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We are really excited to announce that NailFile is launching a Photographic Nail Design Challenge. In each issue of NailFile, we will be setting the theme for the challenge in the next issue. So you have a limited time to get your entries in.All entries can be sent via email and will feature in the next issue with the names of winners and placements. At the end of the year, all winning entries will be looked at once again and the overall winner and placements will be chosen.Winners will receive a one-year free subscription to the Professional Beauty & NailFile and exposure in the magazine as well as a prize from the participating sponsor. Closing date 26 February 2018•The designs must be created according to the theme above “Pop Art”•Designs must be created with the design comprising of at least 80% Gel Polish, other mediums such as gel paste and acrylic paint may be used to create line work. Rhinestones and embellishments may be used but must not dominate the design.•Designs can be created on natural nails or enhancements.•Photographs must be of a high quality to be able to see and judge the work that has been created.•The models hands, cuticles and nails must be perfectly manicured and in a good condition.•Nails must be properly and neatly shaped, with the same shape and length consistent throughout. Any length and shape may be achieved to suit the design work and theme.•A combination of Gel Polish colours may be used to create the design work, as long as it pertains to and complements the theme and look being achieved.•All ten the models nails must have a gel polish creation on them, each design on each nail must be different but must compliment one another, be consistent in design and flow throughout all ten nails.•Judges will be looking at consistency and continuity of design•Designs must be the Nail stylist own original work and not copied.•Please provide a brief step by step of your work.•Photo’s must be submitted by no later than the 26 February 2018•Photo’s must be emailed to email@example.com•Please make sure you email your full details, salon name and contact details along with your photograph.•Winners and placements will be announced in the next issue of Professional Beauty & NailFile magazine.•The judges decision is final.