Horacio de Lorea, the Andis Fabulous Fades Competition winner from America's Beauty Show.
Horacio de Lorea, the Andis Fabulous Fades Competition winner from America's Beauty Show.

Barbers, cosmetologists and students are invited to display their talents and clipper-cutting techniques in the Fantastic Fades and Designs & Patterns Competitions, sponsored by Andis Company at the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event on Sunday, June 4.

Run in partnership with the Professional Beauty Association, the two competitions will feature professionals from across the country who will showcase their creativity and attention to detail by creating classic or cutting-edge looks on a live male model using Andis cutting tools.

“We are excited to partner with Premiere Orlando and the PBA to highlight the clipper-cutting skills of talented men’s grooming specialists through these competitions,” says Karen Formico, Vice President of Marketing for Andis. “New this year is the Patterns & Designs Competition where contestants will truly be able to unleash their originality and creativity.”

For each competition, contestants will have 45 minutes to complete their finished looks, and are required to remove at least ½ inch of hair. Final judging criteria will include technique, originality, style, and tool usage.

Each of the winners of the Fantastic Fades and Designs & Patterns competitions will receive $400, while the second and third place finishers will receive $300 and $200, respectively. All entrants will take home the Andis tools package, valued at over $150, they received for the competition.

Cost for registration is $120, and registered competitors will receive a complimentary three-day show pass to Premiere Orlando while participating models will receive a complimentary one-day pass. For more information about the competitions, or to register, click here.

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Originally posted on Modern Salon