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Got What it Takes? 2018 Sebastian What's Next Awards Entries are Officially Open!

Sunday, 20 August 2017 20:26

Sebastian Professional’s What's Next Awards (WNA) is the premiere hair styling competition for Student and Professional talent who dare to take their creativity to the next level! This competition allows those working in the industry to express their talent through a one-of-a-kind hairstyling competition.

Each year, Sebastian releases a hair collection to inspire contestants. This year, that collection is TWISTED. Enter your most innovative inspired look by December 15, 2017!

Sebastian was born from a vision of beauty without boundaries. They pride themselves for thinking outside the lines of our craft, and follow their artistic ambition to the edge, creating new possibilities for self-expression through competition. The annual What’s Next Awards is your chance to shape the next evolution of creative vision within and beyond our industry.

From August 15th to December 15th 2017, Sebastian invites stylists to upload a picture of their most “Twisted” inspired look, into one of three categories; Student, Professional or Affiliated Artist and become WHAT’S NEXT!

To enter it’s as easy as 1-2-3: get inspired, create your look and upload a photo of your inspiration here:

Today is the day to push boundaries. To create the unimaginable. To become what’s next in the world of hairstyling. Restructure, redefine, and recreate the pace of style!

Here's the What’s Next Awards prizes!

Professional Category
– 2,000 cash prize
– Editorial Photo shoot
– Assist backstage @ NYFW

Affiliated Artist Category
– 1,500 cash prize
– Editorial Photo shoot
– Day of mentorship with a Sebastian Professional Top Artist

Student Category
– $1,000 cash prize
– Assist at Photo shoot
– Starter Kit valued at $1,000

For more information on this year’s collection and how to enter visit

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