NAILS & CND Name Top 12 Finalists for NTNA S. 4


Several international competitors threw their hat into the ring this year for a shot at the most prestigious title in the nail industry. Our judges have had the difficult task of choosing just 12 to represent the best of the best in the beauty business. This year’s finalists join us from Canada, Finland, Australia, New Zealand, and Holland in addition to the U.S. Please join NAILS and top sponsor CND as we congratulate these 12 artists who will be competing for your vote starting September 12.

Three of these 12 finalists will be flown to ABS Chicago in March for one last shot at the top spot, but only one can be named NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.

NAILS, CND, Akzentz, American Dawn, Artistic Nail Design, Bio Seaweed Gel, EzFlow, Gel II, Gelish, ibd, INM, Minx, Morgan Taylor, and Orly wish these 12 amazing artists the best of luck:

  1. Amber Dunson
  2. Cate Widemire
  3. Dana Cecil
  4. Deanna White
  5. Jonny Diep Pham
  6. Katey Laurenson
  7. Liina Leino
  8. Lisa Bennett
  9. Liza Waitzman
  10. Tracey Lee
  11. Tracy Vinson
  12. Trisha Johnson


Keep up with the competition by searching #NAILSNTNA. Remember, you can also play along at home starting September 12 with #GelishPlayAtHome and #MorganTaylorPlayAtHome.