Calling all the best upcoming nail artists in town!
The Nail It! Competition is here again building connections with all the nail professionals. The competition, with emphasis on creativity, technique and versatility, is supported by US nail brands, Artistic Nail and OPI. Judges are high calibre artists and educators who take pride in their skills and excellent knowledge in nail designs. The three-day event will have six categories in which each category has one winner. Are you a nail artist? Why not join this exciting competition and be the Nail It! 2018 grand winner.
Prior to joining the Nail Alliance team, Danny Phung was a world renowned international artist and educator for OPI Products. Holding OPI's highest title of Global Artist, Danny traveled the world, educating, demonstrating the latest techniques, and tips in the nails industry. A nail technician since 1998, Danny has owned and managed 3 salons. A competitor, nail judge for int'l competitions, Danny has also been featured in Nails magazine, NailPro magazine, World News, Scratch magazine, and television shows across the globe. Now representing Nail Alliance as International Account Manager Asia and Education support, Danny will be able to apply all of his skill sets, his history with the nail industry, his category knowledge as well as his distribution channels in furthering the development and strengthening of the Nail Alliance brands.
Beautyworld Middle East is honored to welcome Jessica Vartoughian, the appointed “First Lady of Nails,” by New York Times and leading natural nail care specialist to Hollywood’s A-list and insiders. For the past three decades, Jessica’s keen understanding of varying nail conditions and types has revolutionized the industry and altered the way in which manicures are offered.
Maria E. Rodriguez
We welcome Maria E. Rodriguez, the new educator and nail artist who just joined the professional Nail It! judging panel at Beautyworld Middle East 2018! She has been featured twice on ‘Scratch Middle East Magazine’ on recognition of her amazing work. Her passion and love of nails encouraged her to start teaching and sharing all the knowledge over the years to new passionate talents who are looking forward to enter the wonderful world of nails.