DMM Kenya, an affiliate of Japan’s DMM Group, has introduced O’2Nails, a digital nail printer and nail art equipment that prints any image, design or photo on your nails in 35 seconds through one’s smartphone or tablet.
“We are pleased to launch O’2Nails, a premium nail art equipment that can print any pattern, any color, and any design on fingernails and nail tips in 35 seconds. Indeed, O’2Nails is a capable assistant for manicurists and salon owners”, said Fuyuka Matsuzaki, DMM Kenya Director.
(TOP: Lucia Musau at O’2Nails launch event where she had her face printed on her nails).
Usually, it takes one to three hours to complete intricate nail art, but with O’2Nails, this duration reduces to just around 45 minutes. This technology saves time and reduces manicure skill requirement for the manicurists.
Among its features, the O’2Nails machine has more than 800 patterns to choose from, including animal patterns, flowers or a French manicure. In addition, with the O’2Nails app, one can choose from a variety of options or customize their own style from their own photo library on the phone. Or even a selfie.
The machine connects directly to the app via Wi-Fi hot spot from the device giving one access to limitless nail art designs including individual patterns of choice. To get the perfect finish, the machine automatically detects the size of the nail and paints accordingly.
“As the pioneers, we hope to grow in the market and support the beauty industry players to increase their customer base and enhance their experience, ultimately improving their profit margins,” added Matsuzaki.
Speaking during the launch, Terry Mungai, the Director of Ashleys Hair and Beauty Academy, said that nail art is a growing trend and O’2Nails provides a new opportunities for the beauty industry.
“The secret to thriving in the beauty industry is customer satisfaction. Therefore, we must continuously find ways to deliver the best services and new technologies such as O’2Nails provides such an opportunity,” said Mungai.
The complete O’2Nails suite will retail at Kshs 85,000 and can be purchased directly from DMM Kenya.