Helmond, the Netherlands – JOICO UK has launched Color Talent, a new competition searching for the very best in hair colour creativity within the JOICO community. The inaugural competition celebrates creative vision, exceptional cutting and colour skills and the ability to create a sensational image. No professional photography is required, just a smartphone and incredible hairdressing ability!
This competition can be entered via Lacey’s Hair Supplies, Salon Concepts and Alan Howard. Open to all qualified hairdressers and hair colorists who use JOICO colour products in their business, the competition is set to be fierce.
Entrants are asked to create a magazine cover-worthy image using clothing, makeup and accessories to enhance their overall look and hair. Taken against a white background with no filters, entries are required to come complete with a before photo and video along with the completed entry form. They are also asked to provide a brief outline on the inspiration behind their look, the methods used to create the cut and colour (including details on colour choice, formulas and techniques) along with details on how they styled and finished the look, and of course which JOICO products were used. Three categories ensure this brand-new colour competition has something for everyone. The categories and criteria are as follows:
Short – a commercial look showing skilled cutting and beautiful colour on hair that is above the collar bone.
Long – a commercial look showing skilled cutting and beautiful colour on hair that is below the collar bone.
Creative – let your imagination run wild on any length of hair, demonstrating your skills and creativity with colour.
The competition will be judged virtually by a panel of industry leaders, with entries closing at midnight on June 30th 2022. Entrants have plenty of time to conceptualize and create a winning image with nothing more than skill, a smartphone and an idea. There’s an array of fantastic prizes to be won including the opportunity to work with the Marc Antoni Group of a photoshoot, a Colour Course at JOICO, a set of Wings Scissors and the chance to work alongside the Marc Antoni Group on the show which will be presented at the final. Winners are being announced at the first-ever Colour Talent Celebration Event to be held in September 2022. JOICO Ambassador for Europe, the UK and Ireland, Bruno Marc Giamattei commented; ‘JOICO Color Talent is an exciting competition set to celebrate incredible colourists from across the UK within the JOICO family. An opportunity for hairdressers to demonstrate skill, be creative and create an inspirational image. It’s fantastic to see the brand celebrate creativity in this way!’.
Full list of terms and conditions can be found alongside entry forms and guidelines for creating images on respective websites aforementioned. Good luck to all Color Talent Competition entrants!
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