Save the date! October 20th, 2019

2019 Theme announced!

This year we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Now in its tenth year, the ALFAPARF Milano Fantastic Hairdresser Awards is the biggest awards ceremony in the Irish Hairdressing industry, attended by more hairdressing professionals than any other. A celebration of the creative artistry and commercial acumen that lies at the heart of successful hairdressing, this fantastic event provides a national platform that both recognises and inspires the very best.

The Award Categories

The Hair Awards

Long Hair Stylist

Emphasize the beauty of long hair.

Barbering Award

Create a cover worthy gents look.

Fantastic Colourist

New trends in glorious colour.

Junior Award

Recognising upcoming talent.


The only limit is the imagination!

Fantastic Stylist

Prove excellence and dedication.

The Business Awards

Marketing Award

Communication is key!

Fantastic Salon Award

A team effort.

Hairdresser Award

Praising the talented individual.


Create spectacular images that inspire Hairdressers and customers alike.

The Award Shows

The Grand Finale of the event always promises to be a highly inspirational and technically stunning show, a seamless kaleidoscope of colour, imagination and creativity to thrill and inspire the gathered elite of the Irish Hairdressing industry at the event.

Nexxt Generation Show

Paul Stafford Show

The After Party

The after-show party will begin at approximately 10.30pm, at HOUSE, one of Dublin’s most exclusive venues. Open to all show attendees, models, competitors and make-up artists, it’s the perfect opportunity to let your hair down and mingle after the show! Our specially selected DJ will spin tunes until late. Just make sure to keep wearing your security wristband from the awards show to gain entry to HOUSE. The after party venue: House, Dublin, 27 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 1 905 9090 E. welcome@housedublin.ie

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+353 (01) 672 5960 academy@xperthair.ie

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The ALFAPARF Hair Academy, 26A Old Kilmainham Rd, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin