Monday, 26th October (Madrid) – The young stylist María Montes, from the Manuel Mon salon, has been awarded with the “Newcomer of the Year 2015”, intended for the professionals under 28 years old. XANA is the name of the winning collection, a vanguards proposal inspired in the asturian mythology. This is a new award for the Manuel Mon firm, whose director won in the last edition the vanguard collection award and has been twice finalist in the Spanish Hairdresser of the Year category. The jury was comprised of five international talents in the global hairdressing community – Trevor Sorbie, Tony Rizzo, María Yus, Filippo Sepe and Sergi Bancells. The Spanish Hairdressing Awards, given annually by the Fígaro Club and in their sixth edition this year, have become in the most successful Spanish hairdressing call, a contest that, year by year, gets over its own participation records and gathers the creative hairdressers most prestigious of the country.