Lash Festival 2016 winners announced

The winners of the 2016 Lash Festival, organised by The Eyelash Emporium, have been announced.


Category: Individual


Winner: Tania Withers

2nd place: Vaida Ketleryte

3rd place: Rachel Armstrong


Category: xD Russian Volume

Winner: Kathryn Leeman

2nd place: Dovile Balioniene

3rd place: Inga Misiute


Category: Ultimate Volume


Winner: Magdalena Wojnowska

2nd place: Vikoria Tarjan

3rd place: Natasha Gallier


The competition was started four years ago to find and celebrate the most talented lash technicians in the world and celebrate lash artists as experts in their field. This year the brand actively encouraged technicians trained in brands other than The Eyelash Emporium to enter, as well as it’s own trained techs.

Winners will receive a trophy, certificate, Medium, xD or Ultimate Volume kit depending on category and a Glamcor lamp. Second place winners will receive a certificate and a Medium, xD or Ultimate Volume Kit depending on category; and third place winners will receive a certificate and Small Kit. Finally, the top 10 finalists will receive a certificate and £25 EE gift voucher. 

Judges for the competition included Miranda Tarpey, owner of the UK Lash Institute, Professional Beauty's assistant editor, Georgia Seago, and lash trainers Cheryl Taylor, Donna Bell and Sharon Elliott.

The full list of finalists in each category can be found on the Lash Festival website.