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Hair Battle Spectacular is the ultimate American reality TV show about artistic world of fantasy hair. The show focuses on a group of ten hair designers who compete in a new challenge every episode. These challenges force the contestants to create hairstyles that resemble a plethora of unique things, ranging from detailed wedding cakes to designer handbags. There are also check up from the neck up challenges every week. These mini challenges give the winner an advantage for the upcoming grand slam challenge. At the end of each grand slam challenge, the judges critique the work of the designers. Then they choose a winner for the week and the worst look of the challenge. The worst look gets sent home. The winner of the entire season receives a grand prize of $100,000.

Hosts of Hair Battle Spectacular include American actress and model, Brooke Burns during season one and American model, Eva Marcille taking over hosting duties for the second season. The judging panel includes Derek J, who has won multiple awards for his work with fantasy hair, and Taylor Jacobson, a noted celebrity stylist. Every week there is a new guest judge to help critique the designers on their skill, creativity of the design, and presentation. Taylor Lee and Russell W. created the show's theme song, "Nobody's Gonna Stop Us."

Hair Battle Spectacular aired for two seasons, for a total of sixteen episodes. The show premiered on August 10th, 2010 on the cable network Oxygen. The last episode of the second season aired on October 3rd, 2011. The show was produced by 3 Ball Productions. Executive producers for the show include J.D. Roth, Todd A. Nelson, Adam Greener, and Mike Nichols.

Tuesdays at 10:00 pm et/pt on Oxygen
2 Seasons, 16 Episodes
August 10, 2010
Cast: Tania Mehra, Nate Siam, Kendall Keith
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Hair Battle Spectacular Full Episode Guide

  • The final three create looks for the dancers of guest judge Teyana Taylor. But with the $100K in reach, will a stylist bow out before the battle begins?

  • With a spot in the top three on the line, the stylists are split into superheroes and villains for an epic battle of good vs. evil. Fan favorite Fingaz returns to judge.

  • The stylists create hairstyles and incorporate magic tricks.

  • The stylists use inspiration from the historical figure Marie Antoinette to create their hair fare.

  • The stylists transform male models into fantasy hair drag queens inspired by iconic TV shows. Multimedia maven B. Scott guest judges.

  • Celebrities' pooches lend inspiration for the nine still-standing stylists.

  • A challenge winner delivers a major disadvantage to one stylist. Later, the competitors compete for a feature in OK! magazine.

  • New host Eva Marcille introduces 11 hair stylists ready to compete for $100k in the season 2 premiere. The challenge is inspired by celebrity tweets and one competitor buckles under the pressure.

  • Atlanta Housewife Kim Zolciak guest judges and the designers are down to the wire, competing for the $100,000 grand prize as they use three models to depict relatable relationship stories.

  • The designers use LED lighting and transform hair into hats.

  • The designers must create a nature-inspired hair style.

  • The designers create hip-hop inspired styles that need to stay put while busting a move.

  • The designers create vampire inspired hairstyles.

  • The stylists must create a do inspired by childhood play.

  • Weaves roll when one of the 9 remaining contestants is accused of cheating. Wedding planner Jess Gordon guest judges.

  • Ten extreme-hair designers try to create a hairstyle that must hold liquid.

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