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Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Awards Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage

by NLS Staff | April 6, 2015
<p>Close up of the nails created by NAILS NTNA winner Lavette Cephus.</p>

Close up of the nails created by NAILS NTNA winner Lavette Cephus.

<p>Ashley Craig's nail creation</p>

Ashley Craig's nail creation

<p>Nail looks by Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig were urban and avant garde.</p>

Nail looks by Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig were urban and avant garde.

<p>NEXTGEN nail artists Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig with their models and CND's Jan Arnold and mentors Shelena Robinson and Amanda Fontanarrosa.</p>

NEXTGEN nail artists Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig with their models and CND's Jan Arnold and mentors Shelena Robinson and Amanda Fontanarrosa.

<p>In addition to the nail-focused looks, CND techs also pitched in to create complementary nail looks for some of the hair sponsors.</p>

In addition to the nail-focused looks, CND techs also pitched in to create complementary nail looks for some of the hair sponsors.

<p>NAILS Michelle Mullen and Hannah Lee with Cosmetologists Chicago president Denise Provenzano, BCL president Lynelle Lynch and Pivot Point chairman/CEO Robert Passage.</p>

NAILS Michelle Mullen and Hannah Lee with Cosmetologists Chicago president Denise Provenzano, BCL president Lynelle Lynch and Pivot Point chairman/CEO Robert Passage.

<p>Beauty Changes Lives president Lynelle Lynch presents the Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage to his wife Lenie and his son Robert Passage.</p>

Beauty Changes Lives president Lynelle Lynch presents the Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage to his wife Lenie and his son Robert Passage.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee was excited to see NAILS Next Top Nail Artist winner Lavette Cephus.</p>

NAILS editor Hannah Lee was excited to see NAILS Next Top Nail Artist winner Lavette Cephus.

<p>CND's Jan Arnold and NAILS editor Hannah Lee are proud to support the next generation of nail industry superstars.</p>

CND's Jan Arnold and NAILS editor Hannah Lee are proud to support the next generation of nail industry superstars.

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<p>Close up of the nails created by NAILS NTNA winner Lavette Cephus.</p>
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Close up of the nails created by NAILS NTNA winner Lavette Cephus.

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<p>Ashley Craig's nail creation</p>
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Ashley Craig's nail creation

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<p>Nail looks by Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig were urban and avant garde.</p>
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Nail looks by Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig were urban and avant garde.

<p>NEXTGEN nail artists Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig with their models and CND's Jan Arnold and mentors Shelena Robinson and Amanda Fontanarrosa.</p>
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NEXTGEN nail artists Lavette Cephus, Heather Davis, and Ashley Craig with their models and CND's Jan Arnold and mentors Shelena Robinson and Amanda Fontanarrosa.

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<p>In addition to the nail-focused looks, CND techs also pitched in to create complementary nail looks for some of the hair sponsors.</p>
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In addition to the nail-focused looks, CND techs also pitched in to create complementary nail looks for some of the hair sponsors.

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<p>NAILS Michelle Mullen and Hannah Lee with Cosmetologists Chicago president Denise Provenzano, BCL president Lynelle Lynch and Pivot Point chairman/CEO Robert Passage.</p>
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NAILS Michelle Mullen and Hannah Lee with Cosmetologists Chicago president Denise Provenzano, BCL president Lynelle Lynch and Pivot Point chairman/CEO Robert Passage.

<p>Beauty Changes Lives president Lynelle Lynch presents the Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage to his wife Lenie and his son Robert Passage.</p>
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Beauty Changes Lives president Lynelle Lynch presents the Legacy Award honoring Leo Passage to his wife Lenie and his son Robert Passage.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee was excited to see NAILS Next Top Nail Artist winner Lavette Cephus.</p>
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NAILS editor Hannah Lee was excited to see NAILS Next Top Nail Artist winner Lavette Cephus.

<p>CND's Jan Arnold and NAILS editor Hannah Lee are proud to support the next generation of nail industry superstars.</p>
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CND's Jan Arnold and NAILS editor Hannah Lee are proud to support the next generation of nail industry superstars.

On Saturday, March 21, the beauty industry united to posthumously honor Pivot Point International’s founder Leo Passage. The hairstylist and cosmetology school founder was an advocate for continuing education and he was selected by Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) to receive this year’s Legacy Award for revolutionizing the business of beauty education.

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