Tricoci University Students Participating in the ABS Global Image Awards

February 12th, 2020

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The ABS Global Image Awards showcase the best and brightest in the worldwide cosmetology field, so it’s only natural that Tricoci University of Beauty Culture students would decide to participate in it as well. This year, some of Tricoci University’s best students are offering up their best works to the ABS Global Image Awards Photography Competition.

What Is the ABS Global Image Awards Photography Competition?

The ABS Global Image Awards Photography Competition is a yearly competition where individuals from around the world offer their best beauty feats for judging. Students submit a single picture of a single model, whereas professionals submit three pictures of three models. The entry deadlines is Valentine’s Day: February 14, 2020.

These awards create a platform for students and professionals alike to share their love of cosmetology. Additionally, the way these entries shift from year to year showcases the way the art form is growing and changing throughout the years. No matter who you ask, cosmetologists around the world agree that the winners of the ABS Global Image Awards tend to be the ones to watch in the coming years.

What Categories Does the ABS Global Image Awards Recognize?

The ABS Global Image Awards recognize seven professional categories and two student categories. Professional categories include:

  • Haircutting
  • ColorAmerica® Colorist of the Year
  • Avant-Garde
  • Texture
  • Editorial
  • Men’s Cutting
  • Salon Team

Students can enter as a Student Champion, showcasing their best work in either cutting, color, texture or hairstyling. Alternately, for the first time in 2019, students can enter in the School Team Avant-Garde category, where up to four students can work together as a team to create one beautiful model.

How Is Tricoci University Participating in the ABS Global Image Awards?

Tricoci team ABS competition

This year, Tricoci University produced seven participants in the ABS Global Image Award. Some individuals chose to submit work for the Student Champion category, while some worked together as a team for the School Team Avant Garde category. With the support and training that Tricoci University offers its students, these individuals are excited to see what comes of these high-quality entries.

Are There Prizes for the Winners?

The ABS Global Image Awards offers different prizes for professionals and students. Student category winners receive on-stage recognition during America’s Beauty Show, the ABS Global Image Award Student trophy, recognition through and Cosmetologist Chicago’s social media and blog, a swag bag and media support through Cosmetologists Chicago’s public relations. Runners-up also receive recognition through America’s Beauty Show and Cosmetologists Chicago.

This array of prizes means winners and runners-up can use this experience to kickstart a lifetime career in the world of cosmetology. Additionally, both students and professionals are competing against the best in the business. Winning or simply being chosen as a runner-up means you’ve shown an incredible amount of talent.

When Will America’s Beauty Show Announce the Winners?

America’s Beauty Show often announces the winners of the ABS Global Image Awards at a different time each year, typically during one of its celebrated events. Keep an eye on America’s Beauty Show to see more and learn about the winners as soon as it announces them. Also, look for more information from Tricoci University as it follows student submissions throughout the process.


Tricoci at the ABS awards

Because the ABS Global Image Awards is one of the most celebrated events in esthetics and cosmetology as a whole, it’s easy to see why people obsess over entries and entrants. The entrants from Tricoci University want to show off everything they’ve learned from their time as a student. Just by submitting, many of these students have showcased their drive to achieve more. Tricoci University always wants to push its students to succeed. If you’re interested in becoming part of this tight-knit culture, get in touch today.

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