What: Allied Beauty Association show season kicked off in Montreal.
When & Where: March 11-12, Palais des Congres, Montreal.
Who: Top stylists, including like Paul Nasrallah for Wella, Carine Bouchard for Sebastian, Damien Carney for Joico, Kathleen Gravel for Professional by Fama, Guylaine Martel and Isabelle Lachance for L’Oreal Porfessionnel, Stephane Gagnon for Oligo, Louis Jalleo for Matrix, Michele Moreau and Edwin Johnson for Goldwell/KMS California, Kathy Simon for Schwarzkopf Professional, Sam Villa and Chatherine Allard for Redken, Martyne Leonard for Farouk and Jake Thompson for Revlon Professional descended upon Montreal’s ABA show for a weekend of beauty education and inspiration, with more than 400 exhibitor booths.
Highlights: Attendees with a special contest card (which came in the March issue of Salon Magazine) visited the Redken booth for a shot to win a 2012 FIAT 500 and other instant prizes. You’ll also have a chance to win at Toronto ABA, April 1st & 2nd.
Congratulations to the winners in the ABA Montreal competitions:
Evening Long Hair Elegance:
1st – Dra Dritsas, Lisa Watier
2nd – Ann Blanchette, Salon Sugar
3rd – Marlene Lefebre, Evol Coiffures
Women’s Trend Cut & Style
1st – Nadia Charette, Salon Sugar
2nd – Melanie Lacasse, Art.Koi.Fur
3rd – Marilyne Roy, Claudio Coiffure Intl.
Men’s Trend Cut & Style
1st – Marie-Claude Grenon, Coiffure Marc Bernier
2nd – Chloe Trudeau, Lise Watier
3rd – Alexandro Nelson, Perron Aitken
New Talent Level: Women’s Trend Cut & Style
1st – Nana Cihanyan, Academie Sophia
2nd – Jon Benlolo, Academie St Laurent de Coiffure
3rd – Anais Lebrecqueanais Lebreque, Academie Sophia
Glamorous Evening Makeup:
1st – Aureanne Bellavance-Provost, Oblic Salon
2nd – Stephanie lafond, L’Institut St-laurent
3rd – Marily Duval, Freelance