The 10th World Hairdressing Championships opened in the industrial town of Stuttgart, West Germany on Sunday (September 13).
GV PAN..World hairdressing championships
MV Sign at top of hall
MV & SV Hairdressing competitors working (2 shots)
SV Reflection in mirror - women's hair being done (2 shots)
MV Man having hair dressed
MV Judge looking at women
SCU Girl official Looks through binoculars
SV Judges looking at hairstyles
CU Finished hairstyles (2 shots)
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Background: The 10th World Hairdressing Championships opened in the industrial town of Stuttgart, West Germany on Sunday (September 13).
Also taking place in the Messehall is the International Exhibitions for Hairdressers Utensils and Beauty Culture-Cosmetics.
The competition is being run under the auspices of the Confederation Internationale de la Coiffure (C.I.C.) and will take place in conjunction with the exhibition and the C.I.C. World Congress until Thursday (September 17).
Sunday's competitions included marcelling, cocktail and artistic hairstyling for the ladies, and free style and crew cuts for men. An international team of judges presided over the events.
Winner's awards will be presented on Thursday evening.