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It is a total look team and photo competition that includes color, cut, style, wardrobe and makeup.
PHOTO ENTRY PHASE: AUGUST 15 - OCTOBER 15, 2020
USA GRAND FINAL: FEBRUARY 7 2021
PHOTO ENTRY PHASE; AUG 15 - OCT 15, 2020
PHOTO JUDGING PHASE: OCT 19 – OCT 23, 2020
GRAND FINALISTS REVEALED: NOV 2, 2020
PEOPLE’S CHOICE VOTING PHASE: NOV 9 – JAN 31, 2021
USA GRAND FINAL: FEB 7 2021
5 AWARD CATEGORIES, 7 CHANCES TO WIN!
1. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, EDITORIAL
2. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, NEW TALENT
3. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, CUTTING
4. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, FUTURE TREND
5. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, TEXTURE
6. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY, PEOPLE’S CHOICE WILL BE CHOSEN FROM ALL 25 GRAND FINALISTS
7. COLOR & STYLE TROPHY OVERALL WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN FROM THE 5 CATEGORY WINNERS
COMPETITORS MUST CREATE A WELL-EXECUTED, INSPIRATIONAL AND MODERN TOTAL FEMALE LOOK ON A MODEL- COLOR, CUT AND FINISH WILL BE EVALUATED IN EACH AWARD CATEGORY.
There are no restrictions or themes to follow.
During the Photo Entry Phase one representative from the Salon (who has permission from the Salon to enter) must visit www.colorstyletrophy.com and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form, including information about your Salon, and the names and email addresses, and functional role (Colorist, Hairstylist, Haircutter, Make-up Artist, Wardrobe Stylist) of each Team member. ALL INDEPENDENT HAIRDRESSERS WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE, SIMPLY FILL OUT THE FORM ON THE SITE WITH YOUR SPECIFIC DETAILS.
There is no entry fee for Color & Style Trophy. It is free to enter any competition category
No, you do not have to use the same model. As finalists, competitor teams are required to recreate the exact digital look for the grand finals.
All image files must be in .jpg or .png format
You will receive an e-mail confirmation once your entry has been successfully submitted.
A PANEL OF JUDGES DETERMINED BY L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL WILL SELECT UP TO FIVE FINALISTS FOR EACH COMPETITION CATEGORY. EACH FINALIST TEAM WILL BE INVITED TO COMPETE IN THE GRAND FINAL.
People’s Choice Award nominees are the color & style award finalists.
After the finalists are selected, submissions of all selected Finalists will be posted on a gallery for public voting at www.colorstyletrophy.com. Any individual will be invited to vote for the Submission they believe has the most public appeal. Each person may vote one time during the Voting Phase.
TECHNICAL EXECUTION AND RESULT OF THE COLOR, INCLUDING ASSESSMENT OF COLOR PLACEMENT, TECHNIQUE USED, OVERALL EFFECT ACHIEVED, AND FORMULA USED (60%); AND
TECHNICAL EXECUTION OF THE HAIRCUT AND HAIRSTYLE REPRESENTS IN LINE WITH THE SELECTED CATEGORY AND COMPLETE LOOK (INCLUDING MAKE-UP AND WARDROBE) (40%)
REAL HAIR (NON-SYNTHETIC) WEFTS AND EXTENSIONS ARE ALLOWED, up to a maximum of 20%. FULL WIGS ARE NOT ALLOWED
FEBRUARY 7TH 2021, EXACT LOCATION AND FORMAT STILL TBD.
A detailed itinerary will be provided to each attendee prior to the event
The official rules can be found here.
At least 18 years old.
YES, YOU MUST BE A WORKING PROFESSIONAL HAIRDRESSER IN THE UNITED STATES EMPLOYED BY A SALON OR WORKING AS AN INDEPENDENT HAIRDRESSER. IF EMPLOYED BY SALON, MUST HAVE OWNER PERMISSION TO REPRESENT THE SALON.
HAIR TEAMS CAN INCLUDE FROM 1 TO 2 MEMBERS. EITHER 1 PERSON WHO EXECUTES THE COLOR, CUT AND STYLE OR A TEAM CAN BE 2 MEMBERS, ONE WHO COLORS AND ONE OF CUTS/STYLES.
YES, BUT AN INDIVIDUAL CAN ONLY ENTER ONCE, NO MATTER WHAT YOUR ROLL.
Yes, if not affiliated with any commission salon, booth renter and or salon suites.
Employees of L’Oreal Professionnel, USA Headquarters.
Employees of L’Oreal Professionnel USA Field Team – Division Brand Managers, and Education Development.
Co-opt employees of L’Oreal Professionnel and Salon Centric – Prestige Educators.
Commission salons, booth renter and salon suites, (referred to as a "Salon" within Official rules) may create one or multiple "Teams" within the same address of employment.