The show was attended by more than 2,500 nail technicians, students and guests from all over the country. Many technicians came from faraway just to enter the nail competitions.
Magic ’87, the second annual “nails only” show sponsored by Nailco, was held October 11-12 in Dearborn, Michigan.
The show was attended by more than 2,500 nail technicians, students and guests from all over the country. Many technicians came from faraway just to enter the nail competitions; first prize in the Professional Sculptured Nail Competition was $1000 cash. More than 100 people competed in the four divisions.
Winners of the Professional Sculptured Nails Competition were: First place, Diana L. Ulch,; second place, Dean Olson; third place, Le Nguyen.
Student Sculptured Nails winners included: First place, Susie Ballard; second place, Carol Shunkwiler; third place, Louise While.
In the Fantasy Nail Art category, top awards went to: First place, Delores Messina; second place, Hillary Heacock; third place, Sandra Mandarino Flat Nail Art winners were: First place, Jennifer Caswell; second place, Crystal Arnold, third place, Christopher Truong.
The Grand Am Competition offered a grand prize of $3000, which went to Le Nguyen, Grand Am First place winner was Diana L. Ulch, second place, Vicki Peters; third place, Richard Villareal; fourth place, Marilia Dember.
After the award ceremonies, attendees were treated to “The Magic of Higa,” live from Las Vegas Nailco also cosponsored “Nail Visions,” a professional fashion show that tied in nails with the fashions of tomorrow. All proceeds from that extravaganza went to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.