Before going to the Quick Dry challenge, all of the Nail’d It clients receive a professional manicure and are given neutral nails so that the artists can build and create.
Marketing director Juliette checks her phone after her edgy and glamorous nails are dry.
In between commercial breaks the clients chat about their evening plans and network a little.
While the other designs are being judged, Melissa sneaks in a few emails to her clients and makes plans for her night out in Hollywood.
While the artists are pouring personality into their designs, behind the scenes the Nail'd It wardrobe team puts the finishing touches on the models costumes.
Contestant Thao Dang smartly sketched out her winning design before the Elimination Challenge.
After Denise, Temeka, and Thao apply their candy nail art to the models they carefully keep their nails safe by relaxing their hands on pillows.
Our beautiful and talented host Adrienne Bailon has her photo taken in front of the Nail’d It polish wall where each bottle you see is real, wearable polish!
Temeka's headache almost got the best of her but even when she could not shine bright shoes wowed everyone on set.
Before going to the elimination stage all of the final candy coated looks are photographed in the "Nail Porn" studio.
Everyone loves candy! There were lots of happy faces before the final judging.
During breaks our judges,Tom Bachik and Elaine T. Watson check in on social media. Make sure you follow them @elainetwatson & @tombachik on Instagram!
While the contestants are talking to the judges the models are quietly re-touched behind the elimination curtain.
The studio is kept very cold so contestant Thao Dang wraps herself in a blanket during a quick break but makes sure to show us her nails!
All of the models sweetly smile in their sugary costumes.
When the cameras are not on Adrienne, Tom and Elaine talk about all things pop culture.
Each model knows how to hold and rest her hands so that the designs are always seen and never damaged.
After the winner is announced "Bling Queen" China is still all smiles in the dressing room.
While the Nail'd It contestants head home the models stay behind and patiently wait to have their candy art carefully removed and saved.
One of the perks to staying after the show is helping eat… I mean "clean up" all of the delicious candy!