Known for his impeccable dressing and Mod-inspired personal style almost as much as for his skills with the scissors, Stafford is a regular in the press and on TV, where he is sought out for his original views on anything and everything hair and fashion-related. He is a multi-award-winning stylist, currently Hair magazine’s Salon Stylist of the Year and three times winner of Northern Irish Hairdresser of the Year.
Pamela is a two time Emmy Award winner for her craft, was previously Head of Crowd Make-up on Game of Thrones, where she worked since the Pilot and is now one of the most respected and requested make-up designers working in TV and film in the UK. With over 30 years’ experience, Pamela understands what it takes to be a success in a highly competitive industry. Pamela’s other most recent work includes all three series’ of The Fall, Harley & The Davidsons for The Discovery Channel and The Frankenstein Chronicles for ITV and Sex Education for Netflix.
Linda co-founded Bellamianta self-tan in 2015, positioning it as a clean, luxury tan at an affordable price. Linda cut her teeth on the cosmetics concessions in Belfast’s Debenhams beauty floor, learning her craft and spying gaps in the market for revolutionary products. Bellamianta has a huge celeb following, from the cobbles of Coronation Street stars to the Hollywood Hills of LA. It is now available in over 5,000 outlets nationwide including Brown Thomas and Boots and has just been announced as the official tan partner for RTE’s Dancing with the Stars for the third year running.
Dr Mervyn Patterson
Dr Mervyn Patterson, the medical director of Woodford Medical, has been working in the field of aesthetic medicine for over twenty years and is one of the foremost, pioneering aesthetic medical practitioners in Europe. Dr Mervyn Patterson has been named in the top ten medical aesthetic doctors in the UK by the Evening Standard and The Daily Telegraph. More recently he was listed in Hello Magazine as “Best in the Business” for Botox. He is in regular demand as an expert speaker regarding aesthetic procedures at conferences across the UK. In conjunction with running a successful business, Dr Patterson with his wealth of industry knowledge, is constantly in demand by journalists for his expert opinion on the latest beauty and skincare trends within the media.
When not on set of TV shows such as Game of Thrones and Sex Education 2, make-up artist and skincare specialist, Katrina Doran can be found sharing her beauty secrets during her Instagram Skincare Sunday sessions. Katrina was the first beauty blogger in Northern Ireland, and has a wealth of beauty writing experience under her belt, which has led her to sample and experience some of the top treatments, products and services available in Northern Ireland and around the world.
Award winning grooming guru Jason Shankey is the UK’s leading authority on male skincare, shaving and styling. He is a man on a mission to improve the way men look, feel and think about themselves! Jason invented the modern grooming salon concept in 1997 which has now grown into a highly successful and rapidly expanding group of bespoke Shankey salons around Northern Ireland. With an envious celebrity client list that has included Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button, he also launched his Jason Shankey hair, skincare and shaving range into Urban Retreat at Harrods. Jason’s unrivalled expertise has secured grooming ambassadorship contracts with Gillette and Braun and he is regularly used for his professional insight on the likes of GMTV, This Morning, Sky News and Capital Radio.