6 December 2023

COTY Professional Beauty announces Beauty Envision Awards Finalists

COTY Professional Beauty announced the finalists for the first North American Beauty Envision Awards, a competition for salon pros who are ready to influence the very definition of beauty with the art they create. Finalists will compete live on July 21st, 2019 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

The winner of each category will receive:

  1. ● $5,000 Visa gift card
  2. ● $1,000 studio voucher (flights + hotel must be booked on their own)
  3. ● 12 month Ongoing Digital education: Business & technical teachings

Additionally, winners of the Wella Color Artist of the Year will qualify to attend International TrendVision Creative Retreat.

To discover the work of all finalists, please visit @wellaeducation

For more information on the competition, rules and regulations visit: www.beautyenvisionawards.com

US Color Artist of the Year (Sponsored by Wella Professionals):

  1. Heidi Vande Griend, @heididawn_hairobsessed
  2. Salon: Floyd’s 99 Barbershop Denver
  3. Emma Hancock, @masterpiecehair
  4. Salon: Moriah Brandon’s Hair Salon
  5. Melissa Steranka, @melissathehairwizard
  6. Salon: Floyd’s 99 Barbershop Crofton

CA Color Artist of the Year (Sponsored by Wella Professionals):

  1. Jerica Wentzell, @jericawentzell
  2. Salon: Gingersnap Salon
  3. Elena Bogdanets, @figarosalon 
  4. Salon: Figaro Salon
  5. Daniele Panuccio, @scissormandan
  6. Salon: Precision Styling Il Paradiso Spa & The Hair Boutiquet

Editorial Hair (Sponsored by ghd):

  1. Sophie Stasiecki (CA), @sophiestasiecki
  2. London Michalske (US), @thelocksoflondon
  3. Salon: Mario Nico Salon
  4. Carly Purdy (CA), @hairbycarlypurdy
  5. Salon: Valvano Salon

Creative Hair (Sponsored by Sebastian Professional):

  1. Anthony Cress (US), @anthony_cress
  2. Salon: Studio 4 Salon
  3. Serena Russell (US), @serenascissorhands
  4. Salon: Floyd’s 99 Barbershop Gaithersburg
  5. Nico Norris (US), @hairgasmsbynico
  6. Salon: Vamp Hair Studio

Bridal Hair (Sponsored by NIOXIN):

  1. Sara Ortega (US), @hairspray_studio
  2. Salon: Hair Spray Studio
  3. Angelica Mirela Tanta (US), @angelicaromanianhairstylist
  4. Salon: Hair By Angelica
  5. Shakhnoza Azimova (US), @shakhnozabeauty
  6. Salon: Affinity Hair Academy

Total Transformation (Sponsored by Kadus):

  1. Daniel Lozada (PR), @dannylozadahair
  2. Salon: Saline Salon
  3. Christina Cantore (US), @joellecstylistmt
  4. Salon: Mario Tricoci
  5. Vanessa Fortino (CA), @vee4
  6. Salon: Alessandro Salon

Men’s Hair (Sponsored by SebMan):

  1. Michael Davis (US), @michaelfosterdavis
  2. Salon: Smith & Davis Salon
  3. Pedro A Rodríguez Sotomayor (PR), @ps_barber_pr
  4. Salon: Modern Hairstyling Institute
  5. Adrean de la Parra (US), @adrean182_hair
  6. Salon: The Kingly Hair Group Salon

Future Star:

  1. Mya Kurpjuweit (CA), @myakurpbeauty
  2. Salon: Rose & Onyx Hair Company
  3. Bryan Nieves Santana (PR), @bryan_2995
  4. Salon: Modern Hairstyling Institute
  5. Alexia Reeves (US), @sexyhairbylexi
  6. Salon: Taylor Andrews Academy 

Nail Art (Sponsored by OPI):

  1. Allison Goertzen (CA), @allygnailartistry
  2. Salon: AllyG Nail Artistry
  3. Amy Hwang (CA), @aymehnails
  4. Salon: Kumi Nail Beauty Bar
  5. Guadalupe Ocaranza (US), @gocaranzanails
  6. Salon: Salon Divine

Salon Team:

  1. Harlot Salon (US), @theharlotsalon
  2. Salon: Harlot Salon


  1. Jose R Quinones (PR), @josequinonescarbonell
  2. Salon: Peter Cardon Salon


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