Stylist Choice Award

Now Announcing BTC’s 2014 Stylist Choice Awards Finalists

The votes have been tallied. After months of voting for your favorite hair and styling products, haircolor, tools, platform artists, education, and company of the year, BTC members have chosen their top finalists for the 14th Annual Stylist Choice Awards! Given the market has been heating up with so many exciting new products…we are announcing 6 finalists for each category this year! The coveted crystal awards will be handed out to their deserving winners at the biggest awards event in the world of hairdressing, taking place in Chicago on Sunday March 23 at McCormick Place (the Sunday night of America’s Beauty Show)—so make sure you have your seat! 

Now onto the 6 Finalists for the 2014 Stylist Choice Awards:

Favorite Overall Professional Products Company

Wella Professionals

Favorite Prestige Products Company
Bumble & bumble
Oribe Hair Care

Favorite New Company (Less than 7 years Old)

Beth Minardi Signature
Keratin Complex
Oribe Hair Care
Sam Villa

Favorite Educator or Platform Artist
Beth Minardi
John Simpson
Martino Cartier
Robert Cromeans
Sam Villa
The Doves

Favorite Celebrity Stylist or Colorist
Andy Lecompte
George Papanikolas
Ken Paves
Kim Vo
Oribe Canales
Tabatha Coffey

Favorite Product You Can’t Live Without
CHI Flat Iron
It’s A 10 Miracle Leave-In
Kenra Volume Hairspray 25
Moroccanoil Treatment
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
TIGI Rockaholic Dirty Secret

Favorite New Shampoo/Conditioner
Aveda Dry Remedy Moisturizing Shampoo
Pravana VIVIDS Color Protect
Redken Color Extend Magnetics
Redken Diamond Oil
TIGI Bed Head Elasticate Shampoo & Recharge Conditioner
TIGI Colour Combat Colour Goddess

Favorite New Styling Product
Oribe Surfcomber Tousled Texture Mousse
Redken Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine
TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive!
TIGI Bed Head On the Rebound
Wella Oil Reflections

Favorite Damage Repair Product
Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring Treatment
It’s A 10 Miracle Leave-In
Joico K-PAK Deep-Penetrating Reconstructor
Moroccanoil Intense Hydrating Mask
Redken Extreme Anti-Snap
Wella Brilliance Treatment

Favorite Fine/Thinning Haircare
Aveda Invati
DS Laboratories
Redken Intra Force
Surface Awaken

Favorite Curl Enhancing Product

Aveda Be Curly
Paul Mitchell Curls
Redken Curvaceous
Sebastian Whipped Creme
TIGI Catwalk Curls Rock Amplifier

Favorite Texturizing Styling Product
Bumble&bumble Surf Spray
Kenra Platinum Texturizing Taffy 13
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
Redken Wax Blast 10
Sebastian Texturizer
TIGI Bed Head Manipulator

Favorite Volumizing Product
Aveda Pure Abundance Style-Prep
Kenra Volume Mousse
Nioxin Diamax
Redken Guts 10
Sexy Hair Big Root Pump Plus
TIGI Catwalk Root Boost

Favorite Oil
Aveda Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil
Farouk Systems, Inc. Biosilk Silk Therapy
Matrix Biolage Exquisite Oil
Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment
Moroccanoil Treatment
Redken Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine

Favorite Color Care Line
Aveda Color Conserve
Matrix Biolage Colorcaretherapie
Redken Color Extend
Wella Professionals Brilliance

Favorite Hairspray
Aveda Control Force
Kenra Volume Spray 25
Joico Powerspray
Redken Control Addict 28
Sebastian Shaper
TIGI Bed Head Masterpiece

Favorite Dry Shampoo
KMS California Hairplay Makeover Spray
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
Sexy Hair Big Volumizing Dry Shampoo
Sebastian Dry Clean Only

TIGI Bed Head Oh Bee Hive!
TIGI Rockaholic Dirty Secret

Favorite Chemical Texturizing Product/System
Farouk Systems CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Waves
ISO Options
Matrix Opti.Curl
Mizani True Textures
Paul Mitchell Permanent Waves
Pravana Beach Waves

Favorite Chemical Smoothing Product/System
Brazilian Blowout
CHI Enviro
Peter Coppola Keratin Treatment
Kenra Smooth
Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy
Matrix Opti.Smooth

Favorite New Color Line
Beth Minardi Signature
Davines A New Colour
Matrix Colorinsider
Paul Mitchell Shines XG
Pravana Pastels
Wella Professionals Illumina

Favorite Color Line – Reds
Goldwell Topchic
Joico Vero K-PAK Color
Pravana ChromaSilk
Redken Chromatics
Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect

Favorite Color Line – Brunettes
Aveda Full Spectrum
Goldwell Topchic
Kenra Color
Redken Chromatics
Schwarzkopf Professionals IGORA ROYAL
TIGI Copyright©olour

Favorite Color Line – High Lift Blonde Color
Aveda Full Spectrum Extra Lift Pastel Blondes
Goldwell Topchic HiBlondes
L’Oreal Majilift
Redken Color Fusion Extra Lift
Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME
Wella Professional Koleston Perfect Hi Lift Blondes

Favorite Bleach Lightener

Aveda Enlightener
Matrix Master Light
Redken Flash Lift
Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME
TIGI Copyright©olour True Light
Wella Professionals Blondor

Favorite Color Line for Gray Coverage
Goldwell Topchic
Joico Age Defy
Matrix SoColor Dream Age
Redken Cover Fusion
Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL
Wella Koleston Perfect

Favorite Color Line – Creative Color
Aveda Pure Pigments
Goldwell Elumen
Joico Color Intensity
Pravana ChromaSilk VIVIDS
Paul Mitchell INK WORKS
TIGI Copyright©olour mix master

Favorite Overall Color Company (Color Performance, Color Education)
Wella Professionals

Favorite Tool Company
BaByliss Pro
Farouk Systems Inc/CHI
HOT Tools
Paul Mitchell
Sam Villa

Favorite Innovative Tool or Brush
BaByliss MiraCurl
Paul Mitchell’s Neuro Styling Tools
Sam Villa TEXTUR Professional Texturizing Iron
Tangle Teezer
TIGI PRO Neck Shield
Wet Brush

Favorite Hair Extensions
Great Lengths
So.Cap USA

Favorite Makeup Line
Glo Professional
Jane Iredale
TIGI Cosmetics
Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics

Favorite Salon Software
Millennium Systems Intl.
Salon Biz
Salon Iris
STX—Salon Transcripts

Favorite Furniture Company
Minerva Beauty
Takara Belmont