If they are good enough to meet the ever-changing fashion trends, cost, and demands of the stars, surely they are good enough for the remaining 99% of the world, right?
The style, creativity and technique these artists employ is part of the reason these professionals are in a league of their own. Meet 5 celebrity nail technicians that you should know, even if you’ll never get a slot in their everyday appointment book:
1. Tom Bachik
The only man featured on the list, Tom Bachik puts the “MAN” in “manicurist.” Bachik has the most extensive celebrity client list we’ve ever seen including Beyonce, Kim/Khloe Kardashian, Ciara, Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, and the list goes on to include Vogue in 6 countries, Gucci, Rolling Stone, L’Oreal, and it literally never stops!
2. Gina Edwards
Edwards is no stranger to famous fingers and major fashion events like NY Fashion Week. Edwards has a regular clientele of stars like Nicole Kidman, Taylor Swift, Mary J. Blige, Rita Ora, Lady Gaga Bella Hadid, and Michelle Williams.
3. Kimmie Kyees
Kyees was licensed 25 years ago and she has soared to the top of the nail industry, with clients like style icons Rihanna & Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Adele, and the list continues.
4. Jenny Bui
Bui does nails for Cardi B. Enough said, right? No but seriously, Jenny is a vet who has been doing nails for more than 21 years. She owns shops in NYC and regularly travels to meet the demands of a high-priced clientele.
5. Alicia Torello
Torello is based in New York City and her work has been featured in Vogue, W Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar. Catch Torello’s work on the catwalk or in high-fashion shoots!