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Award Winning Hair

Monday, 22 February 2010

Treat your tresses to an award winning makeover with inspiration from the stars.

Over the weekend awards season kicked off in style. Today we take a look at some of the weekend's best dressed ladies' hair and recreate a winning style.

Why is it Relevant Today?
The Meteors were on Friday, the IFTAs on Saturday and the BAFTAs on Sunday- what a weekend for the locks of the rich n' famous! We're here to show an easy way to create the winning look from the weekend.

Who Is The Guest?

Shay Dempsey - Hairstylist to the stars!
Multi award winning stylist Shay Dempsey has worked across the international hairdressing industry for the past twenty years and has become among the best in the business. With his unique and original style Shay is fast becoming the most sought after of hair professionals. From individual clients, The Ryder Cup, The MTV Awards, numerous fashion shows, right through to creating new looks for next season, Shay's charismatic personality and vision has given him the edge on all his peers.

Shay's clients are and have been the cream of A-list celebrities throughout the world:
Alicia Silverstone, Gabriel Byrne, Kenneth Brannagh, Jerry Hall, Helena Christiansen, Alison Doody, Heidi Klum, Samantha Mumba, Amanda Byron, Brian O'Driscoll, Ronan O'Gara and Padraig Harrington to name but a few!

Shay is proprietor of Zoo hair salon in Dublin's city centre. He's happiest when working saying that his moments of greatness occur "because I love what I do, so whether I'm on a photo shoot or the salon floor, I'm at my best"
Shay has huge admiration for Vidal Sassoon, who he says is "Iconic".