1. Earlybird gets the worm

My amazing gift from CND Thank you @cndworld I luv it. My girls are in for a real treat.

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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!

6. #squadgoals

Waiting at the airport now and going back home to Sweden. When Sarah left early this morning I cried my eyes out for a couple of hours before going back to sleep. Then when I had to say goodbye to Winnie I was fighting with all my strength not to explode into snot tears in front of the cab driver. The BEST thing about this whole experience is that the Universe gave me two friendships that is beyond words. I'm getting all teared up just thinking about it. I LOVE them so much and my heart is in pieces right now because I can't be with them and that we're all live so far from each other. I don't care about winning the competition because I already won first price by meeting two of my new best friends! 💗💗💗💗💗💗💗💗 (Picture by @bradenj21)

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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

Our #NAILSNTNA #top3 finally together with @janarnoldcnd

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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

17. represent

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.

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