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Professional Beauty NailFile Competition winners announced

After a long hiatus, the annual NailFile Nail Competition returned to the Professional Beauty Expo on 3 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand.

Many competitive nail techs arrived on site to show off their skills and artistry. Platinun sponsors for the competition were NSI and OPI, with Bio Sculpture the Gold Sponsor, and Calgel the Silver Sponsor.

Here are the results of the competition.

GEL POLISH CREATION (Category Sponsor – Bio Sculpture)

1st place – Amanda Stonehouse

2nd place – Vicki Pienaar

3rd – Daniella Tiziana Benigno

MASTER SCULPTOR (Category Sponsor – Calgel)

1st – Shanice Knell

2nd – Ilse Visser

3rd – Mary Kalenga


1st – Zanecke Pretorius

2nd – Thabang Molusi

Chantelle Smith’s winning Tip Box entry

SHOWCASETIP BOX (Off-site Competition themed ‘Steam Punk’)

1st – Chantelle Smith

2nd – Corma Burger

3rd – Rotisca Lucas

The Professional Beauty & NailFile team would like to congratulate all the winners and thank all our Sponsors.

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors