HJ's Extensions Competition

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HJ's EXTENSIONS COMPETITION 2024


Terms & Conditions

It is totally free to enter HJ's Extensions Competition, simply fill out the form provided. Once entries have closed a strict, anonymous judging process will take place online. Entrants will be notified via email by the end of September whether they have advanced to the final stage of the competition. If selected, all finalists will receive complimentary tickets to Salon International 2024 for themselves and their model. They will be asked to present their completed and styled entry look live at Salon International, and the winners will be announced on the HJ stage on Sunday 13 October.  

 

HJ’s Extension Specialist of the Year Commercial Look - 35 minutes

For stylists who create commercial looks that solve hair challenges for everyday clients with an extension service – creativity to demonstrate looks that address specific hair challenges, to ensure the client not only looks great but feels confident.

To enter you need to submit three images: a before shot, an application shot and a beautiful finished look image using extensions

• Only one entry per person. You can enter both competitions, creative and commercial, BUT if chosen you can only become a finalist in one.
 

HJ’s Extension Specialist of the Year Creative Look - 35 minutes

For stylists who create looks where colour and styling show no boundaries with an extension service. Break the norm - showcase innovative creations with a creative flair. Push the limits of conventional extension techniques to show unique and artistic looks.

To enter you need to submit three images: a before shot, an application shot and a beautiful finished look image using extensions.

• Only one entry per person. You can enter both competitions, creative and commercial, BUT if chosen you can only become a finalist in one.
• Hair can be commercial, but judges will also be looking at creativity and originality so you are encouraged to push the boundaries of extension work.

Prize

Winners will win a trip for 2 people to Rome, as a group tour of the Great Lengths production facility. The trip to Rome includes; 2 nights accommodation (shared basis hotel room), celebratory dinner and transfers to / from the factory*.

Plus a £200 cash prize (which can be used however you wish, as spending money or towards your flights!).

*Flights are not included. 

 

General Rules


• The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 30 August 2024

• The competition is FREE to enter. Simply fill out the entry form with your three photo submissions of ONE extensions look (before, during application, after).

 • The images can be in colour or black and white and do not have to be shot professionally, but the hair must be fully visible and in focus.

• The model on the day does not need to be the same model as the uploaded image but the finished look must be the same or very close to the one submitted.

• The images you upload must be between 2MB and 5MB in size.

• Judging will take place prior to Salon International 2024 and finalists will be invited to give a 5 minute presentation on their look on Sunday 13 October.

• Make sure your model is ready before arriving at Salon International on Sunday 13 October 2024 at ExCeL London.

• All models must have their hair, clothes and shoes styled and make-up applied before the start of the presentation.

• Models must be aged 16 or over. Models under the age of 18 must complete and sign a consent form. If you require a consent form please email [email protected]

• The organisers reserve the right to refuse or cancel an entry, or cancel a category without disclosure of the reason.

• The winners will be announced live on the HJ Stage at Salon International on Sunday 13 October 2024.

• Photographs will be taken throughout the day for use in Hairdressers Journal International, on Hairdressers Journal and Salon International websites and social media accounts, other associated media titles and future competition promotional material. Please ensure that models are aware of and consent to their images being shown.

PHOTO ENTRY EXAMPLE:

One entry per person

The images must be between 2MB and 5MB in size

Deadline: 30 August 2024

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