To inspire and promote the Redken Artist community this summer, Redken challenged artists to compete in a three-tiered styling challenge for a chance to connect with the hottest influencers in the industry: a one-week, all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for the Fifth Annual NYX Face Awards. This month, six winners were chosen.
America’s Beauty Show by Cosmetologists Chicago announces the creation of the ABS Global Image Awards, which replace the former CC STARS Photo Competition. The Global Image Awards will recognize hairdressing talent on an international level. The photo competition requests entries in eight different categories: Haircutting, ColorAmerica Colorist of the Year, Avant Garde, Texture, Editorial, Men’s Cutting, Artist Team and Student Champion.
The Trendsetter Awards at Cosmoprof Las Vegas are awarded to brands doing something innovative. Spoolies Hair Curlers has been recognized two years in a row, in 2015 and 2016. MODERN talked to the inventor of today’s Spoolies, Jeanne James, and how she took an old brand name and revived it, always with an eye to giving back.