Art of Business Presents The Limelight

Art of Business presents...

The Limelight: Create, Inspire, Educate, Compete

A competitive event showcasing the artistry and excellence of hair stylists.

Live Event is Monday, August 20th, 2018

Second Annual Limelight Category:

Creative Cutting

What is the Limelight Event?

We know we have a community of passionate, artistic hair designers. We want to showcase and acknowledge their creativity while creating an educational and inspirational atmosphere.

How it Works

12 selected finalists will simultaneously have 90 minutes to perform a creative cut amongst a live audience. At the start of the event, each stylist will have a "mystery box" that contains 12-15 styling products from one of our participating brands. The stylist must use the products in their mystery box to finish and style their creative cut. A panel of judges will announce 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. The panel of judges will not know who created each look. The winners are chosen solely off of their finished result.

  • 12 Finalists
  • 90 Minutes
  • 12 Mystery Products
  • 1 Live Event!

Want to be in the limelight?

Calling all craft hairdressers!
Photo submissions to qualify for the live event are accepted until June 30th.

From May 1st-June 30th, we are accepting photo submissions to enter this years limelight event category of CREATIVE CUTTING. 12 finalists are chosen from the photo submission to compete in The Limelight Event on August 20th.

Limelight Rules and Regs:

  1. Participant can only enter 1 creative cut and up to 3 images of the same cut.
  2. Each limelight finalist must provide their own model, tools and accessories.
  3. Each limelight finalist must be available for the Limelight Event August, 20th from 9:00am-5:00pm.
  4. Each limelight finalist can only use one model and create one final look.
  5. Each limelight finalist must use and can only use the products that are in their mystery box to finish their creative cut style.
  6. Each finalist will have 90 minutes. If their look is incomplete at the duration of 90 minutes, they are disqualified.
  7. Each limelight finalist will be assigned an educator to help identify the products in their mystery box. They will also help assist because each stylist cannot bring an assistant.

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