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 hair stylist 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.
Drumroll please… 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.
Great Lengths would like to thank all of the salons and stylists who entered the awards, and say a huge well done to all of the finalists, and Congratulate all of the winners from each category. The quality and standard of work was exceptional.