August 1, 2010
When Princess Gard decided to attend America’s Beauty Show (ABS) earlier this year, she had no idea what to expect. Little did she know her entry would not only win her $500, but also a spot on the cover of NAILS Magazine.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes contests mixed-media nail art nail art stiletto nails
July 29, 2010
Medicool presents 10 lucky student nail techs with brand new TurboFile II electric files.
Keywords: contests electric files Medicool
June 1, 2010
When I went online to check out the winners of the CND Nail Style Competition, I had to doublecheck the name of the first-place winner. When I confirmed that it was really my name, I just started jumping and screaming — I’d just won an all-expense-paid trip to New York Fashion Week!
Keywords: Behind the Scenes celebrities CND contests fashion
March 1, 2010
Nail artists compete in a challenge to win a trip to New York City Fall Fashion Week.
Keywords: CND competitions contests fashion nail art
February 1, 2010
The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.
Keywords: acrylics contests doing nails for photo shoots enhancements gels
February 1, 2010
The ninth-annual Strut Your Stuff Nail Art & Enhancement Contest, sponsored by WWWeb Services and BeautyTech.com, received 60 entries from 20 countries.
Keywords: competitions contests nail art
January 20, 2010
The Nail Station in Huntington, Ind., asked clients to create short stories using the names of the salon’s OPI nail polish colors. Here are the first, second, and third-place winning essays.
Keywords: competitions contests marketing/promotions OPI products Polish
January 1, 2010
Despite having been in business just six months, San Jose, Calif.-based That’s So Pedi Nail Salon beat out well established salons to be voted #1 for manicures and #2 for pedicures in the Metro newspaper’s 2009 Best of Silicon Valley reader survey.
Keywords: contests customer service marketing/promotions
January 1, 2010
The popularity of fimo cane nail art extends around the globe, as evidenced by these creative entries in the Aussie Nail Tips Forum’s Fimo Nail Competition.
Keywords: colored acrylics contests embedded nail art embellishments fimo canes
December 1, 2008
Congratulations to the winners of the Strut Your Stuff 8 Nail Art & Enhancement competition sponsored by WWWeb Services and BeautyTech.com. This year’s event enjoyed a record number of entries from 15 countries and 23 U.S. states. Highly respected nail professionals as well as past contest winners sat on the judges panel to evaluate the entrants’ masterpieces. Rita Jasinska of Poland took the title of “Best of Stuff,” earning a $200 cash prize from NAILS.
Keywords: competitions contests handpainted nail art nail art
November 11, 2008
Jae Hoon Song of Nail Plaza in White Plains, N.Y. is the winner of a new Mercedes C230 courtesy of a SalonTech sweepstakes.
Keywords: awards contests SalonTech
December 1, 2007
We asked and you told us what your favorite products are. From acrylics to wraps — and everything in between — NAILS announces the winners of our fourth annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Keywords: contests Readers' Choice Awards
January 1, 2004
Best of Stuff winner Janet Martin of South Charleston, W.V. earns a NAILS cover shoot along with her share of more than $8,000 in prizes.
Keywords: competitions contests enhancements nail art nail art contests
July 1, 2003
The annual competition gave techs a chance to highlight their advanced skill and creative vision.
Keywords: contests international nail art contests
February 1, 2003
Jennifer Moon-Hillman of Methods Salon in Chatham, Ontario, took the top prize in the annual Contessa Awards' Nail Enhancement category.
Keywords: Canada Canadian nail techs competitions Contessa Awards contests