August 8, 2014
Spots for the 2014 Northwest Nail Tech Retreat are still available.
July 14, 2014
Six students earned medals in the nail care category of this annual trade competition.
July 2, 2014
Lysa Comfort brings international nail art competition to PHAMExpo.
July 1, 2014
Holly’s overall score in the soak off gel competition improved with experience.
June 27, 2014
After participating in her first nail competition, Holly is ready for the next one.
June 24, 2014
Help Gel II choose the next top nail model.
June 17, 2014
We started off with 24 semifinalists, but have already narrowed it down to 18 after a preliminary challenge.
June 16, 2014
Check out these tips from competition director, Carla Collier.
May 29, 2014
The applications came in for NAILS Next Top Nail Artist sponsored by CND. We excitedly read through every answer, watched YouTube video diaries, gazed in awe at nail art photos, and scoured social media to narrow it down to the Top 24.
May 28, 2014
Holly is practicing for the gel-polish competition coming up in Orlando on Sunday.
May 2, 2014
Nail tech Naja Rickette is the new Guinness World Records title-holder for polishing the highest number of clients in an eight-hour period: 69.
April 30, 2014
Astonishing Nails is proud to congratulate the winners of its photo competition.
April 30, 2014
For her first practice round, Holly was just over the 30 minute mark for the French manicure. With practice, she hopes to get the time down pat!
April 23, 2014
Join Holly as she recaps what it was like finding a hand model and a sponsor for the gel-polish competition at Premiere Orlando 2014.
April 2, 2014
The nine-year industry veteran from Florida (by way of Japan) dedicated every free moment to completing each of the weekly challenges. Her artistic skills, attention to detail, and love of her craft helped her win the title of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.
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