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Meet the spotlight finalists

Over 1200 entries. Five finalists. Take a look at these faces. One of them will be the newest member of the ghd art team.

Name: KY WILSON

Age: 24

Salon:  ELECTRIC HAIRDRESSING

Describe yourself in five words: Enthusiastic. Innovative. Passionate. Social. Team-player.

Why did you apply for ghd Spotlight? I wanted to be a part of a team where I can learn, adapt, develop, share and inspire!

How does it feel to be one of the finalists? This is a proud moment in my career. I can't wait to learn from some of the best in the industry.

Describe your style of work: Unorthodox. I bring texture to everything I do. From glass-like sleek looks to floating waves.

The best thing about your job? The creativity! I'm constantly being inspired and want to share that with everyone.


Name: DYLAN BRITTAIN

Age: 38

Salon:  RAINBOW ROOM INTERNATIONAL

Describe yourself in five words: Passionate. Creative. Driven. Dedicated. Vivacious.

Why did you apply for ghd Spotlight? I couldn't pass up the opportunity to work alongside, share ideas and be a part of the fantastic ghd art team.

How does it feel to be one of the finalists? I am really excited to be one of the finalists. Being part of the team would stretch you in every way - your creativity, your technical ability - and for me, this is what hairdressing is all about.

Describe your style of work: Edgy, wearable, tailored and always beautiful.

The best thing about your job? I'm passionate about the industry and the creativity that inspires me. I wake up every day, looking forward to going to work.

 


Name: BILLY FRY

Age: 20

Salon: STRANDS HAIRDRESSING

Describe yourself in five words: Artistic. Calm. Determined. Consistent. Perceptive.

Why did you apply for ghd Spotlight? As part of the Style Squad, I've had some great experiences with ghd and wanted to develop more with the brand.

How does it feel to be one of the finalists? I feel so lucky to have this opportunity as some of the entries were amazing!

Describe your style of work: Beautiful hair with a raw edge.

The best thing about your job? I love how social hairdressing is. From my clients, the team I work with and industry events, every day is fun!

 


Name: NICOLE MEECHAN

Age: 22

Salon:  MCGARRY & BLAIR HAIR DESIGN

Describe yourself in five words: Positive. Reliable. Creative. Charismatic. Resourceful.

Why did you apply for ghd Spotlight? ghd is a market-leader in heat and session styling and the chance to join the art team was the opportunity of a life time! I want to be surrounded by creative people so I had to apply! 

How does it feel to be one of the finalists? It feels surreal, overwhelming, exciting and emotional, all at the same time. It's such an honour to be shortlisted.

Describe your style of work: Adaptive, fashion-led and creative with styling and finishing at the forefront of all my looks.

The best thing about your job? I love everything! It required hard work and dedication but it's all worth it.


Name: RYAN HARRIS

Age: 27

Salon:  ANGELS HAIR DESIGN

Describe yourself in five words: Hard-working. Team-player. Enthusiastic. Passionate. Loyal.

Why did you apply for ghd Spotlight? During my year in the F.A.M.E team, I worked on a shoot with ghd and really liked what ghd is all about. The current art team produces amazing work, it would be an honour to be able to join them.

How does it feel to be one of the finalists? Amazing! It made my day when I received the email and I cannot wait for the next round.

Describe your style of work: Sharp and edgy, but always beautiful.

The best thing about your job? Getting to travel around the world, learning new techniques and meeting great people.