This is really scary. Memphis woman, Shayna Isom has a rare skin condition which causes her hair follicles to produce 10 times the normal amount of skin cells. So basically, that means that nails grow on her body wherever hair should be growing.
Her mystery illness, which she’s believed to be the only person in the world suffering from, began when she had an allergic reaction to steroids she was taking to treat her asthma. Shayna was forced to drop out of school. She lost her ability to walk without use of a cane, and her family soon found themselves thousands of dollars in debt trying to afford her medical care. Keep reading »
There’s a great article in the Daily Mail, which features the woman with the world’s longest fingernails doing “every day stuff” like brushing her hair, driving her car, and playing golf. Chris Walton, aka “The Dutchess,” a musician and grandmother, is known best for her 20-foot long fingernails, which she hasn’t trimmed in 18 years. Damn! I’m sure you were wondering how she plays golf with those golden talons. In a cocktail dress and heels just like the rest of us … that’s how. [Daily Mail]
Atlanta woman, Jazz Ison Sinkfield, is hoping her shimmery gold, 20-inch-long fingernails will make her famous. Her goal is to share the story of her “divine gifts,” which she’s been growing for the last 22 years, on Oprah’s couch someday. Jazz’s monthly salon maintenance includes five-hour sessions at $250 a pop at Exotic Nail and Spa. But that’s not all! She refrains from tying her shoes and we’re guessing that masturbation is out of the question. Fame always comes with a price. Oh wait, how does she shower, or eat, or pick her nose? God, I have so many questions. [The Gloss
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We love adorning our fingers with nail polish and rings, but never have we thought of wearing a fake fingertip. Maybe jewelry designer Cornelia Webb was trying to make this piece as fashionable as eye patches once were, but thinking of all the ways a person could have her fingertip chopped off is a macabre daydream we don’t want to have. Plus, think of how easy it would be to lose this piece of jewelry. [I’m Revolting] Keep reading »