Lluís Llongueras will receive the International Hair Legend Award at the 2019 IHAwards
The organization of the International Hairdressing Awards has announced that the famous Spanish hairdresser Lluís Llongueras will receive the International Hair Legend 2019 honor prize at the first edition of the contest, which will take place in Ifema-Feria de Madrid on February 3rd, 2019.
The great night of global hairdressing will gather in Madrid the best hairdressers from around the world, making the Spanish capital the hairdressing capital of the world. Llongueras will be honored by the best hairdressers in the world in a night that promises to be historic for the hairdressing industry at an international level.
The night will run in the style of the great prizes, with purple carpet (the red carpet of the hairdressing industry), a runway show with the main teams of the world presenting their collections and a glamorous awards ceremony. The winners in the five categories will be revealed that night, among the fifteen finalists, coming from all over the world, and whose candidacies have been chosen by a jury made up of five great international hairdressers.
Lluís Llongueras is the first hairdresser recognized with this honorific award, for his career in the profession and for being an indisputable reference for professionals from all over the world, as well as a media icon that has surpassed the Spanish borders. Lluís Llongueras (born in 1936) started in the hairdressing salon at the age of 14 and opened his first salon in Barcelona in 1958. In the 60s, he was the first Spanish hairdresser to spread the photographs of his creations internationally. In 1976 he made a series of monumental wigs for Salvador Dalí, client and friend, one of which is still exposed in the Mae West room of the Dalí Museum. Born communicator, painter, sculptor and versatile artist, throughout his professional career Lluís Llongueras has been a regular in the media both in Spain and internationally.
The International Hairdressing Awards are an independent beauty company, powered by hairdressers, which has been supported from its beginnings by sponsors of international relevance who believe in the message and mission of these awards, including Revlon, Revlon Professional and Salón Look Madrid–Ifema, where the awards will take place. The three brands have made a strong bet and have combined their forces to make this event an international success. In addition, Estetica Magazine as a global media partner, with 24 editions around the world, will cover and contribute to the dissemination of this fantastic event. On the other hand, Takara Belmont and Beauty Underground have also been incorporated as collaborating firms.
For more information, please visit, www.ihawards.com
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