We started with 18 amazing, awesome, art-filled nail artists but as we move forward in the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist (NTNA) we narrow the playing field.  After careful consideration, the NTNA judges have selected these 12 nail artists to move forward, based on criteria around the submitted work, their professionalism and their submitted videos and essays. 

The field will continue to narrow in this annual nail art competition from NAILS Magazine, in partnership with CND and Kupa, as the challenges become more and more complex and the creative demands increase.  Stay tuned and start following these Top 12 Finalists in NAILS Next Top Nail Artist: 





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