Julie Kandalec is the real deal in the nail world. She has done just about everything as a celebrity manicurist including fashion week, editorial and advertising campaigns and red carpet. Here she gives her top tips on working with celebrities as well as some of her favorite (and not so favorite) moments in her 20 year journey.
When Kathy Oliver was working on her master’s degree, she decided to write her thesis on the JCPenney organization. “I learned this is a multi-billion-dollar business,” she laughs, “and I wondered what part of that pie could be for me?"
Throughout the artist’s online portfolio and Instagram platform, @kazuma_genuine, it’s clear the Sassoon-trained artist places value on the customization of each finish based on his client’s individual features.