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NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Photobooth

by Staff Writer | January 29, 2014
<p>The NAILS team: (back row, left to right) web producer Jonathan Chang, group publisher Cyndy Drummey, publisher Michelle Mullen, editor Hannah Lee, production manager Carla Benavidez, contributing writer Sree Roy, senior editor Beth Livesay, assistant editor Brittni Rubin, (front row, left to right) art director Danielle Parisi, and VietSalon editor and graphic designer Kim Pham</p>
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The NAILS team: (back row, left to right) web producer Jonathan Chang, group publisher Cyndy Drummey, publisher Michelle Mullen, editor Hannah Lee, production manager Carla Benavidez, contributing writer Sree Roy, senior editor Beth Livesay, assistant editor Brittni Rubin, (front row, left to right) art director Danielle Parisi, and VietSalon editor and graphic designer Kim Pham

<p>Lexor's Jennifer Nguyen</p>
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Lexor's Jennifer Nguyen

<p>Gary and Kathy Weltman</p>
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Gary and Kathy Weltman

<p>Pam Rolland, Matt Wright, Buddy Sims, Terri Sims, and Tim Sims</p>
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Pam Rolland, Matt Wright, Buddy Sims, Terri Sims, and Tim Sims

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<p>NAILS Next Top Nail Artist top three: Buddy Sims, Lauren Wireman, and Ryoko Garcia</p>
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NAILS Next Top Nail Artist top three: Buddy Sims, Lauren Wireman, and Ryoko Garcia

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<p>Lauren Wireman, Israele Wireman, and Jamie Wireman</p>
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Lauren Wireman, Israele Wireman, and Jamie Wireman

<p>Jeff Pink (founder of Orly), Elsbeth Schuetz, and John Galea</p>
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Jeff Pink (founder of Orly), Elsbeth Schuetz, and John Galea

<p>The Dashing Diva team: Peggy Bellafiore, Mary Jo Zwirowski, So Yong Yu, and Cindy Atkins</p>
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The Dashing Diva team: Peggy Bellafiore, Mary Jo Zwirowski, So Yong Yu, and Cindy Atkins

<p>Tom Ho, Ann Chang, and Kim Pham</p>
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Tom Ho, Ann Chang, and Kim Pham

<p>Janice Jordan, Maisie Dunbar, Dawn Lynch-Goodwin</p>
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Janice Jordan, Maisie Dunbar, Dawn Lynch-Goodwin

<p>Bria, Lexi, Jennifer, and Michael Martone</p>
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Bria, Lexi, Jennifer, and Michael Martone

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<p>Gelish's MaeLing Parrish, Gari-Dawn Tingler, Jorge Ruvalcaba, Vanessa WIlloughby, Jacqueline Flogelund, and Ellie Williams</p>
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Gelish's MaeLing Parrish, Gari-Dawn Tingler, Jorge Ruvalcaba, Vanessa WIlloughby, Jacqueline Flogelund, and Ellie Williams

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<p>Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Braden Jahr, and AthenA Elliott</p>
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Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Braden Jahr, and AthenA Elliott

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<p>Beth Livesay and Sherri Traweek</p>
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Beth Livesay and Sherri Traweek

<p>Ryoko Garcia and Danielle Penn</p>
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Ryoko Garcia and Danielle Penn

<p>Ryoko Garcia and Alecia Mounixay</p>
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Ryoko Garcia and Alecia Mounixay

<p>Alecia Mounixay and Sherri Traweek</p>
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Alecia Mounixay and Sherri Traweek

<p>Doug Schoon</p>
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Doug Schoon

<p>Gel II's Meagan Eaton, Ancy Mendolia, Tara Robinson, and Alena Clark</p>
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Gel II's Meagan Eaton, Ancy Mendolia, Tara Robinson, and Alena Clark

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<p>Blossom Beauty Lounge's Tin Tin Bui, NAILS Hannah Lee, Blossom owner Cammy Nguyen, Nicole Goodwin, Brian Tran, and Shiloh Kitchen</p>
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Blossom Beauty Lounge's Tin Tin Bui, NAILS Hannah Lee, Blossom owner Cammy Nguyen, Nicole Goodwin, Brian Tran, and Shiloh Kitchen

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<p>Hannah Lee, Kupa's Robert Arthur, Ann Chang, Kim Pham, and Tom Ho</p>
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Hannah Lee, Kupa's Robert Arthur, Ann Chang, Kim Pham, and Tom Ho

<p>Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, and Leslie Randall from Entity</p>
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Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, and Leslie Randall from Entity

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<p>Yuliya Normand, Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, Leslie Randall, and Roxanne Nguyen</p>
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Yuliya Normand, Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, Leslie Randall, and Roxanne Nguyen

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<p>Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Victoria, Zegarelli, and Temeka Jackson</p>
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Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Victoria, Zegarelli, and Temeka Jackson

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<p>Seven of the top 12 with NAILS Hannah Lee: Julie Ventura, Buddy Sims, Victoria Zegarelli, Ryoko Garcia, Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Temeka Jackson, and CND's Jan Arnold</p>
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Seven of the top 12 with NAILS Hannah Lee: Julie Ventura, Buddy Sims, Victoria Zegarelli, Ryoko Garcia, Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Temeka Jackson, and CND's Jan Arnold

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<p>Beth Livesay, Holly Schippers, Tracy Rubert, and Brittni Rubin</p>
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Beth Livesay, Holly Schippers, Tracy Rubert, and Brittni Rubin

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<p>Kandi Banks</p>
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Kandi Banks

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<p>Shannon Rahn, Robert Arthur, Michelle Mullen, and Ron Kothari</p>
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Shannon Rahn, Robert Arthur, Michelle Mullen, and Ron Kothari

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<p>Cyndy Drummey and Eastern sales manager Mary Baughman</p>
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Cyndy Drummey and Eastern sales manager Mary Baughman

<p>The NAILS team gets serious: Jonathan Chang, Cyndy Drummey, Michelle Mullen, Beth Livesay, Brittni Rubin, Shannon Rahn, Yuiko Sugino, Mary Baughman, Carla Benavidez, Danielle Parisi, Kim Pham, and Hannah Lee</p>
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The NAILS team gets serious: Jonathan Chang, Cyndy Drummey, Michelle Mullen, Beth Livesay, Brittni Rubin, Shannon Rahn, Yuiko Sugino, Mary Baughman, Carla Benavidez, Danielle Parisi, Kim Pham, and Hannah Lee

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<p>The winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist: Ryoko Garcia</p>
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The winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist: Ryoko Garcia

<p>The NAILS team: (back row, left to right) web producer Jonathan Chang, group publisher Cyndy Drummey, publisher Michelle Mullen, editor Hannah Lee, production manager Carla Benavidez, contributing writer Sree Roy, senior editor Beth Livesay, assistant editor Brittni Rubin, (front row, left to right) art director Danielle Parisi, and VietSalon editor and graphic designer Kim Pham</p>
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The NAILS team: (back row, left to right) web producer Jonathan Chang, group publisher Cyndy Drummey, publisher Michelle Mullen, editor Hannah Lee, production manager Carla Benavidez, contributing writer Sree Roy, senior editor Beth Livesay, assistant editor Brittni Rubin, (front row, left to right) art director Danielle Parisi, and VietSalon editor and graphic designer Kim Pham

<p>Lexor's Jennifer Nguyen</p>
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Lexor's Jennifer Nguyen

<p>Gary and Kathy Weltman</p>
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Gary and Kathy Weltman

<p>Pam Rolland, Matt Wright, Buddy Sims, Terri Sims, and Tim Sims</p>
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Pam Rolland, Matt Wright, Buddy Sims, Terri Sims, and Tim Sims

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<p>NAILS Next Top Nail Artist top three: Buddy Sims, Lauren Wireman, and Ryoko Garcia</p>
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NAILS Next Top Nail Artist top three: Buddy Sims, Lauren Wireman, and Ryoko Garcia

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<p>Lauren Wireman, Israele Wireman, and Jamie Wireman</p>
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Lauren Wireman, Israele Wireman, and Jamie Wireman

<p>Jeff Pink (founder of Orly), Elsbeth Schuetz, and John Galea</p>
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Jeff Pink (founder of Orly), Elsbeth Schuetz, and John Galea

<p>The Dashing Diva team: Peggy Bellafiore, Mary Jo Zwirowski, So Yong Yu, and Cindy Atkins</p>
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The Dashing Diva team: Peggy Bellafiore, Mary Jo Zwirowski, So Yong Yu, and Cindy Atkins

<p>Tom Ho, Ann Chang, and Kim Pham</p>
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Tom Ho, Ann Chang, and Kim Pham

<p>Janice Jordan, Maisie Dunbar, Dawn Lynch-Goodwin</p>
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Janice Jordan, Maisie Dunbar, Dawn Lynch-Goodwin

<p>Bria, Lexi, Jennifer, and Michael Martone</p>
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Bria, Lexi, Jennifer, and Michael Martone

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<p>Gelish's MaeLing Parrish, Gari-Dawn Tingler, Jorge Ruvalcaba, Vanessa WIlloughby, Jacqueline Flogelund, and Ellie Williams</p>
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Gelish's MaeLing Parrish, Gari-Dawn Tingler, Jorge Ruvalcaba, Vanessa WIlloughby, Jacqueline Flogelund, and Ellie Williams

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<p>Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Braden Jahr, and AthenA Elliott</p>
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Nail Talk Radio's Ellen Torchia, Braden Jahr, and AthenA Elliott

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<p>Beth Livesay and Sherri Traweek</p>
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Beth Livesay and Sherri Traweek

<p>Ryoko Garcia and Danielle Penn</p>
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Ryoko Garcia and Danielle Penn

<p>Ryoko Garcia and Alecia Mounixay</p>
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Ryoko Garcia and Alecia Mounixay

<p>Alecia Mounixay and Sherri Traweek</p>
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Alecia Mounixay and Sherri Traweek

<p>Doug Schoon</p>
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Doug Schoon

<p>Gel II's Meagan Eaton, Ancy Mendolia, Tara Robinson, and Alena Clark</p>
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Gel II's Meagan Eaton, Ancy Mendolia, Tara Robinson, and Alena Clark

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<p>Blossom Beauty Lounge's Tin Tin Bui, NAILS Hannah Lee, Blossom owner Cammy Nguyen, Nicole Goodwin, Brian Tran, and Shiloh Kitchen</p>
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Blossom Beauty Lounge's Tin Tin Bui, NAILS Hannah Lee, Blossom owner Cammy Nguyen, Nicole Goodwin, Brian Tran, and Shiloh Kitchen

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<p>Hannah Lee, Kupa's Robert Arthur, Ann Chang, Kim Pham, and Tom Ho</p>
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Hannah Lee, Kupa's Robert Arthur, Ann Chang, Kim Pham, and Tom Ho

<p>Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, and Leslie Randall from Entity</p>
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Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, and Leslie Randall from Entity

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<p>Yuliya Normand, Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, Leslie Randall, and Roxanne Nguyen</p>
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Yuliya Normand, Diep Nguyen, John Hauk, Leslie Randall, and Roxanne Nguyen

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<p>Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Victoria, Zegarelli, and Temeka Jackson</p>
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Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Victoria, Zegarelli, and Temeka Jackson

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<p>Seven of the top 12 with NAILS Hannah Lee: Julie Ventura, Buddy Sims, Victoria Zegarelli, Ryoko Garcia, Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Temeka Jackson, and CND's Jan Arnold</p>
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Seven of the top 12 with NAILS Hannah Lee: Julie Ventura, Buddy Sims, Victoria Zegarelli, Ryoko Garcia, Lauren Wireman, Lexi Martone, Temeka Jackson, and CND's Jan Arnold

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<p>Beth Livesay, Holly Schippers, Tracy Rubert, and Brittni Rubin</p>
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Beth Livesay, Holly Schippers, Tracy Rubert, and Brittni Rubin

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<p>Kandi Banks</p>
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Kandi Banks

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<p>Shannon Rahn, Robert Arthur, Michelle Mullen, and Ron Kothari</p>
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Shannon Rahn, Robert Arthur, Michelle Mullen, and Ron Kothari

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<p>Cyndy Drummey and Eastern sales manager Mary Baughman</p>
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Cyndy Drummey and Eastern sales manager Mary Baughman

<p>The NAILS team gets serious: Jonathan Chang, Cyndy Drummey, Michelle Mullen, Beth Livesay, Brittni Rubin, Shannon Rahn, Yuiko Sugino, Mary Baughman, Carla Benavidez, Danielle Parisi, Kim Pham, and Hannah Lee</p>
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The NAILS team gets serious: Jonathan Chang, Cyndy Drummey, Michelle Mullen, Beth Livesay, Brittni Rubin, Shannon Rahn, Yuiko Sugino, Mary Baughman, Carla Benavidez, Danielle Parisi, Kim Pham, and Hannah Lee

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<p>The winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist: Ryoko Garcia</p>
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The winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist: Ryoko Garcia

Check out these photos of our guests at the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist finale party, held on Jan. 26, Sunday night at Café Sevilla in Long Beach, Calif.

Click here to see a photo gallery from ISSE Long Beach.

Click here to see what we spotted on nail techs' own nails at the show.

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