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The Essies Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

The Essies Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced


By Dale Arden Chong

You may have already heard, but The Essies Top 6 nail artists are one step closer to the end of the competition, and you have the power to vote for your favorite. These nail art enthusiasts hail from all around, and jumped on the opportunity to show of their skills to become Essie’s next nail art ambassador. After submitting an intro and a nail art tutorial using the brand’s Spring 2017 collection, competitors have a chance to earn $20,000 and a partnership with the polish company.

You voted for your favorite in the Top 10 qualifiers, and now it’s up to you to decide who will win for this year’s Essies. Check out the remaining six artists; you can vote for your favorite once again on May 11.

Leticia Haros



Jennifer Dye


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Lauren Wilkin


Kara Crevier


Halle Butler


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Meagan Knight


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Who are you hoping will win this year’s Essies? Let us know in the comments below, and then vote for your favorite on May 11.