This was the students’ first time putting together a complete style, which required them to create the hair, make-up, and the clothing look on their model. Whitireia Hairdressing tutor Jolie Gunson said the students learned a good deal throughout the exercise.
|Salon set up in library|
‘They were pushed and felt stressed but they performed, came through, and really had a great time. They were deservedly very proud of what they achieved,’ said Jolie.
The top five students from each campus will go on to represent Whitireia in the Regional Hairdressing Competitions in September, where they will compete with other ‘next generation’ hairdressers with under four years’ experience.
|1st place by Chanella|
|2nd place by Wiki|
|3rd place by Lisa|
|4th place by Mahia|
|5th place by Hana|
‘I must say a huge thank you to our industry judges: Alana from Lifestyles, Hayley from Jomp (Kapiti), Megan from Glo and Tracy from Hair by the Sea (Porirua). Thanks also go to our Whitireia colleagues Destina Munro, for the amazing photography, and Helen Johnston, for judging at the Porirua event,’ said Jolie.
Text from News release on Whitireia website