Last month, 72 national finalists from 28 different countries simultaneously competed live in three categories at the 2015 Goldwell Color Zoom Competition. Two of the top three winners hailed from the United States: Corinne Brown of Salon Circa in Seattle, Washington and Harley LoBasso of Hair by Scott & Company in Delray Beach, Florida. Both of these talented Americans were singled out for their astounding hairdressing skills and appointed to the Goldwell Global Color Zoom Creative Team.
Corinne Brown took the top award in the Partner category of the competition, which features color creations designed by stylists who’ve worked for Goldwell in the past at shows or seminars.
Harley LoBasso won in the Creative category, which focuses on experienced colorists and their creations with Topchic, Colorance and Elumen hair color.
“Coming into the live competition, we knew we had exceptional entries and that the U.S. finalists were of high caliber. Winning two Gold titles was an outstanding achievement. It demonstrates the amazing talent that these artists have and bring to the professional hair color industry. We are so proud of our Global Color Zoom Challenge winners and cannot wait to see where this amazing journey takes them,” says Trevor Attenborough, General Manager, Kao Salon Division North America.
For this year’s Global Zoom Event, stylists were asked to create their own imaginative interpretations of Goldwell’s latest Hair Fashion Collection, “Traditional Rebels,” to win a coveted place on the Global Color Zoom Creative Team.
“It’s uncommon for a single country to have more than one winner in the challenge,” continued Attenborough. “With two American champions, Corinne and Harley, it proved a banner year for the U.S.A.”