The 2022 British Hairdressing Awards (BHA) were held live on November 28th at the Marriott Hotel Park Lane in London, U.K.
Produced by Hairdressers Journal and sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, the awards ceremony was hosted by comedian Katherine Ryan, Hairdressers Journal international executive director, Jayne Lewis-Orr and Schwarzkopf Professional general manager U.K. and Ireland, Julian Crane.
More than 1,300 salon industry professionals attended to see the winners of the annual photo-based competition and celebrate their work.
The night’s most prestigious award, British Hairdresser of the year, was won by Cos Sakkas of TONI&GUY in London. Sakkas won the award for his new collection, Vertigo, which showcases striking technical cuts, styles and textures with superior colour placement.
A special shout-out to Contessa 2023 International Hairstylist of the Year, Rick Roberts, who won North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year and was inducted into the Afro Hairdresser of the Year Hall of Fame!
Congratulations to all of the winners!
British Hairdresser of the Year
Cos Sakkas, TONI&GUY, London
Midlands Hairdresser of the Year
Tim Scott-Wright, The Hair Surgery, Wollaston.
North Western Hairdressers of the Year
Laura and Ria Kulik, The Hairbank, Manchester.
Scottish Hairdressers of the Year
Caroline Sanderson and Paul Ralph, Ego Hair Design, Inverness.
North Eastern Hairdressers of the Year
Rick and Zoe Roberts, Rick Roberts Salon, Beverley.
Southern Hairdresser of the Year
Andrew Smith, Andrew Smith Salons, Gosport.
Wales and South West Hairdresser of the Year
Steven Smart, Smartest 73, Weston-super-Mare.
Eastern Hairdresser of the Year
Rebecca Jacques, Daniel Granger Hairdressing, Northampton.
London Hairdresser of the Year
Jordanna Cobella, Cobella, London.
International Collection of the Year
Viktoriia Vradii, Le Salon VRV, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine
Afro Hairdresser of the Year Hall of Fame
Rick Roberts, Rick Roberts Salon, Beverley, U.K.
Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year Hall of Fame
Sharon Malcolm, Sharon Malcom Hairdressing, Newtownards.
Midlands Hairdresser of the Year Hall of Fame
Shaun Hall, Mark Lesson, Mansfield.
Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year Hall of Fame
Sylvestre Finold, Freelance, London.
Trend Image of the Year
Jo Lomax, Smartest 73, Weston-super-Mare.
Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year
Enrica Russo, Danilo Hair Boutique, London.
Men’s Hairdresser of the Year
George Smith, TONI&GUY, Salisbury.
Afro Hairdresser of the Year
Stephanie and Ashley Gamble, Ashley Gamble Hair, Shifnal.
Newcomer of the Year
Emy Roccabella, Danilo Hair Boutique, London.
Artistic Team of the Year
Hooker & Young Art Team, Newcastle.
Session Hairdresser of the Year
Eugene Souleiman, Freelance, London.
Schwarzkopf Professional Colour Technician of the Year
Daniel Spiller, Marc Antoni, Henley-On-Thames.