British Hairdressing Awards

British Hairdressing Awards 09 Winners Announced!

by sophieh / last updated November 24, 2009

Akin-British-09.jpgAkin Konizi was named British Hairdresser of the Year for the second consecutive year in a night of excitement, passion and drama at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.

Akin’s victory concluded another successful evening for HOB Salons, who also won the Artistic Team of the Year while artistic team member Darren Bain was named the London Hairdresser of the Year.

“I really was not expecting this. I am in shock,” said British Hairdresser of the Year Akin Konizi. “The work this year was amazing.”

” I have worked very very hard for this and I am so grateful. I will continue to represent British hairdressing to the best of my ability.”

The evening also Darren Ambrose of D&J Ambrose win his third Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year title and he will now enter hairdressing’s Hall of Fame.

And the winners in full were (click on a name to see their award-winning collection)…

Regional Awards

Eastern Hairdresser of the YearTerri Kay, Mark Lesson Hair Body & Mind

Midlands Hairdresser of the YearJames Whyte, Soul Hair

Scottish Hairdresser of the YearJaner Stewart, Angels

Wales & South West Hairdresser of the YearKen Picton, Ken Picton Salon

North Eastern Hairdresser of the YearSusan Hall, Reds Hair & Beauty

Southern Hairdresser of the YearLeo Bancroft, Leo Bancroft

Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the YearKevin Kahan, Kevin Kahan

North Western Hairdresser of the YearSharon Peake, Ethos

London Hairdresser of the YearDarren Bain, HOB Salons

Specialist Awards

Afro Hairdresser of the YearMichelle Thompson, Francesco Group Advanced Academy

Avant Garde Hairdresser of the YearDarren Ambrose, D&J Ambrose

Men’s Hairdresser of the YearDesmond Murray, Atheron Cox

Newcomer Hairdresser of the YearShaun Hall, Mark Leeson Hair Body & Mind

Artistic Team of the YearHOB Salons Creative Team

Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the YearChris Williams, Rush London

British Hairdresser of the YearAkin Konizi, HOB Salons

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