Denver’s own 303 Magazine and Denver Fashion Weekend along with award-winning hair stylist and DFW producer Charlie Price are proud to introduce the first annual Colorado Hairstyling Awards.

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As the first and only hairstyling awards in Colorado, the Colorado Hairstyling Awards will showcase the state’s most creative and talented hairstylists. The awards for Best Newcomer, Avante Garde, Colorado Hair Colorist of the Year and Colorado Hairstylist of the Year will be handed out at NIGHT THREE of this spring’s Denver Fashion Weekend. The full event is taking place on April 3rd, 5th and 6th. The judges for this competition will include the creme de la creme of the professional salon industry and trade press.

“The Denver Fashion Weekend hair show has now become a tradition and has grown into one of Denver’s most beloved and well-attended fashion events. We at 303 think this is the moment to launch the Colorado Hairstyling Awards which will showcase the talent of local hairstylists and feature them on a national stage.” –Charlie Price

303 Hair Show 2014

AWARD NOMINEES

NEWCOMER:

1. Alyssa Torres, Veda Salon: Colorado Springs

2. Wendy Freeman, Bereneces: Denver

3. Alicia Funk, Beauty Brands: Lone Tree

AVANTE GARDE

1. Ed Gillespie, G3 Salon: Denver

2. Ramon Corro, Evolution: Denver

3. Bonnie Weigle, Halo: Denver

4. Salvador Valles, Zandi K: Denver

5. Joseph Denny, Antoine Du Chez: Centennial

6. Ted Medina, Ted’s Hair Studio: Denver

COLORADO HAIR COLORIST OF THE YEAR

1. Khara Holmes, Halo: Denver

2. Lauren Medina, Antoine Du Chez: Cherry Creek

3. Brooke Oliver, Matthew Morris Salon: Denver

COLORADO HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

1. Ron Lopez, El Salon: Denver

2. Jill Leitz, Salon Salon: Boulder

3. Shareena Reardon, Mode: Littleton

4. Scott Lobben, Rita B Salon: Denver

5. Ray Hornback, Studio B: Ft. Collins

6. Stanley Thompson, Thompson and CO, Denver

7. J Audrey Nelson, J Audrey Hair Studio: Denver

JUDGES

TRADE PRESS / MEDIA

Kelley Donohue and Kristen Heinzinger, American Salon Magazine

Allison Shipley, Modern Salon magazine

Sergi Bancells, Estetica USA magazine

Marianne Dougherty, The Colorist magazine

Jeryl Spear, Hot by Hair’s How magazine

Randy Taylor and Gerard Scarpaci, Hairbrained.com

HAIR INDUSTRY ICONS

Sam Villa and Damien Carney, Prominent Hairstylists

Texture Queen Lisa Vann of Aveda

NAHA Avante Garde winner Jake Thompson

Two-time NAHA North American Hairstylist of the Year: Allen Ruiz of Aveda

Mia Ligouri McHugh, co-owner of Scruples and NAHA board member

Jessi Marshall, Director of Education for The Professional Beauty Association and Organizer of NAHA

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3 Responses

  1. Ever Good

    Congrats to my boo bear Brooke Evans for being a Nominee for Colorado hair colorist of the year Award! So proud of you babe!

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  2. alisha

    How do I become apart of this. I’m a stylist from denver. Please follow some ofmy work on instagram at lishcandourhair. I wou

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