Since its humble beginnings in 1989, NAHA finalists and industry elite have brought this iconic photographic beauty competition to new heights year after year. NAHA continues to recognize the beauty industry’s most talented artists and advance the careers of stylists around the world. Nothing makes us happier than meeting artists we REALLY want to root for… Good people who love the industry, value education and aren’t afraid to put in the hard work.

Eric Fisher, a world renowned hair stylist and industry innovator, shares his time between Eric Fisher Salons, Eric Fisher Academy and traveling with Aquage as a platform artist and educator. A master of his craft with a rare combination of artistic and business leadership, Fisher is known for his legendary service and wearable hair styles. He is a photographer and author of three motivational CD’s. 


What one word describes how you felt when you hit submit on your entry?




What advice would you give to someone wanting to enter competitions?

Show unrelenting effort and don’t get discouraged.


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Biggest worry about the night? Is it what to wear or acceptance speech?

Neither. My biggest worry is if there is going to be enough wine at my table.



Describe yourself in 5 words.

Empathetic. Creative. Driven. Loving. Thoughtful.



If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?

Sipping coffees and wine on a beach in Santorini.



Describe the creative journey of your NAHA shoot in emojis. 

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Real life advice to someone entering the world of cosmetology. 

Put your nose down. Work your ass off. Always do more than you get paid for. Be nice and kind and say thank you, a lot.

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I knew i was a Hair Nerd when…

I would be on vacation and still doing hair.