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Salon Success - The Dark Side Judging Criteria

Judge 1

Smile Lines – 10 Points

  • the smile lines are crisp (definition between BLACK and PINK)
  • the smile lines are symmetrical and consistent (even points and equal curvature)

“C” curves – 10 Points

  • the curvature of the nail enhancements is symmetrical and consistent
  • the depth of curvature is a range between 33.33% and 40%
  • the percent of curvature enhances the models nails
  • if nail enhancements are oval in shape, consideration will be given for the apparent lack of curvature at the distal edge

Cuticle Area – 10 Points

  • the product is flush to the natural nails and close to the cuticles
  • the model’s skin at the cuticle area is in excellent condition (free from abrasions)

Shape – 5 Points

  • the shape is symmetrical and consistent individually
  • the shape is symmetrical and consistent together as a set

Judge 2

Product Control – 10 Points

  • the product is completely free of air bubbles and pits
  • the color of the product is consistent
  • the skin is free from all enhancement products

Surface Structure – 10 Points

  • the top surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly contoured
  • the bottom surfaces of the nail enhancements are smooth and perfectly contoured

Presentation – 5 Points

  • this entry was presented neat and clean
  • the undersides of both hands are free from all product debris

Lateral Structure – 10 Points

  • the nail enhancements align perfectly with the sides of the natural nails
  • if nail enhancements are oval in shape, the point at which the oval begins is consistent
  • the arch of the nail enhancements is consistently located

Judge 3

Length – 10 Points

  • the length, measured from cuticle to the end of the extension, is consistent between matching nails (pinkie to pinkie, etc.) and in proportion to each other
  • the length is suitable for salon-style nail enhancements - a suggested range 2 to 1 ratio of nail bed to free edge is ideal - provided the length looks balanced on models hands

Polish or Color BLACK Application – 5 Points – One hand

  • the polish or color completely covers the nails (close to the cuticle and covers all edges)
  • the application is smooth, even and clean
  • dark color polish is the same or as close as possible to the sculpted dark color

Finish Work – 5 Points – One hand

  • the entire surface of the nail enhancement is smooth and very shiny (absent of scratches)
  • the edges of the nails are smooth and finished
  • the nails are thoroughly clean (absent of dust)

Overall Impression – 10 Points

  • the nails complement the model’s hands
  • the thinness is suitable for salon-style nail enhancements

 


Scoring Guide 2 Hands

10 = Flawless
9 = Almost  Flawless
8 = Very Good
7 = Good
6 = Above Average
5 = Average
4 = Below Average
3 = Poor
2 = Very Poor
1 = Unacceptable

Scoring Guide 1 Hand

5 = Flawless
4 = Very Good
3 = Average
2 = Below Average
1 = Very Poor


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