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Announcing the 2015 NAHA Finalists!

Lauren Salapatek | May 6, 2015 | 10:50 AM
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It's the moment you have been waiting for all year! To kick off the excitement of the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) presents the 2015 NAHA finalists. Click on the category below and flip through each of the finalists' collections.

The star-studded NAHA awards ceremony will feature amazing artistic presentations, special celebrity guests, the hottest trends on the runway and endless amounts of inspiration!

MODERN will be reporting LIVE from the Red Carpet and the Awards Ceremony at NAHA 2015. The awards will be held Sunday, July 12, 2015, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. MODERN SALON will also be producing the NAHA Winner’s Portfolio in partnership with PBA and Redken, Pureology, Matrix, L’Oreal Professionnel, Mizani, Essie, SalonCentric and StyleSeat.

Make sure to check out PBA’s Facebook page to watch a special video created to showcase the work and photography that represents the artistry of NAHA.

Avant Garde

  • Christian James, Dres Hair Salon and Spa in Phoenix, AZ
  • Chrystofer Benson, Chrystofer Benson Collective in South Weber, UT
  • Dallan Flint, Boeau Belle Salon & Spa in Irving, TX
  • Erika Fung, NC Salon in Markham, ON - 2015 Winner!
  • Nicole Gary, Aquage, Pinon Hills, CA

Contemporary Classic

  • Lindsey Olson, Lockport, IL
  • Michael Haase, Salon Platinum Black in Los Angeles, CA
  • Nick Stenson, JCPenney Salons in Dallas, TX
  • Robert Grimes, RLG Salon in Austin, TX - 2015 Winner!
  • Todd Jackson, Salon Gregorie's in Newport Beach, CA

Editorial

  • Damien Carney, Damien Carney in New York, NY
  • Danielle Keasling, Salon Karma in Bluffton, SC
  • Franco Della Grazia, Cutler Salon NYC in New York, NY
  • Lisa Yamasaki, J's Hair Studio & Academy in Rowland Heights, CA - 2015 Winner!
  • Palma N'Sheluvzit, The Hair Spot in Toronto, ON

Haircolor

  • Dallan Flint, Boeau Belle Salon & Spa in Irving, TX
  • Erica Reynolds Keelen, Cortello Salon in Jacksonville, FL
  • Greta Coston, Grassroots Salon in South Weber, UT
  • Jennifer Roskey, Aveda, Chicago, IL
  • Marlo Steenman, Hair by Marlo in St. Albert, AB - 2015 Winner!

Hairstylist of the Year

  • Alain Pereque, Salon Saco Drummond in Cote Saint-Luc, QC
  • Allen Ruiz, Jackson Ruiz Salon in Austin, TX
  • Matt Swinney, Evolution Experience Hair Culture in Minneapolis, MN
  • Robert Grimes, RLG Salon in Austin, TX - 2015 Winner!
  • Sal Misseri, Ladies and Gentlemen Salon in Chicago, IL

Makeup Artist of the Year

  • Aeriel Payne, Brooklyn NY
  • David Maderich, New York, NY
  • Katelyn Simkins, Denver, CO - 2015 Winner!
  • Kymm Ernst, Freelance Makeup Artist/Zenobia Agency, Beaverton, OR
  • Sara Lindsay, Sara Lindsay Makeup Studio in Regina, SK

Master Hairstylist of the Year

  • Vivienne Mackinder, HairDesignerTV, Riverhead, NY - 2015 Winner!
  • Alain Pereque, Salon Saco Drummond in Cote Saint-Luc, QC
  • Charlie Price, Halo Salon in Denver, CO
  • Allen Ruiz, Jackson Ruiz Salon in Austin, TX
  • Dusty Simington, Salon Gregorie's in Newport Beach, CA

Men's Hairstylist of the Year

  • Ammon Carver, Ammon Carver for L'ANZA, New York, NY
  • Christina Franklin, Eric Fisher Academy in Derby, KS
  • Eric Zamarripa, Lock & Loaded in Chicago, IL
  • Katie Lopez, Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare in Denver, CO
  • Paul Pereira, Solo Bace Salon in Toronto, ON - 2015 Winner!

Nail Professional (*New category this year!*)

  • Cassandra Clark, Tangerine Salon & Spa in Coppell, TX
  • Chandera Tolley, Austin Springs Spa & Salon in Johnson City, TN
  • Paige Roy, Cutting Loose Hair Design in Winnipeg, MB
  • Renee Fishell, K Bella Hair Studio & Spa in Milford, MI
  • Reiko Omae, JINsoon Beauty LLC in New York, NY - 2015 Winner!

Newcomer Stylist of the Year

  • Anna Bianca Pacino, Seasons SalonSpa in Redlands, CA
  • Clinton Norris, Paul Mitchell the School San Diego in Carlsbad, CA
  • Cynthia Valdez, Jackson Ruiz Salon in Austin, TX
  • Lizz Kopta, Salt Lake City, UT - 2015 Winner!
  • Nicole Gary, Aquage, Pinon Hills, CA

Salon Design

  • Van Council, Van Michael Salon in Alpharetta, CA
  • Dominick Sansevero and Richard Cronk, Bangz Salon and Wellness Spa in Montclair, NJ
  • Janine Jarman, Hairroin Salon NYC in New York, NY - 2015 Winner!
  • Robert Quinn, Zoltons 2 in Scottsdale, AZ
  • Debbie Webster, TONI&GUY Hairdressing Salon in Plano, TX

Salon MBA

Salon Team

  • Local B in Outremont, QC - 2015 Winner!
  • Ladies and Gentlemen Salon in Chicago, IL
  • Salon Pure in Montreal, QC
  • Jackson Ruiz Salon in Austin, TX
  • Blushes in Ottawa, ON

Student Hairstylist of the Year

  • Dustin Villa, Aveda Institute Tucson in Tucson, AZ - 2015 Winner!
  • Maddie James, Aveda Institute Provo in Saratoga Springs, UT
  • Madison Wade, Aveda Institute Denver in Lakewood, CO
  • Nicole Barrera, Aveda Institute Phoenix in Phoenix, AZ
  • Reno Prezio, Paul Mitchell the School San Diego, Valley Center, CA

Texture

  • Cindy Bartlett, Village Hair Studio in Mississauga, ON
  • Jasmine Burnside, Whittemore House Salon in New Haven, CT
  • Lauren Moser, Hair Lab Detroit in Wyandotte, MI - 2015 Winner!
  • Lindsey Olson, Lindsey Olson in Lockport, IL
  • Robert Grimes, RLG Salon in Austin, TX

 

 

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