Using skill and creative techniques, the NAHA Texture category honors artists who push the boundaries of styling natural and non-natural textures, through a high-level of expertise, skill, and versatility when working diverse hair types.
New for 2021: Any material that is a headpiece, hair ornament or art worn on the head is allowed if it does not restrict viewing of the hair AND/OR is constructed out of natural or synthetic hair.
* Braids can be incorporated as an element to the style but cannot encompass the entire style
**Before images must be taken on the same day of service. If using a wig, before images may be taken on a mannequin head or on your model.
***Special Photographic Effects are allowed as long as they do not hinder the judges viewing of the hair