The penultimate LCT17 Backstage Live event delivers seven Southern finalists

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2017 Backstage Live events reached their final stop in London last night (April 25), with the selection of the Southern region’s Grand Finalists.

After an evening of curling, setting, cutting and perfecting at a brand new venue – London’s Hammersmith Apollo – seven more talented salons won places at the contest’s June finale:

L’Oréal Colour Trophy – Women’s Image Award
John Carne, Guildford
Headmasters, Brighton
Simon Webster Hair, Brighton
Zappas, Fleet

L’Oréal Colour Trophy Men’s Image Award
Electric Hairdressing, Brighton
The Chapel, Kent

L’Oréal Colour Trophy STAR Award
(for an individual colourist aged between 18 – 24)

Charlotte Knight, The Gallery Hair & Beauty, Kent

The action returns to Hammersmith Apollo tonight (April 26), where salons will compete in the concluding London leg of the competition. Good luck to all those taking part, and we’ll see you there!

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