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3-D Nail Art (3-D) - A competition in which a NAILPRO-designated thematic, wearable multi-dimensional nail art design has been applied to a set of 10 tips using nail products; the work is completed in advance. The theme is announced at the beginning of the competition year.

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Definition of Competition-Style Nails

The ultimate standard of perfection for all nail enhancements; a set of nail enhancements that have:

  • A sleeker, more dramatic look
  • A shape that ranges from extreme square to extreme oval (stiletto)
  • A 1 to 1 ratio of nail bed (pink) to free edge (white), measured from the center of the smile line
  • Product thinly applied near the cuticle area, reinforced at the stress area, and tapered to the free edge so it is equal to approximately the thinness of a business care (.01-.03 inches)
  • Consistent "C" curves between 40% and 50% (144° and 180° arc).
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Design Sculptured Nails (DSN)

  • A competition in which a set of competition-style nail enhancements is applied using forms, and whose design incorporates colors used in artistic ways
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Fantasy Nail Art (FNA)

  • A competition in which a live model wears a NAILPRO-designated thematic nail art design, including a costume; the work is completed in advance. The theme is announced at the beginning of the competition year.
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French Twist (FT)

  • A competition in which a set of competition-style nail enhancements is applied using tips or forms, and whose design is an artistic variation on a classic French-style
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Hand Painted Nail Art (HPNA)

  • A turn-in competition in which NAILPRO-designated thematic nail art design has been applied to a set of 10 tips using hand painting; the work is completed in advance. The theme is announced at the beginning of the competition year.
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Definition of Salon-Style-Style Nails

The standard of perfection for the Salon Success competition; a set of nail enhancements that have:

  • A more durable, wearable look
  • A shape that ranges from extreme square to extreme oval (stiletto)
  • A 2 to 1 ratio of nail bed (pink) to free edge (white), measured from the center of the smile line
  • Product thinly applied near the cuticle area, reinforced at the stress area, and tapered through the free edge to a thinness suitable for salon-style nail enhancements (.03-.05)
  • Consistent "C" curves between 33.33% and 40% (120° and 144° arc).
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