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It’s all about raw talent, baby. Who needs a studio, Photoshop and filters when you’re killing it behind the chair every day? The Hot Shot competition celebrates the real hair you’re doing behind the chair.

ENTRY PERIOD CLOSED
1/10/22 – 3/21/22

HAIR COLOR

Platinum

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Balayage

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(Judges will choose 25 Warm & 25 Cool Balayage finalists.)


Blondes NEW

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Brunettes NEW

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Reds

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Creative Color

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Unconventional Color

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Placement NEW

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Color Transformation

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CUTTING

Bob/Lob

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Shag / Mullet NEW

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Overall Haircut

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Fade

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Men’s

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STYLING

Intricate Braids & Twists NEW

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Special Event Styling

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Heat Styling NEW

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OVERALL

Natural Texture

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Extensions

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(Must be a side-by-side photo showing the before and after, with the client’s face visible.)


Nails

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Editorial Makeup NEW

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Special Effects Makeup NEW

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Student

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(Must be a student in cosmetology school or an apprentice when the shot was created.)


Salon Decor

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(Post 3-10 per carousel and judges will choose favorite 3.)


Suite Decor

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(Post 3-10 per carousel and judges will choose favorite 3.)


Collaboration

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(1 artist for color, 1 artist for cut & style)


Overall Transformation

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(Must be a side-by-side photo showing the before and after, with the client’s face visible.)


Funny Video NEW

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EDUCATION

Educational Post

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Cut Video

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Color Video

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Styling Video

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