Talent bloomed as students in the North East enchanted judges with their 3D nail designs.

A dozen level three nail technology trainees at Tyne Metropolitan College were pitted against each other in a nail technique competition.

Jenni Tulip, from North Shields, won the contest with her detailed enchanted garden design. Second place went to Carmen Quinn, 39, from Wallsend; and, in third place was Naomi Curson, 20, from North Shields.

Amber Button, teacher in beauty therapy the college, said: “All of the students produced some excellent designs for this competition; the amazing creative designs showcased the talented students’ high standard of work.”

Tyne Metropolitan student Kayleigh Garratt, aged 28, models the nail designs of competition winner Jenni Tulip (right), 27