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Local specialists and businesses get shortlisted in the 3rd Irish Make-Up Awards 2020

The prestigious awards ceremony is powered by Creative Oceanic but voted for by the Irish public.

Top make-up professionals will gather at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin, on Sunday, April 26 for a memorable night, put on to acknowledge the best of the country’s make-up industry.

The 3rd Irish Make-Up Awards 2020 are dedicated to those who work hard to promote excellence and have the customer satisfaction as top priority in their business, as well as to those who make their customers look and more importantly, feel fantastic.

The awards celebrate the breadth of talent that flows in Ireland as well as the efforts and commitment of the very best professionals who invest in ensuring their customers always receive high-quality services and innovative treatments, using the best techniques.

The event will recognise tried and tested make-up artists, beauty bloggers, freelancers, experts and representatives of local beauty businesses, whose sole aim is to meet the needs of their clients and improve their confidence.

A Spokesperson for the Irish Make-Up Awards 2020 said: “The 2020 finalists represent the industry’s gold standard that work tirelessly to meet and satisfy the demands of their clients. The awards will showcase the greatest experts that Ireland has to offer, whose excellence and commitment have led them at the forefront of the industry.

“The competition is fierce, but the hard work will be rewarded. We would like to congratulate all finalists and we can’t wait to welcome all our guests in what would undoubtedly be, an enjoyable event.”

The finalists of The 3rd Irish Make Up Awards 2020 are:

Make Up Salon of the Year
Northern Ireland

Janette Aiken Makeup and Beauty (Ballymena)
Ms Studio (Portadown)
Dollface House of Makeup (Cookstown)
Lipstick and Lashes (Dunmurry)
Golden Brush Make up (Dungannon)
Catherine Fleming Makeup (Craigavon)
Emma Hanna Make-Up & Beauty (Belfast)
Nicola O’Neill Make Up (Belfast)
Stephanie Burns Hair and Makeup (Lisburn)
Flawless Hair & Beauty (Derry)


Sparkle Beauty Clinic (Carrickmacross)
Sinead Faulkner Make Up & Studio (Drogheda)
LUXE the Experience (Cavan)
Precision by Sue (Cavan)
Fifth Avenue (Monaghan)
Beautified by Maggie (Monaghan)
Glitter Girls Beauty (Dundalk)
Flawless Beauty & Make Up Studio (Bundoran)
Face Forward Makeup (Cavan)
New Faces (Dundalk)


All Dolled Up (Arklow)
Butterfly Effect Beauty Salon (Dublin)
Shannon Aine Makeup (Arklow)
Pretty and Pampered (Wicklow town)
Ómra Beauty (Ballsbridge)
Reveal Makeup Studios Limited (Tullamore)
Hollywood Beauty (Shankill)
La Lueur (Dublin)
Beauty and You Salon (Dublin)
Allure Beauty Salon (Swords)


Secret Garden Makeup & Beauty (Enniscorthy)
Denise’s Beauty Clinic (New Ross)
The Studio by Stephanie O’Brien (Wexford)
Tallulah Hair and Beauty (Gorey)
Nova Make Up Studio (Kilkenny)
Glow Sarah Jane (Rathkeale)
Blink (Buttevant)
Colours Hair, Nail & Make up Boutique (Cork)
Kate Rose Crean Make Up Artist  (Enniscorthy)
Glamour Nail and Makeup Bar (Lisowel)


Eden Hair & Beauty (Ennis)
Eilish Moran Make Up Studio (Tuam)
Fiadh Beauty (Ballina)
Beauty by Lynda (Kiltimagh)
Beauty Atelier (Limerick)
Barry’s Hair & Beauty Studio (Galway)
Glow – Sarah Jane (Rathkeale)
Fiadh Beauty Salon (Ballina)
Uptown Girl Beauty & Waxing Salon (Galway)
Beauty Lounge (Galway)

Beauty & Make Up Team of the Year
Northern Ireland

SK Makeup Studio (Ballymena)
House of Beauty (Bangor)
Vamp Beauty Salon Belfast, Lash Specialists (Belfast)
True Angels Beauty & Day Spa (Belfast)
Purple Lashes Beauty Salon (Newtownards)
Bellaire Hair and Beauty   (Belfast)
Escape Beauty Retreat (Magherafelt)
Pure Perfection (Omagh)


Fifth Avenue Skin Nails & Beauty Clinic by Belinda Hamill   (Monaghan)
Sparkle Beauty Clinic (Carrickmacross)
Inga’s Beauty Salon (Cavan)
The Brow Beautique (Drogheda)
Éclat Threading & Beauty Salon (Abbeyland)
Perfections Health and Beauty Salon (Bellanode)
Fiona’s Hair and Beauty Studio (Donegal)
Indulgence Beauty and Skin Clinic (Letterkenny)


Serenity Hair & Beauty Spa (Clane)
All Dolled Up (Arklow)
Pretty and Pampered (Wicklow)
Powder Room Hair & Makeup Salon (Dublin)
Blush Studio Hair & Make-up (Blanchardstown)
Complexions Health & Beauty Salon (Kildare)
Ultimate Hair & Beauty (Dublin)
Galligan’s Beauty Salon (Dublin)


Storm Hair And Beauty (Gorey)
The beauty parlour @ town & country (New Ross)
The Glam Girlz (Cork)
Beautorium Beauty Salon (Waterford)
Denise’s Beauty Clinic (New Ross)
Laura’s Beauty Rooms (Wexford)
Mint by Pembroke (Kilkenny)
Zen Beauty Bar (Wexford)


FMN Makeup and Hair (Limerick)
Beautified Beauty Salon (Belmullet)
Eden Hair &  Beauty (Ennis)
Tír na nÓg Beauty & Skincare Salon (Claremorris)
Beauty Lounge (Galway)
Lavish Hair Makeup and Tanning at The Porcelain Doll (Limerick)
The Brow & Make Up Studio (Ballina)
Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy (Galway)

Freelance Make Up Artist of the Year
Northern Ireland

Mark Murray (Belfast)
Glimmer N gloss (Derry)
Lindsey Fernandes Make-up & HD Brows (Newry)
Charlotte Ingham Makeup Artistry (Derry)
Chloe Creighton – Makeup Artistry (Carrickmacross)
Natalie Hogg Artistry (Bangor)
Sarah Cox (Derry)
Chloe Loughins (Belfast)
Katie Lynas (Portadown)
Samantha Weightman (Belfast)


Miss Jade (Monaghan)
Golden Brush Make Up (Ballybay)
Jennifer Green Professional Makeup Artist (Dundalk)
Shelbee Malone Makeup (Drogheda)
Chloe Creighton Makeup Artistry (Carrickmacross)
Brenda Doherty Hair and Makeup (Ballybofey)
Kirstie Makeup (Dundalk)
Make-Up Artistry by Dee (Carrickmacross)
Rosie Kirk Makeup Artist (Newry)
Natasha Murray Pro Makeup (Cavan)


Makeup By Caitlyn (Naas)
Jane Digan Makeup Artist (Athlone)
LT Hair & Makeup (Durrow)
Dylan Gallagher Makeup (Clondalkin)
Becky Doyle Makeup (Arklow)
Angel Face Make Up (Lucan)
Jo Usher Mua (Edenderry)
Lisa Maire Healy (Dunboyne)
Sophie Boylan Makeup Artist (Skerries)
Samantha Corcoran Make Up (Kildare)


Jodi Roche Make-up (Dungarvan)
Katlyn Byrne Makeup Artist (Waterford)
Glam by Maria (Cork)
Caroline Frawley Makeup (Mallow)
Angie Budden (Cork)
Roisin Whelan MUA (Wexford)
Stephanie Conway Make Up Artist (Bruree)
Liz McCarthy Makeup Artist (Cork)

Marilyn Mc Sweeney (Killarney)
Jillian Lake – Makeup & Brow Artist (Dungarvan)


Eilish Moran Make Up Studio (Tuam)
Belinda Stevens Make Up / Bam Make up (Dromore West)
Shannon Conway Make Up (Belmullet)
Makeup With Megan (Swinford)
Amanda Conlon Make Up Artist (Ballina)
Marcella McGovern Makeup (Sligo)
Brenda Mc Ardle makeup (Sligo)
Stephanie Conway Make up Artist (Limerick)
Richenda Langan (Swinford)
Tonieka Ryan MUA (Limerick)


Juliet Morrow Makeup
Eli Beauty
Jen Mooney Promakeup Artist
Momi Kay MUA
Painted by Paige
Eva Ban
Ariana Rocha Makeup Artist
Aoife Crossan Makeup
Lida Hertel, Professional Make-up Artist

Creative Make Up Artist of the Year
Northern Ireland

Sevina FX (Derry)
Makeup by Megan (Derry)
Colour Me Bootiful (Derry)
Sarah Carr Studios (Newry)
Missy Houston (Derry)
Paula Fraser Professional Make Up Artist (Belfast)
Emma Hanna Make-Up & Beauty (Belfast)
Shannon Boyle Makeup, Lashes & Artistry Educator (Belfast)
MiBeautyMe! (Belfast)
Rebecca Duff – Makeup Artist (Coleraine)


Eva Ban                (Dublin)
Makeup by Hannah Noone (Clane)
Sinead Faulkner Make-up & Studio (Drogheda)
Zoe Fitzsimons @ The Nail & Beauty Bar  (Dublin)
Painted By Paige (Dublin)
Makeup by Zoe Alannah (Dublin)
Lisa Naughton Makeup Artist (Athlone)
India Jayne – Make up (Carlow)
Kellie Fitzgibbon Makeup Artist (Dublin)
Aoife Callaghan Make Up Artist (Dublin)


Lauren Guiry Make Up (Clonmel)
Leah Clail (Tralee)
Haleigh Kavanagh Makeup (Carrick-on-Suir)
Melissa Clarke Makeup (Carlow)
Annmarie Quinlan (Waterford)
Jeanette Cronin Makeup (Cork)
Beauty By Nichole (Carrigaline)
Christine O’Connor Makeup Artist (Ballincollig)
Niamh Connolly Makeup Artist (Kilrane)
Makeup Magician Kat (Tralee)


Molly Tierney (Ennis)
Natasha Forde Make Up Artist (Westport)
Amy McManamon Makeup (Ballina)
Michelle Anderson Makeup (Sligo)
Faces by Me (Limerick)
Cheryl MUA Pro Make Up & Hair (Limerick)
Makeup by Naomi (Athenry)
Jessica Moran Makeup (Tuam)
Nadine K Makeup Studio (Ballinasloe)
Caroline Wimsey The Makeup Studio (Rathquarter)

Bridal Make Up Specialist of the Year
Northern Ireland

Makeup by Louise (Newry)
Jennifer Ireland Make-Up (Carrickfergus)
Samantha Weightman Make-Up Artist (Belfast)
Connie McGrath Makeup Artist (Holywood)
Rebecca Saulters Make-up Artist (Belfast)
Maid By Sinead Bridal Makeup (Newry)
By Kerri Bridal Makeup (Lisburn)
Rebecca Bryson – Bridal and Fashion Make up Artist (Belfast)
Emma Hanna Make-Up & Beauty (Belfast)
Kathy Brennan Make up Inc (Dunmurry)


AngelFace Makeup (Dublin)
Hollywood Beauty (Shankill)
Juliet Morrow Makeup (Dublin)
Make Up Artist Lyndsey Cavanagh (Dublin)
Makeup by Patrice (Portarlington)
The Make-Up Mentor (Dublin)
Powder Room Hair & Make-Up Salon (Dublin)
Kiss and Makeup (Clara)
Nikki G Makeup  (Dublin)
Ashling Dunney Professional Makeup Artist (Newbridge)


Helena K Make Up Artist (Glanworth)
Tricia O’Sullivan  (Killarney)
Karen Maher Make Up (Kilkenny)
Beautorium (Waterford)
Glamour by Dawn (Kilkenny)
Georgina Mackessy Makeup (Killarney)
Marilyn McSweeney Makeup Artist (Killarney)
Christine O Connor (Cork)
Glamour by Dawn Makeup (Kilkenny)
Marilyn McSweeney Makeup Artist (Killarney)


Stephanie Clune Makeup (Ennis)
Keira Smyth Hair & Make Up Artist (Leitrim)
Charlene Flanagan Makeup (Enniscrone)
Make Up Matters (Galway)
Aisling Leydon Makeup Academy (Sligo)
Sara Duffy Makeup Artist (Galway)
Make Up Sligo | Vicky’s Make Up And Beauty Studio (Sligo)
Bellissimo Galway (Galway)
Laura Halvey Makeup Artist (Limerick)
FMN Makeup and Hair (Moneteen)

Lash Extensions Specialist of the Year
Northern Ireland

Lipstick and Lashes (Belfast)
Skin and Tonic by Stephanie Hegan (Crossmaglen)
The Lash Lounge (Belfast)
Purple Lashes Beauty Salon (Newtownards)
Beauty & Co Beauty Clinic (Warrenpoint)
La Bella Vita Hair and Beauty (Belfast)
Lash Belfast (Belfast)
Eyelash Extensions Ireland (Newry)
D K Lashes @ The Lash Loft (Belfast)
The Beauty Studio (Carrickfergus)


Lashes by Maggie (Drogheda)
Me Myself  and Eye (Dublin)
The Lash Lounge (Dublin)
AP Beauty Salon and Academy (Ashbourne)
Lashes by Debbie Gibney Byrne (Carlow)
Ritzy Eyes (Dublin)
Up To My Eyes  (Greystones)
The Eyelash Fairy (Drogheda)
Lash4ever Alina’s Lash Art Studio (Newbridge)
Elakshi Lash and Brow Boutique (Naas)


Lashes by Debbie Gibney Byrne (Carlow)
Pink Lash Studio (Cork)
iflutter Mitchelstown (Mitchelstown)
Debbie Gibney Byrne (Carlow)
ROYALASH Studio & Academy (Cork)
Beauty by Vaiva (Kilkenny)
Eyelina Eyebrow and Lash Clinic (Eyelashes by Alina) (Cork)
The Eyeporium Lash, Brow & Beauty Bar (Killarney)
The Tanning Loft (Gorey)
ILash and Beauty Lab (Killarney)


Lovely Lashes Galway (Galway)
The Lash Lounge & Brow Studio (Sligo)
Eye and Lash Emporium (Castlebar)
LashLuv Lash Bar (Galway)
The Lash Lounge (Sligo)
Fab Lash by Angie Galway (Galway)
Beata Eyebrow Artist & Eyelash Stylist (Knocknacarra)
Chez Elaine (Galway)
The Lash & Brow Bar (Roscommon)
Effect Eyelash Academy  (Limerick)

Semi Permanent Make Up Specialist of the Year
Northern Ireland

CT Ink by Carrie Taylor (Ballymoney)
Beauty Ink by R.D (Belfast)
Semi Permanent Make Up by Geraldine Flynn (Belfast)
Glossed Brow Studio (Craigavon)
Semi Permanent and Meso-Vytal Therapy by Jamie O’Neill (Newtownabbey)
Donna Dorothy Permanent Makeup (Belfast)
Skin Medi Spa (Belfast)
Define Aesthetics Phi Brow Microblading NI (Londonderry)
Allure Permanent Makeup (Portadown)
Yolanda Houston SPM (Newry)


Art Permanent Make Up (Newbridge)
Beauty and You Salon (Dublin)
Bella perm (Dublin)
M Academy Monika Matynia Permament Make up and Beauty Clinic (Navan)
InkBrows Permanent Make Up (Tallaght)
Fabrique of Permanent Makeup (Drogheda)
Percision by Sue (Cavan)
Royal Beauty by Kate Pioro (Swords)
Oliwia Blu Permanent beauty (Dublin)
Aileen Campbell Aesthetics (Monaghan)


Advanced Aesthetic Clinic (Wexford)
Permanent makeup & Medical Micropigmentation (Waterford)
Alexandra Szefler Kosmetik Studio (Shannon)
Green Orchid (Cork)
„Be Beauty”Permanent Make Up (Dungarvan)
Shirley’s Beauty & Laser Clinic (Glanmire)
Armand PhiBrows (Ballincollig)
Cali’s Beauty Clinic (Carrigaline)
Arwii Estetica (Kilkenny)
Susan Ryan Beauty Salon And Clinic (Cork)


Art of Beauty (Ennis)
Sharon Lyons Permanent Make Up Clinic (Ballina)
Phibrows Microblading and Permanent Make Up Limerick (Limerick)
Pauline Cawley Beauty Clinic (Castlebar)
DermArt Aesthetics (Galway)
3D Eyebrow Embroidery (Tuam)
Microblading Ireland (Limerick)
Natural Enhancement (Oranmore)
Beyond Beauty (Claregalway)
Westend Beauty Clinic (Abbeyquarter)

Training Academy of the Year
Northern Ireland

Doll Face House of Make Up (Cookstown)
The Beauty School (Warrenpoint)
Decorum Beauty Academy (Newtownards)
The Academy Hair & Beauty Training School (Belfast)
The Beauty School Ireland (Newtownabbey)
Roberta Mechan Beauty Training College (Belfast)
Elizabeth Sands Beauty School (Craigavon)
The Make Up Dept (Belfast)


Hedkandi Academy (Dublin)
Academy 92  (Dublin)
Carella Beauty Training (Dunboyne)
House of Brows  (Dublin)
The Beauty Institute (Athlone)
Fx Makeup Academy (Dublin)
VanityX Makeup Studio & Academy (Swords)
Up To My Eyes (Greystones)


Lauren Malone Academy (Gorey)
Gorey Institute of Beauty (Gorey)
Tiger Training Academy (Cork)
Elite Nail & Beauty Salon & Academy (Cork)
VanityX Makeup Academy Cork (Cork)
The Cork College Of Beauty Therapy (Cork)
Tralee Beauty College (Tralee)
The Institute of Beauty (Waterford)

Aisling Leydon Makeup Academy  (Sligo)
Pembroke Beauty College (Limerick)
School of Make-up Artistry (Briarhill)
Caroline Wimsey Makeup Artist (Sligo)
Glam Gals Beauty Salon and Training Academy (Galway)
Georgina Price College Of Beauty Therapy (Galway)
Three Swans Training (Swinford)
Devilash Lash and Brow Training Academy (Galway)

Best Make Up Salon – Dublin

C Beauty Studio
La Leuar
Omra Beauty
Edvard & Pink
Allure Beauty Salon
Powder Room Hair & Makeup Salon
Diana Macaria Health and Beauty
Luscious Makeup & Hair
Brown Sugar
Aoife Callaghan Make Up Artist

Best Make Up Salon – Northern Ireland

MS Studio (Portadown)
SAVVY (Belfast)
Pro Makeup Studio F L (Belfast)
Ciara Daly Makeup (Belfast)
Lmp’s Makeup & Nail Boutique (Ballynahinch)
La Pro Make Up (Dungannon)
Oonagh Boman Makeup & Beauty (Hillsborough)
B Pure Beauty & Makeup (Belfast)
Caroline Jayne Makeup Artistry (Craigavon)
Lady Unicorn Hair and Makeup (Omagh)

Make Up Blogger/Vlogger of the Year

Lisa Naughton (Athlone)
Belinda Stevans  (Mayo)
Beautynook (Dublin)
Lovely Girlie Bits (Dublin)
Makeup Monster
Pretty Beautiful By Sara (Carlow) (Dublin)
Shapes And Shadows (Dublin)
Make Up Influencer of the Year

Stephanie Lange (Galway)
Chloe Boucher
Keilidh Mua
Makeup By Saz (Tipperary)

Riona Cahill (Meath)
Laura Dempsey Makeup (Waterford)

Celebrity Make Up Artist of the Year

Paula Callan O’Keefe
Donna Morris
Tara O’Farrell
Blathnaid Murphy
Robyn O’Brien
Michelle Regazzoli Stone
Lisa Shannon

SFX Artist of the Year

Belle Artists (Cashel)
Sevina Fx (Derry)
Sinead Faulkner Make up & Studio (Drogheda)
Stephanie Conway Make up Artist  (Bruree)
Connie McGrath Makeup Artist (Belfast)

Outstanding Make Up Business of the Year

Annette O Brien Makeup Artist (Killarney)
Fee Make Up Artistry (Monaghan)
S.A.K.DESIGNS (Armagh)
The Dublin Makeup Academy (Dublin)
Making Faces Makeup Studio (Gorey)
Biofresh Skincare & Makeup (Drogheda)
VanityX Makeup Studio & Academy (Swords)
Make-Up Masters (Clondalkin)
The Makeup Box (Naas)
Make Blink Studio (Dublin)

Best Customer Experience

Wonderland Hair and Beauty (Ballinasloe)
Nova Makeup Studio (Kilkenny)
Luminess Skin & Laser Clinic (Dundalk)
Allure Midland College of Hair Make Up and Beauty (Tullamore)
Blush Beauty Bar (Portarlington)
Lush Make Up & Beauty (Cahir)
Elegant Lady (Edenderry)
Mary Conroy Beauty Salon (Nurney)
Hazel`s Beauty Boutique (Mountmellick)
Priscilla’s Beauty Parlour (Stamullin)


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