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Weird NewsBook Your Flight: Canada’s International Hair Freezing Competition Is Here

11:06  11 february  2019
11:06  11 february  2019 Source:   mentalfloss.com

It is going to be a dry but FREEZING cold start to 2019

It is going to be a dry but FREEZING cold start to 2019 After a mild start to 2019 it looks like it is going to remain dry but freezing at night for the rest of the week. 

The International Hair Freezing Contest started in February 2011 as a spin-off of the local Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. Each winter, people from around the world visit the hot pools hoping to take part. The Hair Freezing Contest is unique in that it doesn't take place over a set stretch of dates.

The ' International Hair Freezing Competition ' is taking place in Whitehorse, Yukon Canada is holding a competition for the best frozen hair style right now. Sometimes it seems so cold that even your hair could freeze over. Image by Takhinihotpools. Here ’ s the science behind the hair freezing

Book Your Flight: Canada’s International Hair Freezing Competition Is Here © Provided by The Week Publications Person in hot tub with frozen hair.

If you're looking to instantly transform your hairstyle, head to Takhini Hot Pools in Canada's Yukon Territory. The natural hot springs there make it possible to bathe outdoors in extreme freezing weather, resulting in some impressive 'dos when people get their hair wet and let it harden. As Smithsonian reports, the practice has become so popular that there's now an annual competition to see who can freeze their hair into the most impressive shapes.

The International Hair Freezing Contest started in February 2011 as a spin-off of the local Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous. After competing in winter sporting events all day, athletes from the rendezvous would head to Takhini to take a mineral bath in one of the pools fed by the area's natural hot spring. The manager at the time turned the relaxation session into another competition when he asked bathers to sculpt their wet hair into frozen works of art. Whoever ended up with the best selfie won the contest.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann say freezing temperatures and frost are set to hit Ireland

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann say freezing temperatures and frost are set to hit Ireland However, the high pressure system will bring settled and dry weather to the south and west . The frosty start to 2019 began last night with the north and east expected to see the worst of the cold weather in the days ahead. Temperatures will dip below freezing towards the end of the week as experts have predicted some frosty spells for Thursday and Friday. Today will be cloudy and dull in most areas with mainly dry weather but some patchy light rain or drizzle also, especially over southern parts this morning. Cloud may break locally to give a few bright or short sunny spells in the afternoon.

Three French natives braved temperatures of minus 30 celsius to win a freezing hair contest in Canada . Report by Claire Mewse.

The annual event at Canada ’ s Takhini Hot Pools draws people from around the world competing for the title Expect a hair -raising good time at the annual International Hair Freezing Contest. Now in its ninth year, the competition is growing, just like hair itself. The contest now attracts several dozen

What began as a fun activity among a small group of people has grown into a major event. Each winter, people from around the world visit the hot pools hoping to take part. The Hair Freezing Contest is unique in that it doesn't take place over a set stretch of dates. Rather, guests compete whenever it's cold enough outside to achieve the desired hair-styling effects, e.g. when -4°F or colder. Throughout winter, competitors can sign a form proving they were really there, and if it's cold enough to shape their hair in the pools, they can snap a selfie and submit their work to Takhini. Winners are announced in March, with Best Male Photo, Best Female Photo, Most Creative Photo, and Best Group Photo each receiving $750 and complimentary 30-soak memberships.

Met Eireann reveals if Ireland will be hit by freezing temperatures headed towards the UK

Met Eireann reveals if Ireland will be hit by freezing temperatures headed towards the UK Met Eireann has revealed whether Ireland will be hit by freezing temperatures expected to soon reach the UK. 

The International Hair Freezing Contest is a sculpted hair competition held at a resort in the Takhini Hot Springs, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada . The annual competition involves participants sitting in a hot spring and sculpting their wet hair in cold temperatures. After about a minute, the hair freezes .

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS 2019 The best competitions for writers, photographers and artists Visit our website intercompetition.com. This is an international competition and there is no age limit. There are two categories: Poetry and Short Fiction.

Check out some of the star competitors from years past below.

For those worried about their hair falling out, the business promises that hair freezing isn't harmful, and dipping your head into the pool quickly thaws it back to normal.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann predicts dry day with 15C temperatures but freezing cold night ahead.
Patches of frost, fog and mist may develop overnight

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