Nailpro Announces 2023 Readers' Choice Awards Winners and Finalists

See the full list of winners and finalists for Nailpro's Readers' Choice Awards for 2023.
See the full list of winners and finalists for Nailpro's Readers' Choice Awards for 2023.

It's finally time to announce the winners and finalists of Nailpro's 2023 Readers' Choice Awards. 

Read our November/December 2023 digital magazine to learn more about each product!


Best New Product

WINNER: Dust Collector ÜLKA Premium

FINALISTS: Living Earth Crafts® Contour II Pedicure Chair and Prevention Disinfectant Wipes

Best Salon Management System

WINNER: Daysmart Salon

FINALISTS: Rosy Salon Software and Boulevard


Best Acrylic Systems

WINNER: Ugly Duckling Nails Inc Premium Acrylic System

FINALISTS: Tickled Pinque Cosmetics Ice Queen Clearest Clear Acrylic and Beauty Innovation Covers


Best Dip System

WINNER: Mia Secret Dipping Gel

FINALISTS: Revel Nail Dip Powder and DND Dip Powder 


Best Base Coat (Lacquer)

WINNER: Peacci 2 In 1 Base Coat

FINALISTS: OPI Nature Strong Botanical Base Coat and Mia Secret Double Bond Base Coat 

Best Top Coat (Lacquer)

WINNER: Ella + Mila In A Rush (Fast-Drying Top Coat)

FINALISTS: Kiara Sky's Long Lasting Top Coat and Peacci Gel'Ous Top Coat

Best Lacquer Color

WINNER: OPI Nail Lacquer in “Funny Bunny” 

FINALISTS: ella+mila Honeymoon Bliss and Peacci Madonna


Best Gel Polish

WINNER: The GelBottle Inc Teddy BIAB

FINALISTS: Magic Gel System - MLaq Gel Polishes and Tickled Pinque Cosmetics Colour Gel

Best Base Gel

WINNERS (Tie): Luminary Multi-Flex Gel “Clarity” and Beauty Innovation Rubber Base

FINALISTS: Magic Gel System - Silicone Thin Base and Luxa Flexi Base Coat Clear

Best Top Gel

WINNER: Magic Gel System Tackless Hyper Shine 

FINALISTS: Luminary "Empower" and OPI GelColor Stay Shiny Top Coat

Best Gel Color

WINNER: The GelBottle Inc Daisy 

FINALISTS: Luxa Gel Color - Whiteout and Beauty Innovation Galactic Glam

Best Builder In A Bottle

WINNER: Madam Glam Hema-Free Pure Serenity Builder

FINALISTS: Nail Thoughts x Kokoist Clear Builder Base and The GelBottle Inc - Dolly BIAB

Best Matte Top Coat

WINNER: Madam Glam Hema-Free Velvet Matte Top Coat

FINALISTS: Tickled Pinque Cosmetics Matte Top and The GelBottle Inc - Matte Top

Best Hard Gel System

WINNER: Ugly Duckling Nails Inc. Premium Sculpting Gel

FINALISTS: Light Elegance Lexy Line and Akzentz Pro-Formance Trinity


Best Nail Treatment

WINNER: CND Strengthener Rxx

FINALISTS: Famous IBX Nail Treatment and Revel Nail Prep Nail Dehydrator

Best Cuticle Oil


FINALISTS: Famous Names - Dadi' Oil and TARA Spa Therapy Nourishing Cuticle Oil

Best Longwear Polish

WINNER: Kiara Sky’s Professional Nail Lacquer

FINALISTS: Mia Secret Gelux Gel Polish

Best Lotion

WINNER: Elim Medihand Ultra Rich Hand Therapy

FINALISTS: Light Elegance Q&Lu Bamboo Lotion and Pure Fiji Hydrating Body Lotion


Best Foot File

WINNER: Mia Secret Foot File

FINALISTS: Footlogix Professional Stainless Steel File and The GelBottle Inc. E-Foot File

Best Cuticle Treatment

WINNER: Footlogix Cuticle Softener

FINALISTS: Famous Names - Cuti-Cal and Erica's Pedi + Toes Kit

Best Basin/Tub

WINNER: Belava Trio Foot Spa

FINALISTS: Continuum Maestro Opus Pedicure Spa

Best Pedicure Chair/Throne

WINNER: Living Earth Crafts Club LE Pedicure Chair

FINALISTS: Lexor Infinity Pedicure Chair

Best Mask

WINNER: Farmhouse Fresh Honey Heel Glaze

FINALISTS: Elim Ultra Mud Mask and Moor Spa Hand & Foot Mask

Best Scrub

WINNER: Gehwol Soft Feet Scrub

FINALISTS: Pure Fiji Sugar Rub and Footlogix Exfoliating Seaweed Scrub

Best Callus Treatment

WINNER: Footlogix Callus Softener

FINALISTS: Erica's Pedi + Debulk Kit and US Crystal & Green Tea and Honey

Best Soak

WINNERS: US Crystal Jelly Pedi

FINALISTS: Pure Fiji Milk Bath Soak and Elim Spa Additive


Best E-File

WINNER: Erica’s Medicool Pro Power 35K Portable

FINALISTS: Ugly Duckling Nails Inc. E-File Desktop and Daily Charme DRILLmini Portable Nail E-File

Best Acrylic Brush

WINNER: Light Elegance Kolinsky Brushes

FINALISTS: Oval Gel #111 by AKZENTZ and Ugly Duckling Nails Inc. Premium Crystal #8 Kolinsky Acrylic Brush

Best Cuticle Nipper/Clipper

WINNER: Erica’s Cuticle Nippers

FINALISTS: Daily Charme Professional Nail Cuticle Nipper and Mia Secret Clipper

Best Gel Brush

WINNER: Daily Charme Nail Art Brush 10 Piece Set

FINALISTS: Luxa Pro Brush Oval XL and Nail Thoughts x Kokoist Application Brush

Best Art Tool

WINNER: Nail Thoughts x Kokoist Tortoiseshell Design Kit

FINALISTS: Nailz By Nicole j Limited Edition Bling Collection and Madam Glam Professional Long Fine Liner Nail Brush

Best Pusher

WINNER: Luminary Nail Systems Pusher

FINALISTS: The GelBottle Inc - Cuticle Pusher and Erica's Cuticle Pusher w/ Claw

Nail Art

Best Chrome

WINNER: Akzentz Gel Play Pearlescent Powder 

FINALISTS: Kokoist Liquid Mirror and Mia Secret Metallic Flakes - CH76

Best Embellishment

WINNER: Daily Charme Twinkle Twinkle Round Flatback Rhinestone Mix in Crystal Clear

FINALISTS: Kiara Sky's Bling it On Rhinestones and Ugly Duckling Nails Inc. Clear As Mud Genuine Crystal Embellishments

Best Glitter

WINNER: Light Elegance LE Glitter Gels

FINALISTS: Madam Glam Hema-Free Holographic Cat Eye and Magic Gel System Glitter Gel Paints

Best Decal

WINNER: Magic Gel System Magies

FINALISTS: Daily Charme Kawaii Nail Art Sticker Airbrush Hearts

Best Gel Paint

WINNER: Luxa Gel Art Pod Blanc

FINALISTS: Kiara Sky's Gel Art and Madam Glam Silver Chrome Gel Paint

Thank You to Our Nominees

Nailpro would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to all of our nominees. We were overwhelmed by the amount of innovation we are seeing in professional nail products, we were honored to have you participate in our program and we cannot wait to see all the wonderful things you create in the future. 

Akzentz, Aora Nail Products, Beauty Innovation, Belava, Bio Sculpture Canada Inc., Boulevard, CND, Continuum, Daily Charme, Daisy Nail Design (DND), Daysmart, Earthlite, Ella + Mila, Erica’s ATA, Famous Names, Farmhouse Fresh, Footlogix Pediceutical, GEHWOL Foot Care, J&A USA, Kiara Sky Professional Nails, Kokoist, LEB World, Lexor, Light Elegance, Living Earth Crafts, LLC SVJ Beauty Equipment, Luxa, Madam Glam, Magic Gel System, Mia Secret, Moor Spa, Nail Thoughts, Nailz By Nicole j LLC, OPI, Peacci, Prevention Disinfectants, Pure Fiji, Prosana, Revel Nail, Rosy Salon Software, Tara Spa Therapy, The GelBottle Inc, Tickled Pinque Cosmetics, Two Guys, ÜLKA Premium, Ugly Duckling Nails Inc., Universal Companies, US Crystal Inc. and VanDahl Inc. / Luminary Nail Systems

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