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NAILS Readers' Choice: Favorite New Products of 2016

by NLS Staff | December 16, 2016
<p class="p1">Y<span class="s1">oung Nails</span> put a new twist in the comeback phenomenon of dip systems. Its SlickPour Powder Coating System creates powder nail enhancements with a clean approach: you pour instead of dip, making each service contaminant-free. System includes Prep, Base, Activator, Top Brush Restorer, double-sided pouring spoon, glass dappen dishes, and catch-all cups.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.youngnails.com</strong></span></p>
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Young Nails put a new twist in the comeback phenomenon of dip systems. Its SlickPour Powder Coating System creates powder nail enhancements with a clean approach: you pour instead of dip, making each service contaminant-free. System includes Prep, Base, Activator, Top Brush Restorer, double-sided pouring spoon, glass dappen dishes, and catch-all cups.

www.youngnails.com

<p class="p1">With the introduction of Creative Play nail lacquer, <span class="s1">CND </span>completed its portfolio of polishes. This anything-but-traditional nail lacquer boasts 80 colors and over 12 finishes (metallics, glitters, pearls, etc.) and encourages nail techs to play outside the box.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.cnd.com</strong></span></p>
2/20

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With the introduction of Creative Play nail lacquer, CND completed its portfolio of polishes. This anything-but-traditional nail lacquer boasts 80 colors and over 12 finishes (metallics, glitters, pearls, etc.) and encourages nail techs to play outside the box.

www.cnd.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Gelish&rsquo;s </span>2016 Street Beat collection introduced a bold and eye-catching array of bright colors that resonate with inspiration and expressiveness. Inspired by street art and hip hop, each shade is trendy from the runway to the streets.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.gelish.com</strong></span></p>
3/20

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Gelish’s 2016 Street Beat collection introduced a bold and eye-catching array of bright colors that resonate with inspiration and expressiveness. Inspired by street art and hip hop, each shade is trendy from the runway to the streets.

www.gelish.com

<p class="p1">One thin coat of <span class="s1">Light Elegance&rsquo;s</span> Flat Matte UV/LED Top Coat keeps trendy nail designs looking flawless for weeks. The formulation applies smoothly and evenly, and the matte finish doesn&rsquo;t discolor or wear off until it is removed.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lightelegance.com</strong></span></p>
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One thin coat of Light Elegance’s Flat Matte UV/LED Top Coat keeps trendy nail designs looking flawless for weeks. The formulation applies smoothly and evenly, and the matte finish doesn’t discolor or wear off until it is removed.

www.lightelegance.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">NSI&rsquo;s </span>new Glaze &lsquo;n Go LED saves time with new LED technology. Easy to work with and formulated to last longer between services, it cures to a superior high gloss shine in just 60 seconds in an LED lamp.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.nsinails.com</strong></span></p>
5/20

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NSI’s new Glaze ‘n Go LED saves time with new LED technology. Easy to work with and formulated to last longer between services, it cures to a superior high gloss shine in just 60 seconds in an LED lamp.

www.nsinails.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">OPI&rsquo;s</span> newly enhanced GelColor base coats lay the foundation for a flawless GelColor manicure while keeping nails enviably healthy. Strengthening Base Coat features calcium and vitamins to keep nails in prime condition, while Ridge Filling Base Coat fills ridge lines and creates the ideal surface, eliminating the need for aggressive filing and smoothing prior to application.&nbsp;</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.opi.com</strong></span></p>
6/20

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OPI’s newly enhanced GelColor base coats lay the foundation for a flawless GelColor manicure while keeping nails enviably healthy. Strengthening Base Coat features calcium and vitamins to keep nails in prime condition, while Ridge Filling Base Coat fills ridge lines and creates the ideal surface, eliminating the need for aggressive filing and smoothing prior to application. 

www.opi.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Akz&eacute;ntz </span>Options Soak Off UV/LED Crystal Clear is the latest gel in the Options collection, designed for use as a gloss finish, or to build strength in extensions and sculpted nails. Durable and stain-resistant with a long-last high gloss shine that maintains clarity, Options delivers strength, flawless results, and long-lasting wear.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.akzentz.com</strong></span></p>
7/20

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Akzéntz Options Soak Off UV/LED Crystal Clear is the latest gel in the Options collection, designed for use as a gloss finish, or to build strength in extensions and sculpted nails. Durable and stain-resistant with a long-last high gloss shine that maintains clarity, Options delivers strength, flawless results, and long-lasting wear.

www.akzentz.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Morgan Taylor&rsquo;s </span>React is a breakthrough in lasting shine and wear. Applied just like a traditional base and top coat, React base coat and top coat can be used with any nail lacquer brand, providing long-lasting shine with easy, soak-free removal.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.morgantaylorlacquer.com</strong></span></p>
8/20

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Morgan Taylor’s React is a breakthrough in lasting shine and wear. Applied just like a traditional base and top coat, React base coat and top coat can be used with any nail lacquer brand, providing long-lasting shine with easy, soak-free removal.

www.morgantaylorlacquer.com

<p class="p1">Cinnamon leaf extract is the powerful ingredient in <span class="s1">Famous Names&rsquo;</span> already-popular Cinnatize Nail Surface Cleanser. The extract is prized for its ability to combat surface bacteria; along with other cleansing ingredients in the formula, it also effectively cleans the nail plate for optimum nail polish adherence.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.famousnamesproducts.com</strong></span></p>
9/20

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Cinnamon leaf extract is the powerful ingredient in Famous Names’ already-popular Cinnatize Nail Surface Cleanser. The extract is prized for its ability to combat surface bacteria; along with other cleansing ingredients in the formula, it also effectively cleans the nail plate for optimum nail polish adherence.

www.famousnamesproducts.com

<p class="p1">With a host of innovative features, the Pacific MX Pedicure Spa from <span class="s1">J&amp;A</span> delivers premium comfort to the client and huge convenience to the nail tech. The chair is made with soft padded leather and comes in a variety of colors. Two individually controlled foot rests adjust to any height for better service angles and healthy leg support. A magnetic whirlpool jet detaches for easy cleaning and the basin is lined with a removable plastic liner.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.jausainc.com</strong></span></p>
10/20

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With a host of innovative features, the Pacific MX Pedicure Spa from J&A delivers premium comfort to the client and huge convenience to the nail tech. The chair is made with soft padded leather and comes in a variety of colors. Two individually controlled foot rests adjust to any height for better service angles and healthy leg support. A magnetic whirlpool jet detaches for easy cleaning and the basin is lined with a removable plastic liner.

www.jausainc.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Bio Sculpture Gel&rsquo;s </span>EVO2 Polish Gel promises a quick gel overlay system for natural nails that lasts up to three weeks. Using the Oxygenating Base Coat, two coats of color, and Gel Gloss or Matte top coat, each cured for 30 seconds under an LED lamp results in a &ldquo;fast-lane&rdquo; approach to this popular service; all products are 5-free and formulated to prevent dehydration and damage to the nail.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.biosculpturegel.com</strong></span></p>
11/20

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Bio Sculpture Gel’s EVO2 Polish Gel promises a quick gel overlay system for natural nails that lasts up to three weeks. Using the Oxygenating Base Coat, two coats of color, and Gel Gloss or Matte top coat, each cured for 30 seconds under an LED lamp results in a “fast-lane” approach to this popular service; all products are 5-free and formulated to prevent dehydration and damage to the nail.

www.biosculpturegel.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Artistic Nail Design</span> starts a revolution with its new hybrid reactive color system, Artistic Colour Revolution. This dynamic trio &mdash; Reactive Bonder, Reactive Hybrid Colour, and Reactive Gloss &mdash; bind and react with each other in a way never before possible. Colour Revolution dries in only eight minutes, ensuring lasting wear and brilliant shine.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.artisticnaildesign.com</strong></span></p>
12/20

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Artistic Nail Design starts a revolution with its new hybrid reactive color system, Artistic Colour Revolution. This dynamic trio — Reactive Bonder, Reactive Hybrid Colour, and Reactive Gloss — bind and react with each other in a way never before possible. Colour Revolution dries in only eight minutes, ensuring lasting wear and brilliant shine.

www.artisticnaildesign.com

<p class="p1">This year <span class="s1">Essie </span>introduced the GelCouture line, a long-lasting polish with the world of fashion behind it. Inspired by couture, the flagship collection boasted 42 colors, and more have followed. Each bottle is contoured like a swirling dress to fit snugly in either hand; brushes are tapered for precise application near the cuticle.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.essie.com</strong></span></p>
13/20

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This year Essie introduced the GelCouture line, a long-lasting polish with the world of fashion behind it. Inspired by couture, the flagship collection boasted 42 colors, and more have followed. Each bottle is contoured like a swirling dress to fit snugly in either hand; brushes are tapered for precise application near the cuticle.

www.essie.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Crystal Nails&rsquo; </span>Nail Art Lace Gel provides a new way to create beautiful and striking nail art designs. It&rsquo;s extremely dense and formable, allowing you to master delicate lace designs more easily than ever before. <span class="s2"><strong>www.crystalnails.com</strong></span></p>
14/20

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Crystal Nails’ Nail Art Lace Gel provides a new way to create beautiful and striking nail art designs. It’s extremely dense and formable, allowing you to master delicate lace designs more easily than ever before. www.crystalnails.com

<p class="p1">Seche Vive by<span class="s1"> Seche</span> is the newest addition to the company&rsquo;s long-running top coat line. It offers the same dependable seal and speedy dry time of Seche Vite, but adds a vivid gel-like finish without curing.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.seche.com</strong></span></p>
15/20

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Seche Vive by Seche is the newest addition to the company’s long-running top coat line. It offers the same dependable seal and speedy dry time of Seche Vite, but adds a vivid gel-like finish without curing.

www.seche.com

<p class="p1">The Envision Bench by <span class="s1">Lexor</span> is a modular concept allowing salon owners more control in creating their pedicure area. The step base around the pedi-spas is movable and removable, and also contains storage drawers. Other high-level features include a digital automated system to control the Aurora LED color-changing bowl as well as customer seat movement. A calf support keeps the client&rsquo;s leg elevated at just the right level, alleviating strain on the pedicurist.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lexor.com</strong></span></p>
16/20

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The Envision Bench by Lexor is a modular concept allowing salon owners more control in creating their pedicure area. The step base around the pedi-spas is movable and removable, and also contains storage drawers. Other high-level features include a digital automated system to control the Aurora LED color-changing bowl as well as customer seat movement. A calf support keeps the client’s leg elevated at just the right level, alleviating strain on the pedicurist.

www.lexor.com

<p class="p1">Created to address lifting problems with extensions,<span class="s1"> LCN&rsquo;s</span> Bio Glass Gel contains ingredients that improve adherence to the natural nail. Two active ingredients &mdash; L-Cysteine, an amino acid, and Chitosan, a substance made from crustacean shells &mdash; are gentle and nourishing to the nail while lending a thin and natural-looking extension product without the use of a bonder.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lcnusa.com</strong></span></p>
17/20

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Created to address lifting problems with extensions, LCN’s Bio Glass Gel contains ingredients that improve adherence to the natural nail. Two active ingredients — L-Cysteine, an amino acid, and Chitosan, a substance made from crustacean shells — are gentle and nourishing to the nail while lending a thin and natural-looking extension product without the use of a bonder.

www.lcnusa.com

<p class="p1">Riding the popularity of mood-changing polish products, <span class="s1">Mia Secret </span>just developed Gelux Mood, a growing line of gel-polishes that change color according to the wearer&rsquo;s body temperature. Gelux Mood can be soaked off and lasts for weeks, with color variations that keep things fun.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.miasecretnails.com</strong></span></p>
18/20

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Riding the popularity of mood-changing polish products, Mia Secret just developed Gelux Mood, a growing line of gel-polishes that change color according to the wearer’s body temperature. Gelux Mood can be soaked off and lasts for weeks, with color variations that keep things fun.

www.miasecretnails.com

<p class="p1">The Black Line is a stylish and versatile new line of gel-polish from <span class="s1">Vetro</span>. The distinctive bottles are generously sized at 17ml and come in dozens of colors. The formula is used in conjunction with Vetro&rsquo;s Nail Wipe all-in-one cleanser to remove the tacky residue.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.vetro-us.com</strong></span></p>
19/20

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The Black Line is a stylish and versatile new line of gel-polish from Vetro. The distinctive bottles are generously sized at 17ml and come in dozens of colors. The formula is used in conjunction with Vetro’s Nail Wipe all-in-one cleanser to remove the tacky residue.

www.vetro-us.com

<p class="p1">Building on the success of the Naked Manicure system, <span class="s1">Zoya </span>introduced Naked Manicure Extension, which promises to bring renewal and repair to truly damaged nails. The system has a Rescue &amp; Repair for the nail, and a Hydrate &amp; Heal for the hand, all in one kit. The big news is that you can lock in the treatment and paint over it with polish without lifting.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.zoya.com</strong></span></p>
20/20

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Building on the success of the Naked Manicure system, Zoya introduced Naked Manicure Extension, which promises to bring renewal and repair to truly damaged nails. The system has a Rescue & Repair for the nail, and a Hydrate & Heal for the hand, all in one kit. The big news is that you can lock in the treatment and paint over it with polish without lifting.

www.zoya.com

<p class="p1">Y<span class="s1">oung Nails</span> put a new twist in the comeback phenomenon of dip systems. Its SlickPour Powder Coating System creates powder nail enhancements with a clean approach: you pour instead of dip, making each service contaminant-free. System includes Prep, Base, Activator, Top Brush Restorer, double-sided pouring spoon, glass dappen dishes, and catch-all cups.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.youngnails.com</strong></span></p>
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Young Nails put a new twist in the comeback phenomenon of dip systems. Its SlickPour Powder Coating System creates powder nail enhancements with a clean approach: you pour instead of dip, making each service contaminant-free. System includes Prep, Base, Activator, Top Brush Restorer, double-sided pouring spoon, glass dappen dishes, and catch-all cups.

www.youngnails.com

<p class="p1">With the introduction of Creative Play nail lacquer, <span class="s1">CND </span>completed its portfolio of polishes. This anything-but-traditional nail lacquer boasts 80 colors and over 12 finishes (metallics, glitters, pearls, etc.) and encourages nail techs to play outside the box.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.cnd.com</strong></span></p>
2/20
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With the introduction of Creative Play nail lacquer, CND completed its portfolio of polishes. This anything-but-traditional nail lacquer boasts 80 colors and over 12 finishes (metallics, glitters, pearls, etc.) and encourages nail techs to play outside the box.

www.cnd.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Gelish&rsquo;s </span>2016 Street Beat collection introduced a bold and eye-catching array of bright colors that resonate with inspiration and expressiveness. Inspired by street art and hip hop, each shade is trendy from the runway to the streets.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.gelish.com</strong></span></p>
3/20
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Gelish’s 2016 Street Beat collection introduced a bold and eye-catching array of bright colors that resonate with inspiration and expressiveness. Inspired by street art and hip hop, each shade is trendy from the runway to the streets.

www.gelish.com

<p class="p1">One thin coat of <span class="s1">Light Elegance&rsquo;s</span> Flat Matte UV/LED Top Coat keeps trendy nail designs looking flawless for weeks. The formulation applies smoothly and evenly, and the matte finish doesn&rsquo;t discolor or wear off until it is removed.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lightelegance.com</strong></span></p>
4/20
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One thin coat of Light Elegance’s Flat Matte UV/LED Top Coat keeps trendy nail designs looking flawless for weeks. The formulation applies smoothly and evenly, and the matte finish doesn’t discolor or wear off until it is removed.

www.lightelegance.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">NSI&rsquo;s </span>new Glaze &lsquo;n Go LED saves time with new LED technology. Easy to work with and formulated to last longer between services, it cures to a superior high gloss shine in just 60 seconds in an LED lamp.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.nsinails.com</strong></span></p>
5/20
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NSI’s new Glaze ‘n Go LED saves time with new LED technology. Easy to work with and formulated to last longer between services, it cures to a superior high gloss shine in just 60 seconds in an LED lamp.

www.nsinails.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">OPI&rsquo;s</span> newly enhanced GelColor base coats lay the foundation for a flawless GelColor manicure while keeping nails enviably healthy. Strengthening Base Coat features calcium and vitamins to keep nails in prime condition, while Ridge Filling Base Coat fills ridge lines and creates the ideal surface, eliminating the need for aggressive filing and smoothing prior to application.&nbsp;</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.opi.com</strong></span></p>
6/20
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OPI’s newly enhanced GelColor base coats lay the foundation for a flawless GelColor manicure while keeping nails enviably healthy. Strengthening Base Coat features calcium and vitamins to keep nails in prime condition, while Ridge Filling Base Coat fills ridge lines and creates the ideal surface, eliminating the need for aggressive filing and smoothing prior to application. 

www.opi.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Akz&eacute;ntz </span>Options Soak Off UV/LED Crystal Clear is the latest gel in the Options collection, designed for use as a gloss finish, or to build strength in extensions and sculpted nails. Durable and stain-resistant with a long-last high gloss shine that maintains clarity, Options delivers strength, flawless results, and long-lasting wear.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.akzentz.com</strong></span></p>
7/20
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Akzéntz Options Soak Off UV/LED Crystal Clear is the latest gel in the Options collection, designed for use as a gloss finish, or to build strength in extensions and sculpted nails. Durable and stain-resistant with a long-last high gloss shine that maintains clarity, Options delivers strength, flawless results, and long-lasting wear.

www.akzentz.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Morgan Taylor&rsquo;s </span>React is a breakthrough in lasting shine and wear. Applied just like a traditional base and top coat, React base coat and top coat can be used with any nail lacquer brand, providing long-lasting shine with easy, soak-free removal.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.morgantaylorlacquer.com</strong></span></p>
8/20
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Morgan Taylor’s React is a breakthrough in lasting shine and wear. Applied just like a traditional base and top coat, React base coat and top coat can be used with any nail lacquer brand, providing long-lasting shine with easy, soak-free removal.

www.morgantaylorlacquer.com

<p class="p1">Cinnamon leaf extract is the powerful ingredient in <span class="s1">Famous Names&rsquo;</span> already-popular Cinnatize Nail Surface Cleanser. The extract is prized for its ability to combat surface bacteria; along with other cleansing ingredients in the formula, it also effectively cleans the nail plate for optimum nail polish adherence.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.famousnamesproducts.com</strong></span></p>
9/20
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Cinnamon leaf extract is the powerful ingredient in Famous Names’ already-popular Cinnatize Nail Surface Cleanser. The extract is prized for its ability to combat surface bacteria; along with other cleansing ingredients in the formula, it also effectively cleans the nail plate for optimum nail polish adherence.

www.famousnamesproducts.com

<p class="p1">With a host of innovative features, the Pacific MX Pedicure Spa from <span class="s1">J&amp;A</span> delivers premium comfort to the client and huge convenience to the nail tech. The chair is made with soft padded leather and comes in a variety of colors. Two individually controlled foot rests adjust to any height for better service angles and healthy leg support. A magnetic whirlpool jet detaches for easy cleaning and the basin is lined with a removable plastic liner.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.jausainc.com</strong></span></p>
10/20
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With a host of innovative features, the Pacific MX Pedicure Spa from J&A delivers premium comfort to the client and huge convenience to the nail tech. The chair is made with soft padded leather and comes in a variety of colors. Two individually controlled foot rests adjust to any height for better service angles and healthy leg support. A magnetic whirlpool jet detaches for easy cleaning and the basin is lined with a removable plastic liner.

www.jausainc.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Bio Sculpture Gel&rsquo;s </span>EVO2 Polish Gel promises a quick gel overlay system for natural nails that lasts up to three weeks. Using the Oxygenating Base Coat, two coats of color, and Gel Gloss or Matte top coat, each cured for 30 seconds under an LED lamp results in a &ldquo;fast-lane&rdquo; approach to this popular service; all products are 5-free and formulated to prevent dehydration and damage to the nail.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.biosculpturegel.com</strong></span></p>
11/20
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Bio Sculpture Gel’s EVO2 Polish Gel promises a quick gel overlay system for natural nails that lasts up to three weeks. Using the Oxygenating Base Coat, two coats of color, and Gel Gloss or Matte top coat, each cured for 30 seconds under an LED lamp results in a “fast-lane” approach to this popular service; all products are 5-free and formulated to prevent dehydration and damage to the nail.

www.biosculpturegel.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Artistic Nail Design</span> starts a revolution with its new hybrid reactive color system, Artistic Colour Revolution. This dynamic trio &mdash; Reactive Bonder, Reactive Hybrid Colour, and Reactive Gloss &mdash; bind and react with each other in a way never before possible. Colour Revolution dries in only eight minutes, ensuring lasting wear and brilliant shine.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.artisticnaildesign.com</strong></span></p>
12/20
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Artistic Nail Design starts a revolution with its new hybrid reactive color system, Artistic Colour Revolution. This dynamic trio — Reactive Bonder, Reactive Hybrid Colour, and Reactive Gloss — bind and react with each other in a way never before possible. Colour Revolution dries in only eight minutes, ensuring lasting wear and brilliant shine.

www.artisticnaildesign.com

<p class="p1">This year <span class="s1">Essie </span>introduced the GelCouture line, a long-lasting polish with the world of fashion behind it. Inspired by couture, the flagship collection boasted 42 colors, and more have followed. Each bottle is contoured like a swirling dress to fit snugly in either hand; brushes are tapered for precise application near the cuticle.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.essie.com</strong></span></p>
13/20
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This year Essie introduced the GelCouture line, a long-lasting polish with the world of fashion behind it. Inspired by couture, the flagship collection boasted 42 colors, and more have followed. Each bottle is contoured like a swirling dress to fit snugly in either hand; brushes are tapered for precise application near the cuticle.

www.essie.com

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Crystal Nails&rsquo; </span>Nail Art Lace Gel provides a new way to create beautiful and striking nail art designs. It&rsquo;s extremely dense and formable, allowing you to master delicate lace designs more easily than ever before. <span class="s2"><strong>www.crystalnails.com</strong></span></p>
14/20
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Crystal Nails’ Nail Art Lace Gel provides a new way to create beautiful and striking nail art designs. It’s extremely dense and formable, allowing you to master delicate lace designs more easily than ever before. www.crystalnails.com

<p class="p1">Seche Vive by<span class="s1"> Seche</span> is the newest addition to the company&rsquo;s long-running top coat line. It offers the same dependable seal and speedy dry time of Seche Vite, but adds a vivid gel-like finish without curing.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.seche.com</strong></span></p>
15/20
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Seche Vive by Seche is the newest addition to the company’s long-running top coat line. It offers the same dependable seal and speedy dry time of Seche Vite, but adds a vivid gel-like finish without curing.

www.seche.com

<p class="p1">The Envision Bench by <span class="s1">Lexor</span> is a modular concept allowing salon owners more control in creating their pedicure area. The step base around the pedi-spas is movable and removable, and also contains storage drawers. Other high-level features include a digital automated system to control the Aurora LED color-changing bowl as well as customer seat movement. A calf support keeps the client&rsquo;s leg elevated at just the right level, alleviating strain on the pedicurist.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lexor.com</strong></span></p>
16/20
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The Envision Bench by Lexor is a modular concept allowing salon owners more control in creating their pedicure area. The step base around the pedi-spas is movable and removable, and also contains storage drawers. Other high-level features include a digital automated system to control the Aurora LED color-changing bowl as well as customer seat movement. A calf support keeps the client’s leg elevated at just the right level, alleviating strain on the pedicurist.

www.lexor.com

<p class="p1">Created to address lifting problems with extensions,<span class="s1"> LCN&rsquo;s</span> Bio Glass Gel contains ingredients that improve adherence to the natural nail. Two active ingredients &mdash; L-Cysteine, an amino acid, and Chitosan, a substance made from crustacean shells &mdash; are gentle and nourishing to the nail while lending a thin and natural-looking extension product without the use of a bonder.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.lcnusa.com</strong></span></p>
17/20
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Created to address lifting problems with extensions, LCN’s Bio Glass Gel contains ingredients that improve adherence to the natural nail. Two active ingredients — L-Cysteine, an amino acid, and Chitosan, a substance made from crustacean shells — are gentle and nourishing to the nail while lending a thin and natural-looking extension product without the use of a bonder.

www.lcnusa.com

<p class="p1">Riding the popularity of mood-changing polish products, <span class="s1">Mia Secret </span>just developed Gelux Mood, a growing line of gel-polishes that change color according to the wearer&rsquo;s body temperature. Gelux Mood can be soaked off and lasts for weeks, with color variations that keep things fun.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.miasecretnails.com</strong></span></p>
18/20
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Riding the popularity of mood-changing polish products, Mia Secret just developed Gelux Mood, a growing line of gel-polishes that change color according to the wearer’s body temperature. Gelux Mood can be soaked off and lasts for weeks, with color variations that keep things fun.

www.miasecretnails.com

<p class="p1">The Black Line is a stylish and versatile new line of gel-polish from <span class="s1">Vetro</span>. The distinctive bottles are generously sized at 17ml and come in dozens of colors. The formula is used in conjunction with Vetro&rsquo;s Nail Wipe all-in-one cleanser to remove the tacky residue.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.vetro-us.com</strong></span></p>
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The Black Line is a stylish and versatile new line of gel-polish from Vetro. The distinctive bottles are generously sized at 17ml and come in dozens of colors. The formula is used in conjunction with Vetro’s Nail Wipe all-in-one cleanser to remove the tacky residue.

www.vetro-us.com

<p class="p1">Building on the success of the Naked Manicure system, <span class="s1">Zoya </span>introduced Naked Manicure Extension, which promises to bring renewal and repair to truly damaged nails. The system has a Rescue &amp; Repair for the nail, and a Hydrate &amp; Heal for the hand, all in one kit. The big news is that you can lock in the treatment and paint over it with polish without lifting.</p>
<p class="p2"><span class="s2"><strong>www.zoya.com</strong></span></p>
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Building on the success of the Naked Manicure system, Zoya introduced Naked Manicure Extension, which promises to bring renewal and repair to truly damaged nails. The system has a Rescue & Repair for the nail, and a Hydrate & Heal for the hand, all in one kit. The big news is that you can lock in the treatment and paint over it with polish without lifting.

www.zoya.com

Announcing the 2016 “Best New Products” in the NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: These are brand new products only, introduced after August 1, 2015. We feature the Top 20 favorites, based on your votes.

Look for NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards badges on products as you shop in the year ahead. You’ll know that these have been nail tech tested and approved by the professionals.

Also, be sure to see the winning products (Top 5 in each category) across 29 professional nail categories that include extension products, lacquers, gels and gel-polish, nail art, sanitation, oils, top coats, manicure systems, pedicure systems, implements, files, and many more.

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