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NAHA Celebrates 24 Years

by CurlStylist on Monday, May 6, 2013

The Professional Beauty Association Announces Finalists for the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA)

NAHA Celebrates 24 Years as the Top Honor for the Professional Beauty Industry

Sunday, July 14, 2013 | Mandalay Bay Resort | Las Vegas, Nevada

Phoenix, AZ (April 30, 2013) - The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announces the much anticipated finalists for the 2013 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). As the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, NAHA celebrates the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry.  As the pinnacle achievement for professional hairstylists and makeup artists, past and present NAHA entrants, finalists and winners continue to push the boundaries of trend-setting style. Drawing from leading editorial, celebrity, and platform artists whose work graces top fashion and beauty magazines, runway shows, and red-carpets, NAHA is the culmination of style, beauty trends and sheer artistry.

NAHAs are given in 14 distinct categories including Avant Garde, Contemporary Classic, Editorial Stylist of the Year, Haircolor, Make-Up Artist of the Year, Master Hairstylist of the Year, Newcomer Stylist of the Year, Salon Design, Salon MBA, Salon Team, Student Hairstylist of the Year, Texture, and all new for 2013, Men’s Hairstylist of the Year.  The highest honor is the coveted award for Hairstylist of the Year.

The 2013 NAHA Awards Ceremony is open to ALL and will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. An evening filled with high-energy, creative expression and artistic presentations by Aveda, KAO/Goldwell and Dimitrios Tsioumas, recipient of the 2012 Hairstylist of the Year NAHA.

NAHA continues to draw from a diverse and internationally renowned list of hairstylists and makeup artists from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and Switzerland. Judges included Vivienne Mackinder, 5-time NAHA award winner, founder ofHairDesignerTV.com, and editor-in-chief of MOD magazine; Tabatha Coffey, author, stylist and host of Bravo’s Tabatha’s Salon Takeover; Nicholas French, renowned UK stylist, author, and speaker; and Damien Carney, prominent beauty industry educator, founder of hairstyling academy Damien Carney London, and NAHA finalist along with many other top hairstylists from around the world! Via a blind judging process, entries were narrowed down to five finalists per category, and only one winner in each category will be chosen.

To see the work of all the NAHA finalists and to learn more about the NAHA Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday, July 14, 2013, visit probeauty.org/naha.

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