Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

  • 1. General

1.1  By entering The Skin Games sponsored by The Extraordinary Esthetician, participants accept and agree to be bound by these                   Official Rules. Any violation of these rules may, at Sponsor’s discretion, result in disqualification. All decisions of the judges                       regarding this competition are final and binding in all respects.

1.2  The Extraordinary Esthetician reserves the right to disqualify any participant based on a decision made by the panel of judges.

1.3  This contest is void where prohibited by law.

1.4  Participants understand and acknowledge that this is a competition for licensed estheticians and is not responsible or liable for               any injury or health related problems resulting from participation in the contest. Participants are encouraged to seek the advice of           trained medical professionals. People with heart conditions, diabetes, history of health problems, and pregnant women should                 consult their physicians. Participants release and hold harmless The Extraordinary esthetician, its principles, and employees, for               any harm or injury resulting from participation in this contest.

2. Eligibility and Rules

2.1  Participants must be licensed in their state or country of residence and that license must be valid and not expired.

2.2  Participant must abide by the laws governing the state or country in which they practice.

2.3  Participant may seek the advice of “other skincare professionals” with a valid license from the state of residence, that advice must          be pro bono and only utilized in an advisory capacity only. If said Entrant is a winner of any prize, only said Entrant will receive said          prize.

2.4  Participants cannot switch models during competition timeframe, however, the participant can adjust treatment protocols to                     achieve desired results.

2.5  Participant is responsible for all travel and or expenses incurred while participating in “The Skin Games”

2.6  Participant agrees that the Extraordinary Esthetician may use any information submitted (including likeness and image) for its                 marketing purposes. Participants further agree that all treatment protocols and photos are the final property of “The Extraordinary           Esthetician”, participants further agree to extend publishing rights to the “The Extraordinary Esthetician et al”, whereby their                       treatment protocols and photos will be published at a later date determined by the “The Extraordinary Esthetician”.

2.7  Participant models must be at least 18 years of age or a signed release form from a guardian.

2.8  Participants and Models are responsible for all expenses incurred while participating in “The Skin Games”

2.9  Model further agrees to hold harmless The Extraordinary Esthetician et al, its sponsors, vendors, and/or contractors.

2.10  Models agrees that the Extraordinary Esthetician may use any information submitted (including likeness and image) for its                       marketing purposes. Models further agree that all treatment protocols and photos are the final property of “The Extraordinary                   Esthetician”, models further agree to extend publishing rights to the “The Extraordinary Esthetician et al”, whereby their treatment             protocols and photos will be published at a later date determined by the “The Extraordinary Esthetician”.

2.11  Models understand that no monetary compensation will be given for participation in “The Skin Games”

2.12  Participant agrees that all results of the judges are final.

2.13  Participant agrees to disclose all home care products used throughout competition time frame.

3. How to Enter

3.1  Submit completed registration entry form with photos and video of selected model for the category in which they choose to enter           by the required deadline.  Signed Model Release Form must accompany registration entry forms and final entry forms missing                   information will be deemed invalid.

3.2  Photo ID and Esthetician license are required to complete registration and final entry.

3.3  Entrants represent and warrant that their submissions are truthful, is the original treatment protocols of such entrant, has not been copied from others, and it does not violate the rights of any other person or entity.

3.4  Participants may enter more than one category, they must, however, pay a separate registration fee for each additional entry. All entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the applicable Sponsor.

3.5  The Skin Games categories are as follows:

Best New Esthetician (licensed 2 years or less * some exceptions may apply)

3.6  Participants further acknowledge and warrant that their submissions are truthful, is the original treatment protocols of such entrant, has not been copied from others, and does not violate the rights of any other person or entity.

3.7  Expired license will automatically disqualify entrant.

3.8  Contest ends September 1, 2020. Final entry forms (completed at end of challenge) must be submitted with photos and videos by September 1, 2020.

3.9  Registration Fee is non-refundable

3.10  No entry will be accepted without full payment.

4.  Before and After Photos and Video Diary

4.1  Participants must take “before” photos of their model on the start date and  “after” photos on the end date of their 8 week treatment.  Each before and after photo set must contain 3 photos, one front view and one of each side (profile) view. Each photo must have the model holding a major newspaper with the date visible. The actual date on newspaper must be within 3 days of the photo or use a time stamp app.

4.2  Participants must have full rights to photos submitted.
Upon submission, you give The Extraordinary Esthetician rights to use these photos and likeness at the sole discretion of The Extraordinary Esthetician et al for marketing purposes.

4.3  Photo Requirements:

  • Photos must be in JPG or PNG format.
  • Photos must be original and unedited.

4.4  Participant must submit a weekly video diary of their model’s treatment and progress.
The first video must have you introducing your model and a discussion of what you are treating.
The final video must show your model and include a summary of your case study, and discussion of how you got your results.
All videos must be less than two minutes in length and uploaded to the Video Upload page on The Skin Games website.

4.5  The Extraordinary Esthetician et al and The Skin Games are not responsible for any internet transmission problems or issues and will not be held liable for late or misdirected online submissions.

5. Winner Selection and Notification

5.1  All participant entries will be judged and ten finalists will be selected in each of The Skin Games categories by Sept 14, 2020. (except for the Compassionate and makeup Category.)
Judging will be based on the participant’s photos, videos, and information submitted by the contest deadline of Sept.  1, 2020.

5.2  Final judging of the finalists will be held at the Live Show, by a panel of judges.
Finalists must attend the Live Show to be considered for an award.  The Live Show is to be held October 22 – October 24,  2020 at Palm Springs, California.

5.3  Finalists will be interviewed by a panel of judges at the Live Show.  Interview questions to remain confidential.
Judges will be screened and put through a verification process by the Esthetics Council.

5.4  Judge scoring will be based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of results achieved over the 8 week period
  • Participants understanding of the skin type and skin condition being treated
  • Participants ability to explain treatment protocols
  • Participants knowledge of products used
  • Documentation of results achieved over the 8 week period
  • Adequacy of photos and videos
  • Adherence to contest rules

5.5 Scoring information is confidential and proprietary and will not be released. Decisions of the judges are final.
Judges will be screened and put through a verification process by the Esthetics Council.
5.6 Winners will be announced at the Live Show to be held October 24, 2020.

6.  Participant Prizes

6.1  Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

6.2  $10,000 Cash prize for Esthetician of the Year. Estheticians  must compete in at least 3 categories to win the $10,000 cash prize.
The winner will be the highest combined score of 3 categories which would include the following categories: Age Management,                Acne, Compromised Skin, Pigmentation, Open, Open Medical, New Esthetician or Holistic.  

Note to Participants and Sponsors

**  We encourage you to network with any  or all of our sponsors. All of our sponsors welcome your calls and are happy to help you with education, consulting and sometimes even products and modalities. Please reach out and network!!!ySept4