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Mika Akagawa of Marie Nails

Mika Akagawa of Marie Nails 0

Name: Mika Akagawa

Salon: Marie Nails, Koreatown, CA

Instagram: Mikahana555


What inspires your designs?

Fashion. 

What's the most "out there." non-traditional material you've incorporated into a manicure?

Metal, wire, and lace. 

Describe a favorite manicure you've performed?

Anything simple, nude, clean, and clear. 

What's a favorite trick you've learned?

Speed.  

What's the most unique request you've received from a client?

A 2" tall 3D Mount Fuji out of acrylic that protruded from the nail. 

Manami Nobe of Marie Nails

Manami Nobe of Marie Nails 0

Name: Manami Nobe

Salon: Marie Nails, Koreatown, CA

Instagram: Manaminobe


What inspires your designs?

I'm not a creative person... I can just copy the picture or do the design the customer requested.

What's the most "out there." non-traditional material you've incorporated into a manicure?

Chain

Describe a favorite manicure you've performed?

3-D sushi

What's a favorite trick you've learned?

Fabric art... floral gel painting, denim, etc. 

What's the most unique request you've received from a client?

The poop emoticon.