The 9th Hairist Hairdressing Day took place at 5-Star Fairmont Quasar Hotel in Istanbul with a social responsibility project that supports the foundation for children in need of protection.
The event, that was held for the first time in 2011, gathers Turkey’s most outstanding hairdressers and most reputable brands of hairdressing with a motto – ‘to create the most inspiring atmosphere for the best hair’. Besides, this event hosts both Turkish Hairdresser of the Year Award Ceremony and Estetica Turkey Honor Award Ceremony.
The 8th Hairist Hairdresser of the Year Contest was held via Instagram and the winners below were selected among a total of 5,465 hair designs.
Updo & Styling
1. NILGUN AYVAZ, BURSA
2. IZZET TABAK, ISTANBUL
3. MUSTAFA UZUN, İSTANBUL
People’s Choice: ENES OZDEMİR, DENIZLI
Cut & Color
1. BURAK PIR, GAZIANTEP
2. IZZET TABAK, ISTANBUL
3. KUBRA KURT, MUGLA
People’s Choice: HASAN SAHIN, SAMSUN
While the speaker of the event Judith Malika Liberman –with the topic ‘Tell me a story’– was watched with huge interest, a total of 15.000 TL donation was collected for the benefit of Koruncuk Foundation.
The hair fashion show that followed was organized by the Hairdressers Association Artistic Team and choreographed by Zeynep Arkok with the title ‘Inspiring hair’ and themed after Frida Kahlo. Artistic team members consisted of the most outstanding hairdressing brands of Turkey, which took part in the hair fashion show: Cafer Sahin – MM BAHCECIK, Cemil Irez – HK DIFFERENCE, Fikret Yildirim – LONDON KUAFOR ETILER, Hakan Cevik – SABIT AKKAYA HAIRSTYLIST, Hasan Yavuz – EBIL BEBEK, Huseyin Alkan – SPACEROOM KUAFOR SAMSUN, Ilknur Akbulut – KUFOR ILKNUR BODRUM, Ismet Kemer – YILDIRIM ÖZDEMİR BEBEK, Izzet Tabak – ERDEM KIRAMER AKMERKEZ, Pinar Yildirim – KUAFOR PINAR YILDIRIM GAZIANTEP, Sibel Bircan – ZS GUZELLIK LULEBURGAZ, Soner Dalkilinc – SONER DALKILINC SAC TASARIM IZMIR, Suat Tekten – HK DIFFERENCE, Tevfik Irez – GULAY TIRAN HAIRSTYLIST, and Zeynep Acar – ÇIZGI SAC TASARIM DENIZLI.
Estetica Turkey Honor Award
This is the award that recognizes hairdressers as an example to all of their colleagues thanks to their professional achievements, innovations that they have produced, work for the benefit of the industry, and also their personality and behavior. This year’s winner is: Ali KIRIKTARAK.
Respect for Metin Bahçecik
Metin Bahçecik who works voluntarily for the Hairdressers Association, was announced as honorary president in front of all guests, receiving an outstanding ovation.
Hairist event is supported by Hairdressers Association, Estetica Magazine and the most extensive hairdressing website hairist.com.tr with Aveda, Davines, Hush, Kérastase, L’Oréal Professionnel, Matrix, Revlon Professional, Schwarzkopf Professional, Ventoso Professional Hair Tools and Mac Cosmetics. Hairist contributes to the Children in Need of Protection Foundation and to guide the young people who are educated in hairdressing departments of vocational high schools.
DON’T MISS THE VIDEO BELOW!