By Alex Vallis
Updated March 03, 2014

The first 5 minutes of a manicure are the best, when each nail is still shiny, smooth and intensely colored and you still haven't dinged one while putting on your jacket, digging for keys or almost dropping your iPhone. We've uncovered the secret to longer manigasms: Add cupcakes.

Sprinkles Mani Cam

Polish: Essie in Licorice; Nail Art inspired by Kenzo Spring 2014

Cupcakes: Vanilla, Chocolate and Black & White (Belgian Dark Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Frosting and Chocolate Shavings) by Sprinkles

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