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[Updated] Everything you Need to Know about L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2019

by akesha / last updated June 10, 2019

Every year L’Oréal Colour Trophy brings out the best in colourists abilities across the UK and Ireland. With numerous regional categories to enter and specialist categories like Mens and Afro, there are opportunities in abundance for thriving colourists to showcase their talents.

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2019, hosted by Mark Wright, took place on the evening of 3rd June and featured standout shows inspired by kaleidoscopic colour, art directed by Tim Hartley, SAKS (Luke Pluckrose) and Trevor Sorbie (Johanna Cree Brown). Guests got to witness the central stage come alive with the most breath-taking lighting, enthralling stage effects, chest thumping music and mesmerising hairdressing talent.

This year the competition was fiercer than ever and industry judges, including Hairdressers Journal‘s editor Laura Husband had the tough job of whittling down the hopefuls for the semi-final stage of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2019.

L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2019 shows

L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2019 – Winners

The regional winners were announced as follows

Northern Ireland – Peter Mark, Forestside, Belfast
Scotland – Linton & Mac, Aberdeen
North East – Satchi Salons, Sunderland
North West – The Colour Room, Stockport
Western – Nashwhite, Warwick
Eastern – FX Hair Studio, Leigh on sea
Southern – Headmasters, Brighton
London – Sinead Kelly , London

Over 1200 of the hair industry’s most prominent figures attended the event. Sinead Kelly, London took the judging panel by storm and seized the 2019 L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award – the industry’s longest running  hair award. Linton & Mac, Aberdeen were awarded second place and The Colour Room, Stockport scooped third place.

The L’Oréal Professional STAR Award judges favourite were announced on stage by Angel Montague Sayers from Sally Montague. These aspiring colourists, all winners in their region, were competing to win a place on an exclusive winner’s photoshoot in Paris next month. And the winner was Christopher Main from Andrew Mulvenna Hair, Belfast.

The winner of the Afro Look Award was presented by Charlotte Mensah and revealed an amazing influx of multi skilled hairdressers. The 2019 title award going to Errol Douglas Salon, London.

Click ‘view gallery’ to see the amazing winners on the night.

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