The Alternative Hair International Visionary Award is the annual artistic hair competition that allows worldwide hairdressers to be recognised internationally for their creative talents and visions. The successful finalists selected in each category will be invited to appear in the International Visionary Award presentation live at the London Alternative Hair Show 2023.


• An entry fee of £40 per photograph is applicable and is a direct donation to Fighting Leukaemia – Alternative Hair Charitable Foundation, registered charity no. 147189.

• Entries should be uploaded as a 10” x 8” or A4 (300dpi) portrait size photograph.

• Please fill in the entry form on the Alternative Hair Show website – Your name, salon name, salon address, day telephone, mobile number & email.

• Please ensure you are available to attend the Alternative Hair Show if you are selected as a finalists in your chosen category to appear at the International Visionary presentation live.

Appearing at the Alternative Hair Show

The finalists chosen to appear at the Alternative Hair International Visionary Award live must each supply one model, clothes and styling at their own cost.

Please note the image(s) you submit as your entry, must have been created in the last 12 months. AHS President Anthony Mascolo and our international judging panel will select the finalists in each category based on the artistry, quality and total look. All images will be submitted anonymously. All finalists will be asked to produce a short film of their models which can be shot on location or in a studio.