More than 400 of Ireland’s hair and beauty professionals gathered at The Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork, on Sunday September 15, for a glitzy night, put on to acknowledge the best of the country’s hair and beauty industry.
The Irish Hair & Beauty Awards, now in their fourth year have become the leading celebration, dedicated to those who provide impeccable treatments to suit the needs of the clients, making them feel pampered and revitalised.
The awards celebrated the skill and talent that flow in Ireland as well as the efforts and commitment of the very best professionals who ensure their customers always receive excellent services when they visit their stylish, comfortable and modern salons.
The event was hosted by television presenter and broadcaster, Bibi Baskin. As chosen by the public, she presented the winners and provided a platform to congratulate those in the hair and beauty industry for being at the forefront of the industry.
Charlene Young, Campaign Manager of the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 said: “We are thrilled to have welcomed such talented hair and beauty professionals at the 4th Irish Hair and Beauty Awards. It was a memorable and inspiring night, reflecting the style and elegance of Ireland.
“The awards aimed to recognise meritorious specialists who take care of our needs in the best possible way and work within salons where excellence is a standard.
“The winners are true specialists in creating glamorous looks and following the latest trends, bringing anyone’s dream look into reality.
“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their outstanding work.”
The awards also provided the opportunity to fund-raise for the official charity partner, Make A Wish Ireland that grant magical wishes to children and young people, fighting life-threatening conditions.
The winners of The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 Chapter 4 are;
Cosmetic Clinic of the Year: Mariposa Cork (Cork)
Spa of the Year: Escape Spa at the Imperial Hotel (Cork)
Nail Technician of the Year: Kinga Gemser (Nails by Kinga Gemser, Ennis)
Stylist of the Year: Chloe Cornu (Chloe Cornu – Freelance Hairstylist, Ennis)
Brow Specialist of the Year: The Brow Bar Boutique (Cork)
Lash Extensions Specialist of the Year: IMB Studio (Waterford)
Make Up Salon of the Year: FMN Make Up & Hair (Moneteen)
Customer Experience of the Year: Amy Michelle Salon (Cork)
Skin Clinic of the Year: Mediskin (Nenagh)
Local Salon of the Year: Sweetness Hair and Beauty (Cork)
Salon Ambience of the Year: Fusion Hair and Beauty (Cork)
Team of the Year: Ger Hennessy Hair Studio (Kilworth)
Nail Salon of the Year: Michalina’s Nail Bar & Beauty (Waterford)
Men’s Stylist of the Year: Brian (Figaro Barber Shop, Limerick)
Creative Hair Stylist of the Year: Tricia O’Sullivan (Tricia O Sullivan Hair and Beauty, Dingle)
Best of Cork: Goldirocks (Cork)
Makeup Specialist of the Year: Katlyn Byrne Make up Artist (Waterford)
Semi / Permanent Make Up Specialist of the Year: Microblading Limerick (Annacotty)
Barbers of the Year: Figaro Barber Shop (Limerick)
Bridal Hair & Make Up Specialist of the Year: UpStyle Junkie (Mallow)
Tanning Salon of the Year: Banner Bronze (Ennis)
Beautician of the Year: Laura Moloney (Laurel the Salon, Clonmel)
Colour Technician of the Year: Eilish (FOXY Hair Studio, Ennis)
Hair Extensions Specialist of the Year: Bebhinn Donnelly Hair at FM Hair Studio (Ennis)
Masseuse of the Year: Sarah Condon (Savas Beauty, Rathcormac)
Beauty Salon of the Year Tipperary: Urban Escape Beauty Salon (Carrick-on-Suir)
Beauty Salon of the Year Waterford: Spirit Beauty Spa (Waterford)
Beauty Salon of the Year Limerick: Beau Ireland (Limerick)
Beauty Salon of the Year Cork: Savas Beauty (Rathcormac)
Beauty Salon of the Year Kerry: Expose Beauty Lounge (Tralee)
Beauty Salon of the Year Overall Winner: Spirit Beauty Spa (Waterford)
Hair Salon of the Year Tipperary: V Hair Design (Clogheen)
Hair Salon of the Year Waterford: Colm Morrissey Hair Salon (Tramore)
Hair Salon of the Year Limerick: Hair By Ronan (Limerick)
Hair Salon of the Year Cork: Claire’s Hair Salon (Watergrasshill)
Hair Salon of the Year Kerry: Brushnblush (Tralee)
Hair Salon of the Year Overall Winner: Hair By Ronan (Limerick)