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11 Celebrity Nail Artists To Follow On Instagram Right Now

Wondering how Kylie Jenner got those perfect nails? Celebrity nail artists and their works aren’t as inaccessible as you think. Thanks to social media, you can check out all of their works without having to pay for hundreds of dollars!

Celebrity Nail Artists You Should Follow On Instagram

While it would be awesome to get nails as awesome as Jennifer Lopez or Demi Lovato, not all of us can afford these celebrity nail artists’ fees. With the gorgeous nail art designs, they create celebs like Kylie Jenner, the Kardashians, Jessie J, supermodel Heidi Klum, and more, it’s definitely worth all the fuss.

I myself would like to follow these artists’ footsteps but for now, I’ll have to settle with getting inspiration from their works. And the best way to do that is to follow them on Instagram!

Check out 10 of the most influential celebrity nail artists on Instagram right now!


1. Celebrity Nail Artists | Chelsea King

With Chelsea King’s partiality to fun and quirky designs, it’s no surprise that she caught the eye of Katy Perry. Her feminine nail art ideas also made an appearance on Adele and Olivia Wilde’s pointers. With a portfolio ranging from girly to totally artsy, it’s no wonder she’s a favorite amongst celebrities.


2. Celebrity Nail Artists | Alicia Torello

Alicia Torello loves detailed manicures with clean lines and designs. Her work has been featured in several magazines as well as at the Met Gala. She’s also loved by a lot of celebrities, including the Olsen twins and Anne Hathaway, among others.


3. Celebrity Nail Artists | Karen Gutierrez

If you’re into simple, clean and classy nails, Karen Gutierrez is the girl to follow. She manages the nails of some of the most famous Latina young stars today. In fact, she’s known to have made Selena Gomez and Becky G’s nails oh-so-pretty.


4. Celebrity Nail Artists | Stephanie Stone

LA-based nail stylist, Stephanie Stone, loves cute and artsy designs on her manicures. She goes for the cute dogs and animals as well as anime characters. You might think celebs would prefer more sophisticated manicures, but it seems Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus love her designs more than the usual glamorous designs.


5. Celebrity Nail Artists | Britney Tokyo

Britney Tokyo is one of the best nail artists out there, and she has the awards to prove it. She’s won several nail art competitions and has amassed quite a following on social media. The reason for her popularity? Quirkiness and the courage to step beyond the line of normal manicures.


6. Celebrity Nail Artists | Madeline Poole

Thanks to Madeline Poole’s artistry, Sally Hansen picked her to become a global ambassador. She’s well known for her outline manicure, taking the nail art world by storm. If you’re into the whimsical, intricately detailed nail designs, then you should follow her on Instagram right now!


7. Celebrity Nail Artists | Miho “Mei” Kawajiri

Mei Kawajiri worked hard for her place in the nail art industry. After perfecting her craft for 15 years in Japan, she became one of the most sought-after celebrity nail artists in New York! Her bold shapes and detailed drawings made her a favorite in the city.


8. Celebrity Nail Artists | Michelle Humphrey

When you become a Maybelline New York Nail Expert, it’s only natural to get offers from haute couture designers and A-listers. It also helps that Michelle Humphry’s portfolio is wide range. She’s done practically every nail trend out there!


9. Celebrity Nail Artists | Naomi Yasuda

Like Mei Kawajiri and Britney Tokyo, Naomi Yasuda also has a Japanese touch to her designs. Her work ranges from the most alluring one-color polishes to the most intricate 3D designs. Some of her clients include the Jenner sisters, Madonna and Alicia Keys.


10. Celebrity Nail Artists | Tom Bachik

If we’re talking about a true A-list celeb nail expert, then Tom Bachik is the one for you to stalk on Instagram. Some of his clients include Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Jessica Biel, and Heidi Klum. And those stars have the most gorgeous nails in Hollywood!


11. Celebrity Nail Artist | Kimmie Kyees

When it comes to celebrity nails, glittery, classy nails filled with Swarovski crystals or glitter instantly come to mind. Kimmie Kyees delivered that with her extensive clientele. She’s worked with Khloe Kardashian, Rihanna, and Chrissy Teigen.


Check out this midi nail ring manicure by one of the celebrity nail artists in this list: Alicia Torello.

If you aspire to get perfect nails like Khloe Kardashian or Selena Gomez, then you should go follow these celebrity nail artists on Instagram. Although you might end up with messy manicures on your first few tries (like I did!) but you can always try again… and again! Let me know which artists’ designs you loved the most in the comments section below.

Celebrity nail artists are also in demand during fashion week. See which designs became a hit during the New York Fashion Week here!

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