One of our top places to scout new colour ideas is the longest-running live hairdressing competition in the world, L’Oréal Colour Trophy. Now in its 64th year (!) the UK branch of the contest is not only a hallowed proving ground for the most seasoned colourists in the land, but is a great place for spotting red-hot hair talent.
Each spring, competitors trial the brand’s latest ranges, experiment with technique and get creative with fashion-led looks. Meet the finalists and shortlisted salons from each region, as we round up some of the emerging trends we spotted at the semis…
BEST IN THEIR REGION
Read our semi-final reports to see all the Best in Region salons –
Dusty pinks and soft winter whites were
peppered throughout the punchy vivids
The L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2019 UK Grand Final will take place on June 3 in London.