A KIDDERMINSTER hairdressers has earned six nominations in the finals of a competition.

Elizabeth and Giovanni's staff are contenders in a range of categories in the National Hair Federation Central England 2014 Awards.

Its nominees are Clare Hatherill for student of the year, Leoni Coles for college lecturer, Emily Perri, for colourist and Elizabeth and Giovanni's in the salon of the year category.

Jodie Chilman of Be Beautiful has two nominations, for beautician of the year and nail technician of the year.

Winners will be announced on Monday, May 19 at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham.

Clare Fuszard has also got through as a regional finalist in the awards for men`s image. Her heat will be be held at Cheltenham Race Course on Sunday, April 13, with the final being held in London.