Customized Fingernails by 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Services

Nail with a 3D scanning twist

All right all you fashion buffs. Are you looking for some hip techie fashion? If so here is some nerdy news that probably won’t break any headlines but might cause you to break a nail. It may be nerdy, but you won’t be picking your nose with this stuff. The ideas has to do with some bad nail. No I don’t mean “bad” as in those kind that avoid your hammer so that you smack your thumb, I am talking about some “bad” fingernails. Fashionable fingernails with a hi-tech twist fabulously flicked out through a 3D printer using 3D printing and 3D scanning services.

3D scanning Fakes that fit

Girls love to do their nails. I will never understand why, but I am a guy. I never notice what they do with them until my wife holds her hand in front of my face.  But who cares what I think, they love them. They love to do them up and show them off. Fake nails are not a new thing, either. Girls have been faking their fingers forever. Fake nails have their advantages, too. They tend to be longer and some people think they look more beautiful than the natural ones. Also, fake nails come in a variety of styles. One of the problems with fake nails is that they don’t always fit the way you want. No one size fits all, if you know what I mean. A fake nail that fits your finger exactly is a new thing. 3D printing and 3D scanning services is one way that makes that possible.

3D scanning services for the hand

A 3D printed nails; now that’s what I call a good match. It takes all that techie know-how and mixes it with some vain fashion smarts. The techie side is what most excites me. How does it work? Actually it is as simple as “hand me your hand for a scan.” That’s the plan. All that needs to be done is to stick your hand into a device that uses 3D laser scanning technology to scan the surface of your fingers.  The scanned data is stored in a computer file that can be used by a 3D printer to print out a fingernail that fits your finger like a glove. How about that?

let's get funky with 3D scanning services

Printing out a custom finger-fitted nail is not just about the right fit, but there are other advantages to the idea. 3D printing and 3D scanning services lets those who print the nails exercise some creative. 3D printers are nothing but translators. They do whatever you tell them to do. If you design a funky looking fingernail then that is what it is going to give you. Today, people are all about being unique. What says “I gotta be me” like that nifty new true to the real you nail?

3D printing and 3D scanning services can do nails and a whole lot of other fashion I am sure. There is no doubt about that. Let’s not get too crazy about all this though. I might be on the phone calling the fashion police, because some of that stuff coming down the catwalk is just ridiculous. I guess that is why no one is calling me and asking me for fashion advice.

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