Enter NAHA - Student Hairstylist of the Year


Student Hairstylist of the Year

(From left to right: 2014 Finalist Nicole Gary, 2013 Winner Stormie Roberts, 2012 Winner Cassandra Monteyro, 2011 Winner Giovanna Simington)

As the most prestigious award for a cosmetology student, the Student Hairstylist of the Year recognizes visionary students for their creativity, determination and hard work. Submit your collection showcasing your expertise in hairstyling.

  • Demonstrate the harmony between photographer’s execution and stylist’s creativity
  • Consider the continuity of all images within the collection
  • Work must demonstrate world-class hairdressing

Requirements


  • Entrant MUST be enrolled in school or performing required hours in a salon
  • Entrant MUST NOT be a licensed cosmetologist as of the February 19, 2015 entry deadline
  • Three Final Images (no larger than 3MBs each)
  • Three Unedited Images (no larger than 3MBs each)
  • All images must be in JPEG (.jpg) format
  • Resolution of at least 300DPI (CMPI not accepted)
  • No smaller than 8" x 10"
  • Signed NAHA Photo Release Form
  • One-Three Models Used

Category Tips


  • Students may be asked to submit references if selected as a finalist
  • Do not use Photoshop or similar software/programs to fill in or create hair in the final images
  • Do not use Photoshop or similar software/programs to "cut" the hair
  • Hair should be styled exactly as desired before the photo is taken

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Forms





2015 Entry Process Opens November 3rd! Learn more.