Here'a a quick sampling of some of the nails being worn at the ISSE show.
Students at Western Beauty Institute (WBI) in Lancaster, Calif., made the trip all the way to Long Beach and were excited to be at the show. From left to right, Kristin Powers, Jazmine Figueroa, Monica Montanez, and Andrea Mathia.
Nubar educator Roxy Carillo, sported these eye-catching stilettos.
She even showed off her texting skills using precision stiletto thumb placement.
Gina Silvestro of Akzentz was competing in the acrylic sculpt competition. A first time for her to compete using acrylics, so she practiced before hand and made her own acrylic flower nails.
Leslie Arvezu of La Puente, Calif., wore a blinged-out set of flare nails.
G. Elizondo of Young Nails typically wears long stilettos at the shows, but this year she went with a more modest, but equally stylish set of short nails.
And Norah Awad of Tip Jar sported these custom-made tips from the extensive Tip Jar collection.