On the Nailpro Nail Present on Aug. 20-21, 2023, the winners of the Nailpro Grasp Problem had been introduced dwell on the present for all 4 competitions.
All of the opponents introduced superb creativity and talent, and the judges and attendees had been all wowed with the methods that they noticed dwell.
The Nailpro Grasp Problem 2023 was sponsored by Nailpro Nail Present platinum sponsor The GelBottle, in addition to Grasp Problem sponsors Ella + Mila and Madam Glam. The GelBottle offered all of the merchandise because the unique sponsor for the Fancy French competitors, Ella + Mila offered the merchandise because the unique sponsor for the Handpainted Nail Artwork competitors and Madam Glam offered all of the merchandise because the unique sponsor for the Nature-Impressed Gel competitors.
Handpainted Nail Artwork
The Handpainted Nail Artwork competitors pushed opponents to ignite their creativity by portray a singular design utilizing lacquer on a set of 5 ideas. The opponents got half-hour to finish this activity, and so they got a variety of shades of their equipment offered by unique sponsor Ella + Mila.
Taking house third place for the Handpainted Nail Artwork competitors was Lucille Becker. Becker is a licensed nail technician at Inventive Nails by Lucille in Hartford, Wisconsin. Becker created a Halloween-inspired look, that includes spiderwebs, jack o’ lanterns and extra on a purple base.
Second place was awarded to Reina Santos (@reireishnailart). Santos is a nail artist based mostly our of Fairfield, California. She can also be an educator for Kokoist. She created summary nail artwork that includes waves, flowers, dots and hearts.
First place went to Yu Zhang, nail artist and proprietor of Pop Nail Membership (@popnailclub) in Cupertino, California. Yu Zhang created summary nail artwork that includes flames, a smiling flower, hearts and an eye fixed that stares proper into your soul.
The Fancy French competitors made opponents assume outdoors of the field with regards to the French manicure, to finish 5 ideas that contain the French manicure design by some means however put their innovation to the max. The opponents got 45 minutes to finish this activity, and so they got a variety of shades of their equipment, in addition to portray gels and instruments offered by unique sponsor The GelBottle.
Bringing house the third prize for Fancy French was Fei Yuan. Yuan is a nail artist and proprietor of F-Nail Studio in Plumas Lake, California. Yuan’s pink ombre reverse French took judges unexpectedly.
Second place was awarded to Melissa McCasland. McCasland is a nail artist at Types by Melissa in Keilua Kona, Hawaii. McCasland created multitonal French manicures with hints of animal print.
First place within the Fancy French competitors went to Kelli Davis. Davis is a manicurist for Eurotan in Bakersfield, California. Davis used white, black and gold to create give distinctive French manicures with various shapes and designs.
Tip and Overlay
Tip and Overlay as a contest that examined the opponents talent and approach with each tip shaping and mixing in addition to acrylic software and shaping. Opponents had been give 45 minutes to expertly dimension and apply tricks to one hand of a dwell mannequin, form/mix them, apply acrylic over them and end the nail.
Bringing house third for the Tip and Overlay competitors was Itza Martin-Benitez. Martin-Benitez is a manicurist at Itza Woman Factor Nails in Sacramento, California.
Second place was awarded to Alexandra Molnar (@alexandramolnarnaildesign). Molnar is a licensed nail technician in Berkeley, California.
First place within the Tip and Overlay competitors was Sandra Mata-Hernandez. Mata-Hernandez is the proprietor of Lian’s Nails in Paradise, California.
Nature-inspired Gel Design
The Nature-inspired Gel Design competitors requested opponents to faucet into the occasion’s nature them and create a singular, nature impressed design on one hand of a dwell mannequin. Opponents got half-hour to finish this activity, and so they got a variety of shades, in addition to a gel paint equipment and three instruments by unique sponsor Madam Glam.
Third place within the Nature-inspired Gel Design competitors went to Scarlett Wooldrik. Wooldrik is a nail technician at Deep Ardour Salon & Day Spa in Omaha, Nebraska. Wooldrik leaned into the greens and blues, hand-painting animals and leaves on scenic nature backgrounds.
Second place was awarded to Sandra Mata-Hernandez. This was the second win of the day for Mata-Hernandez from Paradise, California. Mata-Hernandez explored the fantastic thing about the sunsets, with purple and yellow scenes but in addition captured the plant world.
Taking house first place for Nature-inspired Gel Design was Itza Martin Benitez. Martin Benitez was additionally the third place finisher for the Tip and Overlay competitors. Martin Benitez shocked judges with the superb element of her scenes for the Nature-inspired gel problem. She created sunsets, ocean scenes and a lot extra.
Winners of the competitors took house a trophy and $500 for first, plaque and $300 for second place and plaque and $100 for first place.
Our judges had a troublesome time choosing the winners this 12 months, with so many superb opponents. The judges had been: Sarah Thompson (@sarahthompsonnails77), U.S. and Canada educator for the GelBottle; Narineh Bedrossian (@narinehbedrossian), founding father of Ella + Mila; Sasha Podgorny, founding father of Oh My Nails (@omn_studio); and Robin Yancey, founding father of Nail Artwork Snow (@nail.artwork.snob).
We won’t anticipate the Nailpro Grasp Problem in 2024 to see much more creativity and innovation!