FreeStyle Sculptured Nail Judging Criteria 2017

Judge 1

 

Smile Lines – 10 Points

          • the smile lines are crisp (definition between pink and white)

          • the smile lines are symmetrical and consistent

“C” curves – 10 Points

          • the curvature of the nail enhancements is symmetrical and consistent

          • the depth of curvature is a range between 40% and 50%

          • the percent of curvature enhances the model’s nails

          • since nail enhancements are unique in shape, consideration will be given for  the                  apparent lack of of  traditional “C”curvature at the distal edge

Cuticle Area – 5 Points

          • the product is flush to the natural nails and close to the cuticles

          • the model’s skin at the cuticle area is in excellent condition (free from abrasions)

 

Shape – 10 Points

          • the shape cleanly executed

          • the shape is clearly defined unto it self    

          • the shape is uniquely of FreeStyle form and executed well


Judge 2

Product Control – 5 Points

          • the product is completely free of air bubbles and pits

          • the color of the product is consistent

          • the skin is free from all products

FreeStyle – 10 Points

          • the FreeStyle is innovative and new

          • the FreeStyle is executed well  

Surface Structure – 10 Points

          • the top surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly contoured

          • the bottom surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly                              contoured      

Lateral Structure– 10 Points

          • the nail enhancements align perfectly with the sides of the natural nails

          • if nail enhancements are unique in shape, the point at which the enhancement                    leaves the lateral fold is consistent nail to nail

          • the arches of the nail enhancements are placed correctly for the structure of that                nail

 


       
Judge 3

 

Length – 5 Points

• the length, measured from cuticle to the end of the extension, is consistent between matching nails (pinkie to pinkie, etc.) and in proportion to each other

• the length is suitable for competition-style nail enhancements; a suggested range of a 1 to 1 ratio of nail bed to free edge is ideal, provided the length looks balanced on model’s hands

Difficulty – 10 Points

• the FreeStyle demanding of skill

• the FreeStyle is complex and difficult

Finish Work – 5 Points

•  the entire surface of the nail enhancement is smooth and very shiny (absent of scratches)

•  the edges of the nails are smooth and finished

•  the nails are thoroughly clean (absent of dust)

 

Overall Impression – 10 Points

• the nails complement the model’s hands

• the thinness is suitable for competition-style nail enhancements (the thinness of a business card, approximately .01 to .03 inches, is ideal)

• the entry has a certain WOW! factor

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Scoring Guide 2 Hands Scoring Guide 1 Hand
10 = Flawless 5 = Average 5 = Flawless
9 = Almost Flawless 4 = Below Average 4 = Very Good
8 = Very Good 3 = Poor 3 = Average
= Good 2 = Very Poor 2 = Below Average
6 = Above Average 1 = Unacceptable 1 = Very Poor