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The 'Business Nail' Japanese Manicure is a Strange Phenomenon

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: • References: style and en.rocketnews24
Japanese manicure art is a huge deal for women, but the business nail trend is a growing one in Japan that literally puts the "man" in manicure. What's bizarre about the business nail is that businessmen are apparently using them to get ahead in the job market. However, the bijinesu neiru (business nail) community is a very close-knit and tight lipped one too. An anonymous source told Japan Today that the society is comparable to Fight Club: "You do not talk about business nail" or where to get your nails done.

Although the business nail is strange enough on its own, what's even more perplexing is that the men who are getting their nails done will often spend half of their salaries on nail decorations.