Sculptured Nail Competition

Registration & Set up Begin @ 10:00 a.m.

Competition starts- 10:30 a.m. — Ends- 12:30 p.m.

Judging begins immediately  (If you are entering more than one competition you will need a separate model for each competition.)

  1. Sculptured Nail RulesTime: 2 hrs.Style: Sculptured Competition Nails
    • Must use nail forms, paper or metal forms only.
    • NO tips allowed.
    • No pre-sculpting forms allowed
    • Ratio should be 1 to 1 Pink to White.
    • No Cover pinks can be used.
    • ONLY Sheer Pink and White, Acrylic or Hard Gel may be used
    • No gel polish or gel sealers
    • No Oil, lotion or creams for buffing are to be used at any time
    • “C” Curve is to be consistent and about the thickness of a business card
    • Product must be consistent in the cuticle area and not buffed off or so much as to cover the eponychium.
    • Models natural nails may be prepped and ready for application, but must not have any forms or products on the nails before the start of the competition.
    • If models have pre-existing damage, judges will not be informed and no consideration will be given.
    • No Cookie cutter tools of any kind will be allowed. Smile lines are to be created by using a brush by hand.
    • No Molds of any kind are allowed to form nails
    • Brand New Files and Buffers must be used during the competition.
    • Water in a spray bottle may be used to clean the dust off the nails
    • E-Files may be used during the competition to finish nails
    • No chamois buffing clothes may be use at any time
    • Left hand must be free from polish
    • Right hand is to be polished with Red Cream Polish
    • No Base Coats, NO Ridge Fillers or NO Top Coats Allowed
    • Under sides of nails must match and be consistent
    • Both Hands must be pink and white
    • The nail enhancements on the unpolished hand must be French-style (pink & white), finished to a high shine and completely free of polish.
    • Gel sealant may NOT be used to finish to a high shine.

Judging categories:

“c” curve

Smile lines





Polish Application

Finished work

Overall Beauty

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