The 3rd African’s Nail Art Competition
Nectar beauty Academy set out to find the best nail artist in Nigeria.
The 3rd edition of the African’s Nail Art Competition brought the finest nail artists together in one place to compete for half a million naira and fame.… Eko Hotels, 17th to 19th of October 2018. The competition targeted professional nail technicians, nail shop owners and other beauty enthusiasts across Africa.
We didn’t find Nemo; we found Tayo Odeyemi| He is the winner of the have a million first prize. The runner-ups being: Tattonails and Basir Matt; for second and third places.
There was a design theme for each of the 3 days it took to find Tayo:
- Flowers in the garden
- Colors of Africa
- Ombre in style
Fingernail models walked the runway|
For the 3 days, the competitors used a different model for their design. These models took the runway on the final day to display the cuticular artistry of the designers.
2 contestants were disqualified on the final day… the panel of 4 judges had a reputation to maintain.
For three years now, Nectar Beauty Academy has been empowering and changing lives of nail technicians who’ve had no access to formal training and funding through its Africa’s Nail Art Competition.
It is a CSR of Nectar Beauty Hub, Nigeria’s foremost one-stop beauty outlet with aims of promoting creativity, artistic skills & talent, exposing nail technicians to the international audience while empowering them financially and taking their businesses to the next level.