Technique - Topic : Top 25 Competitors

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Becker Is Back on the Competition Circuit

May 4, 2016  | Article

Masterworks founder Amy Becker is happy to be back in the competition arena after a few years off.

Keywords: Amy Becker   gels   handpainted nail art   Masterworks   nail competitions  

Fun and Fabulous

June 7, 2013  | Article

Where does a top nail competitor get her ideas? In the case of New York City-based nail tech Erina Ogawa, they come from shoes, clothes, furniture, or just her imagination.

Keywords: Nail art   soak-off gels   Top 25 Competitors  

A Tip from a Winner

October 26, 2011  | Article

One of our industry’s top competitors, Azumi Kanene Williams says time constraints and temperature are her greatest challenges in the competition arena.

Keywords: competitions   Top 25 Competitors  

Victory at Last: Becker Tops the Top 25 Competitors Ranking

October 5, 2011  | Article

Talk about bragging rights. Amy Becker has earned a spot on NAILS’ Top 25 Competitors list more times than anyone else in its history. And finally, for our 2010-2011 competition year, she’s snagged the top spot.

Keywords: Top 25 Competitors  

Behind The Scenes: Model Competitor

October 1, 2008  | Demo

A 20-year nail tech has the chops for big competitions.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   glitter acrylics   Lynn Lammers   pink-and-whites  

Competitive Skills

September 1, 2008  | Article

Competition-level nails take practice, but mastering certain skills will get you in the game.

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   Lynn Lammers   smile lines   Top 25 Competitors  

Oops, He Did It Again!

September 1, 2007  | Article

Veteran competitor Trang Nguyen finishes first for the second year in a row on the NAILS Top 25 list. John Hauk, another former number-one finisher, comes in second. And relative newcomer Rachel Mouritsen makes a big jump from her 2006 23rd place finish to round out the top three. Just who are these top competitors?

Keywords: competitions   Top 25 Competitors  

Nailympian Competitors Shine in Vegas

August 1, 2006  | Article

The sixth annual Nailympics brought out competitors from around the world to compete in six nail categories with three levels of competition.

Keywords: Japanese nail industry   Japanese nail technicians   Korean nail technicians   Nailympics   Top 25 Competitors  

Get Ready to Compete

January 1, 2005  | Article

Technicians are often afraid or intimidated when it comes to entering a nail competition. Oftentimes, it is simply because they don’t know what to expect. These helpful tips are exactly what a new competitor needs to rise to the challenge.

Keywords: competitions   Patricia Yankee Williams   Top 25 Competitors  

Competition Products That Are Built to Win

June 1, 2003  | Article

Today’s batch competition products offer great results in the nail area - as well as in the salon. We talked to top competitors to find out what it takes for a product to be deemed a winner.

Keywords: Amy Becker   competition products   competitions   John Hauk   Laura Scott  

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