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Could One of Your Recent Graduates Be NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist?

March 9, 2015  | Article

NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist is searching for licensed nail techs of all experience levels who have that “it” factor. Does one of your recent nail program graduates fit the bill?

Keywords: competitions   contests   cosmetology schools   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist  

2014 SkillsUSA National Winners Announced

July 14, 2014  | Article

Six students earned medals in the nail care category of this annual trade competition.

Keywords: competitions   schools   student issues  

Troubleshooter: Competition Smile Lines

February 19, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create a competition-style smile line with acrylics.

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   Entity Beauty   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Troubleshooter  

U.K. Student Brings Home Gold in WorldSkills International Nail Competition

November 24, 2013  | Article

Stoke on Trent beauty student Andrea Gordon wowed judges with her Alice in Wonderland-inspired fantasy design.

Keywords: competitions   nail art contests  

Team Players at Royal Beauty Careers

October 4, 2013  | Article

A new school-wide competition proved a rousing success among students and didn’t cost the school an extra cent to run.

Keywords: competitions   cosmetology schools   fashion  

Turn Your Students Into Champions Via SkillsUSA Competitions

June 13, 2013  | Article

These contests, established in 1967, test students on real-world skills and connect them with potential employers. The Nail Care category lets students compete with other aspiring techs from around the country.

Keywords: competitions   contests   finding a job   student issues  

Energize Students Via a School-wide Competition, Tradeshow, and Networking Event

October 3, 2012  | Article

Empire Education Group has found great success in its annual Future Professionals Expo and offers tips on its strategies and how your school can start its own event.

Keywords: CND   competitions   cosmetology schools   Empire Education Group   Milady  

Making Learning Fun: Competitions, Games, and Community Service Add Student Engagement

October 3, 2012  | Article

Learning doesn’t have to be boring and difficult when dedicated nail instructors find clever ways to make education fun for their students. Here are a few fun ways you can spruce up your nail classes, from three creative nail teachers.

Keywords: charity   competitions   cosmetology schools  

Beauty College Beats Its Own Guinness World Record for Manicures

July 26, 2012  | Article

London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) raised approximately £1,000 at its Guinness World Records attempt in May benefitting two charities: Rays of Sunshine and The Eve Appeal.

Keywords: charity   competitions   cosmetology schools   international  

Recent Grad Shares Her Winning Nail Art

August 15, 2011  | Article

We recently heard from Heather Smith of Nescopeck, Pa., who created 3-D acrylic sculptured nails — very impressive, especially for a newbie!

Keywords: 3-D acrylics   competitions   newbie  

Students Honored at Empire’s Future Professionals Expo

October 1, 2010  | Article

Empire Education Group’s top students were honored on May 17 at this year’s Future Professionals Expo & Competition. More than 1,900 students from Empire’s 96 schools across the nation attended the 6th annual event in Hershey, Pa., where students from each school competed for valuable prizes.

Keywords: CND   competitions   nail art   schools  

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