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Show off your skills at Professional Beauty London for your chance to walk away from our Nail and Make-up Competitions with a title

Make-up Competitions

PB is teaming up with leading MUA Lan Nguyen-Grealis and Warpaint editorial director Emma Rutherford for the Make-up Competitions. There are five categories to compete in at the show, as well as our off-the-floor Insta Make-up photographic competition, so you can show off your skills in all make-up disciplines, from body painting to bridal, and West End characters to catwalk.


- Body Painting

– The Elements

- Bridal

- Catwalk

– Dame Vivienne Westwood

- Creative Front Cover


– The West End

- Insta Make-up

– Astrology

Entry fee:

Professionals £35, students £20. To enter visit: professionalbeauty.co.uk/competitions

Nail Competitions

The Federation of Nail Professionals (FNP) and Professional Beauty are collaborating to bring the Nail Competitions to Professional Beauty London. There are six live and two off-floor categories for professionals and students. Test yourself during Learn a Skill with nail industry legend Kirsty Meakin or show off your perfect prep work in the Manicure category. If nail art is your thing, get creative with catwalk and astrology-inspired themes for our off-floor categories.


- Manicure 

- UV Gel Polish 

- Salon Nail

- Competition Nail

- Learn a Skill

- Shape of Your Art 

- Boxed Mixed Media Art (off floor)

 - InstaNail (off floor) – Astrology

Entry fee:

Professionals £30, students £25, 10% discount for FNP members. To enter visit: professionalbeauty.co.uk/competitions

Professional Beauty London is taking place at ExCeL London on March 3-4. Register for your free ticket by visiting professionalbeauty.co.uk/london

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