Color Zoom 12 Finalists Announced

By Maggie Mulhern and Lauren Salapatek | 06/21/2012 3:48:00 PM


After an intense judging process of more than 300 entries, the semi finalists from Goldwell's Color Zoom Challenge were announced just moments ago. A finalist will soon be selected from each category to represent the United States this October in London at the Color Zoom International competition.


New Talent Semi-Finalists

Kassandra Retos

Krave Salon

Washington, PA

Melissa Iris Garner

Mizu New York

New York, NY

Michael Gierl

Mizu New York

New York, N

Nicole Larsen

Salon Vivo 

San Carlos, CA

Zachary Allen Jancek

Robert Allen Salon

Fort Lauderdale, FL



Creative Semi-Finalists

Kati McDonald


Wichita Falls, TX

Leslie Cook 


Wichita Falls, TX

Michelle Azouz           


Wichita Falls, TX

Robin Cook


Wichita Falls, TX

Salina Bernal


Wichita Falls, TX


Partner Semi-Finalists

Daniel Rubin

Alpha Hair Design, Inc.

Berkeley, IL

Derrick Zeno


Reno, NV

Nicholas Pagano

I.D. Salon

Syosset, NY

Robert Brown 

Hairobert Salon

Germantown, TN

Tiffany Conway

CoCo Cheveux

South Portland, ME







ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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dhaka  |  March, 14, 2014 at 02:46 PM

just amazing, Its so colorful, so unique style

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