In celebration of emerging stylists, seasoned professionals and all industry talent, the Licensed to Create Awards by CosmoProf Beauty wrapped up on Sunday, June 3, at Premiere Orlando where they announced the winners!
15 categories were awarded to licensed professionals and student cosmetologists, voted by their peers. Congratulations to the winners!
Student Color: Lori Bassett (@lmariehairr)
Men’s Hair: Josh DeMarco (@hairdemarco)
Best Braid: Shakhzoda Robertson (@samirasjewelry)
Best Nails: Katie Masters (@nailthoughts)
Creative Color: Shanna DeVaul (@shannamichellehair)
Dimensional Blonde: Michelle Atwood (@michelleatwood)
Platinum Blonde: Morgan Benson (@morgan_hairstylist)
Men’s Facial Hair: Harry Hernandez (@houdinistyle)
Best Texture: Deandra Wells (@deandralovesbeauty)
Best Pixie: Michele Sanford (@thisgirlmichele)
Natural Hair color: Angelica Triana (@angietriana.hair)
Hair Tattoo: John Livingston (@jcash_thehairtech)
This was the first year the Licensed to Create Awards by CosmoProf Beauty appeared at Premiere Orlando.
During the event, there was also a special presentation for the Beauty Changes Lives Licensed to Create scholarships. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million in scholarships to date. Scholarships are available to cosmetology, nail, massage and esthetician students in North America.