Winners of Nordic Hair Awards 2019

Winners of Nordic Hair Awards 2019
June 11, 2019 Camilla Svensson
Nordic Hairdresser of the Year Harri Åkerberg, Finland. Photo: Kai Sairanen

All the winners of Nordic Hair Awards 2019

The very first Nordic Hair Awards contained an enormous amount of talent and creativity. 47 finalists from all over the Nordics competed in nine different categories and the winners were announced at the award ceremony at Lokomotivværkstedet in Copenhagen.

The biggest winner was Finland who received a total four awards. One of the Finnish winners was Harri Åkerberg from A.K.A. Luova who received both Nordic Avant-garde Hairdresser of the Year and Nordic Hairdresser of the Year!

Be inspired by all the winners and read the motivations from the jury below.

Nordic Hairdresser of the Year – sponsored by Cutrin

Samu Hirvas, Managing Director at Cutrin, Astrid Still, model, Harri Åkerberg, winner of Nordic Hairdresser of the Year 2019 and Sergi Bancells, International Editorial Director at Estetica Magazine and jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Makeup: Salli Timlin
Model: Astrid Still
Photographer: Harri Åkerberg

Harri Åkerberg, A.K.A. Luova

Motivation from the jury:

“A look with multiple dimensions and disco feeling. The winner of Nordic Hairdresser of the Year inspired with an awesome, surprising creation with brilliant composition that really explores the limits of hair art, taking it to the next level”.

Nordic Women’s Hairdresser of the Year – sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional

Anders Schönemann, Schwarzkopf Professional Educational Manager, Aki-Matti Kallio, winner of Nordic Women’s Hairdresser of the Year, Hanna Ikonen, model and Ara Koivula, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Stylist: Aki-Matti Kallio
Makeup: Emilia Westman
Model: Hanna Ikonen
Photographer: Heikki Salonen

Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Aki-Matti Kallio, Bruk Hair Design, Finland

Motivation from the jury:

“With a strong, minimalistic, yet powerful design, executed with technical precision, the winner of Nordic Women’s Hairdresser of the Year has created a sharp, balanced look with an edge”.

 

Nordic Men’s Hairdresser of the Year – sponsored by American Crew

Anja Borum, Sales- & Marketing Director, Johan Kristensen, winner of Nordic Men’s Hairdresser of the Year, Joel Klippmark, model and Jason Dyer, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Stylist: Anaya Silvander
Makeup Artist: Anaya Silvander
Model: Joel Klippmark
Photographer: Roy Rossovich

Johan Kristensen, Nygatan Nio, Sweden

Motivation from the jury:

“With a sharp, modern design and composition that harmonized the model perfectly, the winner of Nordic Men’s Hairdresser of the Year, inspired with a look that was precise, technical and fashion forward. An elegant shape with a modern twist”.

Nordic Avant-garde Hairdresser of the Year – sponsored by Aveda

Ulf Schjerpen, CEO We Are One, the distributor of Aveda in Scandinavia, Harri Åkerberg, winner of Nordic Avant-garde Hairdresser of the Year, Astrid Still, model and Joakim Roos, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Makeup Artist: Salli Timlin
Model: Astrid Still
Photographer: Harri Åkerberg

Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Harri Åkerberg, A.K.A. Luova

Motivation from the jury:

“The winner of Nordic Avant-garde Hairdresser of the Year found a way to create a fun avant-garde with a sustainable, forward thinking mindset. The execution was exceptional with a beautiful, creative tone”.

Nordic Colour Technician of the Year – sponsored by L’Oréal Professionnel

Jeanett Erlendsson, Nordic Learning & Artistic Director, Sofie Heidenberg, winner of Nordic Colour Technician of the Year, Karolina Giedz, model and Mark Martens-Anderson, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

 

Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Makeup Artist: Kristin Good
Model: Karolina Giedz
Photographer: Henrik Korpi

Sofie Heidenberg, Hårgänget, Sweden

Motivation from the jury:

“The winner of Nordic Colour Technician of the Year inspired with a beautiful, well executed colour that was balanced, simple and elegant. A very delicate colour in line with the current fashion trend. A modern Marilyn Monroe”.

Nordic Editorial Stylist of the Year – sponsored by Kevin Murphy

Anker Geertsen owner of ICON Hairspa the Danish distribution of Kevin Murphy in Denmark, Linda Lehto, winner of Nordic Editorial Stylist of the Year and Line Bomholt, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

 

Stylist: Heidi Marika Urpulainen
Makeup: Susanna Holm
Model: Kati Vihonen
Photographer: Paula Kesäläinen

Stylist: Heidi Marika Urpulainen
Makeup: Susanna Holm
Model: Kati Vihonen
Photographer: Paula Kesäläinen

Stylist: Heidi Marika Urpulainen
Makeup: Susanna Holm
Model: Kati Vihonen
Photographer: Paula Kesäläinen

Linda Lehto, Hiusloisto, Finland

Motivation from the jury:

“Expressive composition and complete conceptual thinking. The winner of Nordic Editorial Stylist of the Year told a beautiful story full of emotions through stunning photography, combining hair and fashion”.

Nordic Young Talent of the Year – sponsored by Hair and Body Care

Annie Ankervik, jury member, Martina Rawet, winner of Nordic Young Talent of the Year and Michael Andersen, the owner of Hair and Body Care. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

 

Stylist: Martina Rawet
Makeup Artist: Lise Erlandsen
Model: Nathan Kahungu
Photographer: Kristoffer Myhre

Martina Rawet, Billys Bumble and Bumble, Norway

“With a great, bold approach the winner of Nordic Young Talent of the Year created a technically well executed look with a strong shape and playful colours”.

Nordic Salon Design of the Year – sponsored by Abildgaard Design

René Abildgaard, the owner and CEO of Abildgaard Design, salon Park Styling / Hair Construction Academy, winner of Nordic Salon Design of the Year and Marja Sillanpää, jury member. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

 

Photo: Michael Dam

Photo: Michael Dam

Photo: Michael Dam

Park Styling / Hair Construction Academy, Denmark

Icelandic Hairdresser fo the Year – sponsored by Redken, Schwarzkopf Professional, American Crew and Tækniskólinn

Berit Olimb, jury member, Katrin Sif Jónsdóttir, winner of Icelandic Hairdresser of the Year and Elsa Haraldsdóttir, owner of Hár and Icelandic distributor of Redken. Photographer: Claus Peuckert

Stylist: Katrín Sif Jónsdóttir
Makeup Artist: Gunnhildur Birna Gunnarsdóttir
Model: Hildur Björk Scheving
Photographer: Birta Rán Björgvinsdóttir

Stylist: Katrín Sif Jónsdóttir
Makeup Artist: Gunnhildur Birna Gunnarsdóttir
Model: Hildur Björk Scheving
Photographer: Birta Rán Björgvinsdóttir

Katrin Sif Jónsdóttir, Sprey Salon

Photographer: Kai Sairanen