The Wella Professionals TrendVision Award 2023 UK & Ireland Final returned to Magazine London on Monday 25 September where the winners were crowned.
More than 700 guests joined the Wella family on the banks of the river Thames, overlooking the London skyline, to celebrate British & Irish finalists. The night was also attended by The Little Princess Trust – a charity that gives hair and hope to children with cancer, that Wella proudly supports.
The live event saw finalists compete in their given category over two days, culminating in a winners showcase where their final looks were revealed. For those that couldn’t join in person, a live stream of the event ensured that the celebration could be enjoyed globally. Keep scrolling to find out the 2023 UK & Ireland winners...
The #TVA 2023 Journey
The TVA 2023 journey began earlier in the year with an online photographic entry and culminated with the live final in London. This year’s TrendVision Award Final demonstrated the vast capabilities of the Wella Professionals colour portfolio, with some truly iconic looks being created displaying exceptional craftsmanship. The night was filled with inspirational looks, limitless energy and great support for the finalists.
The evening began with a cocktail reception whilst enjoying the fun Wella brand experiences. A gala dinner was preceded by a variety of hair shows from leading Wella artists. The incredible lineup of show artists included Cheynes, Cobella, Francesco Hair Salons, Hob Academy, Lara Johnson Lifestyle, Nikki Clifford from NJUK, Simon Tuckwell and Stil. Each show was unique and creative showcasing the Wella colour portfolio.
Hairdressing legend, Patrick Cameron hosted the night and was joined by Fergal Doyal as co-presenter. Radio presenter Elspeth Pierce delivered the Virtual Broadcast, where fans tuned in from around the world.
“Isn’t it wonderful to all be together again in this stunning setting. I have been amazed by the enthusiasm and skill of the finalists today, and I am confident that there’s a huge amount of talent that’s going to be championed tonight. This is your night, and you deserve every moment of success,” said Patrick Cameron.
In addition to the overall winners, there were four People’s Choice Awards which were voted for by the public in the weeks leading up to the final. A huge congratulations to the following...
COLOUR VISIONARY UK WINNER: Paolo Silveri, Regis
COLOUR VISIONARY UK RUNNER UP: Connor McIntyre, The Bank Hair & Beauty
COLOUR VISIONARY IRELAND WINNER: Jodie Quinn, House of Colour
COLOUR VISIONARY IRELAND RUNNER UP: Lisa Millington, Foundation
CRAFT VISIONARY UK WINNER: Elijah Hourrides, HOB Salons
CRAFT VISIONARY UK RUNNER UP: Corinne Mcnaughton, Medusa
CRAFT VISIONARY IRELAND WINNER: Vi Pessoa, Vi Pesoa Hairstylist
CRAFT VISIONARY IRELAND RUNNER UP: Leandro Santana Santos, Decode Hair
EDITORIAL LOOK UK & IRELAND WINNER: Amy Kirwan, Vanilla Hair Design
EDITORIAL LOOK UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Phill Gallagher, Dot Hair
XPOSURE CREATIVE COLOUR UK & IRELAND WINNER: Ciara Harrington, ECC for Further Education
XPOSURE CREATIVE COLOUR UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Aoife Halpin, House of Colour
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD COLOUR VISIONARY UK & IRELAND WINNER: Allan Kingsland, Allan Kingsland
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD COLOUR VISIONARY UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Katie Andruszczak
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD CRAFT VISIONARY UK & IRELAND WINNER: Vi Pessoa, Vi Pesoa Hairstylist
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD CRAFT VISIONARY UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Manushaqe Marjeta Gashi
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD EDITORIAL LOOK UK & IRELAND WINNER: Phill Gallagher, Dot Hair
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD EDITORIAL LOOK UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Amy Kirwan, Vanilla Hair Design
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD XPOSURE CREATIVE COLOUR UK & IRELAND WINNER: Ciara Harrington, ECC for Further Education
PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD XPOSURE CREATIVE COLOUR UK & IRELAND RUNNER UP: Rachel Grainger
The TrendVision Award winners received some incredible money-can’t-buy prizes: a tailored education development plan for the winner and their salon, including a professional photoshoot and digital content creation session, plus lots more.
The XPOSURE Creative Colour winner and runner-up received a tailored education plan and a hairdressing toolkit.
“TrendVision Award is a widely recognised and respected industry competition, and to win an award is an incredible achievement. The standard of finalists has been exceptional, and it demonstrates extraordinary skills to get to this stage of the competition. All our winners and runners up should be very proud, and I wish them many congratulations” said Max Amen, Wella Company General Manager UK & Ireland.