We have a positive update for you on the London Lifestyle Awards. Last month, we blogged about how we were shortlisted as one of the top 17 salons in London. Now we can say that we’re at the top of that list. Just look at the prize that we picked up on the night (above).
At a glamorous awards ceremony in The Brewery in central London, Sinéad joined the best of the capital’s businesses across a wide range of industries for a night of drinks, dinner and the winners’ announcements. The room was filled with all of the best known companies in London from the celebs’ favourite nightclub Tape to hotels like The Mondrian and theatre shows like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – there were some serious movers and shakers there.
It was actually quite nerve-wracking knowing that we were up against London’s elite, so we knew we had to put a bit of effort into getting ready so that we’d feel confident. You know that feeling of looking in the mirror and liking what you see so you feel like you fit in – we wanted that! Sinéad went for a stunning dress from Three Floor (available from ASOS), sultry smokey eyes and a long ponytail hairstyle in the end. Posing with friend and journalist Zoe Griffin, she looks so striking doesn’t she?
The hair was the talking point as Sinéad normally opts for a classic blow-dried wavy style. Have you ever seen her with her hair in a ponytail? Or so much hair? Ok, we know she has voluminous hair but this is longer than she usually wears it and that’s because of Easilocks.
The hair is from the Megan Mckenna Easilocks range and Sinéad made it look more interesting by styling it into a pony tail. It’s really easy to use to create attention-grabbing up-dos as well as seriously bouncy blow dries. Once in the ponytail, Sinead wrapped her own hair around it, pinned it and then created a couple of braids to make things more interesting and to add a touch of a modern-day grown up fairytale look. Kind of like a sexy version of Elsa from Frozen…
When Sinéad Kelly London was announced as runner-up, everyone turned to look so it was worth dressing up. We shared a table with the amazing gym, The Library and The Little Library (our neighbours in Barnes). Do check out their website if you want to get in shape or just be a healthier version of yourself.
The awards were voted for by the public, so it means a lot to receive one as it’s not just a team of judges that have decided that we do a good job, its our clients themselves and we love making our clients happy. Another special thing is that this honour shows Sinéad has been accepted in London. It’s not easy to come to London from Dublin and start up a new salon and Sinéad Kelly London has only been going 7 years. In that time, Sinéad’s had two children and got married and awards like this make it worth the hard work. Hopefully, Sinéad winning one inspires other women and working mothers that they can do something similar if they focus and stay fixed on their goals.
Thanks to everyone who voted for us. It means a lot!
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