19 June 2024

BHAs Celebrate the Best of British Hair Expertise

The British Hairdressing Awards (BHAs) 2021, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, celebrate the very best of British hairdressing talent

The prestigious BHAs black tie event took place on Monday at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane; with winners receiving their awards in front of a 1,400 strong audience of hairdressing peers, influencers as well as press.  

Host for the evening was Rylan Clarke-Neal alongside Jayne Lewis-Orr, Executive Director of HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards and also General Manager for Henkel Beauty Care Professional UK & Ireland, Julian Crane. During the dazzling ceremony, guests enjoyed entertainment from legendary musician Tony Hadley; there were also and live shows from the British nominees showcasing incredible hair artistry on the night. 

The BHAs – now in their 37th year – are a celebration of hairdressing excellence; they recognise the outstanding achievements of stylists from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

British Hairdresser of the Year 2021: Robert Eaton

Categories acknowledge the best hairdressers from nine British regions, as well as standout talent in eight specialist categories including Afro, Men’s, Avant Garde and Colour Technician. The biggest award of the event – British Hairdresser of the Year – is by nomination only. Robert Eaton scooped the title for the second time. Robert represents a range of outstanding hairdressing skills with his entry collection; in winning he beat strong competition from 9 other leading names in the industry.  

Jayne Lewis-Orr said: “These awards recognise the very best of British hairdressing talent, celebrating the passion, artistry, as well as the expertise of individuals from across the country. All our winners have demonstrated that they are accomplished and gifted stylists with an impeccable eye for detail. Every year, this competition gets tougher as the standard of entries improves. Congratulations to all our winners who should feel incredibly proud.” 

Schwarzkopf Professional has been the sole sponsor of the event since its launch in 1985. Julian Crane said: “It’s an honour to once again be the sponsor of this seminal event which recognises the most exciting talent in a remarkable industry. It is a true privilege to be back in this beautiful room, celebrating stylists from all four corners of the country. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners; also for their resilience and for continuing to inspire, create and unite in the most challenging of times.” 

The British Hairdressing Awards took place on 29th November 2021 at the Grosvenor House a J W Marriott Hotel, Park Lane, London.

For a full list of all the winners, PLEASE CLICK HERE!  


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