What is the Scratch Stars Awards?
The Scratch Stars Awards is presented to you by Scratch magazine, the UK's leading nail magazine. It is the only awards solely dedicated to recognising the incredible talent, work and dedication of technicians, salon owners and companies in the UK nail industry.
How do I enter?
Entry for the 2016 awards will open on January 1, 2016. Each technician, salon, publication or company can enter up to two categories. All you need to do is click on the ‘ENTER HERE’ tab when entry opens 1 January 2016 and fill in the entry form/forms for your cateogory/categories by the deadline 21 February 2016. Oh, and it’s totally FREE to enter!
What happens next?
Entries will be assessed by a first panel of judges and whittled down to a final five in each category. These finalists will be announced online in March 2016. Tech finalists will be invited to attend a competition day to show off their skills, salon finalists will be mystery shopped and session, business and media finalists will be required to submit further information to then be judged by a specialist panel.
When are the winners announced?
All finalists are invited to attend the glamorous awards party at London’s Café de Paris in June where the winners will be revealed. It’s a fantastic night – they’ll be a celebrity host, entertainment and a few complementary drinks and nibbles thrown in too. It’s known as ‘The Oscars of the nail industry!’