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the 2012 British Hairdressing Awards

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Launceston/Cornwall hairdresser is awarded Afro Hairdresser of the Year

There were celebrations last night as Launceston hairdresser Craig Chapman of Craig Chapman Hair Design was awarded the title of Afro Hairdresser of the Year at HJ’s prestigious British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.

At the glamorous awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel in London’s Park Lane, the British Hairdressing Awards, now in their 28th year, are the ‘Oscars’ of the hairdressing industry, celebrating the creativity of the inspirational British hairdressing industry. The event was compered by leading media personality David Walliams with entertainment provided by chart topping Labrinth. 1700 guests from the world of hairdressing, fashion and media mingled at the prestigious event, which was held in the heart of Mayfair.

Craig Chapman who works at Craig Chapman Hair Design, was the only finalist from Launceston/Cornwall to make it through to the final of the acclaimed British Hairdressing Awards, which are the most recognised awards within the hairdressing industry. Craig competed against six other talented stylists within the much sought-after category of Afro Stylist of the Year and was absolutely overwhelmed to win this prestigious title.

After receiving the award Craig exclaimed; “I was so pleased to win the title of Afro Stylist of the year, it means so much to not only myself but everyone connected with Craig Chapman Hair Design. This award is also a great tribute to the fantastic hairdressing talent and creativity within Launceston/Cornwall. This has been a fantastic year for the entire team at Craig Chapman Hair Design and I would like to dedicate this award to them as without their amazing help and support it would not have been possible.”

“Each year the quality of the entries in each and every category is phenomenal and the creativity is inspirational,” comments Publishing Director of Hairdressers Journal International, Jayne Lewis-Orr. “British hairdressing is recognised throughout the world as being the best, and the British Hairdressing Awards recognise and reward creativity and excellence in all hairdressing skills. Craig should be very proud to have won this award.”

If you would like to meet with Craig Chapman, arrange a photo opportunity, or would like to receive some further information on the British Hairdressing Awards please do not hesitate to contact Alison Jameson or Rachael Grieve at Alison Jameson Consultants on.

Tel: 0131 621 7210

Fax; 0131 621 7215

Email: alison@alisonjamesonpr.com

www.britishhairdressingawards.co.uk

www.hji.co.uk

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