Paul Mitchell’s Color Outside the Lines Winners

Paul Mitchell has announced the winners and finalists of its second annual Color Outside the Lines contest. In January, professional stylists of all specialties were encouraged to Color Outside the Lines and show off their hair-coloring skills for a chance to win incredible prizes, including a trip to Sardinia, a stunning island in the Mediterranean, to experience Global Gathering—John Paul Mitchell Systems’ educational extravaganza for salon pros. The panel of judges selected the following talented stylists as winners and finalists. Congratulations to all!


Paul Mitchell Color Outside the Lines Winners:


Best National Grand Prize Winner

Kim Gordon (Roswell, GA)


Best New Talent Grand Prize Winner

Tina Greene (Irvine, CA)


Best International Grand Prize Winner

Maria Agafonova (Russia)




Best National Finalist

Lindsey Sturdy (Rochester, NY)


Best National Finalist

Danielle Carroll (Cincinnati, OH)


Best New Talent Finalist

Rachel Andra (Wichita, KS)


Best New Talent Finalist

Kayla Ruffino (Dallas, TX)


Best International Finalist

Julia Matveeva (Russia)


Best International Finalist

Maxim Sotnikov (Russia)

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