20th SLAHAB National Awards

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20th SLAHAB National Awards of the Sri Lanka Association of Hairdressers and Beauticians (SLAHAB) will take place on Sunday the 27th February at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo. 

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As the largest and sole national level competitive platform for hairdressers and beauticians to display their talents, the National Awards opens its doors for all professionals in the field of hair & beauty. “The purpose of this event is to unite the entire beauty industry and to give equal training and opportunities to all; young and old, qualified or non-qualified, in line with the highest professional standards,” said Nayana Karunaratne, Founder President of SLAHAB, adding that, “the National Awards represents all communities 
and individuals.”  


The competition will include 12 distinct categories – Long Hair Day Styles and Trend Cuts for Ladies, Gents Hair Cuts and Hair Tattoos, Nail Art, Gala Evening Hair Styles, Bridal Hair Styles, Bridal Make Up and Fantasy Hair Styles. 


A special feature of the National Awards will be the Colour Trophy sponsored by BELLOSE hair care manufacturers which will encourage salon staff to present creative hair colour for both Ladies & Gents Categories. Special training sessions are being conducted by Bellose and SLAHAB to guide the participants of the colour trophies.


The specialty of SLAHAB National Awards is the free training we offer to the competitors. Month of February is dedicated to training. Categories are taken on assigned dates of the week and experts in the industry train, completely free of charge. Mr. Joakim Roos, OMC Global Educator is already in Sri Lanka conducting training sessions.

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Special Make Up training sessions are held weekly sponsored by DERMACOLOR cosmetic brand to help the competitors of the Bridal Make Up category which is very popular. 


The Award ceremony will be a full day event, with s series of seminars conducted by international trainers from 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm. The Award Ceremony and the Hair Show by IHB students will begin after a tea break, at 5.30 pm.


The IHB Hair Show will be choreographed and presented by Lou Ching Wong.