[Turn-in] Flat Hand Painted Nail Art (Gel / Acrylic)


1.  Flat Hand Painted Nail Art entry must consist of a set of 10 individual manufacturer tips. The length must be no longer than 2” in length and no wider than 3/4” if they were flattened out.  Tips must be graduated in size.  Tips must remain individual and not be secured to one another.  Design may encompass all 10 tips as a picture, but tips must remain individual.

2.  Competitors may submit more than one entry but must pay a registration fee for each entry.  If submitting more than one entry, only the points from the highest scoring entry count or team cup if you are one of the top 5-point earners.  

3.  On-Site/Mail-in: Entries must be presented in a closed box for us to transport. Inside the box the ten tips must be SECURELY fastened to a plain (one color no texture no mirror), flat surface for the judging process.  The size of the mounting surface is to be a maximum of 6 inches wide by 8 inches deep by ¼ tall and it must be FLAT, FLUSH AND STURDY.  Do not attach your entry to the bottom of the box upon turn in.  The judges MUST BE ABLE TO REMOVE YOUR WORK FROM THE BOX.

4.  Mail-In Entries 

① Your entry may be turned in ON-SITE by competitor (by March 10-11, 2024) or someone other than the competitor.

② You must include your name and email in the shipping box. (Please DO NOT include your name anywhere on your entry.)

③ You must receive a tracking number when you send your entry.

④ You must email NAILPRO® ASIA (nailprocupasia@gmail.com) with the date the submission was sent.

⑤ You will receive a confirmation email when the submission is received.

⑥ It is the competitor’s responsibility to track the shipment if they do not receive a confirmation from us in a timely manner.

⑦ NAILPRO® Competitions ASIA, WATC®, NAILHOLIC are not responsible for lost and/or undelivered or damaged submissions turned in or returned to competitor.


⑨ Please send Turn In Entries to:

           NAILPRO ASIA

           F23, 121, Jeongjail-ro, Bundang-gu

           Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do

           13560 Korea

           TEL: +82(70)-4337-2240 


5.  The theme for each Flat Hand Painted Nail Art competition must consist across all 10 tips.

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6.   All work must be done by hand painting only.  Absolutely no airbrushing is allowed.  Only gel paint and regular polish for Gel Flat Hand Painted Nail Art may be used.  Only acrylic paint and regular polish for Acrylic Flat Hand Painted Nail Art may be used.  Stamping of any type is not allowed.

7.  The surface of the tips must be flush; NO raised surfaces.

8.  Top coat or UV gel sealant may be used ONLY AS A TOP COAT but must NOT contain any glitter.

9.  NO Copyrighted art is allowed at any time. Penalties will be given at judges’ discretion and possible disqualification may be incurred.  Competitors may use a similar version of copyrighted art, design, or logo but they must not be identical to the original. If artwork does not follow criteria judges will determine point deductions.

10.  Competitors must prepare and submit a written statement in two parts in English: one detailing the products and processes used to create the art (do NOT name specific brands or manufacturers), and one telling the story of your interpretation of the theme.  Please list all embellishments or products on your written statement.  Failure to provide this information will result in a 5-point deduction in overall score.  DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME.

11.  Flat Hand Painted Nail Art will be judged in the following categories: originality, visual interest, color, presentation, balance, design, detail, overall impression, complexity, workmanship, tip length and theme.

12.  Flat Hand Painted Nail Art design that wins, or has already won, first place at a NAILPRO® competition cannot be reused by the winner or copied by other competitors in subsequent NAILPRO® competitions.  The NAILPRO® competition staff reserves the right to disqualify any design it considers to be too similar to a winning design. 

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