The Incredibly Detailed Fake Nail Art of Vivian Xue Rahey
Vivian Xue Rahey, a self-taught nail artist, creates realistic portraits of celebrities on acrylic nails. Initially a software engineer, she took up nail art as a hobby while launching her tech startup, but eventually chose it as her career.
Her business, Pamper Nail Gallery, gained popularity after she posted her work online during the Covid-19 pandemic. Her work includes recreations of paintings and various designs like a glow-in-the-dark Black Panther suit. Vivian is considered one of the world’s top fake nail artists, specializing in both blinged-out press-ons and hand-painted acrylic nails.