<p>Chris Garcia, Sharon Klein, Gayle Schueneman, and Kenneth Woodman of IKEA Business helped attendees visualize what their salon designs could look like.</p>

Chris Garcia, Sharon Klein, Gayle Schueneman, and Kenneth Woodman of IKEA Business helped attendees visualize what their salon designs could look like.

<p>Kim and Mike Becker founded the non-profit mobile salon Hello Gorgeous! (www.gorgeousgals.com) to provide free beauty services to cancer patients and survivors. Show attendees were able to tour the mobile facility.</p>

Kim and Mike Becker founded the non-profit mobile salon Hello Gorgeous! (www.gorgeousgals.com) to provide free beauty services to cancer patients and survivors. Show attendees were able to tour the mobile facility.

<p>en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems&rsquo; JoAnne Millar demoed the company&rsquo;s new self-leveling Active Line of gels.</p>

en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems’ JoAnne Millar demoed the company’s new self-leveling Active Line of gels.

<p>Backscratchers&rsquo; Michael Megna, Marissa Dew, Leaha Franks, and Don Ambler were hard at work manning the company&rsquo;s booth.</p>

Backscratchers’ Michael Megna, Marissa Dew, Leaha Franks, and Don Ambler were hard at work manning the company’s booth.

<p>Bio Sculpture educators Shannon Reed (left) and Kristin Worthington do demos on sisters Mirlym Milfort and Stephanie Santiago.</p>

Bio Sculpture educators Shannon Reed (left) and Kristin Worthington do demos on sisters Mirlym Milfort and Stephanie Santiago.

<p>Minx educator and east coast celebrity nail tech Lisa Logan (left) was not only working at the booth, she was also the educator for a Minx training session and party held Sunday after the show floor closed.</p>

Minx educator and east coast celebrity nail tech Lisa Logan (left) was not only working at the booth, she was also the educator for a Minx training session and party held Sunday after the show floor closed.

<p>Dawn Holz, European Touch&rsquo;s vice president of sales, was happy to talk to attendees about the company&rsquo;s new Tuscany Spa (shown) and Omni Spa.</p>

Dawn Holz, European Touch’s vice president of sales, was happy to talk to attendees about the company’s new Tuscany Spa (shown) and Omni Spa.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee and Cuccio Natural&eacute; CEO Tony Cuccio catch up in the Cuccio/Star Nail booth, where the company&rsquo;s new Nail Art Pens were prominently displayed.</p>

NAILS editor Hannah Lee and Cuccio Naturalé CEO Tony Cuccio catch up in the Cuccio/Star Nail booth, where the company’s new Nail Art Pens were prominently displayed.

<p>My Element Style has plenty of trendy, designer sanitation jars, but none quite as fancy as this one that is bedazzled with more than 10,000 Swarovski crystals.</p>

My Element Style has plenty of trendy, designer sanitation jars, but none quite as fancy as this one that is bedazzled with more than 10,000 Swarovski crystals.

<p>Continuum Footspas CEO Joseph Galati stands by the company&rsquo;s Echo Pedicure Chair, a new mid-range option for salons who may not be able to afford the company&rsquo;s high-end Maestro Pedicure Spa.</p>

Continuum Footspas CEO Joseph Galati stands by the company’s Echo Pedicure Chair, a new mid-range option for salons who may not be able to afford the company’s high-end Maestro Pedicure Spa.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee (center) and CND&rsquo;s Jan Arnold (right) helped select this year&rsquo;s Stars Nail Design Photo competition winner. Princess Gard of Kuts &amp; Kurls in Shaker Heights, Ohio, won with her set of artistic nails using a combination of CND and Young Nails products. She was presented with a check for $500 and a surprise announcement that her photo will be featured as the August cover of NAILS Magazine.</p>

NAILS editor Hannah Lee (center) and CND’s Jan Arnold (right) helped select this year’s Stars Nail Design Photo competition winner. Princess Gard of Kuts & Kurls in Shaker Heights, Ohio, won with her set of artistic nails using a combination of CND and Young Nails products. She was presented with a check for $500 and a surprise announcement that her photo will be featured as the August cover of NAILS Magazine.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Amanda Dodge gave the audience what they were looking for &mdash; instruction on reverse application, edge nails, marbleizing, and more.</p>

Young Nails’ Amanda Dodge gave the audience what they were looking for — instruction on reverse application, edge nails, marbleizing, and more.

<p>CND education ambassador Kristina Estabrooks showed attendees how to translate runway looks to salon-friendly nails.</p>

CND education ambassador Kristina Estabrooks showed attendees how to translate runway looks to salon-friendly nails.

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<p>Chris Garcia, Sharon Klein, Gayle Schueneman, and Kenneth Woodman of IKEA Business helped attendees visualize what their salon designs could look like.</p>
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Chris Garcia, Sharon Klein, Gayle Schueneman, and Kenneth Woodman of IKEA Business helped attendees visualize what their salon designs could look like.

<p>Kim and Mike Becker founded the non-profit mobile salon Hello Gorgeous! (www.gorgeousgals.com) to provide free beauty services to cancer patients and survivors. Show attendees were able to tour the mobile facility.</p>
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Kim and Mike Becker founded the non-profit mobile salon Hello Gorgeous! (www.gorgeousgals.com) to provide free beauty services to cancer patients and survivors. Show attendees were able to tour the mobile facility.

<p>en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems&rsquo; JoAnne Millar demoed the company&rsquo;s new self-leveling Active Line of gels.</p>
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en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems’ JoAnne Millar demoed the company’s new self-leveling Active Line of gels.

<p>Backscratchers&rsquo; Michael Megna, Marissa Dew, Leaha Franks, and Don Ambler were hard at work manning the company&rsquo;s booth.</p>
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Backscratchers’ Michael Megna, Marissa Dew, Leaha Franks, and Don Ambler were hard at work manning the company’s booth.

<p>Bio Sculpture educators Shannon Reed (left) and Kristin Worthington do demos on sisters Mirlym Milfort and Stephanie Santiago.</p>
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Bio Sculpture educators Shannon Reed (left) and Kristin Worthington do demos on sisters Mirlym Milfort and Stephanie Santiago.

<p>Minx educator and east coast celebrity nail tech Lisa Logan (left) was not only working at the booth, she was also the educator for a Minx training session and party held Sunday after the show floor closed.</p>
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Minx educator and east coast celebrity nail tech Lisa Logan (left) was not only working at the booth, she was also the educator for a Minx training session and party held Sunday after the show floor closed.

<p>Dawn Holz, European Touch&rsquo;s vice president of sales, was happy to talk to attendees about the company&rsquo;s new Tuscany Spa (shown) and Omni Spa.</p>
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Dawn Holz, European Touch’s vice president of sales, was happy to talk to attendees about the company’s new Tuscany Spa (shown) and Omni Spa.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee and Cuccio Natural&eacute; CEO Tony Cuccio catch up in the Cuccio/Star Nail booth, where the company&rsquo;s new Nail Art Pens were prominently displayed.</p>
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NAILS editor Hannah Lee and Cuccio Naturalé CEO Tony Cuccio catch up in the Cuccio/Star Nail booth, where the company’s new Nail Art Pens were prominently displayed.

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<p>My Element Style has plenty of trendy, designer sanitation jars, but none quite as fancy as this one that is bedazzled with more than 10,000 Swarovski crystals.</p>
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My Element Style has plenty of trendy, designer sanitation jars, but none quite as fancy as this one that is bedazzled with more than 10,000 Swarovski crystals.

<p>Continuum Footspas CEO Joseph Galati stands by the company&rsquo;s Echo Pedicure Chair, a new mid-range option for salons who may not be able to afford the company&rsquo;s high-end Maestro Pedicure Spa.</p>
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Continuum Footspas CEO Joseph Galati stands by the company’s Echo Pedicure Chair, a new mid-range option for salons who may not be able to afford the company’s high-end Maestro Pedicure Spa.

<p>NAILS editor Hannah Lee (center) and CND&rsquo;s Jan Arnold (right) helped select this year&rsquo;s Stars Nail Design Photo competition winner. Princess Gard of Kuts &amp; Kurls in Shaker Heights, Ohio, won with her set of artistic nails using a combination of CND and Young Nails products. She was presented with a check for $500 and a surprise announcement that her photo will be featured as the August cover of NAILS Magazine.</p>
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NAILS editor Hannah Lee (center) and CND’s Jan Arnold (right) helped select this year’s Stars Nail Design Photo competition winner. Princess Gard of Kuts & Kurls in Shaker Heights, Ohio, won with her set of artistic nails using a combination of CND and Young Nails products. She was presented with a check for $500 and a surprise announcement that her photo will be featured as the August cover of NAILS Magazine.

<p>Young Nails&rsquo; Amanda Dodge gave the audience what they were looking for &mdash; instruction on reverse application, edge nails, marbleizing, and more.</p>
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Young Nails’ Amanda Dodge gave the audience what they were looking for — instruction on reverse application, edge nails, marbleizing, and more.

<p>CND education ambassador Kristina Estabrooks showed attendees how to translate runway looks to salon-friendly nails.</p>
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CND education ambassador Kristina Estabrooks showed attendees how to translate runway looks to salon-friendly nails.

On March 27 to 29, 2010, America’s Beauty Show welcomed the beauty industry to Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center. The show featured manufacturer specials and new product launches, a SalonSpa Sustainability Summit, and an International Nail Technician Association (INTA) Conference. ABS 2010, along with the co-located Face and Body Midwest show, logged 58,727 non-exhibitor admissions over the three days.

Next year’s show is scheduled for March 12 to 14, 2011.