How Galina Frishman nailed the job of manicurist to the stars

Galina Frishman (above, in Wellesley) was manicurist for Jennifer Lawrence (below left, with costars Elisabeth Rohm, Christian Bale, and Jeremy Renner) during the filming of “American Hustle.”
Galina Frishman (above, in Wellesley) was manicurist for Jennifer Lawrence (below left, with costars Elisabeth Rohm, Christian Bale, and Jeremy Renner) during the filming of “American Hustle.”John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

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For Galina Frishman, nothing smells sweeter than nail polish.

Especially when it more or less got its own story line in “American Hustle.”

Frishman, Wellesley manicurist to the stars, helped put the finishing touches on Jennifer Lawrence’s show-stealing role as a nail polish-obsessed housewife when she was called in to attend to the actress’s tips for the movie. Filmed last year in Boston, “Hustle” is up for 10 Oscars March 2.

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