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Are you the Next Big Thing in hair?

If you’re young, ambitious and want to make your mark in hairdressing, get ready for the ultimate career kickstart – The It List 2020 is open for entry!

Presented by Creative HEAD in an exclusive association with ghd, The It List is the most important competition in UK and Irish hairdressing for industry professionals aged 30 or under. Winners are snapped up by talent agencies, headhunted by brands and talked about in all the right circles – so overnight stardom awaits.

And with six It List categories to choose from, you’re bound to find one that fits – whether you’re a junior dreaming of stardom, a salon owner with big plans for your business or a creative who’s turning heads with your trailblazing techniques. And check out the all-new Editorial Stylist category – perfect if you’re making waves at fashion week or on with your photographic work.

Eyes on the prize
Because we see hairdressing as part of a bigger world of fashion, celebrity, education and media, we make sure that your work is judged by experts from all those fields – session stars like Johnnie Sapong and Adam Reed, stylist to the stars Louis Byrne, beauty journalist Cassie Steer, talent scouts from Premier Hair & Make-up and Streeters and leading influencers like Luke Hersheson and Sophia Hilton.  It’s down to these awesome people to choose the 30 It List finalists who go to the Grand Final on Sunday 6 September in London.

You’re on it!
An awesome year awaits the six superstars who earn their place on Creative HEAD’s 2020 It List. Alongside their It List trophy and tailor-made mentoring from ghd, our It List winners receive copious coverage in Creative HEAD and instant industry respect. Past winners of The It List have gone on to achieve major industry success. Think Sophia Hilton, Ky Wilson, Leigh Keates, Cyndia Harvey and Chris Appleton, to name just a few.

Stay tuned #MWIT20
Be the first to hear #MWIT20 updates by signing up to our events bulletin now then bookmark creativeheadmag.com/theitlist for everything from entry forms, dates and deadlines to video tips from last year’s winners. You can also get all the award news and insider gossip as it happens via social media by following @creativeheadmag. Keep an eye on  Facebook, too, for photo-filled albums of all the glamorous It List goings-on.


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