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Follow Friday: Danielle Costantino

by Beth Livesay | April 10, 2015 | Bookmark +

Hailing from Cranston, R.I., nail tech Danielle Costantino has made a name for herself after working alongside one of the most talented names in the industry, Gina Silvestro. She was named second runner-up in season two of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist , procuring the popular vote several weeks in a row. Odds are you already follow this social media darling, but in case you don’t, here are three reasons why you should:

1. She is a mixed-media expert. Hand-painting pop culture sensations? Check. Perfectly recreating a company’s logo for their 10-year anniversary? Check. Inventing new ways to mix bling and gel? Check and check. This tech does it all. Click here to watch her paint these Frozen nails that solidified her spot in the top.

Happy I got to spend some qt with my bestie!! Thank you for everything @thenailboss

A photo posted by DanielleCostantino♡RhodeIsland (@nailsbydanielle) on

Look at all the beautiful ladies that came out to support me! I Love and thank each of you! Xoxo

A photo posted by DanielleCostantino♡RhodeIsland (@nailsbydanielle) on

2. She plays well with others. Costantino is fully-absorbed in the industry by surrounding herself with mentors and other like-minded nail artists.

Giveaway time!! So I wanted to give something away to my amazing followers! I wanted to give you guys a chance to win some of my absolute favorite nail art products. SO, I've partnered with @akzentz to bring you my "Gel Play Giveaway!". Gel Play is an uv/led line of highly pigmented, super smooth gel art paints. You can mix and create your own shades with gel play. I use it for everything from fine lines and details, to gradients. The winner will receive, a kit of @akzentz goodies! ***** INCLUDING: 4 Jars of Gel Play, in White (4g), Gel Play in Black (4g), Gel Play in Red (4g), and Gel Play in Sparkley Silver. We've ALSO included my 2 FAV art brushes! Akzentz Art Brush #1 with Cover (smallest detail/liner brush) & Akzentz Art Brush #2 with Cover (fine details/liner brush). I do most of my art work with these two brushes! TO ENTER THE "Gel Play Giveaway!" SIMPLY, 1. FOLLOW ME ( @NailsByDanielle ) AND FOLLOW THE COMPANY WHO MAKES THESE AWESOME PRODUCTS ( @Akzentz ) 2. REPOST THIS PICTURE WITH THE HASHTAG #NailsByDanielleGiveaway 3. And Include " FOLLOW @NailsByDanielle to win FREE PRODUCTS FROM @akzentz!" THAT'S IT! Enter as many times as you would like before April 15th at midnight est! Open world wide. Winner will be chosen at random and announced on April 16th!

A photo posted by DanielleCostantino♡RhodeIsland (@nailsbydanielle) on

#repost :) let's do this ish lol

A photo posted by DanielleCostantino♡RhodeIsland (@nailsbydanielle) on

3. She is social media savvy. Memes, videos, class information, selfies, and a whole lotta nail art can be found on her feeds. Costantino knows how to engage her followers and have fun while doing it.

You can follow Danielle on Instagram, YouTube, and Nail Art Gallery.

Should we be following you? There’s one surefire way to get our attention. Enter to be a part of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist season 3 by applying here.

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