The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014! Individuals are recognized in an exclusive star-studded awards ceremony for their artistry and skill in the professional salon industry.

The undeniable talent each winner possesses is inspiring to say the least. Years of trial and error, hard work, and persistence have gotten these winners to where they are today. Sam Villa, hairdresser, platform artist, and educator, published an interview series with some of the industry’s elite. In his five-part interview series, he gets up close and personal with past NAHA winners to discuss their journey to success. Head over to samvilla.com for the first interview of the series with three-time NAHA winner Charlie Price.

NAHA 2011 People’s Choice Winner Charlie Price.

NAHA is part of PBA Beauty Week, North America’s largest, most inclusive beauty event, offering unlimited networking, education, and professional growth opportunities to all sectors of the beauty industry. PBA Beauty Week is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and hosted by Cosmoprof North America. Learn more at probeauty.org.