On the 16th of November the country witnessed the first ever award show to reward excellence in the hair and salon industry. Femina Salon and Spa, the ultimate guide for beauty professionals on international trends in collaboration with TIGI, a hair care brand co-created this award property that has been at work for the past 5 months to filter out the best in the industry.
Stylists and experts from across the country competed at the grand finale to be recognised under 8 broad categories, namely, Street Style, Runway Reborn, Serious Glamour, Ultimate Upstyles, Color Me up, Retrosexual Men, Cut & Style Long Hair, Cut & Style Short Hair.
The judging panel entrusted with the task recognizing the efforts of these professionals included Femina Salon & Spa Editorial Head Tanya Chaitanya, TIGI Regional Education Director Asia, Andy Cheong, renowned actress Aditi Rao Hydari celebrity make-up artist Ojas Rajani and celebrity photographer Vikram Bawa.
Commenting on the first ever TIGI presents Femina Salon & Spa hair Heroes, Tanya Chaitanya, Chief Community Officer and Editor, Femina, said,
The awards commemorating the hard work of hair and salon professionals was well received and supported by Bollywood celebrities who dressed up for the first ever edition of Femina Salon and Spa Hair Heroes. The celebrity list boasted of names like Aditi Rao Hyadri, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Divya Khosla, Surveen Chawla and many others.
The starts came shining down the red carpet adding all the zing and glamour to a beautiful evening hosted by actor and comedian Cyrus Sahukar.
Celebrities at the TIGI presents Femina Salon and Spa Hair Heroes
Aditi Rao Hyadri
Aditi Rao is full of surprises and we never shy away from admitting how much we love her style. The lady was on the jury of the coveted panel that played the decision making body to decide the top 8 winners in the respective categories. Aditi along with stylist Sanam Ratansi gave us a spectacular look at the Femina Salon and Spa Hair Heroes Awards night. Aditi manned up in a bespoke olive Natalie Chapman pant suit. We heart that sophisticated blazer paired with flared pants that complimented the diva’s exotic persona. Aditi dressed up her tresses well to justify her positioning in the jury, with an exceptional hairdo by the amazing Elton Fernandez.
Divya Khosla Kumar
Divya Khosla Kumar gave us all new monochrome goals dressed up in a cropped white blouse paired with a asymmetric fitted black skirt from Birdwalk. Stylist Rocelle and Anisha Gandhi added a dash of punk to this look with a monochrome choker from Pipa Bella, rings from Isharya and a pair of black ankle length boots. We heart that braided hair up do rendered by hair stylist Shraddha Naik, which totally justified the event Divya dressed up for, Femina Spa and Salon Hair Heroes Awards.
Patralekhaa lit up the red carpet with her metallic separates from the house of Akaaro. The lady dressed up fierce complimenting her shine with a bold plum pout. Stylist Devika B deserves a special mention for putting together this look for the first ever Femina Spa and Salon Awards.
Kriti dressed up super stylish in a black cut out dress from the house of Demi by Gabriella. The asymmetric drape coupled with a gorgeous neckline held on to Kriti’s slender frame to perfection. Kudos to stylist Sabina Haldar for redefining the LBD and taking the look a notch higher with statement accessories from Accesorize and black heels from Steve Madden. An exceptional hair updo completed Kriti’s look for the finale of the Salon and Spa Hair Heroes awards.
Roshmitha Harimurthy represented India at the coveted Miss Universe pageant also graced the finale of the Femina Spa and Salon awards donning a gorgeous peach gown that defined her beautiful curves and tall framework. We have to admit as much as we loved the former facade, the back less posterior was a delight. Her flowy tresses and shining face added on to the royal vibe the lady carried with her at the red carpet.
Actress Adah Sharma dressed up angelic in a white cold-shoulder gown. The pretty face dolled up and impressed us at the Femina Salon and Spa Hair Heroes Awards finale, with her braided hair up do and that charming smile
Ace celebrity stylist Sanam Ratansi dolled up Surveen Chawla for the Femina Salon and Spa awards finale, in a distinctive halter neck number from Urvashi Joneja. The black escapade highlighted with unconventional floral print was a pleasant sight. The tucked in hair do that Surveen sported courtesy hair stylist Shefali totally caught our attention. This was indeed a bold and beautiful performance by the actress.
With the first season of these awards observing so much appreciation we are hopeful of the property to go bigger and better, in the years to come. With styling slowly taking up the centre stage recognitions of such magnitude will only boost up the confidence and provide the needed encouragement to the hair stylists and spa and salon professionals across the country. We wish the Femina and TIGI Bedhead time all the success in the years to come.
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