A hair stylist hailing from Laois has come third place runner-up in the Fantastic Junior category at the Alfaparf Milano Fantastic Hairdresser awards 2018.
Hayley Davies from Society Salon, Portarlington, received her accolade last weekend.
Now in its ninth year, it is one of the most widely anticipated and attended awards ceremony in the hairdressing industry on the island of Ireland.
The awards took place in the RDS, Ballsbridge on Sunday, 11 November.
Acclaimed stylist, designer and TV presenter Brendan Courtney, hosted the huge event, where roughly 1,200 stylists and industry insiders attended.
The theme of this year’s show was ‘Go Modern’, inspired by the ‘Mod’ style-culture movement in 60’s London, and is still prelevant today.
Judging the awards was a panel comprising five internationally renowned industry experts: Joseph Koniak, Alessandro Fratini, Sean Dawson, Vivica Davies and Alan Edwards.
Well done to Hayley on what we’re sure to be the first of many hairdressing awards!