Red Door Spas' National Creative Director, Zahir Ziani, Wins Prestigious "Fashion Forward" 2011 North American Hairstyling Award

Aug 02, 2011, 15:21 ET from Red Door Spas

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Door Spas' National Creative Director, Zahir Ziani, was awarded the 2011 North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) in the "Fashion Forward" category in a star-studded ceremony in Las Vegas. Each year, the North American Hairstyling Awards, the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America, celebrates the skill and professional salon artistry of today's leading stylists across several categories of excellence. NAHA is part of Professional Beauty Association Beauty Week, hosted annually by Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Zahir's exceptional creativity and refined technical skill in designing a series of futuristic, architecturally stunning hairstyles gave him the competitive edge to win the coveted award in the "Fashion Forward" category. With over 20 years of experience, Zahir is considered to be one of the top 50 most influential and sought after hair stylists in the world. His French-British technique has garnered a following from trendsetters such as Shakira, Gisele and more. As National Creative Director, Zahir directs Red Door Spas' advanced Style and Color education program and training of their talent nationwide.

"We are incredibly proud of Zahir Ziani and his honor at the 2011 North American Hairstyling Awards," said Todd Walter, CEO of Red Door Spa Holdings. "Red Door Spas continues to be a leader and trendsetter in the beauty industry, presenting the brightest and most talented group of experts and artists to its clients. Zahir's win further bolsters his reputation as a visionary star stylist."

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Red Door Spas

With its renowned beauty expertise based on the fundamental elements of day spa pioneer Elizabeth Arden, Red Door Spas operates 31 day and resort spas nationwide. Committed to enhancing the lives of its guests through beauty, harmony and well-being, and to providing pioneering techniques, quality treatments and advanced services, Red Door Spas will continue to expand, innovate and remain the leader in the day spa industry for years to come.

Red Door Spa Holdings

Red Door Spa Holdings is a privately-held company backed by North Castle Partners, a private-equity firm specializing in investments in the healthy living and aging sector. Red Door Spa Holdings owns and operates spas and licenses trademarks from the publicly-traded global prestige beauty products company, Elizabeth Arden Inc., and is a separate corporate entity.

Red Door Spa Holdings currently owns and operates 50 full-service salons and day spas across the United States. This includes 31 Red Door Spas in freestanding locations and upscale resort and hotel properties, 18 Chicago-based Mario Tricoci Hair Salons and Day Spas, and one prototype location of the newest division, Simply Face & Body, in Ramsey, NJ.

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