English Cymraeg
English Cymraeg
Salon Cymru

Every year over 500 hairdressing enthusiasts arrive in Cardiff to participate in the most talked about and eagerly anticipated Hairdressing & Beauty Competition of the year.

Salon Cymru

Introducing our Judges

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Judging for the third year is Steven Smart, 7 times British Champion, twice European Champion and World Ladies Hairdressing Champion he is one of the most prolific British competition hairdressers ever. Steven is Creative Director for Sexy Hair products and an Educator for L’Oreal Professionnel, World Skills UK, and Euro Skills.

Returning for the second year is Scott Smurthwaite, owner of the prestigious CREAM salons in Cheltenham and Gloucester. Scott is a former winner of the British Hairdressing Business Director of the Year and his salons won the Hairdressers Journal Wales and South West Salon of the Year Award in 2010.

Josh Goldsworthy is judging at Salon Cymru for the first time. Josh is a member of the The Fellowship for British Hairdressing F.A.M.E. Team and is an Ambassador for Balmain. Joshua has won numerous awards both individually and as part of the Goldsworthy group and was a finalist at the British Hairdressing Awards 2011.

BAFTA Cymru award winning make-up artist Roz Wilkins is returning for a third year to judge our Beauty competitions. Locally based, Roz is a leading Make-up Artist for major television and film companies including BBC, ITV and S4C. Nominated 3 times for BAFTA Cymru, Roz’s credits include Dr. Who and Torchwood.

Gillian Blanc has 25 years experience in the Beauty sector. Gillian has owned her own Nail Bar and has been teaching students for 13 years. She is passionate about anything to do with hand and nail care as well as mentoring those who wish to work for themselves within the nail and beauty industry, guiding them to achieve her level of success. Gillian is the co organiser of the Wales Hair & Beauty Show, taking place in City Hall on Sunday 30th June. More details on the show can be found at the stand here today. Gillian is also in the process of launching her own natural hand and nail care products.