HJ's Session Hairdresser of the Year 2024 Nominees Are Here!

Published 22nd May 2024 by Charlotte Grant-West

It’s with great pleasure that we can now announce the Session Hairdresser of the Year 2024 Nominees for HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.

One of the most anticipated categories at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, Session Hairdresser of the Year recognises the creative vision and technical skill of hairdressers working outside of a salon environment.

The Session Hairdresser of the Year 2024 Nominees are as follows...

Gary Gill
Syd Hayes
Nick Irwin
Tyler Johntson
Sam McKnight
Guido Palau
Angelo Seminara
Eugene Souleiman

Voted for by British and international beauty press, as well as names from the British Hairdressing Awards Hall of Fame - those who have won the same category on three occasions - the nominees must now submit eight of their favourite images from the last year. Their portfolio should include a variety of work, showcasing the breadth of the stylist’s creative and technical skills.  

British Hairdressing Awards 2024: How to enter

Not entered the specialist or regional categories yet? Entries are open for the British Hairdressing Awards 2024, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, so to be in with a chance of becoming a winner of your region or specialist category you should enter now as entries close Friday 30 June, by 5pm. You can see the full list of categories here and keep scrolling to see them below as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the British Hairdressing Awards 2023 Deadline?

Entries must be submitted by Friday 28 June 2024 by 5pm. 

When is the awards ceremony?

The British Hairdressing Awards 2024 will be held on Monday 25 November 2024 at JW Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

What categories are there?

Regional Categories
Southern Hairdresser of the Year
North Western Hairdresser of the Year
International Collection of the Year 
Scottish Hairdresser of the Year
Wales & South West Hairdresser of the Year
Midlands Hairdresser of the Year
North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year
London Hairdresser of the Year
Eastern Hairdresser of the Year
Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year  

Specialist Categories
Men’s Hairdresser of the Year
Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year
Afro Hairdresser of the Year
Artistic Team of the Year
Trend Image of the Year
Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year Newcomer of the Year

British Hairdresser of the Year - check out the nominations here! 

Start your British Hairdressing Awards 2024 entry here – good luck!


Be Inspired

If you are after some inspiration for your collection, why not check out the winners from the British Hairdressing Awards 20223, and view the finalists’ collections here?

Charlotte Grant-West

Charlotte Grant-West

Published 22nd May 2024

Charlotte oversees the print magazine, website and social media channels at HJ. With over a decade of experience as a journalist, Charlotte was formerly Editor of Modern Barber and HJ Men, Social Editor at Netmums and Features Writer at Boots Health & Beauty magazine. She loves any products that make her hair bigger and more voluminous, and loves a behind-the-scenes peek at anything hair-related – whether it's a factory tour, BTS on a shoot or backstage at fashion week.

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