First there was glitter.
Then there was Mehndi.
Now there is Waki. Also known as armpit art.
Yes, armpit. The coolest in sub-bicep ornamentation. The hippest in street wear from Japan.
From a fashion scene where pigtails are as common as
Born to take advantage of sleeveless frocks and tube tops, The Kommy Corporation’s group of 200 beauty salons in Japan has helped launch the trend. Says one Kommy spokeswoman, Emiko Ozaki, “It’s beautiful to do paintings on smooth, depilated armpits.” Okay.
Like all well-marketed trends, Waki has spawned DIY kits with tattoos and glitter sealant.
Not yet available in the U.S., but if you want to be ahead of the curve?get waxed, dab on some powder, apply tattoos, pour on the glitter, and…
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