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.
Catherine Courtney, Emma Courtney
Vicki Bell, Alison Bolan
Hairdresser of the Year – James Wallace
Lee Stinton, Seamus Clancy
Rachel Blond, Amy Clarke
Aileen, Donna McKeown
Team Member of the Year – Ashley Daly
Student of the Year – Heather Cromie
Michelle McMakin, Sinead O’Hanol
Creative Award – Eimear Scullion – Tribal Princess
Sarah Busby, Susan-Louise Gaham
Reem Hasaballah, Glenn Norwood
Photographer of the Year – Tony Webster
Creative Award – Eimear Scullion
Arlene Gormley, Lisa Thomson
Lisa Dempsey, Gillian Kerr
Ciara Copeland, Shonagh Nelson, Catherine Mcgrillen
Ryisha Smyth, Janette Aiken, Nicola Hamill
Lee-ann McKee, Nicki Kalsande
Retailer of the Year – Janette Aiken
Face of CiaraDaly – Claire Gunn
Lady Portia de Monte
Photoshoot of the year nominee Ailin Traynor
Phoenix Award – Andrea Kirwan