Laura and Ria Kulik of The Hairbank in Urmston are celebrating after being announced as finalists in America’s biggest hairdressing awards.
The Hairbank team will soon be heading over to Washington DC where they have finalised in two categories in Behind The Chair’s One Shot Awards - one of the industry’s most acclaimed competitions, with more than 311,000 entries.
As finalists for Editorial Shot and Haircut Collection, this put Laura and Ria at the top of the rankings for UK stylists in the international competition. Not only have they qualified as The Hairbank, but being part of the uber cool collective, Hairdotcom, has also seen Laura and Ria finalise for Editorial Shot and Ponytail Shot too – giving them an impressive four finalist entries!
The One Shot Awards were launched in 2015 and have fast become one of the most acclaimed competitions in international hairdressing. Entrants are chosen on the strength of their hairdressing skills alone, and with hundreds of thousands of hairdressers from across the globe entering, even finalising is a remarkable achievement.
The grand finals take place in August at the National Harbor in Maryland, just south of Washington DC, at a glittering event attended by the very best in industry talent from across the globe.