Double Whammy of Success for Houston Hair

Double whammy of success for Ballymena hairdressers Houston Hair in HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2019
Houston Hair’s reputation as one of the country’s leading hair salons has been confirmed after securing a double finalist placement in HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2019, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. The Ballymena salon business has already had success in the awards previously with owner and creative director Simon Houston gaining a nomination for Northern Hairdresser of the Year an impressive six times.
Now the successful salon, which has been running since its launch in 2005, hopes to add to this impressive collection. Simon Houston is once again up for Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year in 2019 for the seventh time – a recognition that has confirmed him one of the UK’s most outstanding hairdressers. He says: “The calibre of hairdressing recognised in these awards is widely known, and I’m very proud to have done so well. There are many amazing hairdressers in my region and I’m thrilled to be nominated.”
Also up to win in the Oscars of the hair world is Atlanta Surgenor and Kaitlin Bell who have been nominated as a hairdressing duo in the Newcomer of the Year category. This was specifically open to UK based stylists under the age of 27. On their nomination, Atlanta and Kaitlin say: “We’re so grateful to our amazing mentors who have taught us and inspired us to go after constant professional growth. We love the creative aspect to hairdressing and producing beautiful looks and we’re delighted to be recognised and to have got this far in the competition.”