UK & Ireland TrendVision Award Winners 2020

UK & Ireland TrendVision Award Winners 2020

In collaboration with Wella Professionals, we are delighted to announce the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the TrendVision Award UK & Ireland 2020 awards, this year for the first time-ever in a digital format.

In true Wella style, competitors were fully supported throughout the competition with digital mentoring that included video briefs, zoom mentoring sessions and top tips from judges. Now, 27 winners from six categories have been crowned, which are: Colour Artist, Colour Specialist, Editorial Look, Craft Artist, Men’s Hair and Style Master. In addition, this year the competition also recognised the OPI Nail Artist of the Year which celebrates OPI’s leading nail artist in the UK. 

In line with the complete digital format, the winners were announced via Wella’s Instagram @wellahairuki 


The winners are: 

UK Colour Artist 

Gold – Kasey Garrett, Goldsworthy’s Hairdressing 

Silver – Stewart Fereday, Hairven

Bronze – Pamela Cooney, TONI&GUY Birmingham 

Ireland Colour Artist 

Gold – Ashley Falconer, Occasions Hairdressing 

Silver – Carmen McCracken, DKY Hair Company 

Bronze – Caroline McNeill, All Aspects Of Hair Design 

UK Craft Artist

Gold – Annabel Payne, TONI&GUY Salisbury 

Silver – Stephanie Darbyshire, TONI&GUY Deansgate 

Bronze – Marie Ramminger, Dream Hair 

Ireland Craft Artist 

Gold – Rachel Flanagan, Peter Mark 

Silver – Aisling Kenny, House of Colour  

Bronze – Zara McIntyre, House of Colour 

UK Colour Specialist 

Gold – Sophie-Rose Goldsworthy, Goldsworthy’s Hairdressing

Silver – Radoslaw Lewandowski, Mclntyres 

Bronze – Claire Adamson, Sophie Butler Hairdressing 

Ireland Colour Specialist  

Gold – Roisin Hynes, Sarah Mason Professional 

Silver – Romario Silva, Blend Beauty Artisans 

Bronze – Lauren Masterson, Bellissimo

Editorial Look UK & Ireland 

Gold – Rita Tuska, Joseph Farraro Hair 

Silver – Ayesha Caunt-Buonocore, Hairven 

Bronze – Denise Platano, TONI&GUY Victoria 

Men’s Hair UK & Ireland 

Gold – George Smith, TONI&GUY Salisbury 

Silver – Barry Kieran, Signature Hair 

Bronze – Allan Kingsland, Zanders Hair Design 

Style Master UK & Ireland  

Gold – Aoife Pomphrett, Wonderland 

Silver – Ryan Coates, TONI&GUY Sutton Coldfield 

Bronze – Clarissa Codalonga, TONI&GUY North Audley Street 


The prestigious list of more than 40 judges included an elite list of the who’s who of hairdressing, each chosen for their expertise not just within the Wella portfolio, but across the hairdressing industry’s diverse range of brands. Judges included Andrew Dunne, Zoe Irwin, Jayson Gray, Rob Eaton, Sinead Kelly, Warren Boodaghian, Luke Benson, Leonardo Rizzo, Gustav Fouche, Dom Capel and Kerry Hayden. 

Wella’s TrendVision Award is renowned for its incredible prize offerings and this year was no exception.  Prizes include Wella Education packages and trophies. Gold winners will also receive a photo shoot experience to recreate their winning look, as well as a two-day photo shoot with leading industry photographer Kai Wan, mentored by Wella Guest Artist Darren Ambrose. They will create the TrendVision Award 2020 Winners’ Collection, which will appear in trade press and marketing campaigns. Gold winners will also be offered a place on the incredible Wella Destination global event and will also receive digital mentoring in 2021 to help further their careers. 

“It has been an immense challenge adjusting the competition in such challenging times; however, we believe the industry and our loyal fans wanted it to go ahead, and the level of entries proved this,” commented Allison Hargreaves, National Education Operations and Events Manager UK & Ireland, Coty Professional Beauty.  “It is our way of giving back to the industry and we are delighted to be offering such incredible inspiring prizes that will genuinely help further careers. Many congratulations to all the winners. I am certain we have discovered some new stars in the making.”