Leading Professional hair care and color brand, Matrix India, dedicated to upskilling small salons and upgrading the hair dressing industry hosted a 2-day mega event in Mumbai – The Matrix Hair Transformers, a hair color and artistry competition, where budding hairdressers across the country competed by showcasing their exceptional talents with a new technique –“COLOR MELTING”. The contest commenced on 15th May and received over a whopping 62,000 entries from hairdressers across 400 cities. With a panel of notable jury members like Tarik Jašarević – Australian Matrix Artist and owner of T Salon, Binaifer Pardiwalla – Director of Education SAPMENA for Professional Products Division and Melroy Dickson – National Education Head of Matrix India, the participants were judged on several parameters to select the finest hair artists of the year.
On winning the Matrix Hair Transformers trophy, Sathyam Parihar said, “I cannot explain in words, how happy I am feeling at this moment. Eight years ago, I started this journey from a small salon and here I am today, as a Matrix Hair Transformer. I am truly grateful to all my mentors, without whom this would have never been possible. I am thankful to team Matrix for giving me this space to showcase my abilities as a hairdresser.”
Commenting on the event, Suhas Lakhamade, General Manager, L’Oréal India said, “We at Matrix India believe in promoting and nurturing talent of budding hairdressers as an ongoing mission and strive to provide a unified platform for them to showcase their skills. We do this at grassroot level and fuel their ambition to make them reach their highest potential as hair artists. We are ecstatic to receive an overwhelming response from hairdressers across the nation, who have truly brought this event alive with huge success. It was amazing to see hairdressers from across the country create such exceptional looks with the Matrix Color Melt. Matrix Hair Transformers is not just a competition, it is an ode to talent and artistry in the hairdressing space. We hope to push the boundaries and keep creating an enriching experience for hairdressers with more such platforms.”