The trend-led and commercially creative LCT Grand Final was nothing short of spectacular, from the winning looks to the head-turning hair show by Marlon Hawkins
L’Oréal Colour Trophy Overall winner
Colourist Mark Sherwood and stylist Augusto Miranda, Zeba Hairdressing, South William Street, Dublin
The RDS Dublin opened its doors on Monday evening for the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Grand Final, showcasing not only the exceptional talent on display but also a strong sense of community. The evening was hosted by TV presenter Darren Kennedy, and this was a chance to get properly creative and illustrate just why there’s such a buzz around Irish hairdressing right now.
Colourist Mark Sherwood and stylist Augusto Miranda of Zeba Hairdressing, South William Street, Dublin took the top spot title, being crowned L’Oréal Colour Trophy overall winner with their striking, staggered length look on their model.
Judges: Angel Montague-Sayers of Sally Montague Hair Group, Trevor Sorbie’s Nathan Walker, Sally Brooks from Brooks & Brooks, Adam Reed from Arkive by Adam Reed and Strictly Xtended’s Abigail Butler.
The competition was tight. The judges – Sally Brooks from Brooks & Brooks, Trevor Sorbie’s Nathan Walker, Sally Montague Hair Group’s Angel Montague-Sayers, Strictly Xtended’s Abigail Butler, and Adam Reed from Arkive by Adam Reed – had a tough job on their hands.
A few others managed to secure a trophy on the night, let’s find out who they were…
L’Oréal Colour Trophy second place
Ciaran Cannon, The Hair Artist, Dublin
L’Oréal Colour Trophy third place
Colourist James McMahon and stylist Catherine McElligott, The Hairshop, Dundalk
STAR Award winner
Colourist Nadine Brady and stylist Claire Donegan, La Mode, Dublin
L’Oréal Colour Trophy finalist models
2022 Most Wanted Creative Talent winner and Brooks & Brooks artistic director, Marlon Hawkins led a stunning show at the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Ireland Grand Final show; BLANKSPACE transported the audience into a futuristic world where cyber chic met statement, runway styles.
Presenting a visual feast of concepts and colour, Marlon led a hair team of ID Artists that included Mike DeCanter (Zeba Hairdressing), Callum O’Donovan (The Edge Hair Design), 2022 L’Oréal Colour Trophy winner Emma Marcey (Odd), Claudia Walsh (Davey Davey), Orla Langton (Wildflower) and Gemma Murphy (Dylan Bradshaw).
The show took the audience on a quest to discover beauty in a blank space, in a totally unique way. Exploring colour pops, silhouettes, and dynamic energy, BLANKSPACE submerged those watching in an utterly creative and immersive experience. Beautiful and inspiring, it held everyone captivated.
Marlon Hawkins and L’Oreal Professionnel Paris ID Artist team