We’re searching for the next big name in the beauty industry. One hairstylist or makeup artist will be featured in the pages of Life & Style Magazine and take home $10,000.
Master wigmaker, hairstylist and Academy Award-nominee, Frederic Aspiras, will be guiding our stylists throughout this competition! He has earned his reputation as one of the leading artists in the industry working exclusively with Lady Gaga since November 2009 and creating some of today’s most memorable hair looks. Frederic’s work has been featured in several major publications, as well. As a self-made artist, his expertise can help Ultimate Stylist competitors reach their goals. He can’t wait to support a new generation of master hairstylists and makeup artists in their journey to achieve their dreams.
Ultimate Stylist is a competition for people who help others look and feel their best. Compassion plays a key role in being a stylist, which is why we are proud to support Born This Way Foundation. This incredible nonprofit was co-founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, to support the mental health of young people and work with them to create a kinder and braver world. Through high-impact programming, youth-led conversations, and strategic, cross-sectoral partnerships, this organization aims to make kindness cool, validate the emotions of young people, and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health. Learn more about their new book CHANNEL KINDNESS at channelkindness.org/book.
2021 Ultimate Stylist
With the support of thousands and a true gift for all things beauty, Jasmine Martinez took the 2021 Ultimate Stylist crown! Jasmine’s passion for makeup started at an early age when bright colors and glitter became part of her signature look. She makes standing out seem effortless, and her natural artistry is undeniable. Jasmine hopes to inspire others to chase their dreams and believe in their talent.
Dedicated to innovation, accessibility, sustainability, and empowerment, The Beachwaver Co. believes all people are beautiful and capable of incredible things. Founded in 2010 by celebrity hairstylist, Sarah Potempa and her sisters, The Beachwaver Co. has grown from an idea to a globally distributed hair tools company. Beloved by stylists, influencers, and people everywhere, its patented, award-winning rotating curling irons revolutionized an industry. With a dedicated focus on research and development, Beachwaver Co. is continually innovating new products and creating positive impact.
LoveSeen is on a mission to create faux-lash styles in multiple shades that mimic natural lashes. When longtime lash wearer Jenna Lyons and makeup artist Troi Ollivierre noticed a lack of hyper-natural, everyday faux lashes on the market, they decided to make their own lashes so that every eye shape, hair color, age, and skin tone could find a lash they love. LoveSeen’s 98% plastic-free products use soy-based inks, and recycled and recyclable material where possible, and have lash trays made from sugarcane pulp.
Mad Hippie strives to always make the safest, most effective products possible while also working to limit it's carbon footprint and impact on the planet. Its products were created to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration while also brightening, hydrating, and providing a boost of antioxidant support. They recommend the Jelly Cleanser + Vitamin C Serum + Face Cream for your AM routine and the Jelly Cleaner + AHA Exfoliating Peel + Face Cream for your PM routine.
AIIR Professional is the first-ever crystal-infused hair care line where actual crystals from Mother Earth are infused in every product. AIIR Professional is vegan and cruelty-free, and it’s free from negative energy and bad-for-you ingredients like parabens, phthalates, dmdmh, sulfates, and gluten. Jenny Strebe self-funded the brand to bring individuals in line with their soul purpose and to promote grounding through the use of crystal energy.