Great news for colour lovers: Paul Mitchell’s ‘Color Outside The Lines’ competition is back for 2019

Now in its fourth consecutive year, the competition is offering you the chance to showcase your skills, creativity and knowledge in the arts of cutting, colouring and styling; all the while championing Paul Mitchell’s Professional range of professional hair colors.

Shining a light on winners, and the salons they hail from, this incredible launchpad is the perfect platform to cultivate your creativity. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. This year, Paul Mitchell are giving away some seriously epic prizes. The most epic of them? A trip to Los Angeles.

Participating entrants are in with the chance to take home the grand prize, which includes the 2019 competition trophy, a collaborative photoshoot, return flights to LA with a four nights accommodation, a tour of the brand’s corporate headquarters in LA, publicity online via the brand’s website, social media, PR releases and newsletters, as well as a Paul Mitchell professional brush kit.

An invaluable package of treats, that will have you soaring to new heights, in both your career… and on your journey to Los Angeles. Miss out on the top prize? Never fear: three runners up will also receive their own trophy, product pack, brush kit and publicity on the brand’s varied online and social channels.

So, now that you know what’s at stake… how do you enter?

First things first, take note of the competition mood board and get your inspiration flowing.

Once you have honed the direction and charted your creative course, it’s time to assemble your team; making sure to secure all rights from your model, make-up artist, stylist and photographer –  all of which is included in your release form.

Entries MUST solely use Paul Mitchell’s professional hair color, lightening products and styling products to achieve their final look, and be captured through a head and shoulders crop, in full colour with no filters.

Entries can be easily submitted through your salon’s own Instagram page. Simply tag @paulmitchellaus with a description of your look. Be sure to hashtag #cotlaus in the comments and to mention the stylist’s name and the Paul Mitchell products used.

Entries close Saturday June 15 at 11:59pm.