With marijuana becoming legal in more and more states and its use becoming more and more acceptable in mainstream society, there’s less and less reason not to publicly flaunt your love of the wonderful leaf. What better way to do so than by literally gluing weed to your nails in a decorative fashion?
Louisiana Pham, the owner of Orchid Nail Lounge in Santa Clara, California, told BuzzFeed she’s been creating weed-infused nails for years. Her first such design took place when a client requested something for a marijuana trade show called Hemp Con. The design was a hit at the convention that Pham began offering it to other clients as long as they have a card for legal marijuana. She notes however that it’s still very much a “niche” operation, though there the trend has clearly caught on elsewhere judging from all of the #weednails photos on Instagram. Below are some of our favorites