NAHA 2013 CATEGORIES AND FINALISTS

By Alison Shipley Alhamed | 04/30/2013 12:02:00 PM

 

NAHA 2013 CATEGORIES & FINALISTS

On April 30, PBA announced the finalists for the 14 categories of the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards, which will be presented on July 14th in Las Vegas. New or updated categories for 2013 are Makeup Artist of the Year and Men’s Hairstylist of the Year. Category descriptions and finalists are listed below with links to each individual NAHA entry collection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AVANT GARDE

Visionary work demonstrating new or experimental concepts in expressive, cutting-edge hair. Entries should reflect good taste and aesthetically pleasing images. This is not a fantasy category but a display of fashion forward, unique and edgy styles.

Martin Alarie

Michael Albor

Nicholas French

Matt Swinney

Jake Thompson

 

CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC

Wearable commercial styles in haircutting and finishing designed to complement the individuality of the model. Entrants should focus on updating a very classic look. The winner of this category will receive a Vidal Sassoon endorsed award.

Ammon Carver

Geno Chapman

Hope Doms

Charlie Price

Timothy Switzer

 

EDITORIAL HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

Best published cover or editorial work. Work must be published in a consumer publication, defined as a popular consumer media magazine available for purchase on newsstands.

Michael Albor

Dennis Cooper

Sherri Jessee

Charlie Price

Maryl Velbeck

 

HAIRCOLOR

Three before-and-after designs showing an eye for the perfect palette and coloring techniques. All haircolor must be performed by the stylist named on the entry form. No color manipulation of photography is allowed. Before images must be taken the day of color service, with the same background and draping for each model.

Robert Banyaga

Sue Pemberton

Jennifer Roskey

Silas Tsang

DeAnnalyn Teal

 

HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

The most prestigious recognition a North American hairstylist can attain. Diverse, creative and versatile hair designs capturing the excellence and artistry of the industry.

James Abu-Ulba

Alina Friesen

Sal Misseri

Charlie Price

Allen Ruiz

 

MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

The make-up artist completes every perfect photoshoot. Enter your most tasteful collection of work using your makeup skills to enhance a beautiful hairstyle collection. All images must represent the NAHA fundamentals of world-class hairdressing. All products used must be professional.

Katy Albright

Gina Comminello

Janell Geason

David Maderich

Katelyn Simkins

 

MASTER STYLIST OF THE YEAR

Invitation Only! This category is designed to allow the biggest names in the industry to compete with one another. Entrants are top platform artists, educators, artistic directors and previous Hairstylists of the Year who submit five images of a collection exemplifying best work.

Eric Fisher

Charlie Price

Frank Rizzieri

Ruth Roche

Dimitrios Tsioumas

 

MEN’S HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

Men's styling is an integral part of the professional beauty industry. Entrants submit three images displaying your best men's hairstyling work. Use of wigs, extensions, hairpieces or strands is NOT permitted and hair should be commercial, contemporary, wearable and reflect current trends.

Guy Auclair

Andrew Carruthers

Sal Misseri

Matthew Morris

Mark Santarossa

 

NEWCOMER STYLIST OF THE YEAR

Stylists with less than three (3) years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist are welcome to enter their best work.

Caitlin Charles-DeGarmo

Nai'Vasha Johnson

Todd Kane

Jeremy McDougle

Aaron Rogers

 

SALON/SCHOOL DESIGN OF THE YEAR

Ambiance is critical to a successful salon. Salons and schools are recognized as the most aesthetically pleasing and well-designed salon in North America.

Dan Csicsai

Raychel Harrison

Tyler James

John & Jenni Kanski

Matthew Morris

 

SALON MASTER OF BUSINESS AWARD

The Salon MBA category lets business-savvy salon owners showcase their hard work. The category is open to salons generating at least $300,000 in annual revenue, have at least three licensed professional staff, are involved in day-to-day operations, and have been open for at least three years.

Susan Haise

Matthew Morris and Marvin Gutierrez

Tina Morschauser and Gretchen Brown

Bryan Nunes

Beth & Ian Weber

 

SALON TEAM OF THE YEAR

Showcases a team's diversity, versatility, creativity and expertise in hairstyling. Salon teams must consist of at least two members and be employed at the same salon to be eligible.

Lunatic Fringe

Daniel Holzberger

MAINENTRANCE Artists

Olivier Miotto

Jeremy Wann

 

STUDENT HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

Collections display creativity, versatility and expertise in hairstyling. Students must be enrolled in school or performing required hours in a salon and NOT be a licensed cosmetologist as of the entry deadline.

Saltanat Asbury

Ali Deveraux

Lizz Knaphus

Stormie Roberts

Kerissa Sample

 

TEXTURE

Demonstrate texture skills with designs that complement the individuality of diverse hair textures. Hair texture may be natural or chemically treated, but entries must display wearable, cutting-edge textured hairstyles.

Ammon Carver

Anthony Cress

Heggy Gonzalez

Lauren Moser

Dilek Onur Taylor

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Shipley Alhamed

Alison Shipley Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

You can find Alison on Google+ or e-mail her at ashipley@modernsalon.com.

 


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