<p>The Ten Spot chain has about 20 nail salons (some corporate and some franchised) throughout Canada including multiple outposts in Toronto.</p>

The Ten Spot chain has about 20 nail salons (some corporate and some franchised) throughout Canada including multiple outposts in Toronto.

<p>TAOND student Jaclyn Clara created these short nails.</p>

TAOND student Jaclyn Clara created these short nails.

<p>TAOND student Denise Salvaggio created these pointy nails.</p>

TAOND student Denise Salvaggio created these pointy nails.

<p>CNTC vendors</p>

CNTC vendors

<p>Courtesy of CNTC</p>

Courtesy of CNTC

<p>CNTC attendees gather.</p>

CNTC attendees gather.

<p>TAOND student Chanell Christoffersen created these embellished nails.</p>

TAOND student Chanell Christoffersen created these embellished nails.

<p>TAOND student Brittany Cahill created these monotone textured nails.</p>

TAOND student Brittany Cahill created these monotone textured nails.

<p>TAOND student Brenda Braun-Thumb created these alternative French nails.</p>

TAOND student Brenda Braun-Thumb created these alternative French nails.

<p>A judge scores nail art at the Canada Nail Cup.</p>

A judge scores nail art at the Canada Nail Cup.

<p>The CND 20min Gel Polish Challenge is the most popular competition at the Canada Nail Cup.</p>

The CND 20min Gel Polish Challenge is the most popular competition at the Canada Nail Cup.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex created these abstract nails and Global Makeup graduate Evelyn Affleck applied the makeup.</p>

Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex created these abstract nails and Global Makeup graduate Evelyn Affleck applied the makeup.

<p>Stefania Flex does nails at CurliQue Beauty, which is within Blanche Macdonald’s Atelier Campus Downtown Vancouver. </p>

Stefania Flex does nails at CurliQue Beauty, which is within Blanche Macdonald’s Atelier Campus Downtown Vancouver. 

<p>Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these crystal-embellished nails, a look that would appeal to progressive clients in Canada.</p>

Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these crystal-embellished nails, a look that would appeal to progressive clients in Canada.

<p>Stephanie Urmeneta, a nail artist and technician at Haus of Lacquer, created these marbled and gold-accented nails.</p>

Stephanie Urmeneta, a nail artist and technician at Haus of Lacquer, created these marbled and gold-accented nails.

<p>Haus of Lacquer is located in Queens Boutique in Vancouver’s historic Gastown, which is quickly becoming one of the main hot spots in the city.</p>

Haus of Lacquer is located in Queens Boutique in Vancouver’s historic Gastown, which is quickly becoming one of the main hot spots in the city.

<p>Located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Akzéntz Nails is popular with Canadian nail techs.</p>

Located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Akzéntz Nails is popular with Canadian nail techs.

<p>Robyn Schwartz offers both manicure and pedicure services at her salon in British Columbia.</p>

Robyn Schwartz offers both manicure and pedicure services at her salon in British Columbia.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created this sparkly nail look.</p>

Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created this sparkly nail look.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.</p>

Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.</p>

Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex proves that, though conservative looks are most common in Canada, Canadian techs can also nail eye-catching 3-D looks.</p>

Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex proves that, though conservative looks are most common in Canada, Canadian techs can also nail eye-catching 3-D looks.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these butterfly-inspired nails in a trendy almond shape.</p>

Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these butterfly-inspired nails in a trendy almond shape.

<p>The Akzéntz team works a tradeshow.</p>

The Akzéntz team works a tradeshow.

<p>Haus of Lacquer in Vancouver specializes in nail art.</p>

Haus of Lacquer in Vancouver specializes in nail art.

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<p>The Ten Spot chain has about 20 nail salons (some corporate and some franchised) throughout Canada including multiple outposts in Toronto.</p>
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The Ten Spot chain has about 20 nail salons (some corporate and some franchised) throughout Canada including multiple outposts in Toronto.

<p>TAOND student Jaclyn Clara created these short nails.</p>
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TAOND student Jaclyn Clara created these short nails.

<p>TAOND student Denise Salvaggio created these pointy nails.</p>
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TAOND student Denise Salvaggio created these pointy nails.

<p>CNTC vendors</p>
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CNTC vendors

<p>Courtesy of CNTC</p>
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Courtesy of CNTC

<p>CNTC attendees gather.</p>
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CNTC attendees gather.

<p>TAOND student Chanell Christoffersen created these embellished nails.</p>
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TAOND student Chanell Christoffersen created these embellished nails.

<p>TAOND student Brittany Cahill created these monotone textured nails.</p>
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TAOND student Brittany Cahill created these monotone textured nails.

<p>TAOND student Brenda Braun-Thumb created these alternative French nails.</p>
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TAOND student Brenda Braun-Thumb created these alternative French nails.

<p>A judge scores nail art at the Canada Nail Cup.</p>
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A judge scores nail art at the Canada Nail Cup.

<p>The CND 20min Gel Polish Challenge is the most popular competition at the Canada Nail Cup.</p>
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The CND 20min Gel Polish Challenge is the most popular competition at the Canada Nail Cup.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex created these abstract nails and Global Makeup graduate Evelyn Affleck applied the makeup.</p>
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Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex created these abstract nails and Global Makeup graduate Evelyn Affleck applied the makeup.

<p>Stefania Flex does nails at CurliQue Beauty, which is within Blanche Macdonald’s Atelier Campus Downtown Vancouver. </p>
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Stefania Flex does nails at CurliQue Beauty, which is within Blanche Macdonald’s Atelier Campus Downtown Vancouver. 

<p>Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these crystal-embellished nails, a look that would appeal to progressive clients in Canada.</p>
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Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these crystal-embellished nails, a look that would appeal to progressive clients in Canada.

<p>Stephanie Urmeneta, a nail artist and technician at Haus of Lacquer, created these marbled and gold-accented nails.</p>
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Stephanie Urmeneta, a nail artist and technician at Haus of Lacquer, created these marbled and gold-accented nails.

<p>Haus of Lacquer is located in Queens Boutique in Vancouver’s historic Gastown, which is quickly becoming one of the main hot spots in the city.</p>
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Haus of Lacquer is located in Queens Boutique in Vancouver’s historic Gastown, which is quickly becoming one of the main hot spots in the city.

<p>Located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Akzéntz Nails is popular with Canadian nail techs.</p>
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Located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Akzéntz Nails is popular with Canadian nail techs.

<p>Robyn Schwartz offers both manicure and pedicure services at her salon in British Columbia.</p>
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Robyn Schwartz offers both manicure and pedicure services at her salon in British Columbia.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created this sparkly nail look.</p>
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Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created this sparkly nail look.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.</p>
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Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.

<p>Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.</p>
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Akzéntz ACE certified educator Robyn Schwartz created these marbled nails.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex proves that, though conservative looks are most common in Canada, Canadian techs can also nail eye-catching 3-D looks.</p>
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Blanche Macdonald Nail Studio graduate Stefania Flex proves that, though conservative looks are most common in Canada, Canadian techs can also nail eye-catching 3-D looks.

<p>Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these butterfly-inspired nails in a trendy almond shape.</p>
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Blanche Macdonald Global Makeup and Nail Studio graduate Paige Roy created these butterfly-inspired nails in a trendy almond shape.

<p>The Akzéntz team works a tradeshow.</p>
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The Akzéntz team works a tradeshow.

<p>Haus of Lacquer in Vancouver specializes in nail art.</p>
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Haus of Lacquer in Vancouver specializes in nail art.

Gain insight into the nail industry in Canada. This slideshow accompanies the seventh story in NAILS’ InternatioNAIL series: Canada: Nails Au Naturale.

Read about the Canadian nail industry here.

You'll find the entire series here.