ABS Global Image Awards - Entries Open Soon!

Chris Baran Avant Garde category 2020
Chris Baran Avant Garde category 2020
courtesy of America’s Beauty Show

America’s Beauty Show (ABS) by Cosmetologists Chicago has announced that the 2023 ABS Global Image Awards are back.

The ABS Global Image Awards celebrate professional and emerging stylists in an image and video competition that features professional and student categories. 

There are nine different professional categories and two student categories in this industry competition. All categories are gender neutral. Peluquería Jose Urrutia, 2020 Men's Hair Cut winnerPeluquería Jose Urrutia, 2020 Men's Hair Cut winnercourtesy of America’s Beauty Show

The 2023 ABS Global Image Awards categories include:

  • Total Transformation
  • Collaboration (Professional and Student)
  • Full Concept
  • Haircutting
  • Texture
  • Barbering
  • Creative Color
  • Makeup Artistry
  • Nail Design

“We expect to see tremendous artistry from our extremely talented competitors,” says Karen Gordon, past president of Cosmetologists Chicago. “America’s Beauty Show offers a perfect backdrop to showcase a deeply creative competition at our world-class show. We are thrilled to shine a global spotlight on the originality and talent that resides in the professional beauty industry and for our emerging artists who are students.”

The entry process opens November 28, 2022 and closes January 26, 2023. 

Finalists will be announced on February 14, 2023. The ABS Global Image Awards ceremony will be held Saturday, April 15, 2023.

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