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How It Works Brushes Up 2017
"Brushes Up” 2018:

"Brushes Up" is a promotional contest sponsored by Tish & Snooky's MANIC PANIC® N.Y.C., Inc. to promote community, collaboration, and to inspire one another.

Submit an original piece of work using all Manic Panic Professional FOR A CHANCE TO BE SELECTED TO COMPETE ON STAGE AT AMERICAN BEAUTY SHOW in CHICAGO April 26-30, 2018.
FINALISTS FROM ISSE LONG BEACH, IBS NYC, ABS CHICAGO will will get a round-trip flight for the final battle at Premiere Orlando June 2-3, 2018!

Grand Prize: $1000
A Feature on Manic Panic Professional's website and Social Media Platforms.


How To Enter Brushes Up 2017
Follow These Simple Steps:

1. Take a ”before” high-resolution image of your model.

2. Paint using only Manic Panic Professional hair colors.

3. Take an "after" high-resolution photo of finished styled model.

4. Submit photos, technique, & formulas in the form on this page.

5. Post "after" photo on Instagram and tag: @manicpanicnyc #brushesup2018 #manicpanic #manicpanicprofessional

6. Follow @manicpanicnyc!

7. U.S. and Canadian Residents Only, No Wigs.




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Brushes Up Contest Terms and Conditions

The following rules and conditions (the “Official Rules”) apply to the Tish & Snooky’s Manic Panic Brushes Up Contest (the “Contest”), a promotional contest sponsored by Tish & Snooky’s N.Y.C., Inc. having its principal place of business at 21-07 Borden Avenue, Long Island City, N.Y. 11101 (herein referred to as “Manic Panic”). By submitting an entry, the individual doing so (the “Contestant”) expressly and does thereby agree to all terms, conditions, representations and warranties provided in these Official Rules.

THIS IS A TRADE PROMOTION CONTEST. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF WINNING. The Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by applicable law, and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winners are responsible for any taxes, customs, duties and like amounts connected with the prizes.

Only Contestants who are licensed cosmetologists or barbers at least 18 years of age at the time of entry are eligible for participation in the Contest. Students currently enrolled in a cosmetology or barbering school who are at least 18 years of age are likewise eligible to enter the Contest. Contestants must also be legal residents of the United States or its territories and possessions. Directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents (and their immediate families and household members) of Manic Panic are not eligible. Contestants who disregard these Official Rules are not eligible to participate or win. Manic Panic’s determination of eligibility, in its sole discretion, shall be final.

There are no fees to enter. To enter, Contestant must follow the steps below:
1. Take a high-resolution photograph prominently featuring the hair of an individual model (the “Model”) before application of any Manic Panic Professional products (the “Before Image”).
2. Apply only Manic Panic Professional product to Model’s hair, and take a high-resolution photograph of Model prominently featuring Model’s hair (the “After Image”). Contestant acknowledges that the use of wigs in the Contest is expressly prohibited.
3. Submit the Before Image and After Image on with the following information in any submission (all collectively referred to as the “Submission”): (i) the Contestants full legal name and online moniker or avatar, if applicable; (ii) Contestant’s email address and physical address; (iii) the name of Contestant’s crew (if applicable); (iv) the technique and formula used, as well as any other similar or relevant information requested by Manic Panic.
4. Contestant shall also upload to the Website with the Submission the attached photo release that must have been executed by the Model.
5. Post the After Picture to Instagram, tagging the following: @manicpanicnyc; #brushesup2018; #manicpanic; #manicpanicprofessional and follow @manicpanicnyc on Instagram.

There is no restriction or limit on the number of entries per Contestant, which means Contestants who meet the eligibility requirements are allowed to make multiple submissions. All entries must also comply with the following requirements (the "Submission Requirements") in order to be participate in the Contest:
• All material submitted must be entirely original, created only by the Contestant, and must not violate or infringe on any existing copyrights, rights of privacy/publicity, trademarks, intellectual property rights, or other existing protections of any other person or entity. The submitted material must not be material to which any other party has any right, claim, interest or entitlement;
• Submissions must not include obscene, profane, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise offensive or unsuitable imagery or content.
• Submissions must *only* reflect application of Manic Panic Professional products to Model’s hair. Use of any product other than a Manic Panic Professional product in a Submission, including the product of any Manic Panic competitor or any Manic Panic product other than a Manic Panic Professional product will be disqualified.
Each Contestant represents and warrants to Manic Panic that the following are true at the time of submission:
• All terms and conditions included under the Submission Requirements have been satisfied at the time of making the Submission.
• All information included in the Submission is complete and accurate. Manic Panic reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine that any submitted material is noncompliant with the Submission Requirements on any grounds. Therefore, Manic Panic may disqualify any Contestant from the Contest consideration in its sole discretion.

Selection of Finalists. In connection with each of the four (4) events below (each, an “Event”), one finalist for the Contest will be selected (each, a “Finalist”) for each Event, with a total of four (4) Finalists being selected for this Contest. To be considered as a Finalist for each Event, Submissions must be made by the Contestant beginning with the applicable Submissions Begin Date and no later than the applicable Submissions End date (such time period, the “Submission Period”). Finalists will be chosen separately for each Event, and a Submission during the Submission Period for one Event shall only entitle the Contestant to be considered as a Finalist for that particular Event. Any Submission made outside the Submission Periods below will not be accepted.


International Salon and Spa Expo - January 26-28, 2018
• Submissions Begin- November 20th, 2017
• Submissions End- December 18th, 2017
• ISSE Winner / Peyton Diffendaffer @sleazypeazey on Instagram

International Beauty Show - March 2-6, 2018
• Submissions Begin-December 18, 2017
• Deadline- February 15, 2018
• IBS Winner / Nico Norris @hairgasmsbynico on Instagram
America’s Beauty Show Chicago - April 26-30, 2018
• Submissions Begin- Feb 19, 2018
• Deadline- April 2, 2018
• ABS / We will find out on April 29th!

The Final Show / Premiere Orlando – June 2-3, 2018
• Finalists from ISSE, IBS and ABS Battle It Out in Orlando!
• Premiere / Who will win the final battle!?

Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of Manic Panic personnel who have been specifically designated by Manic Panic to judge Submissions (the “Selection Committee”). The Selection Committee will judge each Submission based that Submission’s overall creativity and originality, with each Finalist being the Contestant that most excels in those criteria for Submissions made in connection with that particular Event.

Each Finalist will be notified via email, at the email address provided with their Submission, within five (5) business days of Finalist’s selection. Manic Panic shall not be responsible for Finalist’s failure to receive notifications of their selection due to any correspondence from Manic Panic being filtered or classified as spam, junk e-mail or otherwise. Each Finalist shall have 3 business days to reply to Manic Panic to confirm their acceptance of their Finalist designation. In the Event any Finalist chooses not to accept their Finalist designation, or fails to respond to correspondence from Manic Panic appointing the Contestant as a Finalist, Manic Panic reserves the right to award another Contestant the Finalist designation.

Contestant agrees that if Contestant is selected as a Finalist, that Finalist must commit to the following:
• Attendance at the Event for which the Contestant was selected as the Finalist. Finalist acknowledges and agrees that Finalist is solely and exclusively responsible for all costs and expenses associated with travel and lodging to the Event. Finalist will also be required to attend a prep day in advance of the Event, on a date and time as determined by Manic Panic.

Each Finalist will receive the following:
• A welcome “brushes up” package that will include items to be determined by Manic Panic;
• Posting of the After Image on Manic Panic Website and select Manic Panic social media accounts;
• [Bio/Photos] on Manic Panic Social Media and Website]]; and Winner Selection

Each Finalist will be required to attend the Final Show, where the winner of the Contest will be announced (the “Winner”). Only Finalists will be eligible to be the Winner. The Winner will be chosen by the “Selection Committee” and will be announced live at the Final Show.

The Winner will receive:
• $1,000 Cash Prize;
• $250 in Manic Panic Professional product Credit;
• A feature on with the Winner’s inspiration, formula and technique; or
• a prize of equal or greater value as determined by Manic Panic. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners is permitted.

Manic Panic may also require all Finalists and the Winner to execute an affidavit of eligibility, publicity release (expect where prohibited), an IRS Form W-9 (if required by IRS regulations) prior to the delivery of any prize.

By submitting any material, all Contestants expressly agree to allow Manic Panic the permanent, nonexclusive, worldwide license to circulate, distribute, display, and create imitative works of, all submitted material in connection with the Contest as well as unrelated or continued promotion of any and all of Manic Panic’s products, without compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law. Display or publication of submitted material by Manic Panic does not necessarily signify the Contestant has won any prize or that the Contestant will be selected as a Finalist or a Winner. Manic Panic will not be required to seek additional approval for such use. Manic Panic reserves the right to grant the above permissions to any of its affiliates, representatives, officers and employees.

Each Contestant hereby releases, and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Manic Panic, those working on its behalf, and each of their respective officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors and assigns, from any liability that may arise from or in any way relate to participation in this Contest, or the use or misuse of prizes received from winning this Contest. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This Contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. Any action or litigation concerning this Contest shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York County, New York, and each Contestant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts. Each Contestant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. REGISTERED CONTESTANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF CONTESTANT.

Contestants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of Manic Panic, whose decisions will be final. Contestant’s adherence to the official rules and all the terms and provisions within it, is a condition to participation in this Contest. Manic Panic shall not be responsible for lost, late, misidentified or misdirected submissions, or telecommunication or computer hardware or software performance, errors, delays or failures.

Manic Panic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest at any time for any reason. Suspension, termination, or modification to the Contest does not alter, void, or suspend in any way any of the above stated Official Rules with respect to previously submitted entries and materials. Any and all material submitted before any modification, termination, or suspension of the Contest will remain bound by the original terms and conditions active at the time of the material’s original submission.

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