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Mia is a San Francisco native, and graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.S. in Business and Entrepreneurship. When her fascination with the nails on her favorite celebrities morphed into a full-on love affair, she applied her business savvy to open her own nail art studio, Sparkle SF, located in San Francisco’s Mission District. Mia finds inspiration in fashion design, graffiti, and abstract art. When she’s not painting and bedazzling nails, Mia can be found hanging out with her daughter and her French bulldog, Nacho.

Clients (editorial)

7x7 Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Mod Cloth, PopSugar, Vogue

Clients (advertising)

Apple, Aquafina, Bare Escentuals, Bare Minerals, Buxom, Cartier, Charlotte Russe, Rodan & Fields, Joyus.com, Kendo Brands, Kipling, Levi’s, Nordstrom, Proactiv+, Sephora, Square, Target, Walmart

Photographers

Daniel Riera, Dwight Eschliman, Hudson Cuneo, Jeon Hwan, Kate Powers, Mario Testino, Peter Belanger, RC Rivera, Stan Musilek, Travis Rathbone, Willy Vanderperre, Wynn Meyers, Yoram Astrakhan