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Salon Fast & Perfect

Fastest Nail Extensions with Tips

The contestants must apply clear or natural tips on the model's nails to create in-built French extensions with gel or acrylic. The nail tips must be half the size of the nail bed when finished (2:1). The contestant who finishes the FASTEST with the most FLAWLESS work will be declared the winner.

The contestant who finishes the fastest with the most flawless work will be declared the winner.

Duration: 40min
To be done: One hand

Nailathon 2016 1st Winner

Category:Salon Fast & Perfect
Duration: 75 minutes
To be done: One hand


  • Extensions must be of gel or acrylic only
  • Extensions must be in 2:1 ratio from nail bed to nail tip in salon style
  • Use only clear or natural tips
  • Use only clear adhesives (gel-type, brush-on, tubes, etc.) to attach tips to the nail.
  • Competitors must finish the nail with a traditional French manicure with pink/white colors.
  • Enhancement products containing glitter and/or any other color are NOT allowed.
  • Embellishments may not be used.
  • No colored or clear products of any type may be applied to tips prior to attaching them to the natural nail.


  • Water and soap may be used in finishing.
  • No cleaning whatsoever should take place after the competition is over.
  • Pre-existing damage to the model’s nails or hands will not be considered
  • All smile lines must be done with a brush by hand. No products may be used to assist in making the smile lines
  • Products like cream, oils and lotions may be used but excessive oil will lead to point deduction