Top Hairstylists Go Head To Head

The Semi Final Event

The photographic entries are in and now over 80 hairdressers from salons all over the country will go head to head displaying their creative talent at the  L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2017 Semi Final Event in the O’Reilly Hall, UCD, Dublin on Wednesday April 19th at 5.30pm. The prize is to win a coveted place as a finalist and the opportunity to unleash the star within at the grand final of the 51st L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards.

The awards, which are the longest running in the world, honour the brightest hairdressing talents across the country, involves the biggest icons in the industry and showcases all that is loved about hair colour, trends and fashion.

There are three competitive categories including the L’Oréal Men’s Image Award, the Star Award and the highly coveted L’Oréal Colour Trophy. Each requires the teams to create an inspirational modern hair colour and style on a model that must be complemented by the total look taking inspiration from contemporary fashion trends.

The judging panel at all stages of the competition features some of the highest profiled names in the international hairdressing industry. The successful semi finalists in each category will qualify to participate in the prestigious black tie grand final of the 51st L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards, which will take place in the O’Reilly Hall, UCD Dublin on Monday July 3rd.

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy provides stylists and their salons with an opportunity to compete with the best talent in the industry globally and the overall winner will present their model and winning look at the International L’Oréal Professionnel Business Forum in Seville from 2nd-4th October. The 2016 winner Dylan Bradshaw salon, represented by Aoife Bradley and Jenny Dawson, went on to win this major international industry event in Lisbon last October.

Salon owner Dylan Bradshaw said; “The International win was a great achievement for the team. It is especially significant as Ireland is such a small Island and we feel proud to have had the opportunity to represent our country on a global platform. The L’Oréal Colour Trophy gives our hungry emerging talent, and established artists alike, the chance to showcase their craft amongst an elite group of Industry professionals, benchmarking the innovative capabilities of our great nation!”

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