Saturday 17 March 2018

Top 10 Irish hairstylists to follow on Instagram

L-R: Models Thalia Heffernan, Karen Fitzpatrick, Yomiko Chen, Lynn Kelly and Tara O'Farrell with makeup by Dearbhla Keenan with hair by Michael Leong
L-R: Models Thalia Heffernan, Karen Fitzpatrick, Yomiko Chen, Lynn Kelly and Tara O'Farrell with makeup by Dearbhla Keenan with hair by Michael Leong
Freya Drohan

Freya Drohan

Prepare for some hairspiration, as we round up ten of the best hairstylists that you need to be following now.

1. Michael Leong

Should you spot haute-couture inspired hair in an editorial or at a fashion show in Ireland - you can guarantee that Michael Leong is behind it. He even hand makes the hair accessories such as flowers, garlands and bows.

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Follow @LBHcollects

2. Matthew Feeney

Aviary Lane hairstylist and King of the curly blowdry. A favourite of Una Foden, Vogue Williams and Holly Carpenter.


Follow @GlamFeeney

3. Roy Leigh

Brown Sugar's Roy Leigh is a L'Oreal trained ID artist and also won the coveted 'Hair Stylist of the Year' accolade at Image Magazine's Beauty Awards. Follow him for some seriously avante-garde and innovative styling ideas.


Follow @RoyLeigh89

4. Ceira Lambert

If it's volume and length you're after, Ceira Lambert is one of the most sought after hair extension specialists in the business. Among her many devout fans are Vicky Pattinson, Nadia Forde, Georgia Salpa and Lucy Kennedy.

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Follow @CeiraLambert

5. Valerie Patterson

With almost 30 years experience, Valerie has built up an excellent reputation as a hair stylist and extension specialist. Valerie was also recently named winner of both the 'Classic Volume' and 'Avant Garde Creation' categories at the inaugural Great Lengths Hair Extensions Awards.


Follow @CowboysAndAngels

6. Billy Orr

Hair stylist to the stars Billy Orr has a portfolio that boasts shoots for fashion bibles including Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan Middle East and Social & Personal. When he's not in locations around the world, Billy can be found beautifying clients at Kazumi Hair Salon on Molesworth Street (Fridays and Saturdays, by appointment only.)

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Follow @BillyOrr1

7. Zero One Salon

Wicklow based hairsalon Zero One specialise in extensions, colour and braids. If you use Instagram, chances are you've probably come across them already - as they are a favourite with many Irish bloggers and models.

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Follow @ZeroOneSalon

8. David Cashman

Industry favourite David Cashman regularly works with brands such as Brown Thomas and publications like Image, Tatler and Bash. Most recently, he was enlisted as the hairstylist for the two male models on the George's Street “Our Nations Sons” mural by artist Joe Caslin.

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Follow @CashamDJMC

9. Dylan Bradshaw Salon and Academy

Go behind the scenes of shoots and shows with this account. You can also expect plenty of nail, hair and makeup inspiration and new releases from the salon's own product range.

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Follow @DylanBradshaw_DB

10. Preen Hair and Beauty

Dame Street salon Preen has notched up a slew of notable awards. Most recently, resident hairdresser Niamh O'Connor was voted 'Best Colourist' at the Image Magazine Beauty Awards. Follow their online account for product tips, an inside look at their boutique style salon and HD brow inspiration from brow-pro Siobhan Macken.

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Follow @PreenHairAndBeautyDublin



Compiled by @freyadro

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