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 IN•FLUX 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.
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
Junior Stylist with less than 5 years of experience (including the apprenticeship)
by the date of submission
Stylist with more than 5 years of experience (including the apprenticeship)
by the date of submission
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
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.
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.
At the international live contest you will have to color, cut and style a model
to recreate the look on your entry photographic.
You will be judged on your photographic entry.
No extensions, hairpieces or wigs are allowed.
The hairstyle and color must be in focus and easy to identify on the photo.
No full body Pictures, show maximum up to chest.
No black or white photos. No Polaroids.
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.
More than one employee per salon can enter, but only one technique/one photo entry per person is permitted.
Male or female models, minimum age: 18.
We know your hairstyle will be great!
But the jury will judge your work only by the entry material.
So make sure you know the participation form.
Maximum one beauty photo in JPG file Format conforming to international press Standards
(A4 = 210 x 297 mm) and an image on CD with 300 dpi resolution. No polaroids.
Send your completed and signed enty form with the following information back to us:
• Category you are participating in.
• Base shade level of your model.
• Detailed description of your color technique, the placement of the Color
and the Goldwell products used.
If you have any questions please contact your Goldwell sales consultant..
• Check out the current collection
• Interpret the current trend
• Choose a model & the styling
• Put your creation in the Spotlight at a photo shoot
• Deadline to enter your complete material:
May 31, 2017
• Announcement of the national winners:
• Live Contest at the Global Zoom Event in Barcelona:
October 8, 2017
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.
The Global Winners '16