Ciara Beary V Hair Design

Ciara Beary is the owner of V Hair Design one of Tipperary’s most popular salons. V Hair Design a unique upscale salon offering total hair care services using Alfaparf Milano . It was founded in 2009 by Ciara. The main goal is to provide fabulous customer satisfaction by rendering excellent service, utilising quality products, and…

I have always worked in the beauty industry. It’s one of the most exciting and rewarding sectors to work in Mary O’Donoghue, President of CIDESCO

How do you start your day? How do you end your day?   My morning ritual begins with a positive affirmation. After that, it’s an essential cup of coffee and checking my emails. At the end of each day, I review what’s been done and what hasn’t. I plan the next day’s work, prioritising essential…

Creativity is essential: a hairdresser must keep up with trends while also having a strong sense of personal style.

  This week we chat to Cork Women Simone Best, who is by her own admission passionate in the pursuit of perfect hair. Her bijoux salon is an oasis of pretty pastels and talented stylists. Simone Best went to college in London, studying fashion. She then trained in hairdressing in Peter Mark, opening her own…

‘I saw a niche to teach the ever requested “Instagram Makeup” and went for it’: Jennie Guinan on creating Academy 92

Academy 92, located in the heart of Dublin city, is the go-to destination for makeup lovers who want to build on their existing skillset or novices to the world of contouring who want to learn the tricks of the trade! They run both intensive one day classes as well as four week long fun and…

‘If you learn to embrace not fitting in, you can create something beautiful’: Aisling Hurley on opening her own salon

Hair by Aisling is a new salon which offers an exclusive one to one experience in a breathtaking scenic location. Specialising in creative colouring, precision cuts and subtle highlights which are timeless and provide the requisite 5-star experience. Her philosophy is simple, she specialises in fresh up to date, versatile styles that are easy to…

Fiona Gainfort on creating a business that’s ‘proactive in being a leader not a follower’

The Gainfort Academy has become synonymous with flair and excellence in the hair and beauty industry for 30 years now. They are a leading salon supplier and also assist new establishments with their design and fit out. Compounding this, Gainfort has their state-of-the art training academy, which was established in 2007. At the helm of…

Travel content creator, Siobhan McAuley chatted to us about being a parent and the power of social media

‘We raise one another up when our motherhood journey challenges us.’ With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we were really keen to celebrate the extraordinary power of mothers and everything they do. From instilling words of wisdom to the level of care they give to their children and the truly magical power of unconditional love, these…