What grads have to say:

Here's just a few of the dozens of testimonials we have... 

"Julie's class has given me will literally hit the "fast-forward" button on my career."

Britt  -  @britts_nail_bar

"Today, I enjoy a healthy balance between building my career, opportunities, family and a daily healthy routine."

Vanessa, - @vaneastorganails

"I feel like I found the cheat code with this course!  Thank you Julie!"

Stephanie, @stcrea_studio

"Julie boosted my confidence in working with clients and increased my prices!"

Sofie, @sofierothnails

"I landed my first major brand campaign with Coach!"

LaTara, @tipsXtara

"I would have never known what steps to take without this course."

Tina, @popstar.nails

"Julie is kind and generous. She is detailed and gives realistic examples during class."

Taylor, @thenailtender

"I was fully booked at the end of the course and raised my prices from $60 to $90-$110."
I am an NYC nail professional who is obsessed with giving the nail and beauty industry a better name, and that starts with education. I have over 20 years of actual, real nail experience (and yes, I still see clients in my Manhattan atelier) and my regular celebrity clients include Jessica Chastain, Camila Cabello and Emily Blunt, plus campaigns for brands like Gucci, CND, OPI, Essie, Chanel, Gucci, LeVian, Tiffany & Co and Urban Decay.
NYFW is part of my DNA and I have been a lead artist backstage for over 10 consecutive years and nearly 80 major shows like Oscar de la Renta, Thom Browne, Rodarte, and The Blonds. My clients have walked red carpets at every major awards show and my manicures have held statuettes from the SAG's, Emmy's, Golden Globes, and more than one Oscar. 
Most frequently teaching in-person, the requests to help fellow beauty professionals with business mindset and entrepreneurial skills skyrocketed in 2020, but there was one problem: there was only one of me.
So I decided to go digital and create my virtual classroom. In 2022, I launched Nailpreneur™️ to only sell out twice. I was hearing that what I taught was relevant to other beauty pros too (all part of my plan ;), so Beauty EntrePROneur™️ was the next launch. 
An experienced educator with over 13 years of teaching experience, I have testimonials to prove my student's incredible successes with landing A-list celebrity clients, major ad campaigns, new branding, rate increases, social media partnerships, and more.
Are you the next success story? Welcome to the new Julie K Nail Academy: Where Mentoring + Beauty Meet

6 Modules:


Module 1: Building Your Memorable, Magnetic Brand

You build your brand kit - an easily-digestible guide to your brand’s visual identity. You'll walk away with a new or refreshed brand kit, along with tons of actionable ideas on how to stand out to your ideal clients.



Module 2: Get Instagram Ready + a Brand Partnership Activity

Elevate your social media for top clients and paid brand partnerships. Instagram changes what it wants weekly, so here, I am sharing my evergreen education on making great content - lighting, posing, partnerships, my B.R.E.E.S strategy for posting, and more. PLUS, Platinum members are partnering with a major beauty brand for a content partnership.



Module 3: Behind the Scenes Secrets as a Freelance Beauty Pro

Discover the unwritten secrets of success to working on set, assisting, test shoots, when to take BTS photos of celebrities, and more. Learn about on-set rates, set etiquette, and see real emails from celebrities' publicists and my agent (and how to spot fake ones).



Module 4: Studying References and Creating a Mood Board

Working with references and a mood board is a daily occurrence for a campaigns, commercials, film, print, and music videos. Learn how to study your references, then you'll create your own mood board to implement that you just learned.



Module 5: Secrets to Working with Celebrity Clients & Public Relations

Learn how to properly and respectfully work with celebrity & VIP clients, plus we discuss public relations, press, and how to build your credibility in the fashion and beauty space.



Module 6: Discussing Money & Signing with an Agency

Money used to be such a taboo topic, but in this module I am sharing exact rates to expect in different scenarios so you can be more educated and not leave money on the table! I share what my agent says on how to become a beauty agency’s #1 pick, invoicing, and handling the biggest question of all - “what’s your rate?”


🪩 Features:

💕  Content: 6 weeks of on-demand video training with Julie, complete with anytime- access (Value: $3,297)

💕  Coaching: 3 live bi-weekly Q&A video calls for you to ask questions and get answers fast! (Value: $1,500)

💕  Connection: 1:1 call with Julie (Value: $500)

💕  Feedback from Julie (Value: $2,500) 

💕  Community: Get access to the members-only Facebook group where you can hang out with other beauty pros on the same journey (Value: $497)

💕  Resources: Interviews with top beauty pros including a top celebrity makeup artist, a beauty and trend expert, and an executive producer. (Value: $800)

💕  Gifts: You will receive my Nail Art Design Book, plus some other goodies from my retail site, julieknailart.com

💕  Intimate: Small group size 

💕  BONUS: Mini Canva Bootcamp (Value: $197)

💕  BONUS: Create your own branding kit (Value: $500)

💕  BONUS: Brand collaboration activity (Value: $1,000)

💕  BONUS: Grads are added to my referral list for jobs, (invaluable)




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