First winners of North Nail Championships named

Image: Sonia Stafford 

Day one of PB North saw the first part of the North Nail Championships take place. Techs showed off their skills and competed in categories from spa manicure to permanent polish. Find out the winners and runners up below, and check back tomorrow to find out who took first place in today's categories, Nail Starters Tip & Overlay, Nail Starters Manicure and International Nail Art Masters. 

Spa Manicure
1st: Katherine Hartley
2nd: Ilex Wood
3rd: Annalise Greenleigh

Salon Nail
1st: Samantha Birkett-Leigh
2nd: Victoria McManus
3rd: Paula Zdrada

Pink & White Competition Style
1st: Linda Hill
2nd: Katie Barnes
3rd: Katherine Taylor

Permanent Polish
1st: Samantha Birkett-Leigh
2nd: Justyna Staszewska
3rd: Kayley Cairns

Photographic Classic
1st: Sonia Stafford
2nd: Elaine Moore
3rd: Lisa Johnson
Voters’ Choice: Laura McCarthy

Nail Masters
1st: Linda Hill
2nd: Natalie Equi

International Manicurist of the Year
Ilex Wood

International Nail Master
Linda Hill