Most Wanted Awards 2017 Finalists

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Creative HEAD’s Most Wanted Awards is in its 17th year and embraces a modern vision of hairdressing with its 12 categories focussed in the worlds of fashion, design and business.

Judged by a panel of experts including Vogue journalists, fashion professors and entrepreneurs, this competition shines the spotlight on the individuals and teams that keep British hairdressing sharp, stylish and brilliantly progressive.

And the finalists are…

Team Awards

Best Salon Team
Cut + Grind, London
Larry King, London
Not Another Salon, London
Hazel and Haydn, Birmingham
Simon Webster Hair, Brighton

Best Local Salon
Barn//it Hairdressing, Manchester
Emma Hellier, Bexhill On Sea
Jas Hair Salon, Salisbury
Sally Montague Hair Group, Derby
Sixth Sense Salon, Sutton Coldfield

Best Salon Experience
Electric Hairdressing, Brighton
Hare & Bone, London
Not Another Salon, London
Paul Edmonds, London
Ruffians, London

Best New Salon
Charlotte Cave, London
Larry King, London
Matthew Curtis Rosewood London, London
Ruffians, London
The Box, London

Individual Awards

Male Grooming Specialist
Jonathan Andrew, Jamie Stevens
Matt Robinson, Mister Robinson’s Barbershop
Daniel Rymer, Daniel Rymer Male Grooming
Steven Gasparetto, Jacks of London
Kevin Luchmun, Kevin Luchmun

Creative Talent
Craig Chapman, Craig Chapman
Robert Eaton, Russell Eaton
Vera Mai Ha, Trevor Sorbie
Cos Sakkas, Toni&Guy
Corrado Tevere, Radio Hair Salon

Business Thinker
Sophia Hilton, Not Another Salon
Dawn Lawrence, Q Hair & Beauty
Alan Simpson, Contemporary Franchising
Simone Thomas, Simone Thomas
Jane Williams, Reed Hair

Colour Expert
Craig Clark, Stil
Casey Coleman, Ocean Hairdressing
Sophia Hilton, Not Another Salon
Karine Jackson, Karine Jackson
John Spanton, Trevor Sorbie

Hair Trend
Darren Ambrose, D&J Ambrose
Neil Barton, Neil Barton Hairdressing
Sam Burnett, Hare & Bone
Vera Mai Ha, Trevor Sorbie
Harriet Stokes, Not Another Salon

Award for Innovation
Tom Chapman for The Lions Barber Collective
Phil Jackson for SalonBDi
Caroline Sanderson for Salon Jedi
Chris and Emma Simmons for Haircare Club
Abby and Karly Whittaker for The Scrun

Session Stylist
Syd Hayes
Lyndell Mansfield
James Pecis
Adam Reed
Anthony Turner

Hair Icon
Errol Douglas MBE
Sophia Hilton
Sam McKnight
George Northwood
James Pecis
Adam Reed
Angelo Seminara
Eugene Souleiman
Anthony Turner
Josh Wood

For Hairdressers in the Republic of Ireland

Supreme Team
Occasions Hairdressing, Co. Kildare
Davey Davey, Dublin
Lloyds Hair, Waterford
Dylan Bradshaw, Dublin
Sugar Culture at Brown Sugar, Dublin

Exceptional Stylist
Dylan Bradshaw, Dylan Bradshaw
Ciaran Cannon, Zeba Hairdressing
Bridget Haren, Bridget Haren Hair & Beauty
Sarah Mason, Sarah Mason Professional
Olive Tucker, House of Colour

The Most Wanted Awards Grand Final will take place in London on Monday 4th September.

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