Hailing from southeastern Virginia, Celebrity manicurist, Shantanita “Nita” Howard brings over 15 years of experience to the nail industry. As a child, Nita remedied her self-image issues by doing her own nails. Since then, Nita has shared the same beauty and inspiration with others through her career as a manicurist.
Nita studied professionally at Advanced Hair & Nail Academy in Virginia Beach, Virginia and went on to own and operate Intrigue Me Nail Salon in Portsmouth, Virginia at the age of 22. In 2010, Nita relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to follow her dreams of working in the entertainment industry.
Today, Nita is one of the most sought after manicurists among entertainment professionals in Atlanta, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. She is a personal manicurist to many celebrities and entertainment professionals in the Atlanta area and frequently serves clients all over the United States and abroad.
As a professional manicurist, Nita often serves well-known actors, musicians, and reality television stars. She has worked with leading entertainment companies like Lifetime, VH1, Bravo, OWN, BET and various other major production companies.