NHF Competition & Awards

NHF competitions and awards


NHF run many national and regional competitions that are open to everyone, including non-member salons.

Below is a selection to some of these NHF competitions and awards open for entry:

NHF Hair & Beauty Business Awards

Categories to enter are:

  • Best Independent Hair or Beauty Salon
  • Best Independent Barbershop or Male Grooming Business
  • Best Group of Businesses
  • Best New Business
  • Best client experience
  • Best community support
  • Best apprentice
  • Best front of house
  • Best environmentally friendly business


Britain’s Best

Categories to enter are:

  • Male Fashion Look – Cut and  Finish – Students & Trainees
  • Male Fashion Look – Cut and Finish – Open to all
  • Female Fashion Look – Cut and Finish – Students & Trainees
  • Forties to Noughties – Open to all
  • Barber – Total Look – Students & Trainees
  • Barber – Total Look – Open to all
  • Hair-Up – Students & Trainees
  • Hair-Up – Open to all



Photographic Stylist of the Year

Categories to enter are:

  • Female Fashion Look (students and trainees)
  • Female Fashion Look (open to all)
  • Female Fashion Collection (open to all)
  • Male Fashion Look (open to all)
  • Male Fashion Collection (open to all)



Step Up & Shine

The Christofer Mann Step Up & Shine Scholarship of £2,500 is awarded to one hairdresser every year, this hairdresser can be of any level experience, age or geographic location. The Scholarship winner will be mentored by industry legend Debbie G.



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