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July 10, 2015

Breaking News: 2015 NAHA Winners Announced!

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The months of waiting have come to and end for the talented 2015 North American Hairstyling Awards finalists. The winners were recognized tonight during a star-studded ceremony held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. More than 3,000 beauty professionals attended, including most of the winners and finalists.  


Guests also enjoyed a fun-filled evening filled with high-energy and artistic presentations from Matrix, RedkenAveda and 2014 Hairstylist of the Year winner, Alain Pereque.


Check out all the photos from the evening!


Now without further ado, here are the 2015 winners!



The biggest award of the night—North American Hairstylist of the Year—went to Robert Grimes from Austin, TX.


Here is the complete list of winners:

Master Hairstylist of the Year—Vivienne Mackinder |  HairdesignerTV | Riverhead, NY


Newcomer Stylist of the Year—Lizz Kopta | Salt Lake City,UT


Editorial Stylist of the Year—Lisa Yamasaki | J’s Hair Studio & Academy | Rowland Heights, CA


Men’s Hairstylist of the Year—Paul Pereira | Solo Bace Salon | Toronto, ON


Student Hairstylist of the Year—Dustin Villa | Aveda Institute Tucson | Tucson, AZ


Makeup Artist of the Year—Katelyn Simkins |  Denver, CO


Avant Garde—Erika Fung | NC Salon | Markham, ON


Contemporary Classic—Robert Grimes | RGL Salon | Austin, TX


Haircolor—Marlo Steenman | Hair by Mario |  St. Albert, AB


Texture—Lauren Moser | Hair Lab Detroit | Wyandotte, MI


Salon Team of the Year—Local B | Outremont, QC


Salon Design—Hairroin Salon NYC |  New York, NY


Nail Professional of the Year—Reiko Omae | JINsoon Beauty LLC | New York, NY


A big congrats to all of this year’s winners!