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David began working as a nail professional over 20 years ago in the United States, specifically in Los Angeles and San Diego. David was a licensed manicurist in the state of California working as a nail professional in the beginning of his career. As he developed his nail skills, he made the decision to delve deeper into the beauty industry and began educating others. Working as an educator he found his mentor, Jan Arnold (co-founder of CND). David’s eyes were opened to the depth of the beauty industry, and at the time, specifically in the nail industry. David, in cooperation with CND and Fred Segal Beauty in Beverly Hills, chose the opportunity to create nails for Hollywood celebrities and musicians. He was invited to the Oscars, the Grammys, the Sundance Film Festival, and fashion events in New York and Los Angeles. The runway shows in those fashion events evolved into further interest in “beauty and fashion”. David’s horizon expanded with his diverse experiences in Southern California along with his development as an educator.
In 2004 David made the decision to move to Germany to expand his resume globally. Upon arriving in Germany, he began working as a nail professional in a small studio located outside of Frankfurt and immediately began educating others throughout Germany. Within two years David found himself educating globally as one of the most successful nail professionals and educators worldwide. David’s art and method of teaching became a sensation and motivated and endless list of the nail industries top nail professionals. David has educated on every continent and well over 100 countries throughout the world. With his experience David decided to further supplement his resume and began consulting with professional nail brands worldwide.
David’s consulting work has included numerous professional brands that are sold, with success, in a competitive global market. He has worked hand in hand with chemists and chemical engineers in creating specific formulas in all nail enhancement systems. These enhancement systems include; monomer and polymer (acrylic), UV/LED gel, and UV/LED gel polish. David has also ventured into new technological nail polish production that is optimal in the consumer market. David has consulted in marketing campaigns to assist in building brand awareness and success. He is proficient in working with acclaimed photographers in creating imagery, video and still photos, for marketing campaigns. Always diving deeper into his creativity David decided to start refining his image and style with individual apparel designed by David himself. This unique creative approach, David as a brand himself, and the combination of the beauty and nail industry continues to excite and motivate people from all walks of life.
• Signature Nail International (co-owner/co-founder) Germany 2006 – present
• Signature Nail International LLC (co-owner/co-founder) USA 2019
• Bachelor of Arts degree in history with an emphasis on civil rights. Senior thesis covering German history pinpointing the second world war.
• Criminal Justice as Police officer
o SWAT training
o Criminal investigation: (divisions) Narcotics, Domestic violence, Sexual Abuse
• Sleep Apnea EEG studies
• Nail design
• Nail design national and international educator (USA)
• 2004 Germany
• Nail design international educator
• Industry consultant for education development including image and marketing campaigns
• Founder and clothing designer D.AC
• Global photo campaigns (branding nail color trends)
• Beauty International: international and national competition
• Nail Noblesse
• Italy: Nail Open Rome
• Spain: Salon Look
• Estonia: Nail Cup
• Netherlands: national competition
• Nailympia London
• HWK Düsseldorf Vorentscheide
• N2/DAVID 4 N2
• Creative Nail Design (CND)
• Fred Segal Beauty Beverly Hills
• CND Germany
• WWBD (Astonishing)
• Society Nails
• Fantasy Nails
• Alessandro International
• MyCo Switzerland
• Glory Nails
• Nail Creation
• Hollywood Nails
• Dalidovic Belarus
• Charm (Rome)
• Lady Nail (Naples)
• Hair association Norway
• ABC Nailstore
• Düsseldorf Convention Center
• Sundance Film Festival
• New York Fashion Week
• LA Fashion Week
Magazines (Consumer and professional)
• Scratch Magazine UK and Australia
• Nail pro USA and Germany
• Prof Nail Germany
• Prof Nail Netherlands
• Naglar Norden
• RTL II
• Pro Sieben
• HSE 24 (live on air without script)
• Local broadcasts in:
Nail Design, Naildesign, Nail Art, Nailart, Online Training, Online Education, Online Nagelschulungen, Online Nagelkurse, Online Kunstnagelanleitung, Nails online, French Nägel, Babyboomer Nägel, One Stroke, Acryl, Gel, UV Lack, Feiltechnik, Modelliertechnik, Nagelmodellage,
Künstliche Fingernägel, Perfektionstraining, Nail Designer, Nagel Designer
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