Great Lengths

Finalists announced for Great Lengths UK Awards 2018

In Uncategorized by Lilly Cox

Our dear friends at Great Lengths will present their fifth year of their Great Lengths UK Awards this September and we’re delighted to be involved. The awards which have just announced their finalists aim to showcase the passion and creativity of UK certified extension stylist. With 11 categories up for grabs –  six creative and five business – it’s the crème de la crème of extension awards. 
Great Lengths

Longer Length finalist: Vicky Demetriou at Larry King

TRIBU-TE’s UK publisher, Nicky Pope was invited to the judging day alongside other influential industry names. Speaking on the standard and quality of entries received this year, she comments: “It is very clear how stylists are becoming braver about experimenting and refining the craft of hair extensions particularly with hair styles that look more natural than perhaps they have done in previous years.”

When asked how was the decision was made when judging the Awards, Nicky says: “I’m drawing on 22 years in the hair dressing industry which serves me well when I’m looking for technique. I’m not a hairdresser myself but obviously all those years have added up to creating an eye. I keep in mind editorial vision for something that’s beautiful and something that I might want to publish online or in the magazine.”
The UK Great Lengths Awards ceremony will take place on 16 September at the Royal Armouries in Leeds; an evening of celebration not only for the finalists and crowned winners, but also the creativity and passion of its wider family of over 1,500 certified salons and stylists across the UK. We can’t wait to join them. 
Each category winner will receive two tickets for a group tour of the Great Lengths production facility in Rome in 2019. Good luck to all UK finalists: 
  • Longer Length: Steve Barnes @Reuben Wood Hair and Beauty, Jessica Turn @Salon Two, Vicky Demetriou @Larry King, Jill Faulkner @Faulkners, Jack Trafene @Salon Ten. 
  • Captivating Colour: James Henderson @M Hair, Vicky Demetriou @Larry King, Jack Trafene @Salon Ten, Hector Obeng @Hector’s Global Hair with Zeal, @Annabelle Harpin @Yazz Number One Hair Studio 
  • Enviable Volume: Kirby Hickey @Hair by Kirby Blythe, Linzi King @Simon Webster Hair, Malcolm Murphy @Malcolm Murphy Hair, Beverly Rosser @Rosser Hairdressing, Steve Barnes @Reuben Wood Hair and Beauty
  • Bridal Creation: Kirby Hickey @Hair by Kirby Blythe, Samantha Rubino @M Hair, Megan Green @ Jakeman and Green, Annabelle Harpin @Yazz Number One Hair Studio, Alice Trout @ Alice Olivia Hair
  • Creative Innovation: Jennifer Swain @Swain Hairdressing, Hector Obeng @Hector’s Global Hair with Zeal, Steve Barnes @Reuben Wood Hair and Beauty, Ellis Hunt @Rosser Hairdressing, Joe Causier @Malcolm Murphy Hair
  • Hair of Fame: Joanne Fox @Hair by Joanne Fox, Arabella Kind@ Hair by Arabella, Kirsty McDill @Kirsty McDIll Hair Extensions, Megan Green @Jakeman & Green 
  • Silver Salon/Freelancer Award – Outstanding Performance: House of Finesse, Aimee Mallon, Lauren McManus
  • Gold Salon/Freelancer Award – Outstanding Performance: GLAM@hallashair, Reuben Wood Hair and Beauty, Caprio’s Hair Studio
  • Platinum Salon/Freelancer Award – Outstanding Performance: Strawberry Hair, Swain Hairdressing, M Hair  
  • Best Newcomer Award: Sarina Lo-Giudice @Rosser Hairdressing, Samantha Rubino @M Hair, Martha Garry @Malcolm Murphy Hair
  • The Great Lengths Trophy – Extension Excellence: Joanne Hallas @GLAM@hallashair, Malcolm Murphy @Malcolm Murphy Hair, Emma Choremi @McQueens

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