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Cosmoprof North America 2017

by NLS Staff | July 13, 2017
<p>NAILS' Becky May (left) and Beth Livesay (right) caught up with Orly's John Galea about the new Breathable collections. </p>
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NAILS' Becky May (left) and Beth Livesay (right) caught up with Orly's John Galea about the new Breathable collections. 

<p>Red PR's Julia Labaton, contributing editor and blogger Ashley Gregory, and NAILS Beth Livesay celebrated the end of the show by attending Nail Alliance's House of Blues party. </p>
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Red PR's Julia Labaton, contributing editor and blogger Ashley Gregory, and NAILS Beth Livesay celebrated the end of the show by attending Nail Alliance's House of Blues party. 

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel brought tons of nail swag, including sweatshirts and hats, which the NAILS team gladly tried on</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel brought tons of nail swag, including sweatshirts and hats, which the NAILS team gladly tried on

<p>The ladies of LeChat recorded an Instagram live with NAILS showing some lemon nail art</p>
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The ladies of LeChat recorded an Instagram live with NAILS showing some lemon nail art

<p>NAILS' publisher Michelle Mullen, executive editor Beth Livesay, and CND's Jan Arnold talked the new Creative Play gel-polish</p>
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NAILS' publisher Michelle Mullen, executive editor Beth Livesay, and CND's Jan Arnold talked the new Creative Play gel-polish

<p>Apres Nail introduced Gel-X nail tips on the show floor and on <a href="http://www.instagram.com/nailsmagazine">@nailsmagazine</a>'s Instagram live</p>
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Apres Nail introduced Gel-X nail tips on the show floor and on @nailsmagazine's Instagram live

<p>Arvis Nguyen of Cacee</p>
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Arvis Nguyen of Cacee

<p>Shannon Rahn with Amy Meier and Chad Law of Chaleur </p>
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Shannon Rahn with Amy Meier and Chad Law of Chaleur 

<p>Laura Novak and Shanice Royal of China Glaze</p>
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Laura Novak and Shanice Royal of China Glaze

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<p>Sarah Pollock of EzFlow Nail Systems</p>
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Sarah Pollock of EzFlow Nail Systems

<p>Nancy Hinojosa of IBD Beauty</p>
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Nancy Hinojosa of IBD Beauty

<p>Christina Lewis of Indie Girl</p>
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Christina Lewis of Indie Girl

<p>Shannon Rahn, Nadia Shamsi &amp; Alexander Sarkissian of Jessica, and Katherine Fleming</p>
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Shannon Rahn, Nadia Shamsi & Alexander Sarkissian of Jessica, and Katherine Fleming

<p>Ricardo Martinez, Koko Kashiwagi, and Iori Iwaza of Kokoist</p>
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Ricardo Martinez, Koko Kashiwagi, and Iori Iwaza of Kokoist

<p>The La Palm and Gel II Team`</p>
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The La Palm and Gel II Team`

<p>James and Lezlie McConnell of Light Elegance</p>
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James and Lezlie McConnell of Light Elegance

<p>Mark Spilo and Lisa Kelly of Mehaz</p>
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Mark Spilo and Lisa Kelly of Mehaz

<p>The Mia Secret Team</p>
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The Mia Secret Team

<p>Amanda Bowen's nails</p>
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Amanda Bowen's nails

<p>Skip and Debi Wandrey of Premium Nails</p>
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Skip and Debi Wandrey of Premium Nails

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<p>Alexis Irene of Static Nails and Katherine Fleming</p>
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Alexis Irene of Static Nails and Katherine Fleming

<p>Vité 20's Shannon Rahn and Rey Tinoco</p>
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Vité 20's Shannon Rahn and Rey Tinoco

<p>Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA</p>
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Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA

<p>Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA</p>
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Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (right) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (right) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen and Color Club South Africa's Nevin Sher</p>
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Color Club's Robert Nguyen and Color Club South Africa's Nevin Sher

<p>Orly's Carla Collier (left) explained the benefits of GelFX Bodyguard for techs</p>
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Orly's Carla Collier (left) explained the benefits of GelFX Bodyguard for techs

<p>Tortoise + Crane's Dewey Kiem, Dana Nguyen, and Julie Ngo</p>
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Tortoise + Crane's Dewey Kiem, Dana Nguyen, and Julie Ngo

<p>Alfalfa Beauty Supply's Kevin Nguyen and Charlie Ton</p>
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Alfalfa Beauty Supply's Kevin Nguyen and Charlie Ton

<p>ADI's Ron Kothari</p>
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ADI's Ron Kothari

<p>Chisel Nail Art's Phong Tran, David Hoang, and Hung Tran</p>
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Chisel Nail Art's Phong Tran, David Hoang, and Hung Tran

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<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen demos some of the company's newest products for Tuan Le and Jem Huynh from Jen Beauty Supply in Surrey, B.C.</p>
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Color Club's Robert Nguyen demos some of the company's newest products for Tuan Le and Jem Huynh from Jen Beauty Supply in Surrey, B.C.

<p>Color Clutch founder Katharine Contag and Cheryl Beja</p>
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Color Clutch founder Katharine Contag and Cheryl Beja

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia and Tony Cuccio</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia and Tony Cuccio

<p>Gelish's Vu Nguyen, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Danny Phung</p>
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Gelish's Vu Nguyen, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Danny Phung

<p>INM's Joe Diorio, Mike Jaramillo, and Rudy Lenzkes</p>
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INM's Joe Diorio, Mike Jaramillo, and Rudy Lenzkes

<p>International Abrasive Manufacturing's Mike Jaramillo and Joe Diorio</p>
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International Abrasive Manufacturing's Mike Jaramillo and Joe Diorio

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's Kenneth Vo with the latest copy of VietSALON Magazine!</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's Kenneth Vo with the latest copy of VietSALON Magazine!

<p>LeChat Nails introduced the company's Mood Polish to the media during Cosmoprof's Media Luncheon.</p>
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LeChat Nails introduced the company's Mood Polish to the media during Cosmoprof's Media Luncheon.

<p>KM Manufacturing's Lana Mah</p>
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KM Manufacturing's Lana Mah

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and American Dawn's Ron Kothari</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and American Dawn's Ron Kothari

<p>The editors of NAILS &amp; VietSalon: Kim Pham, Katherine Fleming, Becky May, Beth Livesay, and Nancy Kirk</p>
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The editors of NAILS & VietSalon: Kim Pham, Katherine Fleming, Becky May, Beth Livesay, and Nancy Kirk

<p>The Light Elegance family of Joseph and Lexy McLellan and Lezlie and Jim McConnell</p>
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The Light Elegance family of Joseph and Lexy McLellan and Lezlie and Jim McConnell

<p>NSI's Nick Czarnecki got a Simplicite demo from educator Darlene Tewitz</p>
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NSI's Nick Czarnecki got a Simplicite demo from educator Darlene Tewitz

<p>Team Odyssey Nail Systems</p>
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Team Odyssey Nail Systems

<p>O'Nine's Hieu Le, Angela Lee, Anna Qin, Paul Gorbel, Jolie Peterson, and Billy Zhao</p>
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O'Nine's Hieu Le, Angela Lee, Anna Qin, Paul Gorbel, Jolie Peterson, and Billy Zhao

<p>Thu Tran from Phat Beauty Supply in San Diego, Calif., tries out Orly's newest Easy-Off Basecoat with Orly educator Trina Ngo</p>
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Thu Tran from Phat Beauty Supply in San Diego, Calif., tries out Orly's newest Easy-Off Basecoat with Orly educator Trina Ngo

<p>NAHA nail category winner Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter Phoebe (left) and NAILS' Beth Livesay</p>
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NAHA nail category winner Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter Phoebe (left) and NAILS' Beth Livesay

<p>Tortoise + Crane's Dana Nguyen and Hao To</p>
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Tortoise + Crane's Dana Nguyen and Hao To

<p>Voesh NY's Faith Roxas with NAILS sales rep Shannon Rahn</p>
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Voesh NY's Faith Roxas with NAILS sales rep Shannon Rahn

<p>Yagala's Sergei Bargamotov and Galina Sadovenko debuted the Yagala polish line at Cosmoprof with Nail Labo's Shinya Fujinami</p>
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Yagala's Sergei Bargamotov and Galina Sadovenko debuted the Yagala polish line at Cosmoprof with Nail Labo's Shinya Fujinami

<p>NAILS' Becky May (left) and Beth Livesay (right) caught up with Orly's John Galea about the new Breathable collections. </p>
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NAILS' Becky May (left) and Beth Livesay (right) caught up with Orly's John Galea about the new Breathable collections. 

<p>Red PR's Julia Labaton, contributing editor and blogger Ashley Gregory, and NAILS Beth Livesay celebrated the end of the show by attending Nail Alliance's House of Blues party. </p>
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Red PR's Julia Labaton, contributing editor and blogger Ashley Gregory, and NAILS Beth Livesay celebrated the end of the show by attending Nail Alliance's House of Blues party. 

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel brought tons of nail swag, including sweatshirts and hats, which the NAILS team gladly tried on</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel brought tons of nail swag, including sweatshirts and hats, which the NAILS team gladly tried on

<p>The ladies of LeChat recorded an Instagram live with NAILS showing some lemon nail art</p>
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The ladies of LeChat recorded an Instagram live with NAILS showing some lemon nail art

<p>NAILS' publisher Michelle Mullen, executive editor Beth Livesay, and CND's Jan Arnold talked the new Creative Play gel-polish</p>
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NAILS' publisher Michelle Mullen, executive editor Beth Livesay, and CND's Jan Arnold talked the new Creative Play gel-polish

<p>Apres Nail introduced Gel-X nail tips on the show floor and on <a href="http://www.instagram.com/nailsmagazine">@nailsmagazine</a>'s Instagram live</p>
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Apres Nail introduced Gel-X nail tips on the show floor and on @nailsmagazine's Instagram live

<p>Arvis Nguyen of Cacee</p>
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Arvis Nguyen of Cacee

<p>Shannon Rahn with Amy Meier and Chad Law of Chaleur </p>
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Shannon Rahn with Amy Meier and Chad Law of Chaleur 

<p>Laura Novak and Shanice Royal of China Glaze</p>
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Laura Novak and Shanice Royal of China Glaze

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<p>Sarah Pollock of EzFlow Nail Systems</p>
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Sarah Pollock of EzFlow Nail Systems

<p>Nancy Hinojosa of IBD Beauty</p>
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Nancy Hinojosa of IBD Beauty

<p>Christina Lewis of Indie Girl</p>
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Christina Lewis of Indie Girl

<p>Shannon Rahn, Nadia Shamsi &amp; Alexander Sarkissian of Jessica, and Katherine Fleming</p>
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Shannon Rahn, Nadia Shamsi & Alexander Sarkissian of Jessica, and Katherine Fleming

<p>Ricardo Martinez, Koko Kashiwagi, and Iori Iwaza of Kokoist</p>
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Ricardo Martinez, Koko Kashiwagi, and Iori Iwaza of Kokoist

<p>The La Palm and Gel II Team`</p>
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The La Palm and Gel II Team`

<p>James and Lezlie McConnell of Light Elegance</p>
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James and Lezlie McConnell of Light Elegance

<p>Mark Spilo and Lisa Kelly of Mehaz</p>
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Mark Spilo and Lisa Kelly of Mehaz

<p>The Mia Secret Team</p>
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The Mia Secret Team

<p>Amanda Bowen's nails</p>
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Amanda Bowen's nails

<p>Skip and Debi Wandrey of Premium Nails</p>
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Skip and Debi Wandrey of Premium Nails

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<p>Alexis Irene of Static Nails and Katherine Fleming</p>
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Alexis Irene of Static Nails and Katherine Fleming

<p>Vité 20's Shannon Rahn and Rey Tinoco</p>
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Vité 20's Shannon Rahn and Rey Tinoco

<p>Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA</p>
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Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA

<p>Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA</p>
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Modern Salon's Maggie Mulhern and Alison Alhamed presented the award for Nail Professional of the Year at NAHA

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (right) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (right) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia</p>
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Nail Professional of the Year Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter and makeup/hairstylist Phoebe Dingman (left) and their photographer Ed Carlo Garcia

<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen and Color Club South Africa's Nevin Sher</p>
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Color Club's Robert Nguyen and Color Club South Africa's Nevin Sher

<p>Orly's Carla Collier (left) explained the benefits of GelFX Bodyguard for techs</p>
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Orly's Carla Collier (left) explained the benefits of GelFX Bodyguard for techs

<p>Tortoise + Crane's Dewey Kiem, Dana Nguyen, and Julie Ngo</p>
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Tortoise + Crane's Dewey Kiem, Dana Nguyen, and Julie Ngo

<p>Alfalfa Beauty Supply's Kevin Nguyen and Charlie Ton</p>
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Alfalfa Beauty Supply's Kevin Nguyen and Charlie Ton

<p>ADI's Ron Kothari</p>
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ADI's Ron Kothari

<p>Chisel Nail Art's Phong Tran, David Hoang, and Hung Tran</p>
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Chisel Nail Art's Phong Tran, David Hoang, and Hung Tran

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<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen demos some of the company's newest products for Tuan Le and Jem Huynh from Jen Beauty Supply in Surrey, B.C.</p>
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Color Club's Robert Nguyen demos some of the company's newest products for Tuan Le and Jem Huynh from Jen Beauty Supply in Surrey, B.C.

<p>Color Clutch founder Katharine Contag and Cheryl Beja</p>
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Color Clutch founder Katharine Contag and Cheryl Beja

<p>Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia and Tony Cuccio</p>
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Cuccio's Marilyn Garcia and Tony Cuccio

<p>Gelish's Vu Nguyen, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Danny Phung</p>
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Gelish's Vu Nguyen, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Danny Phung

<p>INM's Joe Diorio, Mike Jaramillo, and Rudy Lenzkes</p>
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INM's Joe Diorio, Mike Jaramillo, and Rudy Lenzkes

<p>International Abrasive Manufacturing's Mike Jaramillo and Joe Diorio</p>
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International Abrasive Manufacturing's Mike Jaramillo and Joe Diorio

<p>Bio Seaweed Gel's Kenneth Vo with the latest copy of VietSALON Magazine!</p>
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Bio Seaweed Gel's Kenneth Vo with the latest copy of VietSALON Magazine!

<p>LeChat Nails introduced the company's Mood Polish to the media during Cosmoprof's Media Luncheon.</p>
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LeChat Nails introduced the company's Mood Polish to the media during Cosmoprof's Media Luncheon.

<p>KM Manufacturing's Lana Mah</p>
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KM Manufacturing's Lana Mah

<p>NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and American Dawn's Ron Kothari</p>
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NAILS publisher Michelle Mullen and American Dawn's Ron Kothari

<p>The editors of NAILS &amp; VietSalon: Kim Pham, Katherine Fleming, Becky May, Beth Livesay, and Nancy Kirk</p>
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The editors of NAILS & VietSalon: Kim Pham, Katherine Fleming, Becky May, Beth Livesay, and Nancy Kirk

<p>The Light Elegance family of Joseph and Lexy McLellan and Lezlie and Jim McConnell</p>
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The Light Elegance family of Joseph and Lexy McLellan and Lezlie and Jim McConnell

<p>NSI's Nick Czarnecki got a Simplicite demo from educator Darlene Tewitz</p>
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NSI's Nick Czarnecki got a Simplicite demo from educator Darlene Tewitz

<p>Team Odyssey Nail Systems</p>
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Team Odyssey Nail Systems

<p>O'Nine's Hieu Le, Angela Lee, Anna Qin, Paul Gorbel, Jolie Peterson, and Billy Zhao</p>
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O'Nine's Hieu Le, Angela Lee, Anna Qin, Paul Gorbel, Jolie Peterson, and Billy Zhao

<p>Thu Tran from Phat Beauty Supply in San Diego, Calif., tries out Orly's newest Easy-Off Basecoat with Orly educator Trina Ngo</p>
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Thu Tran from Phat Beauty Supply in San Diego, Calif., tries out Orly's newest Easy-Off Basecoat with Orly educator Trina Ngo

<p>NAHA nail category winner Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter Phoebe (left) and NAILS' Beth Livesay</p>
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NAHA nail category winner Rochelle Dingman (center) with daughter Phoebe (left) and NAILS' Beth Livesay

<p>Tortoise + Crane's Dana Nguyen and Hao To</p>
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Tortoise + Crane's Dana Nguyen and Hao To

<p>Voesh NY's Faith Roxas with NAILS sales rep Shannon Rahn</p>
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Voesh NY's Faith Roxas with NAILS sales rep Shannon Rahn

<p>Yagala's Sergei Bargamotov and Galina Sadovenko debuted the Yagala polish line at Cosmoprof with Nail Labo's Shinya Fujinami</p>
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Yagala's Sergei Bargamotov and Galina Sadovenko debuted the Yagala polish line at Cosmoprof with Nail Labo's Shinya Fujinami

This year, Cosmoprof North America welcomed 33,750 attendees from 110 countries. Held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the award-winning trade show featured 1,154 exhibitors from 38 countries over three days, July 9th through the 11th. Products were organized into three different categories: Cosmetics & Personal Care, Packaging, and Professional Beauty. Special areas on the trade show floor included Glamour Me, where visitors could try on new products with demonstrations by reps, then get headshots taken by professional photographers, as well as Tones of Beauty, an area dedicated to beauty for the multicultural consumer. Cosmoprof also holds shows in Italy and Hong Kong during the year.

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