NAILS Magazine is proud to announce we were named finalists in the Maggie Awards, which will be announced on Friday, April 29. The Maggie Awards, dubbed “The Best in the West,” are presented by the Western Publishing Association to trade and consumer magazines published west of the Mississippi River. They honor excellence in editorial, design, and promotion, of both print and electronic magazines.

NAILS Magazine’s nine nominations include: two nominations for Best Health, Fitness, and Beauty/Trade (August and September 2010 issues); Best How-To Article/Trade (editor Hannah Lee’s article “Have You Seen My Nail Art Gallery” June 2010); Best Signed Editorial/Trade (editor Hannah Lee’s “Grades Are Important” October 2010); Best Annual and Custom Publication/Trade & Consumer (2010 Career Handbook); Best Web Publication/Trade (; Best Use of Social Media/Trade & Consumer (for our Nail Art Gallery, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and web interactivity); Best Color Editorial Layout/Trade (“Back to School” September 2010); and Best Overall Design/Trade (September 2010).

NAILS has won 23 Maggie awards in our history, including a record five awards for our 2008 issues.

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