Inglot cosmetics held their highly anticipated first annual awards ceremony on Sunday night in Dublin’s stunning Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane.
The fabulous night was hosted by Inglot Director and well known social media figure Jane Swarbrigg (@janeinglot) who turned heads in a stunning red Starla Boutique gown - and saw a host of Irelands top make up artists and industry influencers join the Inglot team in celebrating the prestigious event. The theme of the night was ‘Inglot Light up the Night’ and the atmosphere and style certainly reflected this! The unique event celebrated the inspiring and evolving world of Inglot and the incredible talents of indivuduals paving the way for future generations of make-up artists.
The ceremony was held in the glamourous Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane – the perfect party venue and special guest presenters on the night included past Inglot MUA’s Blathnaid Murphy and Keilidh Cashell, and also the fabulous Michelle Regazzoli and Lucy Fitz. Geraldine and Tommy Swarbrigg were also in attendance and were honoured to present the Inglot ‘Store of the Year’ award which was taken home by team Inglot Liffey Valley – Inglot Irelands very first store which opened in 2009.
The voting process saw over 50,000 nominations and 80,000 final votes from an army of Inglot addicts for a total of ten categories, with one overall winner with the most votes winning the chance to design their own Inglot palette and have a dress named after them from sponsor, Starla Boutique.
Winners on the night:
Inglot Newcomer of the Year (under 1 year at Inglot): Aron Whelan from Inglot Dundrum.
Inglot In-Store Trainer of the Year: Lydia Everett from Inglot Waterford.
Inglot Product Specialist of the Year: Chloe Creighton from Inglot Dundalk.
Inglot Social Media Specialist of the Year: Jake Meehan from Inglot Oliver Plunkett Street *Winning a place on the prestigious Inglot Pro Team.
Undiscovered MUA of the Year: Emma C Makeup *Winning one month’s paid internship with Inglot.
Rising Star of the Year: Keilidh Cashell.
Inglot Pro Team member of the Year: Niamh Cleary from Inglot Waterford.
Inglot Store of the Year: Inglot Liffey Valley.
Inglot Addict of the Year: Leah Kelly * Winning a place on the Inglot Pro course worth €500.
Inglot MUA (Over 1 year at Inglot): Caoimhe Kelly.
Overall winner with the most votes: Niamh Cleary.
Inglot were joined on the night by ‘Glam Doll’ (@glamdoll.ie) who supplied the glamorous Hollywood mirrors for the glam suite where Inglot MUA’s were on hand for makeup touch-ups for guest throughout the night. Glam doll also sponsored an amazing prize for Best selfie of the night. Starla Boutique sponsored a €250 voucher to the best dressed of the night, which was won by Inglot Pro Team member Aimee Conroy. In typical Inglot fashion, the style on the night was full on glam.
Guests were invited to build their own treats at the ‘Treat Boutique’ sweet stand who also supplied the sweet treats and dessert for everyone on the night.
Stephanie Hurley and the Norma Breen Hurley Theatre School entertained guests after dinner with a fitting medley of Beyonce’s classic songs, and this was followed by the incredible DJ & Sax where attendees dance the night away until the early hours.
Inglot’s first annual awards were a massive success and Inglot is already planning to make next years event even more of a show stopper.