After becoming a member of the ranks of Nailpro’s 30 Below 30 in 2022, Abigail Tovar (@abigailsviewofbeauty) captured our consideration together with her creativity and wonderful expertise.
She was keen about her craft, and we couldn’t wait to spotlight her artwork on our cowl. Tovar thought exterior of the field alongside together with her photographer and mannequin, and all of the the items got here collectively for a vibrant, retro cowl. However, earlier than we be taught in regards to the inspiration and the steps behind the quilt, let’s be taught extra in regards to the artist herself.
About The Artist
Abigail Tovar is a passionate Latina nail artist and enterprise proprietor from Austin, Texas. Based on Tovar, her “tight knit household instilled in me the values of arduous work, perseverance and dedication, which allowed me to show my ardour for magnificence from being a interest to a full blown profession.” Tovar all the time knew she wished to be in magnificence, beginning in salons studying the within outs. After 5 years within the business, she is a profitable enterprise proprietor. She and her enterprise associate Lisset are increasing her studio to be a full-service salon.
She needs her new house to be inclusive, noting, “I wished to create a protected and inclusive house for everybody and use my tradition as inspiration in all that I do. Certainly one of my favourite components about what I do is creating distinctive and complicated art work that displays my shopper’s private types to make them really feel like their most lovely and assured self. I absolutely imagine that nails aren’t simply an adjunct, however a type of self-expression and creativity, which I try to indicate that in my work. I really feel so blessed to be the place I’m as we speak in my profession. Nevertheless, I do know that it took a variety of arduous work and assist from my group, household and pals to get right here for who I’m eternally grateful for. I’m grateful for the alternatives which have come my manner, and I can’t wait to see what the long run holds for me. I’m excited to proceed to develop and be taught within the magnificence business and proceed to make folks really feel lovely, one shopper at a time.”
The inspiration on nails and photoshoot was summary and funky, in keeping with Tovar. She added, “The photographer’s work is often impressed by a variety of Nineteen Eighties and Nineties vogue editorials, and the mannequin has such nice type that she put her personal twist to it! I attempt my greatest to suppose exterior the field in relation to editorial shoots, and by some means I got here throughout these googly eyes and a light-weight bulb lit up! It’s tremendous summary and funky! All of it got here collectively, and we made artwork!”
The Dream Crew
Love for Nails
When requested what she loves about doing nails, Tovar responded, “I like what I do as a result of the artwork restrict is countless. There’s no scarcity of inspiration in relation to nail design. From easy patterns to intricate designs, there are such a lot of potentialities to discover. I like the problem of developing with new concepts and pushing myself to attempt new strategies. It’s a type of self-expression that’s distinctive and all the time evolving.”
Tovar makes a speciality of arduous gel and arduous gel overlays, noting that “arduous gel has my coronary heart.” It’s so rewarding when purchasers get to their objective size with sturdy and wholesome nails and say “‘yup, these are my pure nails!’”