5 Nail Art Accounts We’re Obsessed With Right Now
“You don’t a man, you need a manicure”.
In a world obsessed with color-coordination and finding the perfect accessory to complete a fire fit, it comes as no surprise that extravagant nail art is now the must-have addition for Instagram streetwear enthusiasts. From designer monogram prints to 2000’s throwback museum-worthy art – these 5 nail-techs Instagram accounts show you exactly why these artists are dominating the manicure industry.
Jessica Washick @jessicawashick (85k Followers)
Nail Artist & Air Force 1s at Nike Sportswear 👟💅🏼
Jessica is a nail artist, alongside Senior Color Designer at Nike – and is probably the face behind your favorite Air Force 1 designs. Originally based in New York City, but now relocated in Portland for her Nike position, she states herself that she “views nails as a built-in accessory” – and takes influences from designers to create stunning sets. Her talents are undeniable, which has led to many amazing opportunities and achievements from her first Color Design collection ' The VELCRO® Swoosh Air Force 1', to being hired to be the nail tech for TNT’s ‘Claws’ comedy series.
Follow her on Insta now and check out her portfolio over at uneedamanicure.
Anouska Ryan @anouskaanastasia (109k Followers)
✨Create a vibe. Catch a vibe.
Anouska is a self-taught nail artist, based in London, who originally worked at the forever sought after ‘WAH’ studio in Soho, but is now bookable via BeautyStack in Kings Cross. With a loyal and active following on social media, boasting over 109k, she is a model, influencer, but most importantly a successful boss babe. From UV Louis Vuitton monogram prints to her iconic flames design, her talents have landed her collaborations with FootAsylum, ISAWITFIRST, and Missguided & we’re sure the best is still to come.
Reecey Roo Nail Studio @iamreeceyroo (63k Followers)
🇬🇧London’s Best Nail Salon
Reecey Roo’s is a South London-based salon, known for its range of intricate, bougie designs and luxurious beauty studio which offers a range of different treatments. The @iamreeceyroo Instagram features work from multiple artists from the salon, who all have their unique styles but are as equally talented and impressive. Affordable and amazing – Reecey Roo’s Nail Salon is an appointment-only studio that provides the entire profession nail tech experience.
Alana Macleod @iceylana (30k Followers)
𝒾𝒸𝑒𝓎 𝓃𝒶𝒾𝓁𝓈 𝒻𝑜𝓇 $𝓅𝒾𝒸𝑒𝓎 𝒷𝒶𝒷𝑒𝓈🍒
Based in Leeds, UK, Alana is also a self-taught nail artist, who has gained a large following in a very short space of time – with over 30,000 followers in just one year. Alana offers a personalized stick-on nails service, which can be posted world worldwide, and is now more recently offering nail art teaching sessions for aspiring artists. You can head over to her home studio, created & designed by Alana herself, for a chat and drink, whilst you create together the icey-est designs possible.
Alongside her nail account – you should also check out her personal account for home décor inspo, wardrobe envy and a daily dose of cute pets.
Follow her Icey Nails account now – and check out her personal account at @spicy_alan.
Rose B. @rosebnails (85k Followers)
Gel nail art ♡ Miami.
Rose is a Miami-based, nail technician who specializes in gel nail art & has recently become a Leafgel educator. Rose is a beloved member of the Instagram nail art community and has racked up an impressive following, with 85,000 fans of her feminine but edgy designs. Natural nails or long gel extensions – Rose can do anything, from Powerpuff girls to a classic manicure with a marbled twist.
Shoot Rose a DM over on her Insta to book in with her and get truly pampered.