This stunning photoshoot took place in the National History Museum in Dublin to launch the awards.

The glamourous event will take place on March 9 in City West Hotel, and will see more than 300 competitive stylists battle it out for the coveted title of IHF Hairdresser of the Year.

Even better news, the awards are open to the public, so spectators can feast their eyes on the selection of skilful styles specially created for the event.

Stylists who wish to enter the IHF National Hairdressing Championships have until March 4 to register at

Tickets can be purchased at the event on the day, or can be booked ahead by calling Pauline at 056 8833808 or email

For more information visit Irish Hairdressers Federation on Facebook.