This year’s Great Lengths Ireland 2017/18 Awards took place on Monday, 15th May in Fade Street Social for one of the most anticipated events in the hair extension industry. Guests included top salons and stylists from across the country and VIP guests included finalist of Britain’s Next Top Model, Alannah Beirne and Top Irish Model, Lynn Kelly, and the who’s who of the hair industry in Ireland.
Guests were greeted with a tall glass of prosecco upon arrival and enjoyed a sumptuous three-course lunch, while TV3’s Deric Hartigan played host and MC for the afternoon.
With hundreds of entries, the specially selected expert judging panel had their work cut out! Celebrity hairstylist Michael Leong, Creative Head Ireland Editor Anna Samson, Fringe Magazine Editor Tara Corristine and Top model and influencer Holly Carpenter took on the impossible task of choosing the winners and also attended the Awards Ceremony.
The winners are:
Avant-garde Creation – Emma Leung, Kelly Leung Hair Design, Malahide, Co. Dublin
Bridal Creation – Niamh Kennedy, Willow Hair Boutique, Waterford
Create the One: Length – Chelsea Kearney, Blown Away, Cork
Create the One: Colour – Anne-Marie Hoare, Ceira Lamberts Hair Consultancy, Shankill, Co. Dublin
Create the One: Volume – Laura Francis, Hession Hairdressing, Clontarf, Co. Dublin
The Great Lengths Trophy in Extension Excellence – Valerie Patterson, Cowboys and Angels, Dublin