In October 2014, a group of enterprising nail techs calling themselves the League of Lacquer rented a booth at NY Comic Con and offered mini manicures with handpainted fan art.
In October, a group of enterprising nail techs calling themselves the League of Lacquer rented a booth at NY Comic Con and offered mini manicures with handpainted fan art. Every client was entered to win a raffle for more than $300 worth of prizes from Color Club, Floss Gloss, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Appliq, and Jane’s Tiny Things. “Our booth was packed all weekend with excited nerdy nail art fans,” says Red Bank, N.J.-based nail tech Jane Moate.
Raquel Nevarez (@raqstarnails), Jane (@thatjanedesigns), Kelly (@i_ nailed_it), and Danielle Lubin (@10thstorynails) show off their own nail art for the event.
Raquel (@raqstarnails) did some cool Star Wars nails.
Jane (@thatjanedesigns) gave a client the best villain couple ever: Joker and Harley Quinn.
Shelley (@shellbeezy) had a repeat customer from last year who wanted tank girl nails to match her costume.
Mimi (@nailsbymimi) works on a psyched client.
Mimi (@nailsbymimi) shows off her own superhero nails.
Fans paid $25 and up for superhero nail art.
Jane (@thatjanedesigns) uses Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics polish to work on a Deadpool nail.
The superheroes of nail art take charge in this banner designed by Jeff Weiner.
Desreen’s (@nailsbydesreen) menu featured Spongebob and Sanrio characters.
Kelly (@i_nailed_it) gave a happy client a Simpsons set.