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Yep, these are nails. (Instagram/jillandlovers)

Photos: The most outrageous nail art from the Tokyo nail expo

If it wasn’t already clear, we at Yahoo Canada have a bit of a soft spot for nail art. Sure, it can be silly and it is often impractical. But there’s something about these micro works of art that just get our hearts pumping. 

Earlier this week, Tokyo hosted it’s annual Nail Expo, a show that celebrates all things nails – particularly nail art. And it didn’t disappoint. Click through the gallery above to see some seriously next-level nail art. You can thank us later. 

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