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Newport Salon Names OC's Best Hairstylist

Hairstylist Morgan Higgins wins a $1,500 cash prize after competing in a live hair show in Costa Mesa.

Newport Salon Names OC's Best Hairstylist

Five local hairstylists recently put their skills to the test at a live hair show hosted by Cristophe Salon Newport Beach to compete for the title of Orange County's Best Hairstylist.

After the live hair cutting and styling competition, Morgan Higgins of San Clemente's Salon Bleu, was named the winner. Hundreds of people attended the live hair show on Thursday, May 2 at Costa Mesa's Sutra Nightclub. Higgins was awarded $1,500 and other prizes. The first runner-up, Christina Sanchez of Christina Sanchez Hair Design, received $500 cash and the second runner-up, Rene Antonio of Salon Gregorie's, received $250 cash.  

Annie Gill of the Beauty Mark and Jimmy Salazar of Cristophe Salon also competed in the show. The judges’ panel included Holly Clinard, style editor of Locale Magazine, Laurent D., celebrity stylist and founder of Prive´ and Cristophe Salon's owner, Scott Fontana.

At the event, the charity Yachts for Tots, which works to give at-risk youth the chance to participate in outdoor activities, raised $800 in donations.


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