THE NALA AWARDS
Lash Industry Category
Lash Industry Advocate Award.
This award will go to an individual that stands up for the industry and goes out of his/her way to boost the industry up and help us all to grow and improve. A voice for all lash artists and educators.
Professional Innovator Award.
This award will go to an individual that works outside the box to find ground-breaking techniques, courses or products that help bring the industry forward.
Good Samaritan Award.
This award will go to an individual that volunteers time and services to people in need. This may be done in many ways, such as, donating lashes for charity events, offering services for recovering patients, donating profits to charities, volunteering time in their community, etc.
Lash Studio of The Year Award.
This award will go to a studio that consistently follows high standards and professional guidelines. A studio with excellent customer service, great results, high client satisfaction, staff who are happy, well-rewarded and well-trained,, a clinically clean studio, etc. The epitome of what every lash studio shall aspire to.
Lash Artist Category
Lash Design and Customization Award.
This award will go to a professional lash artist that takes pride in creating individual designs for each of their clients. This artist will be exceptionally skilled at determining the best design for each client and creating symmetrical designs that help enhance their client's appearance while maintaining the health of the natural lashes.
This award will go to a professional lash artist with exceptional skills. An artist with extraordinary capabilities who also takes care not to damage the natural lash.
Lash Artist Integrity Award.
This award will go to a professional lash artist that always puts the health of the natural lash above all else. This artist will have earned a reputation for both sanitary practices and lash safety. He/she is continuously updating their practice to ensure the health of their clients.
Health and Safety Award.
This award will go to a professional lash artist that goes far beyond the basic requirements to ensure his/her workspace is sanitary.
Customer Service Award.
This award will go to a lash studio that consistently goes above and beyond for their clients. This studio will be known for their friendly disposition, excellent service and quality results.
Lash Artist of The Year Award.
This award will go to to a lash artist that always puts his/her clients first, follows health and safety guidelines for personal services, and shows professionalism. An artist with exceptional skills that continuously updates his/her education. A role model for the lash industry.
Lash Educator Category
This award will go to a lash professional (artist or educator) that coaches and supports lash artists. This person is always available to help when it's needed. They share their expertise through a blog or online videos, facebook groups, etc. This mentor is someone that goes out of their way to help others have success in the lash industry.
Educator of The Year Award.
This award will go to to a lash educator that always puts his/her students first. This educator is patient, knowledgeable, caring and fun. This educator boasts tremendous success for their graduates.
Lash Academy Category
Comprehensive Curriculum Award.
This award will go to a lash academy that offers an extremely comprehensive program with great detail and valuable information. An academy that has gone above and beyond the requirements to prepare their students with the best possible education for their new career.
Business Curriculum Award.
This award goes to an academy with an exceptional business building section in their curriculum to help students succeed with their lash business.
Academy of The Year Award.
This award shall be presented to the lash academy that offers the most value to it’s students, has a comprehensive curriculum, and has had the most successful graduates because of their program(s).
Product Distributor Category
Product Integrity Award.
This award will go to a lash product distribution company that is dedicated to selling only quality products that have been proven safe for the industry. A company that cares greatly for the health and well-being of their customer's clients. A distributor that consistently values integrity over profit for the greater good of the industry.
Customer Service Award.
This award will go to a product distribution company with exceptional customer service. A company that goes out of their way to ensure their customers are satisfied and feel special.
Innovative Product Award.
This award will recognize a break-through product that is valuable to the lash industry.
This award will go to a product company with exceptional customer service. A company that goes out of their way to ensure their customers are satisfied and feel special.
This award will go to a company that takes measures to reduce negative effects on the earth.
This award will go to a manufacturer that makes their products without cruelty to animals.
Lash Media Category
This award will go to a print publication, or online magazine, that offers exceptional value to it's readers. A publication with integrity. An industry magazine that provides relevant information, the latest trends, current advice and entertainment to lash professionals (may be a free publication or paid subscription magazine).
This award will go to a blog that offers accurate and current lash industry information and professional advice. An online publication that assists in the betterment of the lash industry by helping lash artists and/or educators (may be a free blog or a paid subscription blog).
This award will go to a person or company that delivers video content for lash professionals with a mission to educate and entertain through interviews, reviews, tutorials, etc. A person or company that provides fun and valuable information to the industry from an unbiased point of view (not a promotional sales video).
This award will go to a podcast with integrity and intelligence. A podcast that provides current advice, up-to-date information and open-minded conversations for lash professionals. Someone dedicated to educating the masses through discussion and research (may be a free podcast or a paid subscription podcast).
This award will go to an app that has made a difference in the lives of professional lash artists and/or educators. An app that offers tremendous value to it's users (may be a free app or a purchased app).
Do you know someone in the lash industry that deserves recognition for their positive contribution?
Anyone can nominate anyone. All nominees will be informed of their nomination through email. Nominees must formally accept their nomination to be considered for a NALA Industry Award.