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The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Grand Finalists

by chloe / last updated May 11, 2022

L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2022 Key Dates

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy competition made a return for 2022, inviting all hairdressers to show off their colour mastery against other hair professionals. After thousands of competitors battled it out across the UK and Ireland, L’Oréal Professional Paris have announced the Grand Finalists and Salons that have made it through so far!

Now in its 66th year, the competition has evolved for 2022 with the inclusion of a new Semi-Final format and Grand Finals, as well as a new Colour Specialist category.

Without further ado…

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award Grand Finalists

Scottish Grand Finalists

  • Amy Waddell Hair Studio, Broxburn
  • Amy Waddell Hair Studio, Broxburn
  • Bryony Quate Hairdressing, Edinburgh
  • Charlie Miller, Edinburgh
  • Linton & Mac, Aberdeen
  • Linton & Mac, Aberdeen
  • The Haus Studio, Dundee
  • The Haus Studio, Dundee

North Western Grand Finalists

  • 16 The Salon, Kendal
  • Fox Hairdressing LTD, Northwich
  • Francesco Group, Chester
  • Friends Hair Company, Nottingham
  • McKoy Hair Company, Manchester
  • Royston Blythe, Wolverhampton
  • The Hairbank, Manchester
  • TONI&GUY, Stockton Heath

North Eastern Grand Finalists

  • Contemporary, Guisborough
  • Elan Salon, East Yorkshire
  • Esquire, Hull
  • Gee-Kent HO, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Saks, Doncaster
  • Saks, Doncaster
  • Saks Guisborough, Cleveland
  • Satchi Salons, Sunderland

Western Grand Finalists

  • Bloggs Salons, Bristol
  • Energy Hair, Exeter
  • Matthew Curtis, Stratford Upon Avon
  • Minimal, Bristol
  • Reds Hair Company, Herefordshire
  • Reds Hair Company, Herefordshire
  • The Studio.B Collective, Bridgwater
  • Yoke The Salon, Plymouyh

Northern Irish Finalists

  • @G&S Hair, Belfast
  • Alchemy Hair, Ballyclare
  • Andrew Mulvenna, Belfast
  • Blonds, Antrim
  • Cadhlro Hair, Ballycastle
  • Hair&Co, Coleraine
  • Hygge Omagh, Omagh
  • Peter Mark Forestside, Belfast

Eastern Grand Finalists

  • Clipso St Albans, St Albans
  • Eden, Hitchin
  •  Malcolm Murphy Hair, Leicester
  •  Renaissance, Ipswich
  •  Renaissance, Ipswich
  •  Renaissance, Ipswich
  •  Spencer Silver Hair, Leigh-on-Sea
  •  The Secret Garden, Leicester

London Grand Finalists

  • Adem, London
  • Gritt London, London
  • Headmasters Camden, Camden
  • Headmasters Great Portland Street, London
  • Rush Croydon, Croydon
  • Seanhanna Putney, London
  • TONI&GUY Canary Wharf, London
  • Trevor Sorbie Covent Garden, London

Southern Grand Finalists

  • Dorata Hairdressing, Marlow
  • HJ For Her, Forest Row
  • Lauren Hill Hairdressing, Romsey
  • Peg Hair, Brighton
  • Peg Hair, Brighton
  • Salon 55, Berkshire
  • Tangled Hair Studio, Camberley
  • Trevor Sorbie, Brighton

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Star Award Grand Finalists

Scottish Grand Finalists

  • Copperfields Hairdressing and Beauty, Perth
  • Rod Smith Hairdressing, Falkirk

North Western Grand Finalists

  • Francesco Group, Chester
  • The Boutique Atelier, Ellesmere Port

North Eastern Grand Finalists

  • ANTI.dote, York
  • Frances Marshall, Sunderland

Western Grand Finalists

  • Nashwhite, Warwick
  • Yoke The Salon, Plymouth

Northern Irish Grand Finalists

  • Alchemy Hair, Ballyclare
  • Cadhlro Hair, Ballycastle

Eastern Grand Finalists

  • Clipso St Albans, St Albans
  • The Gallery Haircutters, Norwich

London Grand Finalists

  • Tribe, Clapham
  • Paul Edmonds London, London

Southern Grand Finalists

  • Dorata Hairdressing, Marlow
  • Wispers Hair, Portsmouth

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Afro Award Grand Finalists

  • Blush + Blow, London
  • GRITT LDN, London
  • Texture Hair By Floria, London
  • Tate Hair, Middlesborough
  • The Gallery TW, Tunbridge Wells

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Colour Specialist Award Grand Finalist

  • Alan Edwards Salon, Glasgow
  • ANTI.dote, York
  • Bang, York
  • Bloggs Salons, Bristol
  • Blush + Blow, London
  • Chelsey Stone, Castle Hill
  • Cutting Room Creative, Leeds
  • Francesco Group Newport, Shropshire

About L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2022

 Entrants from the UK had the choice of five categories, whilst those in Ireland had three. The categories are as follows:

✓ L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award: A total look award that requires entrants to create a colour look on any model of any gender or gender identity of any hair type.

✓ L’Oréal Colour Trophy STAR Award: For 16-25-year-olds, a before and after photo is required to enter and STAR entrants will be interviewed on their work by the judges should they be successful in reaching the Semi-Final stage.

✓ L’Oréal Colour Trophy Afro Award (UK only): A total look award that requires entrants to create a colour look on any model of any gender or gender identity of a hair type texture between 3C and 4C.

✓ L’Oréal Colour Specialist Award (UK only): For those hair colour aficionados who have passed the 15-day L’Oréal Professionnel Paris Colour Specialist Diploma. Entrants will be put through their technical paces should they reach the national Semi-Final in May.

✓ L’Oréal Colour Trophy Future Talent Award: For college students, part or full time, who are studying on one of the listed eligible courses across the UK & Ireland.

Think you could try your hand against other hair talents across the UK and Ireland? Read here for more information about the competition.

Don’t miss our daily Semi Finals update on our Instagram and Facebook stories.

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with L’Oréal Colour Trophy. 

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