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Indiana nail tech scoops Season 8 NAILS Next Top Artist (NTNA) title

By Rebecca Hitchon | 14 October 2021

The NAILS Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) competition (Season 8) concluded on 4 October, with Emily Nash (@nailsbyem) announced as the winner following 10 weeks of weekly challenges. The online nail art and design competition, launched by NAILS magazine and sponsored by CND, aims to showcase the world’s most talented…

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Announcing Season 8: Nails Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA): Taking applications now & open to all nail artists

By Alex Fox | 8 May 2021

NTNA Season 8 is an online nail art and design competition that puts the world’s most talented nail professionals in the spotlight. After seven exciting seasons, NAILS Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) has returned. With the aim to elevate the next generation of nail professionals, the competition is presented by…

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Dana Cecil on why entering a competition helped her nail career

By Sophie Nutt | 28 February 2020

A lifelong passion for nails, positive attitude and fearless nature has seen Dana Cecil open her own salon, Nail Junkie, and rank seventh and fifth in two Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) competitions, run by Nails magazine. With an inspiring project in the pipeline, Dana sees the future as a chance to grow and…

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What happened at the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist event 2019

By Kat Hill | 9 June 2019

While at Premiere Orlando, the Scratch team was invited to a very exciting event – the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Social. The evening saw the live announcement of this season’s winner and was a celebration of all things nails! The evening kicked off with a social which saw the…

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Here’s how nail competitions have helped my career

By Katie Barnes | 23 January 2018

Salon owner, educator, former Scratch columnist and award-winning nail stylist, Katie Barnes, reveals more about her journey in Nails magazine’s Next Top Nail Artist competition to inspire, excite and help you on your own competition journeys… Last week, season five of the Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) competition, hosted by US trade publication, Nails…

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NAILS MAG names its Next Top Nail Artist 2017

By Helena Biggs | 31 March 2017

Following a lengthy, exciting and challenging process, Nails magazine has announced the winner of its Next Top Nail Artist competition for 2017. Netherlands nail artist, Tracey Lee, scooped the title in the online nail art competition, which is open to professionals worldwide. Jonny Diep Pham and Liina Leino took the runners up prizes…

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