30 September 2023

Hail to the Champions: Meet the 2016 NAHA Winners!

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is always an event full of talent and creativity. Last night marked 27 years of the coveted NAHA awards: ESTETICA is excited to share with you the 15 winners!

The 2016 NAHA Awards Ceremony gathered more than 3,000 people last night at the Mandalay Bay Resort in fabulous Las Vegas and was presented by Tony Award winning actor Alan Cumming, hairstyled for the event by acclaimed stylist and educator Shannon King. The gala also included amazing live presentations by Moroccanoil, The Beauty Underground Artistic Team, the Redken Team including Sam Villa, Chris Baran and Justin Isaac, and Antoinette Beenders & the Aveda Artistic Team.

Organized by PBA, NAHA is undoubtedly the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, celebrating the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. As the pinnacle achievement for professional hairstylists and makeup artists, past and present NAHA entrants, finalists and winners continue to push the boundaries of trend-setting style.

Here is the list of winners for 2016 NAHA Awards!

    Avant-Garde Hairstylist of the Year // Edward Woody
    Contemporary Classic Award // Dilek Onur Taylor
    Editorial Hairstylist of the Year // Lucie Doughty
    Haircolor Award // Chrystofer Benson
    Hairstylist of the Year // Matt Swinney
    Make-up Artist of the Year // Isidro Valencia
    Master Hairstylist of the Year // Ammon Carver
    Men’s Hairstylist of the Year // Nicole Higgins
    Nail Professional of the Year // Cassandra Clark
    Newcomer Hairstylist of the Year // Evan Erickson
    People’s Choice Award // Matthew Tyldesley
    Salon Design Award // Michael & Michael
    Salon Team Award // Ammon Carver Studio
    Student Hairstylist of the Year // Jessee Ervin
    Texture Award // Michelle O’Connor

We at ESTETICA want to give a personal salute to all of the amazing talent, congratulations!


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