The Belfast make-up honours the Shaz Awards returned for their sixth consecutive last month seeing make up artists, models and photographers among the winners at the glamorous ceremony.
Created by make up artist Ciara Daly, who has been working in the make up industry for over a decade, owns a make up academy as well as a globally successful brush range, the awards aim to celebrate and encourage creative talent within the make up industry by celebrating excellence and creativity.
Ciara’s make up academy, based on the Lisburn Road, is one of the country’s most sought after training facilities, offering courses for beginners to more experienced artists; and it has created and nurtured some of Ireland’s freshest creative talent.
Here’s a snapshot of who could be seen at the recent awards and the winners.
Team Member of the Year – Ashley Daly
Face of CiaraDaly – Claire Gunn
Ryisha Smyth, Janette Aiken, Nicola Hamill
Lee-ann McKee, Nicki Kalsande
Michelle McMakin, Sinead O’Hanol
Student of the Year – Heather Cromie
Sarah Busby, Susan-Louise Gaham
Aileen, Donna McKeown
Lisa Dempsey, Gillian Kerr
Creative Award – Eimear Scullion – Tribal Princess
Photographer of the Year – Tony Webster
Reem Hasaballah, Glenn Norwood
Lee Stinton, Seamus Clancy
Catherine Courtney, Emma Courtney
Photoshoot of the year nominee Ailin Traynor
Hairdresser of the Year – James Wallace
Creative Award – Eimear Scullion
Lady Portia de Monte
Retailer of the Year – Janette Aiken
Rachel Blond, Amy Clarke
Ciara Copeland, Shonagh Nelson, Catherine Mcgrillen
Vicki Bell, Alison Bolan
Phoenix Award – Andrea Kirwan
Arlene Gormley, Lisa Thomson