THE brightest and best of Scotland’s hair, beauty and aesthetics industry have been celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony. More than 250 guests attended The Look Awards 2017…
Scotland has some of the best experts that the hair, beauty and aesthetic industry has to offer. From stylists to experts in technology the emerging talent and the industry market has never been stronger.
The Look Awards first launched in 2015, and ever since the campaign has continued to recognise and award success across a total of 20 categories. 2018 will see the fourth year of the event, and an exciting exclusive collaboration with the Scottish Hair & Beauty Show at The SEC Centre, Glasgow.
For full information on the 2018 event, or to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact Heather Steven on 0141 302 6018 or email email@example.com
The Look Awards have collaborated with the Scottish Hair and Beauty Show 2018
For 2018 The Look Awards have collaborated with the Scottish Hair and Beauty Show 2018 which will be held on Sunday, April 22nd and Monday, April 23, 2018 at the SEC Centre, Glasgow.
As part of this collaboration three of the Hair Categories (Hair Stylist of the Year, Wedding Stylist of the Year and Hair Extension Specialist) will be judged at a live styling event on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at The Scottish Hair and Beauty Show, SEC Centre, Glasgow on our very own Look Awards stage.
If you are shortlisted in these three Hair Categories then you will be invited to the Live Judging session on Sunday April 22, 2018.
The winner of Live Judging Session will be announced on the evening of the Look Awards, Sunday April 22, 2018.
To find out more information on the Scottish Hair and Beauty Show please click here
Also as part of this collaboration we are also excited to announce that The Great British Barbering Academy are sponsoring the “Scotland’s Best Barber Award” which will be judged at The Scottish Hair and Beauty Show, SEC Centre, Glasgow on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 and presented by Mike Taylor on the evening of the Look Awards.
If you are shortlisted in the Scotland’s Best Barber category you will be invited to the live judging day on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 and invited to attend the Look Awards 2018 on the evening of Sunday, April 22nd when the winner will be announced.
The competition for Scotland’s Best Barber Award will be judged as part of The Great British Barbering Academy’s annual competition and entries for this category can be submitted via the enter now tab below.
To find out more about The Great British Barbering Academy’s, please click here:
Eva Arrighi (Fashion Editor, The Herald)
Glasgow School of Art graduate Eva Arrighi joined the fledgling Sunday Herald Magazine in 1999 as a picture researcher. In 2001 she was appointed as the Sunday Herald’s Lifestyle Editor with responsibilities for the editorial fashion, interiors and market pages content.
In 2009 she became Group Fashion Editor at the Herald and Times Group with a remit to provide fashion editorial content across all three titles based in Glasgow, The Herald, Sunday Herald and The Evening Times.
Lynn Milligan (Curriculum Head: Beauty, City of Glasgow College)
I qualified as a Beauty Therapist almost 26 years ago, l have taught Beauty Therapy in FE for 22 years and am the Curriculum Head for Beauty at City of Glasgow College. I have vast experience of the beauty curriculum, qualifications, beauty treatments, retail and training. I work closely with the beauty industry, visit salons/ spas regularly and attend Professional Beauty London Excel annually to ensure that my knowledge of the industry is current.
In my career l have worked with a wide variety of products and have trained and networked with beauty professionals throughout the UK and abroad.
Dr Nestor MBChB, BSc Hons Neuro (Cosmetic & Hair Restoration Doctor, Dr Nestor’s Medical Cosmetic Centre)
Dr Nestor is one of Scotland’s more experienced Cosmetic Doctors, International speaker and author in Aesthetic Medicine. Dr Nestor holds regular fortnightly clinics at London’s multi-award winning PHI Clinic as well as teaches Silhouette Soft Thread Lift frequently on Harley St.
With a wealth of experience in Cosmetic Medicine, and a passion for this specialty, Dr Nestor opened The Medical Cosmetic Centre to address facial ageing, skin health, hair loss and body concerns, equally for women and men.
Dr Nestor obtained his Medical and Honours Degree from the University of Edinburgh in 2006. He then pursued a surgical career, gaining experience from several surgical specialties predominantly Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery and Plastic Surgery. Alongside this he entered Aesthetic Medicine which became his passion and ambition. His focus is developing this specialty in Scotland as well as safeguarding patients by taking an active role in Scottish Health Board Regulations surrounding treatments.
Mike Taylor (Co-Founder, The Great British Barbering Academy)
Passionate about his profession and a stalwart of British barbering, Mike has been a barber for over 27 years having opened his first barbershop in Newbury aged 20. Mike now successfully manages eight barbershops across Hampshire and Dorset. As well as working behind the chair in his barbershop in Bournemouth. Mike is also head educator for the Great British Barbering Academy, a training academy dedicated to barber training working alongside companies Salon Services and Andis. Mike is the founder of the British Barbers’ Association, a trade organisation dedicated to offering support, advice and a range of products and marketing and financial services, training and competitions exclusively to barbers and men’s hairdressers in the UK. In addition, Mike is also on the board of the Barbering Council – the only government backed trade organisation whose campaign is to raise standards and make our industry self-regulated.
Mike teaches and assesses barbering NVQ 2 and 3 and delivers training for short barbering courses either at his training academy in Poole or Basingstoke or out at colleges and salons across the UK, but is also very active in nearly every aspect of barbering imaginable.
Pamela Docherty (Artistic Director for Asteria Bridal)
With 17 continuous years in her industry, Pamela is one of Scotland’s leading bridal hair specialists. Her career has seen her internationally train, and work alongside brands such as Wella and Patrick Cameron.
Pamela’s work has taken her to runways and events around the world. From presenting models at the iconic Trend vision finals, to being crowned a Best of British hairdresser, Pamela continues to be recognised for her creativity and expert eye.
As well as her extensive European success, Pamela has also had a prolific impact on the face of Scottish hairdressing as Artistic Director for the renowned Rita Rusk International.
Pamela loves to pull inspiration from her international fashion experience, to create stunning and personalised wedding looks for the brides she styles. When she isn’t crafting the perfect wedding hair, Pamela caters to her select clientele in one of Glasgow’s most fashionable boutique salons.
Sara Hill (Makeup Artist)
Makeup Artist Sara Hill is a free thinking creative born in Glasgow. With over 20 years in the Industry. She is currently represented by London agency S:Management. Sara has worked with many notable personalities including Kanye West, Marina and the Diamonds, Rae Morris, Indiana, Melanie C, Emeli Sande, Jack O’Connell, Grace Jones, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and many more. Sara has also worked for many years at international fashion weeks with the biggest names in the business like Vivienne Westwood, Ashish and Alexander McQueen. She is the Editor of Hope street Magazine and Launched her own incredible Makeup line two years ago selling worldwide, with featured press in British Vogue, Marie Claire and Elle now sold on Europe fastest growing retailer Cult Beauty. www.sarahill.com
John Gillespie (Managing Director of John Gillespie Hair & Beauty)
Hairdresser, businessman, presenter, coach, TV presenter, brand ambassador and inventor…these are just some of the titles that hairdressing entrepreneur John Gillespie can lay claim to.
A second-generation hairdresser, John is the Managing Director of John Gillespie Hair and Beauty. John has been at the helm of the business since 1993 and has seen the business grow and develop over the years to become the destination salon that it is today.
Throughout his career, John has never been one to stand still; he’s always looking for a new challenge or direction and is now renowned as one of the industry’s most accomplished businessmen.
Over the years, John has worked with many of the industry giants including the Amway Corporation Schwarzkopf Professional and L’Oreal Professional. His business expertise and invaluable level of knowledge has been utilised by many businesses to help them achieve their business goals. He has appeared as a presenter on many TV and radio appearances including BBC’s Style Challenge, The Clothes Show, Good Morning Britain, QVC and The Insider.
John’s latest entrepreneurial adventure is in product development, he has designed a curved shaped brush, which as taken the market by storm. Combining the benefits of both a paddle and a round brush, John’s Arconic Brush provides both volume and speeds up the drying process. The brush has received plaudits and praise from both the hairdressing industry and consumers alike.
Alison Bell (Curriculum Head in hairdressing, City of Glasgow College)
Alison has been working in the Hairdressing industry for 28 years. Having worked and managed salons across Scotland she has spent the vast amount of her career working in Ireland where she worked for Peter Mark. In that time Alison moved to becoming one of the first fleet L’Oréal Colour Specialists. Alison’s work includes styling for TV programmes and book covers for celebrity chef Jenny Bristow, educating and working on hair shows and seminars and having work publicised for advertising campaign and magazines.
The last 12 years Alison has spent at City of Glasgow College working as a lecturer and most recently Curriculum Head. Never losing passion for the industry and continuing to practice the art is at the forefront of me managing and educating students.
Victoria Lynch (Managing Director and Owner of Additional Lengths)
Victoria is the Managing Director and owner of Additional Lengths, the multi award-winning hair extension specialists. Offering a range of extensions for both the consumer and professional extensionists, as well as aftercare, styling tools and tools from their own brand and leading names such as Cloud Nine, Moroccan Oil and Tangle Teezer.
As an extensionist herself she founded the luxury hair extension brand, Remi Cachet. Offering a choice of pre-bonded, wefts, tape and clip ins; a full aftercare range and HABIA accredited training; they for a deep bond with their stylist and extension wearers.
Victoria promotes excellence in extension work, keen to #liftthelid on application and is proud to be a Judge at this years Look Awards.
The Look Awards provides a national platform to celebrate and recognise the outstanding success that the health, hair & beauty and aesthetic industry has to offer.
The event offers a comprehensive long term marketing campaign which confirms your strong commitment to the health, hair & beauty and aesthetic industry.
The Herald welcomes the opportunity to work in partnership with a variety of organisations to promote and grow these important national awards.
Interested in sponsorship and want to find out more?
Contact Lynn Kelly, Business Development Manager on 0141 302 6011 to discuss the opportunities available for 2018.
Sponsorship of The Look Awards offers you the opportunity to…
- Align your brand with excellence and quality
- Increase your profile with the extensive marketing and PR campaign carried out pre and post-event
- Achieve tighter targeting and build relationships with industry leaders
- Reinforce your brand’s credentials by supporting and endorsing the health, hair & beauty and aesthetic industry.
High Definition sponsored the Outstanding Contribution Award at The Look Awards 2017 to the winners Charlie Taylor Hair & Beauty
Showcase your business and products at the 2018 Look Awards.
Bespoke packages can be created to provide a unique exhibitor experience for all event guests.
To find out more please contact Lynn Kelly, Business Development Manager on 0141 302 6011 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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