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