15 June 2024

NAHA 2023: All the Winners!

NAHA 2023! The Professional Beauty Association has announced the long-awaited list of this year’s Winners! Congratulations to all!.

NAHA 2023 is the biggest event organized by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and the list of the winners is always awaited with anticipation. Now the PBA is excited make that announcement: the winners 34th Annual North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA), the beauty industry’s most prestigious competition in North America. The objective of NAHA is to honor the beauty industry’s top artists and creative talents. Those who push the boundaries of skill and creativity also push the industry forward into the future. For more than 30 years, NAHA has been showcasing the finest collections and talent in the industry.

NAHA 2023 was held Sunday, April 2nd at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The Professional Beauty Association invites salon professional to make their submissions in 14 categories of excellence across hair and makeup artistry. Some of the most popular categories are the Haircolor, Avant Garde and Texture award categories. But all of the categories never fail to provoke a “Wow!” reaction for the creativity, expertise, and precision involved.

More than just a competition!

NAHA 2023 kicked off with a dynamic red carpet reception headlined by former NAHA winner and industry influencer Jalia Pettis. Featuring artistic presentations by Ulta, Ashtae, CBC Productions, and Cassie Carey, NAHA 2023 continued to inspire and showcase the talent and beauty of the industry. “We were thrilled to have such talent and inspiration at NAHA this year. Our NAHA winners and finalists continue to amaze us every year, truly elevating the industry,” said Nina Daily, Executive Director at PBA.

The Winners’ Gallery!

Avant Garde- Cassie Carey (Photo: Richard Monsieurs)

Barber of the Year – Cecilia Jimenez (Photo: Nohemi Capetillo)

Editorial Stylist of the Year- Timothy Cabell (Photo: Zoe Christou Welsh)

Educator of the Year- Rodrick Samuels

Haircolor- Luis Gonzalez (Photo: Caroline Miller)

Haircutting- Yuki Yasui (Photo: Mitsu Watanabe)

Hairstylist of the Year- Julie Vriesinga (Photo: Paula Tizzard)

Inspiring Salon of the Year- Crawford Master Stylists Ltd.

Makeup Artist of the Year- Mel Martinez (Photo: Trav McAvaddy)

Master Hairstylist of the Year- Allen Ruiz (Photo: Monty)

Student Hairstylist of the Year- Cooper Brooks (Photo: Heidi Gress)

Team of the Year- Hair Biz and Beyond: Laura Gunter, Anthony Negron, Galyna Poczciwinski, Stacy Anne and Danielle Keasling (Photo: Richard Monsieurs)

Styling and Finishing- Caidy Brasure (Photo: Miles Marie)

Texture- Keith Bryce (Photo: Keith Bryce)


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