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'Hair Idol The Show' to bring glamour back to the beauty industry

Aug '08
Sensationnel's "Hair Idol The Show" was a big hit at Bronner Brother's International Hair Show in Atlanta. This national competition showcased the latest trends in hairstyles using
Sensationnel hair products.

An up-and-coming generation of young models took the runway with beautiful hairstyles and glamorous fashions. The competition was a night of fashion trends, featuring the model finalists from 2007, and hairstylist and model teams competing for the 2008 title.

The contestants competed in four categories, three of which were runway competitions. The three runway categories included casual day, dressy evening, and fun & funky. The fourth category was an avant-garde glamour photo competition.

The overall winning teams are:
Overall Winner - Team 2: Shalynda McKenzie, model, Woodbridge, VA Adrin "Seven" Washington, hairstylist, Giavonnis Salon, Upper Marlboro, MD

Second Place - Team 10: Tia'Sharee Wallace, model,
Lawrenceville, GA Derrick "Babyboy" Watson, hairstylist, Salon Couture, Decatur, GA

Third Place - Team 15: Ambrosia Woods, model, Phoenix, AZ Madrid Johnson, hairstylist, Madrid International, Phoenix, AZ

Third Place - Team 15: Ambrosia Woods, model, Phoenix, AZ Madrid Johnson, hairstylist, Madrid International, Phoenix, AZ

The first place overall winning model, Shalynda McKenzie, is a native of Dothan, Alabama. She recently was a semi-finalist in Americas Next Top Model.

Last year Shalynda and her stylist, Seven, won first place in Glynn Jackson's Super Model of the year award for DC, Maryland and Virginia. She is pursuing a professional modeling career.

The first place overall winning hairstylist, Adrin "Seven" Washington, is known for healthy hair. He is a South Carolina native, and holds a Mass Communications degree from Claflin University.

His stellar signature styles have found their way to the pages of Vogue, Essence and other leading beauty and fashion magazines as well as Good Morning America, Martha Stewart and Extreme Makeover. Patti La Belle, Chaka Khan and Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson are among his celebrity customers.

The second place overall winning model, Tai'Sheree Wallace, is affectionately referred to by some as "Runway" for her effortless gait.

This Detroit native has participated in Fashion Week in New York and graced the cover of Hotlanta. The second place overall winning hairstylist, Derrick "Babyboy" Watson, is a Detroit native and currently owner of Salon Couture.

Watson, who has served as an educator for several major hair companies, strives to achieve top quality work and deliver uncompromising service to all his clients.

Derrick continues to be an entrepreneur on the move as he expands his business repertoire to include music videos and a growing celebrity clientele.

The third place overall winning model, Ambrosia Woods, is a native of Phoenix, Arizona.She is a customer service representative at Arizona Public Service.

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