YouTube Celebrity Make-up Artist Kandee Johnson Named as Battle of the Strands Judge

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 24, 2012

Vegas Beauty Unbound, the worlds premiere fashion, beauty and style competition, education, and networking event is pleased to announce YouTube Star and celebrity make-up artist, Kandee Johnson, as a judge for the 2012

Battle of the Strands 2012 Main Event.

Battle of the Strands welcomes 12 elite teams from around the nation to creatively compete for the coveted 2012 Xtreme Salon title. Kandee will utilize her creative background as a celebrity make-up artist and judge teams based on execution of the overall look, quality of workmanship, creativity and level of difficulty. The winning team will be chosen based on makeup, hair, style, and overall presentation critiques.

This is such an exciting opportunity to watch such talented artists creatively duel in a fun competition like Battle of the Strands, said Johnson. It will be exciting to see how fashion, style, and the use of make-up will transform through this competition and Im thrilled to be on board.

Johnson will judge five finalists competing at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on October 22, 2012 and one winning team will be crowned 2012 Xtreme Salon.

If you are interested in attending and would like to purchase tickets, please visit

Each teams complete profile can be viewed at

About Kandee Johnson

Kandee Johnson has more than ten years of experience working as a professional make-up artist and is one of the most recognized beauty professionals in the world. Prior to becoming a YouTube sensation, Kandee began her career in print, television and film and in 2009 she launched her YouTube Channel where she was an immediate hit with her fashion and beauty tutorials. Her tips and tricks for all things fashion and beauty have garnered close to 200 million views to date and her beauty blogs are read regularly by millions more. Kandee has been featured in Elle, Nylon, Cosmopolitan, Self, and Glamour magazines and as a guest star or host on many nationally syndicated television programs like Dr Drews: Lifechangers and Good Morning America.

About Vegas Beauty Unbound

From October 20-22, 2012, Vegas Beauty Unbound will descend on Las Vegas to create a conscious awareness of the transforming Beauty Industry. Beauty professionals and industry icons will participate in strategic education and networking sessions, experience new tools, and witness and participate in explosive battles that challenge them in new ways.

In addition to the Battle of the Strands, Vegas Beauty Unbound will feature the Mane, Style, and Face Forum, which will present educational classes for beauty professionals to introduce exciting new tools, colors, and opportunities to market their skills in the ever-changing social media marketing realm. The event will culminate in a spectacular runway fashion show styled by Celebrity Master Colorist Kim V. The latest products will be unveiled in the New Generation of Beauty Trade Exhibit. The Forum will also feature the Art & Beauty Unbound Student Competition as well as the Beauti Gras Halloween Celebration, a Mardi Gras done Vegas style, held at Body English, on October 21st.

For More Information

To submit celebrity talent or register for media credentials, please contact Mari Escamilla at Marketing Maven Public Relations via phone or email: (310) 994-7380 or mari(at)marketingmavenpr(dot)com.

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