Silas Tsang
Blushes, Johnston, RI
Photographer: Andrew O’Toole

Silas Tsang
Blushes, Johnston, RI
Photographer: Andrew O’Toole

The winners have been crowned!

The Professional Beauty Association, producer of the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), has announced the 2020 winners in 16 competition categories. NAHA honors the talent and creativity of the beauty industry’s most inspiring artists. Each year, industry professionals submit their work and are judged by an expert panel of judges, including MODERN's own Editor in Chief Alison Alhamed and Beauty & Fashion Director Maggie Mulhern

The NAHA celebration took place during the International Salon and Spa Expo on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. MODERN SALON, proud co-founders of NAHA, hosted the official NAHA red carpet to congratulate the finalists and welcome the VIP guests to our industry's most prestigious competition. You can watch the entire show and red carpet coverage here. 

Join us in celebrating all of the winners! 

2020 NAHA Winners:

Avant Garde: Rodrigo Araneda, Montreal, QC

Editorial/Session Stylist of the Year: Lucie Doughty, Los Angeles

Haircolor: Chrystofer Benson, Ogden, UT

Haircutting: Yuki Yasui, New York

Hairstylist of the Year: Silas Tsang, Ottawa, ON

Makeup Artist of the Year: Katie Nash, Wichita, KS

Master Hairstylist of the Year: Julie Vriesinga, London, ON

Men’s Hairstylist of the Year: Ammon Carver, Chicago

Nail Professional of the Year: Cassandra Clark, Aubrey, TX

NAHAMoment: Erica Reynolds Keelen, Jacksonville, FL

Newcomer Stylist of the Year: Cassie Carey, Brooklyn, NY

Salon/School Design of the Year: TONI&GUY Galleria, Addison, TX

Student Hairstylist of the Year: Dorothy Greene: Columbus, OH

Styling and Finishing: Michelle O’Connor, Hollywood, FL

Team of the Year: Salon by InStyle Design Team, Plano, TX

Texture: Norm Wright, Toronto, ON

All NAHA images/photos are copyright © of the North American Hairstyling Awards and the Professional Beauty Association. All rights reserved.

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, Click here.

Originally posted on Modern Salon