Enter the 2015 Goldwell Haircolor Color Zoom Challenge to Become the Next International Trendsetter

Entry is now open for this year’s Goldwell Haircolor Color Zoom Challenge. The largest and most high profile color competition allows passionate colorists to leave their mark on the national and international stylist community, and walk away with the coveted title of Gold, Silver, or Bronze Global Creative Colorist, Global New Talent Colorist, or Global Partner Colorist. Winners will also join the Goldwell Haircolor Global Color Zoom Creative Team to create a forthcoming must-have Color Zoom collection.

Derrick Zeno, Gold Winner in the Global Partner Colorist division for Color Zoom 2013 and Goldwell North American Artistic Team member was the first U.S. contestant to take home the prize in this category. “Winning the ultimate Color Zoom title in my category was an absolute honor, and helped propel my career to new heights. In the years since, I’ve discovered my passion for helping other stylists hone their craft, traveling the world as an educator and mentor," Zeno says. In 2014, winners from around the world took home top honors—Tawain’s Hardy Tsai for Global Creative Colorist, Russia’s Lidia Malez for Gloabl New Talent Colorist, and Hong Kong’s Lok Chan for Global Partner Colorist.

If you’re ready to push your creativity to the next level, visit http://www.goldwell.us/color-zoom/challenge15/ to learn more and ignite your imagination. Immerse yourself in this year’s fashion forward Color Zoom color collection “Traditional Rebels,” a celebration of stunning color combinations and tribal influences to inspire your Color Zoom entry. Browse galleries of last year’s winning looks to see how the world’s best interpreted the fashion and trend theme and made it their own. Then, draw upon the complete Goldwell Haircolor product range, and submit your original color entry online (by uploading a photo) or via mail (by sending a high-resolution CD and your entry form).

John C. Simpson, Goldwell Artistic Team, Lead Artistic Director and Global Hair Color Master John Simpson says, “I love this year’s Traditional Rebels collection because it’s one of the hottest trends in fashion right now, re-imagined for hair. The idea is all about starting with traditional cultural references but reconstructing it in a whole new way to create something entirely novel and multi-dimensional.”

Submit your 2015 Color Zoom Challenge Entry to http://www.colorzoomchallenge.com/registration by Sunday, May 31st, 2015 for a chance to be this year’s newest rising star. All National Gold Award Winners will automatically be entered to complete in the international live competition in Las Vegas this October 2015.

About: Kao Salon Division is a business division of Kao USA Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.  Kao Salon Division is the manufacturer and marketer of professional hair color, texturizers, shampoos, conditioners, styling and finishing products sold under the Goldwell® brand. For more information, visit www.goldwell.com.

Image Credit: Randy Taylor Photography

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