<p>Michele Pelafas and her stunning design work</p>

Michele Pelafas and her stunning design work

<p>China Glaze's Mary Mock</p>

China Glaze's Mary Mock

<p>NAILS' Shannon Rahn and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik</p>

NAILS' Shannon Rahn and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik

<p>NAILS Beth Livesay and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik</p>

NAILS Beth Livesay and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik

<p>The three international NTNA finalists were welcomed with their home flags onto the show floor.</p>

The three international NTNA finalists were welcomed with their home flags onto the show floor.

<p>Nea Hatcher's CND kicks were decked out by her son!</p>

Nea Hatcher's CND kicks were decked out by her son!

<p>The aftermath of Diaz's shopping spree</p>

The aftermath of Diaz's shopping spree

<p>Nail tech Diane Diaz won a CND shopping spree at the booth. Here she is stocking up on $750 worth of products!</p>

Nail tech Diane Diaz won a CND shopping spree at the booth. Here she is stocking up on $750 worth of products!

<p>NAILS senior editor Beth (right) took a selfie at the Cuccio booth with Arica Carpenter to promote the booth's Selfie wall.</p>

NAILS senior editor Beth (right) took a selfie at the Cuccio booth with Arica Carpenter to promote the booth's Selfie wall.

<p>Lexor's Tahi Huy Nguyen&nbsp;</p>

Lexor's Tahi Huy Nguyen 

<p>Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliot,&nbsp;NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, and the Nailscape's Ashley Gregory</p>

Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliot, NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez, and the Nailscape's Ashley Gregory

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with IBD's Tan Nguyen</p>

NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Tan Nguyen

<p>Miss Pop and&nbsp;NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

Miss Pop and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>Gigi's Camille Foote and Paula Pedrero</p>

Gigi's Camille Foote and Paula Pedrero

<p>The Nailscape's Ashley Gregory and Diane Diaz with NAILS' Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

The Nailscape's Ashley Gregory and Diane Diaz with NAILS' Sigourney Nuñez

<p>CND's troubleshooting class featured 3-D nail images that required attendees to get interactive</p>

CND's troubleshooting class featured 3-D nail images that required attendees to get interactive

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with&nbsp;CND's Holly Schippers&nbsp;</p>

NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with CND's Holly Schippers 

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay and Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez&nbsp;at&nbsp;Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting&nbsp;that included a product launches from CND and American Crew</p>

NAILS' Beth Livesay and Sigourney Nuñez at Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting that included a product launches from CND and American Crew

<p>American Dawn's&nbsp;Ron Kothari and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn</p>

American Dawn's Ron Kothari and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn

<p>Famous Name's Pam Black, Ken Cooper, Lisa Cooper, Lisa Wong, and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

Famous Name's Pam Black, Ken Cooper, Lisa Cooper, Lisa Wong, and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez and Young Nail's Greg Salo</p>

NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez and Young Nail's Greg Salo

<p>Continuum's Jamie Rivers, John Meyerovich, Rnee Gorelik, Joe Galati, and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn&nbsp;</p>

Continuum's Jamie Rivers, John Meyerovich, Rnee Gorelik, Joe Galati, and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn 

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with IBD's Kevin Huy Phan&nbsp;</p>

NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Kevin Huy Phan 

<p>IBD's Vicki Ornellas and Nancy Strohm&nbsp;</p>

IBD's Vicki Ornellas and Nancy Strohm 

<p>Light Elegance's Kyle Crider, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan</p>

Light Elegance's Kyle Crider, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan

<p>CND's Heather Davis and Shelena Robinson</p>

CND's Heather Davis and Shelena Robinson

<p>Nail tech Ashley Gregory's nail blog, the Nailscape had its own Snapchat filter during the ABS.&nbsp;</p>

Nail tech Ashley Gregory's nail blog, the Nailscape had its own Snapchat filter during the ABS. 

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<p>Michele Pelafas and her stunning design work</p>
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Michele Pelafas and her stunning design work

<p>China Glaze's Mary Mock</p>
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China Glaze's Mary Mock

<p>NAILS' Shannon Rahn and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik</p>
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NAILS' Shannon Rahn and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik

<p>NAILS Beth Livesay and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik</p>
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NAILS Beth Livesay and Belava's Natalie Zolotnik

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<p>The three international NTNA finalists were welcomed with their home flags onto the show floor.</p>
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The three international NTNA finalists were welcomed with their home flags onto the show floor.

<p>Nea Hatcher's CND kicks were decked out by her son!</p>
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Nea Hatcher's CND kicks were decked out by her son!

<p>The aftermath of Diaz's shopping spree</p>
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The aftermath of Diaz's shopping spree

<p>Nail tech Diane Diaz won a CND shopping spree at the booth. Here she is stocking up on $750 worth of products!</p>
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Nail tech Diane Diaz won a CND shopping spree at the booth. Here she is stocking up on $750 worth of products!

<p>NAILS senior editor Beth (right) took a selfie at the Cuccio booth with Arica Carpenter to promote the booth's Selfie wall.</p>
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NAILS senior editor Beth (right) took a selfie at the Cuccio booth with Arica Carpenter to promote the booth's Selfie wall.

<p>Lexor's Tahi Huy Nguyen&nbsp;</p>
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Lexor's Tahi Huy Nguyen 

<p>Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliot,&nbsp;NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, and the Nailscape's Ashley Gregory</p>
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Nail Talk Radio's Athena Elliot, NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez, and the Nailscape's Ashley Gregory

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with IBD's Tan Nguyen</p>
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NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Tan Nguyen

<p>Miss Pop and&nbsp;NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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Miss Pop and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>Gigi's Camille Foote and Paula Pedrero</p>
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Gigi's Camille Foote and Paula Pedrero

<p>The Nailscape's Ashley Gregory and Diane Diaz with NAILS' Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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The Nailscape's Ashley Gregory and Diane Diaz with NAILS' Sigourney Nuñez

<p>CND's troubleshooting class featured 3-D nail images that required attendees to get interactive</p>
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CND's troubleshooting class featured 3-D nail images that required attendees to get interactive

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with&nbsp;CND's Holly Schippers&nbsp;</p>
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NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with CND's Holly Schippers 

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay and Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez&nbsp;at&nbsp;Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting&nbsp;that included a product launches from CND and American Crew</p>
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NAILS' Beth Livesay and Sigourney Nuñez at Cosmetologists Chicago Board Meeting that included a product launches from CND and American Crew

<p>American Dawn's&nbsp;Ron Kothari and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn</p>
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American Dawn's Ron Kothari and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn

<p>Famous Name's Pam Black, Ken Cooper, Lisa Cooper, Lisa Wong, and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney&nbsp;Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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Famous Name's Pam Black, Ken Cooper, Lisa Cooper, Lisa Wong, and NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez and Young Nail's Greg Salo</p>
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NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez and Young Nail's Greg Salo

<p>Continuum's Jamie Rivers, John Meyerovich, Rnee Gorelik, Joe Galati, and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn&nbsp;</p>
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Continuum's Jamie Rivers, John Meyerovich, Rnee Gorelik, Joe Galati, and NAILS' sales rep Shannon Rahn 

<p>NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez with IBD's Kevin Huy Phan&nbsp;</p>
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NAILS' associate editor Sigourney Nuñez with IBD's Kevin Huy Phan 

<p>IBD's Vicki Ornellas and Nancy Strohm&nbsp;</p>
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IBD's Vicki Ornellas and Nancy Strohm 

<p>Light Elegance's Kyle Crider, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan</p>
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Light Elegance's Kyle Crider, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan

<p>CND's Heather Davis and Shelena Robinson</p>
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CND's Heather Davis and Shelena Robinson

<p>Nail tech Ashley Gregory's nail blog, the Nailscape had its own Snapchat filter during the ABS.&nbsp;</p>
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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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