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March 9, 2016

BREAKING NEWS: 16th Annual Stylist Choice Award WINNERS ANNOUNCED


For those of you who made it out to the iconic Chicago Theatre tonight, you know that this year’s Stylist Choice Awards was OFF. THE. CHARTS. More than 3,500 attendees and  industry VIPs got together to celebrate the very best in hair, and YOU’RE the ones who made it happen. Not to mention the stellar Artistic Presentations by Wella Professionals, Moroccanoil and label.m, Mary’s Legendary Newscast, a very special “God Save the Queens” presentation and the announcement of this year’s #ONESHOT Hair Awards category listings!


Some of your faves who made waves at the show? Sonya Dove—the theatre went absolutely NUTS when she took the Overall Favorite Educator of the Year victory! Bumble and bumble. won favorite Editorial/Backstage Brand, and Farouk Systems Inc./CHI reigned supreme as this year’s Favorite Tool Company. For Favorite Education Team of the year, Matrix Artistic Design Team claimed the win! And of course, the brand YOU chose as Favorite Overall Professional Products Company? Wella Professionals!


Sonya Dove takes Educator of the Year!

Favorite Overall Professional Products Company: Wella Professionals!


The night featured an impressive roster of crowd favorites and industry celebrities—many of whom have served as award and artistic presenters throughout SCA’s 16-year history. Some of this year’s line-up included: Beth Minardi, Chris McMillan, Sam Villa, Kim Vo, Sally Hershberger, Sonya Dove, Justin Anderson, George PapanikolasNicholas French, Anthony Cristiano, Ammon Carver, Tracey Hughes and Martino Cartier!

Check out the products, haircolor, tools, educators and companies YOU named the industry’s best of the best!

Gorgeous and glam attendees got hyped for the show
in front of the iconic Chicago Theatre!

Favorite New Shampoo/Conditioner  
MarulaOil Rare Oil Replenishing by Paul Mitchell

Favorite New Treatment  
L’Oréal Professionnel Pro Fiber

Favorite Texturizing Product 
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

Favorite Anti-Aging Hair Product 
Alterna Caviar Line
Favorite Oil 
Moroccanoil Treatment  

The fab Kim Vo gives Moroccanoil’s Robert Ham his shiny award!

Sally Hershberger and Mary Brunetti congratulate Sam Villa, who accepted the award for Favorite Blowout Product, with Redken for the win!

Favorite Blowout Product 
Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer Spray

Favorite Curl-Enhancing Product 

Favorite New Styling Product 
TIGI® Bed Head Joyride

Favorite Hair Extensions 
Great Lengths

Favorite Hairspray 
Kenra Volume Spray 25

Laken Rose and Robb Dubré accept the award for Favorite Hairspray!

TIGI’s Thomas Osborne and Joel Torres were so pumped to accept the award for Best Dry Shampoo!


Favorite Fine/Thinning Hair Line 

Favorite Dry Shampoo 
TIGI® Bed Head Rockaholic Dirty Secret

Favorite Tool Company 
Farouk Systems Inc./CHI

Favorite Eyelash Extensions/Eyelash Enhancing Product 

Favorite Barbering Product Line 
American Crew

Favorite Chemical Smoothing Product/System 
Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy

American Crew Artistic Director Paul Wilson accepts the award for Best Barbering Product Line from SCA first-timer Chris McMillan.

jcp Salon’s fab & fierce model during the God Save The Queens presentation.

Favorite Product You Can’t Live Without 

Favorite New Color Line 
Joico LumiShine

Richard Mannah and Efi Davies of label.m are all smiles on stage!

Favorite Lightener for Balayage and Hand-Painted Highlights 
Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights

Favorite Pastel Color Line 

Favorite Lightener for Foil Highlights 
Wella Professionals BLONDOR

Mary’s famous News Cast had the crowd rolling in the aisles!


Favorite Gloss/Toner 
Redken Shades EQ

Favorite Bond Rebuilder 

Favorite Vibrant Color Line 

Favorite Gray Coverage Color Line 
Redken Cover Fusion

Favorite Overall Color Company 

label.m’s gorgeous model owns the stage during their AMAZING presentation!

Favorite Salon/Spa Furniture Company 
Takara Belmont

Favorite Tool You Can’t Live Without 
FHI Heat Platform Styling Iron

Favorite Education Team of the Year 
Matrix Artistic Design Team

Favorite Editorial/Backstage Brand 
Bumble and bumble.

Favorite Overall Educator of the Year 
Sonya Dove

Favorite Overall Professional Products Company 
Wella Professionals


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