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NRC students hope to make the cut in UK hairdressing contest

Selected to enter the Wella Xposure Hairdressing competition held at NRC was student Rhonda Kellys hair creation, modelled by Elizabeth Robinson. INNT 06-NRC-01

Selected to enter the Wella Xposure Hairdressing competition held at NRC was student Rhonda Kellys hair creation, modelled by Elizabeth Robinson. INNT 06-NRC-01

NRC hairdressing students are on the fringe of joining the elite in a UK-wide competition.

The Wella Xposure contest is an opportunity for young hopefuls to show off their flair, skills and imagination. Gaining a place the regional heats is an achievement in itself and five aspiring stylists at NRC’s Newtownabbey campus are waiting for the call, having impressed the judges in a preliminary heat held at the college’s own Shine salon.

Gillian Douglas-Rea from Urban Fox and Ricky Woodside, Urban Fox creative director and photographer assessed the cuts produced by students after weeks of preparation and the winners - Robyn Dunbar, Krystal McAlvenny, Martyna Siwinska, Cara Turkington and Rhonda Kelly - are now submitting their entries to Wella in photographic format.

The competition organisers are looking for a unique and commercial cut from the NRC Level 2 and 3 students hoping to go head-to-head with contenders from all over the UK at a regional heat in Manchester.

Maxine Beckett, NRC lecturer, said: “The Wella Xposure competition is a fantastic opportunity to become one of Britain’s up and coming hairdressers.”

She added: “All the students worked exceptionally hard on their unique creations with their models and that they are to be congratulated for their creativity and motivation.”

 
 
 

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