National Award for Dundee Make-Up Artist

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Partners Hair & Beauty make-up artist Aga picks up second place at the National Makeup Artist Awards 2015 in Birmingham.




Sunday 10th and Monday 11th May 2015 marked the second annual ‘National Make-up Artist Awards’ at the Birmingham NEC. Twenty professional make-up artists from across the UK entered the competition to showcase their skills to an industry leading judging panel, with three winners receiving trophies in each category.

Aga DrozdowskaPartners Hair & Beauty’s very own Agnieszka ‘Aga’ Drozdowska, 25, managed to scoop second place in the prestigious ‘High Fashion’ category – with her final look inspired by Vivienne Westwood (pictured right).

Aga also received a trophy for ‘Overall Performance’ based on quality and creativeness of both looks (fashion and glamour), innovativeness of material use and extraordinary effort.

Said award-winning beauty therapist Agnieszka, “I’ve put so much time and effort into preparing for this competition, and I am so happy that the hard work has paid off. It was a great experience and the feedback from the judges has further motivated me to continue to pursue my dream of becoming a famous make-up artist”.

Aga is a full-time beauty therapist and professional make-up artist at Partners Hair & Beauty, excelling at professional make-up application as well as specialist treatments.

Partners Hair & Beauty has been located on Gray Street in Broughty Ferry, Dundee since 1998 and has since built a well-known reputation. Pauline Davidson and Laurie Brown are the owners and founders of the salon, and have worked in the hair and beauty industry since 1986, when they trained alongside each other.

They are both as passionate about the level of technical expertise and experience delivered in the salon today as they were when they started the business, over seventeen years ago.



Stylist, Donna Richards was also short-listed at the awards for ‘Scottish Hairdresser of The Year’ and Michelle Khokhar, Beauty Therapist at Partners, was short-listed for ‘Beauty Therapist of The Year’.

Donna was also crowned ‘Best Scottish Stylist’ at The Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards 2013.


Main Photo: The final entrants to the National Make-Up Artist Awards 2015, Birmingham.