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.