Nailympics
  • August 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello everyone!After I had finished back-to-back competitions in Orlando and then in Las Vegas I thought I was done competing for the year, but then I heard about the Nailympics in Long beach California at the

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Keywords: Amanda Lenher  
IBS Las Vegas: Dia De Los Muertos
  • August 1, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi everyone!The IBS Las Vegas show was lots of fun and was my favorite competition.I had been preparing for this all year. The Fantasy Nail Art theme for the competition was "The Day of the Dead," and I tell

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Keywords: Amanda Lenher   fantasy nail art  
Premiere Orlando Competitions
  • July 26, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Wow what a busy show season!! I competed in three competitions in Orlando, the Soak Off Gel Manicure (a timed competition), 3-D Nail Art with “Everything Is Bigger in Texas” theme, and Fantasy Nail Competition with

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Keywords: Amanda Lenher   fantasy nail art   tradeshows  
Your Creative Nail Eye
  • May 3, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

With about five weeks left till my next competition I had an “ah-ha” moment. Let me explain. For my 3-D competition this year the category is “Everything Is Bigger In Texas.” I was pretty set on

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Keywords: 3-D nail art   Amanda Lenher   motivation  
Amanda’s Acrylic Practice
  • April 3, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

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Keywords: acrylics   Amanda Lenher  
Finding Motivation and Inspiration
  • March 19, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I had the pleasure of having a fellow nail tech spend the past weekend with me and most of our time was spent working on our entries for 3-D and Fantasy Nail Art. It was a

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Keywords: motivation  
Fantasy Nail Theme Research
  • February 23, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I have been doing research online to help give me a starting direction for the upcoming competitions I will be entering in June. It looks like I will be entering 3-D Nail Art for Premiere, Orlando

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Keywords: Amanda Lenher   fantasy nail art  
Meet Amanda
  • February 10, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi!My name is Amanda Lenher and I’m from Las Vegas.I am an educator for Nubar and currently work at Posare Salon in Las Vegas. I have been out of cosmetology school for about a year and

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Keywords: Amanda Lenher  
Roxy Gets Butterflies for ISSE Long Beach
  • January 18, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

ISSE Long Beach is around the corner and the nervous excitement begins.I get butterflies every time I hear the music as I get ready to enter those double doors of yet another beauty paradise, lol.I also get

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Keywords: Gels  
Shelly's "Fantasy"-tastic 2012
  • December 22, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello everyone and get ready for the 2012 competition year! I cannot believe that ISSE, Long Beach is about a month away and I also cannot believe that I have decided to enter my first Fantasy Nail

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Nailympics Recap
  • November 23, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The Nailmypics that were held this past Oct. 23 and 24 saw competitors from all over the world coming together to compete under top-quality judging and in challenging events. Nail techs from Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia,

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Keywords: tradeshows  
Meet Shannon
  • November 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Here We Go Again!And just like that, the bug has bitten me again. Aloha, I’m Shannon McCown, Educator for Nubar, and returning to the competition arena after a six-year hiatus. I can’t begin to tell you

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Keywords: tradeshows  
Meet Meg
  • October 18, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

My name is Megumi Sawase. A few years ago, I came to America from Japan to compete in American nail competitions, and now I currently own a nail salon in Los Angeles. I started competing seriously

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Planning Ahead for 2012
  • October 12, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

First I want to offer my congratulations to the winners at the Sacramento show and everyone who competed. The photos I saw on Facebook of some of the work were beautiful!I decided against going to Sacramento

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New Top 25 Competitors List
  • September 28, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

NAILS has revamped its Top 25 Competitors List online so that you can sort through the top 25 competitors over the last 18 years. You can see the list here, and track how competitors have done

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Keywords: motivation  

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