COLOR ZOOM CHALLENGE ’17

Take the challenge. Give yourself and your career a boost. This is your lifetime experience.

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE STARTS NOW

YOU´RE GIFTED: YOU´RE CREATIVE.
This is YOUR platform to shine and get recognized.
The Color Zoom Challenge is one of the biggest Live-Competitions for hairstylists
in the hairdesser scene.


Show your interpretation of the current INFLUX Collection.
Amaze people with your creativity and skills. Take the chance to profile yourself.


Your life will become en endless whirlwind of excitement - from taking part in the challenge,
to being announced as Global Winner and becoming part of the Color Zoom Creative Team
that develops the next Color Zoom Collection. 

BE PART OF AN EXCITING CHALLENGE

EARN THE RECOGNITION YOU DESERVE

Take the challenge in your country by competing with the other national contestants. Each country will then announce three National Winners in each category:

Gold, Silver and Bronze.

All the National Gold Award Winners automatically qualify for the final and have the chance to become a Global Winner.

NATIONAL WINNER – NATIONAL PROSPECTS

• Raise your profile and take your career to the next level
• Get promoted by press and social media and let them celebrate your creativity
• The Gold Award Winners will represent their countries during the Live Final at the Global Zoom Event

GLOBAL WINNER – GLOBAL FAME

• Enjoy fame, plus a career and image boost, as an international top stylist
• Get publicity in the national and global press and in a social media campaign
• Be part of the Color Zoom Creative Team and create the next collection

Categories



CHOOSE YOUR CATEGORY

GLOBAL NEW TALENT

Junior Stylist with less than 5 years of experience (excluding the apprenticeship)
by the date of submission

 

GLOBAL CREATIVE ARTIST

Stylist with more than 5 years of experience (excluding the apprenticeship)
by the date of submission

 

GLOBAL PARTNER COLORIST

Stylists who are currently working or have been working with Goldwell as freelancer,
trainer or active representative since the last two years by the date of Submission

THE JUDGING CRITERIA

THE JURY

Members of the national and the international juries consist of independent hairdressers, trade press, journalists and fashion experts from the hair and beauty industry. Here’s what they expect from you.

40% SCORE FOR TREND INTERPRETATION

You know how to translate a fashion trend into a hairstyle? Show your creativity and create your own IN•FLUX style without copying the collection.
Be familiar with the current IN•FLUX Collection, know the fashion trend background and interpret it in YOUR own style.
A style that represents the underlying trend AND showcases your personality.
Be creative, be original and put your signature on the trend.

 

40% SCORE FOR TECHNICAL EXECUTION

Each Color Zoom Collection Comes with a Color, Cut and Styling concept which is related to the Fashion trend.
Use the techniques in an innovative and individual way. Your perfect technical execution is a look with optimally balanced color, cut and Styling.

 

20% SCORE FOR TOTAL LOOK

You´ve interpreted the trend and used the collection techniques. Now it´s all about the total look - the overall appearance of hair,
makeup and fashion, as well as the professionalism and aesthetics of the model and photography.

 

Be aware of these judging criteria and maximize YOUR SCORE.

THE RULES



REGARD THE RULES.
MAXIMIZE YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME
THE NEXT TREND SETTER.

1
Color creations have to be created with Goldwell products only,
e.g. Topchic, Colorance, Elumen and/or Nectaya.
In all categories hair can be lightened and bleached with Goldwell products,
e.g. Topchic HiBlondes Control, SilkLift and Oxycur Platin.

2
At the international live contest you will have to color, cut and style a model
to recreate the look on your entry photographic.

3
You will be judged on your photographic entry.

4
No extensions, hairpieces or wigs are allowed.

5
The hairstyle and color must be in focus and easy to identify on the photo.

6
No full body Pictures, show maximum up to chest.

7
No black or white photos. No Polaroids.

8
If you want to retouch your photo please consider the following: Retouching minor skin or hair imperfections is certainly
standard practice and allowed. Extreme retouching work to skin or hair will be taken into account by the judges
and your score will reflect this. Don´t forget that your live result has to look the same as your entry photo.
Excessively photoshopped pictures are very difficult to recreate in a live setting. You will be scored accordingly.

9
More than one employee per salon can enter, but only one technique/one photo entry per person is permitted.

10
Male or female models, minimum age: 18.

THE TIMELINE



Your countdown to the
experience of a lifetime.

Australian Color Zoom entry dates and details COMING SOON.

THE BRIEFING KIT

Now it's your turn

What are you waiting for? Get your Briefing Kit and be part of the excitement.
Please read our terms and conditions.

COMING SOON

ENTRY

Take the challenge. You can only win. Give yourself and your career a boost. This is your lifetime experience. THE SPOTLIGHT IS ON YOU. LET YOUR JOURNEY BEGIN.
Entries close May, 31st 2017

ENTER HERE

The Global Winners '16

WINNERS