The longest-running international hair competition, L’Oréal Professionnel Style & Colour Trophy, is back and bigger than ever, providing a platform for all hair professionals to showcase their
unique talent and creative expertise in a bid to claim the number one spot. This year marie claire is once again a proud partner for the Australian and New Zealand competition as we look to select eight finalists, and the ultimate winner.
Every hairdresser across Australia and New Zealand can compete on a global level. There is no stopping us from taking out the global title. Once again.
This year, the theme
‘Meta-morphosis’ is taking
fantasy into a salon reality.
INTRODUCING THE STYLE & COLOUR TROPHY
Creating hair for the
The 2022 winner of the International Style
& Colour Trophy competition, Claudia Cataldo of Cataldo’s Salon in Canberra is
the newest member of this year’s judging panel.
She is the third Australian representative in
a row to win the overall global competition.
Beauty Director, marie claire
MEET THE JUDGES
Sally Hunwick is an award-winning journalist with a long-running career both in Australia and in the UK. Passionate about all things hair and beauty, Sally loves bringing her audience the latest news, trends and products.
Renowned for his international and local fashion-show work, Daren Borthwick is a three time Hair Expo Session Stylist of the Year winner. He is also highly sought-after
for editorial and celebrity work.
Matt Clements is a L’Oréal Professionnel artist and one of Australia’s leading colour specialists, with a focus on creativity, originality and innovation. Matt is a four-time winner of Australian Colourist of the Year, and brings
world-class expertise to all things colour.
Kelly Manu is an international award-winning hairstylist and owner of hair studio UNA based
in Auckland, New Zealand. She won the Style
& Colour Trophy 2022 competition for New Zealand and took out third place in the global final.
Damien Rinaldo is a three-time winner of AHFA’s Australian Hairdresser of the Year and owner of award-winning salon Boris the Cuttery in Adelaide. His work has featured in leading international magazines and fashion shows, and his skill as a L’Oréal Professionnel Australian ambassador has helped educate hair professionals around the globe over the past 15 years. He is also a previous winner of the L’Oréal Professionnel Style & Colour Trophy competition.
Adriana Marmino is a L’Oréal Professionnel artist, Style Director at Boris the Cuttery and one of the nation’s leading hair colourists. She also has a plethora of creative insights to share from her wealth of artistic experience.
& ADRIANA MARMINO
Hair and Makeup Director
One of Australia’s most experienced
and respected hair and makeup artists,
Sarah Laidlaw is also a six-time winner
of the Australian Session Stylist of the Year, recognising her incredible talent and sustained excellence. Sarah has been named Makeup Artist of the Year three times and is currently Makeup and Hair Director for Priceline.
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The longest-running international hair competition, L’Oréal Professionnel Style & Colour Trophy, is back and bigger than ever, providing a platform for all hair professionals
to showcase their unique talent and creative expertise in a bid to claim the number one spot. This year marie claire is once again a proud partner for the Australian and New Zealand competition as we look to select eight finalists, and the ultimate winner.
This year L’Oréal Professionnel is challenging all hairdressers to push the limits of self-expression. Witness true creativity and real transformation, exploring the ‘Meta-morphosis’ theme.
AMY GAUDIE, Urban Chic, QLD
ALLY PERRUZZA, Circles of Hair, SA
CHANEL BECK, Koko Blaq, WA
FIONA FAZZALARI, Hair Machine Glenelg, SA
KATE CLARK, Ink For Hair, QLD
REBECCA BRENT, Willis York, NZ
ROSE CAIN, Head Studio WA
REBECCA BRENT, Willis York, NZ