Estetica Hellas magazine hosted the Hair Awards 2019 / Greek Hairdressing Awards powered by L’Oréal Professionnel for the fourth consecutive year, on Monday, 24 June, at the Athens Concert Hall, in a dazzling ceremony that the guests will long remember, not just for the impressive catwalks, but also for the hairdressing competition – new this year – in which 24 finalists competed in eight categories.
This year’s awards were aimed at promoting and rewarding the best hairdressing creations in Greece, while also discovering new talent and recognising the finest professionals. Assessment and ranking of the winners was carried out in a transparent manner, via an electronic platform, by an international committee – Angelo Seminara, International Artistic Team of the Year Award at International Hairdressing Awards 2019, four-time winner of the British Hairdresser of the Year Award, three-time winner of the Grand Trophy AIPP Award; Christofe Gaillet, L’Oréal Professional Ambassador; Bertram K, International L’Oréal Professional Ambassador; Hakan Kose, Celebrity & Award Winning Hairdresser; Klaus Peter Ochs, AIPP Legend Award, President Intercoiffure Mondial – reflecting the high level of the Greek hairdressing scene on the global map of hairdressing art. The winners of the Hair Awards 2019/Greek Hairdressing Awards by L’Oréal Professionnel 2019, hosted by Εstetica Hellas, were:
|BEST HAIR COLLECTION||Michailidis Christos|
|BEST AVANT GARDE COLLECTION||Verikiou Elena|
|COLORIST OF THE YEAR||Hue Noemie|
|ARTISTIC TEAM OF THE YEAR||H.C.G. TEAM|
|HAIR DRESSER OF THE YEAR||Zaimis Thanos|
|BEST YOUNG TALENT||Kalokoh Maria|
|SALON DESIGN OF THE YEAR||GINO HAIRANDMORE (Kolonaki)|
|BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY||ginohairandmore|
Note that there were five successful hairdressing teams on stage, presenting their creations: ginohairandmore, Hair Way, HCG, Lemon Poppy Seed andL’Oréal Professionnel PRO Artists.
The event was held under the auspices of the Association of Greek Artistic Hairdressers (KEKE) and the Panhellenic Association of Perfume & Cosmetics Industries and Representatives (PSVAK). The premier sponsor of this year’s awards was L’Oréal Professionnel. The sponsor companies were ΒMac Greece, Commo Interiors, Farcom Professional, INDOLA Greece και Kyana Professional Hair Products. Anna Xenou provided backstage equipment support, and Amuse Concept Events was the Event Sponsor. HighLife was the Hair Extensions sponsor, and anaPLASIS was the Models Beauty Care Sponsor. Finally, Villa Sandi was the Red Carpet Sponsor.
Aris Georgiadis was the artistic director of the event, and Beautiful People PR handled public relations.