North Lash Championships 2019 winners revealed

22 lash artists took home trophies for their superb technical skill in the North Lash Championships 2019, shining a spotlight on the expertise needed to make it in the rapidly growing UK lash extensions market

The competition, which took place across both days of the Professional Beauty North show in EventCity Manchester (October 13–14), comprised three categories: Classic, Russian 2D–4D and New Volume, and for each category there was three divisions: Novice (for competitors who have up to 18 months’ industry experience), Professional (from 18 months to three years) and Expert (three years or more).

Competition director Heather Hughes awarded first place winners with a trophy and second and third with medals. All other competitors received a certificate for participation. 

The winners of our North Lash Championships 2019 are:

 

Classic category winners

Novice division:
First place: Loredana-Elena Irimia
Second place: Elizabeth Nelson
Third place: Elly Young

Professional division:
First place: Natalie Wood

Expert division:
First place: Iga Bajorek
Second place: Ellie Farrell
Third place: Monika Kupien

Russian 2D–4D category winners

Novice division:
First place: Elizabeth Nelson
Second place: Daniele Zidonyte 

Professional division:
First place: Zaneta Jankowska
Second place: Julija Inceriene
Third place: Inese Liepina

Expert division:
First place: Iga Bajorek
Second place: Daria Jedynak-Orzanowska
Third place: Holly Stott 

New volume category winners

Novice division:
First place: Dominique Stanner
Second place: Natalie Barton-Phillips
Third place: Deena Sonigra

Professional division:
First place: Samantha Straugheir 

Expert division:
First place: Teddi Toomer
Second place: Daria Jedynak-Orzanowska
Third place: Iga Bajorek

A special thank you to our judges for their hard work: Alina Zvirble, award-winning lash artist, educator and founder of lash brand and studio Lash4ever; Sarah-Anne Barham, owner of Sarah-Anne’s Beauty and distributor of Novalash UK; and Inese Stepanova, trainer for London Lash Pro and owner of I Nova Studio.  

You can see the winners finished looks in the December issue of Professional Beauty. Subscribe now.

See who came out on top in our 2019 North Nail Championships and Warpaint Championships, too.