The 2015 North American Trend Vision competition (NATVA) will take place on Sunday July 19, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Wella Professionals annual Trend Vision competition celebrates the skills of pioneering stylists with an inherent sense of originality at every level of their career.  This year over 1200 innovative colorists, ambitious young stylists and aspiring beauty school students submitted their own interpretations of the Wella Professionals annual trend collection, in one of three categories; Student, Young Talent or Color.  This year’s finalists created looks based on the 2015 seasonal collections, Journey of Enlightenment and New Frontier. 


Color Vision



Bradford Holshouser

Beaux Art Salon

Brenton  Lee

Brenton Lee Salon

Heather McGowen

Planet Salon

Irene Urias

Hairroin Salon

Jennifer Zawislak

Mario Tricoci Salon

Katie Manselle

Ananda Hair Studio

Michael Haase

Salon Platinum Black

Stacie McIlwain

CCU College

Young Talent

Alisha Basham

London Hair Studios

Amy Whitaker

Ergun Tercan European Salon

Brett Wyatt

Bijin Salon and Spa

Enrique  Lemus

Davids Beautiful People

Erika Nash

Root Salon

Sara Guarducci

Dieci Lifestyle Spa

Taylor Roles

Bijin Salon and Spa

Tiffany Bernard

Union Salon South


Amanda Casey

Ogle School

Christina  Van Allen

Hays Academy of Hair Design

Dario Araujo

Avalon School of Cosmetology

Elizaveta Solovyeva

Bellus Academy

Julie  Richard

John Ridgel's Academy of Beauty

Kimberly Hatton

Beau Monde Academy

Laura  Kevil

Pivot Point Academy

Randi Green

Ogle School



Color Vision

Damien Carvery

Texture Hair Salon

Ilona Garson

Jet Black Hair & Studio

Melissa Tremblay

Coiffure Pro Style

Natalie Thompson

Texture Hair Salon

Rodrigo Araneda

Olab Coiffeurs

Sandro Saccoccia

Salon Gaboa

Suzanne Pack

Texture Hair Salon

Young Talent

Aleksandra Maksic

Onare Salon

Cristina Prioletta

Salon Samuel Augustin

Jessy Lachance

R&M Coiffure

Paige Ingram

Union Salon

Vanessa Vandenbroucke

Olab Coiffeurs

Vicky Busque

Toque & Cie

Ziad El-zoor

Textures Hair Salon


Angelica Grasso

Marvel Beauty

David Dwyer

Donato Academy of Hairstyling

Jane Lambert

Donald Proulx

Melina Tzinevrakis

Studio Caract'hair

Michael Sauvaget

Donato Salon & Spa

Shara Maryelle Charrette

R&M Coiffure


During the live competition, 44 finalists from the United States and Canada will demonstrate their skill set and creativity.  Finalists will bring their artistic interpretations to life for a panel of leading beauty industry experts. Among this year’s panel of judges are MODERN SALON's Maggie Mulhern, Eden Sassoon, Whitney Port and Andy Lecompte.  Judges will evaluate each look based criteria specific to the finalists’ category, including overall look, technique and creative expression.  In addition to the live competition and awards, the evening will showcase an inspiring line up of artistic demonstrations from some of the best hairdressing talent the industry has to offer.

One of the hairdressing industry’s most prestigious and truly international creative competitions, Wella Professionals annual Trend Vision competition offers young stylists and talented colorists a chance to showcase their passion and talent to the world. The Gold winners of NATVA will go on to represent their respective countries at the International Trend Vision Awards (ITVA) in Berlin, Germany on November 22, 2015.


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