The L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2018 Regional Semi Finals land in Leeds

Last night (April 17), the brightest colourists in the North East went head-to-head at the region’s L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2018 Semi Final at The Royal Armouries in Leeds.

The judging panel – including Richard Phillipart, Skyler McDonald and Jason Miller –  assessed the entries and selected the following salons as grand finalists:

LCT18 Grand Finalist - Cutting Room Creative 2
LCT18 Grand Finalist - Gee-Kent Ho Salon
LCT18 Best of Men's - Rick Roberts Hair
LCT18 STAR Award Winner North East

L’Oréal Colour Trophy – Women’s Image Award
Cutting Room Creative, Leeds (Team 2)
Gee-Kent Ho Salon, Gateshead

L’Oréal Colour Trophy Men’s Image Award
Rick Roberts Hair,  Beverly

L’Oréal Colour Trophy STAR Award Regional Winner
(for an individual colourist aged between 18 – 24)
Andrew Feve of Bang Hair, York

Named ‘Best in Region’ for the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award and the L’Oréal Men’s Image Award, and now added to the pool for the Shortlisted Judging Stage:

L’Oréal Colour Trophy – Women’s Image Award
Conrad Blandford, Sheffield
Cutting Room Creative, Leeds (Team 1)
Baroque Hair and Beauty, Harrogate
House of Savannah, Newcastle

L’Oréal Colour Trophy Men’s Image Award
Gee-Kent Ho Salon, Gateshead
Fabrik Salons, West Yorkshire

All salons through to the Shortlisted Judging Stage will be judged collectively online after the Semi-Finals by a panel of judges. The judges will select their top 16 from the 32 in the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Category (and 8 from the top 16 in the Men’s Image Award Category) regardless of region and these 24 salons will compete at the Grand Final.

The final Regional Semi Final stop this week is Glasgow’s SEC, where salons will compete in the Scottish leg of the competition tonight (April 18). Good luck to all those taking part, and we’ll bring you news of the next batch of salons who’ll be joining us in London first thing tomorrow!

Don’t forget, you can follow all the L’Oréal Colour Trophy action as it happens on our Instagram Stories ( and on the hashtag #LCT18.

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