Kimmie Kyees, licensed in 1994, has dedicated her work to helping her clients feel more beautiful and comfortable. Her career began in Ohio where she worked nine years at the Charles Penzones Grand salon. Since that time, she relocated to California where she has worked for the Beverly Hills Hotel, Burke Williams Day Spa and Agua Day Spa in the Mondrian Hotel before turning to a freelance career.
As a freelance artist in Los Angeles over the past four years, Kimmie has accumulated a wide range of credits in everything from television to editorial, music videos, commercials and celebrity events. Becoming a freelance artist is a dream come true for her. It gives her the opportunity to be extremely creative and work with amazing people from the directors, photographers, make-up artists, hair dressers, and talent including Katy Perry, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Emma Stone, Kaley Cuoco, and dozens more.
Kimmie has been featured and interviewed as a celebrity manicurist for a wide variety of editorials and on-line articles. She is known for providing a wide variety of manicuring services ranging from enhancements to today's hottest products, trends & carries a huge selection of polish shades (which her clients love). Keeping up with the times is something that makes her very valuable in the industry and an asset to the beauty team on photo shoots and videos.
It is very important to Kimmie that she create a space of relaxation whenever possible! In the hustle and bustle of set work she is still able to create a feeling of spa atmosphere while she works. Her attention to detail and providing her clients with whatever they need is something she holds in very high regard. Right down to the iPod stereo system playing music of your choice, the candies and mints, homemade organic scrubs to the luscious bath mat she places under your feet!! She truly brings the spa to you right down to the magazines!