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Wild Speculation: How Do These Deluxe Press-On Nails Stay On?

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Okay—they're not press on nails, but we're having a hard time calling them rings because, well, they're more like talons. Danielle Nicole Hill designed these "Predator Rings," which she sells on her Etsy shop Gliding Primal Instinct for $200 each (or $900 for a whole hand's worth). But we have to wonder—how the hell do they stay on, being that they don't particularly look lightweight?

Given the side view of the thumb, it looks like the answer to that is really intense suction, which probably leaves a nasty mark once they're plucked off. Or, maybe you have to sell your soul on top of paying $900, and this is just how your fingers look from now on.
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· Gliding Primal Instinct [Etsy]