Michele Pelafas and her stunning design work
China Glaze's Mary Mock
NAILS' Shannon Rahn and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik
NAILS Beth Livesay and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik
The three international NTNA finalists were welcomed with their home flags onto the show floor.
Nea Hatcher's CND kicks were decked out by her son!
The aftermath of Diaz's shopping spree
Nail tech Diane Diaz won a CND shopping spree at the booth. Here she is stocking up on $750 worth of products!
NAILS senior editor Beth (right) took a selfie at the Cuccio booth with Arica Carpenter to promote the booth's Selfie wall.
Lexor's Tahi Huy Nguyen
Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliot, NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez, and the Nailscape's Ashley Gregory
NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Tan Nguyen
Miss Pop and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez
Gigi's Camille Foote and Paula Pedrero
The Nailscape's Ashley Gregory and Diane Diaz with NAILS' Sigourney Nuñez
CND's troubleshooting class featured 3-D nail images that required attendees to get interactive
NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with CND's Holly Schippers
NAILS' Beth Livesay and Sigourney Nuñez at Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting that included a product launches from CND and American Crew
American Dawn's Ron Kothari and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn
Famous Name's Pam Black, Ken Cooper, Lisa Cooper, Lisa Wong, and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez
NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez and Young Nail's Greg Salo
Continuum's Jamie Rivers, John Meyerovich, Rnee Gorelik, Joe Galati, and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn
NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Kevin Huy Phan
IBD's Vicki Ornellas and Nancy Strohm
Light Elegance's Kyle Crider, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan
CND's Heather Davis and Shelena Robinson
Nail tech Ashley Gregory's nail blog, the Nailscape had its own Snapchat filter during the ABS.
Owned and produced by Cosmetologists Chicago, America’s Beauty Show 2016 hosted more than 65,000 nail techs, salon professionals and owners, students, teachers, manufacturers, and distributors. The event held at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago also presented its first Nails Central, a hub packed with suppliers, educators, and demos. Plan on attending this show next year March 25 -27, 2017.
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