Scissors will clash when Arizona’s best hair salons compete for the title of “Supreme Salon” at The Hair Wars – The Supreme Salon Tour at W Scottsdale on Sunday, Oct. 13.
Hosted by celebrity finalist, Ben Mollin, from the BRAVO television show “Shear Genius, five local salons will compete and showcase one-of-a-kind hair creations down the runway.
Competing salons include Hair Pollution Salon, Luis A. Solis Hair Design, Miguel’s Beauty Salon featuring Juan Santos, Color Me Pretty, and Luxxi Salon.
Besides Scottsdale, the tour also travels through Los Angeles, Chicago, Vancouver and Calgary, Canada. The top three salons in each city will move on to the “World Finals” in an international competition.
The judges include: Angela Avorio, director of education for Ben Mollin Hair Education; Eric Rene Jimenez, renowned hair and makeup artist featured on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Life & Style Magazine; and AK Mack, director of education at the Toni & Guy Scottsdale Academy.
The event will begin with a pre-game show with a black and white theme that will be presented by the Toni & Guy Scottsdale Academy. The Greek god- and goddess-themed intermission will feature a presentation by Soleil D’or Spray Tanning.
“Our goal is to find the best salons, stylists, makeup artists, models, accessories, costuming, fashion lines, and designers in the industry to compete in the ultimate runway competition,” said Executive Producer Benjamin Moline in a statement. “This competition is like none other and it really lets artists use their creativity to create something spectacular, from bird cages built from hair with real birds to pirate ships; this event brings out the shock factor. It is truly the Super Bowl of hair, and the tour continues to peak interest of producers in Los Angeles.”
What: The Hair Wars – The Supreme Salon Tour
When: Sunday, Oct. 13. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Where: W Scottsdale, 7277 E. Camelback Road
Who: Those 21 years and older
For more information, visit www.supremesalon.com.