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NAILS' Annual Self-Portrait Nail Art Contest

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

In this gallery, view the self-portraits of top nail artists: how they see themselves, on the tip of a nail.

Keywords: contests   nail art   nail art contests  

Mini-Masterpiece Contest Winners Revealed (2008)

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

For the second year in a row, the extraordinary talent of nail tech Dawn Minton won over the judges of NAILS’ annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest. 

Keywords: contests   mini masterpiece   nail art  

Portrait of a Winner

October 1, 2010  | Article

NAILS’ Self-Portrait Contest has taken an international turn this year—the winner is Sri Lanka-based K. Prasad Silva Rajapaksa. A nail technician at Salon Cheveux in Colombo, Rajapaksa wowed the judges with her detailed depiction of herself. Closer to home, Alice Norton, a tech at Sydney Albert SalonSpa in Princeton, N.J., took second place and Shamina J. Di Mauro of Advanced Images and Nail Center in Baldwin, N.Y., claimed third.

Keywords: contests   nail art  

Stunning Stilettos and More

October 1, 2010  | Article

Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. The entries were judged by Vicki Peters, Denise Wright, and Debbie Doerrlamm, who looked for difficulty of design, use of color, originality, overall enhancement design, and first impression (or the “wow” factor).

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   contests   gels   nail art  

BeautyTech.com Sponsors Online Contest For High-Tech Nail Artists

October 1, 2010  | Article

Sponsored by WWWeb Services and BeautyTech.com, the 2010 Strut Your Stuff Nail Art and Enhancement Contest will feature two categories: Enhancement and Mixed-Media Nail Art. There will be a junior and senior division in each category. The contest takes place on the BeautyTech website and runs from October 1-31, 2010.

Keywords: contests   nail art  

Behind the Scenes: A Real Life Fairy Tale

August 1, 2010  | Demo

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  

Medicool Gives Newbie Nail Tech Contest Winners a Head Start

July 29, 2010  | News

Medicool presents 10 lucky student nail techs with brand new TurboFile II electric files.

Keywords: contests   electric files   Medicool  

My Fashion Week Diary

June 1, 2010  | Demo

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  

Fashionable Nails, Fashion Week Win

March 1, 2010  | Article

Nail artists compete in a challenge to win a trip to New York City Fall Fashion Week.

Keywords: CND   competitions   contests   fashion   nail art  

A Conversation with the 2009 Contessa Winners

February 1, 2010  | Article

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  

Strutting in Style

February 1, 2010  | Article

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  

Adventures in OPI

January 20, 2010  | Article

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  

That’s So Pedi Gets the Votes

January 1, 2010  | Article

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  

Fabulous Fimo

January 1, 2010  | Article

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  

Strut Your Stuff 8 Winners Announced

December 1, 2008  | Article

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  

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