BREAKING NEWS: 2017 NAHA Winners Announced!
The 2017 NAHA winners were just announced at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas! Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Sam Villa moved the audience to tears during his acceptance speech; Avant Garde winner Chelsea James set a new standard for acceptance speeches (in the form of a poem); and Mio Sota took home the biggest award of the night—Hairstylist of the Year. See all the winners below!
Gorgeous artistic presentations by Aveda, MIZANI, Moroccanoil®, Living Proof and 2016 NAHA Hairstylist of the Year and L’ANZA Healing Haircare Global Creative Director Matt Swinney were a highlight of the show, hosted by Eden Sassoon.
And the winners are…
Hairstylist of the Year
Trio Salon—Chicago, IL
Master Hairstylist of the Year
Forma Collective—Englewood, Colo.
Editorial Stylist of the Year
Aveda Institute Pro—Orem, Utah
Men’s Hairstylist of the Year
The Aesthetic X Whitney VerMeer—Minneapolis, Minn.
Styling & Finishing
Ruiz Salon—Austin, Texas
Reverie Salon—Chicago, IL
Student Hairstylist of the Year
Aveda Institute Tucson—Tucson, Ariz.
Newcomer Stylist of the Year
Patrick Evan Salon—San Francisco, Calif.
Salon Team of the Year
Nail Professional of the Year
Shear Fashion Salon—San Jose, Calif.
Makeup Artist of the Year
Florencia Taylor Makeup—London, ON
Salon/School Design of the Year
Broome Street Society—New York