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Meet The Essies Top 10 Qualifiers

Meet The Essies Top 10 Qualifiers


By Sigourney Nuñez

Who will be Essie’s newest nail art ambassador? You vote, you decide. Earlier this year, nail art enthusiasts from all around jumped on the opportunity to show off their skills for a chance to be Essie’s next nail art ambassador. Participants were asked to submit an intro and nail art tutorial for a chance to be selected as a qualifier in the 2017 Essie’s Nail Art Awards to earn $20,000 and a partnership with the lacquer brand.

After much anticipation, Essie has introduced the Top 10 qualifiers. The lucky mani mavens each received the brand’s Spring 2017 collection and were asked to create the ultimate spring trend-inspired design.

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Browse below to meet the faces behind the nails and support your favorite entry by voting here.

Allie Hansel

Instagram: @nailAllie

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Emiline Shupe

Instagram: @nailpolishsociety

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Leticia Haros

Instagram: @lettslooks_

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Vivian Kim

Instagram: N/A

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Jennifer Dye

Instagram: @chroma_Nails

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Lauren Wilkin

Instagram: @alldemnails


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Kara Crevier

Instagram: @KaraNailedIt

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Gabby Morris

Instagram: @gabbysnailart

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Halle Butler

Instagram: @hallebnails


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Meagan Knight

Instagram: @tinybrushes

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Who will you support as your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! 

[Images: Courtesy of Essie]

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