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NO, FOR 2020 WE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING ANY POSTAL ENTRIES. ALL ENTRIES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE.

THIS IS UP TO YOU. WE CAN ACCEPT A HEAD OR FULL LENGTH SHOT, BUT REMEMBER, THIS IS A HAIR COMPETITION SO THE HAIR NEEDS TO BE AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT YOU SUBMIT.

ONLY ONE TEAM FROM THE SAME SALON CAN ENTER A CATEGORY I.E. A SALON CANNOT HAVE TWO OR MORE COMPETING TEAMS IN THE SAME CATEGORY. THE SAME SALON CAN ENTER ONE TEAM IN EACH OF THE 3 DISTINCT ROI CATEGORIES (MEANING A MAXIMUM OF 3 TEAMS CAN BE ENTERED BY THE SAME SALON ACROSS THE 3 CATEGORIES).

PLEASE REFER TO EACH AWARD BRIEF FOUND IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THE COMPETITION AND TO ATTEND ANY OF THE LIVE EVENTS, YOU MUST BE 16 YEARS OR OLDER.
IN ORDER TO ENTER THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD YOU MUST BE AGED 16-25 ON THE CLOSING DATE OF ENTRY WHICH IS MONDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2020.

YES, YOU CAN ACROSS ALL CATEGORIES, AS LONG AS THE EXTENSIONS ARE COLOURED USING L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL COLOUR AND THE EXTENSIONS MAKE UP NO MORE THAN 20% OF THE OVERALL HAIR.

NO, THIS IS NOT NECESSARY. YOU JUST NEED A PHOTOGENIC MODEL WHO YOU BELIEVE CAN BEST REPRESENT YOUR LOOK ACCORDING TO THE 2020 BRIEF.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IF YOUR SALON MAKES IT THROUGH TO THE LIVE FINAL, YOUR MODEL SHOULD BE CONFIDENT, ‘OWN’ THE LOOK YOU HAVE CREATED ON THEM AND WALK CONVINCINGLY DOWN THE CATWALK IN FRONT OF THE ASSEMBLED AUDIENCE.

APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO ENTER WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF THEIR MODEL FOLLOWING THE CATEGORY BRIEF. THE CATEGORY BRIEF CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS IS SUBMITTED BY BUILDING AN ONLINE PROFILE AND COMPLETING THE ENTRY FORM.
FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD, ENTRANTS WILL ADDITIONALLY NEED TO SUBMIT A ‘BEFORE’ PHOTO OF THEIR MODEL PRIOR TO ANY COLOUR WORK PERFORMED ON THE MODEL’S HAIR. THE ‘BEFORE’ PHOTO SHOULD BE A SIDE OR FRONT SHOT ONLY.
THOSE PARTICIPATING IN THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD MUST ALSO VERIFY THEIR STUDENT STATUS ALONGSIDE THEIR APPLICATION.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ARE VERY STRICT SO FOR ALL PHOTOS SUBMITTED, THEY MUST BE IN COLOUR AND BE IN A PNG, .JPG, .GIF; FORMAT WITH AN ASPECT RATIO OF 1:1.41 AND A MINIMUM RESOLUTION OF 1080 PIXELS IN HEIGHT. THE IMAGE MUST BE NO MORE THAN 1 YEAR OLD AT THE DATE OF ENTRY.

FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY, L’ORÉAL MENS IMAGE AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR PLEASE SEE BELOW;
IF THE STYLIST IS UNABLE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM THE COLOURIST CAN CONTINUE ON THEIR OWN AND CANNOT INCLUDE A NEW STYLIST IN THE TEAM.
IF THE COLOURIST CANNOT CONTINUE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM THEN THE TEAM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
IF AN INDIVIDUAL ENTERS IN A DUAL ROLE AS BOTH STYLIST AND COLOURIST AND IS UNABLE TO BE A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM, THEN THE TEAM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
THE MODEL IS ALLOWED TO CHANGE BETWEEN THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ENTRY STAGE AND THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL STAGE. HOWEVER, THE MODEL FROM THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINAL MUST REMAIN FOR THE GRAND FINAL.
THE ROLE OF MAKE-UP ARTIST IS ABLE TO CHANGE THROUGHOUT THE COMPETITION.
AS THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD IS SIMPLY A PHOTOGRAPHIC ENTRY COMPETITION THIS DOES NOT APPLY.

Live Final

A MAXIMUM OF 24 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AWARD
A MAXIMUM OF 24 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL MEN’S IMAGE AWARD
A MAXIMUM OF 15 TEAMS FOR THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD

NO, IT CAN BE A DIFFERENT MODEL. THE MODEL, CLOTHES, MAKE-UP, MAKE-UP ARTIST AND HAIRSTYLE MAY CHANGE BETWEEN THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ENTRY STAGE AND THE LIVE FINAL STAGE.

THE WEBSITE WILL ANNOUNCE THE FINALISTS FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES AT 3PM ON FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2020; L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY AWARD, L’ORÉAL MENS IMAGE AWARD, AND L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY STAR AWARD.
ADDITIONALLY, THE WEBSITE WILL ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF THE L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY COLLEGE AWARD AT 3PM ON FRIDAY 13TH MARCH 2020.

TICKETS FOR THE LIVE FINALS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE VIA THE BUY TICKETS PAGE.

PLEASE VISIT OUR TIMELINE FOR THIS INFORMATION.

MAKE-UP ARTISTS ARE NO LONGER A PART OF THE COMPETING TEAM IN 2020. ALL MAKE-UP NEEDS TO BE DONE PRIOR TO THE COMPETITION COMMENCING AND ANY TOUCH-UPS ARE TO BE DONE BY THE STYLIST.

No, competitors will now compete and celebrate on the same day (23rd March 2020). The competition will take place at Styne House and celebrate at the awards evening at the Mansion House.

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