Winners of 2017 Essex Salon Awards revealed

The winners of the 2017 Essex Salon Awards were announced Sunday 5th November at Orsett Hall.
The ceremony welcomed 250 hair industry professionals to recognise the successes of a wide range of talented individuals, businesses and team accomplishments within the county of Essex.
These awards have provided the perfect platform to celebrate and acknowledge the success of some of the most creative, dynamic and innovative hair salons and hairdressers..
The awards were hosted by comedian and voiceover artist Tom Ward and director of Essex Salon Awards, Kate Jeffery. Twelve awards were presented and winners are:
People’s Choice Award - Lucy’s Hair Salon, South Ockendon

- Best Salon in Essex - Reed Hair, Maldon
- Best Customer Experience - MACK, Chelmsford;
- Best New or Refurbished Salon - Tikadi, Theydon Bois
- Best Salon for Bridal Hair - Gregory Dean Salon, Leigh-on-Sea
- Best Use of Social Media, Claire Marie, Luxurious HB, Chelmsford
- Best Salon Team, Bijou, Woodford
- Creative Image of the Year - Paul Falltrick, GFC Hairdressing, Hornchurch
- Colourist of the Year - Shelby Kinnear, Raymond Bottone, Brentwood
- Mobile Hairdresser of the Year - Claire Marie, Luxurious HB, Chelmsford
- Future Talent Award - Ellie Bond, Spargo, Brentwood
- Best Hair Extension Specialist - Abigail Butler, Strictly Xtended, Harlow

Kate Jeffery, Director of Essex Salon Awards said: ”We are very excited to have hosted the inaugural Essex Salon Awards with great success. Awards are always an uplifting occasion, giving us the opportunity to recognise the dedication, innovation and creativity of our sector. To have support from the industry, and have so many salons and hairdressers take part - to see the people of Essex voting in thousands for their favourite hair salons, it is surely a testament to the quality of talented hairdressers and salon owners we have here in Essex. We can’t wait for next year!

Your Community Hub invited to the inaugural Essex Salon Awards.

Here at Your Community Hub, we were delighted to be invited to the first Essex Salon Awards at Orsett Hall.

Celebrating the very best hairdressers, barbers and salons the country has to offer, we were impressed that the launch event was so well supported. From Aimez-vous in. Colchester to MACK in Chelmsford and Sadie Bareham Hair & Makeup in Frinton on Sea, all corners of the county were represented.

Orsett Hall Pavilion was the perfect venue for the occasion, and staff served up a delicious three-course meal to hungry nominees and their colleagues, friends and families.
Compere for the evening was comedian and voice-over artist Tom Ward, who served up some witty one-liners to the 24 tables.

Our very own Jo Gansbuehler was honoured to be asked to present the award for the Best Use of Social Media. There were 12 categories in total, and it was heartening to see a nod to up-and-coming hairdressers, with an accolade for Future Talent won by Ellie Bond of Spargo Hairdressing in Brentwood.

What a fantastic night for all involved - well done to Kate Jeffery, Director of Essex Salon Awards and her team for organising such an excellent event, to the sponsors and partners for their support, and of course to all the nominees and award winners - we're looking forward to next year's Essex Salon Awards already!

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