For Immediate Release: May 10, 2017
Contact: Elizabeth Moran
Citrus College Cosmetology and Esthetician Students Compete in Annual Hair Show
May 30 event showcases students’ skills to prospective employers
Glendora, Calif. - Citrus College cosmetology and esthetician students will compete in the annual Cosmetology Hair Show on Tuesday, May 30, from 7-9:30 p.m. in the college's Haugh Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Foothill Rd., Glendora.
This year's competition is themed, "The 1800s Meet the New Millennium." Contestants will be required to prepare models by adding a modern twist to the hairstyles of the Georgian, Victorian and Regency eras. Judges will score contestants based on execution, attention to detail, creativity, originality and other criteria in three categories: hair and makeup, makeup glamour, and makeup prosthetics.
Citrus College alumni, salon owners and local artists comprise the judging panel. Previous judges have included alumnus Omar Cosmo, hairstylist and educator for Redken Hair Color; Devin Graciano, alumna and director of business development/education at Label. M; and Janine Ker, whose work has been featured in numerous trade magazines.
According to Patty Glover, Hair Show lead, "The annual Hair Show gives students the opportunity to expand upon the skills and techniques they have been taught, and demonstrate their creativity." It also introduces these talented cosmetology and esthetician hopefuls to prospective employers, such as local salon owners and makeup companies.
The public is invited to attend this unique and exciting event, which supports Citrus College's expanding cosmetology and esthetician programs, as well as fund future activities. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7.50 for children.
For more information, call the college’s cosmetology department at 626-914-8710.