It’s official: the winners of Wella Company’s 2021 International TrendVision Award (ITVA) have been crowned!
After receiving nearly 5,000 entries from 28 countries worldwide, the competition awarded just 21 winners across seven different categories including color, styling, editorial focus, and nail art. This year’s show was hosted virtually via the @wellahair Instagram account as part of the company’s first-ever global digital event, WeCreate.
Taking home the top honor from North America was nail artist Ashton Harlon from Scratch Nail Spa in Las Vegas, NV. Harlon was awarded gold in the OPI Nail Artist Category. “Ashton is a perfect example of mastery of the medium, perfect meticulous precision execution, and out-of-the-box imaginative artistry,” said Heather Reynosa, category judge and OPI Director of Global Education Design.
Considered to be one of the most coveted accolades in the hair industry, the TrendVision Awards celebrates the talent and craft of hair and nail professionals across all key industry categories.
Without further ado, here is the complete list of winners from the competition.
Nail Artist of the Year 2021 by OPI Professionals
- Gold: Ashton Harlan @misashton, Scratch Nail Spa, North America
- Silver: Anjelika Smolnikova @likanailstudio27, LikaNailsStudio, Russia
- Bronze: Marta Nagorska @furiousfiler, Freelancer, United Kingdom
International Color Artist of the Year 2021 by Wella Professionals
- Gold: Kati Suokas @kati.kampaaja, Glohair, Finland
- Silver: Alexandru Pruteanu @alex.pruteanu88, Donna Carina, Romania
- Bronze: Živilė Krisiūnaitė @zivile_truputi.galiukus, Grožio namai “Žirklės,” Lithuania
International Color Specialist of the Year 2021 by Wella Professionals
- Gold: Svetlana Teryaeva @teryaeva_svetlana, De Luxe, Russia
- Silver: Rodrigo Sanchez @bravincreative, Bravin Creative, Spain
- Bronze: Mikey Forster @mikeyforstercolourist, Horse Meat Disco Salon, Australia
International Craft Artist of the Year 2021 by Wella Professionals
- Gold: Cicera Rolim @cicera_hairstyle, San Jam, Portugal
- Silver: Veronika Chudakova @veronka123, Privat Stylist, Ukraine
- Bronze: Salli Timlin @sallitimlin, A.K.A Luova, Finland
Men’s Hair of the Year 2021 by Seb Man
- Gold: Viktoria Elistratova @elistratova_v, TONI&GUY RUSSIA EKATERINBURG, Russia
- Silver: Damian Witkowski @justhairdamianwitkowski, JUST HAIR, Poland
- Bronze: George Smith @georgexsmith, TONI&GUY Salisbury, United Kingdom
Editorial Look of the Year 2021 by Sebastian Professional
- Gold: Rita Tuska @hairbyritatuska, Joseph Ferraro Hair, United Kingdom
- Silver: Paulina Wiśniewska @wisniewska6884, MODERN DESIGN, Poland
- Bronze: Matei Hunor @hunor_matei_hair, @BebeVeja Hairstyling, Romania
Style Master of the Year 2021 by ghd Professional
- Gold: Aoife Pomphrett @aoife_pomphrett, Wonderland, United Kingdom
- Silver: Aicha Amalie Hissaoui @aichaamalie, Nikita Byporten 2, Norway
- Bronze: Kristian Varjonen @kristianvarjonenhair, A.K.A Luova, Finland
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