Hairdresser Jim wins global award


Best International Men’s Commercial Collection

Local hairdresser, barber and owner of Essensuals Toni & Guy Billericay has received the incredible news that he had won the Best International Men’s Commercial Collection in the International Hairdressing Awards.

The awards night took place on February 3rd in Madrid, where Jim was announced as the winner of the Best International Men’s Category and was brought onto the stage in front of hundreds of other industry names from 30 different countries to collect his award.


Jim Shaw, Owner of Essensuals Toni & Guy Billericay, commented, “To win the Best International Men’s Commercial Collection category in the International Hairdressing Awards is surreal, I just can’t believe it.

“Winning the award means the world to me, I worked so hard for it and I can’t thank everyone enough for their support and encouragement to enter the awards. What an incredible start to 2019!”

A prestigious photographic competition, the International Hairdressing Awards, was created by a hairdresser for hairdressers and was founded with the aim of giving hairdressing the prestige it deserves and showcasing the talent, art and creativity.

For Jim to win this award is an incredible achievement, showing he is the master of his craft and one of the best hairdressers in the world.

To enter the competition, he had to submit four commercial men’s images, which were then assessed by a jury panel prior to deciding on the finalists for the Best International Men’s Commercial Collection category.

Three finalists were then announced before the five members of the jury had scoring the collections to decide on the category winner.

The glistening awards also featured a runway show, where seven of the most renowned hairdressing teams in the world presented their latest collections including: The Beauty Underground (USA), Mikel Luzea (Spain), Revlon Global Art Team, Sanrizz (UK), Sassoon (UK), Toni&Guy (UK) and X-Presion (Spain).

An amazing display of talent that brought together the most leading firms in the history of hairdressing in the same show.



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