Every year we name the top products chosen by nail professionals in our Readers' Choice Awards. This year we thought we'd change things up and ask guest editor Ashton Harlan for her personal favorite products. Read on to see which items a champion prefers.

Favorite AcrylicTraditional System
CND Retention+ Sculpting Liquid & Powder

Favorite Base Coat
Gelish Foundation

Favorite Cuticle Treatment
CND SolarOil

Favorite Disinfection Products (For Implements)
KUPA Ultra Sonic Disinfector

Favorite Electric File
KUPA MANIPro Passport



Favorite Gel-Polish (UV/LED Cured Polish)
The Gel Bottle Glass Collection

Favorite Gel Enhancement System (Hard Gel)
CND Brisa Gel System

Favorite Gel-Acrylic Hybrid
Tammy Taylor SCULPT

Favorite Implement or Tool
NSI Plush Brush

Favorite LED/Curing Lamp

Favorite Lotion for Hands or Body
CND Scentsations


Favorite Nail Art Supplies
Apres Art Inks (tie)


Light Elegance Gel Paints(tie)

Favorite Nail Art Appliques and Embellishments
Swarovski Crystals

Favorite Art Additive, Chrome, or Holo
Wildflowers Black Diamond Chrome

Favorite Nail Prep Products
CND ScrubFresh Nail Surface Cleanser

Favorite Top Coat
Akzentz Matte-On

Follow Ashton on Instagram (@misahston). 

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