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ABS Chicago 2018

by NAILS Staff | May 3, 2018
<p>Tracy Vinson's nail artwork</p>

Tracy Vinson's nail artwork

<p>Tracy Vinson sported candyball nails!</p>

Tracy Vinson sported candyball nails!

<p>Tracy Vinson (left) taught art classes and demoed nail art on behalf of Orly</p>

Tracy Vinson (left) taught art classes and demoed nail art on behalf of Orly

<p>The Orly booth brought together the NAILS, Modern Salon, and Prevana teams.</p>

The Orly booth brought together the NAILS, Modern Salon, and Prevana teams.

<p>@laboonedoesnails</p>

@laboonedoesnails

<p>Gel Two demoed Volcano Spa</p>

Gel Two demoed Volcano Spa

<p>@nailsbyem</p>

@nailsbyem

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and Gelish's Danny Haile</p>

NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and Gelish's Danny Haile

<p>Cassandra Butler (left) excitedly took a photo with Youtube star and Light Elegance international educator Celina Rydén.</p>

Cassandra Butler (left) excitedly took a photo with Youtube star and Light Elegance international educator Celina Rydén.

<p>Rosy Ocampo shows off California Mango’s new packaging.</p>

Rosy Ocampo shows off California Mango’s new packaging.

<p>Indiana techs @foxicure and @nailsbyem showed up to show off their handpainted nail art.</p>

Indiana techs @foxicure and @nailsbyem showed up to show off their handpainted nail art.

<p>The Gelish team, including Maeling Parrish (left) and Sheila Haile (right), tempted techs with the Royal Temptations collection from both Gelish and Morgan Taylor.</p>

The Gelish team, including Maeling Parrish (left) and Sheila Haile (right), tempted techs with the Royal Temptations collection from both Gelish and Morgan Taylor.

<p>NAILS editor Beth Livesay and CND Mentor Torie Bastian (left) at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held at the Art Institute of Chicago.</p>

NAILS editor Beth Livesay and CND Mentor Torie Bastian (left) at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held at the Art Institute of Chicago.

<p>NAILS blogger Holly Schippers (@fingernailfixer) with NAILS' Beth Livesay. </p>

NAILS blogger Holly Schippers (@fingernailfixer) with NAILS' Beth Livesay. 

<p>Alfalfa’s Caroline Vy Tran demoed the brand’s dip system.</p>

Alfalfa’s Caroline Vy Tran demoed the brand’s dip system.

<p>Salon Centric’s colorful welcome to the show floor promoted their hashtag #ittakesapro.</p>

Salon Centric’s colorful welcome to the show floor promoted their hashtag #ittakesapro.

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen scoped out Entity’s new Runway Couture collection, worn on educator Tracey Sturdivant’s nails.</p>

NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen scoped out Entity’s new Runway Couture collection, worn on educator Tracey Sturdivant’s nails.

<p>Artistic Nail Design demoed dip systems and Putty on the show floor.</p>

Artistic Nail Design demoed dip systems and Putty on the show floor.

<p>Cuccio introduced their newest educator, Ashley Thornton, at the show. Here she is (left) with Marilyn Garcia.  </p>

Cuccio introduced their newest educator, Ashley Thornton, at the show. Here she is (left) with Marilyn Garcia.  

<p>Beauty Changes Lives nails by John Nguyen</p>

Beauty Changes Lives nails by John Nguyen

<p>NAILS Beth Livesay (left) and Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta (right). </p>

NAILS Beth Livesay (left) and Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta (right). 

<p>Nails by <a class="notranslate" href="https://www.instagram.com/aplucinski/">@aplucinski</a></p>

Nails by @aplucinski

<p>Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta stopped by the Orly booth to get a glitter gradient from Tracy Vinson.</p>

Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta stopped by the Orly booth to get a glitter gradient from Tracy Vinson.

<p>Max Estrada of Exclusive Nail Couture talked Facebook Live success with NAILS’ Beth Livesay.</p>

Max Estrada of Exclusive Nail Couture talked Facebook Live success with NAILS’ Beth Livesay.

<p>The Beauty Changes Lives event brought together the NAILS and Modern Salon team.</p>

The Beauty Changes Lives event brought together the NAILS and Modern Salon team.

<p>Jasmine Quach (left) demoed crystal application over cat eye nails on Heather Mitilicen at the NuRevolution booth.</p>

Jasmine Quach (left) demoed crystal application over cat eye nails on Heather Mitilicen at the NuRevolution booth.

<p>Team Polaris took a break from showing off the brand’s color blocking dip powders to take a group photo.</p>

Team Polaris took a break from showing off the brand’s color blocking dip powders to take a group photo.

<p>Nails for editor Beth by @_ladylegs</p>

Nails for editor Beth by @_ladylegs

<p>Krista Kenney (left) and Amy Dion of Revel Nail hinted at the brand’s future dip collections.</p>

Krista Kenney (left) and Amy Dion of Revel Nail hinted at the brand’s future dip collections.

<p>Executive editor Beth (far right) posed with Team CND, proud sponsors of the Beauty Changes Lives experience.</p>

Executive editor Beth (far right) posed with Team CND, proud sponsors of the Beauty Changes Lives experience.

<p>North American School of Podology’s Vicki Malo, Footlogix’ Katherine Von Gavel, and Brenda Ribble discussed NAILS upcoming Foot Forward Summit.</p>

North American School of Podology’s Vicki Malo, Footlogix’ Katherine Von Gavel, and Brenda Ribble discussed NAILS upcoming Foot Forward Summit.

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<p>Tracy Vinson's nail artwork</p>
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Tracy Vinson's nail artwork

<p>Tracy Vinson sported candyball nails!</p>
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Tracy Vinson sported candyball nails!

<p>Tracy Vinson (left) taught art classes and demoed nail art on behalf of Orly</p>
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Tracy Vinson (left) taught art classes and demoed nail art on behalf of Orly

<p>The Orly booth brought together the NAILS, Modern Salon, and Prevana teams.</p>
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The Orly booth brought together the NAILS, Modern Salon, and Prevana teams.

<p>@laboonedoesnails</p>
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@laboonedoesnails

<p>Gel Two demoed Volcano Spa</p>
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Gel Two demoed Volcano Spa

<p>@nailsbyem</p>
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@nailsbyem

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and Gelish's Danny Haile</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and Gelish's Danny Haile

<p>Cassandra Butler (left) excitedly took a photo with Youtube star and Light Elegance international educator Celina Rydén.</p>
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Cassandra Butler (left) excitedly took a photo with Youtube star and Light Elegance international educator Celina Rydén.

<p>Rosy Ocampo shows off California Mango’s new packaging.</p>
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Rosy Ocampo shows off California Mango’s new packaging.

<p>Indiana techs @foxicure and @nailsbyem showed up to show off their handpainted nail art.</p>
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Indiana techs @foxicure and @nailsbyem showed up to show off their handpainted nail art.

<p>The Gelish team, including Maeling Parrish (left) and Sheila Haile (right), tempted techs with the Royal Temptations collection from both Gelish and Morgan Taylor.</p>
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The Gelish team, including Maeling Parrish (left) and Sheila Haile (right), tempted techs with the Royal Temptations collection from both Gelish and Morgan Taylor.

<p>NAILS editor Beth Livesay and CND Mentor Torie Bastian (left) at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held at the Art Institute of Chicago.</p>
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NAILS editor Beth Livesay and CND Mentor Torie Bastian (left) at the Beauty Changes Lives Experience, held at the Art Institute of Chicago.

<p>NAILS blogger Holly Schippers (@fingernailfixer) with NAILS' Beth Livesay. </p>
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NAILS blogger Holly Schippers (@fingernailfixer) with NAILS' Beth Livesay. 

<p>Alfalfa’s Caroline Vy Tran demoed the brand’s dip system.</p>
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Alfalfa’s Caroline Vy Tran demoed the brand’s dip system.

<p>Salon Centric’s colorful welcome to the show floor promoted their hashtag #ittakesapro.</p>
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Salon Centric’s colorful welcome to the show floor promoted their hashtag #ittakesapro.

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen scoped out Entity’s new Runway Couture collection, worn on educator Tracey Sturdivant’s nails.</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen scoped out Entity’s new Runway Couture collection, worn on educator Tracey Sturdivant’s nails.

<p>Artistic Nail Design demoed dip systems and Putty on the show floor.</p>
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Artistic Nail Design demoed dip systems and Putty on the show floor.

<p>Cuccio introduced their newest educator, Ashley Thornton, at the show. Here she is (left) with Marilyn Garcia.  </p>
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Cuccio introduced their newest educator, Ashley Thornton, at the show. Here she is (left) with Marilyn Garcia.  

<p>Beauty Changes Lives nails by John Nguyen</p>
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Beauty Changes Lives nails by John Nguyen

<p>NAILS Beth Livesay (left) and Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta (right). </p>
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NAILS Beth Livesay (left) and Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta (right). 

<p>Nails by <a class="notranslate" href="https://www.instagram.com/aplucinski/">@aplucinski</a></p>
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Nails by @aplucinski

<p>Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta stopped by the Orly booth to get a glitter gradient from Tracy Vinson.</p>
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Modern Salon associate editor Mary Kaleta stopped by the Orly booth to get a glitter gradient from Tracy Vinson.

<p>Max Estrada of Exclusive Nail Couture talked Facebook Live success with NAILS’ Beth Livesay.</p>
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Max Estrada of Exclusive Nail Couture talked Facebook Live success with NAILS’ Beth Livesay.

<p>The Beauty Changes Lives event brought together the NAILS and Modern Salon team.</p>
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The Beauty Changes Lives event brought together the NAILS and Modern Salon team.

<p>Jasmine Quach (left) demoed crystal application over cat eye nails on Heather Mitilicen at the NuRevolution booth.</p>
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Jasmine Quach (left) demoed crystal application over cat eye nails on Heather Mitilicen at the NuRevolution booth.

<p>Team Polaris took a break from showing off the brand’s color blocking dip powders to take a group photo.</p>
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Team Polaris took a break from showing off the brand’s color blocking dip powders to take a group photo.

<p>Nails for editor Beth by @_ladylegs</p>
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Nails for editor Beth by @_ladylegs

<p>Krista Kenney (left) and Amy Dion of Revel Nail hinted at the brand’s future dip collections.</p>
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Krista Kenney (left) and Amy Dion of Revel Nail hinted at the brand’s future dip collections.

<p>Executive editor Beth (far right) posed with Team CND, proud sponsors of the Beauty Changes Lives experience.</p>
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Executive editor Beth (far right) posed with Team CND, proud sponsors of the Beauty Changes Lives experience.

<p>North American School of Podology’s Vicki Malo, Footlogix’ Katherine Von Gavel, and Brenda Ribble discussed NAILS upcoming Foot Forward Summit.</p>
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North American School of Podology’s Vicki Malo, Footlogix’ Katherine Von Gavel, and Brenda Ribble discussed NAILS upcoming Foot Forward Summit.

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