Masterworks Innovations’ Carmen Doss, Kira Frazier-Jones, Sher Schwader, and owner Amy Becker performed pink-and-white and fill demos at the booth.
It’s So Easy’s Angie McGhee, Rita Padilla, and first time show-goer Bean Kushner entertained customers with new striper and polish colors.
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.
Nail Tek’s Val Clark, Judith Fairn, Mary Jo Zwirowski, and Arpi Sekeryan demonstrated the reactivating effect of the company’s Advanced Hydrating Crème.
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.
The Profiles team was out in full force both days on the competition floor.
VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham and Lexor’s Jennifer Nguyen pose in front of some of Lexor’s pedicure spa chairs.
Scott Haken and Mindy Biggar show off Haken Professional Cosmetics’ new product offerings.
Light Elegance’s Jim McConnell and en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems’ Courtney Tramp bumped into each other on the show floor.
Every polish color in the edgy new Cheeky Monkey Cosmetics line features its own backstory and signature drink, explains founder and president Andrea Pahn.
Five-month-old company United Nails showed strength in nail techs for its Premiere Orlando debut.
OPI educator Joseph Pham showed Ngoc Le and Tri Phan how to shape the nail.
Maisie Dunbar and Felicia Furouse debuted their new cosmetics line, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics.
Show attendees found their way to the China Glaze polish display, where bright and colorful polishes attracted attention.
Michelle McLandon, Elsie Visser, Rhonda Tooker, and Melanie Visser worked the Bio Sculpture booth demonstrating products from the Professional Starter Kit.
Hand & Nail Harmony educator Danielle Candido gives NAILS managing editor Sree Roy a Gelish soak-off gel manicure.
Akzéntz educator Amy Oung and Danny Nguyen from Longwood, Fla., take a moment from a demo for a photo.
Ryan Wolf of NailEZEE stands by the company’s first polish collection, in which every color is named after a Miami landmark.
NSI’s Melissa Mercado, Staci Noble, and Heather Hall surrounded Canadian Distributor Wendy Lieshout (second from right) for a photo during her pedicure.
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.
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Catherine Wong
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Yejeong Shim
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Ami McClure
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Veteran Winner: Lorraine Nelson
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Hyun Kyung
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Laina Walsh
Fantasy Nail Art Competition, Novice Winner: Kim Eunsook
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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