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IBS Las Vegas 2013

by NLS Staff | July 25, 2013
<p>The Empoer Nail Art team showed off the power of nail art at their popular booth.</p>
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The Empoer Nail Art team showed off the power of nail art at their popular booth.

<p>Nail competitors Yuuske Terasaki, Mayumi Hase, and Kyoko Amemiya are ready to nail the competition.</p>
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Nail competitors Yuuske Terasaki, Mayumi Hase, and Kyoko Amemiya are ready to nail the competition.

<p>The ladies of NSI sure know how to strike a pose.</p>
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The ladies of NSI sure know how to strike a pose.

<p>Le Chat's Yvette Pitt and Gina Dominguez are happy to be on the show floor.</p>
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Le Chat's Yvette Pitt and Gina Dominguez are happy to be on the show floor.

<p>Breeanne Christiansen of Young Nails gives glitter pedicures that girls went crazy over.</p>
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Breeanne Christiansen of Young Nails gives glitter pedicures that girls went crazy over.

<p>Adela Munoz had fun painting with the Couture de Minnie collection at OPI&rsquo;s booth.</p>
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Adela Munoz had fun painting with the Couture de Minnie collection at OPI’s booth.

<p>Nail Labo&rsquo;s Jimmy Nguyen, Yoko Ohno, and Max Estrada greeted show attendees with style.</p>
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Nail Labo’s Jimmy Nguyen, Yoko Ohno, and Max Estrada greeted show attendees with style.

<p>Morgan Haile and Taylor Daniel pose with their eponymous nail polish line.</p>
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Morgan Haile and Taylor Daniel pose with their eponymous nail polish line.

<p>Janice Jordan and Dawn Lynch-Goodwin show off their nails as an attendee gets Minxed by Lisa Delegge.</p>
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Janice Jordan and Dawn Lynch-Goodwin show off their nails as an attendee gets Minxed by Lisa Delegge.

<p>Light Elegance&rsquo;s Darcy Olin shares laughs and techniques with Phuong Tran and Tommy Kim.</p>
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Light Elegance’s Darcy Olin shares laughs and techniques with Phuong Tran and Tommy Kim.

<p>Artist Kelley Ramirez poses against one of her pieces, which took over 300 bottles of nail polish to complete.</p>
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Artist Kelley Ramirez poses against one of her pieces, which took over 300 bottles of nail polish to complete.

<p>Jessica Cosmetics&rsquo; Talin Tamamian,&nbsp; Peter Sarkissian, and Anie Mardirosian showed attendees the company&rsquo;s newest products in their stylish booth.</p>
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Jessica Cosmetics’ Talin Tamamian,  Peter Sarkissian, and Anie Mardirosian showed attendees the company’s newest products in their stylish booth.

<p>Kaity Harmon, Niki Haken, Scott Haken, and Luke Harmon promoted the Nail Magic nail hardener and conditioner that has been around since 1960.</p>
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Kaity Harmon, Niki Haken, Scott Haken, and Luke Harmon promoted the Nail Magic nail hardener and conditioner that has been around since 1960.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo is always excited to share his nail skills.</p>
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Young Nails’ Greg Salo is always excited to share his nail skills.

<p>Alessandro&rsquo;s Christina Rivera demoed products while her husband helped attendees better understand the company&rsquo;s brand, which is new to the U.S. market.</p>
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Alessandro’s Christina Rivera demoed products while her husband helped attendees better understand the company’s brand, which is new to the U.S. market.

<p>MaeLing Parrish, Sandy Borges, Danielle Candido, and Jeanine Zagerman set up products on a custom-made table by LaBelle that houses Gelish&rsquo;s 18G LED lamp.</p>
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MaeLing Parrish, Sandy Borges, Danielle Candido, and Jeanine Zagerman set up products on a custom-made table by LaBelle that houses Gelish’s 18G LED lamp.

<p>E-file expert Rob Munkel educated nail techs on effective ways to use the tool when giving waterless pedicures and applying acrylics.</p>
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E-file expert Rob Munkel educated nail techs on effective ways to use the tool when giving waterless pedicures and applying acrylics.

<p>Dr. Katharin von Gavel shows Footlogix&rsquo;s new holographic packaging at the company&rsquo;s new booth.</p>
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Dr. Katharin von Gavel shows Footlogix’s new holographic packaging at the company’s new booth.

<p>The elegant educators at Elegant Glass unveiled a new booth with a new look and style.</p>
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The elegant educators at Elegant Glass unveiled a new booth with a new look and style.

<p>VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham (center) is flanked by Kym Jackson (right) and Elham Jazab (left), who demonstrated Gigi Brazilian Body Wax on Pham&rsquo;s eyebrows.</p>
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VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham (center) is flanked by Kym Jackson (right) and Elham Jazab (left), who demonstrated Gigi Brazilian Body Wax on Pham’s eyebrows.

<p>Continuum&rsquo;s Tony Galati and Dana Carini promoted the Vantage and Vantage Plus spa chairs that can come in custom colors (like the purple chair shown here).</p>
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Continuum’s Tony Galati and Dana Carini promoted the Vantage and Vantage Plus spa chairs that can come in custom colors (like the purple chair shown here).

<p>Contego Spa&rsquo;s Paul Bogart, Lindsey Ta, Leena Nhan, Michelle Ta, and Peter Ta promoted their new pedicure spa chair with completely disposable tub liners.</p>
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Contego Spa’s Paul Bogart, Lindsey Ta, Leena Nhan, Michelle Ta, and Peter Ta promoted their new pedicure spa chair with completely disposable tub liners.

<p>The CND team meets daily before the show floor opens to get pumped up for the day&rsquo;s worth of education and fun.</p>
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The CND team meets daily before the show floor opens to get pumped up for the day’s worth of education and fun.

<p>Clean+easy&rsquo;s Brenda Skermont and Paula Pedrero showed attendees the company&rsquo;s new wax products.</p>
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Clean+easy’s Brenda Skermont and Paula Pedrero showed attendees the company’s new wax products.

<p>Christrio educator Lee Thai demonstrates glitter gels on attendees Pauline Ong, Holly Ong, and Mai Thao.</p>
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Christrio educator Lee Thai demonstrates glitter gels on attendees Pauline Ong, Holly Ong, and Mai Thao.

<p>Katie Cazorla and Mami Griffin had too much fun at their booth, where they promoted NailGrafx and Color Flash Nails (we see you, Patrick Griffin).</p>
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Katie Cazorla and Mami Griffin had too much fun at their booth, where they promoted NailGrafx and Color Flash Nails (we see you, Patrick Griffin).

<p>Bio Sculpture Gel&rsquo;s Tera Anway, Melody Visser, Elsie Visser, and Juton Strickland promoted the company&rsquo;s gel products and new nail art charms.</p>
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Bio Sculpture Gel’s Tera Anway, Melody Visser, Elsie Visser, and Juton Strickland promoted the company’s gel products and new nail art charms.

<p>The North American School of Podology&rsquo;s Marg Haden, Deb Bourque, and Vicki Malo promoted the school&rsquo;s Bachelor&rsquo;s of Science in Podology program.</p>
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The North American School of Podology’s Marg Haden, Deb Bourque, and Vicki Malo promoted the school’s Bachelor’s of Science in Podology program.

<p>So Gel Nails marketing director CR Thelin and CEO Dave Hall debuted the company&rsquo;s 400 color pigments and clear gel at the show.</p>
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So Gel Nails marketing director CR Thelin and CEO Dave Hall debuted the company’s 400 color pigments and clear gel at the show.

<p>Atwood Industries&rsquo; Bruce Atwood and head educator Nicole Knight had a good time showing e-file products at their booth.</p>
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Atwood Industries’ Bruce Atwood and head educator Nicole Knight had a good time showing e-file products at their booth.

<p>The team at Amazing Nail Concepts takes time out from demoing products to take a group photo.</p>
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The team at Amazing Nail Concepts takes time out from demoing products to take a group photo.

<p>Allison Ross of IBD demonstrated multiple nail art designs using gel-polish.</p>
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Allison Ross of IBD demonstrated multiple nail art designs using gel-polish.

<p>Alessandro&rsquo;s LaShaun Brown-Glenn found time to catch up with Seche&rsquo;s Lynn Long on the show floor.</p>
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Alessandro’s LaShaun Brown-Glenn found time to catch up with Seche’s Lynn Long on the show floor.

<p>Chicago-based Akz&eacute;ntz educator Lisa Korallus demonstrates all that Akz&eacute;ntz has to offer on Guin Deadman, who often attends IBS Las Vegas.</p>
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Chicago-based Akzéntz educator Lisa Korallus demonstrates all that Akzéntz has to offer on Guin Deadman, who often attends IBS Las Vegas.

<p>Shannon Leeher of STX Salon Software gave a presentation on social media basics that can help your business grow.</p>
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Shannon Leeher of STX Salon Software gave a presentation on social media basics that can help your business grow.

<p>The Empoer Nail Art team showed off the power of nail art at their popular booth.</p>
1/35
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The Empoer Nail Art team showed off the power of nail art at their popular booth.

<p>Nail competitors Yuuske Terasaki, Mayumi Hase, and Kyoko Amemiya are ready to nail the competition.</p>
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Nail competitors Yuuske Terasaki, Mayumi Hase, and Kyoko Amemiya are ready to nail the competition.

<p>The ladies of NSI sure know how to strike a pose.</p>
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The ladies of NSI sure know how to strike a pose.

<p>Le Chat's Yvette Pitt and Gina Dominguez are happy to be on the show floor.</p>
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Le Chat's Yvette Pitt and Gina Dominguez are happy to be on the show floor.

<p>Breeanne Christiansen of Young Nails gives glitter pedicures that girls went crazy over.</p>
5/35
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Breeanne Christiansen of Young Nails gives glitter pedicures that girls went crazy over.

<p>Adela Munoz had fun painting with the Couture de Minnie collection at OPI&rsquo;s booth.</p>
6/35
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Adela Munoz had fun painting with the Couture de Minnie collection at OPI’s booth.

<p>Nail Labo&rsquo;s Jimmy Nguyen, Yoko Ohno, and Max Estrada greeted show attendees with style.</p>
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Nail Labo’s Jimmy Nguyen, Yoko Ohno, and Max Estrada greeted show attendees with style.

<p>Morgan Haile and Taylor Daniel pose with their eponymous nail polish line.</p>
8/35
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Morgan Haile and Taylor Daniel pose with their eponymous nail polish line.

<p>Janice Jordan and Dawn Lynch-Goodwin show off their nails as an attendee gets Minxed by Lisa Delegge.</p>
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Janice Jordan and Dawn Lynch-Goodwin show off their nails as an attendee gets Minxed by Lisa Delegge.

<p>Light Elegance&rsquo;s Darcy Olin shares laughs and techniques with Phuong Tran and Tommy Kim.</p>
10/35
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Light Elegance’s Darcy Olin shares laughs and techniques with Phuong Tran and Tommy Kim.

<p>Artist Kelley Ramirez poses against one of her pieces, which took over 300 bottles of nail polish to complete.</p>
11/35
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Artist Kelley Ramirez poses against one of her pieces, which took over 300 bottles of nail polish to complete.

<p>Jessica Cosmetics&rsquo; Talin Tamamian,&nbsp; Peter Sarkissian, and Anie Mardirosian showed attendees the company&rsquo;s newest products in their stylish booth.</p>
12/35
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Jessica Cosmetics’ Talin Tamamian,  Peter Sarkissian, and Anie Mardirosian showed attendees the company’s newest products in their stylish booth.

<p>Kaity Harmon, Niki Haken, Scott Haken, and Luke Harmon promoted the Nail Magic nail hardener and conditioner that has been around since 1960.</p>
13/35
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Kaity Harmon, Niki Haken, Scott Haken, and Luke Harmon promoted the Nail Magic nail hardener and conditioner that has been around since 1960.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo is always excited to share his nail skills.</p>
14/35
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Young Nails’ Greg Salo is always excited to share his nail skills.

<p>Alessandro&rsquo;s Christina Rivera demoed products while her husband helped attendees better understand the company&rsquo;s brand, which is new to the U.S. market.</p>
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Alessandro’s Christina Rivera demoed products while her husband helped attendees better understand the company’s brand, which is new to the U.S. market.

<p>MaeLing Parrish, Sandy Borges, Danielle Candido, and Jeanine Zagerman set up products on a custom-made table by LaBelle that houses Gelish&rsquo;s 18G LED lamp.</p>
16/35
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MaeLing Parrish, Sandy Borges, Danielle Candido, and Jeanine Zagerman set up products on a custom-made table by LaBelle that houses Gelish’s 18G LED lamp.

<p>E-file expert Rob Munkel educated nail techs on effective ways to use the tool when giving waterless pedicures and applying acrylics.</p>
17/35
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E-file expert Rob Munkel educated nail techs on effective ways to use the tool when giving waterless pedicures and applying acrylics.

<p>Dr. Katharin von Gavel shows Footlogix&rsquo;s new holographic packaging at the company&rsquo;s new booth.</p>
18/35
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Dr. Katharin von Gavel shows Footlogix’s new holographic packaging at the company’s new booth.

<p>The elegant educators at Elegant Glass unveiled a new booth with a new look and style.</p>
19/35
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The elegant educators at Elegant Glass unveiled a new booth with a new look and style.

<p>VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham (center) is flanked by Kym Jackson (right) and Elham Jazab (left), who demonstrated Gigi Brazilian Body Wax on Pham&rsquo;s eyebrows.</p>
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VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham (center) is flanked by Kym Jackson (right) and Elham Jazab (left), who demonstrated Gigi Brazilian Body Wax on Pham’s eyebrows.

<p>Continuum&rsquo;s Tony Galati and Dana Carini promoted the Vantage and Vantage Plus spa chairs that can come in custom colors (like the purple chair shown here).</p>
21/35
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Continuum’s Tony Galati and Dana Carini promoted the Vantage and Vantage Plus spa chairs that can come in custom colors (like the purple chair shown here).

<p>Contego Spa&rsquo;s Paul Bogart, Lindsey Ta, Leena Nhan, Michelle Ta, and Peter Ta promoted their new pedicure spa chair with completely disposable tub liners.</p>
22/35
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Contego Spa’s Paul Bogart, Lindsey Ta, Leena Nhan, Michelle Ta, and Peter Ta promoted their new pedicure spa chair with completely disposable tub liners.

<p>The CND team meets daily before the show floor opens to get pumped up for the day&rsquo;s worth of education and fun.</p>
23/35
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The CND team meets daily before the show floor opens to get pumped up for the day’s worth of education and fun.

<p>Clean+easy&rsquo;s Brenda Skermont and Paula Pedrero showed attendees the company&rsquo;s new wax products.</p>
24/35
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Clean+easy’s Brenda Skermont and Paula Pedrero showed attendees the company’s new wax products.

<p>Christrio educator Lee Thai demonstrates glitter gels on attendees Pauline Ong, Holly Ong, and Mai Thao.</p>
25/35
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Christrio educator Lee Thai demonstrates glitter gels on attendees Pauline Ong, Holly Ong, and Mai Thao.

<p>Katie Cazorla and Mami Griffin had too much fun at their booth, where they promoted NailGrafx and Color Flash Nails (we see you, Patrick Griffin).</p>
26/35
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Katie Cazorla and Mami Griffin had too much fun at their booth, where they promoted NailGrafx and Color Flash Nails (we see you, Patrick Griffin).

<p>Bio Sculpture Gel&rsquo;s Tera Anway, Melody Visser, Elsie Visser, and Juton Strickland promoted the company&rsquo;s gel products and new nail art charms.</p>
27/35
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Bio Sculpture Gel’s Tera Anway, Melody Visser, Elsie Visser, and Juton Strickland promoted the company’s gel products and new nail art charms.

<p>The North American School of Podology&rsquo;s Marg Haden, Deb Bourque, and Vicki Malo promoted the school&rsquo;s Bachelor&rsquo;s of Science in Podology program.</p>
28/35
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The North American School of Podology’s Marg Haden, Deb Bourque, and Vicki Malo promoted the school’s Bachelor’s of Science in Podology program.

<p>So Gel Nails marketing director CR Thelin and CEO Dave Hall debuted the company&rsquo;s 400 color pigments and clear gel at the show.</p>
29/35
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So Gel Nails marketing director CR Thelin and CEO Dave Hall debuted the company’s 400 color pigments and clear gel at the show.

<p>Atwood Industries&rsquo; Bruce Atwood and head educator Nicole Knight had a good time showing e-file products at their booth.</p>
30/35
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Atwood Industries’ Bruce Atwood and head educator Nicole Knight had a good time showing e-file products at their booth.

<p>The team at Amazing Nail Concepts takes time out from demoing products to take a group photo.</p>
31/35
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The team at Amazing Nail Concepts takes time out from demoing products to take a group photo.

<p>Allison Ross of IBD demonstrated multiple nail art designs using gel-polish.</p>
32/35
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Allison Ross of IBD demonstrated multiple nail art designs using gel-polish.

<p>Alessandro&rsquo;s LaShaun Brown-Glenn found time to catch up with Seche&rsquo;s Lynn Long on the show floor.</p>
33/35
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Alessandro’s LaShaun Brown-Glenn found time to catch up with Seche’s Lynn Long on the show floor.

<p>Chicago-based Akz&eacute;ntz educator Lisa Korallus demonstrates all that Akz&eacute;ntz has to offer on Guin Deadman, who often attends IBS Las Vegas.</p>
34/35
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Chicago-based Akzéntz educator Lisa Korallus demonstrates all that Akzéntz has to offer on Guin Deadman, who often attends IBS Las Vegas.

<p>Shannon Leeher of STX Salon Software gave a presentation on social media basics that can help your business grow.</p>
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Shannon Leeher of STX Salon Software gave a presentation on social media basics that can help your business grow.

More than 19,000 salon owners and beauty professionals made their way to the Las Vegas Convention Center June 21-24 for the International Beauty Show. Over 160 classes, conferences, and workshops were conducted at the event by leading industry professionals. Don’t miss next year’s show, June 14-16, 2014.

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by Katherine Fleming

Congratulations to Jodie Rahaley, who took the top spot in this year’s Mini Masterpiece nail art contest after entering the two previous years. Her detailed, contrasting rendition of “Urban Expressions” by Michael Lang impressed the judges. Other beautiful entries ranged from the ever-popular Vermeer to Dali and Basquiat.

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