Julie Kandalec, editorial nail stylist, founding father of world schooling program Masterclass Nail Academy and writer of Nail Artwork Design Ebook, has opened her first nail artwork studio, Julie K Nail Artelier in Manhattan’s Monetary District. This boutiqe nail house will provide one in every of a form distinctive manicure companies together with high-end nail enhancements, gel polish, sculpting gel, acrylic, comfortable gel full protection suggestions, enhancement elimination and quite a lot of intricate and detailed ranges of nail artwork.
The identify Julie Okay Nail Artelier combines the French phrase, “atelier” which suggests workshop or studio, with nail artwork.
“The concept to open a non-public boutique nail studio blossomed out of the COVID-19 pandemic and its dire impact on the nail business that had been almost destroyed,” Kandalec says. “Whereas many individuals are nonetheless not snug strolling into bigger salons and home calls aren’t an choice for everybody both as a consequence of house, security considerations, or are price prohibitive, I made a decision to cater to the wants of these shoppers which might be searching for a non-public, high-end expertise, with out the crowdedness of a big salon. Primarily, I needed to create a comfy, front room really feel to make the expertise as snug as potential.”
From Essie campaigns to backstage at New York Style Week, Julie Kandalec is the nail skilled that editors, designers, and celebrities name to make their dream nails come to life. The founding artistic director of Paintbox in New York Metropolis, Julie made stylish and on-trend nail artwork accessible to a mainstream clientele and now shares her years of expertise with salons, colleges, spas, and accommodations around the globe because the founding father of Masterclass Nail Academy.
Her shoppers embrace Mariah Carey, Camila Cabello, Emma Roberts, and Hailee Steinfeld. Her work has been featured in Attract, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Vogue, WWD, and on campaigns for CHANEL, Dior Magnificence, YSL Magnificence, Tiffany & Co., Glossier, Bobbi Brown, City Decay and Maybelline.
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