**Chrome/Stamping Rules 2018 - Non Divisional

Competitors will have 45 minutes (unless otherwise noted), to complete 1 hand of Chrome/Stamping.  Which will consist of a base of Chrome and then artistically decorated with a stamping technique.  The color of Chrome is your choice.  The type of stamping you do as well as colors you use are also your choice.  You may use as many or few colors for stamping, or Chrome.  Metallic colors for stamping are allowed but may detract from your Chrome base.  You may apply a base color under the Chrome, but only during the competition.  Your Chrome application should be completely smooth and shiny.


1. All work is to be done on site.

2. Model may already have enhancements applied and ready for Chrome application. Any shape, length or nail type is allowed.  You will be judged on length and shape.

3. The base nails must be free from products except for the enhancements/extensions. 

4. NO embellishments may be present on or in the extensions prior to competition including glitters or sparkle of any kind.

5.  No build-up of any kind may be present prior to competition.  Nails must have a flat surface.

6.  No embellishments are allowed, (unless otherwise noted).

7. If there is a theme must be followed on all 5 nails.

8. Embellishments or adornments (when allowed) must NOT exceed 10% of the overall design.

9. Top coat, UV gel sealant or glitter polish may be used.

10. Chrome/Stamping will be judged in the following categories: originality, visual interest, color, length & shape, balance, design, stamping technique, detail, overall impression, complexity, workmanship, chrome application, detail.


11. Any Chrome/Stamping design that wins, or has already won, first place at a NAILPRO competition cannot be reused by the winner or copied by other competitors in subsequent NAILPRO competitions. The NAILPRO competition staff reserves the right to disqualify any design it considers too similar to a winning design. Any discussion with the NAILPRO competition staff about designs will be held in strict confidence.


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