This fall, the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino, Las Vegas becomes the arena where big city names and small town teams will collide in the most extreme salon competition the world has ever seen!
Battle of the Strands is not just about hair. It is a battle of epic proportions on hair, makeup, wardrobe, and the overall presentation of an artistic creation.
The competition highlights the exciting, avant-garde spirit in the beauty industry, where the very best come face to face in a fierce showdown of exceptional talent.
It will challenge you and your salon to work as a team and present your innovative interpretation of a chosen theme, within a short amount of time, with no limit to your creativity.
Your team will face extreme situations, seemingly impossible deadlines, incredible expectations, shocking surprises and challenges around every corner.
Is your salon extreme enough? You are invited to find out!
*Your salon can be a part of this national challenge by
submitting a video explaining how your team can take вЂњXtremeвЂќ beauty to
the next level. You must put together your best three stylists as your
*Create the best video representation of your salon, your stylists, what they
have done and what together, you are all capable of. Be prepared to
compete with thousands of salons all across the country who will fight to
push all boundaries and limitations to present their absolute extreme best.
*Video entries will be judged by a panel of judges, with America voting
online to finally find 10 salons who have presented extreme creativity and
extreme passion above the rest.
*This Year's host Kim Vo, and last Year's winner will travel across the
country to personally surprise each of the 10 selected salons with a ticket
to Las Vegas and their official invitation to compete in the Battle of the
Strands вЂњXtreme BeautyвЂќ competition.
*The top 10 salons will create gravity-defying hair-dos at death-defying
heights, and fantasy looks inspired by the magic of the city that never
sleepsвЂ”complete with lions, tigers, mummies, castles, and of course, the
legendary Las Vegas showgirls.
*On October 22 only 5 teams who have survived the grueling challenges
will fight their ultimate battle, with only 1 team declared Xtreme enough to
take home the final prize and the title of Battle of the Strands: Xtreme
*The entire competition will be filmed and broadcast from start to finish and
online voting updates will be available on several websites to keep
everyone informed on which salons are on the top of the winning list.