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It is a total look team and photography competition that includes color, cut, style, wardrobe and makeup.
Photo entry phase: Feb 1- April 30
Live Finale Show in New York City: June 25th
Photo Entry Phase: February 1 – April 30
Judging Phase: May 1 –May 15
People’s Choice Voting Phase: May 16 – June 24
New York Live Final Competition: June 25
Global Competition in Seville, Spain: October (Final Date TBC)
Photo entry phase is from February 1, 2017 – April 30, 2017
1.Color & Style
3.Styling & Cutting
Competitors must create a well-executed, inspirational and modern total look on a female or male 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.
Competitors can enter in multiple categories of their choice with the same or different model.
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 live competition.
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 twenty Finalists for each Competition Category. Each Finalist Team will be invited to attend and compete in the Live Competition in New York, NY on June 25, 2017 for the applicable Competition Category.
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.
Color & Style, Men's Image, and Young Talent Categories:
- Makeup and Wardrobe style (10%);
- Technical execution of the cut and style (see details of how hair cut & style are assessed below for the Styling & Cutting Category) (30%); and
- Technical execution of Color (see details of how color is assessed for the Color Category) (30%)
- Complete Look (30%)
- Color Placement (25%);
- Color Formula (25%);
- Technique (25%); and
- Complete Look (25%).
Styling & Cutting Category:
- Cutting Technique (25%);
- Color Placement (25%);
- Finished result (shine, texture, movement) (25%); and
- Complete Look (25%).
Real hair (non-synthetic) wefts and extensions are allowed, covering a maximum of 20% of the head. Full wigs are not allowed.
Sunday, June 25th, 2017
Cipriani Downtown – Wall Street
55 Wall St, New York, NY 10005
6:00PM - 10:00PM
- Cocktail reception
- 3-course dinner
- International and US Team artistic presentations
- Live awards ceremonies
Formal cocktail attire
We have a negotiated a special L'Oréal Professionnel room rate at the Andaz Hotel for guests attending the live final event, conveniently located down the street from Cipriani. Click here to book a room at the Andaz Hotel
Space is available on a first come/first serve basis.
Single Occupancy: $269
Double Occupancy: $269
Triple Occupancy: $299
Quadruple Occupancy: $329
+ tax 14.75% + $3.50 city occupancy charge
The official rules can be found here.
At least 18 years old.
Young Talent competitors must be 18-22 years old
In all categories except for Young Talent award competitors must be 23 years old or older.
Yes, and you must be employed by a Salon that is also located in the United States.
There must be a minimum of three people per team, maximum five. Each team must include all of the following professionals who work at the Salon: Colorist, haircutter, hairstylist, makeup artist, and wardrobe stylist (individuals may cover multiple roles).
Yes, but each team must submit in separate categories.
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.