Sebastian Professional Re-Launches What’s Next Awards

September 14, 2012 | 1:17 PM

Sebastian Professional’s “What’s Next” Awards calls on stylists to explore hair’s possibilities in a  hairstyling competition for new and established talent who dare to create “what’s next.”

The competition is re-launching September 2012 at the New York City stop on Sebastian’s “What’s Next” Tour and is now located on Sebastian’s Facebook page for easier entry and access.  It includes a new student category to support emerging stylists.  This year, the competition will focus on multi-dimensional shine in celebration of Sebastian’s newly amplified Flaunt collection, launched in August 2012.

Who can enter:
·         Professional stylists who are licensed cosmetologists
·         Aspiring and newly minted stylists who are either enrolled in an accredited cosmetology program   or recent graduates

How to enter:
·         Sebastian’s Facebook page,!/SebastianPro

Grand Prizes:
Professional Category:
·         Round-trip airfare to New York City
·         Two nights stay at hotel in NYC
·         The opportunity to style backstage at New York Fashion Week with the Sebastian Design Team
·         Styling a Sebastian-sponsored editorial photo shoot with a leading salon publication

New Talent/Student Category:
·         Styling a Sebastian-sponsored editorial photo shoot with a leading salon publication
·         One-year mentorship from a Sebastian Design Team member
·         Coaching and entry sponsorship into the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) competition for 2014
·         Travel and accommodations to NAHA venue if selected as a NAHA finalist

·         ENTRIES BEGIN: September 1, 2012
·         ENTRY DEADLINE: February 1, 2013
·         FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: March 15, 2013
·         FINAL COMPETITION (LIVE IN LA): April 28, 2013

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