Name: Aya Miyako
Salon: Marie Nails, Koreatown, CA
What inspires your designs?
Simplicity, and pictures from Instagram, or magazines.
What's the most "out there." non-traditional material you've incorporated into a manicure?
feathers, lace (but I found it very difficult to work with).
Describe a favorite manicure you've performed?
I'm a traditionalist- French sculpture. A true set of pink and whites.
What's a favorite trick you've learned?
Patience, practice, not giving up, and continued education, for there's always room for improvement.
What's the most unique request you've received from a client?
a ding ling and a gigantic bow.