The HBAs were established in 2014 for the purposes of recognizing excellence in hair, makeup, styling and photography. The voting board is comprised of past honorees, winners, professionals from the beauty industry; encompassing journalists, publicists and beauty experts.
Former Miss Dubai, Megan Pormer will serve as the 2021 Ambassador of the HBAs.
A health/beauty advocate and cancer activist, Pormer holds a PhD degree in Bio-Medical Engineering. Having graced the covers of Elle, Maxim, Harper’s Bazaar, Women’s Health and Cosmopolitan, she took home the Fashionista Award at the 2020 American Influencer Awards.