About

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 BIOGRAPHY


                  
Yoko was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, which influenced her to develop great appreciation in Fashion and Art.  
As a little girl at young age, she got herself into troubles often by painting her nails with markers. 

At the age of 18, she flew out of Japan to explore, and landed in California to study.
After receiving a degree in Interior Design, she decided to follow her passion in beauty industry.

10years of experience in the nail service industry based in Los Angeles.
The authentic vibes of her native country of Japan inspires the newest and hottest trends of Nail Art for her clients.

Her brand “Nails By Yoko-The OG Nail Gangsta” has developed a strong reputation amongst high profile clienteles. She have successfully obtained over 28,000 followers on Instagram.  

Yoko continues her dedication in Nail Art industry to learn and to express her creativity and to share her inspirations.


CELEBRITY CLIENT LIST
CIARA COMMON ESTELLE EVE
ICONA POP JESSIE J
ARTICLES
JORDIN SPARKS KELLY ROWLAND KERI HILSON
KIM KIMBLE LAUREN LONDON LALEAH
MADONNA SOLANGE
STELLA MAXWELL ROSE MCGOWAN TRACEE ROSS WILLOW SMITH
The Hollywood Reporter — Moschino’s Resort 2016 Nails, Decoded
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/moschinos-resort-2016-nails-decoded-802609
YOKO SAKAKURA Nail Artist nailsbyyoko.com | @nails_by_yoko 310-280-6328
 InStyle.com — What’s Right Meow: Check Out These Artistic Cat Motif Manis
http://www.instyle.com/news/whats-right-meow-check-out-these-artistic-cat-motif-manis?iid=sr-link1
LA Confidential Magazine — Spots for Luxe Manicures
http://la-confidential-magazine.com/nail-art-3-spots-for-luxe-manicures
ADVERTISING
L.A. HAIR Season Promo — WEtv, 2015
TACO BELL, 2014
DR. SCHOLL, 2014
CASE-MATE “Right Case. Right Occasion” feat. Common, 2013 WHO YOU ARE — Launch promotion, 2015
  EDITORIAL/EVENTS
MOSCHINO Resort 2016 Campaign, 2015
NIKE Air Max Day — LA, 2015
NCLA x HELLO KITTY In-store Event, 2014 REEBOK X NUVO In-store Events — LA/NY, 2013 LE SNOB by B. Akurlund Campaign
GRAMMY’S 2015, Common & Madonna
THE ELLEN SHOW 2015, Madonna
OSCARS 2015, Solange
OSCARS 2014, Common & Madonna
MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 2015, Stella Maxwell
MUSIC VIDEOS

"M.I.L.F $" , Fergie ____2016
“Ghosttown”, Madonna — 2015
“Diamonds”, Common feat. Big Sean — 2015 “Emergency”, ICONAPOP —2015
“RM486”, Rose McGowan —2015