Embrace the opportunity to join the elite group of salons & industry professionals and enter the Scratch Stars Awards, which recognise excellence in the UK&I nail sector.

Dubbed ‘the Oscars of the nail industry’, the Scratch Stars Awards has returned for a12th year, recognising excellence, passion and skill in nail pros and businesses across the UK and Ireland.

Renowned for its transparent and fair judging process, Scratch Stars titles have been awarded to 215 nail pros, salons, brands and teams to date – so could 2024 be your year to join this elite group?

Scratch Stars Winners Pic 2023

Scratch Stars Awards winners 2023

There are 18 categories open to entry that cover a variety of skillsets, and eligible persons or businesses can enter up to two. The first stage requires an online form to be submitted, which will be reviewed before five finalists are unveiled in each category. They move onto a second and final judging stage, which could involve a practical competition and interview, a mystery shop or submission of evidence and testimonials, depending on the category.

The awards is focused on finding amazing all-rounders: those that exude not just skill, but dedication to their craft, great client care and industry awareness.

The rewards? An exciting competition experience and opportunity to network with fellow pros, alongside admiration from clients and an enhanced profile. To top off the journey, winners receive a title, press support and a stunning Scratch Stars trophy to show off at their nail station.

Once judging is complete, finalists and the wider nail sector are invited to attend The Scratch Stars Party in London: the highlight of the nail industry calendar. So what are you waiting for? Click here to view the categories.

By Editor