UK Nail Tech 2020 to take place this autumn

The UK Nail Tech 2020 competition is launching as part of the NEW Virtual Hair & Beauty Show, taking place 7th to 21st November.

Organised by Beauty Exhibitions Ltd, professional and student nail technicians are now invited to enter this exciting online-only event. Devised by competition director, Denise Wright, UK Nail Tech 2020 will take place virtually via the video conferencing platform, Zoom.

Comprising seven categories, competitors will have the opportunity to enter as many awards as they wish. These include:

  • Salon Nail Challenge
  • Freestyle Nail Art Challenge
  • Top Tech Photographic Nail Art
  • Top Tech Photographic Classic
  • Top Tech Boxed Nail Art – Mixed Media
  • Top Tech Boxed Nail Art – Hand Painted Techniques
  • Student Tech Boxed Nail Art

Any participants entering the photographic and boxed nail art categories will be working to the theme of ‘Celebration'.

Industry-leading judges will be assessing the work of each entrant during the live Zoom competitions. Winners will be announced on 20th November at the Virtual Hair & Beauty Show website.

With the Covid-19 pandemic affecting many leading industry awards and contests, the online nature of the 2020 UK Nail Tech competition enables industry professionals to still gain recognition for their skills during these unprecedented times.

The virtual competition will also provide a great opportunity for techs to test themselves against the very best and garner feedback from seasoned professionals. Plus, it's the perfect platform to gain confidence, improve techniques, learn new tricks and demonstrate creativity, as well as networking with other competitors online to share expertise.

Professionals can enter for just £35 per category. Deadline for entries is Friday 30th October. To enter the competition or to find out more, visit

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