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Celebrations prevail as Streax Professional Times India hairstyle Icon is crowned

Streax Professional in association with The Times of India launched the India’s first hairstyle icon platform- Streax Professional  Times India Hair Style Icon 2022, with an aim to present India’s best talent in the hairstyling industry and show casing them world-wide at the Paris Fashion week.

This initiative not only marks the creativity power of the hairdressers in the industry but also aims to offer recognition and future growth opportunity to every budding hair artist all over India. The first ever talent hunt for hairdressers, Streax Professional Times India Hair Style Icon, declares the winners.

With overwhelming responses to our initiative and over thousands of entries, the season kickstarted with selecting 250 semi-finalists from the west, east, north and south zones and the crowning of India’s Hairstyle icon 2022 at the finale at Bombay Times Fashion week in October at St Regis, Mumbai. The contestants were asked to use the latest hair colour range from the Streax Professional to style the hair of the muses and the show garments were picked by the virtuoso designer Abhishek Sharma.

 Streax professional brought in celebrity hairstylists Savio John Pereira; and global educators Joakim Roos & Yolly Ten Koppel as the esteemed jury. They were also instrumental in designing the competition framework with categories & challenges to test the stylists in their knowledge and skill sets in hairdressing. The jury panel was also supported by leaders from beauty, fashion, acting and the media industry during the regional semi-final rounds.

Judges Joakim Roos, Yolly Ten Kappel, Abhishek Sharma, Savio Pereira

Amit Tonk, from Manipur was declared as India’s 1st Hair Style Icon, who bagged a cash price worth 5 lakh from Streax professional and an exclusive opportunity to attend the Paris Fashion week 2023. Oh wait, there’s more to it. Along with this, he also won an annual contract with Streax Professional along with the profiling stories in Times of India, Grazia.

The Grand finale – Winner announcement - Amit Tonk

The first runner up Bhasker Saika (Guwahati) and the second runner up Karan Shetty (Delhi) won a cash prize of 2.5 Lakh and 1.5 lakh respectively. The other finalists were awarded 50 thousand Rs.

Bhasker Saika from Guwahati (First Runner Up) with his muse
Karan Shetty (Second Runner Up) with his muse

With a ravishing look, Mouni Roy dazzeled as a showstopper for thye launch of Streax Professional annual collection Mercurial, a unique collection for all the hairdressers to love.

Mouni Roy

Rochelle Chabbra, Head Professional Division, Streax Professional said, “Technical expertise and skills are a critical pillar for the professional channel and hairdressers are nothing less than artists. Streax Professional has always committed to inspire and empower stylists, with the best in hair & beauty, and the Streax Professional Hair Style Icon awards are designed with this purpose in mind, to shape and nurture this creativity and passion, to churn out the best of the artists and give them a platform of recognition and empowerment.”