The HJ British Hairdressing Awards’ Finalists Announced
The reputation of over 100 the country’s leading hairdressers has been confirmed after their announcement as a finalist at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2018, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.
The stylists, colourists and specialist hairdressers from across the UK will now be required to submit a further four images to make a collection of eight for the second-round judging in September, before the awards ceremony in November.
The Finalist Categories Include
- Afro Hairdresser of the Year
- Artistic Team of the Year
- Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year
- Men’s Hairdresser of the Year
- Newcomer Hairdresser of the Year
- Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year
- Eastern Hairdresser of the Year
- London Hairdresser of the Year
- Midlands Hairdresser of the Year
- North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year
- North Western Hairdresser of the Year
- Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year
- Scottish Hairdresser of the Year
- Southern Hairdresser of the year
- Wales and South West Hairdresser of the Year
Reputation Precedes Them
Commenting on the announcement, Jayne Lewis-Orr, executive director of the British Hairdressing Awards said; “To be named as a finalist at the British Hairdressing Awards highlights just how exceptional these individuals are. Already names within the industry, all with fantastic skill and vision, their reputation precedes them.
“We are always in awe of the brilliance these hairdressers demonstrate as they showcase their collections. Britain has long had a world-class reputation for exceptional hair design and the finalists’ work epitomises this. We wish them all the very best of luck for the next stage and look forward to seeing them at the awards ceremony in November.”
Recognising & Rewarding
The British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, celebrates the very best of British hairdressing – recognising and rewarding the creative talents of individuals and teams who make this industry one of which we can all be proud. Currently over 287,000 people work within the hairdressing, barbering and beauty industries**; contributing over £7bn to the UK economy each year.
A Word From Schwarzkopf
“Sponsoring HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards is an enormous privilege, and we at Schwarzkopf Professional are delighted that we can partner with HJ in supporting and recognising the very best hairdressing talent across the UK. Hairdressing is an industry of endless enthusiasm and creativity and nowhere is this more evident than in the entries for these awards. Receiving a finalist place in these awards is a phenomenal feat and we extend our biggest congratulations to all of the finalists and would like to wish them all the luck for the awards ceremony” says Stuart Hamid, Schwarzkopf Professional General Manager, UK and Ireland.
The British Hairdressing Awards have launched the careers of a host of household names: from John Freida and Nicky Clarke to TONI&GUY creative director Sacha Mascolo-Tarbuck, as well as TV favourites Lisa Shepherd and Andrew Barton. The British Hairdressing Awards will take place on 26th November 2018 at Grosvenor House Hotel, a J W Marriott Hotel, Park Lane, London.
For further details and the full list of finalists, please visit here.