Bachik, Tom

<p>In this photo from 2009, Tom poses with the winners of the Pink and White competition and Nail Expo 2009.</p>Tom Bachik is a world-famous nail technician and has been a nail competitor (and on NAILS Top 25 Competitors list a number of  times), a manufacturer, manicurist to the stars, and one of the industry's most creative individuals.

He's done the nails for countless magazine covers (including many NAILS favorites - February 2008, March 2004, August 2001, October 1999, September 1995) and is known for his cutting-edge style and mentoring of other competitors. He has traveled extensively and is always up for new challenges.

<p>During his time as a master nail educator for CND, here is Tom in 1999.</p>


He has worked with a variety of nail manufacturers, including Galaxy Nail Products, EZ Flow, CND, Young Nails, and was part of the startup team, with Tom Holcomb, for Entity Beauty Products in 2005.<p>Winning the top prize at a NAILS Magazine show in 1995, Tom is shown here celebrating with NAILS' Cyndy Drummey.</p>

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How to Be a Fantastic Cover Nail Tech

October 1, 2006

Tom Bachik is a true professional and shares here his tips for getting photo shoot gigs. 

Behind the Scenes: Extreme Makeover-Exponential Toms

July 1, 2005

For the perfect makeover cover, we enlisted the help of two of the industry’s finest nail techs turned entrepreneurs — Entity Nail Couture’s Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik.

Behind the Scenes: Life Is So Glam

November 1, 2001

Tom Bachik, who travels the world educating nail techs for Creative Nail Design, is hard to pin down, so we figured why not get this master tech to do two covers at once.

Behind the Scenes: Tom Bachik

December 1, 1999

Behind the Scenes: Tom Bachik

October 1, 1999

It’s not the first time Tom Bachik has immersed tiny objects in acrylic to produce a new art form. He’s sunk small dried flowers, beads, sand, and more into a few nails.

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