Over 500 of Ireland’s elite Hair & Beauty professionals gathered at The Galmont Hotel and Spa in Galway, on Sunday September 8,for a memorable night, dedicated to the best of the country’s hair and beauty industry who make us look and feel on top of the world.
The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards, now in their fourth year, celebrated once again experienced hair stylists, nail technicians, colourists, beauty specialists and make-up artists among others who offer innovative treatments to clients and take care of all their needs in the best possible way.
The awards also showcased meritorious salons and experts who are at the forefront of the industry and lead the way in creating elegant and sophisticated looks whilst following the latest trends.
The glitzy evening was hosted by international sports announcer and presenter, Joanne Murphy. As chosen by the public, she presented trusted and tested hair and beauty gurus and provided a platform to thank those in the industry who maintain the high quality of services and promote excellence within their business.
A Spokesperson for the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 said: “It was undoubtedly a great evening reflecting the talent and style that flow in Ireland. The awards aimed to recognise true specialists who provide services that are second to no-one and offer an exceptional experience to clients who visit their salon to relax, be pampered and revitalise themselves.
“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for keeping the nation glowing and having the customer satisfaction as top priority in their business.
The awards also provided the opportunity to fundraise for a worthwhile cause and this year helped to raise money for the official charity partner, Make A Wish Foundation UK, a charity that grants magical wishes to children and young people, fighting life-threatening conditions.
The winners of the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards 2019-Chapter 3 are:
Most Wanted Salon of the Year: Glamour Palace (Galway)
Spa of the Year: Riverside Spa (Cavan)
Nail Technician of the Year: Melissa Coyle (Melissa Coyle, Strokestown )
Stylist of the Year: Annemarie Casey (Jack Edwards Salon, Roscommon)
Brow Specialist of the Year: The Beauty Suite Laser & Skin Care (Tuam)
Lash Extensions Specialist of the Year: LashLuv Lash Bar (Terryland)
Junior Stylist of the Year: Kaide McGregor-Langley (Sinéad Lee Hair Design, Galway)
Best Customer Experience: Cut & Style (Cavan)
Skin Clinic of the Year: Seabreeze Beauty Clinic (Oranmore)
Local Salon of the Year: Inspire Caroline Martin Hairdressing (Monaghan)
Salon Ambience of the Year: Elysium Day Spa & Laser Hair Removal Clinic (Moycullen)
Team of the Year: The Front Room (Ballinasloe)
Nail Salon of the Year: Nail it with Chresida (Monaghan)
Best of Galway: Urban Hair
Makeup Specialist of the Year: Shannon Conway Makeup (Belmullet)
New Salon of the Year: Curran Creatives (Galway)
Barbers of the Year: Kelly’s Barbershop (Castlebar)
Bridal Hair & Make Up Specialist of the Year: Unique Hair Design (Carrickmacross)
Tanning Salon of the Year: Sunshapers Tanning (Monaghan)
Beautician of the Year: Rebecca Thompson (Hidden Beauty, Arva)
Colour Technician of the Year : Justyna Drzewiecki (Scizzor Trix, Ballina)
Hair Extensions Specialist of the Year: You’re Beautiful (Monaghan)
Beauty Salon of the YearBorders: Touch & Glow Skin & Laser Clinic (Carrickmacross)
Beauty Salon of the YearWest: Beauty Lounge (Galway)
Beauty Salon of the Year Overall Winner: Touch & Glow Skin & Laser Clinic (Carrickmacross)
Hair Salon of the YearBorders: Vibe Hair Studio (Cavan)
Hair Salon of the YearWest: Petals Hair & Beauty Salon (Westport)
Hair Salon of the Year Overall Winner: Vibe Hair Studio (Cavan)