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Fantasy Competition

This event is open and is available to industry professionals of all levels of experience.  The inaugural theme is

Fairytales – “Villains or Vixens”.


In this competition there are no limits to what you can achieve, we are looking for the most creative Avante guard hair and makeup looks, so let your imagination run wild! To help you achieve this the use of alternate materials is permitted should your design require them, this includes but is not limited to Horns, Prosthetics, contact lenses, False nails, Flowers, Glitter, gems, etc.… Successful entrants will be judged on hair, makeup and the completed look as a whole.  Applicants can be individuals or a team of no more than 2 people. 

Judging is based upon the following categories:

•    Originality
•    Concept
•    Makeup application
•    Hair/wig design and execution

The competition is at The All Beauty Pros Insider Beauty Show & Experience at Luxe, in Charlotte, NC on on Thursday June 25th, 2020.  (Time and Schedule TBD). All participants and their models must be present from start of competition through the awards presentation.

Prizes will be allocated to the winner and a runner up in Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Categories.

Prizes include:

Beginner Winner:

$100 Cash Prize & $250 product goodie bag, ABP Trophy
Runner up:

$100 & $250 product goodie bag, ABP Trophy 

Intermediate Winner:

$250 Cash Prize & $500 product goodie bag, ABP Trophy
Runner up:

$100 & product goodie bag valued at over $250, ABP Trophy

Advanced Winner:

$500 Cash Prize & $1000 product goodie bag, ABP Trophy
Runner up:

$100 & $250 product goodie bag, ABP Trophy


$250 Cash Prize.  This winner is selected by attendees of the event, not by our judges and is all inclusive to all competition levels.

All applicants will be notified of scheduling and updates as we get closer to the event via email.  On the day of the show applicants will to report to the registration desk at the designated time (TBD) their model, costuming, makeup/hair kits and any other items needed to complete their design. ABP does not provide products required for this event.

Each applicants must have their Fairytale character approved as to avoid duplicates within the same participation level.  Approvals will given on a first come basis.  Once characters have been selected and approved they will be listed HERE within 24 hours of approval.

Professional Images will be taken throughout every phase of the competition from the start of work to awards.  All competitors will receive copies of the professional images post event.

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