January 24, 2014
The Contessa Awards name a winner in the nail category for the 25th year.
February 11, 2013
This year’s nail enhancement winner is Robyn Schwartz of Polished & Pampered Hair and Esthetics in Grand Forks, British Columbia
January 17, 2012
Congratulations to Catherine Cote of Candy Nail Bar in Montreal. She won the nail award in the 23rd annual Contessas.
February 1, 2011
Congratulations to Jessica Marie Ellison of Jolie Beauty Bar in Toronto, who recently won an award in the 22nd annual Contessas.
February 1, 2007
Winners were announced in 22 categories including Nail Enhancement Artist and Nail Art Technician.
February 1, 2006
Jessica-Marie Ellison, an instructor at Yorkville School of Makeup and Esthetics in Toronto, picked up the award for Nail Tech Artist of the Year.
February 1, 2003
Jennifer Moon-Hillman of Methods Salon in Chatham, Ontario, took the top prize in the annual Contessa Awards' Nail Enhancement category.
March 1, 2000
A look at the winner of the Canadian Natural Nail Technician of the year.
February 1, 1997
Three of this year's five Contessa nominees worked at Debbie Krakalovich’s salon, The Nail Shoppe, in Toronto.
July 1, 1996
After 15 years as a nail technician and owner of The Nail Shoppe in Toronto, Canada, Debbie Krakalovich was due for some recognition.
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