October 18, 2015
Scott Fontana, creator of Making The Cut – live hair and fashion show, held the third annual competition on Oct. 5 at the Avalon in Hollywood. The dramatic event during LA Fashion Week consisted of five finalists battling live on-stage to showcase their talents in front of hundreds of community members and industry professionals. Within a limited time frame, the hair stylists transformed their models, cutting and fluffing hair to impress the esteemed judging panel, and dressing their models for a quick runway show that showcased not only the hairstyles, but rather the entire vision of the contestant. The judges were: Scott Fontana – Show Producer and owner of Cristophe Salon Newport Beach, Shanna Moakler – Model, actress, producer, Marc Malkin – Host of E! News, and Frank Galasso – Celebrity hair stylist. The judges did not tread lightly; indeed they were quite harsh in their criticisms as the five finalists in the show discovered. It was kind of like Simon Cowell times four. However hard they were on the contestants, at the end of the day, everybody was happy. The runners-up were: Dasi B of Dasi B Salon, Jessica Montgomery of Studio Salon, Aubree Hill of Huxley Salon and Egle Miciene of Cristophe Salon Beverly Hills.
Read the full article here: http://www.thelafashion.com/2015/10/18/southern-californias-top-stylist-from-making-the-cut-live-hair-show/