KFC’s Edible, Fried Chicken-Flavored Nail Polish Gives New Meaning to Chicken Fingers

05/05/2016 at 04:59 PM ET

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KFC is unveiling some new products that are “Finger Nail Lickin’ Good.”

The fried chicken chain is taking their slogan to a new, and quite frankly, disturbing place. According to AdWeek, KFC will release two flavors of the nail polish — Original and Hot & Spicy — as a promotion in KFC Hong Kong.

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Because when you think about it, fried chicken and cosmetics go hand-in-hand.

“Yes, it is actually a real thing,” Anna Mugglestone, who works at Ogilvy & Mather Group in Hong Kong, confirmed to the New York Times.

They’ve also released a video promoting, which is actually quite mesmerizing.

Apparently Ogilvy & Mather developed the nail polishes using McCormack spices. Both flavors are sparkly and edible, but the Hot & Spicy is a brighter orange color, while the Original is kind of … chicken flesh-colored?

“The recipe for our edible nail polish is unique and was specifically designed to hold the flavor, but to also dry with a glossy coat similar to normal nail polish,” Ogilvy creative director John Koay told AdWeek. “This campaign is designed to be intriguing and fun to increase excitement around the KFC brand in Hong Kong.”

RELATED: KFC China Is Now Selling Rose Flavored Chicken Burgers

Wow, 2016 is already so interesting.

— Maria Yagoda, @mariayagoda

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On a clear day, you can see forever—or at least that’s the wicked thought behind L.A. designer Agi Berliner’s transparent idea: see-through jeans. Exhibitionists notwithstanding, most folks wear them over bathing suits or as attention-getting evening wear with halters, garter belts and body stockings. Created for the disco crowd, the $34 jeans are selling like, well, hot pants. In just six weeks, 25,000 pairs have already been sold in such major department store chains as Macy’s, Bonwit’s and Saks.

“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

Agi herself tried out the French-cut jeans with the zipper in front, and quickly found several problems: Some plastics tore away from stitching, others wouldn’t bend and all fogged with perspiration. The ideal material proved to be a vinyl supplied by a bookbinder. The steam was eliminated with a series of vents behind the knees and in the crotch. “They’re no hotter than polyester pants,” claims Agi, “and if you wear them with tights, they won’t stick to your legs.”

Whatever the discomfort and despite the problem of Saturday night feverishness, discomaniacs report one major advantage of the plastic pants: no laundry bills. To keep Berliner’s see-through jeans clear, all the wearer needs is a little Windex.

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Becky on

Their chicken if gross..

Jim on

You’re gross Becky

this is just stupid... on

Yuck!! You don’t know what could be in that stuff…just because something says, “edible”, doesn’t mean you should eat it. Case in point…99% of “food” out there is junk! And that’s why more than 50% of Americans are fat/obese. And yes, KFC chicken is GROSS! Have you actually taken the skin off to see all the fat inside….?? Educate/have common sense with what you are eating people.

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