After catwalk showsthemed Rebel London and Triptych (pictured), with styling services from renowned session stylist Peter Gray and the RUSH Artistic Team, respectivelyit was on to the most important part of the evening: the prize-giving.
While these awards are big news within the industry, it's well worth getting acquainted with the list of winners. Having impressed a stellar line-up of judges including the likes of Malcolm Edwards, Jo Hansford and Charles Worthington, these prize winners are the cream of the hair colouring crop. After weeks of regional competitions where the entrants were whittled down to finalists, the winners were finally announced at last nights glitzy awards ceremony.
The top winners of the night were: Westrow salon, Westpark in Leeds because the team created a stunning overall look that encapsulated the brief, demonstrating hair inspired by fashion. Georges Hairdressing in Leicester came second, while James Roberts Hair & Beauty scooped third place.
The regional winners from the night were:
Northern Ireland: Peter Mark, Belfast
Scotland: Alan Edwards, Glasgow
North West: James Roberts Hair & Beauty, Manchester
North East:Westrow, Westpark, Leeds
South & South West:M&M Spa, Quarry Bank
London: Trveor Sorbie, Covent Garden
If you find having your hair coloured a bank-breaking experience, it would be worth booking in with one of the future stars awarded with the Young Colourist Award. The award is designed to cultivate and develop young talented hairdressers:
Northern Ireland: Lorraine Maarleveld, Bonds Salon, Randalstown
Scotland: Stephanie Morgan, Toni & Guy, Edinburgh
North West: Natasha Calderwood, James Roberts Hair & Beauty, Manchester
North East: Ashleigh Riuutledge, CRC Cutting Room Creative, Leeds
South & South West: Lisa Candy, Vatican Hairdressing, Canterbury
London: Siobhon Golden, Toni & Guy, Ma More