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VPI is dedicated to bring the highest level of creative nail art education to everyone around the world via our hybrid on line school designed and led by acclaimed nail art professionals.

Through expert instruction and uniquely designed classes, practice sessions, and nail art designs, the goal is to get students ready to immediately begin work or expand their skills in the exciting field of nail art design.  

The Vanity Projects Institute vision is to elevate nail education and develop highly skilled nail artists.


Our rigorous curriculum comprises both technical and artistic training to form a foundation we believe is vital for a successful career in the nail industry.


Led by our Artistic Director, Kanae Yagi, and Lead Instructor Gena del Portillo, we have developed both beginner and intermediate level courses to launch the Institute and now 12 accelerated design curriculums to focus on intensive complex level instruction. In only seven days, students will be able to learn the fundamental skills to professionalize their creativity and immediately create new revenue opportunities.


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Vanity Projects & Vanity Projects Institute Founder, Rita Pinto
Interviews Celebrity Nail Artist Britney Tokyo

A friendship and professional relationship that spans over a decade, Vanity Projects & Vanity Projects Institute Founder, Rita Pinto sits down with Celebrity Nail Artist Britney Tokyo in her home in Los Angeles. From Japan to Hollywood, Britney has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, in addition to developing her own product lines with major brands such as Concelect and Nail Labo. Listen to Britney and Rita reminisce of coming up in the Nail game together, how Britney got to where she is now, and who has supported her along the way. 

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