Gracie J is a celebrity nail stylist, traditionally trained nail tech, and self-taught artist who is most noted for her work as former Lead Nail Stylist for TNT’s critically-acclaimed television series “CLAWS”. She boasts celebrity clientele like Issa Rae, PoseFX’ Angelica Ross, Young MA, Dascha Polanco, and Phylicia Rashaad.
Her work has been featured in Glamour, NYLON, Paper, Coveteur, ESSENCE, and more, and she has attracted the attention of leading beauty brands like SavageXFenty and for brand partnerships. She was recently featured in Zerina Akers’ Black Owned Everything, one of PureWow’s #PureWow100 change-makers and influencers as well as #iOneCreativeClass of 2019 creative entrepreneurs.
Gracie J is an NYC native with an audience that spans across the globe. Her work has inspired millions of fans worldwide and has been replicated by some of the top nail art communities on social media. With her annual and viral Nails At First Sight series last featured on Good Morning America, she uses her medium to educate her audience about icons and pivotal moments within Black History. She was a featured talent during Beautycon and guest speaker for Essence Beauty Carnival and has creatively directed shoots for Dascha Polanco x Blink beauty as well as Madamenoire.
As a Creative Director, Gracie has collaborated with brands like Nickelodeon, FentySkin, MCM x Puma, KISS Products, and GstarRaw. Gracie bridges the gap between creative and talent, curating conversation-worthy nail designs for her clients and audience.