As we once again prepare for the annual Mirror Awards, please see below a list of our most frequently asked questions to help you prepare your entry! If your questions are not answered below, or for further clarification, please contact Lisa Banks at mirrorawards@harcopub.com or 416-923-1111 ext. 236.

Can I enter the same category twice?
Yes, you may enter the same category as many times as you like provided that the frames differ for each entry.  

Can I enter multiple times using images from the same photoshoot?
Yes, you may enter images from the same photoshoot whether in the same category or varying ones, provided that the frames are different for each entry.

I'm having trouble uploading parts of my entry on the website.
Should you be unable to upload certain parts of your entry, please complete the entry form to the best of your ability and submit as is. Should documents be missing, please email them to Lisa Banks at mirrorawards@harcopub.com. You may attach the files directly, or send them through DropBox.com, WeTransfer.com, etc. We will confirm these files have been received and that your entry is complete.

Can I submit images that have previously been submitted to another competition?
A: Yes.

Q: I'm from outside Canada; can I still enter the Mirror Awards?
A: Yes, you may enter our International Stylist, Best Video, and/or Day to Night categories as many times as you like.

Q: It was a group effort for the collection we're submitting. Whose name do we put on the entry form?
A: We do not accept group entries for the Mirror Awards, however in the case of the provincial salon stylist categories, you may enter as a duo, or a trio if absolutely necessary. If working as part of a team, each member may use different images from the same photoshoot and models wherein each may submit an entry of their own to their respective categories. For instance, the colourist enters 'Colourist of the Year', the makeup artist enters 'Makeup Artist of the Year' and so on.

Q: For categories such as 'Canadian Hairdresser of the Year' or 'Editorial Stylist of the Year', do the images all need to be from one collection, or can they differ?
A: The choice is completely yours, however we tend to find that the judges give better overall scores when the images are all from the same collection and follow a central creative theme.

Q: When is the deadline to submit entries?
A: Tuesday, February 28th at 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time.
Watch this space for more developments in the 2017 Mirror Awards, coming soon!
 
 
 
 


This, the 22nd edition of the Mirror Awards, is the premiere showcase for Canadian beauty industry talent. The Awards Gala celebrates the creative achievements of those at the pinnacle of our profession, through the individual awards and through shows put on by beauty luminaries. 
 
The Mirror Awards entry phase is now closed. Download your Entry Dossier to get started on next year's entry. If you have any questions or concerns about your entry, please contact Lisa at info@canhair.com or 416.923.1111 x236. Thank you for overwhelming us with hundreds of entries this year – it's great to see so much excellent work.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alberta Salon
Michelle Oliver, Kick Hair & Body


Atlantic Salon Stylist
Melissa Duguay, Eccentric Hair Studio


Avant Garde
Stephane Scotto Di Cesare, Freelance
 

British Columbia Salon Stylist
Curtis Hunter, Moods Hair Salon


Best Selfie
Ricki Boudreau, Uptown Hair Studio and Spa
 

Best Video
Rocky Vitelli, Locale J


Canadian Hairdresser of the Year
Julie Vriesinga, Entrenous


Colourist of the Year
Michelle Oliver, Kick Hair & Body
 

Contemporary Classic
Dorothy Tsang, Blushes
 
Community Heroes
Norm Wright & Frank Cini


Editorial Stylist of the year
Silas Tsang, Blushes
 
 
Canadian Hairdresser Hall of Fame
Daniel Benoit


International Hairstylist of the Year
Allen Ruiz, Ruiz Salon
 

Makeup Artist of the Year
Florencia Taylor, Replica Watches, Florencia Taylor Makeup


Manitoba Salon Stylist
Reyn VonDyck, Elan Hair Studio
 

Men's Cut & Style
Dorothy Tsang, Blushes
 

Multicultural
Alain Pereque, Salon Saco


Nail Technician of the Year
Valerie Ducharme, Valerie Ducharme Nail Artist
 

Newcomer of the Year
Étienne Cloutier, Coiffure Cut In


Ontario Salon Stylist
Stephanie Schewe, Salon Collage
 

Québec Salon Stylist
Alain Pereque, Salon Saco


Salon & Spa Design
Dean Delmonte, Dean Delmonte and Company


Saskatchewan Salon Stylist
Melissa Weir, Ethos SalonSpa
We can't wait to see all of you at the Mirror Awards next year! Thank you and good luck!
 
 
 
The 2016 Mirror Awards were held on February 27th, 2016 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Tickets for next year's awards gala will be available in the Canhair.com Store, either individually or in tables of 10 seats. If you would prefer to purchase over the phone, please call 416.923.1111 x231. Can't wait to see you there!
 
 
 
Canadian Hairdresser once again hosted the Mirror awards After Party at Muzik Nightclub (map) after the show. Share your photos with us via social media by using the hashtag #MirrorAwards!
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Share your creative proces with us via social media by using the hashtag #MirrorAwards!
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Thank you for coming to the Mirror Awards! They took place on April 18th, 2015 at the fabulous Metro Toronto Convention Centre North in downtown Toronto. The 2015 Mirror Awards were the most spectacular Canadian Hairdressing awards yet! 
 
This was the 21st time the Canadian Hairdresser Mirror Awards have showcased the depth of talent that exists in our amazing industry. During the awards gala we celebrate these achievements while ensuring the future of our industry. Attendees enjoyed shows by Beauty Industry Gals, Donato Academy, Pascal & Jeremie, Sassoon Academy, and Wella Professionals! Canadian Hairdresser magazine, as well as our sponsors, would like to thank you for your submissions – they express a commitment to and passion for our business. Thank you for showing the world the best the Canadian beauty industry has to offer!
 
Make sure to upload your Mirror Awards selfies and tag #MirrorAwards for the chance to win a ticket for our summer fun Beauty Schmooze party! And we hope you strutted your polished fingers down our Mani Cam runway, sponsored by CND!
 
 

Our crowd was dressed to the nine's for the 2015 Mirror Awards show, because they knew they could be seen in our live webcast to hairdressers and fans around the world! Sponsored by Farouk Systems Inc, the 2015 Mirror Awards webcast let you experience the amazing shows and excitement as if you were really there! The full video is available on our video site, ConnectUs.Education now!

 
 
 
 
 
 
AVANT GARDE
Tarran Chesney - Taz Hair Co., London
 
BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Paul Pereira - Solo Bace, Toronto
 
COLOURIST OF THE YEAR 
Dana Lyseng - Supernova Salon, North Vancouver
 
CONTEMPORARY CLASSIC STYLIST
Alain Pereque - Salon Saco, Montreal
 
DAY TO NIGHT
Sandra Perovic - Ignite Hair and Beauty Lounge, Vancouver
 
EDITORIAL STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Rossa Jurenas - Studio Rossa, Tilsonburg
 
MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Cheryl Gushue - Freelance, Toronto
 
MEN'S CUT AND STYLE
Sandra Perovic - Ignite Hair and Beauty Lounge, Vancouver
 
MULTICULTURAL
Alann Sluser - Koko the Salon, Edmonton
 
NAIL ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Rheanne Thackeray - Vivid Hair & Esthetics 
 
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Dustin Schumann - Suki Salon, London
 
SALON & SPA DESIGN OF THE YEAR 
Jeff Armstrong and Sara Kardan - Her Majesty's Pleasure, Toronto
 
ALBERTA SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Danielle Barbey - Ricci Hair Co., Edmonton
 
ATLANTIC SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Melissa Duguay - Eccentric Hair Studio, Moncton
 
BRITISH COLUMBIA SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Amber George - Verve Hair Lounge, North Vancouver
 
MANITOBA SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Josie Vilayvanh - Winnipeg
 
ONTARIO SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Julie Vriesinga - Salon Entrenous, London
 
QUEBEC SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Annie Blanchette - Guylaine Martel Artistes Coiffures, Mont St Hilaire
 
SASKATCHEWAN SALON STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Alicia Soulier - Capelli Salon Studio, Saskatoon
 
INTERNATIONAL STYLIST OF THE YEAR
Joe-Yves Asmar - Stockholm, Sweden
 
CANADIAN HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR 
Alain Pereque - Studio Saco, Montreal
 
 
 
 
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