Sally Brooks has won the title of British Hairdresser of the Year for the second time running at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.
Sally, who is best known for creating stunning, wearable and technically exceptional hair, wowed the judges with her collection and beat off competition from the six other finalists.
Sally collected her award in front of over 1,750 hairdressing greats, alongside host and TV celebrity, Rylan Clark-Neal. The event, which took place on Monday 26th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, saw guests celebrating into the early hours entertained by Scouting for Girls.
On winning Sally said, “It’s amazing to win British Hairdresser of the Year two years in a row, and I’m delighted that everyone loved the collection as much as I did. It’s a very special award and a night to remember!”
She wasn’t the only one to receive recognition for their amazing work, as 19 others were also presented awards for their artistic ability and creative talent, including:
- Michelle Thompson, Francesco Group, Birmingham – Afro Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Marc Antoni, Henley-on-Thames – Artistic Team of the Year 2018
- Sylvestre Finold, TONI&GUY, Wimbledon – Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Desmond Murray, Atherton Cox, London – Men’s Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Gianluca Caruso, TONI&GUY, London – Newcomer of the Year 2018
- Robert Eaton, Russell Eaton, Leeds – Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year 2018
- Jessica Neil and Mary Geoghegan, KH Hair, Nottingham – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Philipp Haug, TONI&GUY, Sloan Square – London Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Nicola Smyth, Nicola Smyth – Award Winning Hair, Leamington Spa – Midlands Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Isobel Eaton and Jesse Jackson, Russell Eaton, Barnsley – North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Marcello Moccia and Karen Perry, Room97 Creative Hairdressing, Wakefield – North Western Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Damien Johnston, Pure Hair, Belfast – Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Karen Thomson, KAM Hair & Body Spa, Lossiemouth – Scottish Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Robert Masciave, Metropolis Hairdressing, Kingston Upon Thames – Southern Hairdresser of the Year 2018
- Steven Smart, Smartest 73, Weston-Super-Mare – Wales & South West Hairdresser of the Year 2018
Congratulations to all of the winners!