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ISSE Long Beach 2016

by NLS Staff | February 4, 2016
<p>Ardell's Allison Ross (left), Vicki Ornellas (right), and NAILS editor Erika Kotite</p>

Ardell's Allison Ross (left), Vicki Ornellas (right), and NAILS editor Erika Kotite

<p>IndieGirl's Mary Flint, Rhonda Tooker, and Natalie de Witte promoted the company's expanding line of products.</p>

IndieGirl's Mary Flint, Rhonda Tooker, and Natalie de Witte promoted the company's expanding line of products.

<p>VietSALON's Kim Pham with Nails Easy's Scott Do</p>

VietSALON's Kim Pham with Nails Easy's Scott Do

<p>Contego Nail Spa's Brandon Thanh Phuc, Jeff Ta, Christina Aviles, Peter Ta, Thuy Le, Daniel Jeffrey, and Lindsey Ta</p>

Contego Nail Spa's Brandon Thanh Phuc, Jeff Ta, Christina Aviles, Peter Ta, Thuy Le, Daniel Jeffrey, and Lindsey Ta

<p>Shiela Nail Products' Sonia Jimenez and Shahla Bahrami</p>

Shiela Nail Products' Sonia Jimenez and Shahla Bahrami

<p>NTNA Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus demos her Rubix Cube nail at the NAILS booth.</p>

NTNA Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus demos her Rubix Cube nail at the NAILS booth.

<p>AiiBeauty's Tan "The Man" Nguyen and Hoang "Lefty" Nguyen</p>

AiiBeauty's Tan "The Man" Nguyen and Hoang "Lefty" Nguyen

<p>Bio Creative Labs' Cliff Heiser (right) with one of BCL's happy clients, Barbara Phares from Genisis Hair Design in Filmore, Calif.</p>

Bio Creative Labs' Cliff Heiser (right) with one of BCL's happy clients, Barbara Phares from Genisis Hair Design in Filmore, Calif.

<p>Those who dared were able to find The Nail Spot, filled with classes, competition, and a resting area.</p>

Those who dared were able to find The Nail Spot, filled with classes, competition, and a resting area.

<p>Spotted at The Nail Spot: "The Fingernail Fixer" Holly Schippers, Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Masterworks' Aigul Fritzke, Associated Nail Professionals' Ris&eacute; Carter, Empower Nail Art's Lucien Henderson, and Jessica White from Love Nails in Woodinville, Wash</p>

Spotted at The Nail Spot: "The Fingernail Fixer" Holly Schippers, Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Masterworks' Aigul Fritzke, Associated Nail Professionals' Risé Carter, Empower Nail Art's Lucien Henderson, and Jessica White from Love Nails in Woodinville, Wash

<p>The Great Wall of China Glaze</p>

The Great Wall of China Glaze

<p>Gelish's Thao Nguyen, Kupa's Ann Chang, VietSALON's Anh Tran, and AII's Tan Nguyen</p>

Gelish's Thao Nguyen, Kupa's Ann Chang, VietSALON's Anh Tran, and AII's Tan Nguyen

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (right) with AII's Lynn Long</p>

VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (right) with AII's Lynn Long

<p>Gena's Kim Woodard, Jan White, and Marisa Crane</p>

Gena's Kim Woodard, Jan White, and Marisa Crane

<p>Stacy Packard, Diane Adair, and Kristen Curtis, Doterra's wellness advocates, gave attendees a hint of the scents in Doterra's line of essential oils.</p>

Stacy Packard, Diane Adair, and Kristen Curtis, Doterra's wellness advocates, gave attendees a hint of the scents in Doterra's line of essential oils.

<p>Gehwol's Shelley Kessler, director of education and development, and Johana Sterling</p>

Gehwol's Shelley Kessler, director of education and development, and Johana Sterling

<p>The Esthetics, Wellness, and Spa Arena</p>

The Esthetics, Wellness, and Spa Arena

<p>US Naily's Casey Lee and CEO Jennifer Jang</p>

US Naily's Casey Lee and CEO Jennifer Jang

<p>Entity Beauty's Lorena Marquez and Roxanne Nguyen</p>

Entity Beauty's Lorena Marquez and Roxanne Nguyen

<p>LeChat's Newton Luu and Diep Dee Nguyen promoted the company's new school and student kits, specially priced for current students.</p>

LeChat's Newton Luu and Diep Dee Nguyen promoted the company's new school and student kits, specially priced for current students.

<p>XiuYing Lin of Lin Decorations, a new company featuring nail charms</p>

XiuYing Lin of Lin Decorations, a new company featuring nail charms

<p>NAILS Magazine's Amy Martin with her daughter, Taylor</p>

NAILS Magazine's Amy Martin with her daughter, Taylor

<p>Vivian Schaffer and Dana Dubell of Aida Grey Beauty Salon in Encino, Calif., visit the NAILS booth.</p>

Vivian Schaffer and Dana Dubell of Aida Grey Beauty Salon in Encino, Calif., visit the NAILS booth.

<p>Linda Lam, the winner of VietSALON Magazine's Year of the Monkey nail art contest with her winning masterpiece</p>

Linda Lam, the winner of VietSALON Magazine's Year of the Monkey nail art contest with her winning masterpiece

<p>MILV Nail Design's Anastasiia Kaliada</p>

MILV Nail Design's Anastasiia Kaliada

<p>Tweezerman's Joseph Apac, Celes Ybarna, Sylvia Clark, and Ken Dishon</p>

Tweezerman's Joseph Apac, Celes Ybarna, Sylvia Clark, and Ken Dishon

<p>Whale Spa and Valentino Body Pure's Naja Rickette, Mychi Vo, Huy Huynh, Johnny Ngo, and David Anthony</p>

Whale Spa and Valentino Body Pure's Naja Rickette, Mychi Vo, Huy Huynh, Johnny Ngo, and David Anthony

<p>Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, Nail of Queen's Mark Lee, and Shannon Rahn.&nbsp;</p>

Sigourney Nuñez, Nail of Queen's Mark Lee, and Shannon Rahn. 

<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

Color Club's Robert Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>Gina Silvestro and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

Gina Silvestro and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>AII's tan Nguyen and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>

AII's tan Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez and Young Nails Sabella Snyder&nbsp;</p>

NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez and Young Nails Sabella Snyder 

<p>Lexi Martone and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez.&nbsp;</p>

Lexi Martone and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez. 

<p>AII/Ever Glaze's Lynn Long</p>

AII/Ever Glaze's Lynn Long

<p>Vu Ong demoing at the Gelish booth</p>

Vu Ong demoing at the Gelish booth

<p>Tin Bui, VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Bryan Vu</p>

Tin Bui, VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Bryan Vu

<p>Lexi Martone MANicuring Merrick Fisher</p>

Lexi Martone MANicuring Merrick Fisher

<p>Lexi Martone, Beth Livesay, and Beru Lalli at the Vetro booth</p>

Lexi Martone, Beth Livesay, and Beru Lalli at the Vetro booth

<p>Elizabeth Janica and Chris Mans</p>

Elizabeth Janica and Chris Mans

<p>Tameka Jackson, Natalie Minerva, and Lavette Cephus at the Nail Labo booth</p>

Tameka Jackson, Natalie Minerva, and Lavette Cephus at the Nail Labo booth

<p>Jan Arnold discusses professionalism</p>

Jan Arnold discusses professionalism

<p>Japanese nail artist Shinya Fujinami and NTNA season 2 winner Lavette Cephus</p>

Japanese nail artist Shinya Fujinami and NTNA season 2 winner Lavette Cephus

<p>Class selfie! (See the actual pic at <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BBTIOkzxlFd/?taken-by=beaute_asylum">@beaute_asylum</a>)</p>

Class selfie! (See the actual pic at @beaute_asylum)

<p>Max Estrada</p>

Max Estrada

<p>Leah O"Connor and Lavette Cephus</p>

Leah O"Connor and Lavette Cephus

<p>Tameka Jacskon</p>

Tameka Jacskon

<p>LuluDesfassiaux's EZFlow art class</p>

LuluDesfassiaux's EZFlow art class

<p>Beth Livesay and NTNA season 3 contestant Tan "the Man" Nguyen finally got to meet!</p>

Beth Livesay and NTNA season 3 contestant Tan "the Man" Nguyen finally got to meet!

<p>Essie herself!</p>

Essie herself!

<p>Louie Pham poses with her published work in VietSalon</p>

Louie Pham poses with her published work in VietSalon

<p>Beth Livesay and Carly Snyr</p>

Beth Livesay and Carly Snyr

<p>Bling for Nails' Cindy Wilson</p>

Bling for Nails' Cindy Wilson

<p>Denise Kelly poses in Orly's award-winning booth</p>

Denise Kelly poses in Orly's award-winning booth

<p>Elsbeth Schuetz demoing at Orly</p>

Elsbeth Schuetz demoing at Orly

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<p>IndieGirl's Mary Flint, Rhonda Tooker, and Natalie de Witte promoted the company's expanding line of products.</p>
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IndieGirl's Mary Flint, Rhonda Tooker, and Natalie de Witte promoted the company's expanding line of products.

<p>VietSALON's Kim Pham with Nails Easy's Scott Do</p>
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VietSALON's Kim Pham with Nails Easy's Scott Do

<p>Contego Nail Spa's Brandon Thanh Phuc, Jeff Ta, Christina Aviles, Peter Ta, Thuy Le, Daniel Jeffrey, and Lindsey Ta</p>
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Contego Nail Spa's Brandon Thanh Phuc, Jeff Ta, Christina Aviles, Peter Ta, Thuy Le, Daniel Jeffrey, and Lindsey Ta

<p>Shiela Nail Products' Sonia Jimenez and Shahla Bahrami</p>
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Shiela Nail Products' Sonia Jimenez and Shahla Bahrami

<p>NTNA Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus demos her Rubix Cube nail at the NAILS booth.</p>
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NTNA Season 2 winner Lavette Cephus demos her Rubix Cube nail at the NAILS booth.

<p>AiiBeauty's Tan "The Man" Nguyen and Hoang "Lefty" Nguyen</p>
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AiiBeauty's Tan "The Man" Nguyen and Hoang "Lefty" Nguyen

<p>Bio Creative Labs' Cliff Heiser (right) with one of BCL's happy clients, Barbara Phares from Genisis Hair Design in Filmore, Calif.</p>
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Bio Creative Labs' Cliff Heiser (right) with one of BCL's happy clients, Barbara Phares from Genisis Hair Design in Filmore, Calif.

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Those who dared were able to find The Nail Spot, filled with classes, competition, and a resting area.

<p>Spotted at The Nail Spot: "The Fingernail Fixer" Holly Schippers, Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Masterworks' Aigul Fritzke, Associated Nail Professionals' Ris&eacute; Carter, Empower Nail Art's Lucien Henderson, and Jessica White from Love Nails in Woodinville, Wash</p>
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Spotted at The Nail Spot: "The Fingernail Fixer" Holly Schippers, Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Masterworks' Aigul Fritzke, Associated Nail Professionals' Risé Carter, Empower Nail Art's Lucien Henderson, and Jessica White from Love Nails in Woodinville, Wash

<p>The Great Wall of China Glaze</p>
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The Great Wall of China Glaze

<p>Gelish's Thao Nguyen, Kupa's Ann Chang, VietSALON's Anh Tran, and AII's Tan Nguyen</p>
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Gelish's Thao Nguyen, Kupa's Ann Chang, VietSALON's Anh Tran, and AII's Tan Nguyen

<p>VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (right) with AII's Lynn Long</p>
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VietSALON's Anh Tran and Kim Pham (right) with AII's Lynn Long

<p>Gena's Kim Woodard, Jan White, and Marisa Crane</p>
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Gena's Kim Woodard, Jan White, and Marisa Crane

<p>Stacy Packard, Diane Adair, and Kristen Curtis, Doterra's wellness advocates, gave attendees a hint of the scents in Doterra's line of essential oils.</p>
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Stacy Packard, Diane Adair, and Kristen Curtis, Doterra's wellness advocates, gave attendees a hint of the scents in Doterra's line of essential oils.

<p>Gehwol's Shelley Kessler, director of education and development, and Johana Sterling</p>
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Gehwol's Shelley Kessler, director of education and development, and Johana Sterling

<p>The Esthetics, Wellness, and Spa Arena</p>
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The Esthetics, Wellness, and Spa Arena

<p>US Naily's Casey Lee and CEO Jennifer Jang</p>
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US Naily's Casey Lee and CEO Jennifer Jang

<p>Entity Beauty's Lorena Marquez and Roxanne Nguyen</p>
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Entity Beauty's Lorena Marquez and Roxanne Nguyen

<p>LeChat's Newton Luu and Diep Dee Nguyen promoted the company's new school and student kits, specially priced for current students.</p>
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LeChat's Newton Luu and Diep Dee Nguyen promoted the company's new school and student kits, specially priced for current students.

<p>XiuYing Lin of Lin Decorations, a new company featuring nail charms</p>
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XiuYing Lin of Lin Decorations, a new company featuring nail charms

<p>NAILS Magazine's Amy Martin with her daughter, Taylor</p>
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NAILS Magazine's Amy Martin with her daughter, Taylor

<p>Vivian Schaffer and Dana Dubell of Aida Grey Beauty Salon in Encino, Calif., visit the NAILS booth.</p>
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Vivian Schaffer and Dana Dubell of Aida Grey Beauty Salon in Encino, Calif., visit the NAILS booth.

<p>Linda Lam, the winner of VietSALON Magazine's Year of the Monkey nail art contest with her winning masterpiece</p>
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Linda Lam, the winner of VietSALON Magazine's Year of the Monkey nail art contest with her winning masterpiece

<p>The <a href="http://www.modernsalon.com">Modern Salon Magazine</a> Team!</p>
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<p>MILV Nail Design's Anastasiia Kaliada</p>
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MILV Nail Design's Anastasiia Kaliada

<p>Tweezerman's Joseph Apac, Celes Ybarna, Sylvia Clark, and Ken Dishon</p>
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Tweezerman's Joseph Apac, Celes Ybarna, Sylvia Clark, and Ken Dishon

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<p>Whale Spa and Valentino Body Pure's Naja Rickette, Mychi Vo, Huy Huynh, Johnny Ngo, and David Anthony</p>
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Whale Spa and Valentino Body Pure's Naja Rickette, Mychi Vo, Huy Huynh, Johnny Ngo, and David Anthony

<p>Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez, Nail of Queen's Mark Lee, and Shannon Rahn.&nbsp;</p>
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Sigourney Nuñez, Nail of Queen's Mark Lee, and Shannon Rahn. 

<p>Color Club's Robert Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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Color Club's Robert Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

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<p>Gina Silvestro and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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Gina Silvestro and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>AII's tan Nguyen and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez</p>
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AII's tan Nguyen and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez

<p>NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez and Young Nails Sabella Snyder&nbsp;</p>
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NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez and Young Nails Sabella Snyder 

<p>Lexi Martone and&nbsp;NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nu&ntilde;ez.&nbsp;</p>
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Lexi Martone and NAILS associate editor Sigourney Nuñez. 

<p>AII/Ever Glaze's Lynn Long</p>
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AII/Ever Glaze's Lynn Long

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<p>Vu Ong demoing at the Gelish booth</p>
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Vu Ong demoing at the Gelish booth

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<p>Tin Bui, VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Bryan Vu</p>
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Tin Bui, VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Bryan Vu

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<p>Lexi Martone MANicuring Merrick Fisher</p>
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Lexi Martone MANicuring Merrick Fisher

<p>Lexi Martone, Beth Livesay, and Beru Lalli at the Vetro booth</p>
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Lexi Martone, Beth Livesay, and Beru Lalli at the Vetro booth

<p>Elizabeth Janica and Chris Mans</p>
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Elizabeth Janica and Chris Mans

<p>Tameka Jackson, Natalie Minerva, and Lavette Cephus at the Nail Labo booth</p>
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Tameka Jackson, Natalie Minerva, and Lavette Cephus at the Nail Labo booth

<p>Jan Arnold discusses professionalism</p>
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Jan Arnold discusses professionalism

<p>Japanese nail artist Shinya Fujinami and NTNA season 2 winner Lavette Cephus</p>
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Japanese nail artist Shinya Fujinami and NTNA season 2 winner Lavette Cephus

<p>Class selfie! (See the actual pic at <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BBTIOkzxlFd/?taken-by=beaute_asylum">@beaute_asylum</a>)</p>
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Class selfie! (See the actual pic at @beaute_asylum)

<p>Max Estrada</p>
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Max Estrada

<p>Leah O"Connor and Lavette Cephus</p>
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Leah O"Connor and Lavette Cephus

<p>Tameka Jacskon</p>
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Tameka Jacskon

<p>LuluDesfassiaux's EZFlow art class</p>
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LuluDesfassiaux's EZFlow art class

<p>Beth Livesay and NTNA season 3 contestant Tan "the Man" Nguyen finally got to meet!</p>
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Beth Livesay and NTNA season 3 contestant Tan "the Man" Nguyen finally got to meet!

<p>Essie herself!</p>
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Essie herself!

<p>Louie Pham poses with her published work in VietSalon</p>
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Louie Pham poses with her published work in VietSalon

<p>Beth Livesay and Carly Snyr</p>
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Beth Livesay and Carly Snyr

<p>Bling for Nails' Cindy Wilson</p>
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Bling for Nails' Cindy Wilson

<p>Denise Kelly poses in Orly's award-winning booth</p>
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Denise Kelly poses in Orly's award-winning booth

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<p>Elsbeth Schuetz demoing at Orly</p>
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Elsbeth Schuetz demoing at Orly

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The NAILS team scoured the show floor at the International Salon and Spa Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center from January 30-Feb 1, 2016.

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