NOMINATION SUBMISSION:

Nominating submissions start January 15th closing deadline February 15st 2022.
Must include the following when submitting:

Nominating categories are by nominations only. Individuals can nominate themselves.

All nominated experts must have at least 7 years’ experience in their practice.

Artists must receive a minimum of 5 nominations to be eligible to submit work. All nominated artists will be contacted by via email by Dec 2020. Nominators must provide the VZN Awards with the nominees first and last names, email address and InstaGram handle.

Nominees must then submit three images displaying their best work. Before and after images are only required for the following categories:

Nail Tech of the year

Make up artist of the year

Extensions Specialist of the year

Colorist of the year of the year

Lifetime Awards

Joan Harrison Award (nomination):

This honour is given to an industry leader (GM, Director, Sales) who has a positive voice, gives equal opportunity, who has created change and has VZN and insight to the future success of our industry.

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Sabino Di Tacchio Award (nomination):

This honour is given to an award-winning stylist who creates without limitation. An individual who continues to break boundaries, challenge themselves, and push the industry to see past current trends. An artistic leader who understands the movement and structure of all hair types. This individual must be a creative thinker, trend setter and innovator. All nominated individuals must be previously award-winning stylists.

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All Other Nominations

Barber of the Year (nomination):

A barber that excels within the barbering community, while doing their part to educate and uplift the current and future generation of barbers. This individual has mastered the art of barbering with both scissor and clipper cutting. A trend setter and industry game changer; A barber who understands both the business and creative sides of our business.

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Stylist of the Year (nomination):

An artistic leader who understands the movement and structure of all hair types. This individual believes with education all things are possible. An individual with an exceptional understanding of beauty industry concepts and how trends develop. A master of their tools, displaying excellent cutting and styling techniques.

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Colourist of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to a stylist who blends, mixes and paints. An individual who continues to break boundaries within the colour world, challenge themselves, and push the industry to see past the current colour trends. An artistic leader who understands the colour laws and how to break it. One who understands colour on all hair types, who mentors and teaches above and beyond expectations.

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Multicultural Artist of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to an individual who has infinite knowledge on all hair types. An artist who can change an manipulate all hair displaying the many characteristic and beauty of all hair types have. An artist who can cut, color and style according to hair needs. An artist who can truly showcase the beauty in differences.

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Extensions Specialist of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to an individual who continues to break boundaries within the extension world. This individual knows the meaning of a true transformation. An artistic leader who understands how to extend the beauty within hair. An innovator to the craft, making small changes and creating a big difference.

(Before and after shoots required)

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MUA of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to a Make-Up Artist who has incredible vision, and sees the beauty within. An artistic leader who understands the complexity and composition of all skin tones. A mentor who creates creative spaces for new talent, educates and raises awareness on all beauty.

(Before and after required)

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Nail Tech of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to a Nail technician who delivers incredible results without question. An artistic leader who understands exactly how to nail it. A nail design innovator who sees the nail world for what it can be, rather than what it is.

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Educator of the Year (nomination):

This honour is given to an educator who love for the industry is greater than the love for one’s self. Who has dedicated their career to aid in the advancement of others, who teaches until you learn. Shares without reservation and leads by example. An individual who is humble, yet fierce and has chosen to be a part of reinventing the beauty industry making small and big changes in lives of everyone whom path they cross.

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