Mark's sixth nomination

Mark Leeson has once again been nominated for the prestigious title of British Hairdresser of the Year at the HJ British Hairdressing Awards 2016.

Friday, 29th July 2016, 11:21 am
Updated Friday, 29th July 2016, 12:24 pm

Mark, who won the title in 2014, has now been nominated an incredible six times. In addition, his teams from his salons in Mansfield and Chesterfield have been finalised for an impressive four awards including; Artistic Team, Men’s Hairdresser, Eastern Hairdresser and Midlands Hairdresser of the Year.

During Mark’s incredible career in hairdressing he has finalised for 35 British Hairdressing Awards and won an incredible 15, as well as numerous other high profile titles. A globally recognised name, Mark’s iconic work is frequently published in hairdressing titles all over the world, and his presence is often requested at shows and seminars in every continent.

To be awarded as a finalist title can be a nomination only process from the finest and most sought-after names in the industry including previous winners, beauty press and hairdressing VIP’s. This year’s nomination will once again see Mark create a jaw-dropping collection that will be judged by the HJ British Hairdressing Awards panel made up of the UK’s leading beauty professionals.

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He said: “I’m truly honoured to be nominated for British Hairdresser of the Year 2016. I’ve dedicated my life to hairdressing and to be recognised by my peers as a contender is incredible. 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.”

Mark is famed for his extensive and inventive colour work, and for producing striking photographic collections that have grabbed the attention of beauty journalists across the globe. His work brings contemporary glamour to the hairdressing world via his trademark of exaggerated, sexy and breath-taking hairdressing.

Mark added: “I am so immensely proud of my team. They have created stunning collections through their passion, hard work and commitment and they truly deserve their finalist title.”

The awards, likened to the Oscars of the hairdressing world, take place in November at The Grosvenor House Marriott Hotel.