Liverpool independent hairdresser Andrew Joseph Manion has scooped the award for Best Local Salon of the Year award at the English Hair & Beauty Awards for the second year in a row.
This is the 9th award for the international session stylist who photoshoots and weddings take him around the world. The criteria for winning the award was a salon who provides outstanding service and Andrew sent in 400 5* reviews from their clients.
Andrew started his career in a salon in Woolton Village, Liverpool, where discovered his love of hair. Training as a head colourist within the salon he worked in, he spent 4 years mastering the art of colour before moving into styling and cutting
He then moved to France for three years. returning to the UK he set up a mobile hairdressing business on a scooter before he became so in demand he required permanent premises and so AJM Hair was developed. His salon is now based on Aigburth Road.
Andrew has been Creative Head Stylist at Liverpool Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week London Fashion Week 2019
He has had work published in Italian Vogue and on the front cover Trend Prive Global Magazine.
Upon winning his award Andrew said, “This is such a huge honour and I am absolutely thrilled to win. We were up against tough competition so it was a big shock to win. I am immensely proud and would like to thank my team and customers for all their support. I love hairdressing, it’s always been my passion.
The next big thing for me is focusing on entering more competitions as a salon and raising our profile even more, on a personal level I am focusing on raising my profile as a makeup artists as well as a hairstylist! “