Beauty File: Viv Simmonds, Award Winning Nail Artist & Educator

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Award-winning Nail Artist and International Educator

NAILPRO: What was your first job ever?
McDonalds! My big brother was a manager and he secured a job for me at his store.

NP: What was your first job in the industry?
I set up a desk at a beauty salon, which was tucked away down the end of a dark corridor inside an arcade. Needless to say, I spent many hours doing my own nails.

NP: Who would you like to work with?
Other than [superhero] Oliver Queen? LOL! No one else really. I am lucky to work with one of the most talented nail artists I have ever known and someone who has also become one of my dearest friends--Catherine Wong. I have my team of educators that are like my family in Australia and all the other nail artists I have admired and respected from all over the world I call friends, so I cannot ask for more than that.