LAKWERK is Amsterdam’s first nail art salon in the heart of the city.
Founded by high fashion manicurist Jessica Scholten + tv host Saar Koningsberger. LAKWERK takes a salon experience to the next level – giving our clients expert service as well as a beautifully creative manicure.
All the nail techs work on a freelance base at LAKWERK. Working as a freelancer means they all have their own unique style and expertise. Come for a classic or go wild with some of the latest nail trends in pop-art, minimalistic or extensions, LAKWERK will create a look that is as unique as you are.
Read and discover the style of each nail tech at LAKWERK and find out which nailtech makes the perfect fit to you. We set quality as a high standard and therefor make sure all the nail techs are trained regularly and keep up to date with the latest trends.
We are very proud to have a community of such super passionate and talented nailtechs!
Jessica Scholten is one of the first fashion nail technicians in the Netherlands. Since 2010 Jessica has worked for leading national and international magazines as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, W magazine, Glamour, ELLE & teamed on shows during fashion week in London, Paris, New York & Milan.
FOUNDER & CEO
Saar Koningsberger is a Dutch multi-talented TV host, actress and online creator.
Fashion, trends and personal appearance have always been an inspiration throughout her life. Nails are an essential element of her style and a means to channel her creativity and express her love for design.
FOUNDER & CEO
Tamara Sijtsma has done many managing jobs over the past few years and loves to arrange everything. From taking care of customers, arranging things in the salon to making sure the nailtechs get what they need is what keeps me busy every day. Positive thinking and putting a smile on people’s faces is my main goal and hope to give this positive energy to all whom I meet.
STORE MANAGER OUD ZUID
Leda currently studies Communication and multimedia design in Groningen and is working on her bachelor thesis for LAKWERK. She is interested in connecting, loves branding and is always full of ideas.
Annabel van Dijk might be down to earth, her nail-skills aren’t. She worked for years in the creative event-industry but now it’s time for her to express her creativity via nail-art. She will only let you leave when your nails are even more than on point.
Sandra Keur never stops smiling in a day, and will always drag you into her positive vibes! From small town (east-side) girl all the way to manicure Vogue shoots and assisting Fashionweek in NY!
Daniel Smedeman is an enthusiastic creative who dares to challenge himself. He takes his inspiration from fashion, art and vibrant colours while translating that into fresh-glazed, modern looking nails. He recently graduated but consistently improves himself to strive for the best results.
Noortje Metsemakers had an amazing time at the Lakwerk bootcamp, since then she’s been obsessed with nail art and has constantly been trying to improve her work.
She loves making art on such a small surface as clean, crisp and detailed as possible. She uses bold lines and bright colours to create her drawings.
Loes Appels stands for infinitive creative source. She participated in national- and international nail contests. She’s a proud owner of 6 podium places, 25 diplomas and certificates and is highly experienced as a representative for the official Shellac brand CND, which makes her an absolute pro.
Sofie Dijkstra is a dietician who wanted to take her awesome nail hobby to the next level. Her work consists of a variety of artwork from simplicity to precise and detailed. You name it and she can create it! Most important to her is putting a smile on every client’s face.
Dana Taverne gets her inspiration from fashion. She watches fashion shows and follows the latest trends which she then turns into great stylish nails. She does not shy away from a challenge and is very driven in her work. She always ensures that you leave the salon with a big smile and fleeky nails which gives her the best feeling.
Sofieke Appels has followed the bootcamp at Lakwerk and is now a Lakster! She is a very spontaneous girl and always in for a laugh, but takes her job very seriously. Nail art and design is her specialty, she loves to be creative.
NAILTECH IN TRAINING
Yadira Honhof makes has discovered nail art after working as a nail tech for a year and a half. Before she became a nail tech, she worked as a legal assistant. This was not something that suited her and started looking for creativity. She is at home in single colors, artificial nails and wants to continue to develop and achieve the nicest and most beautiful creations in order to discover her own style. Perfection describes her work the best.
WORK WITH US
We’re always looking for talented nail techs, interns and event staff to join the team!
PLEASE SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO HI@LAKWERK.COM