Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Winners announced at the 26th British Hairdressing Awards

Last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane, the winners of HJ’s 26th British Hairdressing Awards were announced. Angelo Seminara was honoured with the top prize of 2010 British Hairdresser of the Year. Angelo is pictured here with his award, presented by Jayne Lewis Orr (editor of Hairdresser's Journal) and Colin Sillery (MD of Schwarzkopf). Previous winners of this accolade include Trevor Sorbie, Anthony Mascolo, Irvine and Rita Rusk, John Frieda and Andrew Collinge.

Each year hairdressers from all over the UK prepare entries for one of the sixteen categories. There are nine regional categories covering all areas of the UK, six specialist categories, which include Afro, Men’s, Newcomer, Artistic Team and Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year, along with the Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year, and British Hairdresser of the Year. The evening was compered by Jonathan Ross. The Winners of the 2010 British Hairdressing Awards:

HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year 2010 – Angelo Seminara

Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year – Efi Davies, Toni & Guy, Covent Garden

Men’s Hairdresser of the Year – Jody Taylor, Toni & Guy, London

Afro Hairdresser of the Year – Kim Johnson and Michelle Sultan, Hype Coiffure, London

Artistic Team of the Year – RUSH Hair

Newcomer of the Year – Dan Spiller, Marc Antoni, Fleet

Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year – Christel Lundqvist HOB, London

London Hairdresser of the Year - Skyler McDonald, seanhanna, Putney

Southern Hairdresser of the Year - Seung-ki-Baek, RUSH Epsom

Eastern Hairdresser of the Year – Christopher Appleton, George’s Hairdressing, Leicester

Midlands Hairdresser of the Year – Lewis Moore and Jacky Crosby, Francesco Group, Streetly

North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year – Alexander Turnball, Alexander Hair and Beauty, Hull

North Western Hairdresser of the Year – Sharon Peake, Ethos Hairdressing, Manchester

Wales & South West Hairdresser of the Year – Scott Smurthwaite and Will Eagles, Cream, Gloucester

Scottish Hairdresser of the Year - Kay McIntyre, McIntyre’s, Dundee

Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year – Keith Kane, Keith Kane Hair International, Belfast