NAHA 2012 Finalists: Texture

By Alison Alhamed | 07/20/2012 12:03:00 PM


The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announces the much anticipated finalists for the 2012 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) LIVE on Facebook April 30th. 

As the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, NAHA celebrates the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. From avant-garde and editorial styling to recognizing the business savvy nature of salon owners, winning a NAHA award is a true pinnacle career achievement.

NAHAs are given in 13 categories including Avant GardeContemporary ClassicSalon TeamEditorial StylistHair ColorMaster HairstylistTextureSalon DesignHairstylist of the YearStudent Hairstylist,Makeup Artist, Salon MBA for salon owners, and all new for 2012, Newcomer Stylist of the Year. As a proud co-founder of NAHA, MODERN SALON Media is THRILLED to present to you, in partnership with PBA, the incredible finalists from each of the categories.

Liz Nevin: Liz Nevin
Jasmine Gibbs: The Cutting Edge
Amy Freudenberg: Maka Beauty Systems
Jose Macias/ Julian Navarro: Leonel Alta Peluqueria
Richie Roman: R Rated Hair






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Alhamed

Alison Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

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