Wella TrendVision 2018

October 25, 2018

Legendary London venue, The Roundhouse in Camden, once again provided the spectacular setting for the annual UK & Ireland Final of the Wella TrendVision Award 2018. The event was hosted by TV favourite Emma Willis and showcased some of the UK and Ireland’s most impressive hairdressing talent.

The night featured an iconic collection from Wella’s Technical Director, Robert Eaton, supported by the Russell Eaton Art Team who opened the show. The talented award-winning colourist presented Colour Me+, a stunning collection of multi-tonal hair colour brought to life through light and reflection.

An incredible show called Long Live the Queens from ghd demonstrated the truly creative nature of ghd, and celebrated all stylists, who it called the ‘Queen Makers’.  HOB Academy also presented its HOB 35 show, headed up by Akin Konizi and his creative team. The incredible collection celebrated its 35 year anniversary drawing inspiration from previous collections and current trends.

More than 800 of the hairdressing industry’s finest gathered for the evening of pure entertainment, creativity and hair fashion, culminating with the unveiling of the TrendVision Award 2018 UK & Ireland Winners.

The glittering evening event began with a cocktail reception, a delicious 3-course dinner and three incredible hair shows. Guests then partied into the early hours with entertainment by world-class DJ, Trevor Nelson.

The winners, chosen by an esteemed panel which included some of the most talented names in hairdressing, Darren Ambrose, Cos Sakkas and Bruno Marc, are…



  • GOLD – Krista Ward, D&J Ambrose
  • SILVER – Ben Draper, Regis
  • BRONZE – Dannie Lea, Dannie Lea Hair & Beauty


  • GOLD – Nikki Clifford, NJUK Hair & Beauty
  • SILVER – Brandon Messinger, Zullo & Holland
  • BRONZE – Helen Tether, Helen Tether Award Winning Hair


  • GOLD – Leandro Santana Santos, Decode Hair
  • SILVER – Stephen Aiken, Conroy Hair
  • B RONZE – Roisin Hynes, Sarah Mason Professional


  • GOLD – Kerry Moody, DKY Hair Company
  • SILVER – Zara McIntyre, House of Colour
  • BRONZE – Stephanie Higgins, Sarah Mason Professional


  • Lieanne Buckley, Lieanne Gents Stylist


  • Stephanie Gallagher, Wonderland

People’s Choice uk Award Winner

  • Lisa Alexander, Dickson Reid Hairdressing

People’s Choice IRELAND Award Winner

  • Jonathan Healy, Bellissimo


The UK & Ireland Gold Runway and Male Grooming winners, Creative and Color Vision Silver and Bronze winners, along with the two People’s Choice Award winners will enjoy an incredible mentoring day hosted by Leonardo Rizzo and Charlie Taylor.


Krista Ward from D&J Ambrose and Nikki Clifford from NJUK Hair & Beauty will now represent the UK in the global final. They will be joined by Leandro Santana Santos from Decode Hair and Kerry Moody from DKY Hair Company who will represent Ireland. The four winners will head to the International TrendVision Award 2018 Creative Retreat in Lisbon in November – an event which promises to be a truly sensational global gathering.