2013 Stylist Choice Award Winners Announced!
The 13th Annual behindthechair.com Stylist Choice Awards was an evening of celebration. The haircolor queen herself, Beth Minardi, was crowned Favorite Platform Artist/Educator. She was joined by fellow On Paper cover girl Tabatha Coffey who took over as Favorite Celebrity Stylist. And Wella, The Salon Division of P&G received wins in the prestigious categories of Favorite Overall Professional Products Company and Favorite Overall Color Line.
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These achievements truly reflect the votes of real stylists. The Stylist Choice Awards are chosen by registered members of behindthechair.com via an anonymous, online voting process. “These awards are a labor of love for BTC,” notes behindthechair.com Founder and Creative Director Mary Rector-Gable. “It’s our way of giving our stylist members a voice and a platform to celebrate excellence. We’re thrilled to be able to honor the people, companies and products that help support our members with what they need to provide their clients with excellent service and artistry every single day.”
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The winners were announced at the annual Stylist Choice Awards event, held Sunday, March 10 in Chicago. The evening featured a glittering roster of crowd-favorites and industry superstars, who served as award & artistic presenters, including Beth Minardi, Dean Banowetz, Martino Cartier, Nicholas French, Charlie Price, Celebrity Stylists Nikki Lee and Riawna Capri, Nick Stenson, Kenra’s Robb Dubré, TIGI’s Mitchel Wilson, KMS California’s Simon Miller, Aveda’s Ian Michael Black and Antoinette Beenders, Jim Markham, Tabatha Coffey for LUX Hair, Kim Vo for Schwarzkopf Professional, Tracey Hughes, P&G Salon Professionals and Great Lengths.
A special thank you to the amazing sponsors of the 2013 Stylist Choice Awards:
Amika, Aveda, Bosley Professional Strength, ColorProof, Farouk Systems, GKhair, Goldwell, Great Lengths, Harms Millennium, InStyler Professional, jcp Salons, Joico, Kenra Professional, Keratin Complex, KMS California, LUX Hair, Matrix, Moroccanoil, Nioxin, Schwarzkopf Professional, Scruples, Sebastian Professional, TIGI and Wella Professionals.
The complete list of 2013 Stylist Choice Award winners:
Favorite New Shampoo/Conditioner
Matrix ExquisiteOil Micro-Oil Shampoo & Oil Crème Conditioner
Favorite Deep or Restorative Conditioner/Treatment
Joico K-PAK Deep-Penetrating Reconstructor
Favorite Fine/Thinning Haircare
Favorite Color Care Line
Favorite Anti-Aging Haircare Line
Redken Time Reset
Favorite New Styling Product
Sebastian Professional Shine Crafter
Favorite Product You Can’t Live Without
Moroccanoil Oil Treatment
Kenra Volume Spray 25
Favorite Time-Saving Product
Kenra Platinum Blow Dry Spray
Favorite Dry Shampoo
TIGI Rockaholic Dirty Secret
Favorite Chemical Texturizing Product/System
Favorite Chemical Smoothing Product/System
Keratin Complex Smoothing System
Favorite Overall Color Line
Favorite New Color Line
Redken Color Fusion
Matrix Color Sync
Favorite High Lift Blondes
Goldwell Topchic HiBlondes Control
Favorite Bleach Lightener
Wella Professionals Blondor
Favorite Creative Color
Pravana ChromaSilk VIVIDS
Favorite Tool Company
Farouk Systems CHI
Favorite Innovative Tool
Farouk Systems CHI Touch Screen Dryer
Favorite Professional Makeup Company
Favorite Hair Extensions
Favorite Salon Software
Goldwell Color Zoom Beautify
Sombre: The Evolution of Ombre by Kim Vo for Schwarzkopf Professional
Favorite Prestige Products Company
Favorite Small Company
Favorite Platform Artist/Educator
Favorite Celebrity Stylist
Favorite Professional Products Company
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Mary’s SCA Hair & Makeup Credits:
Hair: Mitchel Wilson of TIGI
Makeup: Julie Pope of TIGI
Balayage: Leslie of Maxines Salon in Chicago