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The L'Oréal Colour Trophy 2016

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 09:58
Highlight from the 2015 Grand Final in London

 The highly anticipated 2016 L’Oréal Colour Trophy opens for entries on Monday 4th January. The competition will now reach out further through the UK with nine ‘Backstage Live’ regional heats that will get straight to the action.


Are you passionate about hair colour trends?

Do you think you have what it takes to compete against colourists from all over the UK?

Whether you are at the beginning of your career or an experienced colourist, whether your salon specialises in men’s, women’s or afro hair, the L'Oréal Colour Trophy Awards has a category to suit your skills. 

To enter is fast and simple, via the new website Click HERE to find the full entry briefing document and the simple steps you need to enter Check out the current winner and their amazing journey since the Grand Final in 2015.

Salons have 60 days to submit their photographic entries and entries close on Friday 26th February

Check out the categories! 

There are four categories you can enter: The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Award, L’Oréal Men’s Image Award, Mizani Afro Look Award and new for 2016 is The L’Oréal Colour Trophy Star Award this replaces the Young Colourist Award. It is open to colourists aged between 18 – 25 years and entrants will need to submit a photographic (not video) entry.

 Check out all the entry guidelines on the website to see which category is for you. Your salon may enter multiple categories of course, but just remember that you will need LIVE models for each of the categories 

What happens next? 

Once the photographic entries have all been submitted they will be judged by a panel of the hairdressing industry’s most iconic names in hairdressing. The successful salons in each category will be announced on line on the 4th March and will then go head to head at the one of the nine brand new Backstage Live Finals to be held across the UK from the 3rd April – 20th April. Successful salons from each of the Backstage Live Finals will then go onto compete at the Grand Final on the 13th June. 

To download a 2016 briefing document visit the dedicated Colour Trophy website:

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