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You are invited to take part in the most prestigious competition in the hairdressing industry – the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award 2023.

Each year we look for visionaries of the industry within two categories, so pick yours to suit your skill set and creativity. Participate to become the next National TrendVision Award (NTVA) winner and earn the chance to proceed to the International TrendVision Award 2024 (ITVA).

Bring your personal vision and craftsmanship to life by showcasing your unique skills against other emerging South African stylists. You will compete against a backdrop of spectacular creativity and feel the incredible thrill of vying for one of the two titles.

TrendVision Award is where the future industry stars are made. EXPLORE your creativity, DEVELOP your skills, BUILD your confidence, and RAISE your profile to BECOME the next rising star!


*Competition Launch: Thursday 29 June 2023

**Photographic entries open: Friday 28 July 2023

Photographic entries close: Friday 25 August 2023

Top 6 photographic entries per category announced: Thursday 7 September 2023

**Final event, winners declared: Sunday 1 October 2023

*We would strongly advise that you wait for the competition launch date before creating your look. The Rules & Regulations and T & C’s will only be available on the 29th of June 2023

**Take note that the National Trend Vision Awards for 2023 will be purely based on photographic entries and technical documentation to support your entry, no practical will be required.



Violet continues to evolve this season! Often used to neutralize unwanted warm golden hues, we now experience the full extent of its multitasking capabilities. Add a touch of serenity and playful escapism with purposeful tones of the digital lavender, enhanced by the potency of clear blonde.​Showcase the Wella Professionals colour spectrum by creating stunning colour that is multi-dimensional, glossy, healthy looking and premium. We see high shine and movement, using complementary and harmonised tones.

Let’s create dimensionalised lightness, showcasing the beauty that evolves classic looks but twists them into a new era, showcasing endless possibilities. Using our most advanced lightener, Blondorplex, KPME+ for richness and intensity, Illumina Color with superior shine, Glazing with Shinefinity, Color Touch for toning, the choice is yours. Achieving the right level of lightening prior will create the ideal canvas for the mauve tone direction. A revamped, more spirited mauve spectrum with a cool direction for fair and light complexion, to slightly​ deeper and warmer for medium to dark complexions.​

A successful look should show:

  • A colour that highlights the natural beauty of your model
  • Colour and styling that compliment each other while creating a beautiful, wearable and salon-relevant total look.
  • Colour work that reflects the professional expertise and ability of the colourist to create a tailor-made end result.
  • Shiny and in excellent condition hair with the highest professional finish
  • Makeup and clothes styling that compliment the overall look, working in synergy with the hairstyle showing the highest level of craftmanship.

Colour Choice:

  • Primary focus on Koleston Perfect range
  • Showcase innovative colouring skills using a collection of lavender tones from delicate lilac to vibrant purple and rich mauves, ensuring complementary tones are used to match complexions.
  • Complementary and harmonized shades and tones


New hair, Real me!

People haven’t been able to express themselves as they normally would. Using home cut and colour for quick fixes, when not being able to go back to the salon. And now it’s time to reveal the me I want to be! This is your time to showcase artistry and craftmanship and provide the consumer with the best hair look and feel that they desire! People are looking for high-quality service and expertise, high-definition colour and a master hair cut that is crafted with professionalism.

A successful look should show:

  • A style that highlights the natural beauty of your model
  • A cut, colour and styling category that will express the model’s true self.
  • A celebration of the unique beauty and look of every individual personality.
  • An end result that is beautifully crafted with professional execution
  • A design that is well thought through.
  • Looks effortless not forced, soft geometry, with seamless transitions.
  • Clever use of texture
  • Valid for all hair lengths
  • Overall cut, style and colour are in harmony.
  • Shiny and in excellent condition hair with the highest professional finish
  • Makeup and clothes styling that compliment the overall look, working in synergy with the hairstyle showing the highest level of craftmanship.

Colour Choice:

  • Hair colour is shiny and healthy looking and in harmony with the overall look.
  • The full Wella Professional colour portfolio is available at your disposal, and Shinefinity to gloss up the style.
  • Colour that enhances and shows off the cut and styling.
  • Use colour technique and placement to achieve striking hair.
  • Colour which enhances the precision of the haircut and maintains the quality and condition of the style.
  • Ensure there is a significant difference before and after the transformation.


The Top 6 competitors in each of the two categories will be notified via email  on the 1st of September 2023. An announcement of the Top 6 will be made on Thursday 7th of September on Wella Professionals, MHB social media platforms and HairNews.

Top 6 competitors in each category will be invited to attend the National TrendVision Awards 2023 final event in Cape Town on the 1 October 2023. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in each category will be declared at the event. The People’s Choice Award in each category will be open for voting at the final event and winners will be announced at the event.

We are very excited to share more information on the 29th of June 2023 and look forward to receiving your entries. We will make sure that you get all the information required to create the most spectacular looks, ready in a downloadable NTVA 2023 e-book.

Keep a close eye on social media pages!

Colour Visionary Mood Board

Charles Junior Louw

Craft Visionary Mood Board

Carla Klue

Join the ranks of hairdressings best, submit your vision before Friday 25 August 2023 at 12pm.

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