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2009 North American Hairstyle Award (NAHA) Finalists Announced

Phoenix, AZ (May 1, 2009) - The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) announced the much anticipated finalists for the 2009 North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA)!

Celebrating 20 years as the most esteemed beauty competition in North America, NAHA honors top hairstylists and beauty professionals with the industry's most prestigious award on Sunday, July 19, at a star-studded Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas.

Following is a complete list of NAHA 20 categories, finalists, and their salons:


Darian Bishop / Toni & Guy

Shelly Devlin / Waters Edge

Nicolas French / Matrix C.R.A.F.T. Global Academy

Daniel Holzberger / Van Michael Salons

Lina Shamoun / Artline Salon

Contemporary Classic

Maureen Anlauf / Juut Salon Spa

Ammon Carver / Matrix

Edwin Fontanez / CIELO by Edwin Fontaznez

Laurie Haney / Fresh Hair Studio

Dimitrios Tsioumas / HiLites Hair Salon

Editorial Stylist

Michael Albor / The Loft Salon & Day Spa

Steve Elias / Elixir Salon Spa

Cameron Letterman / Click Salon

Daniel Holzberger / Van Michael Salons

Maryl Velbeck / Trend Wave Studios

Fashion Forward

Faatemah Ampey / Bella Salon & Spa

Lucie Doughty / A.T. Tramps

Kathleen Gaide-Mahan & Michael Albor / The Loft Salon

Nicole Obert / Arrojo Studio

Maureen Anlauf / Juut Salon Spa


Adriana Balea / Francesca's Salon & Spa

Christofer Benson / Logics

Sue Pemberton / n/a

John Simpson / Lewis Salon

Silas Tsang / Blushes Hair & Day Spa

Hairstylist of the Year

Maureen Anlauf / Juut Salon Spa

Michael Baker / Paris Parker Salon

Christopher Deagle / Moods Hair Salon

Richard St. Laurent / Salon Inpure

Silas Tsang / Blushes Hair & Day Spa

Master Hairstylist

Eric Fisher / Eric Fisher Salon

Nicholas French / Matrix C.R.A.F.T. Global Academy

Alain Pereque / Salon Pure

Charlie Price / Click Salon

Brian & Sandra Smith / Matrix C.R.A.F.T. Global Academy

Salon Design

Van Michael Salon


The Fila Academy


Varuna Salon Spa

Student Hairstylist

Tatum Henson / Eric Fisher Academy

Corey B. Lofton / Aveda/Fredrics Institute

Kelli Parks / Eric Fisher Academy

Amanda Di Carlo / Inpure 2

Whitney Vallee / Salon Inpure

Salon Team

Hairafter Salon and Spa

GLAM Salon Boutique

Salon Pure

Salon Inpure

Blushes Hair & Day Spa


Faatenah Ampey / Bella Salon and Spa

Adriana Catenaccio / Salon Gaboa

Steve Elias / Elixir Salon Spa

Shawna Parvin / World's Local Parvin

Dimitrios Tsioumas / HiLItes Hair Salon

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