Join the club! Application deadline is April 15th for the earlybird raffle and April 29th for final call.
1. Earlybird gets the worm
If you apply by April 15th, you can win a special prize from CND!
2. Shout Your Beauty
The Season Three Top 3 presented nails at the BCLE Shout Your Beauty runway show, where they got to direct the style of models' hair, makeup, and outfits in addition to the nails.
3. Front Row at Fashion Week
CND usually offers the winner of their challenge a trip to NYFW.
4. Cover girl
The Top 3 contestants each get a NAILS cover.
5. Be our guest
One of our newest prizes is the title of guest editor at NAILS!
Make lasting friendships with the best in the industry from all over the world.
7. Nail Mail
Score goods from all of our sponsors just for being in the Top 12!
8. Social Promotion
We'll put you on blast via NAILS social media, website
, and blog
9. A Warm Welcome
NAILS will fly the Top 3 to America's Beauty Show
in Chicago, where we kind of make a big deal about you being there.
10. Surprise Perks
The NAILS crew and head judge Jan Arnold might just crash your pad with exclusive designer gifts.
11. See what you're really made of
Unleash your wildest nail art dreams in a contest that promotes creativity and pushes you to better yourself.
12. Glory prizes
Even if you don't win the title, there's plenty of cool weekly prizes available, including glory prizes such as ad campaigns or having your design manufactured.
13. Get your work in front of the best in the biz
Get valauble feedback from our judges, who represent the best in the nail industry.
14. Be in NAILS
The Top 12 are featured in the September issue and the Top 3 are featured in the April issue. The winner gets a profile in May as well. Most importantly, NTNA gets you in front of all the NAILS editors who know to come to you for features and nail designs. You can also score a mention in Modern Salon Magazine.
15. Become a technical whiz
With all the photos and video editing you do every week, you're bound to become more tech savvy.
16. In the press
Get in consumer and local press
Speak at nail events all over the country and get invited to trade shows as part of the NTNA family.
If you're interested in all of the above and more, you'll want to apply for Season Four of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist before April 29th. Just click here to fill out the forms online.