Nail art is a pretty hot topic here on the LOOK Beauty Desk. We love to get out our dotters and stripers and craft some super-cool designs. But there’s only so many times you can rock a polka dot design, that’s where these guys come in. Meet the ah-mazing nail-art technicians that show off their incredible skills on instagram, for us to try (and quite possibly fail) to recreate. From J-Lo’s fave manicurist, Tom Bachik, too fashion-week-favourite, Sophy Robson. They are post mega-cool designs that will fill you instgram feed with bags of inspo. Trust us the biggest nail art trends start right here…
Bel Fountain Townsend (aka Sohotrightnail) was born and raised in the UK before relocating to LA (jealous!). Now with 31.1K followers on Instagram she’s an in-demand nail artist with a YouTube channel full to the brim of easy step-by-step nail art tutorials.
Fleur Rose is a New York-based celeb nail artist with clients like Ashley Graham, Julianne Moore and Rita Ora. With her instagram packed to the brim with quirky cool designs it’s no wonder she’s collected over 10.8K followers.
A regular backstage at fashion week, Sophy Robson has collaborated with the likes of Henry Holland and Marc Jacobs on their legendary catwalk shows. If there’s a big nail trend out there, chances are, she started it.
If you want to know how to A-list get their talons red-carpet-ready, check out Tom Bachik’s feed. He’s worked with everyone from J-Lo to Beyonce and they ALL love his work…
Born in Korea before moving to NYC in 19991, Jin Soon Choi, has gained her nail fame for pioneering simple but chic designs. She now has a her own range of nail polishes in the US as well as a collection of hand and foot spas that count Sarah Jessica Parker as a regular client.
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British nail guru, Sophie Harris-Greenslade, sparked a huge online following with both her instagram and blog that showcased her quirky-cool, and incredibly intricate nail art designs. Now with 45.2K followers on instagram and an ever-growing celebrity client list, she’s officially nailing it (see what we did there?!)
San Diego based college student Celine started creating her nail art as a hobby, but now her hand painted designs have taken off in a big way. She has over 64,000 followers (and counting) currently obsessing over her nail art snaps which include quirky avocados, pineapples, tie-dye swirls, mermaid scales and loads more impressive illustrations.