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April 4, 2022

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is respected as one of the most prestigious photographic beauty competitions in North America and is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). After a three-month delay due to COVID restrictions, the long-awaited NAHA 2022 competition took place on Sunday, April 3rd, at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, CA.

April 4, 2022
The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is respected as one of the most prestigious photographic beauty competitions in North America and is produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). After a three-month delay due to COVID restrictions, the long-awaited NAHA 2022 competition took place on Sunday, April 3rd, at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, CA. The event concluded with a star-studded celebration recognizing some of the beauty industry’s most talented artists. Here's who took home the coveted awards for 2022...
November 10, 2021
It's that time of the year again when the best of the best take center stage to showcase their latest and greatest work. The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is a prestigious event likened to the Academy Awards, but for the hair industry. Take a look below at the 2022 nominees...
August 29, 2021

Every year the salon industry waits with bated breath for the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) to name the nominations, let alone the winners. This year, the wait was longer than usual because of the pandemic. But that wait was clearly worth it. Join us in congratulating the 2021 NAHA winners…

August 29, 2021
Every year the salon industry waits with bated breath for the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) to name the nominations, let alone the winners. This year, the wait was longer than usual because of the pandemic. But that wait was clearly worth it. Join us in congratulating the 2021 NAHA winners…
January 14, 2021
Focus on Hair would like to congratulate the 2021 finalists of the 32nd annual PBA North American Hairstyling Awards. NAHA is the most prestigious professional beauty competition in North America and honors the salon industry’s top artists who push the boundaries of skill and creativity.
February 9, 2020

The show floor was abuzz at ISSE with an array of salon and spa focused suppliers with a trend toward sustainable products and an increase in the volume of CBD product offerings. As always, the expo was ideal for those looking to shop tools, appliances, and hair extension options.

February 9, 2020
The International Salon and Spa Expo(ISSE) took place on January 25-27, 2020, with over 300 vendors exhibiting at the largest professional beauty event on the West Coast. The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) tradeshow was part of a trio of professional events that included the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) and the California Compliance Symposium.
January 26, 2020

As the top hair, makeup, and nail competition in North America, NAHA is the premier platform for beauty professionals to push the boundaries and bring their artistic vision to life. For the second year, NAHA took place during the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) show on January 25, 2020.

January 25, 2020
Each year, industry artists submit their work -- which often takes months of planning, shooting, and editing -- and are judged by a blind panel of judges, many of which were selected through a call for new judges for 2020. Finalists are chosen by an anonymous process with no contact between judges or knowledge of artist names to ensure anonymity and fairness and enabling a true celebration of excellence, creativity, and technical ability. This year's finalist candidates span fifteen categories of excellence across hair, makeup and nail artistry.
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