A cut above: ABQ stylist wins national haircutting contest


Sport Clips stylist Melih Solano as part of the Sport Clips Haircuts The Look competitionArticle from the Albuquerque Journal by Pilar Martinez - Journal Staff Writer

On a Friday morning, Melih Solano stands behind a stylist chair at the Sport Clips location at Coronado Center in Albuquerque. She holds a section of her client’s hair between two of her fingers before cutting about an inch of hair off with a clipper.

It’s a process Solano will repeat with up to 20 clients in a day, and it’s a process that has helped honed her skills enough to take home the top prize at the Sport Clips nationwide The Look Competition in Nashville, Tennessee.

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