Bridget Haren of Bridget Haren Hair & Beauty in Ennis is celebrating after beating off stiff competition to secure a place in the finals of the Most Wanted Awards, presented by leading industry magazine, Creative HEAD.
Established in 2001, Most Wanted recognises the most accomplished names and teams in British and Irish hairdressing – the awesome talents collectively making our hair industry the envy of the world.
Having showcased exceptional skill and ambition, Bridget proved to be a front-runner in the category Exceptional Stylist, gaining a coveted place at the Most Wanted Grand Final on Monday 3 September at London’s iconic Natural History Museum. Here, comedian Katherine Ryan will preside over an occasion that sees 600 glamorous A-Listers from the worlds of hair, fashion, beauty and the media come together for a night of Most Wanted celebration.
The Most Wanted Awards comprise 14 categories recognising creativity and success across a multitude of disciplines, from customer service to commercial innovation. This year’s entries were judged by panela of experts, including hair heavyweights Sam Burnett, Ken O’Rourke and Nicky Clarke OBE, Get the Gloss managing director, Gemma Bellman, Harper’s Bazaar beauty director, Katy Young and the beauty and lifestyle director of Vogue, Jessica Diner.
So, what awaits the Most Wanted victors? Alongside the hairdressing industry’s greatest seal of approval – a Most Wanted Trophy – the champions will also receive a year’s worth of profile-boosting editorial coverage in Creative HEAD and its associated titles, websites and events, resulting in worldwide recognition.
Past winners have gone on to represent global brands, lead Fashion Week teams from London to New York and work with the world’s most coveted designers.
“Our Most Wanted awards salute the hair professionals who inspire, shape and influence not just the hairdressing industry, but also consumers’ lives. There will be an impressive level of ‘clout’ on display at the Grand Final, and we’re very happy to be able to showcase such great talents” – Catherine Handcock, Publisher, Creative HEAD
For a full list of finalists visit creativeheadmag.com/mostwanted.