Hairstylist of the Year
Dazzle us with a collection that shows your range and versatility in cutting, styling, editorial or outré hair (or any combination of it all). Anything goes! Note - Regional winners will become automatic finalists for the USA award.
barber Stylist OF THE YEAR
Whether classic or extreme, this category's collections may use male and/or female models. Show us how well your detail work can enhance your model's feature as well as compliment their hair texture, density and style. We do caution that any digital retouching of any kind including altering lines, fades, etc., will result in your entry being disqualified.
hairstylist of the Year
Let your imagination take over and devise your most astonishing designs. Do something arresting, dynamic, innovative, and most importantly, something we have never seen before!
hair Colorist of the Year
From classic to over the top, express yourself, show off and submit the absolute best of what you do. Difficulty, taste and execution are key! Be ambitious! Remember, NO synthetic hair of any kind is allowed in this category. Human hair wigs, hairpieces, and extensions ARE allowed. Note - Regional winners will become automatic finalists for the USA award.
makeup artist of the Year
A look is never complete without makeup, so we have an award for that too! Glamorous, eccentric, transformational, or classic, makeup can enhance or completely change the look of the person wearing it. Show us what you do with your brushes, powders and creams!
These categories will not accept submissions and will be nominated by Hair Awards USA Style Council members.
artistic team of the Year
Are you part of a group of professionals from a variety of workplaces that collaborate to create collections or maybe you are an Artistic Team from a single salon? Jump in here and show us what great minds with mad skills do when they work together! Note - Regional winners will become automatic finalists for the USA award.
uncensored beauty award
For the artist who follows the road less traveled; the one who paves their own path. This artist knows no boundry and is willing to break the rules to tell a story with their art. They make it possible for others to go against the norm. This artist will not be put in a traditional box; they won't be censored. They are the epitome of Uncensored Beauty. This category will not accept submissions and will be nominated by Hair Awards USA Style Council members.