The
Awards

Click on the awards category for more details

The
Style & Color
Trophy


Set your eyes on the prize for the most sought-after award in India for expertise in hair color.

Rules

  • Showcase strong technical ability in cut, style & color to achieve the most desirable French Balayage look with L’Oréal Professionnel color.
  • Achieve gorgeous, glossy color results
  • This look is to be created on a female model.
  • Create a team of max. 2 members
  • Only one entry allowed per lead hairdresser in the Creative Awards category
  • Upload images in the prescribed format along with the caption – After Front (1), After Back (1), After Side (1), Technique (2), Before After (1) For more details on the rules please refer to the Rules section further below.

The
Young Colorist
Award


For the up-and-coming hair color enthusiasts in the country.

Steal the show with your signature coloring, cutting and styling technique to achieve a seamless, natural-looking, classy French Balayage look.

Rules

  • Showcase strong technical ability in cut, style & color to achieve the most desirable French Balayage look with L’Oréal Professionnel color.
  • Achieve gorgeous, glossy color results
  • This look is to be created on a female model.
  • Create a team of max. 2 members
  • Only one entry allowed per lead hairdresser in the Creative Awards category
  • The lead entrant must be born on/after 1st January 1998
  • The lead entrant must upload their government approved ID while filling in the entry form.
  • Upload images in the prescribed format along with the caption – After Front (1), After Back (1), After Side (1), Technique (2), Before After (1) For more details on the rules please refer to the Rules section further below.

The
People's Choice
Trophy


The nation chooses the most popular look at IHA 2021!

  • The best 28 entries from the Creative Awards will be shortlisted.
  • These will be uploaded on www.iha2021 for fans to vote.
  • The look that steals most of the hearts and gets maximum votes wins.

The
Best Digital Marketing
Award


The most digitally savvy salon

A digital world needs a digital approach. Have you got what it takes to stand out from the rest?

Rules

  • Must be a salon using or selling L’Oréal Professionnel products
  • Participant can also upload entries for other awards under The Business Awards

The
Best Social Commerce Salon
Award


The most pro-active salon on Social Commerce

How well have you aced your social commerce game?

Rules

  • Must be a salon using or selling L’Oréal Professionnel products
  • Should have a social commerce account (either own or L’Oréal Professionnel’s)
  • Participant can also upload entries for other awards under The Business Awards

The
Young Entrepreneur
Award


The most promising young entrepreneur in the salon industry

Rules

  • The entrant must be born on/after 1st January 1991
  • The entrant must upload their government approved ID while filling in the entry form.
  • Must be dealing in L’Oréal Professionnel products and services
  • Participant can also upload entries for other awards under The Business Awards

Rules & Regulations
  1. Eligibility for IHA: Any Indian hair professional/ hairdresser/student/ salon owner/ salon employee/freelancer/ mobile hairdresser. (L'Oréal Professionnel Dream Team Members, ID artists and students of ARTH Academy Batch 35, employees/ relatives or their associates working with L'Oréal Professionnel are not allowed).
  2. Only one entry allowed per team.(In The Business Awards, a salon can send in entries for different award sub-categories)
  3. Maximum 2 members per team (lead hairdresser and/or assistant).
  4. Multiple team entries from the same salon are allowed.
  5. Mention team lead clearly. All future correspondences will be shared with her/him.
  6. .Use only existing L’Oréal Professionnel products.
  7. No hair pieces are allowed. No hair accessories accepted.
  8. No hair tattoo allowed on the model.
  9. No touchup/ digital distortion allowed on the entry created.
  10. The trophy/award will be in the name of the salon.
  11. National winners of a particular category in the previous IHA’s cannot compete in the same category again.
  12. Entry fee for any category: INR 500/-.
  13. Teams must carry their own hairdressing equipment.
  14. The details of The National Finale will be shared closer to the date of the event.
  15. The participant will not hold the organizers responsible or liable for any actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, charges & expenses which a contestant may suffer, sustain or incur by way of this competition.
  16. The organizers are not responsible for any loss or physical injury that occurs to the participant on account of their participation in the competition.
  17. Schedule of events & qualification rounds are subject to change at the discretion of the organizers.
  18. L’Oréal Professionnel reserves the right to modify/ change/ discontinue all or any of the terms applicable to this competition without assigning any reasons whatsoever.