Win A Short Hair Makeover From A Stylist To The Stars!
Have you secretly been thinking about doing the big chop but been too scared to take the plunge? Well, there’s no time like the present because we’re going to provide one lucky MadameNoire reader with a short hair makeover courtesy of Luster’s Pink.
Celebrity hairstylist Lavetter Slater, the woman behind Sherri Shepherd and Whoopi Goldberg’s locks, will not only give you a big chop, she’ll also apply Luster’s ShortLooks Texturizer Curl Softener and give you a fierce short style that’ll make you question why you didn’t do this sooner.
To apply, simply follow the rules below. The winner will be chosen March 24.
– Readers should send all of their submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Short Hair Makeover Submission (First & Last Name)
– Looking for AA women in the NYC area between the ages of 18-34.
– Women cannot be allergic to Avocado Oil or Castor Oil (two of the main ingredients in the product that we have to use).
– Submit a photo and a short paragraph as to why they deserve a makeover.
– Must be available for filming on March 27th from 10am-3pm.
– Must be willing to undergo the “Big Chop” to transition to Natural hair.
– Friends can submit for someone else that they think deserves the makeover as well.
(“Contest”) 2015 OFFICIAL RULES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS AND VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ARE
2. SPONSOR: Moguldom Media Group LLC, 5211 NW 33rd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(“MMG”). “Sponsor and its Agents” means MMG, its advertising/promotional and/or
fulfillment agencies and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and their
respective employees, officers, directors and agents.
3. ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is: open to legal residents in the New York City area who are African
American women between the ages of 18 and 34, who are willing to receive a short haircut and a
texturizer, who are not allergic to Avocado Oil or Castor Oil, who are available for filming on
March 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST, and who have Internet access at the
commencement of the Contest Period (defined below), and visit MadameNoire.com (each, a
“Participant,” and collectively, the “Participants”). This Contest is all other U.S. territories and
possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. This Contest is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws. Employees of Moguldom Media Group, LLC, and its affiliates,
subsidiaries and divisions, and their respective officers, directors and agents, and members of their
immediate family (defined as spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses,
regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of
such employees, are not eligible to enter the Contest. IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO RECEIVE A
SHORT HAIRCUT OR A TEXTURIZER, YOU MAY NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST.
4. HOW TO ENTER: Submissions will be open on [March 18th, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. EST] and will
end on [March 23, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST] (the “Contest Period”). During the Contest Period,
you may enter the Contest by sending a submission, which includes a photo of you and a short
paragraph as to why you deserve a makeover, to email@example.com with the subject
line: Short Hair Makeover Submission (First & Last Name) (a “Submission”). You may make a
Submission for someone else who is an eligible Participant. Limit one (1) Submission per
individual. Any effort to misrepresent yourself through the use of aliases or multiple e-mail
addresses will disqualify you. If you disregard these Official Rules, you are not eligible to
5. POTENTIAL SELECTION OF WINNERS AND NOTIFICATION: After the Contest Period is
complete MMG will determine a winner based on the Submissions. The winner will be notified by
email. If the prize winner does not respond to the notification within three (3) days or is found to be
ineligible, the Sponsor may consider such prize winner to have forfeited the Grand Prize, and
another prize winner may be selected as time allows. MMG’s determination and selection of prize
winner, in its sole discretion in accordance with these Official Rules, shall be final.
6. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING:
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a short hair makeover by Emmy award
winning celebrity hairstylist Lavette Slater, sponsored by Luster’s Pink Short Looks. The
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is $1,000. Actual value of the prize may vary. If
actual value of Grand Prize is less than $1,000, Winner will NOT receive the difference in cash. If
Winner is not available for filming on March 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST, prize will
be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligations to such Winner. If any element of the
Grand Prize is unavailable for any reason, Sponsor’s are not liable for the remaining elements of
7. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the
Sponsor, whose decisions will be final. Each participant agrees to be bound by these Official
Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and to accept delivery of any prize won based upon
availability. In addition, each Registered Contestant represents and warrants that all information
contained in his/her Registration entry is true and accurate. The Sponsor and the Administrator
are not responsible for any printing errors in these Official Rules. Selection and specifics of
Grand Prize will be determined in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes are subject to
availability and additional restrictions. No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except
by the Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute cash value or another
prize it believes is of equal or greater value. Prize is nontransferable and will be awarded “AS IS”
and without WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any
implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation
in and/or use of a prize awarded hereunder is at the relevant Winner’s sole risk and Sponsor is
not responsible for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential
damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of the Grand Prize.
The Grand Prize Winner must be willing to receive a short haircut and be available and present to
film the makeover on March 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
8. TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZE: All applicable taxes, including all federal, state,
local and other taxes and any license, destination and delivery charges are the sole responsibility
of Winner. Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the Actual Retail Value of the applicable
prize. Any additional expenses not included in such prize are the sole responsibility of the relevant
9. GENERAL RELEASE: By participating in this Contest, Participants agree: (a) to be bound by
these Official Rules, the decisions of MMG, which are final and binding, and the MMG Privacy
Policy MadameNoire.com/privacy/ (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Moguldom Media
Group, LLC, and the Contest Entities and their respective agents, from any and all claims,
demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, or related to
their participation in the Contest and/or their participation in receiving a short hair cut and/or their
participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage,
personal injury or death caused to any person(s)); and (c) to be contacted by Sponsor via email. By
accepting the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winner consents to the use of the Grand Prize Winner’s
name and/or likeness (including his/her voice, biographical information, city and state of residence,
statements, and/or photograph(s)) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional
compensation (except where prohibited by law). Sponsor reserves the right to make changes or
additions to these Official Rules and/or extend the dates of this Contest for any reason at any time.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that
10. PUBLICITY WAIVER AND RELEASE: By appearing and consenting to being filmed on March
27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST, you hereby irrevocably permit, authorize and license
to display, publicly perform, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, reproduce, record, photograph, digitize,
modify, alter, edit, adapt, create derivative works, exploit, sell, rent, license, otherwise use and
permit others to use my name, image, likeness, appearance, and voice on a perpetual basis
throughout the world and in any medium or format whatsoever now existing or hereafter created,
and for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising, public relations, publicity, packaging
and promotion without further consent from or royalty, payment or other compensation to you. To
the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, I hereby irrevocably waive all legal and equitable
rights relating to all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, suits, damages and expenses, including
but not limited to claims for defamation, invasion of rights of privacy, rights of publicity, intrusion,
false light, public disclosure of private facts, physical or emotional injury or distress or any similar
claim or cause of action in tort, contract or any other legal theory, now known or hereafter known
in any jurisdiction throughout the world arising directly or indirectly from the exercise of their rights
11. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: In order to participate in this Contest, Participants will be
required to supply certain information about themselves on the Submission and affiliate webpages
and channels. MMG has specified which information is mandatory in order to participate in the
Contest. The personal information will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the
12. INTERNET: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection
due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human
error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration,
security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to
disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Contest or
Website, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest without notice and to select the
finalist with the second most votes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission,
interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure,
problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers,
computer equipment, software, failure of any email or Entry to be received by Sponsor on account
of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, theft or
destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the Website, any
combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any Participant’s or any other
person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Contest. Sponsor and its agents
are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected Entries, for technical, hardware or software failures
of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or
delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing
13. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO
DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS
AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK
DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
14. DISPUTES: Each Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action
arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or the award of the prize, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place
in a federal or state court in Broward County, Florida, (2) any and all claims, judgments, and
awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and (3) under no circumstances will
Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim
punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual
out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Participant and the Sponsor in connection with
this Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of
Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of
the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than those of the State of Florida.
15. WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a Winners List or a copy of the Official Rules, please
send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “Short Hair Makeover Contest” Winner’s List/Official
Rules, c/o Moguldom Media Group LLC, 5211 NW 33rd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, to be
received no later than May 30, 2015. VT residents need not affix return postage.
Reference to third parties in connection with prizes and/or third party websites or services are for
reference and identification purposes only and not intended to suggest endorsement, sponsorship or
affiliation with Sponsor or the Contest.