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InternatioNAILS: Germany

by NLS Staff | July 24, 2017
<p>Alessandro International runs 14 nail training academies across Europe.</p>
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Alessandro International runs 14 nail training academies across Europe.

<p>FX-One is a new non-sticky one-step color and top coat by Alessandro International.</p>
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FX-One is a new non-sticky one-step color and top coat by Alessandro International.

<p>Alessandro International helps set trends in Germany and beyond.</p>
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Alessandro International helps set trends in Germany and beyond.

<p>Though not actually owned by Alessandro International, salons that meet certain criteria are approved by the nail company to use the name “Alessandro” in their branding.</p>
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Though not actually owned by Alessandro International, salons that meet certain criteria are approved by the nail company to use the name “Alessandro” in their branding.

<p>Rougenoir is one of many shades of popular reds that Catherine Nail Collection offers.</p>
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Rougenoir is one of many shades of popular reds that Catherine Nail Collection offers.

<p>There are more than 500 Catherine-branded nail salons open.</p>
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There are more than 500 Catherine-branded nail salons open.

<p>A nail designer demonstrates Catherine Nail Collection products on the tradeshow floor.</p>
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A nail designer demonstrates Catherine Nail Collection products on the tradeshow floor.

<p>Catherine Nail Collection’s signature red is worn by the tradeshow team.</p>
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Catherine Nail Collection’s signature red is worn by the tradeshow team.

<p>Catherine Frimmel (center) accepts an award on behalf of Catherine Nail Collection at a Beauty Forum ceremony.</p>
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Catherine Frimmel (center) accepts an award on behalf of Catherine Nail Collection at a Beauty Forum ceremony.

<p>Peel-off UV-cured polish Striplac is the most successful color system in the Alessandro product range.</p>
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Peel-off UV-cured polish Striplac is the most successful color system in the Alessandro product range.

<p>At Beauty Düsseldorf, two attendees admire a classic red polish. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann.</p>
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At Beauty Düsseldorf, two attendees admire a classic red polish. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann.

<p>Beauty Düsseldorf has more exhibitors than any beauty show in the United States. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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Beauty Düsseldorf has more exhibitors than any beauty show in the United States. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>Unlike many nail-focused salons in Germany that only offer services on hands, Nagelatelier Exquisit also offers feet-related services such as pedicures.</p>
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Unlike many nail-focused salons in Germany that only offer services on hands, Nagelatelier Exquisit also offers feet-related services such as pedicures.

<p>Coffin-shaped nails are popular among the younger clientele of Nagelatelier Exquisit.</p>
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Coffin-shaped nails are popular among the younger clientele of Nagelatelier Exquisit.

<p>Heat-induced color changing gels (“mood gels”) are popular with more adventurous (typically younger) clients at Nagelatelier Exquisit.</p>
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Heat-induced color changing gels (“mood gels”) are popular with more adventurous (typically younger) clients at Nagelatelier Exquisit.

<p>German nail designer Peggy Jakob-Kissner works at Nagelatelier Exquisit in Bad Kissingen.</p>
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German nail designer Peggy Jakob-Kissner works at Nagelatelier Exquisit in Bad Kissingen.

<p>At Nagelatelier Exquisit, older clients typically opt for oval-shaped classic looks with minimal nail art.</p>
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At Nagelatelier Exquisit, older clients typically opt for oval-shaped classic looks with minimal nail art.

<p>Attendees at Beauty Düsseldorf scan the wide array of products that Germany-based LCN offers. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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Attendees at Beauty Düsseldorf scan the wide array of products that Germany-based LCN offers. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>Beauty Düsseldorf attendees shop at Alessandro International’s booth, where the company promoted its new FX-One gel. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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Beauty Düsseldorf attendees shop at Alessandro International’s booth, where the company promoted its new FX-One gel. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>At Beauty Düsseldorf, foot care has its own hall where exhibitors such as Gehwol demonstrate their products. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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At Beauty Düsseldorf, foot care has its own hall where exhibitors such as Gehwol demonstrate their products. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>Alessandro International runs 14 nail training academies across Europe.</p>
1/20
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Alessandro International runs 14 nail training academies across Europe.

<p>FX-One is a new non-sticky one-step color and top coat by Alessandro International.</p>
2/20
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FX-One is a new non-sticky one-step color and top coat by Alessandro International.

<p>Alessandro International helps set trends in Germany and beyond.</p>
3/20
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Alessandro International helps set trends in Germany and beyond.

<p>Though not actually owned by Alessandro International, salons that meet certain criteria are approved by the nail company to use the name “Alessandro” in their branding.</p>
4/20
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Though not actually owned by Alessandro International, salons that meet certain criteria are approved by the nail company to use the name “Alessandro” in their branding.

<p>Rougenoir is one of many shades of popular reds that Catherine Nail Collection offers.</p>
5/20
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Rougenoir is one of many shades of popular reds that Catherine Nail Collection offers.

<p>There are more than 500 Catherine-branded nail salons open.</p>
6/20
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There are more than 500 Catherine-branded nail salons open.

<p>A nail designer demonstrates Catherine Nail Collection products on the tradeshow floor.</p>
7/20
Slider

A nail designer demonstrates Catherine Nail Collection products on the tradeshow floor.

<p>Catherine Nail Collection’s signature red is worn by the tradeshow team.</p>
8/20
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Catherine Nail Collection’s signature red is worn by the tradeshow team.

<p>Catherine Frimmel (center) accepts an award on behalf of Catherine Nail Collection at a Beauty Forum ceremony.</p>
9/20
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Catherine Frimmel (center) accepts an award on behalf of Catherine Nail Collection at a Beauty Forum ceremony.

<p>Peel-off UV-cured polish Striplac is the most successful color system in the Alessandro product range.</p>
10/20
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Peel-off UV-cured polish Striplac is the most successful color system in the Alessandro product range.

<p>At Beauty Düsseldorf, two attendees admire a classic red polish. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann.</p>
11/20
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At Beauty Düsseldorf, two attendees admire a classic red polish. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann.

<p>Beauty Düsseldorf has more exhibitors than any beauty show in the United States. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
12/20
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Beauty Düsseldorf has more exhibitors than any beauty show in the United States. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>Unlike many nail-focused salons in Germany that only offer services on hands, Nagelatelier Exquisit also offers feet-related services such as pedicures.</p>
13/20
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Unlike many nail-focused salons in Germany that only offer services on hands, Nagelatelier Exquisit also offers feet-related services such as pedicures.

<p>Coffin-shaped nails are popular among the younger clientele of Nagelatelier Exquisit.</p>
14/20
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Coffin-shaped nails are popular among the younger clientele of Nagelatelier Exquisit.

<p>Heat-induced color changing gels (“mood gels”) are popular with more adventurous (typically younger) clients at Nagelatelier Exquisit.</p>
15/20
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Heat-induced color changing gels (“mood gels”) are popular with more adventurous (typically younger) clients at Nagelatelier Exquisit.

<p>German nail designer Peggy Jakob-Kissner works at Nagelatelier Exquisit in Bad Kissingen.</p>
16/20
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German nail designer Peggy Jakob-Kissner works at Nagelatelier Exquisit in Bad Kissingen.

<p>At Nagelatelier Exquisit, older clients typically opt for oval-shaped classic looks with minimal nail art.</p>
17/20
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At Nagelatelier Exquisit, older clients typically opt for oval-shaped classic looks with minimal nail art.

<p>Attendees at Beauty Düsseldorf scan the wide array of products that Germany-based LCN offers. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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Attendees at Beauty Düsseldorf scan the wide array of products that Germany-based LCN offers. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>Beauty Düsseldorf attendees shop at Alessandro International’s booth, where the company promoted its new FX-One gel. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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Beauty Düsseldorf attendees shop at Alessandro International’s booth, where the company promoted its new FX-One gel. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

<p>At Beauty Düsseldorf, foot care has its own hall where exhibitors such as Gehwol demonstrate their products. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann</p>
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At Beauty Düsseldorf, foot care has its own hall where exhibitors such as Gehwol demonstrate their products. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann

Gain insight into the nail industry in Germany.

This slideshow accompanies the tenth story in NAILS’ InternatioNAIL series: Germany: Focusing on What They Do Best. 

Read about the German nail industry here.

You'll find the entire series here.

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