Easydry Blog on the Australia Hair Fashion Awards 2018

The Australian Hair Fashion Awards were held in Luna Park in Sydney, Australia recently. This event marked an incredible 26 years!

An incredible number of hairdressers attended and even more hairdressers around the globe followed online with bated breath!

Who hosted?

Lauren Philipps

Who performed?

Ultra Naté

Who was the special guest?

Celebrity hairdresser Jen Atkin (who has styled Kardashians, Jenners and Hadids)

Who were the judges? 

Judges included industry gurus like Anthony Mascolo, Akin Konizi, Zoe Irwin, Nicola Clark, Sally Brooks, Eugene Souleiman and Sam McKnight.

Who was onstage?

KEVIN.MURPHY produced a colourful fashion show, celebrating the launch of COLOR. “Fashion has always played a huge role in the KEVIN.MURPHY brand so partnering with the AHFA’S to launch our revolutionary new product which is truly a celebration of hair and fashion seems like a perfect fit,” Kevin said.

 

Who won?

We offer our warmest congratulations to all the winners:

 

AHFA Australian Hairdresser of the Year

DAMIEN RINALDO – BORIS THE CUTTERY

 

AHFA Creative Colourist of the Year

CHARMAYNE ROBINSON – PAPAS & PACE

 

AHFA Men’s Hairdresser of the Year

UROS MIKIC – KINKY CURLY STRAIGHT

 

AHFA Artistic Team of the Year

FRUITION ARTISTIC TEAM

 

AHFA Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year

SHAUN McGRATH – STEVIE ENGLISH HAIR

 

Australian Hairshot of the Year

MARIAM ENEGD – BIBA GERTRUDE ST

 

Digital Influencer of the Year

NATALIE ANNE

 

AHFA NSW/ACT Hairdresser of the Year

ADAM CIACCIA – AXIS HAIRDRESSING

 

AHFA Victorian Hairdresser of the Year

JACKY CHAN – OSCAR OSCAR SALONS

 

AHFA Queensland Hairdresser of the Year

AMANDA O’CONNOR – PAPAS & PACE

 

AHFA South Australian/Tasmanian Hairdresser of the Year

TIFFANY SMITH – SEQUEL BY PARLOUR HAIR

 

AHFA Western Australian/Northern Territory Hairdresser of the Year

LISA POLINI – HYPE HAIR STUDIO

 

AHFA Apprentice Hairdresser of the Year

GEORGIA FREEDMAN – ROKK EBONY TOORAK

 

AHFA Newcomer of the Year

JESSICA SUTHERLAND – ROKK EBONY TOORAK

 

AHFA Session Stylist of the Year

RICHARD KAVANAGH

 

AHFA Make-Up Artist of the Year

MIKELE SIMONE

 

AHFA Fashion Stylist of the Year

MELISSA NIXON

 

2018 AUSTRALIAN FAME TEAM

BEN RUSSELL – BIBA GERTRUDE ST

TIFFANY DECAUX – BORIS THE CUTTERY

SHANTELLE NEATE – FRUITION

ELIZABETH SHEDWICK – TONI&GUY PADDINGTON

 

AHFA Hair Fashion Video of the Year

UROS MIKIC – KINKY CURLY STRAIGHT

 

AHFA Excellence in Education

KATE REID

 

AHFA Salon of the Year

JOEY SCANDIZZO

 

Best New Professional Haircare Product

JOICO – BLONDE LIFE RANGE

 

Best New Professional Styling Product

BALMAIN VOLUME MOUSSE STRONG

 

Most Innovative Hair Tool

ECOHEADS: THE PING

 

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