7HuesHair Submissions Guidelines
7Hues acknowledges that hair can be manipulated, cut, colored, and formed into a piece of art. Imagination takes on another level of creativity when you’re talking about cosmetology. The ability to tell a story using hair is beyond amazing. The hair industry generated over $56.2 billion in the United States in 2016. Though consumers tend to be more price conscious during hard times, they do not stop spending when it comes to hair needs. So in today’s environment of rising per capita incomes, the beauty business is booming.
What makes a stellar editorial pop right off the page is the full look from top to bottom. Cosmetologist play a major role in the advertising business, ensuring that each project and campaign, shot, and published inside of 7Hues magazine, will display only the best high end imagery and visuals that can match this day’s level of marketing. The cream of the top refers to the finished hair style. A polished look using hair to attract more attention to your model, who will be marketing your product and bringing you more business.
ALL WORK MUST BE EXCLUSIVE AND UNPUBLISHED.
7Hues Magazine only considers reviewing exclusive fashion/hair editorial pieces, beauty stories, how-to’s, articles, and fashion/hair films. A release is required to be signed by the photographer once the editorial/fashion video is approved. If your editorial or fashion video has been published in another publication it will not be accepted.
We accept multiple categories in the field of Beauty, Hair & Conceptual Art. Take a look at the mood boards provided below to get a sense of what we have a taste for here at 7Hues.
When submitting for consideration, always submit your editorials in low resolution, include the photographers name and a title for the story. If you are submitting the editorial and u are not the photographer, please confirm and present to us permission from the photographer that owns the copyright to the images.
NOTE: As images are approved for publication, you give us the right to edit/retouch pictures if need be.
Team credits are essential for all submissions, if we have accepted your submissions and you provide the high resolution images without team credits, your submission will not be published. We won’t be held accountable for any missing or missspelled credits. Be sure to double check that all persons involved in the submission is included in the credits and their names are spelled correctly. If for any reason a submission is published and a individual/s credit is missing, the person who submitted the feature will be held responsible. Along with model’s name be sure to list the agency name if Applicable.
For hair-fashion editorial submissions, wardrobe credits are required. For close-up shots featuring hair, make-up, & nails, makeup/nail polish credits will be required as well.
For a chance at being a Top Feature include products used to create each look. example:
- Brand Names of Tools: Andy’s, BayBylissPro, ghd, etc.
- Brand Names of Hair Products: Schwarzkopf Professional, L’Oreal, Mac, etc.
Once an image is accepted to be published, it grants us the permission to use your work in any of our publications, websites, videos, marketing pieces, advertisements, and any other mediums or formats used in the creation, dissemination, and monetization of 7Hues Magazine.
Here is the information and specifications we will require if APPROVED:
1.Images must be 8.5′′ x 11′′ inches (portraits) and 17′′ x 11′′inches (Landscape)
2.Images must be in 300 dpi
3.Credit for all clothing (if full editorial), products & tools, makeup and nails, as well as everyone involved.
4.No logos are allowed on the photos. (everyone involved will be credited)
5.Files must be JPEG or TIFF
6. Signed Model Release
*Your work is either unsuitable or does not fit with the flow of the issue.
*There is little or no space left for placement.
*Your work was sent to us PAST the required deadline, automatically forfeiting your work or, you did not follow our submission instructions
*The quality of work is not high enough.
*wardrobe is repeated throughout the editorial.
*You have not supplied enough images to create a full story.
*Although your rejection could be due to any of these reasons, we will not have the time to detail which one exactly.
NOTE: All submissions will NOT be replied to, you do not need to send multiple emails requesting a reply. You will be contacted if your work is accepted.
All submissions must be sent before the stated deadline of an issue. If a submission is being accepted and the final pieces are not sent before the deadline, that submission will not be published in the issue for which it was accepted. The deadline for each issue is the 29th of the month, if for any reason the deadline is changed, it will be posted on our Facebook page and website.
Contributing Writer / Blogger Submissions:
We are always looking for guest writers and bloggers who would like to contribute to the magazine and website. If you are interested in writing or blogging for us, please send an email 7HuesMag@gmail.com with the headline “Writer Submission” or “Blogger Submission” and include writing samples and links to your work, blog portfolio. Some of the topics we cover include How-to’s, Hair Treatment-Trichology, Finance-Salon Management, New Tools , Salon Products, & Pop Up Interviews. We love contributors who are willing to be very creative and out of the box.
Hair-Fashion Videos and Short Films
In order to be considered, videos and films must be 720p or 1080p and under 4 minutes in length. All videos will require the 7Hues MAGAZINE Logo in the beginning full team credits, music credits, etc. must be listed at the end of the video. Videos and films must be exclusive to 7Hues Magazine.
Online Publications/Features (Webitorials)
Submissions for Webitorial (Online Publications-Features) stories are always open, so keep them sending them! 7HuesOnline will run twice a week, with pending selections from our Editor in Chief. There are no deadlines and no themes for our Webitorials, so submit whenever you’d like! If we decided we want to publish the Submission we will contact you with further details.
7Hues Magazine is an international magazine and we have aimed to make it available to everyone worldwide. 7Hues Magazine is currently only available to purchase online by clicking the link on our website, or Facebook Page. From there, you will have the option to purchase a digital copy of 7Hues Magazine or a print copy. The purchase link will be posted on our Facebook page on the day of release, and will be posted on our website also. To get immediate updates and purchase information please like our Facebook page. www.facebook.com/7hues magazine
We pride ourselves as a collectable publication, proud to grace the finest coffee table and bookshelf. If your work has been published in our print issue, ask us and we will provide you with a high resolution PDF tear sheets, which you can print out for your portfolio.
NOTE: We do not provide free print copy’s. 7Hues Magazine is a Print on demand Magazine that is sold through magcloud.com. We do send out PDF Tares for free (please Contact us for tares).
Not all information and updates can’t be sent to everyone that is or has been associated with 7Hues Magazine as we do not have access to everyone’s email.