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Keune Hairstylist Awards ’22/’23 - Entries Now Open

We proudly present to you: Keune Hairstylist Awards ’22/’23!

Are you ready to show your craftsmanship to the world?

The Keune Hairstylist Awards are back. And we’re calling on you! Can you impress our global jury? Discover our categories and enter now to claim your position as the best hair stylist of your country – or the world!

Entry Deadline: 31 January 2023

Keune Supports You, The Stylist & The Salon-Owner

For the past 100 years, Keune has been more than just a supplier. We have been an ally. A friend. A family member. A business partner.

Now we will help you present your inspiration and sheer talent to the world. The Keune Hairstylists Award are an opportunity for hairstylists in South Africa to share their most beautiful creations on the global stage.

“If your mind can conceive it, if your heart can believe it, then you can achieve it.” – Muhammed Ali


  • More than 1000 entries

  • 50 participating countries

  • Most popular category: True Beauty, followed by Color Explosion

2021 / 2022 Winners:

Unlimited Creativity – Artem Kayukov of Russia @kayukov_artem

True Beauty – Fiol Thormann of Germany @friseurhaus_fiol.thormann

Color Explosion – Kenny Shen of Taiwan @kenny_have / @have_salon

Barber Boss – Liu, De-Wei of Taiwan @mgbarber23 / @davidorv

Are you ready to create and take your talent to the global stage?


Color Explosion

Express your vision in color. Create an editorial look that shows creativity, precision, and vision.

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Barber Boss

Show your expertise in men’s styling and barbering by creating an innovative men’s look.

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Unleashed Creativity

Be bold, dare to inspire, and push the boundaries of hairstyling. Take things really to the next level and go all out. Your creation should demonstrate progressive styling and an eye for innovation, trendsetting, and forward thinking.

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Signature Style

Call on your innovative, cutting-edge styling skills to create a look that’s both modern, creative and on trend.

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The Crowd Magnet - New This Year!

Besides competing in your category, your entry may also be selected to compete for the audience award. The public decides who will become ‘The Crowd Magnet’.


Everyone is welcome to compete: the only requirement is you use Keune products to create your look. So are you ready to participate?

All you have to do is sign up for one or more categories and submit your best look(s). This is what happens next:

1. Each country will select a winner for each category.

2. The regional category winners will continue to the next round and qualify for the global awards.

3. The winners of the global awards will be selected by the internationally renowned hair stylists on the judging panel.

Please make sure you’ve read our Rules & Regulations before entering the competition.

Are you ready to showcase your talent and creativity to the world?


Click HERE to register


November 29 2022 – Competition Entry Deadline

December 5 2022 - Start Public Voting - Audience Award

January 5 2023 - Public Voting Audience Award Closing

January 31, 2023 - Announcement Global Category Winners & Audience Award Winner


Please make sure you’ve read our Rules & Regulations HERE before entering the competition.


Family is Our Style

We invite you to become an integral part of the Keune family embracing the hundreds of thousands of salons and millions of stylists in over 90 countries and territories around the world who will be joining the Keune Family in celebrating 100 years of dedicated service to the Professional hair industry this year.

Our Core Principle: Professionals-Only Service

Our commitment to the Professional Hair Industry is unrivalled as we only supply hair salons and hairstylists around the world. With Keune as your business partner, we commit to the success of your hard-earned business, by providing you with the highest quality and best performing products available today.

Keune is for those with Character. Character is defined as those who Pioneer, who Bounce Back, and choose their own path and don’t let others decide what road they take. We help you push boundaries and explore new possibilities with hair while still delivering incredible condition and shine.


For more information contact:

Phone: 082 787 8105


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