11 Most Wanted trophies… Which one will you choose?

Since 2001 Creative HEAD’s Most Wanted has rewarded and celebrated the outstanding individuals and supreme teams working in UK hairdressing, honouring the industry’s finest with the ultimate accolade – a Most Wanted trophy.

Open to all UK-based professional hairdressers and salons, 11 categories recognise excellence across a multitude of of hairdressing disciplines, while the prestigious Most Wanted Legend award awaits those who have won the same Most Wanted category three times.

Still debating whether to enter? Consider this: win and not only will you take home a coveted Most Wanted trophy, you’ll enjoy year-long exposure in Creative HEAD magazine and online at, receive a unique gift from your category sponsor and join your fellow 2015 stars at an exclusive soirée hosted by Creative HEAD. You could even be invited to play a leading role in other Creative HEAD events, such as Salon Smart or The Coterie.

So, here’s a list of our 2015 categories. Which one will you choose?


Creative Talent
For a creative director or senior stylist with exceptional artistic skill and ability
Category sponsor Bumble and bumble

Business Thinker
For a salon owner or director who has built an outstanding salon business
Category sponsor L’Oréal Professionnel

Colour Expert
For a colour director or senior colourist with exceptional technical skill and ability
Category sponsor Wella Professionals

Hair Trend
For the best on-trend image of the year
Category sponsor Tangle Teezer

Award for Innovation
Rewarding an original hairdressing initiative that has proved successful, either for the salon business or for the industry at large
Category sponsor Cloud Nine

Session Stylist
By nomination only
For the most exciting hairdresser working in fashion
Category sponsor BaByliss PRO

Hair Icon
By nomination only
For the most inspirational hairdresser of 2015
Category sponsor JOICO


Best Salon Team
For teamwork at its best
Category sponsor Paul Mitchell

Best Local Salon
For a salon that best serves its local community
Category sponsor Aston & Fincher

Best Salon Experience
For a salon that delivers top customer service
Category sponsor Wahanda

Best New Salon
For a new or revamped salon that turns heads
Category sponsor Layered

Competition closes – Monday 18 May
Entry forms – click here 
Questions? 01434 610940 or email
Judging day – Monday 15 June
Grand Final – Monday 7 September

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