Nail Artist Q&A: “Beauty File” with Alisha Rimando Botero

Alisha Rimando Botero

Find out more about Artistic Nail Design Executive Vice President/?Creative Director and progeny of nail genius Tom Holcomb, Alisha Rimando Botero. What was your first job? I worked at a hot dog stand in a softball park every summer from 12-15 years old. What was your proudest accomplishment? Having my children. Describe the best set of nails you’ve ever seen. Tom Holcomb nails, of course. Every set he put on me for competition would blow my mind. The Vegas showgirl and the New York 9/11 design sculpture nails were the most detailed work I had ever seen in a timed competition. What is your most treasured possession? My Christian Dior bag that Tom gave me on my 30th birthday and my wedding rings. My favorite movie is… As Good as It Gets. I love the smart-ass humor. Describe your perfect day. On the beach with my family, a camera and no cell phone. Are you a morning or night person? Night; I’m at my most creative around 2 a.m. My favorite type of food is… Japanese, Mexican, Italian … in that order! What was your most recent impulse buy? Betsy Johnson shoes.

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