7 February 2023

America’s Beauty Show celebrates the 2018 ABS Global Image Awards WINNERS!

America’s Beauty Show (ABS) by Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) announced today the winners for second prestigious 2018 ABS Global Image AwardsWATCH THE VIDEO BELOW!

The ABS Global Image Awards recognizes hairdressing talent on an international level. The photo entries represent the best of the best in original hairstyling, hair coloring and haircutting, in eight different categories.

America’s Beauty Show and Cosmetologists Chicago are ecstatic about the industry’s reaction to our worldwide competition,” said CEO Paul Dykstra. “The extremely talented pool of competitors was incredible, and the winners of this year’s photo competition are at the top of their creativity.”

All categories were judged by an elite group of highly esteemed salon industry leaders, influencers and masters from across the globe: Luis Alvarez, Tracey Hughes, Tony Rizzo and Kris Sorbie. The winners of each category were announced during the exciting Beauty Changes Lives Experience on Sunday, April 29th, at The Art Institute of Chicago.

The ABS Global Image Awards Categories and WINNERS are

Avant Garde
Ziortza Zarauza, Centro Beta, San Sebastián, Spain

ColorAmerica Colorist of the Year
Daniel Rubin, Paul Rehder Salon, Chicago, IL

Chrystopher Benson, CBC, South Weber, UT

Sal Misseri, Reverie Salon, Chicago, IL

Men’s Cutting
Jordi Pérez, La Barberia de Gràcia, Barcelona, Spain

Salon Team
David Barron Salon Team, Barron’s London Salon, Atlanta, GA
Haircutting by David Barron; Color by David Barron, Brooke Van Etten, Teresa Burnard and Kyla Green; Make-Up by Lan Grealis; and Photography by John Rawson

Jamal Edmonds, Lamaj in the City, Washington, D.C.

Tyler Bearer, Brown Aveda Institute, Mentor, OH

In addition to each category winner, Sal Misseri of Kaizen Education / Reverie Salon, Chicago, IL is to receive The Leo Passage Gold Trophy in honor of the late Pivot Point founder and Cosmetologists Chicago member, Leo Passage. This is Sal Misseri’s second Leo Passage Gold Trophy award.


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