We’re delighted to announce the winners of the ALFAPARF Milano Fantastic Hairdresser Awards 2017, now the most widely anticipated and attended awards ceremony in the Hairdressing industry on the island of Ireland.

In what was a truly inspirational and highly artistic Grand Finale show, we were thrilled to feature the work of such hairdressing greats as Paul Stafford, the ALFAPARF Milano Nexxt Generation Style Ambassador Creative Team and the Intercoiffure Ireland team, who inspired and delighted our esteemed guests in an explosion of creativity, excellence and inspiration.

We believe that creative and technical excellence must be supported and fostered, and thanks to the prestigious ALFAPARF Milano Academy, now offering Ireland’s largest portfolio of professional courses to our valued customers, we did exactly that. We were excited to announce the launch of our new state-of-the-art Accademia later this year, the largest of its kind in Ireland and the UK, which will provide the perfect environment for ongoing education in the pursuit of excellence.


We were also delighted to announce the winner, Lloyds Hair, of our new Business award – the ALFAPARF Milano Fantastic Marketing Award. The aim of this award is to recognise excellence in marketing and communications in individual salons and the growing importance of clearly defined, targeted communications for salons.

Finally, we were thrilled to announce that the winner of the ALFAPARF MILANO FANTASTIC HAIR COLOURIST AWARD, Emma FINLEY who will be eligible, for the first time, to represent Ireland at the ALFAPARF Milano International Nexxt Colour GenHairation contest, to be held in Valencia, Spain in 2018. As the winner of this high-profile ALFAPARF Milano International Nexxt Colour GenHairation competition, which will feature stylists from all over the world, Emma will be invited represent Ireland and present her award-winning technique during a glittering ALFAPARF Milano Show, alongside the ALFAPARF Milano styling team in an international location following the contest. The show will be promoted internationally thus giving the overall winner a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to raise their profile not only in Ireland but throughout the world.

At ALFAPARF Milano, we believe in fostering excellence through education and promoting it through national and international events. We believe that the ALFAPARF Milano Fantastic Hairdresser Awards inspires, recognises and rewards the leading lights of our industry, and fosters its rising stars, as they strive for and achieve excellence. Thank you for  your beautiful work and we will continue to support you in your pursuit of excellence.

David Donnellan
Managing Director, ALFAPARF Milano Ireland