Shayd Skelton (pictured) was one of the striking models at the Whanganui Regional Hair Design Awards on Sunday.

The Whanganui Association of Registered Hairdressers welcomed competitors, models, and supporters to the racecourse in the weekend for an afternoon of competitions, including cuts, styles, and colours.

The competition is part of the 2016 Regional Hair Stylist of the Year awards.

More photos of the event can be seen in Tuesday's Chronicle.