Competing Down Under

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Flat Nail Art (open), 3rd Place: Stephy Pang Hwei Hwei
Australia jumps into the world of competitive nail design with the Global Nail Design Awards.

Australia made a splash in the international nail competition circuit with the inaugural Global Nail Design Awards in July, where nail technicians from around the world got the chance to sharpen their nail skills and compete against the best in the industry.


Techs competed in either the novice or open classes in six events: Acrylic Tip/Overlay and Sculptured Nails; Gel Tip/Overlay and Sculptured Nails; Acrylic Rebalance; Flat Nail Art with African Safari Theme; 3-D Nail Art with Couture Fashion Theme; and 3-D Nail Art with Year 2050 Theme.