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SA finalists announced for 2022 Australian Hair Industry Awards

SA finalists for the 2022 AHIA Creative Awards have been announced, ahead of the industry’s newest night of nights – the AHIA Creative Awards Gala.

Photo credit: Sam James of SJ Establishment

Established in 2021, the AHIA Creative Awards was created to showcase Australia’s most inventive hair minds. SA finalists for the 2022 awards have just been announced ahead of the industry’s newest night of nights – the AHIA Creative Awards Gala.

The final piece in the puzzle of the comprehensive awards division from Mocha Group, the AHIA Creative Awards categories feature a balance of trends focused photographic collection work and written submissions representative of the exciting talent across the hair industry.

Entries this year were judged by esteemed international industry identities and local and international media including Angelo Seminara, Errol Douglas, Sally and Jamie Brooks, Sam McKnight, Charlotte Grant West of HJI, Sergi Bancells of Esthetica, Cameron Pine of Instyle, Louise May of HAIR BIZ and Christina Butcher of Hair Romance.

The awards will also see the announcement of the much-anticipated HOTSHOTS team for 2022, putting a spotlight on the industry’s most exciting next-gen talent and providing the chance for those 31 and under to take their career to a whole new level. This crew were judged by familiar faces including Dee ParkerAttwood, Jayne Wild, Benni Tognini, Stevie English, Kobi Bokshish, Sharon Blain and Brad Ngata.

Mocha’s Linda Woodhead is excited to reveal the worthy finalists:

“This year’s awards saw a phenomenal number of entries from all over Australia which was testament to the quality of our industry here at home,” said Linda.

“After battling through a tough few years, it’s been incredible to see everyone’s hard work, determination and creativity shining through in the entries. I can’t wait to reveal our winners and give our industry a night to remember at our exciting gala event.”

Winners will be announced on Tuesday 14th June 2022.


Lisa Robertson – Pipsqueek in Saigon

Mario Giuseppe Fioravanti – MF Salon Priveè


S J Establishment

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