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Finalists for HJ Competitions at Salon International Revealed

by laurahusband / last updated October 1, 2018

The HJ competitions at Salon International are a huge part of the weekend. The finalists are asked to recreate the look they originally submitted during the show in front of a live audience. The final look will be selected by industry judges for a winner to be decided.

Winning these HJ competitions opens up a world of opportunities in the industry. This year the volume of entries was vast and the standard of entries was high so congratulations to the entrants that made it to the finals – see you at Salon International!

HJ’s Afro Stylist of the Year 

Alessandra Falou
Shantelle Reece
Mary Oyebola
Pascal Lombardo
Aycan Kemal
Julia Malobe

HJ’s Extensions Specialist of the Year Creative Look, sponsored by Remi Cachet

Angela Mason
Andrew Jones
Kendra Hughes
Sarah Wilkins
Liam Chappell

HJ’s Extensions Specialist Classic Look, sponsored by Remi Cachet

Tammy Lovegrove
Amanda Kenny
Nicola Barlow
Amy Bambrough

HJ’s Bridal Hairdresser of the Year 

Toni Tatlow
Alex Cook
Michael Gray
Anna Sorbie
Marina Saveljeva
Lisa Higgott Booth
Craig Parkinson
Amanda Rogers

HJ’s Rising Star of the Year, sponsored by VTCT 

Chris Ponsford
Katy Burton
Rachel Turner
Sarah Howes
Lewis Wilson
Mackenzie Newlands
David Fletcher

HJ’s Men’s Afro Barber of the Year, sponsored by Andis

Emmett Williams
Anthony Komodikis
Anthony Bastone
Ben Clifford-Stephenson
Kade Kut
Christopher Muskett
Oneil Brown
George Knight

HJ’s Barber of the Year, sponsored by Andis

Kayleigh Sparks
Benjamin Madle
Cameron Connolly
Harry Rushton
Paddy Connelly
Paul Morgan
Richard Ong
Tony Haresign



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