Categories and rules

Categories and rules

The Nordic hairdressing industry is full of creativity, talent and craftsmanship. Through Nordic Hair Awards, Hair Magazine would like to celebrate the craft and raise the bar for Nordic hair fashion. To do that we need your creativity, your talent and your craftsmanship.

Nordic Hair Awards pays tribute to skilled and innovative hairdressers with eight awards:

Nordic Hair Awards

Nordic Women’s Hairdresser of the Year
Show your expertise in creating a contemporary female look with a focus on cut, colour, styling and overall look.

Nordic Men’s Hairdresser of the Year
Combine your cutting and grooming skills to create a contemporary male look.

Nordic Avant-garde Hairdresser of the Year
Let your creativity flow freely and create a unique, beautiful and progressive look.

Nordic Colour Technician of the Year
Showcase your ability to create innovative colour creations with perfect precision.

Nordic Editorial Stylist of the Year
Push the boundaries of wearable hair by creating a modern, fashion forward overall look.

Nordic Young Talent of the Year
Show your youthful, unrestricted creativity as a young hairdresser or student born in 1995 or after.

Nordic Salon Design of the Year
Inspire others by sharing your innovative, unique and personal salon design.

Nordic Hairdresser of the Year
The competitor, from the finals in Women’s, Men’s, Avant-garde and Colour Technician, with the highest total score will be appointed Nordic Hairdresser of the Year.

Editorial Stylist, Young Talent and Salon Design are pure photo competitions while the finalists in the categories Women’s, Men’s, Avant-garde and Colour Technician will recreate their looks live in front of the jury and visitors at Nordic Hair Awards 7th June 2020.

Other awards

Icelandic Hairdresser of the Year
Show your expertise in creating a contemporary female look with a focus on cut, color, styling and overall look

Copenhagen Barber Battle

The rules exist in local languages as an extra service, but the English rules are final. If any of the above rules are not followed, your participation may be returned or disqualified. We reserve the right to do minor changes in the rules if necessary.