Hairdressers Journal
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HJ’S EXTENSIONS COMPETITION, sponsored by Remi Cachet

HJ’s Extensions Competition, sponsored by Remi Cachet welcomed the best extensionists in the UK, allowing contestants to show off their technical skills and creative abilities.

Classical Look winner: Alex Ferris
Creative Look winner: Sianna Munday
Overall Winner: Joanne Fox


Now in its sixth year, Denman Stage Star seeks talent from across the UK and Ireland and gives them a chance to shine live on stage at Salon International, growing into one of the UK’s leading creative hairdressing competitions.

James Forte won the coveted Denman Stage Star title with his glam-rock inspired shag cut. On winning the award he said: “Winning this award is phenomenal, I can’t describe how it feels! I know this next year is going to be full of opportunities and challenges and I cannot wait to smash every single one. It’s been an amazing experience and I cannot wait to get back up on stage again.”

BARBER CLASH supported by Modern Barber

Supported by Modern Barber, Salon International and Mike Taylor Education, Barber Clash welcomed barbers to demonstrate their work and showcase their skills. This competition was open to all barbers and men’s hairdressers.

The competitors battled it out live at #salon21 in four categories with four lead judges.

Afro Barber of the Year, lead judge MK Winner: Graham Grimshaw
Beard and Moustache Champion, lead judge Captain Fawcett Winner: Mathew Maxwell
Artistic Barber of the Year, lead judge Mike Taylor Winner: Kimberley Fletcher
UK’s Freshest Fade, lead judge Baldy Winner: Connor Mcleod

This article appears in the November 2021 Issue of Hairdressers Journal

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This article appears in the November 2021 Issue of Hairdressers Journal