Sebastian Professional Announces Finalists for 2017 What's Next Awards!

Sebastian Professional’s WHAT’S NEXT AWARDS (WNA) is the premiere hair styling competition for Student and Professional talent who dare to take their creativity to the next level!
Please join us in congratulating the 2017 What’s Next Award Finalists!

-Professional Category-
Laura Rocha
The Harlot Salon - Venice, California

Alisha Jurkevicz
Red Stella Salon - Austin, Texas

Danielle June
The Harlot salon - Venice, California

-Affiliated Artist Category-
Luis Maldonado
Beyond Salon, Puerto Rico

Sabrina Cayer
Propagande Coiffure - Trois-Rivières, Québec

Tonya Cuozzo
Cuozzo Studio for Hair - Madison, New Jersey
-Student Category-
Beverly Iwuala
Ogle School - Stafford, Texas

Kelsey Ronan
Avenue Five Institute - Austin, Texas

Jaimie-Lee Keyes
TG.Co Hair Studio - Kingston, Ontario
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Finalists will compete live in Dallas, Texas on March 5th. Competitors will showcase their unique sense of style and creative artistry for a panel of esteemed judges. This year’s judge’s panel includes, the 2016 Affiliated Artist WNA winner JohnPaul Colombo, 2016 Professional Artist WNA winner Damaris Earlewine and Sergi Bancells of Estetica USA Magazine. Judges aren’t the only deciding factor for these finalists, this year will also include a People’s Choice Award, where fans can vote for their favorites on Sebastian’s What’s Next Instagram page @sebastianwna
In addition to the competition, Sebastian Professional Top Artists Diva Poulos, Omar Antonio, Marylle Koken and Anthony Cole will present the SS2017 RE-CHARGE collection, plus a sneak-peak of Sebastian’s next product innovation. But that’s not all! The evening will also include a special performance from Sixx:A.M.
2017 will mark the 5 year anniversary of the What’s Next Awards and it will be a show to remember! The awards and special performance from Sixx:.A.M. with be broadcast live from the Sebastian Professional Facebook page – you don’t want to miss it!