Sophia is a professional session manicurist from London. Known for her precise application, attention to detail and skills in 2D and 3D nail art, this has made Sophia a highly sought-after manicurist in the industry. Her area of expertise includes polish, gel polish, hard gel and hard gel extensions.
Sophia began her career working in a local salon and during this time attracted the attention of nail brand Jessica Nails which gave her the opportunity to work on press and brand events as part of their team. It was through this she had a taste of session work and the buzz really took hold.
In 2011 she decided to take the plunge and branch out on her own which paid off as shortly after this her first London Fashion Week opportunity arose and she has never looked back, with credits now including Paul Costelloe, Chanel, Sharon Wauchob, Canada Goose and Elie Saab.
Sophia has attracted an enviable Celebrity client list which includes The Saturdays, LeAnn Rimes, Little Mix, Nicole Scherzinger, Kelly Clarkson, Amanda Holden, Danai Gurira, Shania Twain, Jorja Smith, All Saints, Bebe Rexha, Emeli Sande and David Gandy. As a result of this she has been requested by TV shows such as The X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing, Graham Norton, Britain’s Next Top Model and This Morning.
Commercially she has attracted brands such as Accessorize, Oasis, Folli Follie, M&S, Max Mara, Microsoft, Apple, Illamasqua and The Body Shop and editorial credits include InStyle, Glamour, Red, Stylist, Tatler, Phoenix and Notion.
Sophia is a delight to work with and is passionate about what she does bringing professionalism and a positive attitude to every shoot.