British Hairdresser of the Year!

Goldwell Ambassador Mark Leeson has won the most acclaimed and prestigious title in British Hairdressing – British Hairdresser of the Year. Held at the acclaimed Grosvenor House hotel in London, 1700 hairdressers gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the awards and to witness the ultimate award, 2014 British Hairdresser of the Year.

The award nominees – Akin Konizi, Angelo Seminara, Darren Ambrose, Errol Douglas, Gary Hooker and Michael Young, Jamie Stevens, Mark Hayes and Mark Leeson – showcased a spectacular show of beautiful and creative styling before the overall winner was announced! Mark Leeson from Mark Leeson Hair Body & Mind, with his fourth British nomination, won with eye-catching collection ‘Spotlight’ showcasing his 30th year in hairdressing.

Mark said: "I’m truly honoured to be British Hairdresser of the Year 2014. I’ve dedicated my life to hairdressing and to be recognised by my peers as the best in the country is incredible. This has been a dream of mine since the day that I started hairdressing and I’m living proof that if you work hard and don’t give up, you can achieve anything. I’m so grateful to all the people who have supported me over the years and to my wonderful team – without them none of this would be possible,” said Mark.