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NHBF Unveils Top 100 Influencer Index 

The National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) proudly announces this year’s highly anticipated Top 100 Influencer Index. Hairdressing influencer and hairstylist Chloe Swift took home the coveted number-one spot. Well done Chloe! 

In case you don’t know, each year (for the 3rd year running), the NHBF ranks the top 100 hair and beauty influencers. This fun tradition celebrates the dynamic individuals who have impacted and shaped the hair and beauty sector landscape.   

In an era where innovation, creativity, and digital prowess redefine the standards of a hair and beauty professional, the NHBF wants to acknowledge the visionaries, trendsetters, and trailblazers propelling the sector forward.  

Chloe Swift winning Top 100 Influencer Index spot. Photo sourced from @chloeswiftstylist

A night to celebrate  

To announce the top 20 influencers in the list and reveal number 1, the NHBF celebrated at St John’s Church in Hyde Park Monday 20th November. In keeping with the fun and excitement of this event, the top 20 names were revealed through a bingo game.   

Chloe Swift

THE NHBF Top 100 Influencer Index Top 20:   

1: Chloe Swift  

2: Joseph I’Anson  

3: Sarah Brawley  

4: Jaymz Rigby- 

5: Kirsty Meakin 

6: Ben Brown  

7: Amber Rose Peake  

8: Casey Coleman  

9: James Earnshaw  

10: Connor J Doyle  

11: Harriet Westmoreland 

12: Sarah Dixon 

13: Jack Mead 

14: Lydia Wolfe 

15: Heffy Wheeler 

16: Charlotte Cliff 

17: Rob Wood 

18: Michelle Humphrey 

19: Lulu Richards 

20: Sophia Hilton 

What it celebrates

The NHBF Top 100 Influencer Index celebrates the diverse voices, skills, knowledge and exceptional contributions of professionals across the hair and beauty industry. This includes hairstyling, skincare, makeup artistry, salon management, and entrepreneurial leadership.  

Chloe was super excited   

Chloe was super excited to learn she came in as the number 1 influencer. She says: “I’m so pleased and genuinely surprised to have landed the top spot at the NHBF Top 100 Influencer Index! As it’s ranked with social stats and analytics, you never know which way it will go when the rankings are announced. I was just hoping for a place in the top 5! I’ve been lucky enough to be in the top 20 for the last 2 years – #9 in 2021 and #13 in 2022. This year I really focused on posting 6 days a week consistently across 3 platforms, sharing hair styling tutorials and tips for both professionals and consumers. Thank you NHBF for the #1 spot, I can’t wait for the year ahead!”  

Caroline Larissey

Caroline Larissey

Caroline Larissey, chief executive of the NHBF says: “The NHBF Top 100 Influencer Index represents a celebration of innovation, talent, and dedication within the hair and beauty sector. These influencers not only champion professionalism they have transformed trends but more importantly, they have also significantly contributed to raising the profile and advancement of our sector, inspiring others to push boundaries and strive for greatness.”  

The NHBF says talent, collaboration, education, creativity, and forward-thinking strategies fuel the evolution of our industry. It wants the Top 100 Influencer Index to unite professionals and enthusiasts in their shared passion.  

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