Wella Professionals Announces U.S. Finalists For TREND VISION

By Maggie Mulhern | 06/13/2014 10:07:00 AM


The 21 U.S. finalists of Wella Professionals Trend Vision have been announced.

Wella Professionals annual Trend Vision competition, celebrating the skills of pioneering stylists with an inherent sense of originality, is one of the most exciting competitions in our industry.

The 2014 North American Trend Vision competition and awards show will be held in Los Angeles at LA Live on July 20th. Viewers will be treated to artistic demonstrations by Hester Wernert from the Netherlands who will present Metamorphosis, Tim Hartley, former Global Creative Director of the Sassoon Academies and Rodger Azadganian, editorial stylist and owner of 7 Salon & 8 The Salon will present The Cult of the Cut along with the North American Sebastian Core team Omar Antonio, Anthony Cole, Diva Poulos and Marylle Koken will present DOAM.

Innovative colorists, ambitious young stylists and aspiring beauty school students will bring their trend interpretation to life during the live competition.


Color Category U.S. Finalists

Joseph McKernan, Solo

Dacia Carroll, Umbrella Salon

Dana Burke, About Faces Day Spa and Salon

Shirley Gordon, Strands Hair Studio

Kelsey Higginbotham, Rush by Dino Palmieri

Julie Beth Mustoffa, The Parlour

Brenton Lee, Brenton Lee Salon

Michael Haase, Platinum Black Salon

click image to zoom2014 NATVA Color Category Finalists: Joseph McKernan - Solo Dacia Carroll - Umbrella Salon Dana Burke - About Faces Day Spa and Salon Shirley Gordon - Strands Hair Studio Kelsey Higginbotham - Rush by Dino Palmieri Julie Beth Mustoffa - The Parlour Brenton Lee - Brenton Lee Salon Michael M Haase - Salon Platinum Black


Young Talent U.S. Finalists

Todd Da Silva, Bellus Academy

Erik Thrane, Bellus Academy

Chelsea Collins, Hoshalls Salon and Spa

Mariah Joseph, Buzz Salon

Courtney Kochheim, Hair Art and Science Academy

Alisha Basham, London Hair Studios

Taylor Smith, Face It! Salon

Christina Mendoza, Gadabout Salon Spas 

click image to zoom2014 NATVA Young Talent Category Finalists: Todd Da Silva - Bellus Academy Erik Thrane - Bellus Academy Chelsea Collins - Hoshalls Salon Spa Mariah Joseph - Buzz Salon Courtney Kochheim - Hair Art & Science Academy Alisha Basham - London Hair Studios Taylor Smith - Face it! Salon Christina Mendoza - Gadabout Salon and Spa

Student Category U.S. Finalists

Haley Marshall, Bellus Academy - El Cajon

Katie Oliver, Ogle School - Denton

Autumn Macias, Bellus Academy - Poway

Bianca Vigil, Avalon School of Cosmetology

Ashton Morgan, Beau Monde Academy

Leah Crow, Metro Beauty Academy

Phoenix Hobdell, Hays Academy of Hair Design

click image to zoom2014 NATVA Student Category Finalists: Haley Marshall - Bellus Academy | El Cajon Katie Oliver - Ogle School Denton Autumn Macias - Bellus Academy Bianca Vigil - Avalon School of Cosmetology Ashton Morgan - Beau Monde Academy of Cosmetology Leah Crow - Metro Beauty Academy Phoenix Hobdell - Hays Academy of Hair DesigN

Who will take home the gold? Enjoy the festivities at www.facebook.com/WellaEd to watch the live compeition.






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Maggie Mulhern

Maggie Mulhern is the Beauty & Fashion Director at Modern Salon magazine.


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