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Local nail artist brings home 11 trophies

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Marina LoPresto brought home 11 trophies out of 15 competitions from ISSE Long Beach Salon and Spa Expo this past weekend. In addition to competing in the Long Beach Expo, Marina submitted media to an online competition called "Nailapalooza", which she was also awarded at ISSE. Achieving 1st place in Hand-Painted Nail Art, French Twist, Sculptured Nails, Mixed Media, Soak Off Gel, Inspired Artistic Genius, It's All About The Bling, and Fantasy Nail Art. She also brought home 2nd place in Sculptured Nails and Free Style Sculptured Nails, as well as, 3rd place in Hand-Painted Nail Art.

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ISSE Long Beach Salon and Spa Expo by the PBA (Professional Beauty Association), comes once every January for professional's world-wide. It is the largest professional shopping and educational beauty event on the West Coast. Many come to compete in hair and nail competitions to expand their professional portfolios. Attendees include cosmetologists, nail technicians, estheticians, students & instructors, barbers, salon owners & managers, makeup artists, massage therapists, top beauty celebrities and educators, and press.

Marina LoPresto became a licensed Nail Specialist in 2002. She arrived in Fort Myers, Florida in 2005 from the Volga Region of Russia. Competing in her first competition in 2010, Marina found her niche. Self taught, she began practicing and educating herself too prepare for more competitions. Always looking to go one step further, in 2013 became a team member of Alessandro International. a company started in 1989 by professionals for professionals. Using their products, Marina is currently available at Indulgence Salon where she has worked since 2007. Indulgence Salon is located in Daniels Crossing Shopping Plaza in Fort Myers, Florida.



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