Nails Of The Day: Asian Gel Nails with Glitter and Rhinestones

Just got gel nails done with a friend at Nail Spa in Causeway Bay. Aren’t they cuuuuute?!

Mine are clear with pink glitter from the top to the middle and white rhinestones on the bottom.

Janet’s are clear with silver glitter on top and white and purple rhinestones.

Nail Spa is located at Lockhart Road and Pak Sha Road in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.

Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE,, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.


  1. i love causeway bayy !! been there once. loads of shops and restaurants. HK’s great for shopping. i wish i had more time there and also that i knew where’s where.

  2. I love your nails, especially the pink one is done very nicely! I miss HK… I just visited during xmas 08/jan 09 :) Might go back again in oct this year.

  3. Yeah, I was about to say how can a American manicure look so Japanese…So you got in done in HongKong, I spent mot of my time stuffing my mouth with food so I didn’t know anything about the beauty salon…

    They are cute anyway, the 2nd one look so bridal…

  4. i love causeway bay! so much shopping and cute restaurants. causeway bay and mongkok were basically the two places i went to in hong kong.

  5. Your nails look lovely! I <3 HK and can’t wait till I go in 2 months. Any suggestions as to where to go, shop, eat? Any stores in particular? I’ve been before but didn’t really get a chance to really shop around and plus no one my age to really show me the city besides my aunts/uncles. Do share your pics!

  6. For those who lives in NYC and wants to have japanese nail art done, there is a nail salon call Sakura Nail and Spa who offers such service. They are a pure japanese nail salon and the prices are decent for their nail art. Their website is

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