Stylists brush up ahead of competition
THE Olympics of hair design and beauty are coming to Ireland this summer.
More than 5,000 of the world's top hairstylists and beauty experts will descend on Dublin in May for the Organisation Mondial Coiffure's (OMC) European Cup Championships.
The event, on May 29 and 30 at Dublin's RDS, is expected to generate €1.5m. It will feature 400 of the world's top stylists.
The Irish Hairdressing Federation is hosting the event.
The 2011 Hair and Beauty Expo will take place at the same time. The trade show will showcase the latest hair and beauty products. Tickets start at €20 and are available through Ticketmaster.
Georgia Salpa and Pippa O'Connor are pictured with creations by two of Ireland's most creative hair stylists, Wayne Partridge and Sara Mason from Team Ireland. For more information log on to www.omcireland.com