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 Papanikolas, Nicholas 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
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
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
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
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
PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS
Favorite Lightener for Foil Highlights
Wella Professionals BLONDOR
Mary’s famous News Cast had the crowd rolling in the aisles!
Redken Shades EQ
Favorite Bond Rebuilder
Favorite Vibrant Color Line
PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS
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
Favorite Tool You Can’t Live Without
FHI Heat Platform Styling Iron
Favorite Education Team of the Year
Matrix Artistic Design Team
The Matrix team onstage!
Favorite Editorial/Backstage Brand
Bumble and bumble.
Favorite Overall Educator of the Year
Favorite Overall Professional Products Company
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