5 N.Y.C. Nail Artists Creating Works Of Art That Belong In The MoMA

πŸ’… If you a fly gal, get your nails done πŸ’…πŸΎ

Join team #NoMoreBoringManicures. In fact, screw a "manicure," you deserve nail art from here on out. Why pick just one color when you can have five? You deserve nails adorned with crystals and pearls. You deserve nails that belong in a museum β€” go abstract, art deco, surrealist, or any other period that suits your fancy.

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The nail artists featured below know exactly what I'm talking about. Despite each having their own individual style, they're matched in their ability to create unique designs that will leave you craving your next appointment.

See below for some serious nail porn.

1. Madeline Pool

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Madeline Poole, the mastermind behind MP Nails, is known for her ridiculously sleek nail graphics β€” lines so clean that you'd think you're looking at a Sol Lewitt wall drawing.

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2. Jenny Bui

This Cardi-B verified nail artist crafts literal sculptures on your hands β€” make an appointment at Nails on 7th if you're searching for a one of a kind look.

3. Jessica Washick

Jessica Washick's work often has a balance of effortlessness, trendiness, and of sportiness β€” perhaps that has something to do with her work as a color designer for Nike.

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4. Mei Mei Kawajiri

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Mei Mei Kawajiri's nail art is characterized by brightness, energy, and at times a hint of comedy. There's no questioning her talent: she's one of the nail artists behind the unique designs on the show Claws.

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5. Miku Tsutaya

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If you prefer to air on the side of softness, you should seek out Miku Tsutaya for stunningly delicate nails β€” the rose quartz design pictured is a prime example.

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August 23, 2017
5 N.Y.C. Nail Artists Creating Works Of Art That Belong In The MoMA