Nail Artists Share Their Horror Stories

  • Published on Mar 6, 2019
  • "She kept coming to me as her toenails just disintegrated."
    Amberlee Loera:
    Xuan Bui:
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Comments • 1 652

  • J W
    J W 11 minutes ago

    Am I the only one that is lowkey uncomfortable fron the chicks face lump

  • NaomiYah Virge
    NaomiYah Virge 12 hours ago

    *Foot fungus?! GIRL IF YOU DON'T....*
    #THEDOOR 👉🏿🚪

  • Aneshia Gipson
    Aneshia Gipson 3 days ago

    What’s on that girl’s face?

  • Brenda Perez
    Brenda Perez 6 days ago +1

    Ok but both of them are so beautiful what the 😍

  • Ayah Kline
    Ayah Kline 6 days ago +2


  • Sanjana Shah
    Sanjana Shah 6 days ago

    Why does every other comment here has 3k, 4k, 6k and so on likes!!

  • NinaBina75
    NinaBina75 8 days ago +1

    I'm in love with the second girls look 😍😍😍

  • Antoinette Marlow
    Antoinette Marlow 12 days ago

    The woman with bangs & brunette - is that a piercing on her right lip corner . . . . or a mole/growth/whatever??

  • Maddy Swan
    Maddy Swan 12 days ago +3

    "'She told me it was okay..' Damn that's a bad nail shop.." Damn same girl that nasty

  • allison tamouzian
    allison tamouzian 12 days ago +3

    To this day I wonder if that nail is ok 😂

  • Amanda Gonzalez
    Amanda Gonzalez 12 days ago

    She’s from Whittier yasss!

  • Sam Byrne
    Sam Byrne 15 days ago

    When she mentioned essential oils I got anti vaccer vibes

  • Madison Adams
    Madison Adams 15 days ago

    eww i bet her toes ew that girl is grosssss

  • Elisa Martinez
    Elisa Martinez 15 days ago

    Usually nail salons tell you if your feet or nails are infected and they won't or will work on them. Also the tools they use are disposed of properly. Ne er let anyone do your feet or nails unless you see gloves and plastic covers

  • maria
    maria 15 days ago

    i just got a no chip manicure and the other day i was cutting food with a really fancy professional sharp japanese knife and it sliced the tips of two of my nails 🌚🔫

  • Hailey Deokie
    Hailey Deokie 15 days ago +2

    5:27 I love this girl 😭💀 when she said “Damn...”

  • Emily Adcock
    Emily Adcock 16 days ago +1

    Xuan is so perrty

  • Life As Lilly
    Life As Lilly 16 days ago +1

    Xuan Bui is Jenny Bui's ( Cardi B's nail artist) sister!

  • queen_fox 4ever
    queen_fox 4ever 17 days ago

    Don't call these horror stories these are bad experiences

  • Eika May
    Eika May 17 days ago +3

    *sees grades*
    Brb, gonna buy some essential oils 😂

  • Lexus Carter
    Lexus Carter 17 days ago

    is amberlee actually have a piercing on his mouth, its really disturbing to see that sorry ^^

  • Don't even think About it

    What does the first girl have beside her lip?

  • Eliza Abraham
    Eliza Abraham 18 days ago

    How many likes can this comment get

  • Hannah Bartman
    Hannah Bartman 18 days ago

    I have really weird toenails, and wanted to have nice acrylics put on for a trip to Florida. Got them on, they looked freaking amazing for my whole trip. Last day of the trip, I was loading my suitcase into our car to head to the airport, and I snagged my big toenail under the acrylic and ripped half my fake/real nail off! Blood was gushing everywhere, it was pooling around my foot, got on my suitcases and everything! Never getting acrylics again! Lol

  • Aya Kee
    Aya Kee 18 days ago

    Where's Cristine D:

  • theumbrellaofdoom
    theumbrellaofdoom 18 days ago +1

    HAHAHA they funny

  • Happy Dancer
    Happy Dancer 20 days ago

    My friend tried to have acrylic nails....but less than a week it was coming off and it was actually LIFTING UP HER ACTUAL FINGER NAIL. This happened at school so she tried to apply pressure to her nail but pressing down with a paper napkin. And when she told me this, I kinda wanted to see what it looked like but she didn't let me

  • iknowthetruth4eve r
    iknowthetruth4eve r 20 days ago

    The first lady is beautiful!!!!!

  • Michi Su
    Michi Su 24 days ago

    so this just validated my fear of nail shops and getting a fungus...literally the infected customers were not turned away. ewwww

  • Nubia Ameker
    Nubia Ameker 24 days ago

    Ok the first lady made me sick. Wont be going to her shop

  • 2moonsmir96 blforvever

    Well the testicle story sounds traumatizing BUT stuff like that happens all the goddamn time. I have women come in with short dresses and almost every single time they refuse a blanket that we offer them so they can cover up. It's just nasty and inconsiderate of the client to not wear appropriate attire and/or cover themselves during the service.

  • M Loera
    M Loera 26 days ago

    Omg amberlee is my cousins wife lol

  • Joli Cuello
    Joli Cuello 26 days ago

    Austin powers anyone im sorry but I can't help but think about that movie

  • Ok Ok
    Ok Ok 26 days ago +1

    Ok but the second girls makeup is flawlessss

  • Snowball
    Snowball 27 days ago

    That second lady's top is so low! She might as well have just been wearing a bra

  • A P
    A P 27 days ago +1

    PHEW Xuan is beautiful!! every single aspect of her style is on point! nails? check. hat? check. outfit? CHECK. makeup? off the charts.

  • Dayana Davila
    Dayana Davila 27 days ago +1


  • Dayana Davila
    Dayana Davila 27 days ago +1


  • Jimin s LOSt jams
    Jimin s LOSt jams 28 days ago +1

    The second women is really pretty

  • ALN 102
    ALN 102 28 days ago

    Man these stories are tame! I’m a hairdresser and I have way grosser stories

  • Kim Dc
    Kim Dc 28 days ago

    @simplynailogical react to this please

  • taylor schleigh
    taylor schleigh 28 days ago

    The first chick should think about the corner of her lip before she talks about people’s nail fungus lol

  • Ilona Mikhov
    Ilona Mikhov 29 days ago

    In all fairness I did try to heal a toe fungus with oils and it just didn’t work and I’m all about holistic healing but I’m not opposed to going to the doc for prescription meds too. And guess what. The doctor gave me something that made it go away! WOW! Haha
    That’s what happens when you’re a gardener and wear rubber boots in the summer. Make sure to give your toes some air and wash out your boots!

  • Shareen
    Shareen 29 days ago +5

    The prettiest name I’ve ever heard „Xuan Bui“ 😍

  • Tiffani Farrington
    Tiffani Farrington 29 days ago

    Homegirl got bad luck with pedicures. Just don’t do them anymore lol

  • jordan kampe
    jordan kampe 29 days ago

    damn and i feel bad to go in with dry and cracking cuticles....

  • Darina Angelova
    Darina Angelova 29 days ago

    This is why I don't go have my nails done. I don't want any infection from someone's nasty fungus. People should prioritize doctors before nail artists appointments...

  • Pipe Tunes
    Pipe Tunes Month ago

    I’m sorry but that thing on your mouth is disgusting. You obviously have the money but not the brains to do something about it.

  • JA M
    JA M Month ago

    Is that a big wart on that girls face?

  • L L
    L L Month ago

    What’s on her mouth ?

  • dcontreras2014
    dcontreras2014 Month ago

    I thought this would be funnier or more gnarly. D-

  • emoticon feliz
    emoticon feliz Month ago +3

    Everything in the second lady screams like "haute-class" she look like a fashion guru and even talk like it

  • Druscilla Reyes
    Druscilla Reyes Month ago

    What is that thing on her mouth tho?

  • K H
    K H Month ago +1

    The first woman is really naturally pretty 😍

    • Lola Pulkin
      Lola Pulkin 28 days ago

      K H just because I don’t find somebody attractive doesn’t some how make you a good person

    • K H
      K H 28 days ago

      @Lola Pulkin I can see the beauty in everyone unlike some... 🙄

    • Lola Pulkin
      Lola Pulkin 29 days ago

      K H not really

  • Josh Anderson
    Josh Anderson Month ago +1

    6:07 LOL how sweet , imagine still wondering about the well-being of someone’s nail all these years

  • Jaquelin Serrano
    Jaquelin Serrano Month ago +1

    4:40 has me dead omg 💀
    Hers was LOnGer

  • Michelle Louise
    Michelle Louise Month ago +1

    I’d love to know the shade/make of the lipstick that the woman in the black hat is wearing. Anyone know?

  • Danimal Hublick
    Danimal Hublick Month ago


  • Darcy L
    Darcy L Month ago +4

    And I am embarrassed or worried if I haven't shaved my legs in a week prior to going to get a mani and pedi. Jeez louiz! These stories..

  • Peachy Sadie
    Peachy Sadie Month ago

    i just wanna know what’s on that girls mouth 💀😭

  • Blen Haile
    Blen Haile Month ago

    The essential oils girl is probably an anti vax mom

  • onehundredcats
    onehundredcats Month ago +1

    I relate to the first girl. Not wanting to upset the customer and sacrificing your sanity for it 😂

  • adorablehoney
    adorablehoney Month ago

    The girl in the hat is so gorg like how lol

  • qu2iepie10
    qu2iepie10 Month ago

    Whittier!!!! Okay sorry I got excited lol

  • Bathory Synystra
    Bathory Synystra Month ago

    Terbinafine. Get it.

  • #yaoi4life
    #yaoi4life Month ago

    Somebody know what's on the first girl mouth

  • foreverh94
    foreverh94 Month ago

    I'm genuinely horrified.. There's no state where it's legal to do services on diseased nails.. Not EVER.. It's what thry got licensed for! The exam is about not doing harm! We're not Drs so we're supposed to tell you to get the Drs release for that service.. But NEVER work on some kind of disorder/disease.. Ever!!!

  • ydasda42
    ydasda42 Month ago +1

    Bless ya'all's hearts!!!!! Ugh....thank you for your professionalism!!!!!
    Secondly, you ladies are beautiful 😘

  • Voudoux Goddess
    Voudoux Goddess Month ago

    Idk I don’t think I would do feet, I’ve been thinking about going to nail school on the westcoast but I hate feet 😩😂

  • i had to wait a long periodically time

    I wonder how old the second girl is she said she’s been doing this since 06’ and she looks like she’s in her 20’s

  • Pellet Tellep
    Pellet Tellep Month ago

    What's on Amberlees mouth? A zyst? Or a piercing? Is it in any way intentional??

  • Steph De La Paz
    Steph De La Paz Month ago

    Go amberlee... go whittier!!!!

  • sheba baynes
    sheba baynes Month ago

    I cant stop looking at the lip😭😭😭

  • Miss Mystery
    Miss Mystery Month ago

    Skskskssks antivaxxers are another breed😂😂

  • Ashtar
    Ashtar Month ago +1

    What is wrong with her mouth