Alessandro International runs 14 nail training academies across Europe.
FX-One is a new non-sticky one-step color and top coat by Alessandro International.
Alessandro International helps set trends in Germany and beyond.
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.
Rougenoir is one of many shades of popular reds that Catherine Nail Collection offers.
There are more than 500 Catherine-branded nail salons open.
A nail designer demonstrates Catherine Nail Collection products on the tradeshow floor.
Catherine Nail Collection’s signature red is worn by the tradeshow team.
Catherine Frimmel (center) accepts an award on behalf of Catherine Nail Collection at a Beauty Forum ceremony.
Peel-off UV-cured polish Striplac is the most successful color system in the Alessandro product range.
At Beauty Düsseldorf, two attendees admire a classic red polish. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann.
Unlike many nail-focused salons in Germany that only offer services on hands, Nagelatelier Exquisit also offers feet-related services such as pedicures.
Coffin-shaped nails are popular among the younger clientele of Nagelatelier Exquisit.
Heat-induced color changing gels (“mood gels”) are popular with more adventurous (typically younger) clients at Nagelatelier Exquisit.
German nail designer Peggy Jakob-Kissner works at Nagelatelier Exquisit in Bad Kissingen.
At Nagelatelier Exquisit, older clients typically opt for oval-shaped classic looks with minimal nail art.
Attendees at Beauty Düsseldorf scan the wide array of products that Germany-based LCN offers. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann
Beauty Düsseldorf attendees shop at Alessandro International’s booth, where the company promoted its new FX-One gel. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann
At Beauty Düsseldorf, foot care has its own hall where exhibitors such as Gehwol demonstrate their products. Photo courtesy Messe Düsseldorf / Constanze Tillmann
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