About the Awards

Launched 6 years ago and organised by SalonNV and BarberNV, these awards celebrate the creative talent within the Hair and Beauty Industry. Dedicated professionals who contribute greatly to the social fabric and economy of Scotland.  People who build careers on making us feel and look fabulous!

The competition is open to individuals and salons operating in Scotland (including mobile salons).  There are 30 titles to to won across a range of Hair, Beauty, Aesthetics, Barbering, Make up Artistry and Businesses.  To enter simply go to the SALON ENTRY TAB at the top of the page, there you will find full information on the titles available and a guide on how to apply.

This has been designed to stimulate your client's, and the public's interest in what you do best. Winning an award has proven to be a real competitive advantage bringing your salon to the forefront and garnering client loyalty.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to submit evidence of their work or their qualifications. Hair & Barbering title finalists will be required to participate at a 'live' judging event. Further details will be sent to all shortlisted candidates via a direct email, so don't worry we will let you know what is required.

Where everyone comes together to enjoy the finale where the winners receive their award. This year it is being held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow on Sunday 4th September 2016, where you will be wined & dined and entertained by our celebrity presenters and acts.  Our glittering after party is currently being arranged.

Why you should enter!

Hosted by the leading new Publishing House MediaNV - all shortlisted candidates will receive fabulous coverage within the two Magazines, SalonNV & BarberNV. The winners will all have their own featured article with photography and "your story". Not only does this underline your own success but it will inspire the next generation of talent, help you attract new staff and excite the industry across the UK and beyond.       


01 April 16    -    Applications open       |      01 June 16   -    Public Voting opens    |      30 June 16    -   Public Voting closes

17 July 16     -    Judging begins            |      31 August 16    -   Judging ends           |     04 Sept 16   -   Winners announced         


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