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News > BREAKING NEWS: 15th Annual Stylist Choice Awards Winners Announced
March 11, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: 15th Annual Stylist Choice Awards Winners Announced

Beth Minardi did it again! The color education guru took home her fourth BTC Stylist Choice Award—this time winning the distinction of Favorite Color Educator. Another Stylist Choice repeater? Sam Villa, who was named Favorite Overall Educator of Year. And for the first time, Paul Mitchell took the top award for Favorite Overall Professional Products Company. Those were just some of the highlights of the 15th annual Stylist Choice Awards, March 22nd in Chicago!

 

Equal parts touching, inspiring and raucous, the event proved to be an unforgettable experience for the more than 3,000 attendees and VIP guests. 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 15-year history. This year’s line-up included: Beth Minardi; Robert Cromeans; Martino Cartier; Sam Villa; Kim Vo; Sonya Dove; Nick Stenson for jcp salon; Kenra’s Robb DubréRuth Roche; Chrystofer Benson and Nicholas French for Matrix; Goldwell’s John Simpson; TIGI’s Thomas Osborn and Richy Kandasamy; The Schorem Barbers, and many more.

 


 

And of course, the evening would not have been possible without the support of the 2015 Stylist Choice Awards sponsors: American Crew, Aveda, Biolights Color, CND, Color WOW, Farouk Systems, FHI Heat, Great Lengths, HOTHEADS, invisibobble, jcp salon, Joico, Kenra Professional, Keratin Complex, Macadamia Professional, Matrix, Moroccanoil, Nioxin, Paul Mitchell, Redken, Schwarzkopf Professional, Sebastian Professional, Tangle Teezer, The Power Styler, TIGI®, and Wella Professionals.

 

And now, without further ado—the winners of the 2015 Stylist Choice Awards are…


Favorite New Shampoo/Conditioner
Bumble and bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil

 

Favorite Hair Repair or Treatment
Joico K-PAK Deep Penetrating Reconstructor

 

Favorite Dry Shampoo
TIGI® Bed Head Rockaholic Dirty Secret

 

Favorite Fine/Thinning Hair Line
Nioxin

 

 

Favorite New Styling Product
Redken Pillow Proof Express Primer

 

Favorite Curl Enhancing Product
DevaCurl

Favorite Innovative Tool or Brush
FHI Heat Stylus

 

Favorite Men’s Line
American Crew

 

 

Favorite New Packaging of the Year
Matrix Biolage

 

Favorite Chemical Smoothing Product/System
Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy

 

Favorite Education Team of the Year
Paul Mitchell

 

Favorite Texturizing Styling Product
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray

 

Favorite Hairspray
Kenra Volume Spray 25

 

Favorite Oil
Moroccanoil Treatment

 

Favorite Chain Salon Group – More than 25 Locations (Owned or Franchised)
jcp salon

 

Favorite New Color Line (Launched within 18 Months)
Wella Professionals Innosense

 

Favorite Color Line – Gray Coverage
Redken Cover Fusion

 

Favorite Color Line – Reds
Matrix SOCOLOR

 


Favorite Color Line – Brunettes

Goldwell Topchic

 

See all the photos from the big night!

 

Favorite Color Line – Creative Color
PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS

 

Favorite Bleach Lightener
Wella Professionals BLONDOR

 

 

Favorite Color Care Line
Pureology

 

Favorite Color Innovation (Tool or Treatment)
Olaplex

 

Favorite Color Line – High Lift Blondes
Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME

 

Favorite Color Educator of the Year
Beth Minardi

 

Favorite Overall Color Company (Color Performance, Color Education)
Wella Professionals

 

Favorite Salon Software
Millennium Systems Intl.

 

Favorite Product You Can’t Live Without
Kenra Volume Spray 25

 

Favorite Eyelash Extensions and/or Eyelash Enhancing Products
Novalash

 

Favorite Tool Company
Farouk Systems Inc. CHI

 

Favorite Salon Furniture
Takara Belmont

 

Favorite Hair Extensions
Great Lengths

 

 

Favorite Nail Line
O.P.I.

 

Favorite Prestige Products Company
Aveda

 

Favorite Overall Educator of the Year
Sam Villa

 

Favorite Overall Professional Products Company
Paul Mitchell

 

Mary’s SCA Hair & Makeup Credits:
Hair: Rebecca Taylor
Makeup: Janell Geason
Haircolor: Guy Tang

 

See all the pics from the night!

 

See the winner and backstage pics!

 

See pics from Paul Mitchell’s Artistic Presentation!

 

See pics from the Sassoon Education Team’s Artistic Presentation!

 

See pics from the Encore Color 2014 Finale!

 

See pics from Redken’s Artistic Presentation!

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