Sebastian Professional What’s Next Awards Finalists Announced

Sebastian Professional’s WHAT’S NEXT AWARDS is the premiere hair styling competition for Student and Professional talent who dare to take their creativity to the next level. Each year Sebastian Professional releases a hair collection to inspire contestant’s hair style entries. This year the collection is Metamorphik.

Metamorphik is a collection that was inspired by nature at its most creative; it represents unexpected extremes, consisting of two powerful but opposing raw elements, volcanic ash and carnauba wax. Metamorphik ignites the power of self-expression allowing artist to change the state of hair and unlock new possibilities for artistry.

Join us in congratulating the Sebastian Professional 2015 What’s Next Awards Finalists:


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Safina Aboaen // Niagara Falls, ON // HL Cuts Above
Kimberly Hatton // Portland, OR // Beau Monde Academy
Randi Green // Fort Worth, TX // Ogle School Forth Worth

Brianna Sherman // San Marcos, CA // Studio 78
Alisha Jurkevicz // Austin, TX // Red Stella
Damaris Earlewine // Palm Springs, CA // Liberty Salon

Benjamin Manista // Akron, OH // MC Hair Consultants
Natalie Stalter // Los Angeles, CA // Salon Kingston
John-Paul Colombo // Aurora, ON // HairAfter

Finalists will compete LIVE in Miami on Sunday February 21st, 2016

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