posted on: 04/25/2023
The winners of the 2023 ABS Global Image Awards were announced during the 100th America’s Beauty Show on Saturday, April 15, 2023, during an evening of excitement, fun, and celebration. The ABS Global Image Awards finalists and winners were recognized in front of hundreds of salon professionals and leaders in the beauty industry. The night also kicked off the 100th anniversary of America’s Beauty Show, with live music by Too Hype Crew, where attendees partied to anthems of the ’80s, ’90s and early ’00s, with an all-live six-piece band, emcees, and dancers.
The ABS Global Image Awards recognizes hairdressing talent on an international level. It celebrates the passion and artistry of professional and emerging stylists in an image and video competition that features professional and student categories.
This year’s competition skyrocketed in popularity with participants from across the globe entering their fiercest creative collections. This emerging competition is different than others because it allows stylists and makeup artists of all levels to participate in a competition within a community of artists. Exclusive to America’s Beauty Show, the ABS Global Image Awards is the one to watch for years to come.
“The Global Image Awards is truly a fresh, attainable award that brings together talent from around the world. This competition is gaining more notoriety every year, elevating artists who are mastering their craft on an elite level,” says Karen Gordon, past president of Cosmetologists Chicago. “Thank you to all who entered—we had an extremely talented pool of competitors. And a big congratulations to this year’s winners for submitting remarkable collections and content.
The 2023 ABS Global Image Awards Winners:
BARBER – PROFESSIONAL
Ammon Carver, USA (@ammoncarver)
CREATIVE COLOR – PROFESSIONAL
Greta Coston, USA (@gretacoston)
FULL CONCEPT – PROFESSIONAL
Enrique Serrano, Spain (@salongaudi)
HAIRCUTTING – PROFESSIONAL
Chrystofer Benson, USA (@cbensonhair)
MAKEUP ARTISTRY – PROFESSIONAL
Nohemi Capetillo, USA (@nohemi.capetillo)
TEAM COLLABORATION – PROFESSIONAL
JCPenny Salon, USA (@edgybgirl, @hairbyjsmith)
TEXTURE EXPERT – PROFESSIONAL
Tyler Kelbert, USA (@Tyler_Kelbert)
TOTAL TRANSFORMATION – PROFESSIONAL
Brayden Pelletier, USA (@justbhair)
Emily Wallace, USA (@Essex_Styling)
LEO PASSAGE GOLD TROPHY AWARD
Ammon Carver of Salt Lake City, UT, won the 2023 Leo Passage Gold Trophy award, in honor of the late Pivot Point founder and Cosmetologists Chicago member, Leo Passage.
The ABS Global Image Awards were anonymously judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts, media, educators, and elite artists. More information regarding the 2023 ABS Global Image Awards can be found at AmericasBeautyShow.com.