Make your nail dreams a reality.
If you’ve ever had a hankering to print your face on your fingernails, O’2 Nails out of Guangzhou, China, wants to make that a reality.
Our team got to sample the acrylic-based wears at [CES 2017](./ces-2017], with O’2 Nails showing off its new Mobile Nail Printer, which works with an iPhone app to send custom designs or photos to a machine loaded with high-quality inks.
To quote #BradPit in the movie #Se7en, “WHAT’S IN THE BOX?!” 📦😱 While that’s a very good question, it’s actually what comes OUT of the box that’s super cool and amazing! This is the @o2nails_beauty, a device that allows people to print and truly customize their #manicure without any mess or hassle. The best part? It’s portable! 💅🏼 #CES2017 #O2Nails #LasVegas #SandsExpo
The idea is pretty simple: the printer is loaded with an ink cartridge, similar to, well, an actual printer, and the feeder paints your conveyed masterpiece onto an acrylic nail. The company claims that each cartridge can print up to 800 nails, depending on the intricacy of the design, but for commercial purposes O’2 nails says each one is a palatable 15 cents.
At $ 780, the printer itself is being aimed at nail salons, but the technology should filter down to more accessible products in the next couple of years. For now, though, you can start looking forward to seeing the O’2 creations later this year, when the printer begins shipping worldwide.