Dunloy hairdresser Joannne is Avant Garde UK finalist

Joanne O'Neill from Dunloy. INBM33-13
Joanne O'Neill from Dunloy. INBM33-13

The search for Britain’s top creative talent is well under as the finalists for HJ’s 2013 British Hairdressing Awards have been announced and Dunloy’s Joanne O’Neill of Joanne O’Neill Hairdressing has been named in the Avant Garde Hairdresser Of The Year specialist category.

Joanne entered a photographic collection consisting of four images that demonstrated her talent within their chosen specialty and is now one of six finalists to make it through to the final. Joanne will now submit a further four images to create an entire collection that are again judged anonymously to reveal the ultimate winner on Monday 25th November.

Publishing Director Jayne Lewis-Orr said: “Joanne’s entry showcased her creativity, passion and finishing skills and impressed the judges, securing a place at the British Hairdressing Awards.”

Joanne replied: “I couldn’t believe it when I heard the news. The British Hairdressing Awards is an amazing event and to be part of it is such a highlight in my career. I’m looking forward to submitting the second half of my collection and then the evening itself in November, which is always a night to remember.”

No stranger to awards Joanne has won Alternative Hair Visionary Award Ireland 2013 and Irish Photographic Avant Garde 2013 title also.