The Townsville Fashion Festival presented by Escape Travel is calling all hair stylists and makeup artists across North Queensland to create a statement Metallic hair style or makeup look.  It will be seen by thousands of people across the region and the winner will receive an amazing prize from our sponsors!



Please design your Metallic hair or makeup look using inspiration from the below:

Sleek, futuristic, metallic, innovative, state-of-the-art, fashion forward, trendsetting, mixed techniques, creative and alternative.



The Metallic Hair, Makeup & Barbering Awards will be held on Sunday 28th May as a part of the On Trend Expo presented by Hit103.1. The awards will be separated into three competitions: hair, makeup and barbering. Individual applications are required for each competition as well an entry fee of $65 per competition.


The Make Up Competition

Compete against others in creating a unique, metallic inspired makeup look on the main stage.

The Hair Competition

Use your skills to create a hairstyle fitting to the metallic theme. Complete your look on the main stage competing with other hair stylists.

The Barbering Competition

Put your barbering skills to the test and compete against other barbers on the main stage creating a modern look with a clean finish.


TO ENTER       

  • Read and agree to the terms and conditions as set out by Townsville Fashion Festival presented by Escape Travel.
  • Complete payment of Entry Fees ($65) at
  • Competition entries OPEN Wednesday 1 March 2017.
  • Competition entries CLOSE Thursday 25th May 2017.
  • Only individual entries are accepted, no joint, group or salon entries.
  • Individuals can enter as many times as they wish, requiring separate submissions for each entry.
  • Applicants can choose whether to enter their piece in either the hair or make up category
  • An entry may be submitted into both the hair and makeup category, requiring separate submissions for each by an individual.



Amazing prizes from our sponsors as well state-wide recognition.



Recognition in the industry and a Certificate of Participation.

Promotion on Townsville Fashion Festival social media platforms.

Prestige in being part of the Inaugural Townsville Fashion Festival Hair & Makeup Awards.



Hair stylists, barbers and makeup artists interested in participating in the 2017 Townsville Fashion Festival presented by Escape Travel do not require any qualifications, however they must meet all requirements and agree to the competition terms and conditions.


As an entrant of the ‘Metallic Hair and Makeup Awards’ you must:

  • Adhere to the terms and conditions as set out by Townsville Fashion Festival presented by Escape Travel and complete in full an online Entry Form and payment of Entry Fees.
  • Fully complete an entry form and payment of entry fees by close of entry date.
  • Supply your own model to show your entry.
  • Supply your own products and tools (including electrical equipment) to complete your entry
  • Create all styling and application of the look on the day of competition
  • Arrive 1 hour before the competition event start.
  • Remain with your model backstage prior to the competition.
  • Be able to create their look within a 45 minute period



Hair Criteria Inspiration and creativity of design, degree of difficulty, balance and clean finish, use of colour techniques and overall presentation.

Makeup Criteria Reflection of theme, design, application technique, use of colour and overall presentation.

Barber Criteria Innovation, inspiration, creativity of style, degree of difficulty, balance and clean finish, use of cutting and styling techniques,