Here’s a friendly reminder that women get dead scorpions on their nails and call it art

No matter how hard you try to forget certain “fashion” trends, some continue to haunt your thoughts months, if not years later. Which is exactly why a cosmetic scorpion trend out of Mexico that was discovered last year just can’t be forgotten. So if you need a reminder that people actually pay to get scorpions on their nails, here it is.

Women in Mexico are having dead scorpions attached to their nails as part of a new manicure technique.

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The idea for scorpion nail art originated with scorpion connoisseur Lupita Garcia.

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These little critters are applied with tweezers to the nail, and then coated with a thick acrylic paste.

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Most of the scorpions are less than a week old when they are killed for nail art use.

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And here is the finished product…

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Why???

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