What To Pack for the Nailpro Nail Show 2022 Workshops

Manicurist works on subject's nails.
Manicurist works on subject's nails.

The Nailpro Nail Show 2022 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, from Aug. 20-22, 2022 is fast approaching! Workshops are taking place Saturday, Aug. 20, throughout the day.

By now, you are probably packing your suitcase and thinking about what items you want to bring with you to the event. If you registered for any of our Workshops, you are going to have to pack your own items to use as you participate in the class alongside the speaker. 

Below is a list of items our speakers recommend you bring to their Workshop. For more information about each of the Workshops, you can visit our official Workshop schedule, and find more info on nailproshow.com.

Perfecting Your Shape: Techniques for Crisp, Neat and Consistent Results

Speaker: Mia Smith, licensed nail tech 

Session Time: 8–11 a.m. 

Items Needed:

  • Standard nail tips
  • Nail files
  • Nail glue
  • Liquid monomer
  • Acrylic dipping powder
  • E-file
  • Sanding bands
  • Nail brush
  • Regular fine grit buffers

3D Encapsulation

Hosted By: Tony Ly, owner/nail artist, Designed by Tony Ly 

Session Time: 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. 

Items Needed: 

  • 3D brush
  • Nail tips
  • E-file
  • Nail drill
  • Clipper
  • Buffer
  • Dappen dish, mixing bowl or cup for acrylic
  • Nail glue 

Gel Overlay and Timeless Gel Designs

Speaker: Jade Tang, nail coach, nail artist and founder, The Imperial Room LLC

Session Time: 1:15–4:15 p.m. 

Items Needed: 

  • White gel paint
  • White soft gel
  • Nude soft gel
  • Clear soft gel
  • White gel polish
  • Makeup wedges
  • Clear tape
  • Liner brush (7-11 mm)
  • LED curing lamp
  • Gel brush (oval/flat)
  • Lint-free wipes
  • Art palette
  • Alcohol 70-90%
  • Acetone 100%
  • Mini manicure brush
  • Gel base coat
  • Gel top coat
  • Foil
  • Mini glass
  • Used flat brush
  • 100/180 grit nail file
  • 180/240 nail buffer
  • Cuticle nipper
  • Cuticle pusher
  • E-file
  • Cuticle bit
  • Cuticle oil
  • Desk lamp
  • Non-acid primer
  • Dehydrator
  • Short nail swatches

Getting Press-Ons To Fit Properly and Last

Speaker: Julie Kandalec, celebrity manicurist and owner, Julie K Nail ARTelier and Julie K Nail Academy

Session Time: 4:306 p.m.

Items Needed: 

  • 180 grit file
  • 220 grit file
  • Fine padded buffer
  • 91-99% isopropyl alcohol
  • An old or cheap gel brush
  • Nail adhesive
  • Double stick nail tabs

Which Workshop are you attending? Register now!

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