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How Competition Changed One Stylist as a Professional and a Person

“This is where the real value of entering this competition lies.  It teaches you new skills, discipline, time management, and emotional skills.”

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Announcing the 2020 NAHA Winners

The Professional Beauty Association, producer of the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), has announced the 2020 winners in 16 competition categories. NAHA honors the talent and creativity of the beauty industry’s most inspiring artists.

PBA Announces #NAHAMoment Finalists

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has announced the finalists for 31st annual North American Hairstyling Awards' #NAHAMoment Award: a new award that celebrates the best work of licensed beauty professionals over the past year, which were submitted via Instagram.

5 Tips To Winning NAHA's Nail Category

Get the five tips to winning NAHA's nail category from Reiko Omae. She entered just once and won.

2020 NAHA AWARDS: New Category Announced!

A new category has been announced for the 2020 NAHA's - the NAHA Moment Award. Share what you’ve created across either hair, makeup, or nails between Jan 3-13, 2020 to your public Instagram account. The NAHA Committee will select 5 finalists and one winner. 

Hair Cut Transformation from NAHA Winner Jamie DiGrazia

NAHA Winner for Men's Hairstylist of the Year Jamie DiGrazia created a total transformation on this client who hadn't cut his hair in more than two years. His hair was donated to Hair We Share.

There’s a Tool for That: How to Use Tools to Combat Men’s Hair Concerns

The men in your chair are open to spending more time on their hair at home with styling tools, but it’s up to you to educate him how and when to do so.

2020 NAHA Finalists: Master Hairstylist of the Year

The Master Stylist category is designed to allow the biggest names in the industry to compete with one another. Entrants are top platform artists, educators, artistic directors and previous Hairstylists of the Year who submit five images of a collection exemplifying best work.

2020 NAHA Finalists: Hairstylist of the Year

The Hairstylist of the Year category is the most prestigious recognition a finalist can attain. Check out these diverse, creative and versatile hair designs capturing the excellence and artistry of the industry.

2020 NAHA Finalists: Salon / School Design of the Year

Ambiance is critical to a successful salon. Salons and schools in this category are recognized as the most aesthetically pleasing and well-designed in North America.