19 September 2021

NAHA Hot News! Meet the 2018 North American Hairstyling Awards Winners

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is always an event full of creativity and inspiration. Last night marked 29 years of the fabulous NAHA awards: ESTETICA is excited to share with you the 15 winners!

The 2018 NAHA Awards Ceremony gathered more than 3,000 people at the Mandalay Bay Resort in fabulous Las Vegas and was presented by celebrity stylist and industry icon, Tabatha Coffey. The gala also included live presentations by 2017 Hairstylist of the Year Mio Sota, the ULTA Pro Beauty Artistic Team, The Beauty Underground, 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.

Drawing from leading editorial, celebrity, and platform artists whose work graces top fashion and beauty magazines, runway shows, and red carpets, NAHA is the culmination of style, beauty trends and sheer artistry.

Here is the list of winners for 2018 NAHA Awards:

  •     Avant-Garde Hairstylist of the Year // Silas Tsang
        Editorial/Session Hairstylist of the Year // Mandy MacFadden
        Haircolor Award // Lori Zabel
  •     Haircutting Award // Rodrigo Araneda
        Hairstylist of the Year // Danielle Keasling
        Make-up Artist of the Year // David Maderich
        Master Hairstylist of the Year // Silas Tsang
        Men’s Hairstylist of the Year // Jamie DiGrazia
        Nail Professional of the Year // Sarah Nguyen
        Newcomer Hairstylist of the Year // Reno Prezio
        People’s Choice Award // Lori Zabel
        Salon Design Award // Studio So Lara
        Salon Team Award // The Beauty Underground
  •     Styling & Finishing Award // Frank Cini
        Student Hairstylist of the Year // Ali Haller
        Texture Award // Michelle O’Connor

NAHA is celebrating its 30th year of honoring talented and creative artists across 15 categories. With this historic moment, the NAHA Celebration is moving to the International Salon & Spa Expo in Long Beach, CA on January 26, 2019.


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