It's time to tackle survival of the smartest mode for three YouTube beauty gurus who have been chosen along with 13 additional contestants from around the world to participate in the interactive, online competition 'SOS Island: Survival of the Smartest' hosted by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Over 11,500 people submitted entries from all over the world, but only 16 top global contestants were chosen by Samsung to compete in the competition which will begin Sept 28 in Puerto Rico. The beauty gurus will spend one week training alongside survival expert and TV star Les Stroud. The remaining eight contestants who have what it takes will move on to SOS Island, a secret uninhabited island where they will survive in the wild and compete in challenges and games
Among the castaways are; Karen Constant of the "Glam Enthusiast", Rosy McMichael "Make-Up Maven", and Kalyn Nicholson of the "Beauty Guru"
SOS Island merges live online streaming, social media and survival tactics for audiences to engage in. For the duration of the competition, viewers will be able to follow, and in interact with contestants by voting for their favorite castaway via social media. 'SOS Island' debuts via live-stream on YouTube and Facebook on Sept. 30 at 3:30pm EST. Make sure to tune in to the live stream, and follow these SOS hopefuls on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The final eight will be selected on Oct. 5. For more information on the "SOS Island: Survival of the Smartest" campaign, please visit www.sos-island.com