High school in a whole new light.

Nail Art Returns to PBA

February 06, 2013

The first time Miyuki Otake, wife of Japanese Instructor Loren Otake, held a nail art workshop on campus, over a dozen students attended the first-semester event. Last week, Miyuki returned for another workshop and virtually the entire Japanese classroom was filled with energetic attendees.

While the first nail art tutorial revolved around the standard French tip design, the second workshop was a bit more advanced. Miyuki, who studied nail art for two years in Japan before becoming a teacher at Sendai Beauty Art Technical School, taught the students how to master the complex water marble nail technique.

For sophomore Candis Imanaka, Miyuki’s appearance could not have come at a better time.

“Every time I tried doing marble at home it didn’t work out,” she said. “I didn’t know how to do it, but now I know how. You have a cup of water and then you drip in some nail