## Judge 1

**Smile Lines - 10 Points**

- the smile lines are crisp (definition between pink and white)
- the smile lines are symmetrical and consistent (even points and equal curvature)

**"C" curves - 10 Points**

- the curvature of the nail enhancements is symmetrical and consistent
- the depth of curvature is a range between 40% and 50%
- the percent of curvature enhances the model's nails
- if nail enhancements are oval in shape, consideration will be given for the apparent lack of curvature at the distal edge

**Cuticle Area - 5 Points**

- the product is flush to the natural nails and close to the cuticles
- the model's skin at the cuticle area is in excellent condition (free from abrasions)

**Shape - 10 Points**

- the shape is symmetrical and consistent individually
- the shape is symmetrical and consistent together as a set

## Judge 2

**Product Control - 5 Points**

- the product is completely free of air bubbles and pits
- the color of the product is consistent
- the skin is free from all products

**Perfect Match - 10 Points**

- both hands are perfectly matched in color
- both hands are perfectly matched in style
- both hands are perfectly matched so the mediums used look identical

**Surface Structure - 10 Points**

- the top surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly contoured
- the bottom surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly contoured
- the arch of the nail enhancements is consistently placed

**Lateral Structure - 10 Points**

- the nail enhancements align perfectly with the sides of the natural nails
- if nail enhancements are oval in shape, the point at which the oval begins is consistent

## Judge 3

**Length - 10 Points**

- the length, measured from cuticle to the end of the extension, is consistent between matching nails (pinkie to pinkie, etc.) and in proportion to each other
- the length is suitable for competition-style nail enhancements; a suggested range of a 1 to 1 ratio of nail bed to free edge is ideal, provided the length looks balanced on model's hands

**Moons - 5 Points**

- the moons are sculpted and have been properly placed
- the moons have not been filed off
- the moons enhance the nail extension

**Finish Work - 5 Points**

- the surface of the nail enhancements are smooth and very shiny (absent of scratches)
- the edges of the nails are smooth and finished
- the nails are thoroughly clean (absent of dust)

**Overall Impression - 10 Points**

- the nails complement the model's hands
- the thinness is suitable for competition-style nail enhancements (the thinness of a business card, approximately .01 to .03 inches, is ideal)
- both hands look exactly the same
- all competition rules were followed