22 June 2024

International Hairdressing Awards 2022 Announce the Finalists

Last Sunday, 13th February, the International Hairdressing Awards 2022 announced the 15 finalists of 2022 competition with a global live broadcasting from the Raffel Pages Museum of Hairdressing, located in the heart of Barcelona.

Here are the names of the 15 finalists at the International Hairdressing Awards 2022, who come from 7 different countries:

International Hairdressing Awards 2022

Best International Women’s Commercial Collection

Candice McKay (South Africa)

Christophe Gaillet (France)

Suzie McGill & Dylan Brittain – Rainbow Room (United Kingdom)

Best International Men’s Commercial Collection

Elise Antoine (France)

Siëro (Spain)

Terri Kay & Andrea Giles – Mark Leeson (United Kingdom)

Best International Avant-Garde Collection

Manuel Mon (Spain)

Pavel Okhapkin (Russia)

Sylvestre Finold (United Kingdom)

International Artistic Team of the Year

Avanti Kappers (Netherlands)

Mark Leeson Art Team (United Kingdom)

X-presion (Spain)

International Hairdresser of the Year

Cos Sakkas (United Kingdom) 

Jamie Furlan (Australia)

Jose García – Kumenhair (Spain)

The fifteen finalist collections choice was with the help of an exceptional jury panel, made up of five renowned industry icons: Richard Thompson, Sophia Hilton, Paul Gehring, Gun-Britt Zeller and Marcel Montlleó. 

The 2022 awards ceremony will take place in Madrid on May 16th. In March, Mikel Luzea, IHA director and founder, and Sergi Bancells, global ambassador of the awards, will travel around the world; together with a recording team to announce personally the awards to the winners, by surprise and with live broadcasting via Internet. The footage from the world tour will be used for a docu-reality for television platforms. After this world tour, the seven winners will attend the great night of hairdressing industry in Madrid, on May 16th. Here, The International Hairdressing Awards®’ evening will consist again of a purple carpet -the red carpet of global hairdressing-, a catwalk with the most important hairdressing teams of the world, and the awards ceremony, where the seven winners will be crowned.

The Fourth Year

In the fourth year, participation has registered great figures: almost 500 collections from 38 different countries have entered to participate with their photographic work in the categories of Best International Women’s Collection, Best International Men’s Collection and Best International Avant-Garde Collection. In addition, the shortlisted hairdressers and artistic teams submitted their applications, consisting of a photographic collection and a dossier summarizing their professional career in the last year.

The Organisation

The International Hairdressing Awards are an independent beauty organization, powered by hairdressers, that has been supported since its inception by a main sponsor of international relevance who believe in the message and mission of these awards: Revlon Professional. Beauty Underground, Salon Look Madrid-Ifema and Hair MBA act as sponsors and Estetica Magazine as global media partner, with 24 editions worldwide.

For more information, please visit, www.ihawards.com  




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