HBS Barber Challenge

In this category, hair must be cut, styled, groomed and dressed using traditional barber techniques (scissors/clipper over comb) to produce commercial, classical barbershop hairstyles for the ‘Corporate Man’.
It must showcase stylish looks, well finished.
The mood board to be followed is Spring/Summer ’20
SET UP TIME 5 minutes
WORKING TIME 45 minutes
Winner at HBS 2019
 
1st Runner up at HBS 2019
 
2st Runner up at HBS 2019

CATEGORY TIPS

  • Participants will cut, style, groom and cress the hair suitable for a corporate man.
  • The participants must use traditional techniques thus creating a neat/sharp/soft look which is not edgy.
  • Hair may be pre-coloured.
  • It is preferred that the hair is styled ready for judging — no extra time will be given for this.
  • Complete look needs to presented.

NEW

  • Your Model should be Clean Shaven or with a Stubble / Trimmed Simple Beard. Any other kind of beard will lead to disqualification

FLOOR RULES

  • A mood board presentation is necessary. The stylist should be able to explain the concept of his work and the reason behind working with certain shape, colour, technique, texture and length.
  • No pre-cutting or styling allowed.
  • As per the need of the participant and his creation, the hair may be wet or dry prior to commencement.
  • Clipper attachments allowed.
  • A significant amount of hair (minimum 2 inches) must be removed from the whole head.
  • Traditional barbering techniques (Scissor/ Clipper over comb) must be used to complete the style.
  • No wigs, hair pieces or extensions allowed.

JUDGING GUIDELINES

Total Marks: 50
Judged on: Objective & Subjective
Your work will be judged by two different groups of judges, first when you are on the competition floor working on your model (Objective Judging) and second when your model is ready in the finished look and you are off the competition floor (Subjective
Judging).
A. Objective: 25 marks (On the floor)
  1. Client Care – 5 marks
  2. Minimum 2″ cut – 5 marks
  3. Method of cutting – 5 marks
  4. Hygiene – 5 marks
  5. Neat sectioning – 5 marks
B. Subjective: 25 marks (Finished Look)
  1. Work follows the Theme – 5 marks
  2. Balance – 5 marks
  3. Overall hairstyle look – 5 marks
  4. Finish – 5 marks
  5. Overall
    complete look – 5 marks
This category must display the latest, hottest hairstyles for the ‘Modern Man’ using contemporary cutting techniques and finishing with the latest products.
The haircut should showcase the contestant’s knowledge, skill and precision. Inspiration should come from high
fashion magazines and artists.
The mood board to be followed is Spring/Summer ’20
SET UP TIME 5 minutes
WORKING TIME 60 minutes
Winner at HBS 2019
1st Runner up at HBS 2019
2nd Runner up at HBS 2019

CATEGORY TIPS

  • Judges want to see world-class haircutting for a trendy young man.
  • Haircut should demonstrate a high level of understanding of head
    form and face shape, and complement the individuality of the model.
  • No pre-cutting or styling allowed.
  • Hair may be pre-coloured.
  • Complete look needs to be presented.

FLOOR RULES

  • A mood board presentation is necessary. The stylist should be able
    to explain the concept of his work and the reason behind worki1g
    with certain shape, colour, technique, texture and length.
  • No pre-cutting or styling allowed.
  • As per the need of the participant’s creation, the hair may be wet or dry prior to commencement.
  • Clipper attachments allowed.
  • A significant amount of hair (minimum 2 inch) must be removed
    from the whole head.
  • No wigs, hair pieces or extensions allowed.

JUDGING GUIDELINES

Total Marks: 45
Judged on: Objective & Subjective
Your work will be judged by two
different groups of judges, first when you are on the competition floor working on your model (objective judging) and second
when your model is ready in the finished look and you are off the competition floor (subjective
judging).
A. Objective: 25 marks (On the floor)
  1. Client Care – 5 marks
  2. Minimum 2″ cut – 5 marks
  3. Method of cutting – 5 marks
  4. Hygiene – 5 marks
  5. Neat sectioning – 5 marks
B. Subjective: 20 marks (Finished Look)
  1. Work follows the Theme – 5 marks
  2. Balance – 5 marks
  3. Finish – 5 marks
  4. Overall complete 100k – 5 marks
This category will showcase punk haircuts and styles, hair tattoos, etc. using contemporary cutting techniques for the ‘Cool Dude’.
The ideas should demonstrate participant’s skill and creativity.
The mood board to be followed is Spring/Summer ’20
SET UP TIME 5 minutes
WORKING TIME 60 minutes
Winner at HBS 2019
1st Runner up at HBS 2019
2nd Runner up at HBS 2019

CATEGORY TIPS

  • Judges will look for the ultimate funky, punk hairstyles suitable for the ‘cool dude’.
  • Contestants must demonstrate outstanding creative skills.
  • Hair may be pre-coloured.
  • Complete look needs to be presented.

FLOOR RULES

  • A mood board presentation is necessary. The stylist should be able to explain the concept of his work and the reason behind working with certain shape, colour, technique, texture and length.
  • No pre-cutting or styling allowed.
  • As per the need of the participant’s creation, the hair may be wet or dry prior to commencement.
  • Clipper attachments allowed.
  • A significant amount of hair (minimum 2 inches) must be removed from the whole head.
  • No wigs, hair pieces or extensions allowed.
  • The hair must be finished with suitable products.
  • It is preferred that the hair is styled ready for judging — no extra time will be given for this.

JUDGING GUIDELINES

Total Marks: 35
Judged on: Objective & Subjective
Your work will be judged by two different groups of judges, first when you are on the competition floor working on your model (Objective
Judging) and second when your model is ready in the finished look and you are off the competition floor (Subjective Judging).
A. Objective: 15 marks (On the floor)
  1. Client Care — 5 marks
  2. Method of cutting – 5 marks
  3. Hygiene – 5 marks
B. Subjective: 20 marks (Finished Look)
  1. Work follows the Theme – 5 marks
  2. Originality & Creativity – 5 marks
  3. Finish – 5 marks
  4. Overall complete look – 5 marks
This category involves impressive/trendy/cool beard and moustache designs. The model will be pre-done with imagination and creativity, and presented for judging.
The mood board to be followed is Spring/Summer ’20.
SET UP TIME 5 minutes
WORKING TIME NA
Winner at HBS 2019
1st Runner up at HBS 2019
2nd Runner up at HBS 2019

CATEGORY TIPS

  • A mood board presentation is necessary so that the stylist can explain the direction of his or her creation and the reason behind working with certain shape, colour, technique, texture and length.
  • Hair pieces, extensions and ornamentation will not be allowed.
  • Models must be ready for judging at the allocated time.
  • Complete look must be presented.

JUDGING GUIDELINES

Total Marks: 25
Judged on: Subjective
A. Subjective: 25 marks (Finished Look)
  1. Work follows the Theme – 5 marks
  2. Beard Design – 5 marks
  3. Balance – 5 marks
  4. Finish – 5 marks
  5. Overall complete look – 5 marks