LIVE LONDON FINAL

COMPETITION THEME

THEME

HAIR EXTENSIONS THAT LOOK LIKE NATURAL HAIR 

CRITERIA

Selected finalists will be judged on their ability to prepare, install, cut and style sew-in hair extensions based on the following criteria;

 

A. Skill + Technique:

The variety of skills and techniques used by the hair stylist

 

B. Creativity:  

How much creativity and imagination went into the overall look

 

C. Conduct + Professionalism:

How well the hair extension stylist performs under pressure

D. Overall look + Style:

How well the complete look is finished and executed

 

E. Model presentation:

How well the finished look suits the model

TIME ALLOWANCE

PRE- COMPETITION PREPARTION (60 minutes)

Time allocated for hairstylists to plait down and prepare model's natural hair for installation (Braid extensions can be used during this stage but must be provided by the hairstylist). Hair models make-up must be finished to a high standard and completed before the Pre-Preparation time begins. Models’ hair must be in its natural state on arrival and prepared onsite in front of the competition invigilators during the pre-competition preparation time.   

 

WORKING TIME - Long Hairstyle (90 minutes)

 

During this time, hairstylists should install (sew-in) wefts/frontal provided  and style hair on a live model to create a long look. Hairstylists must bring everything they need to complete a full install including styling tools, products and sewing equipment. Note: Sewing needles can be prepared beforehand and hair can be trimmed for styling purposes. 

 

FOLLOWED BY JUDGING TIME (15mins)

 

WORKING TIME - Short Hairstyle (45 minutes)

 

During this time hairstylists must cut and restyle the hair into a short style on the same live model. Hairstylists can cut the hair extensions as short as they like to create their second look. Hairstylists must bring everything they need to complete a full install including styling tools, products and scissors etc.

 

FOLLOWED BY JUDGING TIME (15mins)

EQUIPTMENT

EACH FINALIST WILL BE PROVIDED WITH:

- Lace frontal

- 3 x bundles of straight virgin hair

 

STYLISTS WILL NEED TO BRING:

 

- Hair model with hair in its natural state. Model must have a full face of make-up on 

- Tool kit (Must include everything stylists need to complete and style thier models. 

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