Nina Kendrick from Emma Hellier Salon, Bexhill wins Gold in national barbering competition – “Britain’s Best”
Nina Kendrick who works at Emma Hellier in Sackville Rd has been crowned the
UK’s very best barbers.
Nina won the Male Fashion Look Cut and Finish Category in the NHF’s renowned national floor competition, Britain’s Best.
Along-side Nina competing in the Female Fashion Look Cut and Finish Category was team
member Miriam Fairbrother who made the podium with bronze.
On Sunday 19 November, The Emma Hellier Team competed against barbers and stylists
from across the country to create a look whilst being judged by an expert panel. With a
record number of entries across the nine categories, this year’s Britain’s Best was bigger
and better than ever, making Nina and Miriam’s wins even more impressive.
NHF president Agnes Leonard said: “Britain’s Best is a highlight in the calendars of stylists
and barbers across the country. This year did not disappoint – the level of talent from
across the UK hotly contesting the top spot was outstanding, so Nina and Miriam should be
proud of their huge achievement.”
That night the Emma Hellier Team attended the National Hairdressers Federation Business
awards, as finalist for the Community Support award. The Salon was selected as 1 of 5
finalist due to their ongoing collaboration with local businesses and huge amount of
This all comes just 1 week before the Salon is again attending National awards for Amazon
Growing Business’ as finalist for UK Micro business of the year.