Rush was awarded the title of British colourist of the year 2009-2010

There were celebrations this week as RUSH was awarded the title of British Colourist of the Year at the prestigious British Hairdressing Awards, presented by Hairdressers Journal International and sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional.

Chris Williams, International Colour Director for RUSH collected the award on behalf of the team. Having opened 15 salons this year, with now 49 salons in London and the South, the RUSH philosophy of passion, quality, creativity and professionalism is proving to be very successful. Chris is an integral part of the RUSH Artistic team who continually push the boundaries in hairdressing and colour techniques. Chris personally trains all RUSH Stylists to exceptionally high standards of professional Cut and Colour services at the RUSH Advanced Academy, to ensure every RUSH salon offers the very best Colour services for their clients.

Held in the spectacular Great Room at the Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel, in London’s Park Lane, The British Hairdressing Awards celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2009, and are recognized as the ‘Oscars’ of the hairdressing world. Recognising and rewarding the creativity of the inspirational British hairdressing industry the evening was compered by one of the most popular presenters in the media today, Dermot O’Leary and with entertainment provided by London Community Gospel Choir, over 1750 guests from the world of hairdressing, fashion and media attended the prestigious event.

After receiving the award of British Colourist of the Year, Chris exclaimed; ‘I was so pleased to win the title, it means so much to not only myself but everyone connected with RUSH. This award is also a great tribute to the fantastic hairdressing talent and creativity within RUSH. 2009 has been a fantastic year for the entire team at RUSH and I would like to dedicate this award to them – as without their amazing help and support I would not have won this award.’

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Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Hairdressers Journal International, Jayne Lewis-Orr adds, ‘British hairdressing is renowned throughout the world for its creativity and innovation, and with the British Hairdressing Awards we are recognising, rewarding and celebrating the best of British. RUSH should be incredibly proud of their achievements.’

This festive season visit RUSH for a Style Consultation with one of their expertly trained RUSH Stylists. Whether it’s Cat Deeley’s Full Head of Highlights, Rihanna’s flash of Fashion Colour or Cheryl Cole’s Glossing for added salon shine, a little colour makes a big difference. Your RUSH Stylist, personally trained by award-winning Chris Williams, will recommend the best tones and colour placement during the complimentary Style Consultation to enhance your skin tone and eye colour – while also providing you with the best home care and product advice so that you can maintain your look for longer.

With longer opening hours for more convenient appointment times, there is no excuse not to visit RUSH and experience the ultimate style statement – a RUSH colour. A warm atmosphere and Personal Consultation in luxurious surroundings greet clients on every visit to RUSH. Award winning and professional Cut and Colour services for both male and female clients, together with deluxe treatments and rituals for hair make RUSH the perfect winter treat. RUSH gift vouchers are also ideal presents for friends and family over the Christmas season.