One woman is giving people the opportunity to express their views on social issues like feminism, racial equality and cultural pride in an unexpected way.

Dominican nail artist Ami Vega has been doing hand-painted nail art for about five years. Recently, her clients have started asking for socially conscious designs like the black power fist and Black Lives Matter-related images, LGBT-inspired illustrations like the gay pride rainbow, or having the words “bad feminist” alongside the names of prominent feminist authors on their nails.

The New York native told The Huffington Post that it’s liberating “to have your standpoint [on social issues] expressed somewhere people can see.” She explained that her clients usually come to her with an idea and they work together to bring it to life.

Read more at HuffPost Latino Voices.

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