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Florida 2023 Braid Master Competition Guideline

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

The BeautyMaster Braid Master competition, hosted by BeautyMaster and Sensationnel, is an exciting opportunity for hairstylists to showcase their creative and innovative braiding skills. The judges, comprising Beauty Master owners and top management members, are looking for a unique, practical, and beautiful style that breaks away from traditional norms.


Where, what, and when is the competition?
  • Date : April 1st, 2023

  • Location : Beauty Master, 7175 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32818

  • Arrival Time : Participants must arrive before 12 PM, and lunch will not be provided. Participants should arrive after their meal.

  • Competition Time : The competition starts promptly at 1 PM and will end at 4:30 PM.

  • Winners : The directors of Beauty Master & Sensationnel will choose the winners, and they will be primarily contacted by these industry leaders for future events.

  • Attire : All participants are recommended to wear black clothes to maintain a cohesive look.

  • Model : Participants must bring their own model with no age limits.

  • Hair : All competitors are required to use Ruwa braids and Sensationnel hair extensions exclusively. All contestants will get a maximum of six packs of 3X Ruwa Pre-stretched Braid 24” per contestant for the competition. Participants should bring their own hair kits, such as braid lace, accessories, or any other tools they may need to create their braided hairstyle. Sensationnel's hair products are available for purchase at Beauty Master.


How to increase your chances of winning?

  1. Research and gather inspiration : Start by exploring various braiding techniques and styles from different cultures and eras. Look for unique and innovative ideas in magazines, blogs, social media, and hairstyling books.

  2. Develop your concept : Once you've gathered inspiration, brainstorm and develop a unique concept for your braided hairstyle. Consider how you can incorporate elements of practicality and beauty, while also pushing the boundaries of conventional braiding.

  3. Choose the right hair extensions and accessories : If you decide to use hair extensions or accessories, make sure they complement your braided hairstyle. Choose high-quality materials that match the hair color and texture, and select accessories that enhance the overall look without overpowering it.

  4. Create a visually appealing presentation : In addition to executing a beautiful and creative hairstyle, consider how you will present your work to the judges. Think about the overall look, including makeup, wardrobe, and any props or backdrops that can help to tell the story of your hairstyle.

  5. Practice time management : During the competition, you will need to complete your hairstyle within a specified time frame. Be sure to practice working under similar constraints to ensure you can deliver your best work within the allotted time.

  6. Stay updated on competition guidelines : Keep an eye on any updates or changes to the competition rules and guidelines, so you can be fully prepared and compliant when the event takes place.

By focusing on these tips and making the most of Ruwa braids and Sensationnel hair extensions, you can create a stunning, innovative, and practical braided hairstyle that will impress the judges and showcase your exceptional talent in the BeautyMaster Braid Master competition.



(Q&A) The frequently asked questions from contestants

Q: Can we bring family members to support us during the competition?

A: Absolutely! You are welcome to bring your supporters to cheer you on during the competition.


Q : What will the workspace look like? Will I need to bring my own table for supplies?

A: Each participant will be provided with a styling chair and a table space. However, you are required to bring your own hair kit, including braid lace, accessories, and any other necessary tools for creating your braided hairstyle.


Q: Does the entire style have to be created while at the event? I wanted to add braid work to the outfit my model wears and wanted to see if that was permitted to be prepared prior to the event.

A : In hair competitions, it is typically required that the models' hair either starts with a wig cap or is in a basic, natural, and normal condition. This is to ensure that all the participants are working with a similar starting point and have an equal opportunity to showcase their creativity and skill in styling the hair. Starting with a wig cap or natural hair also allows the judges to evaluate the hairstyles based on their technical execution and design, rather than on the quality or condition of the model's hair before the competition. However, model outfit coordination can involve selecting accessories to complement your work, which can be done in advance of the event. The outfit should enhance your work without overwhelming it.


Q : Will the hair be provided for us on the day of the event or do we need to purchase it ourselves?

A : Each participant will receive a maximum of six-packs of 3X Ruwa Pre-stretched Braid 24" for use during the competition. If you require additional braids, they will be available for purchase at the store. We are also offering a special deal on April 1st from 10 AM to 6 PM, where you can enjoy a Buy 1 Get 1 Free promotion on Sensationnel Ruwa braids (while supplies last).


Q: What colors will be available?

A : We will have a variety of colors available for the hair, including 1, 1B, 2, 27, 30, 33, 350, 39J, 4, 613, BG, BLUE, LILAC, M44, M51, MATTEGRAY, NBLUE, NGREEN, NORANGE, NPINK, NPURPLE, PERIWINKLE, PURPLE, RED, SM1B/27, SM1B/27/613, SM1B/30, SM1B/30/27, SM1B/33, SM1B/350, SM1B/BG, SM1B/DBL/YEL, SM1B/DB/LBL, SM1B/MT/LMT, SM1B/PUR/PK, SM1B/RD/FRD, SM27/613, SM30/27, SM4/613, SMGR/NLIME, SMORG/NLIME. However, depending on the circumstances on the day of the competition, some colors may not be available for use.


Q: Will we be styling in front of the other contestants?

A : Yes, a total of 20 contestants will be styling at the same place and time.


Q: Will there be an audience or just the contestants, judges, stylists, and models?

A : The competition will be held in the store, and customers can be the audience. So, there will be an audience in addition to the contestants, judges, stylists, and models.


Please note that additional questions and answers regarding the hair competition may be updated periodically. We recommend checking the competition's official website link for the most up-to-date information. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not addressed on the website, please do not hesitate to contact to 'hello@beautymaster.com' directly.


We look forward to seeing all the participants showcase their skills and creativity in the competition!




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