The challenge is open to trainee hairdressers of any level who are still undergoing training.

model with braids by Ciara Harrington

Current Star Team member Ciara Harrington’s example of ‘Runway Ready’

A unique opportunity to get your trainees involved in crafting a creative competition look, the Irish Hair Federation Star Team has launched the junior stylist challenge with the theme of ‘runway ready’.  Open until 30 April, the purpose of the task is for trainees to demonstrate their creative spark, with the winner getting to spend the day with the Star Team on one of the education days.  

How to enter 

Create a look 
Embrace the ‘Runway Ready’ theme and let your creativity shine. Whether it’s styling mannequins, yourself, or a model’s hair, now is the chance to unleash your imagination and craft a look that steals the spotlight. Before and after images must also be included in each post or Reel.  

Post to Instagram 
Snap a picture of your creation and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #THESTARTEAMCHALLENGE24.  Don’t forget to tag @irishhairfed in your post.  Ensure that your Instagram profile is set to public, so the team can see your entry. 

The winner will be announced on 10 May. Good luck!  

 For the full list of rules, click here.