The 2021 International Hairdressing Awards’ winners presented in a virtual awards ceremony
• Terri Kay & Andrea Giles (UK), Emma Simmons (UK), Dick Sum Low (Malaysia), X-presion (Spain) and Errol Douglas (United Kingdom) are the five winners of the 2021 International Hairdressing Awards
• The famous British hairdresser Tony Rizzo has been recognized with the International Hair Legend of the Year honor award while the International Hair Influencer of the Year award, which recognizes the impact and influence in the world of social media, and has been awarded to Mark Bustos (USA).
The 2021 International Hairdressing Awards have been presented in a virtual awards ceremony broadcasted live from Pamplona’s cathedral, in Spain, a space of incomparable beauty that has given a new dimension to an awards ceremony that has not been carried out as expected due to all the conditions of the pandemic.
The winners in the five categories have been revealed tonight, among the fifteen finalists, coming from all over the world. The winner in the Best International Men’s Commercial Collection have been Terri Kay & Andrea Giles (United Kingdom). The award in Best International Women’s Commercial Collection has gone to another British hairdresser, Emma Simmons. The Best International Avant-Garde Collection award is for Dick Sum Low, from Malaysia. The winner team in the category of International Artistic Team of the Year has been X-presion for second year in a row, the Spanish team who has rocked the hairdressing world with their innovative techniques. And last but not least, the British hairdresser Errol Douglas, has been crowned International Hairdresser of the Year. The candidacies have been chosen by a jury made up of five renowned hairdressers: Mark Hayes, Tracey Hughes, Vivienne McKinder, Sam Villa and Antonio Bellver.
Also, the famous British hairdresser Tony Rizzo has been recognized with the International Hair Legend of the Year honor award, being the third hairdresser awarded with this honorific award, for his career in the profession and for being an indisputable reference for professionals from all over the world, as well as the founder of the Alternative Hair Show. For second year, the organization of the International Hairdressing Awards decided to present the International Hair Influencer of the Year award, which recognizes the impact and influence of a hairdressing professional in the world of social media, and has been awarded to Mark Bustos, one of the hairdressers who currently has the most impact on social networks around the world with initiatives that improve people’s lives
The third year
In a very difficult year, marked by the global health crisis, the International Hairdressing Awards have managed to remain a global event, which has brought together more than 600 photographic collections, a very high participation that confirms it as a reference event in all the world. Hairdressers from 44 countries have entered to participate with their photographic work in the categories of Best International Women’s Collection, Best International Men’s Collection and Best International Avant-Garde Collection. In addition, the hairdressers and artistic teams that had been shortlisted to participate in the categories of International Hairdresser of the Year and International Artistic Team of the Year were invited to submit their applications, consisting of a photographic collection and a dossier summarizing their professional career in the last year.
The International Hairdressing Awards are an independent beauty company, powered by hairdressers, which has been supported from its beginnings by a main sponsor of international relevance who believe in the message and mission of these awards: Revlon Professional. Salón Look Madrid- Ifema, act as sponsor. In addition, Estetica Magazine as a global media partner, with 24 editions around the world, will cover and contribute to the dissemination of this fantastic event. For more information, visit www.ihawards.com.