Samantha Goddard

Nailympia Bio Samantha Goddard This is my 32nd year in the Australian nail industry over the years I’ve was inspired to help improve our industry and share my knowledge, I became an Educator working with Nfu Oh, Entity, ONS and now Akzentz. Educating led me to become a competitor. An active competitor for over 10 years, competing and training in Australia, Asia and the US, I was excited to attended competitions in Korea, Malaysia, Las Vegas. I am now honoured to be working as a Judge for Nailympia here in Australia and Internationally. As an active member of our industry I have always strived to be the best that I can be and to help others achieve their goals within the industry, with my favourite being mentoring and training competitors new to competition.

Jeanette Ulriksen

Jeanette Ulriksen Jeanette has been in the nail Industry for18 years, where she attended a basic nail course in acrylic. During that class the was offered a job, by the organizer, as a nail tech and educator for the brand. Within 6 months, she took all the classes needed and exams, to become a master educator and has been educating ever since. She began to compete as well and she has won several medals in many different competitions in several different countries. She began running her own salon and nail school, and she has educated several nails techs which also has won medals in competitions all over the world. In 2013 she became an International Judge and has been judging competitions all over the world since then. Jeanette stopped competing in 2015 due to the lack of time to practice and she has focused on educating, judging and doing nails for magazines step by step and cover pictures. Today Jeanette is the owner of a distributing company. She is distributing professional products for nail techs. She is the head of the education and running a professional team of educators whilst judging and educating students.

Max Braga

Max Braga International Entity Artist Educator He began his first steps in the beauty and nail industry in 1999 with a 5-year training path that led him to become an International Master Artist Educator. In 2004 he met Tom Holcomb - the Creator of Entity and after a close collaboration path together in 2007 he was appointed as a International Artist Educator for Entity Beauty. This collaboration has improved and perfected his professional skills, knowledge and level of teaching. In 2007 he became Italian Champion in Acrylic French Sculpture and Gel French and second place in Nail Art, which brought him the most significant Overall Winner Award. Nowadays Max is recognized as Entity International Artist & Trainer, European Education Director for Entity, International Competition Trainer, International Judge at Nail Competition. Salon Owner in North East Italy.

Kelly Melanitou

Kelly has worked in the nail industry for 15 years, and has been an international judge for 8 of them. She has taught classes in almost 40 countries around the world, was the Nail Team Leader for the Revlon Style Masters shows for 4 years, and has worked backstage in London, Milan, and New York Fashion week for brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Prada, Byblos, The Blonds, etc.. Has been awarded "Most Bold Nail Professional", and "Educator of the Year" twice. Kelly's goal is to support and coach nail professionals and educators around the world to advance their skills in all aspects of their work, both technical and interpersonal. Currently, she is a Global Team CND™ Educator, a position she has held for 12 years, as well as a coach, mentor, and education consultant.

Marian Newman

30+ years nail professional veteran. Author of The Complete Nail Technician (4 editions) + co-author of 3 others. Subject of Nailed It (a book about my career) International Competition Judge. Head Floor Judge of Nailympia. C-Founder and Chair of The Federation of Nail Professionals. Chair of the EWG for Habia (Hair and Beauty Industry Authority) Advisory Board Member for The British Beauty Council, Author of Nail Knowledge, CND Brand Ambassador

Lisa. Boone

Lisa Boone’s professional journey, spanning more than 20 years, has taken her from nail technician, salon owner, into manufacturing and consulting. She has been a long time hand model for 15 world champion Tom Holcomb, as well as world champion Alisha Rimando and Danny Haile. Her art has graced the covers of Nails Magazine, Nailpro, and has been a contributor to Scratch magazine. Today she continues to give back to the community inspiring nail technicians around the world, sharing her skills through education.

Catherine Wong

With more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, I am first and foremost a creative soul and my passion is teaching. My credentials and achievements include : World Renown Educator, Champion Nail Artist, Published Author, Licenced Nail Technician & Educator, Trade Magazine Contributor, International Nail & Beauty Judge, Cover Artist, Product Developer, Course Developer, Certified Essential Oil Specialist, Certified Cake Decorator & Trainer, Floral Artist & Designer ~Nail IG @catherinewongnailqnailart

Stephy Pang

Born in Johor, Malaysia, Stephy Pang launches her career as a nail artist in _2004_ and made her way to being a successful Makeup & Nail College & Salons owner named MOMO and a highly sought after international educator. Stephy competes internationally during the past 17years of her professional career in the nail and beauty industry and has won numerous awards, fast gaining recognition among her peers. She has since advanced to the other side of the competition arena as an honourable judge in many organising countries. Whenever Stephy travels, watches a film, read a book or buys a new outfit, be prepared to see some nail art - that’s where she gets her inspiration. She’s known for her spontaneous, creative and technical art with a touch of her own uniqueness. Those are the concept of inspiration she uses for her classes as well as for her clients. She is motivated by creativity and driven by her intense passion in the world of nail. That is how she inspire her students to become the best nail technicians and masters of their own art. Stephy travels extensively to impart her knowledge, skills and techniques to the people who shares the same passion as her. When she’s not globe trotting, she dedicates her time to salon work as well as helping her fellow nail technicians sail through the sea of nail artistry. Under her mentorship, she has built a successful Momo competition team producing many grand champions in the nail industry here.

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Miroslava Veleva-Radkova

Miroslava Veleva-Radkova, over 20 years of international experience in the nail industry. 🍀Importer, partner, sales and brand development manager: Nika Nagel Bulgaria, IBX academy Bulgaria, Termish Bulgaria, TM NL n.o.b.e.l., Nail Artist Bulgaria and Zinger Bulgaria. 🍀Co-owner of several training centers for manicure masters. 🍀Certified international judge of three competition networks in the world: Nailympia, Nailpro and GHW from Elena Shanskaya. 🏆Organizer of the International Championship "Golden Bulgarian Rose", held on April 15, 2021 for the sixth time in Bulgaria. 🍀 Author of Fashion Nails magazine, the first professional edition for nail artists. 📚Author of the first-of-its-kind book for personal and professional development in the nail industry, The Bible of the Successful Manicurist.

Tatjana Richter

Master teacher competitive trainer judge 1st place Golden Hands of the Baltics Tallinn 2010. 1st place French acrylic modeling Riga 2011. 1st place qualifying round for the World Cup in Dusseldorf, Tallinn, 2013, 6th place in acrylic modeling at the 2014 World Cup Dusseldorf. 1st place twice on Nevsky Beregi in the nomination Artistic painting. 2012, 2016. Multiple prize-winner in different nominations 2-5 place Nevskie Berega 2014-2018. 2nd and 3rd Grand Prix on the amount of points in the salon service Nevskie Berega. 2012, 2015.

Elaine Watson

Elaine Watson, Professional Nail Technician since 1994. Global Educator for many top brands. Head Booth Judge for Nailympia Competitions since 2012. Some of my most cherished years as a pro have been traveling the World teaching seminars with my friend Tony Cuccio. As an executive for Cuccio, I was able to meet Alex Fox and judge Nailympia since the beginning. It has been one of my highest honors and pleasure to watch the growth of Nailympia and it’s countless global competitors.

Madelene wolf

Madelene Wolf Global champion Nailympia 2017 Winner of winners Texas Nailympia 2017 Winner of winners Nailympia London 2014 European Champion 2012 and 2013. Have over 65 trophy’s in pink &white competitions. Running Madelene Wolf Academy and educator world wide both in groups and private classes. Now even owner of Madelene Wolf Nail Design.

Krasimira Petrova

Dean of Education by Hand and Nail Harmony, Owner at Krasi Mira Enterprise, International Judge and Trainer

Alíz Dóra Tóth

My name is Alíz Dóra Tóth ( Hungarian ) , I have 5 kids and i work in this industry from more than 20 years . After my graduation, i completed studies in Hungary at the school in the specification of Nail Artist and after i began a collaboration with the same school as a teacher. From 17 years i live in Italy. In 2010 I've started a collaboration with Crystal Nails like a high level teacher and distributor . In 2011 I designed and launched Kubenail ® The nail building method that invented my husband . ( A new extreme form with a new method of reconstruction). In 2012 I traveled in all over europe to teach Kubenail's system In 2015 me and my husband, become the official Distributor for Italy of the Brand TRUSCADA and actually we have about 40 distributors and 25 teachers.

Viv Clements - Simmonds

Viv Simmonds - Director of VIVid Nails and VIVid Nails Academy, Global Education Co-ordinator for Akzentz Professional (Canada) and ICE (International Certified Educator) for Akzentz Professional. With over 29 years of industry experience, Viv has achieved International status & recognition through her accomplishments. Winning Nail Competitions including, the title of ‘Australian Champion’ for 5 consecutive years, the Australian ‘Champion of Champions’ title, EzFlow Educator of the Year Award and many more awards and titles in Australia. In her career, Viv has taken 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies in Asia, America and Europe. With this success, Viv has had the opportunity to become a judge for Nail Competitions Internationally. Viv has created 8 front covers for leading International Nail Magazines and Trade Books and has been listed in the Who’s Who of Australian Women 2010 and 2011. She has also been featured on television, in industry and commercial magazines in Australia and Internationally. Viv’s accomplishments have taken her all over the world, conducting training events in Advanced Nail Technology & Design. One of Viv’s greatest achievements in her career is her Australian & New Zealand Team of ACE Educators that she mentored and trained. Viv is constantly rewarded with watching them grow and develop into Multi Award Winning Nail Artists and Educators.

Valerie Ducharme

Valerie Ducharme is an entrepreneur and an artist. She opened her own Nails Academy in Canada where she shares her passion with thousands. Her mission is to constantly push to elevate standards in the beauty industry, especially in her province of Quebec. In 2017, she poured her heart out and created her own line of nail products and other nail art articles which brings her to take amazing trips and teach across Canada. Valerie won many National competitions as well as the Internationally acclaimed Next Top Nail Artist Season 5 Competition organized by Nails Magazine. She is often a judge for international and national competitions and other events in the beauty industry, you might just cross her path at some event! Her creations were seen at New York’s Fashion Week in 2018 and 2019 with the collaboration of CND World.

Julia Rizhakova

Юлия Рыжакова/Julia Rizhakova Судья международной категории. Тренер/судья конкурсного движения(tip box). Инструктор международного класса. Многократный победитель международных чемпионатов. Автор и преподаватель обучающих программ по дизайну и моделированию ногтей.

Fowler, Stefanie

Stefanie began her career in the beauty business the day she was born. Born into a renowned German and European family hair business, perfection was demonstrated in craft by her father and meticulous organization was demonstrated by her mother. Championship titles in hair design were something Stefanie grew up with and she cherished competition from a very young age. She began working professionally in hand care and nail enhancements at the age of 18. Stefanie’s determination was to learn and work outside the family business and to find her success on her own. Stefanie’s perfection in her craft grew her reputation in Düsseldorf and she was quickly the most, sought after nail professional within a short two years. That success awakened her competitive spirit and she began her legendary career in the competition circuit. Stefanie holds 8-time German champion titels. She continued on competing internationally and earning herself countless European and International titles. Stefanie’s nails sent a benchmark in the professional nail industry that is and has been admired to this day. The success she found for herself was something she wanted to share with her fellow nail professionals worldwide. Stefanie began educating other nail professionals giving all of her knowledge selflessly. She became quickly known as “the educator that shows everything and shares all of her experience without keeping anything for herself!” Stefanie has educated in over 50 countries and countless cities and has coached world class competitors that have succeeded in their dreams. Stefanie’s talent for organization harmonized with her desire for perfection in her craft. Her sense of business drove her into more and more into consulting work industry wide. Her feel for nail products lead her into research and development of professional nail enhancement products in all systems. Stefanie is proficient in all enhancement systems including; monomer and polymer (acrylic), UV/LED gel, and UV/LED gel polish. Stefanie’s work with chemists and chemical engineers has led to some of the highest preforming products in the nail industry today. Stefanie began creating education programs that are seen not just within Europe, those programs are utilized globally. She has consulted with countless companies in refining their education programs. Stefanie’s competency has led those companies to success and generating more profit and improving financial profiles. She has created a legacy in the professional nail industry and continues to create a business model for success through organized and proficient education. | REFERENCES | CEO• Signature Nail International (co-owner/co-founder) Germany  2006 – present• Signature Nail International LLC (co-owner/co-founder) USA 2019 COMPANIES AS CONSULTANT • Creative Nail Design (CND)• WWBD• Beauty Factory• Magnetic• Society Nails• Indigo• Fantasy Nails• Alessandro International• Natis Nails - MyCo Switzerland• Glory Nails• Nail Creation• Hollywood Nails• Dalidovic Belarus• Charm (Rome)• Lady Nail (Naples)• Hair association Norway• ABC Nailstore• Astonishing• Düsseldorf Convention Center• Current:  consultant with N2 JUDGING• national & international Competitions, Düsseldorf  Beauty international• Finland• Netherlands• Spain• Italy• Estonia• Denmark• Russland MAGAZINES• Scratch Magazine UK and Australia• Nailpro Germany• Prof Nail Germany• Prof Nail Netherlands• Naglar Norden TV• RTL• Pro Sieben• Sat1SPECIAL EVENTS • International Master Educator Ez Flow 2003 & 2004• CND Boot Camp 2002, 2016• CND Global Summit San Diego• Astonishing IDM 2017 COMPETITIONS • 2002 Köln 2nd place, national competition• 2003 Köln 2nd place, national competition• 2004 München 1st place, german Competition2004 Essen 1st place, German Nail Design Artist2004 Düsseldorf Düsseldorf 1st place, national competition, Beauty international• 2005 Frankfurt 1st place, German Nail Design Artist• 2005 Amsterdam 1st place, European Championship• 2006 Düsseldorf 1st place, national competition, Beauty international• 2006 London Winner of the Winner division 2, Nailolympics Olympia Beauty • 2007 Düsseldorf 1st place, national competition, Beauty international• 2007 Helsinki 1st place, acrylic sculpting pink & white Finnail Olympic • 2007 Helsinki 2nd place, gel pink & white Finnail Olympic• 2008 Düsseldorf 2nd place, national competition, Beauty international • 2008 London 1st place, Nailolympics sculpting acrylic P&W division 3 • 2008 Helsinki 1st place, french twist Finnail Olympic• 2009 Düsseldorf 3rd place, national competition, Beauty international• 2010 Düsseldorf 1st place, national competition, Beauty international QUALIFICATIONS• Nail designer 1992Piercer 1998• national nail design educator since 2002• Beautician 2002• Pedicurist 2002• PMU artist 2004International nail design educator since 2005• Lash stylist 2016• House & property manager 2018• Dog trainer §11 since 2016• 2018 Examination and approval for the acceptance and implementation of behavioral tests in accordance with §4 Para. 1 of the ordinance on the implementation of the State Dog Law NRW (DVO LHUundG NRW) in conjunction. Section 2 (2) DVO LHundG NRW• 2018 Examination and approval for the provision of evidence of expertise according to §1 Para. 4 DVO LHUundG NRW in conjunction. Section 2 (2) DVO LHundG NRW

Елена Попова

Elena Popova multiple winner and prize-winner of international competitions and world Championships in nail modeling and design. Coach of Champions and winners of international World and Europe competitions The current judge of the world Championships International certified teacher, Creator of author's programs. A well-known trainer and speaker of the nail courses in Europe Coach of the competition team Nail Future Pro, which won more than 600 medals worldwide! The only Russian participant of the Guinness book of records (USA) on Fastest Full Set Acrylic Sculptured Nails, and her time is 9 min 39 sec (10 nails, French modeling on forms) Students of Elena Popova repeatedly became Champions and prize-winners at the Championships of Russia, Europe and the world.

Alex Fox

Alex Fox is the organiser & director of Nailympia Competitions & the editor-in-chief of Scratch magazine

Елена Мальцева

Elena Maltseva is a world renown nail designer, who has been in the industry since year 2000. Having graduated from an arts school, her passion was always miniature. The principles Elena uses for teaching nail art to her students differs from you might have seen in other manicure schools. Instead of making students copy her works, Maltseva teaches them the basic techniques that anybody can understand and repeat. Having her students learnt the basics, Elena then gives a special program of combining the simple techniques into complex designs that are easy to complete. Thus, even if you don't have an arts school background, you still can be a great nail designer. Today Elena Maltseva is working in her own Nail Design Academy in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. She has won numerous nail design competitions, becoming a World Champion for 3 times. As of today Elena judges nail championships and conducts trainings all around the world. Maltseva has worked with and judged nail competitions with Tom Holcomb, Danny Haile, Trang Nguyen, Alisha Rimando, Antonio Sacripante, Antony Buckley, Jewel Cunningham, Carla Collier, Amy Becker and many more. Elena resides in Saint-Petersburg, the northern capital of Russian Federation. She speaks both Russian and English & gives nail art classes in Russia, Ukraine, Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway, Italy, Japan, the USA, Great Britain and offers online individual and group nail design trainings and coachin

Natalia Demidova

🔹️Founder and Head of ND Nails Stuudio,  Estonia, Tallinn. 🔹️Instructor, author and developer of training programs on manicure, pedicure and nail modeling. 🔹️ Member of the panel of judges of "Estonian Global Nail Cup" 🔹️ Official Judge of International Championship "STAR TIME". 🔹️Trainer of the international competition team "ND NAILS". 🔹️Instructor of "Nail Art School" by Elena Alekseyeva. 🔹️ Eight-time gold medalist and multiple silver and bronze medalist at International Championships.

Natalya Makarchuk

Natalia Makarchuk Moscow( Russia) Internationally Certified Specialist in manicure, pedicure and nail sculpting. Autor and Instructor of a manicure and pedicure training courses. Internationally Certified Judge. Independent Expert in judging technological nominations (manicure, pedicure). Speaker at Russian and International Forums. Winner and Аwardee of Russian and International Championships. - [Дипломированный специалист международного класса по маникюру педикюру, моделированию ногтей. Инструктор авторских обучающих курсов по маникюру, педикюру. Судья международной категории Независимый эксперт в судействе технологических номинаций( маникюр, педикюр) Спикер Российских и международных форумов Призёр и победитель Российских и международных чемпионатов. Natalia Makarchuk Moscow( Russia) Internationally Certified Specialist in manicure, pedicure and nail sculpting. Autor and Instructor of a manicure and pedicure training courses. Internationally Certified Judge. Independent Expert in judging technological nominations (manicure, pedicure). Speaker at Russian and International Forums. Winner and Аwardee of Russian and International Championships.

Zrinka B Vuksan

My name is Zrinka B Vuksan. I've been in this industry for 10 years and fell in love with its variety of styles, expressions and possibilities. Born and raised in Croatia, 3 years ago moved to Vancouver ,Canada and opened private studio /nail academy in the heart of downtown. •International competitor/ winner in Pink and White category. ( 2014/2015) •3rd in Top 25 Poster category in the World (2013) •Technical International judge in many global competitions . •International Master Educator in all systems •Author of series : perfection and basic classes held in Zrinka B Nail Academia. •Mentor to more than couple of 100s students from Europe to Canada. •Speaker at Nail summits. •Author of "Flute" nail shape and new extreme forms "Z Extreme " • Editor /Senior journalist of Beauty and Business magazine "Fleek Canada" •Guest journalist in "Lash Inc Croatia" •Creator of my Smart set: scissors and pusher, manicure bits . • combining lines, art, math and dark vibes in nail expression is my life. I like to say I'm less of an influencer but more of an educator. Strict one. IG emoji @Zrinka_vuksan_bolancha Facebook @Zrinka Vuksan B

Yulia Lombardi

Yulia Lombardi Founder of the Majida Cosmetics @majidacosmetics brand and the Academy of the same name, airbrushing instructor. Multiple winner of various International and Russian nail championships in the nomination of artistic airbrushing. Coach of the Italian team Majida, recognized as: • the Best Team 2018-2019 for 2 years in a row at International Championship "Beauty Leman" Switzerland and • "Best Team" at the Championship "Nail Olymp Moscow" 2021 • 3° Team place at Championship "Diamond nails" Toronto Canada's. International certified judge.

John Hauk

International artist, educator and judge. TV personality and over 300 awards worldwide. Owner of Royalty Beauty and “Cruise with the Nail Stars”!

Beck Manz

Nails and Beauty Therapy - 22 years. Educator for LISH Nail Creations, Be Creative Australian Artisan, Sam Biddle Be Creative Australian Sub-Distributor, Gelish/Nail Harmony Australian Educator, Administrative Assistant in Australian Nail Competitions since 2011, including Nailympia Sydney. Manager of Brisbane Sunshine Pro Competition and Perth's West Coast Cup. Administrative Assistant for London Nailympia.

Karin Ström

Karin Ström is one of the most experienced personalities in the global nail industry. She started her career in Sweden back in 1991 when she took her first class. Her biggest passion is pink &white competitions and she has been coaching many top competitors around the world to top positions. She has been working with everything from teaching to product development. 17 Nailympia gold medal winner, 4 times Grand Champion, 8 times European Champion, 15 times Swedish Champion and Tom Holcomb Inspiration Award winner are some of her achievements.

Reni Mobrandt

Reni Mobrandt – creator and organizer of the Nordic Nail Open championship, which today is the largest competition in the North. Founder and owner for 20 years of Nail Systems of Sweden with strong brands such as NSI, Leighton Denny Expert Nail and BCL. Founder of the newly created own brand Carma – by nailtechnicians, for nailtechnicians. Coach and mentor for several award-winning nail technicians in Sweden.

David Fowler

David began working as a nail professional over 20 years ago in the United States, specifically in Los Angeles and San Diego. David was a licensed manicurist in the state of California working as a nail professional in the beginning of his career. As he developed his nail skills, he made the decision to delve deeper into the beauty industry and began educating others. Working as an educator he found his mentor, Jan Arnold (co-founder of CND). David’s eyes were opened to the depth of the beauty industry, and at the time, specifically in the nail industry. David, in cooperation with CND and Fred Segal Beauty in Beverly Hills, chose the opportunity to create nails for Hollywood celebrities and musicians. He was invited to the Oscars, the Grammys, the Sundance Film Festival, and fashion events in New York and Los Angeles. The runway shows in those fashion events evolved into further interest in “beauty and fashion”. David’s horizon expanded with his diverse experiences in Southern California along with his development as an educator. In 2004 David made the decision to move to Germany to expand his resume globally. Upon arriving in Germany, he began working as a nail professional in a small studio located outside of Frankfurt and immediately began educating others throughout Germany. Within two years David found himself educating globally as one of the most successful nail professionals and educators worldwide. David’s art and method of teaching became a sensation and motivated and endless list of the nail industries top nail professionals. David has educated on every continent and well over 100 countries throughout the world. With his experience David decided to further supplement his resume and began consulting with professional nail brands worldwide. David’s consulting work has included numerous professional brands that are sold, with success, in a competitive global market. He has worked hand in hand with chemists and chemical engineers in creating specific formulas in all nail enhancement systems. These enhancement systems include; monomer and polymer (acrylic), UV/LED gel, and UV/LED gel polish. David has also ventured into new technological nail polish production that is optimal in the consumer market. David has consulted in marketing campaigns to assist in building brand awareness and success. He is proficient in working with acclaimed photographers in creating imagery, video and still photos, for marketing campaigns. Always diving deeper into his creativity David decided to start refining his image and style with individual apparel designed by David himself. This unique creative approach, David as a brand himself, and the combination of the beauty and nail industry continues to excite and motivate people from all walks of life. | REFERENCES | CEO •  Signature Nail International (co-owner/co-founder) Germany  2006 – present •  Signature Nail International LLC (co-owner/co-founder) USA 2019 COMPANIES AS CONSULTANT •  Creative Nail Design (CND) •  Fred Segal Beauty Beverly Hills •  WWBD (Astonishing) •  Magnetic •  Society Nails •  Indigo •  Fantasy Nails •  Alessandro International •  CND Germany •  MyCo Switzerland •  Glory Nails •  Nail Creation •  Hollywood Nails •  Dalidovic Belarus •  Charm (Rome) •  Lady Nail (Naples) •  Hair association Norway •  ABC Nailstore •  Messe Düsseldorf •  Current: consultant with N2 JUDGING •  Beauty International: international and national competition •  Finland •  Norway •  Nail Noblesse •  Italy: Nail Open Rome •  Spain: Salon Look •  Estonia: Nail Cup •  Netherlands: national competition •  Russland •  France •  Nailympia London •  HWK Düsseldorf preliminary decisions •  Holland MAGAZINES  •  Vogue •  Cosmopolitan •  Seventeen •  InStyle •  Elle •  Freundin •  Brigitte •  Scratch Magazine UK and Australia •  Nails •  Nailpro USA and Germany •  Prof Nail Germany •  Prof Nail Netherlands •  Naglar Norden TV •  MTV •  CBS •  ABC •  NBC •  RTL •  RTL II •  Pro Sieben •  HSE 24 (live on air without script) •  Local broadcasts in: •  Bulgaria •  Russia •  Italy •  Mexico CELEBRITY EVENTS •  Oscars •  Grammys •  Sundance Film Festival •  New York Fashion Week •  LA Fashion Week CELEBRITIES   •  Madonna •  Halle Berry •  Jennifer Lopez •  Britney Spears •  Pink •  Eve •  Gwen Stefani •  Darryl Hanah •  Lele Sobieski •  Natascha Mcelhone •  Jamie Presley •  Jade Jagger •  Angela Bassett •  Amanda Brandao QUALIFICATIONS •  •  Bachelor of Arts degree in history with an emphasis on civil rights •  Senior thesis  covering German history pinpointing the second world war •  Criminal Justice as Police officer  •  Patrol •  SWAT training •  Criminal investigation: (divisions) Narcotics, Domestic violence, Sexual Abuse •  Sleep Apnea EEG studies •  Nail design national and international educator (USA)  •  2004 Germany international educator for Nail design •  Industry consultant for education development including image and marketing campaigns •  Founder and clothing designer D.AC •  Global photo campaigns (branding nail color trends)

Vikki Taylor-dodds

My name is Vikki Taylor-Dodds, I am a international educator and I Own a successful salon called Spoilt in Newcastle UK, I have been in the industry for over 20 years and am a multiple Winner of National and International competitions holding over 40 trophies, I Have also won 4 Scratch stars and UK Nail professional of the year, I have judged competitions for the past 9 year and worked with many different brands.

Anneke van der Sar

Name: Anneke van der Sar , working since 1982 in the Beauty Industry and as a Nail-Technician since 1993. International Educator for different brands in the Nail-Industry since 1995, now salon-school-owner in the Netherlands and distributing Artistic Nail Design products in the Netherlands. Still open for new ‘adventures and opportunities’, will never stop looking for something special in this industry. Judged many competitions in Europe, USA and Russia, different levels and assignments. Worked, and still working with wonderful people in the industry and I will keep doing this as long as it is possible!!!!!

Joanna Bandurska

Global Champion of Nailympia in 2019. Expert and Educator of IndigoNails brand with many years of experience. She set out the top record of winning the highest number of medals in the shortest time in the Beauty Industry in Poland. Judge of many prestigious Championships in Poland, Europe and the whole World. Awarder with many medals in the Championships across the globe – 159! And the number is still growing. Known as a champion from many-sided aspects of Nail Stylisation. She proved it with winning titles of; Top Master, Overall Champion, Winner of Winners and Art Winner of Winners. She became as well II Vice World Champion of Nailympion federation. She teaches all over the world. Being an educator and the demanding judge is in her blood.

Morgan Haile

Morgan Haile from Morgan Taylor

Ирина Вязовецкая

Irina Vyazovetskaya Creative Director of the international school of nail art Golden Stars. Technologist of Golden Stars company Master of international class in nail modeling and design. Multiple winner and prize-winner of international competitions and world Championships in nail modeling and design. Coach of Champions and winners of international competitions in the world and Europe The present judge of the world Championships Certified international teacher, Creator of author's programs. Member of the working group of the Ministry of Education of Russia on the development of manuals for the profession "master of nail service". Famous trainer and speaker of nail service courses in Europe Author of columns in professional magazines "Nailure", "Nail service", "Beautiful business". Coach of the competition team "Golden Stars". Irina Vyazovetskaya's students, since 2006, have repeatedly become Champions and prize-winners at the Championships of Russia, Europe and the world.

Mirka Poikkeus

Mirka`s carreer in the industry includes being Finland’s leading fashion nail stylist and CEO/owner of Royal cosmed group, distributor of professional aesthetic brands. She also has represented brands in Europe and The Russian Federation. Mirka has achieved marketing degrees in both Finland and abroad, while her ongoing goal is to establish professional standards within the industry; she’s a expert advisor to international businesses, as well as an educator, expert and international judge. Mirka has worked on fashion shows in Paris, Moscow and Helsinki, including Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton and Thierry Mugler runways. Mirka is renowned for her nail skills and was ranked #2 in the world by Beauty Entertainment Magazine. Her work has been published in national consumer and top industry magazines.

Alisha Rimando

27 year Veteran. World Champion Nail Artist, Published Author, Founder of

Jūratė Labanauskienė

Description about yourself: ENG Jurate Labanauskiene - organizer of the international championship "Inlay Art Embellished With Crystals. Director and owner of JSC" Alliance of Beauty "and school" Nail academy " Founder of the international brand Majestic Professional Nail System. Multiple winner of international competitions, 3rd Baltic Champion. Grand Prix winner "Milan Art Poster", certified international judge, instructor and coach of the Lithuania Majestic Team national team.

Jacqueline O’Sullivan

I am a mentor, judge, teacher I have been part of the nail Industry for over 25 years Voted ‘Most Popular Industry Expert 2008’ by Scratch Magazine Readers which is my favourite award alongside industry expert. I have a passion both for the Nail Industry and education.

Heidi Marley

Heidi Marley has been working in nail art for over 12 years. Repeated winner of the international competition, coach, judge and assistant to the organizer of the Nailempia Live 2021 World Championship

Tamara Vassiljeva


Iryna Giblett

Iryna Giblett ENG Gold medal Nailympics USA 2012;
Bronze and Silver medals IBS NailPro Las Vegas 2009 and 2010. 
International judge USA, UK, Russia, Germany. 
Director of Product Development and Education for Iryna Giblett AB Sweden / Ikoniq Nails AB

Наталья Сазонова

ENG Graduated specialist of international class in manicure, pedicure, nail modeling. Instructor copyright training courses on manicure, pedicure. International Judge Speaker of Russian and international forums Winner and winner of Russian and international championships.

Olga Erokhina

Technologist and developer of the Fantasy Nails trademark, director of Fantasy Nails training center, trainer in nail design and modeling, author of educational programs, European Champion in 3d design, 2-time gold medalist of Nailympia in 3d designs and mixed media, judge of Russian and international competitions ...

Vitaly Solomonov

The president for CleanestiQ Labs, International judge, international educator and author for professional nail and cosmetic publications.

Sergei Korchagin

International educator and judge. The nail cosmetic expert for CleanestiQ labs.


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