Here Today, Huge Tomorrow: Ireland's Next Generation Beauty Pros

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Ireland's beauty industry has never been so buoyant, with an impressive roll-call of experts, entrepreneurs and clued-up creatives making waves on home and international waters.?Here are the next leaders in beauty who, in our eyes, are already reaching stellar'status.

Stephanie O?Quigley


Blogger, girl-about-town and marketer for Cocoa Brown Tan. A walking encyclopaedia of health, fitness and beauty booty. Follow her here.

Colleen Allman



MAC make-up artist based in Galway, and part of its international creative team, Colleen creates beautiful faces. Follow her here.

Kate Verling


Runs Mink hand and foot spas with her parents Orla and Jim; has an eye for pretty manis and hot new brands. Follow Kate here

Paul Mooney



Impeccable, intuitive beauty brand entrepreneur responsible for Flormar and Flawless collections. Follow his journey here

Julie Kirwan


Former blogger and IMAGE intern who's now flying up the PR ladder for Chanel in London. Follow her overseas adventure here

Claire Sweeney


Director at Distinct Distribution, representing brands such as Stila, iWhite and James Read Tan, this woman has taste as well as smarts. Follow her here


Matthew Feeney


In-demand designer dude who tends to the tresses of Irish glamazons including Roz Purcell and Vogue Williams. Follow him here.

Pamela Laird


Established mani queen, now developing her own line of solution-driven beauty products. Follow her here for all her nail tips and updates.

David Cashman



Massive talent and great vibes, David's the session stylist who is number one on everyone's wish list. Follow him here.

Andrea Horan


Scored a home run with Tropical Popical, her first beauty venture, and the depth of this PR and social advocate's kaleidoscopic brain is unfathomable. Follow her glittery madness here

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