Every year Hershey, Pennsylvania is known for more than just its delicious chocolate! Empire Beauty Schools hosts an annual Future Professionals Competition and Expo featuring prizes, career networking and bragging rights! About 2,000 students and staff from Empire Beauty Schools nationwide gathered for a fun-filled weekend toward the end of May for the 8th annual event.
The competition part of the weekend was judged by top industry hair, nail, and make-up pros from Rock Your Hair, Sexy Hair, Matrix, Repechage and more! Categories students competed in include Long Hair Evening Design, Female Trend Cut and Style with Color, Artistic Braided Design Style, Nail Artistry, Men’s Trend Cut, Make-Up Artistry, and new for this year, Styling for the Red Carpet. Prestigious titles are were also given out, including Regional Future Professional of the Year and National Future Professional of the Year. Prizes included Master of Beauty Classes with Nick Arrojo, internships with hair giant Goldwell, educational trips to various locations around the country, and an assortment of packages from professional brands such as Creative Nail Design, Goldwell, Sexy Hair, Repechage and Odyssey Nail Systems
The Expo featured showcases of the latest tools, products, formulations and techniques in cosmetology. Workshops are also held making sure future and current beauty professionals are up to speed on the latest techniques and trends.
Did you head out to Empire Beauty Schools 8th Annual Future Professionals Competition & Expo this year? Let us know below!