Goldwell Color Zoom's US Finalists

By Alison Alhamed | 10/15/2011 4:42:00 PM


... only one more day 'til these finalists find out if they're WINNERS in Goldwell's Color Zoom Finale Live Competition in South Beach, Florida! This year the United States received a record 244 entries in the three Color Zoom Challenge Categories: Creative Colorist, Partner Colorist and New Talent.

Here's a refresher on some of the looks submitted for this year's competition... AND, after the jump, check out the US FINALISTS who will be recreating their looks LIVE tomorrow, for a shot at taking home the gold!

They have been awarded a cash prize, a trip for themselves and their models to Color Zoom in Miami, and the opportunity to represent their country in the live, hands-on competition with the best in the stylist community. The Global Winners will then join Goldwell's Color Zoom Master Team in developing the 2013 collection.

Creative Colorist

Allan Ngo
Allan's Salon
Santa Clara, CA

New Talent Colorist

Kassandra Retos
Lewis' Full Service Salon
Pittsburgh, PA

Partner Colorist

Jesse Marcks
Hair Excellence
Sun Prairie, WI


Check out our blogs LIVE from the event!






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Alhamed

Alison Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

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