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Great lengths for the win

Great Lengths stylists have been crowned the winners at this year’s Hairdresser’s Journal extensions competition 2022. What a result! 

It wasn’t an easy weekend for the finalists… All 12 were invited on stage to recreate their looks live at Salon International. The judges were looking for technical skills with a combination of timeless and colourful looks to fit the bill for the 2 categories hosted – creative and classical. 

After intense judging of both the application and the finished looks, judges named two Great Lengths stylists as their winners: 

Jade Searcy's winning look
Jade Searcy’s winning look

Classical category: 

  • Jade Searcy, Owner of Hair Extensions By Jade

“Great Lengths is all about empowerment, ensuring you not only look amazing but feel the best, most confident version of yourself. I used bespoke GL Bonds for my application, customising them into mini bonds for fine colour placement and a discreet finish,” says Jade.

Katie Hemmings' winning look
Katie Hemmings’ winning look

Creative category: 

  • Katie Hemming, Director and Co-Owner of Love Hair 

“Great Lengths can instantly boost confidence while ensuring a natural finish. My inspiration was taken from 90’s Claudia Schiffer – I wanted to push my creative boundaries while keeping the look feminine. I used a mix of full, half and micro 18” GL Bonds to add volume and length,” Katie says.

A huge congratulations to Katie and Jade for taking the win, enjoy your celebrations… And well done to Great Lengths for your success! 

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