X-Factor’s Louis Walsh, Radio Nova’s Lucy Kennedy and First Dates Ireland Mateo Saina crown the winners
Winners include Rosanna Davison and Roz Purcell
Images from the night here
The brightest stars of the blogging and influencing world brought the glam to the red carpet at House on Leeson Street for the 5th annual Beauty Blog Awards sponsored by TanOrganic on Wednesday October 23rd. Leading the attendees was X-Factor judge Louis Walsh who was on hand to adjudicate a brand-new competition, ‘Influencers Got Talent’.
Hundreds of hopefuls made their bid to win a VIP holiday of a lifetime to Istanbul in this new category at the awards, where they were required to promote TanOrganic in a one-minute video. It was Laura Dowling aka @fabulouspharmacist who walked away with the luxurious vacation, while Jill Mathews was runner-up, leaving with a €500 hamper filled with fabulous beauty products.
Mateo Saina from popular TV show First Dates Ireland was MC on the night, while he and Lucy Kennedy teamed up to chat with TanOrganic founder Noelle O’Connor and model, former Miss World and TanOrganic ambassador Rosanna Davison. Noelle and Rosanna gave their expert insights into the importance of choosing an eco-certified and vegan friendly brand like TanOrganic.
With 20 categories in total, with over 1,000 nominees making the longlist, this has been the biggest year yet for the Beauty Blog Awards. An incredible half a million votes were cast as the public chose their favourite influencers. Winners included Rosanna Davison for Best Nutrition Influencer, while model turned health influencer Roz Purcell was awarded Best Organic Influencer.
TanOrganic, Dragons’ Den’s most successful company, have sponsored the event from its first year and were proud to be headline sponsor yet again. Founder Noelle O’Connor said:
“We are delighted to be sponsoring the awards for a fifth year. The Beauty Blog Awards really supports all bloggers and influencers big and small and gives them the recognition that they deserve.”
Full list of winners:
Influencers Got Talent – winner Laura Dowling, runner up Jill Mathews
Best Fashion – Ystyle
Best Nutrition – Rosanna Davison
Best Organic – Rozanna Purcell
Best YouTube- Tanya Rachel
Best Social Media- Sinead Hegarty
Best Make-Up – Elisha Stokes
Best Beauty – Sinead Curvy Style
Best Drag – RuPaul Ryder
Best Lifestyle – Melanie Murphy
Best Vegan- Veghuns
Best Fitness – Peter O’Halloran
Best Inspiration – Jayda McCann
Best Foodie – Dublin Yums
Best Senior – Sharon Secrets
Best Male – Stuart Select Style
Best Parenting – Roisin Doherty
Best Newcomer – Julie Anne Murphy
Best Design Influencer – The Style Fairy
Best Influencer 18 and under – Isabel Duffy/Isabeldmakeup