Thursday, 1st February
The Xposé Benefit Awards are taking place in The Round Room on Thursday, 1st of February.
Xposé and Benefit Cosmetics will recognise and celebrate inspirational people across beauty, fashion, entertainment, design and some Irish wave makers on this very special night.
Best Beauty Influencer
Popular social personalities with beauty industry experience, who are active and influential on social media channels.
Nominees: Chloe Boucher, Pippa O’Connor, Jennifer Rock, Marissa Carter, Suzanne Jackson, Rosie Connolly, Triona Mc Carthy, Keilidh Cashell, Aimee Connolly, Cliona Kelly, Ellen Kavanagh, Aideen Murphy.
Best Session Makeup Artist
Make-up artists operating on a fully freelance basis or dedicating time to editorial session work under their individual names.
Nominees: Tara O’Farrell, Paula Callan, Michelle Regazzoli, Judy Wong, Ailbhe Lynch, Dearbhla Keenan, Christine Lucigniano, Leonard Daly, Ken Boylan, Lyndsey Cavanagh, Roy Wong, Zoe Clarke.
Best Male TV Star
Popular male TV stars who appear regularly on Irish screens.
Nominees: Chris and Kem, James Patrice, Louis Walsh, Baz Ashmawy, Barry Ward, Aidan Turner, Danny Miller, Daniel Brocklebank, Tristan Gemmill, Graham Norton.
Best Female TV Star
Popular female TV stars who appear regularly on Irish screens.
Nominees: Lucy Fallon, Vogue Williams, Amanda Byram, Angela Scanlon, Lucy Kennedy, Amy Huberman, Charlie Murphy, Alison Spittle, Sharon Horgan, Kym Marsh.
Best Fashion Stylist
Established editorial fashion stylists in the Irish market.
Nominees: Courtney Smith, Corina Gaffey, Catherine Condell, Sinead Keenan, Paula Hughes, Aisling Farinella, Darren Feeney, Lorna Weightman, Ingrid Hoey, Roxanne Parker.
Wavemakers / Thought Provokers
Those who strive to improve the lives of others, dedicating their time and energies to enhancing the quality of life within Irish society.
Nominees: Sinead Burke for her blog ‘Minnie Melange’, Ailbhe and Izzy Keane for ‘Izzy’s Wheels’, Niall Breslin for the ‘A lust for life’ campaign, Iseult Ward and Aoibheann O’Brien for ‘Food Cloud’, Philly McMahon for his book ‘The Choice’, Glen Hansard for his involvement with Apollo House, Panti Bliss for LGBT Activism, Andrea Horan for ‘Hunreal Issues’, Caroline Foran for her book ‘Living with Anxiety’
Best Irish Designer
Established designers in the Irish market.
Nominees: Joanne Hynes, Umit Kutluk, Zoe Jordan, Simone Rocha, Helen Steele, Peter O’Brien, Paul Costelloe, JW Anderson, Helen Cody, Louise Kennedy, Don O’Neill
Best High Street Range
Range of clothing available on the Irish high-street.
Nominees: Body by Byram at Arnotts and Pamela Scott, Lennon Courtney for Dunnes Stores, CoXLab Courtney Smith for Buffalo, Paul Galvin for Dunnes Stores, Amy Huberman for Bourbon Footwear, Millie Mackintosh at Arnotts, Brent Pope at Arnotts, Star by Julien MacDonald for Debenhams, Poco by Pippa O’Connor
Best Male Star of the Big Screen
Popular actor who has been involved in major on screen productions in the last 12 months.
Nominees: Barry Keoghan, Domhnall Gleeson, Brendan Gleeson, Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Chris O’Dowd, John Connors, Jack Reynor, Liam Cunningham, Michael Fassbender
Best Female Star of the Big Screen
Popular actress who has been involved in major on screen productions in the last 12 months.
Nominees: Ruth Negga, Saoirse Ronan, Eve Hewson, Catriona Balfe, Aisling Franciosi, Sarah Greene, Charlie Murphy, Charlene McKenna, Ruth Kearney, Seana Kerslake
Best Session Hairstylist
Hairdressers operating on a fully freelance basis or dedicating time to editorial session work under their individual names.
Nominees: David Cashman, Michael Leong, Dylan Bradshaw, Christian Shannon, Andrew Fitzsimons, Declan Shiels, Trudy Hayes, Pat O’Neill, Michael Doyle, Pam Morrisson
Vote here for who you think deserves to take the title in each category and you will be entered into a draw to win a goodie bag full of Benefit Cosmetics!
Voting closes: 12PM – Thursday January 25th 2018
We are so excited to welcome TV3 to The Conference and Events Venue, for what’s sure to be a wonderful night with many exciting well-known and loved faces.
Best of luck to all the nominees!