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NAHA Deadline Fast Approaching

by CurlStylist on Friday, January 15th, 2010

The deadline for entering the 2010 North American Hairstyling Awards competition is February 8.

Show off your skill and add prestige to your portfolio—enter NAHA and be part of the most prestigious hairstyling competition in North America!

Learn more here!

Enter NAHA!

by Staff on Thursday, October 22nd, 2009


Show off your skill and add prestige to your portfolio. Enter NAHA and be part of the most prestigious hairstyling competition in North America!

NAHA 20 Salon Team of the Year Finalist:
Salon Pure

NAHA 20 Hairstylist of the Year Finalist:
Maureen Anlauf


  • Fashion Forward
  • Contemporary Classic
  • Student Hairstylist of the Year
  • Editorial
  • Avant Garde
  • Make-Up Haircolor
  • Hairstylist of the Year
  • Texture
  • Salon Team
  • Salon Design
  • + New category for 2010 (coming soon)

The Salon Master of Business (MBA) category lets savvy salon owners show off their labor of love!

To enter the Salon MBA category, you must:

  • Generate at least $300,000 annually
  • Have at least three licensed professional staff
  • Be involved in day-to-day operations
  • Have been open for at least three years
  • Salon MBA entries are only accepted online.


Enter NAHA 2010 online and save on processing fees!

Cost to Enter Online

PBA Member Pricing:

  • For licensed cosmetologists: $50
  • For cosmetology students: $25

Non-Member Pricing:

  • For licensed cosmetologists: $65
  • For cosmetology students:$30

Start Your Online Entry Process Today!


Entries Due: February 8, 2010

Finalists Announced: May 1, 2010

NAHA 2010 Ceremony: July 18, 2010

  • Red Carpet Reception: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Awards Ceremony: 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), which is made up of salons and spas, distributors and manufacturers dedicated to improving their individual businesses and the industry as a whole. Led by industry volunteers, the association offers: business tools, education, government advocacy, networking and more. Visit or call 800-468-2274 (480-281-0424) to learn more.

NAHA Winners Announced

by Staff on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

NAHA 20 award winner

Shawna Parvin of Austin, TX, won in the Texture category with this spectacular look.

The Professional Beauty Association, proud presenter of the North American Hairstyling Awards, the most prestigious hairstyling competition in North America, has announced the winners of NAHA 20. Recognized Sunday, July 19, at an awards ceremony attended by a record number of more than 2,000 guests at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, these extraordinary stylists showcase the talent and creativity of the professional beauty industry in North America.

Master Stylist of the Year
Brian and Sandra Smith
Matrix C.R.A.F.T. Global Academy
Dalton, GA

Hairstylist of the Year
Richard St. Laurent
Salon Inpure, Montreal, QB

Salon Team of the Year
Salon Inpure
Montreal, QB

Editorial Stylist of the Year
Daniel Holzberger
Van Michael Salons
Atlanta, GA

Student Hairstylist of the Year
Kelli Parks
Eric Fisher Salon
Wichita, KS

Make-Up Artist of the Year
Janell Geason
Eden Prairie, MN

Avant Garde
Darian Bishop
Tony & Guy
Dallas, TX

Contemporary Classic
Edwin Fontanez
CIELO by Edwin Fontanez
Lakewood, OH

Fashion Forward
Faatemah Ampey
Bella Salon and Spa
St. Paul, MN

Adriana Balea
Francesca’s Salon and Spa
Toronto, ON

Salon Design
Tribe Hair Studio
Portland, OR

Shawna Parvin
World’s Local Parvin
Austin, TX

NAHA awards

Faatemah Ampey, right, accepts her “Fashion Forward” award at the NAHA 20 award ceremony.

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