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Both established pros and industry newbies took part in the intense nail competition at the Professional Beauty North exhibition in October. Winners not only took home cash prizes but also trophies and an exclusive “experience with a judge” mentoring prize. Stand-out techs this year include three-time winners Barbara Preil-Kovács and Virag Timar.

International Nail Master

Winner: Virag Timar

Nail Art Masters

Winner: Virag Timar

Second: Katie Barnes

Third: Barbara Preil-Kovács

Pink & White Competition Style

Winner: Virag Timar

Second: Zsuzsanna Fecsik

Third: Katarzyna Kruszynska

International Nail Art Masters

Winner: Barbara Preil-Kovács

Nail Masters

First: Barbara Preil-Kovács

Second: Virag Timar

Third: Katie Barnes

One Stroke Boxed

First: Barbara Preil-Kovács

Second: Rebecca Isaac

Third: Alexa Kisgyori

International Manicurist of the Year

Winner: Lucy Price

Salon Nails

First: Hayley Dawson

Second: Agnieszka Chowanska

Third: Remigija Visockaite

Mixed Media Nail Art

First: Rebecca Isaac

Second: Keron Finney

Third: Claire Rattigan

Spa Manicure

First: Emily Barratt

Second: Ilex Wood

Third: Lucy Price

Permanent Polish

First: Anna Koghut

Second: Lucy Price

Third: Daiva Lenkte

Photographic Classic: Great British Eras

First: Diana Pajeva

Second: Emily Barratt

Third: Simone Radley

Voters’ choice: Diana Pajeva

Photographic Nail Art: Great British Eras

First: Mandi Woods

Second: Katie Barnes

Third: Melanie Lewendon

Voters’ choice: Sarah Thompson

Nail Starters Student Manicure

First: Kelly Swallow

Second: Emily Misson

Third place: Adam Hadcroft

Nail Starters Permanent Polish

First: Chloe Williams

Second: Kelly Swallow

Third: Emily Misson


This article appears in the Professional Beauty December 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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