Sebastian What’s Next Semi-Finaslists

Beauty School National Semi-Finalists Naomi Catt & Audrey Colburn.

Audrey Colburn behind the scenes on the Sebastian What’s Next shoot at Beau Monde Academy working on her model (Alin Lopez Alvarez).

Two of our very own beauty school students Naomi Catt and Audrey Colburn have made the first cut of the Sebastian What’s Next Competition as Semi-FInalists. Now, they need YOUR vote to become Sebastian What’s Next National Finalists.


Naomi’s Entry

Audrey’s Entry


Naomi Catt’s Model Ashlyn Sherer Tim Vanbergen Photography


Each year, Sebastian comes out with a new hair collection to inspire beauty professionals, new stylists, and students. This years competition Twisted, focuses on curly hair created by nature or tool.


  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Assist at a Sebastian-sponsored editorial photo shoot
  • Stylist starter kit valued at over $1000

Stay tuned to see if these two ladies make it as Sebastian What’s Next National Finalists, announced January 18!!

 Beau Monde Academy is the only Portland beauty school selected as a Wella Signature School!

Beau Monde is strongly committed to preparing future beauty professional for a successful career. Partnering with Wella/Sebastian not only provides students with salon preferred hair care products and color line but also with on-going education, salon marketing tools, technology, and competition opportunities. Many of our students and staff who have competed in Wella & Sebastian competitions have traveled to Florida, Chicago, Las Vegas, Boston,  Houston, Los Angeles, New York & even MONACO!

Naomi doubling as a stylist and model for the Sebastian What’s Next Competition as educators Ms. Rachel Fleetwood (Makeup Artist) and Ms. Nonnie Gabbert (Hair Stylist) add their final touches before shooting.

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