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Behind The Scenes! Meet: Yoko Sakakura

Posted on 07 September 2018

Meet Yoko Sakakura! Nail stylist to the stars, Yoko's celebrity clientele includes icons like Cher, Madonna, Nicki Minaj and more. Yoko can be found behind the scenes of photoshoots, editorial productions, and red carpet events, or at her salon in West Hollywood, CA!


Q: When did you start doing nails?

A: Ever since I was a little girl, I've been painting my nails! I've been professionally licensed for 10 years.

Q: Where are you originally from?

A: I am from Tokyo, Japan!

Q: What is your favorite NCLA color?

A: My favorite color is Call My Agent! 

Q: What is your favorite part of LA?

A: Manhattan Beach!

Q: Round or Square?

A: Round

(how cute is this mani by Yoko?!)

Q: What's your biggest nail no no?

A: Picking off your gels! Don't do it!

Q: Fave NCLA Cuticle oil scent?

A: The newest one - So Rich Lollipop Lollipop! 

Q: Any advice on girls that want to start a career in nails?

A: Enjoy doing nails and doing your own nails, and your career will flourish.

Q: Fave LA salon?

A: CT salon in West Hollywood!

Q: Any tips to make your manicure last longer?

A: Wear gloves, have your man open your soda and do dishes, apply topcoat once a week. (for regular polish mani)



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