1. Fresh faces

All of our Season 4 contestants are new to the Top 12. In other words, no one has competed in a previous season.

2. New Sponsors

NTNA welcomes new weekly sponsors Artistic, ibd, and Minx to the fold.

3. More Ways to Play@Home

Try making art inspired by the weekly challenge and tag it #GelishPlayAtHome OR upload the Morgan Taylor scorecard and tell us who you think the judges will pick as the winner with #MorganTaylorPlayAtHome. Each week one piece of artwork and one person who guesses correctly will both win a prize. Play along no matter your skillset and from anywhere in the world!

4. Take Cover

Remember, three of these 12 will get NAILS covers in 2017. Cast your vote each week to make sure your favorite artist lands a cover!

5. Eyes on the prize(s)


New glory prizes make for exciting opportunities for this year's crop of contestants. A trip to New York Fashion Week is one of the most coveted prizes in the contest.

6. Have NAILS, Will Travel

Our Top 12 come from all over the world. Three of them actually get to meet us in Chicago for America's Beauty Show where they'll make an appearance at the NAILS booth and at some of our events including the finale party.

7. Our judging panel is on-point

Some of the biggest names in the nail industry help pick our weekly winners, including Season 3 champion, Winnie Huang. Read all about them here.

8. Everyone gets one last chance

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Dreams are born and broken in CND's Last Chance Design Lab, where everyone gets one final chance to prove themselves before being eliminated.


9. Watch them work

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All of our competitors from the Top 24 on share their techniques in the form of Nail Art Gallery tutorials and videos, so you too can get these winning looks. 

10. It's a real nail-biter

Always unpredictable, NTNA is once again anyone's game. So stay tuned September through November to see who is eliminated, who is brought back, and who just might win the whole thing.

Voting begins September 12! Click here to learn more.



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