Get in the Competitive Spirit and Enter a Competition at ISSE (Choose Hair or Makeup)

Lauren Salapatek | January 12, 2017 | 1:56 PM

New this year at the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) Long Beach is its Makeup Competition! 2017's theme is “Fantasy,” showcased in two categories: Special Effects (SPX) and Airbrush. Competitors will be judged on theme, originality of design, use of colors, use of materials and techniques.

Deadline to register is Monday, January 23, 2017. For more information on judging, scoring and entering, visit here.

If makeup isn’t your forte, there’s also a competition for hair. The ISSE Hairstyling Competition is back in 2017 with three new themes: hair braiding - Coachella theme, Ladies Haircutting, and Night at the Club – LA Style.

Each competition has two categories – professional and student. Hair Braiding - Coachella Theme and Night at the Club - LA Style must be completed on a live model. Ladies Haircutting must be completed on a mannequin head.

Deadline to register is Monday, January 23, 2017. For more information, visit here.

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