Start your engines, we're launching into Season 9 of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist

Along with our sponsors, CND and Kupa, we want to announce--and celebrate!--these 18 artists who have been chosen to take the field and begin our weekly challenges, as we work our way down (or is it up?!) to the next top artist. 

Please join us in congratulating these awesome 18 artists: 

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