The Affinage Professional 2019 Photographic Colour Competition is in the books, with a myriad of entries submitted to showcase the creativity and technical expertise on offer throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific and the Indian subcontinent. Entrants submitted looks inspired by modern colour trends, with a complementary style and finish worthy of editorial accolades. Well done to winners Florrie Nicholls and Alana Hook!

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The expert panel of judges chose Florrie from Phat Hair & Makeup in New Zealand as the overall winner, lauding her deep indigo root stretch created on pre-lightened hair, as built with the brand’s Infinity Intensives and high-level violets. This look was complemented with a trending lob haircut and bold makeup.

The other important award was the People’s Choice Award, with Alana from Simply Beautiful in Western Australia impressing social media fans. She created a rich extra violet root shadow using Infiniti Permanent colours and a pastel colour melt using Pop Art featuring coral, lilac and sky blue tones. A crown braid accented with statement hair clips finishes the look. Both winning looks included vivid purple hues, remarking on current hair trends.

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Both worthy winners received prize money, a trophy and The Ultimate Styling Gift Set by Lorna Evans. Congratulations on acing the competition!

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