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My Trip to ISSE Long Beach: Competitions, Classes, Exhibitors

I was fortunate enough to attend the three-day International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) held in Long Beach, Calif., January 26-28.

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Seen at ISSE Long Beach

The International Salon and Spa Expo was held at the Long Beach Convention Center January 26-28. Here are the nail highlights from the show.

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Highlights From ISSE Long Beach

There are competitions going on, there are several great classes for nails, business, and social media, and the show floor has the nail booths grouped together.

ISSELB 2018

The International Salon and Spa Expo came to the Long Beach Convention Center January 27-29, 2018. 

Join Us at the Nail Spot Social at ISSE

Join me and some of my industry friends in the Nail Spot at ISSE Long Beach on Sunday, January 28, from 3 p.m.-4:30 pm.

Rose Gold Sugar Nails Over Matte

Temeka Jackson shows how to create a matte-and-glitter nail design using rose gold gel-polish, a matte top coat, and loose rose gold glitter.

Create Nail Gems With Kokoist Gem Gel

Natsuki Kuga, art director for Kokoist Japan, shows how to create your own liquid stone nail gem jewelry using Kokoist's Gem Gel product line at the 2017 International Salon & Spa Expo in Long Beach, Calif. She creates the stone over an ombre nail art design.