Colour World Genius Awards 2023

What a night… with a record number of entries, we are so pleased to announce the winners for the Colour World Genius Awards 2023! 

Thank you to our incredible sponsors for making the Colour World Genius Awards 2023 happen – Joico, Great Lengths, L’Oreal Professionnel, Blonde Solutions and K18 – until next time.

Let’s start with the People’s Choice Colour Genius Winner: Chloe Szubinski – get inspired by the final look.

Next up, we have the incredible Creative Colour Genius award: 

The best trend follower of 2023 – Stephanie Gamble; what a look! 

Let’s take a look at the Colour Correction Genius, after a double nomination for the same category… The amazing Shane Aherne secured the result with this incredible colour correction! 

Up next is the winner of the Commercial Colour Genius award, where we searched for someone who can produce accessible yet head-turning colours that are reflective of current trends. With the winning look created by Alfie Pfeffer. 

The Innovative Colour Genius… we were looking to see how one devises or develops a technique for applying colour that is truly fresh and exciting. Giuseppe Stelitano completely stole the show for this highly-sought-after award. 

Now for the Men’s Colour Genius Award winner, taken by Stephanie Gamble with the double-award-win.

Up next, the video awards which we were ecstatic to receive a huge influx of entries… Without further a due the highly-anticipated #Colourtastic Genius Award is secured again by Casey Coleman! 

And now for the Colour Communicator Genius Award, the judges were blown away by the incredible Paul Watts and his communication of colour. 

This is a category dedicated to promoting the beauty of applying colour to Black hair. Introducing the Afro Colour Genius Award winner for 2023… Anne Veck. Feel inspired by her look! 

Finally, we’re going international to invite talented colourists from all over the world to join us for the night of celebration… The winner goes to Stevie English. Wow, check out this look! 


At Colour World UK we believe in colourists being equally important as hairdressers to the success of a salon business! Clients deserve excellent colour services, embracing the importance of a great colour consultation through to end result. We salute manufacturers and brands offering great product innovation which enables colour technicians to explore their creativity and offer a bespoke colour to every client. We offer colourconversation and inspiration for you to browse, and respect colour-focused education and events from what’s on and where to our own Colour World UK event which supports our industry and promises to do our best to bring you news and information to help you succeed.

Looking for some more colour inspiration? Here you go: INSPIRATION

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