“Salon Trend Soak Off Gel Manicure” Rules

  1. Total time allowed is 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes)
  2. This competition is done on natural nails only.
  3. The required elements for the competition are as followed.
  4. The model is to come with nails ready to be manicured. Models must not have ANY products one the nail when they arrive. Removing of product prior to arena evaluations are forbidden.
  5. The nails are to be manicured during the competition, soaking is optional. Lotion and massage is not necessary.
  6. All models nails will be checked to make sure manicures and filing of the nail were not done prior to the competition.
  7. Nails must appear to be at least 1 week without any type of manicuring.
  8. If it is determined that the models nails have been manicured prior to the competition a 5 point deduction can be enforced on the competitor.
  9. The nails must be enhanced and covered with any type of color gels, including: gel paint, soak off gel, color gel and gel polish. No traditional nail polish or any type of paints that are not considered a gel. Only gel products.
  10. The nails should have salon style nail art with the latest trends.
  11. Any color is allowed. There is no limited to the amount of colors used.
  12. Rhinestones, studs, bullion, foil, tape and glitter are allowed.
  13. No pre-assemble artwork allowed.
  14. All free edge shapes are allowed.
  15. All work on nails must be done during the competition.
  16. No traditional nail polish.
  17. Top sealer must be applied.
  18. Glue is allowed.
  19. Rules of sanitation must be adhered too.
  20. All products must be clearly labeled.
  21. All products used for manicuring are allowed.
  22. 2 All products and tools must be on the table prior to the start of the competition.
  23. You are not allowed to get products out of your case or have product brought in from outside of the competition arena once the hands on portion of the competition.
  24. All general rules apply.
  25. Total possible points earned 100