Think you have what it takes to compete with the best? Put your skills to the test! The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is the industry’s most prestigious photographic hairstyling competition. Each year, thousands of the industry’s finest artists enter for a chance to win a coveted NAHA.

Add prestige to your portfolio and get the recognition you deserve. Compete among the industry’s best.  Choose from 13 creative categories:

  • Avant Garde
  • Contemporary Classic
  • Editorial Stylist of the Year
  • Haircolor
  • Hairstylist of the Year
  • Newcomer Stylist of the Year New for 2012!
  • Make-up Artist of the Year
  • Master Stylist of the Year Invitation Only
  • Salon Team
  • Salon Design of the Year
  • Salon Master of Business (MBA)
  • Student Hairstylist of the Year
  • Texture

NAHA 2012 Entries are due February 9, 2012. Get Started Today! Want to learn more? Visit

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NAHA 2012 will be held Sunday, July 22, 2012, during PBA Beauty Week in Las Vegas, the industry’s most inclusive beauty event. Learn more at Be part of the NAHA Facebook community.

NAHA is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). PBA advances the beauty industry by providing its members with education, networking opportunities, industry events, business tools, and government advocacy to ensure business and career success. PBA is the largest organization of beauty industry professionals with members representing salons, spas, distributors, manufacturers and licensed professionals. Visit or call 800.468.2274 to learn more.