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VietSALON Nail Art Contest 2013: Year of the Snake

by Kimberly Pham | October 26, 2012 | Bookmark +

Calling all nail artists! Help us celebrate Tết in the Year of the Snake with your creative nail art murals!

Top designs will be featured in the January/February 2013 issue of VietSALON Magazine and the winning nail mural artist will receive $100!

Using two to 10 nail tips, sculpt or paint your idea of the Year of the Snake or your visions of the Lunar New Year. Some new year elements that come to mind include peach blossoms, lì xì, food and festivities, Lunar New Year attire, lion dancing, dragon dancing (there is a difference!), and springtime flowers.

Entries must be postmarked by Friday, November 23, 2012.

Mail your nail art murals to:
VietSALON Magazine
3520 Challenger St.
Torrance, CA 90503

Don’t forget to include your full name, salon, city, state and phone number. You are welcome to E-mail me ( if you have any questions.

While you’re thinking up nail art ideas, here are some snake print nail art tutorials (both by Terri Silacci using Bio Sculpture Gel products) to help inspire you:

S-s-snakeskin Mani-Pedi

Faux Snakeskin Mani-Pedi

And here's a blog post from NAILS 101: A Student Blog blogger Marti Bishir on her first attempt at creating snakeskin nail art using real snakeskin and CND Shellac.

— Kim

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