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Tip & Overlay Relay Judging Criteria 2019

 

Judge 1

Smile Lines – 10 Points

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

**Tip Application – 5 Points

  • the tips are the right size for each nail bed
  • the tips fit perfect from side to side
  • the underside of the nails are neat, clean and free from glue and debris

“C” curves – 10 Points

  • the curvature of the nail enhancements is symmetrical and consistent
  • the depth of curvature is a range between 40% and 50%
  • if nail enhancements are oval in shape, consideration will be given for the apparent lack of curvature at the distal edge 

Shape – 10 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 underside of both hands are free from all product debris
    • the nails are thoroughly clean (absent of dust)

    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 competition-style nail enhancements; a suggested range of a 1 to 1 ratio of nail bed to free edge is ideal, provided the length looks balanced on model’s hands

    Cuticle Area – 5 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)

      Finish Work – 5 Points

      • 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 competition-style nail enhancements (the thinness of a business card, approximately .01 to .03 inches, is ideal)

       


      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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