**Foil Embossed Elegance Nail Art Rules 2017

Competitors will have 45 minutes (unless otherwise noted), to complete 1 hand of Foil Embossed Elegance Nail Art (unless other theme is noted).

1. All art work is to be done on site.

2. Model may already have enhancements applied and ready for art application. 

3. The base nails may have one base color applied to the enhancements/extensions.  That color may be polished on or sculpted or light cured.  If you sculpt with cover powder that is your one color.  Or you can polish or paint with ONE color over your nail enhancement. 

4.  The second color may be applied with any type of gel or paint once the competition begins.

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

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

7. Foil Embossed art must cover a minimum of ½ of the nail enhancement/extension. Design may be included on the nail bed.  No embellishments are allowed, (unless otherwise noted).

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

NAILPRO at ISSE Long Beach – No Theme


9. Foil Embossed Nail Art must be raised and covered in foil

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

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

12.  Competitors may use a similar version of copyrighted art, design or logo but they must not be identical to the original.   If artwork does not follow criteria judges will determine point deductions.

13. Foil Embossed Elegance Nail Art will be judged in the following categories: originality, visual interest, color, Length, balance, design & detail, dimension, overall impression, complexity, workmanship, shape and theme.

14. Any Foil Embossed Elegance Nail Artdesign 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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