Congratulations to our 2018 What’s Next Awards Finalists!

These stylists set out to change the industry and now they are one step closer to becoming What’s Next! Our 14 fearless finalists are moving on to compete at the 2018 Sebastian Professional What’s Next Awards for a chance to become the newest industry innovator. Mark your calendars! The 2018 Sebastian Professional What’s Next Awards Finale will be live streamed February 25, 2018 from Los Angeles, CA.

Student Finalists:

Rachel Alvord

Bellus Academy – Poway, CA

Amber Riegle

Salon Alesandro – St.Catherines, ON

Diana Keplinger

Bellus Academy – El Cajon, CA

Professional Finalists:

Keisha Mines

Nirvana Hair Salon – Richmond, VA

Erica Keelen

Studio Sage – Jacksonville Beach, FL

Adrian de la Parra

Bellus Academy – National City, CA

Affiliated Artist Finalists:

Jonathan James

The Harlot – Los Angeles, CA

Janet Algeciras

Hot Heads Salon – Boynton Beach, FL

Samantha Gunn

Eric Alt Salon – Saddle River, NJ

International Finalists:

Yohann Jouvanceau

JOUVANCEAU – Lyon, France

Harri Ìékerberg

A.K.A Luova – Helsinki, Finland

Danny Van Tuijl

DVT Handcrafted Hair – Vienna, Austria

Brodie-Lee Stubbins

Rokstar – Brisbane, Australia

Rosallie Asmar

Björn Axén – Stockholm, Sweden