Meet the Winners of the 2021 North American Hairstyling Awards

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Congratulations are in order for the 2021 North American Hairstyling Awards winners! The Professional Beauty Association announced the well-deserved prizewinners of the prestigious beauty competition which took place on Saturday, August 29th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center during Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas.

Honoring the industry’s top artists and creative talent , this year’s show saw finalists compete across 15 categories of excellence spanning hair and beauty — all to take home the coveted trophy. To be considered for the competition, industry creatives were tasked with submitting their best work to be judged by a blind panel of judges.

Without further ado, here is the complete list of winners and their award-winning looks, from the 2021 North American Hairstyling Awards.

Avant Garde

Sharie Valcin, @hairbysharie84

Editorial Stylist of the Year

Danielle Keasling, @danielle.keasling

Educator of the Year

Sam Villa, @samvillahair


Suzanne Sturm, @suzsturm


Stephen Moody, @hairmoody

Hairstylist of the Year

Silas Tsang, @silastsang

Inspiring Salon of the Year

Square Colour Salon, @squaresalonlv

Makeup Artist of the Year

Nohemi Capetillo, @noamyhateshair

Master Hairstylist of the Year

Ruth Roche, @ruthroche

Men’s Hairstylist of the Year

Nieves Almaraz, @howtofadehair

Student Hairstylist of the Year

Alisha Kemp, @beauty_byalishaa

Styling & Finishing

Nick Stenson, @nickstensonbeauty

Team of the Year

Salon Entrenous, @salonentrenous


Ammon Carver, @ammoncarver


Lauren Moser, @laurenmmoser

For more information about the competition, be sure to visit https://www.probeauty.org/events-programs/naha.

Camille Nzengung
Camille Nzengung
Camille Nzengung is a Features Editor, based in Georgia, covering all things hair at The Tease. You can find her writing about the best hair products, the coolest hair trends, and all the exciting new hair launches.