This Celebrity Nail Artist Is Also a … Dad?

Little Girl with Nail Polish

Yes, you read that correctly…this person, who is a L’OrĂ©al spokesperson and manicurist for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Zooey Deschanel, Anne Hathaway, and others, is first and foremost a dad. His name is Tom Bachik, and he has two sons and a teenaged daughter. It is on the fingernails of his daughter that he develops new ideas for nail art. He cherishes the time he does her nails because it’s an activity that they can do together.

He experiments a lot with different designs on his daughter’s digits, and she will tell him that she likes them or (politely) let him know that she is not the biggest fan of his latest nail art creation. He posts pics of his daughter’s nails (along with photos of his celebrity work) on Instagram. Whatever his method, it seems to work both for his family life and his career, which is touching and inspiring.