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- n. Someone whose occupation is to trim any type of nails, apply artificial nails (or "nail art") and care for nails. The well-known appellation of a manicurist (or a "nail technician") in Japan and some Southeast Asian countries.
nail + -ist (Wiktionary)
New York Jewelry artist Fumic who calls herself a "nailist" uses bright pinks and purples for an unabashedly feminine look.