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As a nail professional, some of your most important tools are the products you work with. After all, quality products set the tone for the types of services you offer your clients. Here, we recognize your favorites, from lacquer to lotion and everything in between: the best of 2016.


 

BEST_NEW_nail-PRODUCT

Best New Product

Wildflowers Unicorn Hologram Pigment Powder

Young Nails SlickPour

CND RescueRXx

Orly Breathable Treatment + Color

Nailebrity Take 2 It’s Not a Wrap


 

BEST_NAIL_POLISH

Best Nail Polish

OPI

Morgan Taylor

Zoya

Essie

China Glaze


 

BEST_BASE_COAT

Best Base Coat

CND Stickey

OPI Nail Envy

Orly Bonder

Morgan Taylor Stick with It


 

BEST_TOP_COAT

Best Top Coat

Seche Vite

INM Out the Door

OPI Rapid Dry 

Essie Good to Go


 

BEST_NAIL_TREATMENT

Best Nail Treatment

Famous Names IBX

OPI Nail Envy

CND RescueRXx

Nail Tek 2 Intensive Therapy


 

BEST_CUTICLE_TREATMENT

Best Cuticle Treatment

CND Solar Oil

Famous Names Dadi’ Oil

Essie Apricot Oil

Jessica Nourish


 

BEST_HYBRID_POLISH

Best Hybrid Polish

CND Vinylux

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OPI Infinite Shine

Orly Epix


 

BEST_GEL_POLISH

Best Gel Polish

CND Shellac

Gelish

OPI GelColor

Akzéntz Luxio

LeChat Perfect Match


 

BEST AD CAMPAIGN

Best Acrylic

Young Nails Acrylic System

CND Retention+

Entity Nail Couture

Hand & Nail Harmony ProHesion

EzFlow Professional Acrylic


 

BEST STANDARD GEL

Best Standard Gel

Young Nails Synergy Gel

Light Elegance Lexy

ibd Hard Gel

Cuccio Pro T3 LED/ UV Gel 

Christrio Basic One Gel System


 

best dip system

Best Dip System

Young Nails SlickPour

Backscratchers Extreme Dip System

SNS by Signature Nail Systems

Amazing Nail Concepts


 

BEST REMOVAL PRODUCTS

Best Removal Product

OPI Expert Touch

Pro Tip Clips

The Painted Nail Steam Off

Zoya Remove+


 

BEST NAIL ART

Best Nail Art

Young Nails Art Screens

CND Additives

CinaPro

Christrio Glitter Pack

Swarovski Crystals


 

BEST_COLOR_ACRYLIC

Best Color Acrylic

Glam & Glits Color Pop Acrylic

EzFlow Design Colored Acrylic

INM Powder Paints

Hand & Nail Harmony Reflections of Harmony

Mia Secret Nail Art Powder 


 

BEST_Gel

Best Colored Gel

Light Elegance UV/LED Color Gel 

Young Nails Kaleidoscope

Vetro No. 19 Gel Pods

Masterworks by Amy Becker

Akzéntz Options Colour 


 

BEST_E_FILE

Best E-File

Kupa ManiPro Passport

Medicool ProPower 20K

Young Nails YN-100

Atwood Digital E-file


 

BEST HANDFILE

Best Hand File 

OPI Edge

Young Nails

Light Elegance Perfect File

Tropical Shine Zebra File


 

BEST BRUSH FOR ENHANCEMENT

Best Brush for Enhancements

CND

Young Nails

Light Elegance

Hand & Nail Harmony

Mia Secret


 

BEST_IMPLEMENT

Best Implement

OPI Titanium Tooling Collection 

Tweezerman Professional Cobal Stainless Steel Cuticle Nipper

Mehaz Cuticle Nipper

Kupa ManiPro 4-in-1 Tweezer Pusher

Young Nails Magic Wand


 

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Best Pedicure Tool

OPI PediPusher

Footlogix Pedicure File

Mehaz Stainless Steel Pro Foot File

Cuccio Naturalé Pedicure Stainless Steel File 


 

BEST_Lotion

Best Hand/Body Lotion

Cuccio Naturalé Butter Blend

Keyano Aromatics

Pure Organics Massage Lotion

BCL Gel Lotion


 

BEST_FOOT_LOTIONS

Best Foot Lotion

CND Cucumber Heel Therapy

Cuccio Naturalé Butter Blend

Footlogix

Hempz


 

BEST_Scrub

Best Scrub

La Palm SPA Pedi Scrub 

Gena Pedi Scrub

Footlogix Exfoliating Seaweed Scrub

Keyano Aromatics Scrub 

Morgan Taylor Bare Luxury


 

BEST_MASK

Best Hand & Foot Mask

CND Marine Cooling Masque

Gena PediSpa Detox Mask 

Orly Pro Renewing Mask 

Qtica Moisture Mask


 

BEST_PEDICURE_BASIN

Best Pedicure Basin

Footsie Bath Beverly Hills

Belava

Pedicure Bowls by Noel Asmar


 

BEST_PEDICURE_CHAIR

Best Pedicure Chair

Whale Spa

Belava

Lexor

Continuum

Gulfstream


 

BEST VENTILATION SYSTEM

Best Ventilation System

Valentino Beauty Pure Gen III S

Aerovex Salon Industry Model 

Nail Superstore ProTool Nail Dust Collector


 

BEST AD CAMPAIGN

Best Ad/Marketing Campaign

Young Nails

Orly Made in L.A.

Artistic Nail Design Retro Redux

Christrio Q. Gloss

Gelish/Morgan Taylor Kung Fu Panda 3


 

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE copy

Best Customer Service

Famous Names

Young Nails

Light Elegance

Orly

Wildflowers


 

BEST EDUCATION

Best Education

CND

Young Nails

Vetro

Artistic Nail Design

Light Elegance

 

[Product photography courtesy of: Armando Sanchez, Cory Sorensen and Michael Chase Gordon, images: Belava, Noel Asmar, Footsie Bath Beverly Hills, Whale Spa, Gulfstream, Continuum, Lexor, Aerovex, Nail Superstore, Valentino Body Pure, Artistic Nail Design, Young Nails, Gelish, Morgan Taylor, Famous Names, Light Elegance, Orly, Wildflowers Nails, CND, Vetro, Kupa, Medicool, Atwood, Amazing Nail Concepts, Backscratchers and SNS by Signature Nail Systems]

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