Get To Know Celebrity Manicurist Bethany Newell

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Get To Know Celebrity Manicurist Bethany Newell

Bethany Newell is unlike most celebrity manicurists.  Through 20+ years of experience working with luxury brands, well known photographers and celebrity clientele, Bethany brings an unparalleled level of expertise to the table. Her meticulous attention to detail and creative direction keep her at the top of her field. She is truly passionate about her work and all of the projects she embarks on, including luxury ad campaigns and editorial projects. You have probably seen her work while thumbing through your favorite magazines!

Read on to get a few insights from her on how to break into this market, and what it’s like to be a part of it!

Nailpro: Hi Bethany, you’ve done many celebrity’s nails. Can you name a few?   
Bethany: Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron, Christy Turlington…

Who was your favorite to work with?  
I enjoy working with all of my clients. Each client has a very different and interesting personality. I am always impressed with the work they do.

You did a watch ad for TAG Heuer featuring Leonardo DiCaprio. What all did you have to do for Leonardo DiCaprio’s nails? How are his cuticles?  
He was a wonderful and very easy client to work with. He was a very clean manicure and we did a pedicure as well in the event it was a full figure shot with bare feet. His nails were in great condition.

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