April 30, 2008 10:58 AM by Jennifer_Brown
Grab your bobs, perms, layers and remotes, reality TV fans! Shear Genius season two has been cast and is set to premiere this summer.
Hosted by actress Jaclyn Smith and presided over by stylist of the stars Kim Vo, and Allure beauty editor Kelly Atterton, Shear Genius will feature 12 of the country’s hottest upcoming stylists who will compete to win the grand prize of $100,000, an apprenticeship with Nexxus, and the opportunity for styling a shoot for an Allure magazine feature.
After scouring the country for the perfect cast, Shear Genius has announced the following final 12 contestants:
*Charlie – 38, Hometown: Denver, CO.
*Daniel – 28, Hometown: Tallahassee, FL; Resides in Dallas, TX
*Dee – 37, Hometown: San Antonio, TX; Resides in Miami, FL.
*Gail – 25, Hometown: Dayton, OH; Resides in Columbus, OH.
*Glenn – 36, Hometown: Los Angeles, CA; Resides in Decatur, AL.
*Matthew – 37, Hometown: Dallas, TX.
*Meredith – 36, Hometown: Cleveland, OH; Resides in Chicago, IL.
*Nekisa – 29, Hometown: San Francisco, CA; Resides in: Concord, CA.
*Nicole – 24, Hometown: Houston, TX; Resides in: New York, NY.
*Oshun – 31, Hometown: Cleveland, OH; Resides in Los Angeles, CA.
*Parker – 31, Hometown: Miami, FL.
*Paulo – 37, Hometown: San Jose, CA.
Each week the contestants will be issued tough challenges on living hair models–challenges that range from cutting hair blindfolded to using food products as styling implements. Relying on the mentorship of stylist Rene Fris, the contestants will battle it out to see who makes the final cut and wins the top prize and bragging rights as “Shear Genius.”
Shear Genius season two premieres Wednesday, June 25th at 10:00 PM (ET) on Bravo.
Photo Courtesy: Bravo