Hair Fair 2014 - Photo Contest - ENTER NOW

Summer Nights

Summer Nights

Yay! Hair Fair 2014 is on it’s way!!! I am so excited, 2 weeks of yummy brand new styles from the grids most amazing designers…….I get such a warm and mushy feeling when Hair Fair is near! I am wearing my favorite hair of all, this is Nanda from Mina and she is the softest side braid I own. Whenever I wear this style I turn into a romantic, and what’s not more romantic than a summer night? This is my first entry into the Official Hair Fair Photo Contest………..but I will let you read on ūüôā

We are about to begin the Official Hair Fair Photo Contest for Hair Fair 2014. The contest starts on the 9th of June and ends on the 23rd of June. You can upload up to 8 entries. Each and every store listed below is awarding prizes to 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners (that is a huge prize pool!) so tell all your friends, start taking wonderful pictures and show us how you can best show off your hair.

Theme:

This years theme is *Music*. Be as creative as you like, feel free to include other people in your shots.

This years contest will run from the 9th Р23rd of June 2014

*No Nudity or sexually suggestive images, this is a charity event to raise money for Children. Naked/revealing photos that the committee deem inappropriate will not be accepted. The committee’s say on this is final.

Be creative, but remember we are looking for pictures that focus on the hair and you.

New Photos Only

Photos submitted to this pool must be new photos.¬†Photos older than the start of the contest will not qualify. Photos used for other contests, memes, blog posts or promotions will not be accepted ‚ÄĒ¬†if they are accepted into the pool but we find out that they are/were used for something else they will be removed.¬†If you want to blog your entry, that is allowed¬†‚ÄĒ as long as it is a blog post explaining that it is your entry into the¬†¬†Hair Fair 2014 Photo Contest

Editing

Feel free to enhance your shot in the photo editing software of choice. As you do, please remove any vendors or store logos that may be in the image. Just remember this isn’t an advertisement but a tribute to hair that you love. Also be aware that we wont be judging your photos on how little or much you know of PS or GIMP, rather the feel of the picture and the capture itself. Don’t get too carried away, though; we want to be able see the hair!

Only backgrounds from Second Life, or created in photoshop or an editing program are allowed. No RL images to be used in or as your photos, such as morphing or locations.

 Text

Because of this years theme being ‚ÄúMusic‚ÄĚ you may use text on your images if you wish to. The text can only be lyrics to a song ‚Äď in part or whole, and NO Sexually Explicit, Degrading, Racist or Hate Speech¬†song lyrics allowed. This is a Charity Event for a Childrens‚Äô Charity, so anything found to be unacceptable will not be approved.

While text is allowed, still remember that this is a photo contest, and we want to be able to see your Hair and Avatar clearly. Text should not overwhelm the image.

 Sizes

This year any size is acceptable. Please try and make sure that photos are larger than 512√ó512 or they will not look as good as you want them to, and may effect judging.

 Entering Photos

Photos may only be entered once, and only the person entering the photo is eligible to win. The same photo may not be entered by more than one person. You must have full ownership rights to the photo you are entering. If it was taken by someone else, then you must be allowed to use it in this manner. Check with the photographer before entering because any disputes of ownership of a photo will result in removal from the contest.

Entrants are limited to a total of 8 entries. Enter only your very best photos, as swapping out will not be allowed. We will be keeping track of who enters what, and swapping out your photos after submission will result in your disqualification. We want to make it fair to everyone.

Entry Descriptions (Must Do)

In the description of each photo you enter, please include:
* Your Second Life avatar name (no display names, if your last name is Resident please include that
* Model/s
* Photographer
* Hair Style Name and Store (the store does not have to be in Hair Fair 2014)
* Inspiration Music Title (you can include a link to the song on YouTube or wherever if you like)

All photos must be entered by Midnight SLT on 23rd June, at that time uploads will be disabled.

Winners

Winners will be announced just prior to the start of Hair Fair with all winners receiving a special VIP invitation to Hair Fair before it opens its doors to the public. Only one photo per participant can be selected for prizes.

Winning photos will also be displayed at Hair Fair.

1st prize
3 fatpacks of hair of your choice from the hair store sponsors listed below
VR Studio by VR Foundry
3000L store credit for Flair
3000 Store credit W.Winx
VIP Early Access for the Winner and 2 Friends

2nd prize
2 fatpacks of hair of your choice from the hair store sponsors listed below
VR Studio by VR Foundry
2000L Store credit from Flair
2000L Store Credit W.Winx
VIP Early Access for the Winner and 2 Friends

3rd Prize
fatpack of hair of your choice from the hair store sponsors listed below
VR Studio by VR Foundry
1000L Store credit from Flair
1000L Store credit from W.Winx
VIP Early Access for the Winner and 2 Friends

7 Runners Up
VIP Early Access for Runners up and 1 friend

 Additional Info

You may showcase past designers who have left Second Life, designers just starting out or even hair you or a friend made, but all hair must be second life hair, not hand drawn or RL sourcing ‚Äď you may highlight or edit the hair to not cut into your body etc, but the hair must be Second Life hair creations.

All photos will be moderated before being approved into the group pool. Please be patient as we are all on different time zones, but the pool will be checked daily. If your photo does not appear after 24 hours, please check that all the rules have been followed. Thank you.

The judges decisions are final.

Prizes cannot be exchanged, negotiated or sent to avatars other than the winners.

HAIR FAIR FLICKR CONTEST GROUP CLICK HERE

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Sasy Scarborough or Whimsy Winx  in world via notecard.

This year we are very honored to be working again in conjunction with Wigs For Kids, a fantastic organization. You can find details about the work they do at www.wigsforkids.org/.

Prize Sponsors;

Adoness, Adore & Abhor, Alice Project, Alli&Ali Designs, Amacci, Argrace, ¬†Atomic, Ayashi, Bizarre, ¬†Bliensen + Maitai, Calico, Cavalieri, Cheveux, ChiChickie!, Clawtooth by Clawtooth, Curious Kitties, DamselFly Hair, Decoy, Discord Designs, Eaters Coma, Elua, Emo-tions, Enigma, EnVogue, Exile, Exxess, Faenzo, Flair, Gauze, Iconic, Iren, ISON, K-Code, Koy, LaNoir Soleil Designs, Laviere, L+N Signature Designs, LeLutka, Little Bones, Lockhart, LolliPopZ, LoQ’ue, MaiOwn, MiaMai, Milk, Mina, Moon, Mystic Tiger, Nikita Fride, Oblivion, OhMai, Olive, One Creations Hair Studio One, Ploom, Pr!tty, Red Mint, Saltgrass Hair, Spellbound, Sugarsmack Hair Studio, sYs, Tableau Vivant, Tabou Irresistible, Tameless, Tram, Tulip, Vanity Hair, Vive Nine, VR Foundry, Wasabi Pills, Wimey, W.Winx, Xplosion, Zibska.

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Hair: Mina Hair ~ Mesh Nanda
Skin: Glam Affair ~ Summer in America 08 G w/ Vera Moles A New ‚̧ Avail@C88
Flower: Boom ~ Tiare White – tinted pink
Necklace/Ring: ¬†Atomic ~ Double Scoop Ring & Necklace New ‚̧ Avail@
Leg Bracelet: Feel¬†~¬†Cherry Blossom Leg Accessory New ‚̧ Avail@Fashion for Life Meander Sim
Hands: SLink ~ Mesh AvEnhance Elegant Hands
Nails: Flair ~ Set 216 Nail Add-on Huds for SLink AvEnhance Hands/Feet¬†New ‚̧ Avail@Fashion for Life Trek Sim
Bikini: Baiastice ~ Mesh¬†Luli Bikini¬†in Pink Signs New ‚̧ Avail@C88
Poses: Diesel Works ~ Clover  7

What a Day!

Ola, a quick one this evening, I have been trying to work on several posts today but my viewer hates me obviously, shadows are on and off, at some point I was floating in the air after finally managing to work myself out of cloud status. All I can do is laugh and laugh (with only¬†a touch of manic)…….so much to do and so little done ūüėČ

But back to my post! DCNY has this pretty little D-Line Sweater and Scarf out for Fifty Linden Friday…….so it is time sensitive. There are 3 color combos to choose from and the scarf comes rigged as well as a modifiable unrigged version.

I have paired them with a new style from LaViere, Natsya is¬†a positively¬†wonderful short do available at Collabor88.¬†Belleza has the amazing brand new Nina Skin out…….and I love her to death! I have paired all this wonderfulness with a few of my very favorite things to give me the TGIF look of the day!

Have a wonderful non-crashing, rezzing with shadows weekend lol………………well we can dream anyway ūüôā

See you soonish ūüôā

ps. My arm warmers are extremely well worn, I looked at the date I acquired them and it was sometime in 2010 lol, so they are most likely not available anymore……..proving the good stuff stays in my suitcase and I rarely ever purge ūüėČ

Hair Band: Noodles ~ Avery Headband in Black/Diamond 
Hair: LaViere ~ Natsya in Soft Caramel New ‚̧ Avail@C88
Skin: Belleza ~ Nina in Pale 9 BR New ‚̧
Earrings: Kunglers ~ Medusa Earrings in Silver New ‚̧
Bag: ISON ~ Mesh Folded Leather Clutch in Gray
Arm Warmers: fri.day ~ Grey Arm.Warmers
Hands: SLink ~ Mesh (av) Hands in Casual
Nails: Flair ~ Set 174¬†Nail Add-on Huds for SLink (av) Hands/Feet New ‚̧
Poppy: Hanaya ~ Mesh Remembrance Poppy 2012
Sweater/Scarf: DCNY ~ D-Line Sweater & Scarf in Midnight New ‚̧ FLF Item
Jeans: SLink ~ Mesh Crop Split Jeans in Wash New ‚̧
Boots: SLink ~ Mesh Sigourney Boots in Navy New ‚̧
Location: Carpe Diam Surf

Serenity Now (1)

Serenity Now (2)

Ola! Back again with a small taste of a beautiful FaMESHed release. Sissy from Baiastice has been hard at work to bring us an out-right amazing new mesh Shannon Dress combined with a fabulous Shannon Hat that has a bow on the back. Look at this gorgeous texturing, of course there are quite a few different colors/prints to choose from in both dress and hat, but rest assured every combination will be sure to cause a fashion-like explosion. FaMESHed opens at midnight sl time and I cannot wait!

Tonight I wear a set of Diamond Nails from Nailed It. These are fabulous as they do come in a Prim version as well……there are a few new Nailed It, SLink, Zaara (1)sets out and all fantastic. Nailed It is located on the Baiastice sim……so run over there and grab them!

I took a walk in Serenity Gardens tonight, this is an amazing sim done up by Hybie Mynx owner of Savoir Fair Shapes & Poses……..even though sometimes Serenity Now just doesn’t cut it…….a walk in this amazing garden sure does!

Have an amazing night (or day) and I will……………………………………………………..See you soonish ūüôā

Hat: Baiastice ~ Mesh Shannon Hat in Black¬†New ‚̧ Avail@FaMESHed Opens Midnight SLT
Hair: LaViere ~ Mesh Amanda in Dark Chocolate
Skin: Glam Affair ~¬†Vera – Europa 02 G w/Nose 1 New ‚̧
Necklace: Zaara ~  Balini Necklace in Onyx Amber
Hands: SLink ~ Mesh (av) Casual Hands
Hand Appliers: Glam Affair ~ Hand Appliers in Europa
Nails: Nailed It ~ Diamond Set in Silver Nail Add-on Hud for SLink (av) Hands/Feet also Avail in Prim Nails New ‚̧
Rings: !Admiral Spicy! ~ Broche Ring & Zaara ~ Trusha Rings in Onyx/Gold
Dress: Baiastice ~ Mesh¬†Shannon Dress in Print/Pearl Black¬†New ‚̧ Avail@FaMESHed Opens Midnight SLT
Poses: Ploom ~ Dat Azz 2 Curvy, Bones 2 & 5 Curvy
Location: MiLova, Serenity Gardens

Very Much So

Yes the shirt fits. Boom has newly released the Mesh Traveler Tee’s and Estate Shorts and they come in 89776789879 colors as well as sayings. I picked this version up at the Dressing Room Fusion because it has me written all over it lol. First off it’s¬†pink, second I am very slocially¬†awkward. I don’t know the story of the spelling of the words…….but trust me without my handy dandy spellcheck my blog would be a mess ūüôā

I find myself a bit backwards, meaning in rl I am very outgoing, I always have something to say and new people to meet…….but inSLink, Flair, Maxi Gossamer¬†sl it is a totally different story. I keep to myself and do not have a very large friend list…….and some of my friends have been gone from sl¬†for a¬†very long time. Not that I am complaining the friends I do have are amazing and I adore each and every one. I guess maybe I have been burned as many have, and have done some burning…… I am no means an innocent.¬†some people I click with right away, and then sometimes if my typing could stutter it surely would.¬†I’m not sure why that is,¬†perhaps I need to come down from my skybox more often and play me thinks.

With my 6th rez day coming up in a week I suppose I have outlasted quite a few people that I have known, as well as time being a huge issue on my part. Alas stepping off my soapbox now. So there it is my version of slocially awkward and proud of it, plus I have the t-shirt to prove it ūüėČ

Newness newness and more newness which of course I adore, have an amazing day and I will………………………………….

See you soonish ūüôā

Hair: LaViere ~ Amanda in Brown Roots
Skin: Belleza ~¬†Mya Med BBB Bl 1¬†New ‚̧
Choker:¬†Pekka ~ Chain Collar in Ivory¬†New ‚̧ Avail@The Body Modification Expo
Ring: Maxi Gossamer ~¬†Angelica’s Ankh Of Power Color Change¬†New ‚̧ Avail@C88
Hands: SLink ~ Mesh (av) Casual Hands
Nails: Flair ~ Set 160 Nail Add-on Hud for SLink Mesh (av) Hands/Feet New ‚̧
Bag:¬†[Miseria] ~ Fall Canvas Bag in White/Pink New ‚̧
Top:¬†Boom ~¬†Mesh Traveler Tee Slocially Awkward in Pink¬†New ‚̧¬†Avail@The Dressing Room Fusion
Shorts: Boom ~¬†Mesh Estate Shorts in Sugar¬†New ‚̧
Tights: Stellar ~ In Bloom Tights in White
Pose: The Muse Poses ~ Sylphia 04¬†New ‚̧
Divider: {af} ~ Forest Screen

It's the Way That You Love Me

It's the Way that You Love Me

Hai there! I took a small much needed break away, with trying to get my kidlet ready for the second round of camp, as well as back to school gear, kept my time limited for the last week or so. But I have these amazing clothes and of course a new set from What Next to show off.

The wonderful and pretty Mesh Damask Jeans are a new release from One Bad Pixel, I am crazy over these jeans as I am a lover of damask and would so love to have these in real life! There are many gorgeous colors to choose from…….so yes it was hard for me to choose……I would suggest a fatpack¬†only hehe! I have paired them with some very pretty items I picked up at the 2 year Anniversary of Collabor88. The soft Elizabeth Hair with the gorgeous hair piece is so wonderful. The amazing Marilyn Pearls from Deco and of course the new Mesh Norma Tank from Decoy. Glam Affair has this amazing Katya Skin out in tones Pale and Jamaica. I am wearing her in America as I picked up this¬†tone at the last round of The Boutique, but I love Katya in any tone as she is just beautiful!

What Next has this amazing Mesa Living Room Set out for the new round of The Garden, this set is a must have. You can buy the chairs in singles as well and they have the most wonderful animations, Eight of each Male and Female animations in all. The Lights turn on and off and you can even change the photo texture on the magazine in the magazine rack. The rug is also included, there are two different versions of this wonderful set. I am wearing the new Glitter Peeptoe¬†Add-on to SLink’s¬†fabulous Medium Avatar Advancement Feet, these are such a fabulous set of heels that I am thinking I need more colors yes? hehe

There is a new Nail Salon Opening up at the Baiastice¬†Main Store, Nailed It has many fabulous new Mani and Pedi’s for the new SLink Avatar Advancement Mesh Hands and Feet, check them out if you love this endearing little detail that completes every outfit!

I have a few more posts I am working on so I will definitely be back soon! Have a wonderful Friday and I will certainly

See you Soonish ūüôā

Hair: LaViere ~ Elizabeth in Soft Caramel w/Hair Piece New ‚̧¬†Avail@Collabor88
Skin: Glam Affair ~ Glam Affair Katya in America 03 C Pale Version Avail@Collabor88
Necklace: Deco ~ Mesh Marilyn Pearls in Cream New ‚̧ Avail@Collabor88
Top: [Decoy] ~ Mesh Norma Tank in Taupe¬†New ‚̧¬†Avail@Collabor88
Bracelet/Ring: MG ~ Hand Made Hearts in Silver New ‚̧ Avail@United Fashion Project
Cuff: W&B ~ Simple Polished Cuff Texture Change
Hands: SLink ~ Mesh (av) Hands in Casual
Hand Appliers: Glam Affair ~ Hand Appliers in America
Nails: Nailed It ~ Fashion Duo Set in Chic New ‚̧
Jeans:¬†::1bp:: (One Bad Pixel)¬†~ Mesh Damask Jeans in Charcoal New ‚̧
Shoes: SLink ~¬†Glitter Peeptoes¬†Addon/Meduim Feet in Antique Silver w/Contrast Change Hud¬†New ‚̧
Furniture: What Next ~ Mesa Living Room Set 1 includes: 2 Chairs, Magazine Rack, Lights¬†and Rug, also not shown is clock and¬†wall photos¬†New ‚̧ Avail@The Garden, The Liaison Collaborative
House: Funky Junk ~ Ariel in Blue
Stand Pose: Ploom ~ Bones 3 New ‚̧

Slurls

Set 1 eep, Exile, Lamb, LeLutka

Set 2 LollipopZ, Miamai, Ploom, [AUX], [INK]

Set 3 Argrace, Clawtooth, Damselfly, Decoy

Hi there! I did a post like this for Hair Fair 2012 and I found it really helped me decide on which style to choose from. I remember staying up all night after cruising around the Hair Fair and cramming like I would have back in college lol. This year there was not time to do it earlier……but I have been working on this for a few days now. These are my picks for the 2013 Hair Fair, of course I can always add to this post as well…………just in case I do not have enough hair yes?! ūüėČ

Some of these styles are tried and true designers that I love, some are new to me as well. I have eleven sets in all and ten styles per set……….that is a lot of hair I know, but I am just a tad obsessed……..maybe!? hehe Since the beginning of my sl I have had such a love for all the pretty hairstyles. This has quietly become my passion, ok maybe not so quietly when I post like this.

All in all………….the Hair Fair is my favorite event of the year and I wait eagerly for it’s arrival. I am so happy to have been included in this fabulous event for the last two seasons, and am thankful for being chosen to do so. Hair is such an important asset in how we look at ourselves, in real life as well as second life. But here we are very much fashion oriented and need different styles for different outfits, and Hair Fair is a one stop shop for all the amazing designers to show off their talent.

Now of course the most important aspect of the Hair Fair is that every sale gives a portion¬†of the money collected to Wigs for Kids, I think this is such a wonderful charity. We help children through very hard times and sickness……….there is no better reason than this to shop like crazy. I may buy a lot of hair, but for this amazing charity anything goes.

I will have a cut in this post this year…….so if you are looking for more…………..check that cut. I am showing all these beautiful locks¬†so you can see exactly how these styles¬†will look inworld. I tend to sit up on my platform and commiserate with all my loot (inserts wicked little laugh here), so this is a way to show it all off at once what might take me a few weeks to blog. I hope you enjoy the post! Oh and all credits are located at the bottom.

Have a wonderful night or day and I will be back with more 2013 Hair Fair goodness…………………………………….See you soonish ūüôā

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all! I hope everyone is having an amazing day and don’t forget to¬†put your feet up and relax!

I will definitely see you soonish ūüôā

Hat: B&W РMesh Ariadna Beret v.2 in White
Hair: -LaViere- ~ Reverie Hat Version in Dark Chocolate
Skin: -Belleza-¬†~ Ava Med 100Block New ‚̧ Available@100 Block
Blouse: *TuttiFrutti* ~ Seraphina Mesh Shirt in¬†Denim/Linen New ‚̧
Jeans: *TuttiFrutti* ~ Denim Mesh Jeans¬†in Clouds New ‚̧
Flats: *TuttiFrutti* ~ Denim Mesh Flats¬†in Clouds New ‚̧
Chair: MudHoney ~ Meredith Chair