9 nail techs won big at Professional Beauty London’s Nail Competition 2022
The Professional Beauty Nail Competition 2022 saw students, nail professionals and educators compete at the Professional Beauty London show to be named as some of the best nail techs in the business.
For the second year running, Professional Beauty collaborated with Sue Davies and Marian Newman from The Federation of Nail Professionals (aka The Feds) on the prestigious Nail Competition, with eight exciting categories – from UV gel-polish and salon enhancements to media-themed statement press-ons and a seasonal nail art challenge.
The competition took place on both days of the show (April 3–4) and those with the most points across the categories were crowned Student of the Year and Nail Professional of the Year.
Note: some categories were seperated into two sections – one for professionals and another for students to compete.
The winners of the 2022 Professional Beauty Nail Competition 2022 are:
First – Jade Barber (pictured)
Second – Dominika Jedrezejczak
Third – Francesca Ciaponi
First (Pro) – Francesca Ciaponi (pictured)
Second (Pro) – Antonia Catalano
Third (Pro) – Dominika Jedrzekjczak
Nail Art Challenge: Theme – Seasonal
First – Brigitta Fajt (pictured)
Second – Alice Nali
Third – Octavia Smith
Instagram Photographic: Theme – ’80s Punk (off the floor)
First – Melanie Garlick
Second – Claire Howard
Third – Anita Chahal
Media Themed Statement Press Ons in a Box (off the floor)
First (pro) – Rebecca Isaacs
Second (pro) – Octavia Smith
Third – Michelle Harding
First (student) – Zoe Barnes
Second (student) – Silvia Rotaru
Third (student) – Stephanie Knowles
Learn a Skill
Winner: Dominika Jedrzejczak
Second: Octavia Smith
Third: Francesca Ciaponi
Student of the Year:
Winner: Daisie Tushingham
Runner-up: Zoe Barnes
Nail Professional of the Year:
Winner: Francesca Ciaponi
Runner-up: Dominika Jedrzejczak
Many thanks to our judges: Agnes Dullo, Beinda Price, Hazel Dixon, Kirsty Meakin, Lauren McBride, and Sammy MacDonald, and to Sue Davies, Marian Newman from The Feds for their involvement in the competition. Also, big thanks to our sponsors VTCT & iTEC.
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