The Professional Beauty Association, producer of the prestigious North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), just announced the 2019 competition finalists!
This year, NAHA celebrates its 30th anniversary at its new home alongside the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. As the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, NAHA celebrates the talent and creativity of the beauty industry’s most inspiring artists.
This year, NAHA will be hosted by 2018 Olympic Bronze Medalist figure skater and “America’s sweetheart,” Adam Rippon, who will bring his infectious energy and talent to the NAHA stage. On Saturday, January 26th, winners will be announced in sixteen competition categories including hair, nail and makeup artistry. Winners are selected through a multi-round process by a select panel of industry judges.
Watch the video below to view the full list of 2019 NAHA Finalists!
Previous NAHA winners include such recognized industry professionals as 2018 Hairstylist of the Year Danielle Keasling, 2017 Avant Garde winner Chelsea James, 2015 Master Hairstylist of the Year Vivienne Mackinder, 2018 Nail Professional of the Year Sarah Nguyen, and 2018 Team of the Year The Beauty Underground. Following the NAHA ceremony, guests are invited to attend the NAHA After Party at Hotel Maya.
NAHA will take place Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. The event will be broadcast live, on-demand at nahalive.com