Caitlin Iley

Nail Championships 2022: The results

By Callie Iley | 27 September 2022 | Events, News

Pb North Nail Championships 2022

Nail stylists battled it out across six categories in the Nail Championships on 25-26 September, held at Professional Beauty North, Manchester.

With categories to suit each skill level from student to nail professional to educator, the Nail Championships were administered by The FNP and allow techs the opportunity build their profile within the industry and get feedback on their work by an esteemed panel of judges.

Check out the results for each category below…

Sean & Jacqui O’Sullivan & Clare Woodcock, competition organisers/judges at the Nail Championships 2022 via @the_fnp_

Learn A Skill

  • 1st Place – Octavia Smith
  • 2nd Place – Alice Atkinson
  • 3rd Place – Michelle Harding

Learn A Skill competitors via Sean O’Sullivan on Facebook

Catwalk Showcase

  • 1st Place – Danielle Brindley
  • 2nd Place – Michelle Harding
  • 3rd Place – Tin Li


Salon Enhancements

  • 1st Place – Octavia Smith
  • 2nd Place – Dominika Jedrzejczak
  • 3rd Place – Gemma McCarthy

via @apfashionnails

Competition Nails

  • 1st Place – Dominika Jedrzejczak
  • 2nd Place – Octavia Smith
  • 3rd Place – Gemma McCarthy

Dominika Jedrzejczak’s trophy and medal via @dominikanailssthelens

Insta Nail

  • 1st Place – Vanessa Armitage
  • 2nd Place – Gemma Dawson
  • 3rd Place – Danielle Brindley
  • Voter’s choice – Gemma Dawson

Vanessa Armitage’s 1st Place trophy via @nailicious_by_vanessa

Gel Polish

  • 1st Place – Gemma McCarthy
  • 2nd Place – Dominika Jedrzejczak


Northern Nail Champion

Winner – Octavia Smith (8 points)


*Lead image courtesy of Sean O’Sullivan on Facebook.