Do you have the TrendVision?

by | 1 Mar 2021

Where will your vision take you? Find out by entering Wella Professionals’ iconic TrendVision Award competition for 2021!

Challenging yourself if crucial for growth. Wella Professionals TrendVision Award gives you the opportunity to showcase your skills against some of the best in the industry right now, in one of the most prestigious competitions. Prove yourself to be an award-worthy visionary and unlock the potential to take your career to fresh heights.

Triumph over your competitors for some incredible prizes, including fully-funded photoshoots, mentoring and tailored education opportunities, exposure in trade press, oodles of goodies – and the trophy itself, of course!

The best part? The competition is open to EVERYONE. If you are a hairdresser aged 18 and over then you can enter TrendVision Award! You do not need to be an existing Wella customer to take part. You don’t even need to use Wella products in your photographic entry stage, although you will be required to use Wella products only for the Digital Semi-Finals and UK & Ireland Final should you get that far.

Here’s the full breakdown on how to enter…

Challenge Accepted

Choose your category wisely! Which one will see you clinching the title?

Hair: Jordanna Cobella


Beautiful, client-relevant hair with focus on colour results, shade palette and overall vision – #ntva_colourartist_uk/#ntva_colourartist_irl

Hair: James Earnshaw


Showcase your mastery of Balayage or Luxelights lightening techniques, including root shadowing and glossing – #ntva_colourspecialist_uk/#ntva_colourspecialist_irl

Hair: Robert Eaton


Create a beautiful transformation that combines elements of cut, colour and styling – #ntva_craftartist_uk/#ntva_craftartist_irl



Editorial look reflecting the Sebastian Professional attitude, submitted as a black and white photograph – #ntva_editoriallook_uki

Hair: James Earnshaw


Exceptional styling execution with ghd tools to produce a modern, wearable look reflective of the ‘ghd girl’ – #ntva_stylemaster_uki

Hair: Francesco Fontana


Showcase and amplify natural texture through cut and colour to create a beautifully styled, shiny and conditioned look – #ntva_naturaltextureartist_uki


For the first time, the student XPOSURE categories are joining the wider TrendVision Award competition! Competitions are the perfect way for students to cut their teeth in the industry, offering invaluable experience and exposure to new ways of thinking.

XPOSURE categories are available to NVQ/VRQ Level 2 or 3 students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland; National Certificate or National Qualification Level 5 or 6, or SVQ levels 2 or 3 in Scotland; and QQI Level 5 or 6 students in Ireland.

There are two student-exclusive categories available:

Hair: Sanrizz


Creative use of colour and its placement to create a visible hair colour maintaining hair quality and condition – #ntva_xposurecreativecolour_uki

Hair: James Earnshaw


Showcase colour, cutting and styling skills to demonstrate a strong, total hair look – #ntva_xposurecolourthecut_uki

Train Your Eye

Once you’ve settled on a category, it’s time to choose your image to enter. Your image must have been created within the 12 months before entering. You can enter each category once with a different look on a different model. You can enter as many categories as you like. If you make it through in multiple categories, you will advance in the category where you have scored the highest.

On the ’Gram

Entering is easy – simply head to Instagram. Use the correct hashtag for your chosen category (UK and Ireland have different hashtags for certain categories) and make sure your account is set to public to get seen, and be sure to include a ‘before and after’ image and tag @WellaHairUKI. You’ll then be contacted via DM to fill in a short online form. If you’re entering from a salon’s account be sure to include your full name so that the Wella team knows who to contact!

Timeline to Success

The key dates for Wella Professionals TrendVision Award 2021

8 MARCH – Website goes live and entries open on Instagram

11 MAY – Instagram entries close

WEEK OF 7 JUNE – Photographic results announced

14 JUNE – Digital Semi-Finals submissions open

20 JULY – Digital Semi-Finals submissions close

23 AUGUST – UK & Ireland finalists announced

11 OCTOBER – Live UK & Ireland Final

You’ve got to be in it to win it! Visit for all the information you need on how to enter, full T&Cs and details on prizes. Keep up-to-date with the hashtag #ntva2021 and follow @wellahairuki to be the first to know all the competition updates. Good luck!

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