20th Nailympia London nail competition opens 19 categories for entry

By Helena Biggs | 27 April 2024 | Events, News

Nailympia London 2024 Promo

Globally renowned nail competition organisation, Nailympia, will commemorate its 20th anniversary in London, 13-14 October 2024.

Beneath the guidance of Alex Fox, its global competition director & co-founder of Scratch, Nailympia has blossomed into a mecca for nailists seeking international recognition and industry accolades. With each passing year, the competition attracts a diverse array of industry luminaries and experts to serve on its esteemed judging panels, ensuring fairness and integrity in every evaluation.

The 20th London iteration, to be hosted at the Salon Beauty exhibition, ExCel, features 19 categories, welcoming techs across three divisions to compete in each.

Click to register to compete in Nailympia London 2024.



  • Gel Polish
  • LED Hard Gel Tip & Overlay (traditional French)
  • L&P Acrylic Sculpture (traditional French)
  • Perfect Match
  • Joy of Nails
  • French Twist 3-Shape Challenge
  • Salon Nails
  • Stiletto Nails
  • Fantasy Complete Look


  • To Stiletto & Beyond
  • Extreme Nail Styling Poster
  • Mixed Media Boxed Art
  • Flat Art Boxed Art
  • Art on Nails
  • Design Nails for Album Cover
  • Poster Manicure
  • Poster Pedicure
  • Reality Nails
  • Runway Nails

Check out the themes for this year’s categories, here.

The awards ceremony, at which 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in all categories will be revealed, will take place late afternoon at Salon Beauty, in the Nailympia arena, on 14 October.

Click to register to compete in Nailympia London 2024.