Much to our delight after taking home the gold last year, the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards returned to Dublin on Monday 20th June. Taking place in Dublin’s Convention Centre, the event labeled as the Oscars of the hair and beauty industry, proved to be a truly amazing event
Having grown from three salons to five in the space of a year and increased from a staff of 60 to 100, the presence of our Sugar Culture Tribe was more distinct at the Colour Trophy this year than ever before.
The glamorous event was a proud night for our MD Mark O’Keefe as seven tables filled up with 70 Sugar Culture stylists, colour technicians, make-up artists, trainees and extended Sugar Culture family members.
As the competition got underway, nerves ran high with four Grand Finalists in the Men’s Image Award and three in the Ladies category. Every year, it is impossible to predict who is going to win the top prize but one thing that always shines through is that the standard of hairdressing in Ireland is nothing short of spectacular.
After a champagne reception and a delicious three-course dinner, it was show time! ZEBA and Peter Mark both put on visually stunning shows that impressed all in attendance. Anyone who has ever been through the process of putting on the L’Oréal Final Show understands the pressure that comes with the elaborate production and watching it come to life is an emotional affair every time.
Tensions ran high in the build-up to the Men’s Image winner announcement and to our delight, Sugar Culture proved successful in their enthusiastic efforts. We had two very deserving winners with our Blackrock Style Director Roy Leigh and Educator Elayne Archbold crowned winners with their model Conor Gonzales. Unfortunately we didn’t take home the top spot for the Ladies category but Dylan Bradshaw deserves massive congratulations on their winning look.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page to see all the social pics from the event.