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Cosmoprof North America 2015

by NLS Staff | July 22, 2015
<p>VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Odyssey Nail Systems' Vannie Luu</p>

VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Odyssey Nail Systems' Vannie Luu

<p>Ashley and Nate Sorensen of Emerald &amp; Ash won an ad in NAILS thanks to Wonder Beauty Products. Their win was announced at the Shine and Social event put on by Jennifer Ivanov of Super Chic Lacquer.</p>

Ashley and Nate Sorensen of Emerald & Ash won an ad in NAILS thanks to Wonder Beauty Products. Their win was announced at the Shine and Social event put on by Jennifer Ivanov of Super Chic Lacquer.

<p>An up-close look at Janice and Dawn's Vegas-ready Minx nails.</p>

An up-close look at Janice and Dawn's Vegas-ready Minx nails.

<p>All the ladies at NAILS love Steven Tyler!</p>

All the ladies at NAILS love Steven Tyler!

<p>Essie's Kim Tucker</p>

Essie's Kim Tucker

<p>Essie's Leena Jain shows off the artistic possibilities of the new <a href="http://www.nailsmag.com/video/111520/abstract-floral-nail-art-essie-silk-watercolors">Watercolor collection</a>.</p>

Essie's Leena Jain shows off the artistic possibilities of the new Watercolor collection.

<p>The Daily Nail's junk food inspired manicure caught our eye on the show floor.</p>

The Daily Nail's junk food inspired manicure caught our eye on the show floor.

<p>Vietnamese-American actress Kieu Chinh (center) poses with CND's Jan Arnold (left) and BCL President Lynelle Lynch (right) at the BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program donor reception.<em> Image courtesy of CND.</em></p>

Vietnamese-American actress Kieu Chinh (center) poses with CND's Jan Arnold (left) and BCL President Lynelle Lynch (right) at the BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program donor reception. Image courtesy of CND.

<p>Vietnamese-American actress, Kieu Chinh, poses with CND&rsquo;s loyal Vietnamese-American distributors from across the U.S. who have donated to the BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. <em>Image courtesy of CND.</em></p>

Vietnamese-American actress, Kieu Chinh, poses with CND’s loyal Vietnamese-American distributors from across the U.S. who have donated to the BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. Image courtesy of CND.

<p>The dynamic duo behind K.B. Shimmer.</p>

The dynamic duo behind K.B. Shimmer.

<p>NAILS' Mary Baughman enjoyed seeing the upcoming collections from Jessica's Haley Marcus.</p>

NAILS' Mary Baughman enjoyed seeing the upcoming collections from Jessica's Haley Marcus.

<p>Essie's Gino Trunzo shows off his blinged out Essie jacekt.</p>

Essie's Gino Trunzo shows off his blinged out Essie jacekt.

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay congratulates Minx's Dawn Lynch-Goodwin and Janice Jordan on the company's re-Minxed website.</p>

NAILS' Beth Livesay congratulates Minx's Dawn Lynch-Goodwin and Janice Jordan on the company's re-Minxed website.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; VP of sales Felicia Jayes is surrounded by buyers and distributors wanting to know what&rsquo;s new with the company&rsquo;s Caption line.</p>

Young Nails’ VP of sales Felicia Jayes is surrounded by buyers and distributors wanting to know what’s new with the company’s Caption line.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo is never still at Cosmoprof &mdash; or anywhere else for that matter. He mugs for the camera while brother Habib chats with a distributor.</p>

Young Nails’ Greg Salo is never still at Cosmoprof — or anywhere else for that matter. He mugs for the camera while brother Habib chats with a distributor.

<p>Orly&rsquo;s John Galea and Erika Kotite are dwarfed by the company&rsquo;s Epix backdrop. The company is celebrating its 40th year with some great new products and events.</p>

Orly’s John Galea and Erika Kotite are dwarfed by the company’s Epix backdrop. The company is celebrating its 40th year with some great new products and events.

<p>OPI&rsquo;s team meets with the NAILS team over a rare lunch break to talk about some exciting new developments for the year ahead: OPI&rsquo;s Michelle Rodriguez, NAILS&rsquo; Michelle Mullen, OPI&rsquo;s Rebecca Brown, NAILS&rsquo; Erika Kotite, NAILS&rsquo; Beth Livesay, OPI&rsquo;s Mary Burns, and OPI&rsquo;s Dana Sarbeck.</p>

OPI’s team meets with the NAILS team over a rare lunch break to talk about some exciting new developments for the year ahead: OPI’s Michelle Rodriguez, NAILS’ Michelle Mullen, OPI’s Rebecca Brown, NAILS’ Erika Kotite, NAILS’ Beth Livesay, OPI’s Mary Burns, and OPI’s Dana Sarbeck.

<p>A bright yellow Lamborghini at the Odyssey Nail booth stopped traffic and focused attention on its MetalGel and Hydro Gel collections.</p>

A bright yellow Lamborghini at the Odyssey Nail booth stopped traffic and focused attention on its MetalGel and Hydro Gel collections.

<p>Beauty blogger Dawn McCoy, standing next to the NAILS reporters on the NAHA red carpet, shows off her gold glitter manicure.</p>

Beauty blogger Dawn McCoy, standing next to the NAILS reporters on the NAHA red carpet, shows off her gold glitter manicure.

<p>Brad Goreski hosted this year&rsquo;s North American Hairstyling Awards. The famous celebrity stylist paused to tell NAILS, &ldquo;You don&rsquo;t have the complete outfit until you&rsquo;ve got the nails.&rdquo;</p>

Brad Goreski hosted this year’s North American Hairstyling Awards. The famous celebrity stylist paused to tell NAILS, “You don’t have the complete outfit until you’ve got the nails.”

<p>Morgan Taylor's Taylor Daniel and Morgan Haile took a break from discussing their Urban Cowgirl collection to pose with Danny Haile, NAILS' Beth Livesay and Erika Kotite.</p>

Morgan Taylor's Taylor Daniel and Morgan Haile took a break from discussing their Urban Cowgirl collection to pose with Danny Haile, NAILS' Beth Livesay and Erika Kotite.

<p>Light Elegance's Jim McConnell, Lezlie McConnell, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan talked about the company's new Lexy Line with NAILS' Beth Livesay (center).</p>

Light Elegance's Jim McConnell, Lezlie McConnell, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan talked about the company's new Lexy Line with NAILS' Beth Livesay (center).

<p>Tina and Patrick Gilbert of LCN discussed the brand's Barefoot success and return to anti-aging treatments.</p>

Tina and Patrick Gilbert of LCN discussed the brand's Barefoot success and return to anti-aging treatments.

<p>Beth Lewis, Haley Marcus, Donna Wilton, Kris Ruffian, Jessica Vartoughian, Trista Caruso, and Ilene Richkind enjoyed drinks at Jessica Cosmetics' cocktail reception at Border Grill.&nbsp;</p>

Beth Lewis, Haley Marcus, Donna Wilton, Kris Ruffian, Jessica Vartoughian, Trista Caruso, and Ilene Richkind enjoyed drinks at Jessica Cosmetics' cocktail reception at Border Grill. 

<p>IndieGirl's Heather Flores, Christina Flint, Natalie De Witte, and Rhonda Tooker show off their nail tip necklace made of over 250 tips, all painted with less than a single bottle of IndieGirl gel-polish.</p>

IndieGirl's Heather Flores, Christina Flint, Natalie De Witte, and Rhonda Tooker show off their nail tip necklace made of over 250 tips, all painted with less than a single bottle of IndieGirl gel-polish.

<p>Jill Rehm-Craine of Glisten and Glow&nbsp; along with NAILS' Beth Livesay, and fellow indie polish designers Missi Barry (of Different Dimension) and Sara Casey (of Cupcake Polish).</p>

Jill Rehm-Craine of Glisten and Glow  along with NAILS' Beth Livesay, and fellow indie polish designers Missi Barry (of Different Dimension) and Sara Casey (of Cupcake Polish).

<p>Gino Trunzo's Essie manicure goes perfectly with his Apple Watch display.</p>

Gino Trunzo's Essie manicure goes perfectly with his Apple Watch display.

<p>Gel II persuaded Steven Tyler and Britney Spears (or at least convincing facsimiles) to pose with visitors at their booth.</p>

Gel II persuaded Steven Tyler and Britney Spears (or at least convincing facsimiles) to pose with visitors at their booth.

<p>NAILS' Michelle Mullen enjoys an Essie watercolor manicure from Kelcey Haque.</p>

NAILS' Michelle Mullen enjoys an Essie watercolor manicure from Kelcey Haque.

<p>Robert Nguyen's stand in at the Color Club booth.</p>

Robert Nguyen's stand in at the Color Club booth.

<p>BlueCo Brands&rsquo; director of education Leslie Roste shares some news about product packaging and her sanitation lecture schedule with NAILS&rsquo; and VietSALON&rsquo;s Mary Baughman.</p>

BlueCo Brands’ director of education Leslie Roste shares some news about product packaging and her sanitation lecture schedule with NAILS’ and VietSALON’s Mary Baughman.

<p>The Bio Creative Labs booth was bursting with exciting new products including BCL Spa, a line of scrubs made with crushed rice and other natural ingredients.</p>

The Bio Creative Labs booth was bursting with exciting new products including BCL Spa, a line of scrubs made with crushed rice and other natural ingredients.

<p>AmericaNails&rsquo; Paige Kerzner, Stephen Woolsey, and Peter Chow launched a super bright, super sleek LED task light at the show.</p>

AmericaNails’ Paige Kerzner, Stephen Woolsey, and Peter Chow launched a super bright, super sleek LED task light at the show.

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay (left) and Shannon Rahn (right) stopped by American Dawn's suite party to chat with Ron Kathari.</p>

NAILS' Beth Livesay (left) and Shannon Rahn (right) stopped by American Dawn's suite party to chat with Ron Kathari.

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<p>VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Odyssey Nail Systems' Vannie Luu</p>
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VietSALON managing editor Anh Tran and Odyssey Nail Systems' Vannie Luu

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<p>Ashley and Nate Sorensen of Emerald &amp; Ash won an ad in NAILS thanks to Wonder Beauty Products. Their win was announced at the Shine and Social event put on by Jennifer Ivanov of Super Chic Lacquer.</p>
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Ashley and Nate Sorensen of Emerald & Ash won an ad in NAILS thanks to Wonder Beauty Products. Their win was announced at the Shine and Social event put on by Jennifer Ivanov of Super Chic Lacquer.

<p>An up-close look at Janice and Dawn's Vegas-ready Minx nails.</p>
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An up-close look at Janice and Dawn's Vegas-ready Minx nails.

<p>All the ladies at NAILS love Steven Tyler!</p>
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All the ladies at NAILS love Steven Tyler!

<p>Essie's Kim Tucker</p>
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Essie's Kim Tucker

<p>Essie's Leena Jain shows off the artistic possibilities of the new <a href="http://www.nailsmag.com/video/111520/abstract-floral-nail-art-essie-silk-watercolors">Watercolor collection</a>.</p>
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Essie's Leena Jain shows off the artistic possibilities of the new Watercolor collection.

<p>The Daily Nail's junk food inspired manicure caught our eye on the show floor.</p>
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The Daily Nail's junk food inspired manicure caught our eye on the show floor.

<p>Vietnamese-American actress Kieu Chinh (center) poses with CND's Jan Arnold (left) and BCL President Lynelle Lynch (right) at the BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program donor reception.<em> Image courtesy of CND.</em></p>
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Vietnamese-American actress Kieu Chinh (center) poses with CND's Jan Arnold (left) and BCL President Lynelle Lynch (right) at the BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program donor reception. Image courtesy of CND.

<p>Vietnamese-American actress, Kieu Chinh, poses with CND&rsquo;s loyal Vietnamese-American distributors from across the U.S. who have donated to the BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. <em>Image courtesy of CND.</em></p>
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Vietnamese-American actress, Kieu Chinh, poses with CND’s loyal Vietnamese-American distributors from across the U.S. who have donated to the BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. Image courtesy of CND.

<p>The dynamic duo behind K.B. Shimmer.</p>
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The dynamic duo behind K.B. Shimmer.

<p>NAILS' Mary Baughman enjoyed seeing the upcoming collections from Jessica's Haley Marcus.</p>
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NAILS' Mary Baughman enjoyed seeing the upcoming collections from Jessica's Haley Marcus.

<p>Essie's Gino Trunzo shows off his blinged out Essie jacekt.</p>
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Essie's Gino Trunzo shows off his blinged out Essie jacekt.

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay congratulates Minx's Dawn Lynch-Goodwin and Janice Jordan on the company's re-Minxed website.</p>
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NAILS' Beth Livesay congratulates Minx's Dawn Lynch-Goodwin and Janice Jordan on the company's re-Minxed website.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; VP of sales Felicia Jayes is surrounded by buyers and distributors wanting to know what&rsquo;s new with the company&rsquo;s Caption line.</p>
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Young Nails’ VP of sales Felicia Jayes is surrounded by buyers and distributors wanting to know what’s new with the company’s Caption line.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo is never still at Cosmoprof &mdash; or anywhere else for that matter. He mugs for the camera while brother Habib chats with a distributor.</p>
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Young Nails’ Greg Salo is never still at Cosmoprof — or anywhere else for that matter. He mugs for the camera while brother Habib chats with a distributor.

<p>Orly&rsquo;s John Galea and Erika Kotite are dwarfed by the company&rsquo;s Epix backdrop. The company is celebrating its 40th year with some great new products and events.</p>
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Orly’s John Galea and Erika Kotite are dwarfed by the company’s Epix backdrop. The company is celebrating its 40th year with some great new products and events.

<p>OPI&rsquo;s team meets with the NAILS team over a rare lunch break to talk about some exciting new developments for the year ahead: OPI&rsquo;s Michelle Rodriguez, NAILS&rsquo; Michelle Mullen, OPI&rsquo;s Rebecca Brown, NAILS&rsquo; Erika Kotite, NAILS&rsquo; Beth Livesay, OPI&rsquo;s Mary Burns, and OPI&rsquo;s Dana Sarbeck.</p>
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OPI’s team meets with the NAILS team over a rare lunch break to talk about some exciting new developments for the year ahead: OPI’s Michelle Rodriguez, NAILS’ Michelle Mullen, OPI’s Rebecca Brown, NAILS’ Erika Kotite, NAILS’ Beth Livesay, OPI’s Mary Burns, and OPI’s Dana Sarbeck.

<p>A bright yellow Lamborghini at the Odyssey Nail booth stopped traffic and focused attention on its MetalGel and Hydro Gel collections.</p>
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A bright yellow Lamborghini at the Odyssey Nail booth stopped traffic and focused attention on its MetalGel and Hydro Gel collections.

<p>Beauty blogger Dawn McCoy, standing next to the NAILS reporters on the NAHA red carpet, shows off her gold glitter manicure.</p>
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Beauty blogger Dawn McCoy, standing next to the NAILS reporters on the NAHA red carpet, shows off her gold glitter manicure.

<p>Brad Goreski hosted this year&rsquo;s North American Hairstyling Awards. The famous celebrity stylist paused to tell NAILS, &ldquo;You don&rsquo;t have the complete outfit until you&rsquo;ve got the nails.&rdquo;</p>
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Brad Goreski hosted this year’s North American Hairstyling Awards. The famous celebrity stylist paused to tell NAILS, “You don’t have the complete outfit until you’ve got the nails.”

<p>Morgan Taylor's Taylor Daniel and Morgan Haile took a break from discussing their Urban Cowgirl collection to pose with Danny Haile, NAILS' Beth Livesay and Erika Kotite.</p>
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Morgan Taylor's Taylor Daniel and Morgan Haile took a break from discussing their Urban Cowgirl collection to pose with Danny Haile, NAILS' Beth Livesay and Erika Kotite.

<p>Light Elegance's Jim McConnell, Lezlie McConnell, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan talked about the company's new Lexy Line with NAILS' Beth Livesay (center).</p>
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Light Elegance's Jim McConnell, Lezlie McConnell, Lexy McLellan, and Joseph McLellan talked about the company's new Lexy Line with NAILS' Beth Livesay (center).

<p>Tina and Patrick Gilbert of LCN discussed the brand's Barefoot success and return to anti-aging treatments.</p>
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Tina and Patrick Gilbert of LCN discussed the brand's Barefoot success and return to anti-aging treatments.

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<p>Beth Lewis, Haley Marcus, Donna Wilton, Kris Ruffian, Jessica Vartoughian, Trista Caruso, and Ilene Richkind enjoyed drinks at Jessica Cosmetics' cocktail reception at Border Grill.&nbsp;</p>
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Beth Lewis, Haley Marcus, Donna Wilton, Kris Ruffian, Jessica Vartoughian, Trista Caruso, and Ilene Richkind enjoyed drinks at Jessica Cosmetics' cocktail reception at Border Grill. 

<p>IndieGirl's Heather Flores, Christina Flint, Natalie De Witte, and Rhonda Tooker show off their nail tip necklace made of over 250 tips, all painted with less than a single bottle of IndieGirl gel-polish.</p>
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IndieGirl's Heather Flores, Christina Flint, Natalie De Witte, and Rhonda Tooker show off their nail tip necklace made of over 250 tips, all painted with less than a single bottle of IndieGirl gel-polish.

<p>Jill Rehm-Craine of Glisten and Glow&nbsp; along with NAILS' Beth Livesay, and fellow indie polish designers Missi Barry (of Different Dimension) and Sara Casey (of Cupcake Polish).</p>
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Jill Rehm-Craine of Glisten and Glow  along with NAILS' Beth Livesay, and fellow indie polish designers Missi Barry (of Different Dimension) and Sara Casey (of Cupcake Polish).

<p>Gino Trunzo's Essie manicure goes perfectly with his Apple Watch display.</p>
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Gino Trunzo's Essie manicure goes perfectly with his Apple Watch display.

<p>Gel II persuaded Steven Tyler and Britney Spears (or at least convincing facsimiles) to pose with visitors at their booth.</p>
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Gel II persuaded Steven Tyler and Britney Spears (or at least convincing facsimiles) to pose with visitors at their booth.

<p>NAILS' Michelle Mullen enjoys an Essie watercolor manicure from Kelcey Haque.</p>
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NAILS' Michelle Mullen enjoys an Essie watercolor manicure from Kelcey Haque.

<p>Robert Nguyen's stand in at the Color Club booth.</p>
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Robert Nguyen's stand in at the Color Club booth.

<p>BlueCo Brands&rsquo; director of education Leslie Roste shares some news about product packaging and her sanitation lecture schedule with NAILS&rsquo; and VietSALON&rsquo;s Mary Baughman.</p>
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BlueCo Brands’ director of education Leslie Roste shares some news about product packaging and her sanitation lecture schedule with NAILS’ and VietSALON’s Mary Baughman.

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<p>The Bio Creative Labs booth was bursting with exciting new products including BCL Spa, a line of scrubs made with crushed rice and other natural ingredients.</p>
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The Bio Creative Labs booth was bursting with exciting new products including BCL Spa, a line of scrubs made with crushed rice and other natural ingredients.

<p>AmericaNails&rsquo; Paige Kerzner, Stephen Woolsey, and Peter Chow launched a super bright, super sleek LED task light at the show.</p>
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AmericaNails’ Paige Kerzner, Stephen Woolsey, and Peter Chow launched a super bright, super sleek LED task light at the show.

<p>NAILS' Beth Livesay (left) and Shannon Rahn (right) stopped by American Dawn's suite party to chat with Ron Kathari.</p>
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NAILS' Beth Livesay (left) and Shannon Rahn (right) stopped by American Dawn's suite party to chat with Ron Kathari.

1,017 exhibitors and 30,000 attendees experienced the high energy that Cosmoprof North America serves up consistently year after year. Both new and established companies gained new distributors and had three appointment-packed days to present brand new products that will be on shelves, in salons, and on polish walls in 2016.

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