In December of 1998, I had done a Christmas scene on my left thumbnail. After two weeks, I was surprised on how well it did. It grew out well without any wearing of the design. My co-worker said to me, "See how long you can grow that thumbnail!" Who am I to turn down a challenge!
The first nail grew to 8 inches long. The whole time, I had done so many different designs on it. In June of 2001, I had painted the faces of The Backstreet Boys on it for my daughters for our first BSB concert. I just couldn't take off that design! I left that on there until I removed the nail (the acrylic).
After that, I was naked, so I started growing it again. This time, I grew it to 4 1/2 inches, only thing this time, I only painted it black. I decided to remove this one when I caught it on shelf in the store! I saw the face of God!! I have never felt pain like that before! So, of course, I started another one!
This one was a year old on January 28, 2006 and is already 2 1/2 inches long, and black again!
With this nail, I rarely need I.D when I go places. It's so much easier than digging for my license!
I'll keep you up to date with pictures and stories on my nail. Enjoy!