It’s official! The 27th annual Hairdresser’s Journal
2011 British Hairdressing Awards,
sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, have launched!
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There’s no better way to make a name for yourself in the beauty industry than to enter one of the many respected competitions, awards or events. Even if you’re not lucky enough to win, the publicity surrounding these events ensure that your name will be promoted throughout the industry, and your work will be seen by some of the biggest names in the business -
and, most likely, published.
Hairdresser’s Journal’s British Hairdressing Awards 2011, sponsored by Schwarzopf Professional
Who can enter?
All qualified hairdressers who have been working in the UK for a minimum of three years; with the exception of Newcomer of the Year, where entrants should be 25 years and under, with a regular column in the salon.
What are the details?
For initial entry, submit four photographs created in the past 12 months, which depict current trends in a creative and inspirational way. Call the number below or visit www.hji.co.uk
for more details, as specific requirements for each category vary.
What is the prize?
A trophy, PR support, and a prestigious title from the ‘Oscars’ of the hairdressing industry.
Where can I get the information?
Angelo Seminara, one of my favorite & inspiring hairdressers, won British Hairdresser of the Year 2007 & 2010
Here’s one of his looks from last years competition.
Each year, hundreds of hairdressers from all over the UK dedicate months of hard work preparing their entries.
There are 15 categories to enter, which include a variety of disciplines, regional and specialist categories:
and the most prestigious award – British Hairdresser of the Year.
Take an hour and look through last year’s winners & entries.
Even the newcomers category will blow you away. Here’s a sample:
Don’t forget to also check out the nominees for 2010
Any hairdresser can compete with the biggest names in the industry on a level playing field. This competition is based on photographic entries that demonstrate the skills & talents of the entrant. All entries are judged independently by a distinguished panel, with all entries remaining anonymous, and results counted and compiled by an independent firm of auditors.
HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year is the most prestigious prize in hairdressing. Each year the shortlist is nominated by an anonymous panel of hairdressing experts. The nominees then create a collection of hairstyle photography that demonstrates their hairdressing skills and submit a CV that proves why they should be the hairdressing ambassador that is the British Hairdresser of the Year.
Competitions like this have significantly raised the bar of hairdressing in general. Let alone British hairdressing! It’s huge publicity for all who make it in the top tier. And winners, even if unknown, become overnight sensations. The most pretigious award of the night – British Hairdresser of the Year – is recognized worldwide. The winner officially becomes the ambassador for British hairdressing and appears on all forms of media outlets: TV, Radio, Print, Commercials, etc
If you’re in the area, Download Entry Form here.
Closing date for entries is 5pm, Friday 24th June 2011.
The Awards will be announced on Monday 28th November 2011
at Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, Park Lane, London W1.
I’m excited to see the results!