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

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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 of HairDesignerTV.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. A full list of finalists can be viewed below.

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All NAHA images are the property of the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) and the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). All rights reserved. Images may be used for editorial coverage only. All images must include a credit with 1) the stylist’s name and 2) NAHA Finalist and Category. For high-resolution images of all NAHA entries, please contact Brad Masterson at 702.567.8049 or bradmasterson@ypublicrelations.com.

AVANT GARDE

FINALIST NAME

Matt  Swinney

Nicholas French

Jake Thompson

Michael Albor & Donna Hamilton

Martin Alarie

CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC

FINALIST NAME

Charlie Price

Ammon Carver

Timothy Switzer

Geno  Chapman

Hope Doms

EDITORIAL

FINALIST NAME

Maryl Velbeck

Dennis Cooper

Charlie Price

Michael Albor

Sherri Jessee

HAIRCOLOR

FINALIST NAME

Sue Pemberton

Robert Banyaga

Silas Tsang

Jennifer Roskey

DeAnnalyn Teal

HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Allen Ruiz

Sal Misseri

James Abu-Ulba

Charlie Price

Alina Friesen

MAKE-UP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Katy Albright

Janell Geason

David Maderich

Gina Comminello

Katelyn Simkins

MASTER STYLIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Dimitrios Tsioumas

Frank Rizzieri

Ruth Roche

Eric Fisher

Charlie Price

MEN’S HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Andrew Carruthers

Sal Misseri

Mark Santarossa

Matthew Morris

Guy Auclair

NEWCOMER STYLIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Todd Kane

Caitlin Charles-DeGarmo

Aaron Rogers

Nai’Vasha Johnson

Jeremy McDougle

SALON DESIGN

FINALIST NAME

Matthew Morris

Raychel Harrison

John & Jenni  Kanski

Tyler James & Jessica Danielle

Dan Csicsai

SALON MBA

FINALIST NAME

Bryan Nunes

Beth & Ian Weber

Tina Morschauser & Gretchen Brown

Matthew Morris & Marvin Gutierrez

Susan Haise

SALON TEAM

FINALIST NAME

Olivier Miotto

Lunatic Fringe

Jeremy Wann

Daniel Holzberger

MAINENTRANCE Artists

STUDENT HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

FINALIST NAME

Ali Deveraux

Saltanat Asbury

Kerissa Sample

Lizz Knaphus

Stormie Roberts

TEXTURE

FINALIST NAME

Anthony Cress

Lauren Moser

Ammon Carver

Heggy Gonzalez

Dilek Onur Taylor

 

SALON NAME

Evolution

Matrix

Lunatic Fringe

The Loft Salon

Salon Pure

 

SALON NAME

Halo Salon

Mizu Salon

Timothy and Co Salon and Spa

Julian August

JCPenney

 

SALON NAME

Maryl V. Salon

Square Colour Salon Spa

Halo Salon

The Loft Salon

Sherri’s Hair Salon

 

SALON NAME

Sue Pemberton LLC

TIGI

Blushes

Ladies and Gentlemen Salon

TEAL Salon

 

SALON NAME

Jackson Ruiz Salon

Ladies and Gentlemen Salon

Spa Utopia & Salons

Halo Salon

A Michael Levine Salon Group

 

SALON NAME

Katy Albright

Aveda

David Maderich

THE LOOK SALON

Katelyn Simkins Makeup Artistry

 

SALON NAME

MIZU NY

Rizzieri Salon & Spa

 

Eric Fisher Salon

Halo Salon

 

SALON NAME

Lunatic Fringe

Ladies and Gentlemen Salon

Ego Salon

Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare

Eau Clair Hair Care

 

SALON NAME

Matrix

Eric Fisher Salon

Eric Fisher Salon

Nai’Vasha International

Lunatic Fringe

 

SALON NAME

Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare

Salon Nuuvo

Mitch Men’s Salon

Salon Evidence

Salon Glo

 

SALON NAME

Blo

Studio Be Salon

REJUVENATION SPA, INC.

Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare

Neroli Salon & Spa

 

SALON NAME

Glam Salon Boutique

Lunatic Fringe Salon

Salon Visage

Van Michael Salons

MAINENTRANCE Artists

 

SALON NAME

Aveda Institute Provo

Aveda Fredric’s Institute Cincinnati

Aveda Fredric’s Institute Indianapolis

Taylor Andrews Academy

Eric Fisher Academy

 

SALON NAME

Studio 4 Salon

Salon 621

Mizu Salon

Aveda Institute Provo

JCPenney

 

LOCATION

Minneapolis,  MN

Westhampton, NY

Salt Lake City, UT

Boston, MA

Montreal, QC

 

LOCATION

Denver, CO

New York, NY

Oshawa, ON

Los Angeles, CA

Marlton, NJ

 

LOCATION

Rowland Heights, CA

Las Vegas, NV

Denver, CO

Boston, MA

Bristol, VA

 

LOCATION

Henderson, NV

Lewisville, TX

Ottawa, ON

Chicago, IL

Portland, OR

 

LOCATION

Austin, TX

Chicago, IL

Langley, BC

Denver, CO

Vancouver, BC

 

LOCATION

Waxhaw, NC

Eden Prairie, MN

New York City, NY

Denver, CO

Denver, CO

 

LOCATION

New York, NY

Marlton, NJ

Scottsdale, AZ

Wichita, KS

Denver, CO

 

LOCATION

Salt Lake City, UT

Chicago, IL

Brampton, ON

Denver, CO

Scarborough, ME

 

LOCATION

Scottsdale, AZ

Viola, KS

Derby, KS

Atlanta, GA

Salt Lake City, UT

 

LOCATION

Denver, CO

Calabasas, CA

Normal,  IL

Waco, TX

Valencia, CA

 

LOCATION

Raleigh, NC

Fort Collins, CO

Madison, WI

Denver, CO

Milwaukee, WI

 

LOCATION

Montreal, QC

Salt Lake City, UT

Knoxville, TN

Montreal, WC

New York, NY

 

LOCATION

Provo, UT

West Chester, OH

Indianapolis, IN

West Jordan, UT

Wichita, KS

 

LOCATION

Newport Beach, CA

Wyandotte, MI

New York, NY

Provo, UT

Dallas, TX