Julie Kandalec is a freelance nail artist living in New York City. Her clients include Essie, Victoria's Secret, Laura Mercier, Valentino, Dior, Swarovski, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, and multiple international versions of Vogue.
Celebrity clients include Ariana Grande, Emma Roberts, Hailee Steinfeld, Rose Byrne, Viola Davis, and Kaley Cuoco.
Always professional, personable and cutting-edge, her specialties include natural nails, gel and acrylic enhancements, nail art, beauty trends & forecasting, consulting, on-camera events, global education, and leading shows at New York Fashion Week.
In 2017, she launched her popular travel and beauty blog, Julie Off Duty.
She is represented by Bryan Bantry Inc. in NYC.