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Premiere Lives Up to Its Name

by Staff Writer | August 3, 2010
<p>Masterworks Innovations&rsquo; Carmen Doss, Kira Frazier-Jones, Sher Schwader, and owner Amy Becker performed pink-and-white and fill demos at the booth.</p>
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Masterworks Innovations’ Carmen Doss, Kira Frazier-Jones, Sher Schwader, and owner Amy Becker performed pink-and-white and fill demos at the booth.

<p>It&rsquo;s So Easy&rsquo;s Angie McGhee, Rita Padilla, and first time show-goer Bean Kushner entertained customers with new striper and polish colors.</p>
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It’s So Easy’s Angie McGhee, Rita Padilla, and first time show-goer Bean Kushner entertained customers with new striper and polish colors.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo used a hands-free mic and speaker system to help the crowd hear him over the roar of the show floor.</p>
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Young Nails’ Greg Salo used a hands-free mic and speaker system to help the crowd hear him over the roar of the show floor.

<p>Nail Tek&rsquo;s Val Clark, Judith Fairn, Mary Jo Zwirowski, and Arpi Sekeryan demonstrated the reactivating effect of the company&rsquo;s Advanced Hydrating Cr&egrave;me.</p>
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Nail Tek’s Val Clark, Judith Fairn, Mary Jo Zwirowski, and Arpi Sekeryan demonstrated the reactivating effect of the company’s Advanced Hydrating Crème.

<p>Rhonda Collier, Chaneisha Warren, Angela Williams, and Chandra Shack from Jazzy Nailz in Jacksonville, Fla., came to the show together to shop and show off their salon spirit.</p>
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Rhonda Collier, Chaneisha Warren, Angela Williams, and Chandra Shack from Jazzy Nailz in Jacksonville, Fla., came to the show together to shop and show off their salon spirit.

<p>The Profiles team was out in full force both days on the competition floor.</p>
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The Profiles team was out in full force both days on the competition floor.

<p>VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham and Lexor&rsquo;s Jennifer Nguyen pose in front of some of Lexor&rsquo;s pedicure spa chairs.</p>
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VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham and Lexor’s Jennifer Nguyen pose in front of some of Lexor’s pedicure spa chairs.

<p>Scott Haken and Mindy Biggar show off Haken Professional Cosmetics&rsquo; new product offerings.</p>
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Scott Haken and Mindy Biggar show off Haken Professional Cosmetics’ new product offerings.

<p>Light Elegance&rsquo;s Jim McConnell and en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems&rsquo; Courtney Tramp bumped into each other on the show floor.</p>
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Light Elegance’s Jim McConnell and en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems’ Courtney Tramp bumped into each other on the show floor.

<p>Every polish color in the edgy new Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics line features its own backstory and signature drink, explains founder and president Andrea Pahn.</p>
10/31

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Every polish color in the edgy new Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics line features its own backstory and signature drink, explains founder and president Andrea Pahn.

<p>CND drew curious onlookers to its booth where educators, like Torie Savickis, demonstrated Shellac.</p>
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CND drew curious onlookers to its booth where educators, like Torie Savickis, demonstrated Shellac.

<p>Five-month-old company United Nails showed strength in nail techs for its Premiere Orlando debut.</p>
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Five-month-old company United Nails showed strength in nail techs for its Premiere Orlando debut.

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<p>OPI educator Joseph Pham showed Ngoc Le and Tri Phan how to shape the nail.</p>
14/31

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OPI educator Joseph Pham showed Ngoc Le and Tri Phan how to shape the nail.

<p>Maisie Dunbar and Felicia Furouse debuted their new cosmetics line, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics.</p>
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Maisie Dunbar and Felicia Furouse debuted their new cosmetics line, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics.

<p>Show attendees found their way to the China Glaze polish display, where bright and colorful polishes attracted attention.</p>
16/31

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Show attendees found their way to the China Glaze polish display, where bright and colorful polishes attracted attention.

<p>Michelle McLandon, Elsie Visser, Rhonda Tooker, and Melanie Visser worked the Bio Sculpture booth demonstrating products from the Professional Starter Kit.</p>
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Michelle McLandon, Elsie Visser, Rhonda Tooker, and Melanie Visser worked the Bio Sculpture booth demonstrating products from the Professional Starter Kit.

<p>&nbsp;Hand &amp; Nail Harmony educator Danielle Candido gives NAILS managing editor Sree Roy a Gelish soak-off gel manicure.</p>
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 Hand & Nail Harmony educator Danielle Candido gives NAILS managing editor Sree Roy a Gelish soak-off gel manicure.

<p>Akz&eacute;ntz educator Amy Oung and Danny Nguyen from Longwood, Fla., take a moment from a demo for a photo.</p>
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Akzéntz educator Amy Oung and Danny Nguyen from Longwood, Fla., take a moment from a demo for a photo.

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<p>Ryan Wolf of NailEZEE stands by the company&rsquo;s first polish collection, in which every color is named after a Miami landmark.</p>
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Ryan Wolf of NailEZEE stands by the company’s first polish collection, in which every color is named after a Miami landmark.

<p>NSI&rsquo;s Melissa Mercado, Staci Noble, and Heather Hall surrounded Canadian Distributor Wendy Lieshout (second from right) for a photo during her pedicure.</p>
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NSI’s Melissa Mercado, Staci Noble, and Heather Hall surrounded Canadian Distributor Wendy Lieshout (second from right) for a photo during her pedicure.

<p>Andy Hillas, Bonnie Palumbo, Jean Searing, and Helen Nguyen promoted Dr. G&rsquo;s antibacterial products including the new Antimicrobial Spa Soak and Callus &amp; Cuticle Remover.</p>
23/31

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Andy Hillas, Bonnie Palumbo, Jean Searing, and Helen Nguyen promoted Dr. G’s antibacterial products including the new Antimicrobial Spa Soak and Callus & Cuticle Remover.

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Catherine Wong</p>
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Catherine Wong

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Yejeong Shim</p>
25/31

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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Yejeong Shim

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Ami McClure</p>
26/31

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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Ami McClure

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Lorraine Nelson</p>
27/31

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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Lorraine Nelson

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Hyun Kyung</p>
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Hyun Kyung

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Laina Walsh</p>
29/31

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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Laina Walsh

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Eunsook</p>
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Eunsook

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Traci Dungan</p>
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Traci Dungan

<p>Masterworks Innovations&rsquo; Carmen Doss, Kira Frazier-Jones, Sher Schwader, and owner Amy Becker performed pink-and-white and fill demos at the booth.</p>
1/31
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Masterworks Innovations’ Carmen Doss, Kira Frazier-Jones, Sher Schwader, and owner Amy Becker performed pink-and-white and fill demos at the booth.

<p>It&rsquo;s So Easy&rsquo;s Angie McGhee, Rita Padilla, and first time show-goer Bean Kushner entertained customers with new striper and polish colors.</p>
2/31
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It’s So Easy’s Angie McGhee, Rita Padilla, and first time show-goer Bean Kushner entertained customers with new striper and polish colors.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Greg Salo used a hands-free mic and speaker system to help the crowd hear him over the roar of the show floor.</p>
3/31
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Young Nails’ Greg Salo used a hands-free mic and speaker system to help the crowd hear him over the roar of the show floor.

<p>Nail Tek&rsquo;s Val Clark, Judith Fairn, Mary Jo Zwirowski, and Arpi Sekeryan demonstrated the reactivating effect of the company&rsquo;s Advanced Hydrating Cr&egrave;me.</p>
4/31
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Nail Tek’s Val Clark, Judith Fairn, Mary Jo Zwirowski, and Arpi Sekeryan demonstrated the reactivating effect of the company’s Advanced Hydrating Crème.

<p>Rhonda Collier, Chaneisha Warren, Angela Williams, and Chandra Shack from Jazzy Nailz in Jacksonville, Fla., came to the show together to shop and show off their salon spirit.</p>
5/31
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Rhonda Collier, Chaneisha Warren, Angela Williams, and Chandra Shack from Jazzy Nailz in Jacksonville, Fla., came to the show together to shop and show off their salon spirit.

<p>The Profiles team was out in full force both days on the competition floor.</p>
6/31
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The Profiles team was out in full force both days on the competition floor.

<p>VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham and Lexor&rsquo;s Jennifer Nguyen pose in front of some of Lexor&rsquo;s pedicure spa chairs.</p>
7/31
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VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham and Lexor’s Jennifer Nguyen pose in front of some of Lexor’s pedicure spa chairs.

<p>Scott Haken and Mindy Biggar show off Haken Professional Cosmetics&rsquo; new product offerings.</p>
8/31
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Scott Haken and Mindy Biggar show off Haken Professional Cosmetics’ new product offerings.

<p>Light Elegance&rsquo;s Jim McConnell and en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems&rsquo; Courtney Tramp bumped into each other on the show floor.</p>
9/31
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Light Elegance’s Jim McConnell and en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems’ Courtney Tramp bumped into each other on the show floor.

<p>Every polish color in the edgy new Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics line features its own backstory and signature drink, explains founder and president Andrea Pahn.</p>
10/31
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Every polish color in the edgy new Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics line features its own backstory and signature drink, explains founder and president Andrea Pahn.

<p>CND drew curious onlookers to its booth where educators, like Torie Savickis, demonstrated Shellac.</p>
11/31
Slider

CND drew curious onlookers to its booth where educators, like Torie Savickis, demonstrated Shellac.

<p>Five-month-old company United Nails showed strength in nail techs for its Premiere Orlando debut.</p>
12/31
Slider

Five-month-old company United Nails showed strength in nail techs for its Premiere Orlando debut.

13/31
Slider
<p>OPI educator Joseph Pham showed Ngoc Le and Tri Phan how to shape the nail.</p>
14/31
Slider

OPI educator Joseph Pham showed Ngoc Le and Tri Phan how to shape the nail.

<p>Maisie Dunbar and Felicia Furouse debuted their new cosmetics line, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics.</p>
15/31
Slider

Maisie Dunbar and Felicia Furouse debuted their new cosmetics line, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics.

<p>Show attendees found their way to the China Glaze polish display, where bright and colorful polishes attracted attention.</p>
16/31
Slider

Show attendees found their way to the China Glaze polish display, where bright and colorful polishes attracted attention.

<p>Michelle McLandon, Elsie Visser, Rhonda Tooker, and Melanie Visser worked the Bio Sculpture booth demonstrating products from the Professional Starter Kit.</p>
17/31
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Michelle McLandon, Elsie Visser, Rhonda Tooker, and Melanie Visser worked the Bio Sculpture booth demonstrating products from the Professional Starter Kit.

<p>&nbsp;Hand &amp; Nail Harmony educator Danielle Candido gives NAILS managing editor Sree Roy a Gelish soak-off gel manicure.</p>
18/31
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 Hand & Nail Harmony educator Danielle Candido gives NAILS managing editor Sree Roy a Gelish soak-off gel manicure.

<p>Akz&eacute;ntz educator Amy Oung and Danny Nguyen from Longwood, Fla., take a moment from a demo for a photo.</p>
19/31
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Akzéntz educator Amy Oung and Danny Nguyen from Longwood, Fla., take a moment from a demo for a photo.

20/31
Slider
<p>Ryan Wolf of NailEZEE stands by the company&rsquo;s first polish collection, in which every color is named after a Miami landmark.</p>
21/31
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Ryan Wolf of NailEZEE stands by the company’s first polish collection, in which every color is named after a Miami landmark.

<p>NSI&rsquo;s Melissa Mercado, Staci Noble, and Heather Hall surrounded Canadian Distributor Wendy Lieshout (second from right) for a photo during her pedicure.</p>
22/31
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NSI’s Melissa Mercado, Staci Noble, and Heather Hall surrounded Canadian Distributor Wendy Lieshout (second from right) for a photo during her pedicure.

<p>Andy Hillas, Bonnie Palumbo, Jean Searing, and Helen Nguyen promoted Dr. G&rsquo;s antibacterial products including the new Antimicrobial Spa Soak and Callus &amp; Cuticle Remover.</p>
23/31
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Andy Hillas, Bonnie Palumbo, Jean Searing, and Helen Nguyen promoted Dr. G’s antibacterial products including the new Antimicrobial Spa Soak and Callus & Cuticle Remover.

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Catherine Wong</p>
24/31
Slider

Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Catherine Wong

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Yejeong Shim</p>
25/31
Slider

Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Yejeong Shim

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Ami McClure</p>
26/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Ami McClure

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Lorraine Nelson</p>
27/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Lorraine Nelson

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Hyun Kyung</p>
28/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Hyun Kyung

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Laina Walsh</p>
29/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Laina Walsh

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Eunsook</p>
30/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Eunsook

<p>Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Traci Dungan</p>
31/31
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Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Traci Dungan

The Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event featured 350-plus classes, nail competitions, and NailTech Network Orlando (which was co-hosted by Beautytech.com and NAILS). Next year’s show will be June 4-6.

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