Move Over, 'Project Runway': 'Battle of the Strands' is Coming to a Theater Near You

Hair inspiration(Source: Fathom Events)If your hair is suffering from a "case of the Mondays," you might just want to clear your schedule this evening and head to the movies—not to hide your uncooperative mane but to gather some major inspiration for your locks. Battle of the Strands, an international salon competition that challenges teams to create cohesive looks around show-stopping hairdos, will stream the final round live in hundreds of theaters nationwide tonight.

Hair inspiration(Source: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images North America, Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images North America)Project Runway may have paved the way for reality competitions in the industry, with hair and makeup styling as a key component of the final presentation. Similarly, this competition requires its contestants to enhance their avant-garde 'dos with complementary beauty, fashion and even nail selections. In fact, Kim Vo (left) of Bravo's spawn series Shear Genius was tapped to host the cinematic event, alongside beauty expert and YouTube star Kandee Johnson (right).

Hair inspiration(Source: Fathom Events)After months of qualifying rounds all over the world, the mane event—see what we did there?—will be held tonight in Las Vegas. Click here for a list of theaters playing Battle of the Strands Live.
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