First, Vanessa Williams.
Tonight, Ken Paves.
"Shear Genius helps all of us remember why we wanted to be hairdressers. I believe hairstyling is like any other art, subject to intention and interpretation," said Paves. "I was impressed by the sense of individuality and dedication that each stylist displayed."
Jaclyn Smith and Sally Hershberger preside on the short-cut challenge where the stylists must create a sexy hairstyle for the everyday man in need of a makeover. Things get even hotter in the elimination challenge when the stylists' skills are put to the test, tasked with recreating hairstyles from distinctive eras such as Medieval, Victorian, 20's, 40's, 60's and 80's.