Professional haircare brand Aquage, part of Conair’s suite of professional brands, won three ABS Global Image Awards at this year’s America’s Beauty Show (ABS) in Chicago, IL.
Chris Vandehey, Aquage educator and salon owner of Style on 2nd based in Portland, OR, won in the Avant Garde Professional category. Aquage Haircare Master Artist, Shelly Devlin won in the Texture Professional category. Lastly, Karen Franco, a student at Eric Fisher Academy, an Aquage partnership school located in Wichita, Kansas, won in the Student category.
“We are so proud of Shelly, Chris and Karen for their achievement in being recognized as Global Image Award winners!” said Luis Alvarez, Vice President of Creative and Education, BaBylissPRO. “ABS is always an exciting show to be a part of, but this year was truly a memorable one. With three exciting wins, there is a lot of momentum and excitement at Aquage. The level of talent, hard work and dedication that our team of educators and students bring every day is truly exceptional.”
Hundreds of industry professionals and students from around the world enter the Global Image Awards competition. Three finalists are selected in each of the 12 categories, with the grand prize winner receiving the prestigious ABS Global Image Awards Trophy along with international recognition from industry peers, organizations and publications.
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