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The 5 Best Nail Artists in LA

Classy and clean or the most EXTRA ever…let’s just say we’re lucky to have talented Los Angeles nail techs who can do it all at our beck and call. LA has truly gained a reputation for being a hub of creative and innovative nail art. Nail artists in LA often draw inspiration from the fashion industry, cultural influences, and of course our favorite celebrity mani’s from the red carpet. Trust us, we’re not sending you a to a your average nail place here. Find out where you can book the coolest of nail techs who will give you a nail style that will have everyone talking. So elevate your nail art with the 5 best nail techs in LA.

1. Neon Kimosabe

Location: 2370 Westwood Blvd, Suite G

If you’re looking to rock some kick-ass natural nails, run to Kimberlee Schuck of Neon Kimosabe Nails. Kimberlee specializes in acrylic-free, LED curable gel, and Gel-X manicures, that won’t ruin the quality of your natural nails. You’ll also walk away with some cool nail art. From 90’s nails to chrome art and edgy studs, Kim does it all! She’ll be out of the salon until late October, but back just in time for you to get those spooky and stylish Halloween nails.

2. Nails by Kristen

**House-calls only

Ever want to get a manicure in the comfort of your own home? Kristen Ethridge of Nails by Kristen can make it happen. She’s a celebrity nail tech who only does house calls but for good reason. She want’s to maintain focus as she’s creating a nail masterpiece for you. Kristen’s services include classic manicures, acrylics, custom nail art, and hard gel. It doesn’t stop there. She also does lash extensions (cherry on to).  The ultimate beauty “treat yourself” day can be achieved when Kristen comes to your home. 

3. Luxury Nails by Des

Location: 280 N. Montebello Blvd & Available for house calls

If you want nails that sparkle as bright as your jewelry, make an appointment with Luxury Nails by Des. There’s a reason she’s got the word luxury in her handle. She’ll make your nails look like a million bucks! Des specializes in acrylics, hard gel, Gel-X, and more. There’s even an option to let her have creative control over your entire appointment. After taking a look at her IG, we’d definitely trust her to do that.

4. Sweet B Creations

Location: Full address disclosed after booking appointment

If you want nails that are out of this world, you have to check out Sweet B Creations. All of SaBella’s colorful, fun designs make every day feel like it’s festival season. Choose from a gel manicure, hard gel, or extensions, and get ready to be pampered ( yeah, her sessions range from 5 to 9 hours long). Skip lunch and het some nails, it’ll be so worth it.

5. Phil Glamour Nails

Location: Nails on Rodeo, 421 N. Rodeo Dr. Beverly Hills

When walking into Nails on Rodeo and visiting Phillip of Phil Glamour Nails, you’ll walk out with nails just as gorgeous as Beverly Hills. Phillip is the celebrity artist known for his sleek and sexy nail art. From clean colors to dainty nail gems, there’s truly nothing he can’t do. If you’d like Phillip to work his magic on your nails, you can visit him at Nails on Rodeo in Beverly Hills. But keep in mind, his services are by appointment only.

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