Lisa Polini and Dee Parker Attwood were named as two of the five winners of the 2020 International Hairdressing Awards, which took place in Ifema, Madrid, on 16th February with a glittering awards ceremony and a catwalk show. The winners in the five categories were revealed, among the fifteen finalists, coming from all over the world.

The 2020 International Hairdressing Awards are a wrap: about one thousand professionals from 30 different countries of the world have attended the great night of the international hairdressing industry, an indisputable consolidation in their second year. The International Hairdressing Awards have taken place in Madrid - Ifema today at 7:30 p.m., with live broadcast on the Internet and a glittering awards ceremony.


Best International Men’s Commercial Collection - Jim Shaw & Daisy Carter (United Kingdom). Collection: Linear

Best International Women’s Commercial Collection - Lisa Polini (Australia). Collection: Highland Armour

Best International Avant-Garde Collection - Dee Parker Attwood (Australia). Collection: Shallow

Best International Artistic Team of the Year- X-presion.

International Hairdresser of the Year - Angelo Seminara.

The candidates werechosen by a jury made up of five renowned hairdressers: Antoinette Beenders, Tabatha Coffey, Beverly C., Robert Lobetta and Tono Sanmartín. Also, famous British hairdresser Trevor Sorbie was recognised with the International Hair Legend of the Year honor award for his career in the profession and for being an indisputable reference for professionals from all over the world, as well as a media icon.

Best International Avant-Garde Collection WINNER Dee Parker Attwood (Australia)

Best International Women’s Commercial Collectio WINNER - Lisa Polini (Australia). Collection

For the first time in 2020, the organisation of the International Hairdressing Awards decided to present the International Hair Influencer of the Year award, which recognises the impact and influence of a hairdressing professional in the world of social media, and has been awarded to Sam Villa, one of the most respected and beloved professionals and educators in the world.

This great night of global hairdressing along with the purple carpet (the red carpet of the hairdressing industry), a glamorous awards ceremony and a runway show with some of the main teams of the world presenting their collections: Beauty Underground (USA), Christophe Gaillet (France), Mark Leeson (United Kingdom), Revlon Global Art Team, Saco (United Kingdom) and X-presion (Spain).

The second edition

In its second year, participation has registered a new record, with a 20% growth in the number of collections presented. Hairdressers from 41 countries (a growth of 55% over the previous year) have entered to participate with their photographic work.

The organization

The International Hairdressing Awards are an independent beauty company, powered by hairdressers, which has been supported from its beginnings by sponsors of international relevance who believe in the message and mission of these awards, including Revlon Professional and Salón Look Madrid- Ifema, where the awards will take place.