NAHA 2017: Nail Professional of the Year Finalists Announced

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has announced the 2017 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) finalists including Nail Professional of the Year.

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The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has officially announced the 2017 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) finalists including the Nail Professional of the Year category. For nearly three decades, NAHA has recognized the professional beauty industry’s most talented artists.

Congrats to the NAHA 2017 top contenders!

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Cassandra Clark, Tangerine Salon & Spa

Coppell, TX

Frank Marott (photography)

Lauren Victoria Reyes (makeup)

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Rochelle Dingman, Shear Fashion Salon

San Jose, CA

Ed Carlo Garcia (photography)

Phoebe Dingman (makeup)

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Hillary Fry, Scenario Hair Design

Brookfield, WI

Deen Wanek (photography)

Gosia Gorniak (make up)

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Melly Nguyen

Denver, CO

Nicole Marcelli (photography)

Mel Akana McIntosh (makeup)

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Paige Roy, Roy Makeup Artistry, Nails & FX

Winnipeg, MB

Jadyn Leskiw (photography)

Paige Roy (makeup)


All of the finalists in every category are also nominated for the People’s Choice Award. First round of voting will take place on PBA’s website from May 22 to June 11. The top five People’s Choice finalist will be announced on June 14.

NAHA 2017 will take place on Sunday, July 9 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. For information and ticket information, click here.

Which one of the NAHA 2017 Nail Professional of Year finalist is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

-Sigourney Nuñez

[Images: Courtesy of NAHA, photography from top to bottom: Frank Marott, Ed Carlo Garcia, Deen Wanek, Nicole Marcelli, Jadyn Leskiw]

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