Challenge 1: Show us your best glossy, glamorous styles!

Open to ALL STYLISTS from September 12 to October 3.

Ramping up for the holidays yet? Upload your holiday styles with glossy, healthy hair to — the look can be glam waves, chic updos, hairpiece-adorned creations or anything you can dream up and create that is holiday ready!

Looking for some inspiration? Our special occasion Artist Connective and contest judges have endless inspo on their Instagram pages!

Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. CST on October 3. MODERN SALON editors will choose the top 10 semifinalists from challenge one entries.



Challenge 2: Top 10 semifinalists

October 5 to October 12

Semifinalists will be asked to create their best style on holiday-party-prepped hair by 11:59 p.m. CST on October 12. Entries will be judged by the MODERN SALON Artist Connective.

The top 10 semifinalists will receive a gift box full of products and tools from Slay Belles sponsors!



Challenge 3: Top 5 finalists

October 22 to October 29

The five finalists will have an AMAZING challenge box shipped to them with the products and tools they’ll need to complete their final challenge.

Using at least two products from the challenge box, finalists must create their New Year’s Eve, little-black-dress appropriate submission. Entries are due by 11:59 p.m. CST on October 29.

PUBLIC VOTING OPEN: October 30 to November 5

On October 30, public voting opens for the final five contestants! Vote for your favorite looks by 11:59 p.m. CST on November 5. Our grand-prize winner will be announced November 7!



One Last Thing: Slay Belles Giveaway

Open October 5-November 6

Missed out on the first round of the Slay Belles contest? Didn’t make it into our top 10? You can still win! Enter the Slay Belles Giveaway October 5 through November 6 for the chance to win a gift box of products and tools from our sponsors.

Four lucky winners of this sweepstakes will win products ranging from hair accessories, tools, or stylers, valued at a minimum of $100 per prize.


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