On the NAHA Red Carpet with Vivienne Mackinder

Vivienne Mackinder, winner of this year’s North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) Master Hairstylist of the Year, stopped by the Red Carpet to chat with American Salon digital editor Kelsey Murray about what NAHA means to her.

Vivienne is a six-time winner of the North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA), a three-time winner of the prestigious IBS Editor’s Choice Award and a recipient of the North American Hair Styling “Lifetime Achievement” Award, bestowed in 2009. In 2014 she was honored by Intercoiffure with the “Leo Passage Educator of the Year” Award.


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Vivienne is founder of HairDesignerTV.com (HDTV), the home of ‘VivTV’, (a virtual hair show), and MOD Magazine (a virtual look book). She is creator, producer and director of the renowned “I’m Not Just a Hairdresser”—documentary film series designed to inspire new and seasoned hairdressers alike. 

To view a gallery of Vivienne’s winning 2015 NAHA entries, go to https://probeauty.org/nahagallery/year/2015/master/.

About: The North American Hairstyling Awards Ceremony & Artistic Presentations: The NAHA 2015 ceremony proved to be the pinnacle event at PBA Beauty Week 2015, recognizing the artistry and skill of the professional salon industry. As the top achievement for professional hairstylists and makeup artists, past and present NAHA entrants, finalists and winners continue to push the boundaries of trend-setting style.