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2014 Final Shortlist

12th November 2014

The complete shortlist for the Irish Spa Awards 2014 has been released.

Published last week was the shortlist for the 9 categories that required a public vote to progress to the next stage of judges evaluations.

Within the 22 award categories there are 145 entries that the judges are expertly evaluating to choose this years winners. The Winners will be announced exclusively in the November issue of Irish Country Magazine ( in shops 27th November ).

Complete Shortlist

N.B. The results are listed in alphabetical order.

Best Destination or Resort Spa

Aghadoe Heights Hotel and Spa
C Spa at Carton House
Castlemartyr Resort
Druids Glen Resort
Farnham Estate Hotel
Fota Island Resort
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel
The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort
The Spa at the Slieve Donard

Best Hotel Spa

Angsana Spa at The Brehon
Chill Spa at The Ice House Hotel
Lough Rea Hotel & Spa
Mount Falcon Spa
Oceo Spa at the Seafield Hotel
Roe Park Resort
The Maryborough Spa
The Spa at The Merchant Hotel
The Wells Spa at Brooklodge
Villa Spa at Killashee House

Best Day Spa or Beauty Salon ( more than 6 rooms )

AquaSpa
Eden Beauty Group
Elysium Day Spa & Laser Clinic
Escape Spa, Cork
Femme Fatale
Serenity Day Spa
Rainforest Spa
The Buff Day Spa
Tiger Lily Beauty Salon
Vedas Beauty

Best Day Spa or Beauty Salon ( less than 6 rooms )

Beauty House
Bella Beauty
Carter Beauty
Harmony a Touch of Spa
Iconic Beauty
MudPie Beauty Boutique
Oceana Beauty and Treatment Rooms
Orchid Day Spa
Pure Day Spa
Senses Day Spa

Best Body Therapist

Aghadoe Heights Hotel and Spa - Rita Bonn
Chill Spa - Celine Byrne
Druids Glen Resort - Joanne Quinn
Serenity Day Spa - Claire Devlin
Oceana Beauty and Treatment Rooms - Stacey Dempsey
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel - Michelle Balfe
Rainforest Spa - Vivien Hore
The Maryborough Spa - Lucy Susanti
The Spa at the Slieve Donard - Jasmine Haynes
Vedas Beauty - Elodie Richard

Best Facial Therapist

Druids Glen Resort - Josephine O'Malley
Elysium Day Spa & Laser Clinic - Sinead Conneely
Escape Spa - Eimear Wall
Essentials - Martha Tiernan
Oceana Beauty and Treatment Rooms - Hannah Leahy
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel - Kim O'Neill
The Buff Day Spa - Niamh Brady
The Maryborough Spa - Niamh McCarthy
The Spa at the Slieve Donard - Jasmine Haynes
Vanity Rooms - Claudine Byrne

Best Employee

Carter Beauty - Katie Fox
Chill Spa - Celine Byrne
Femme Fatale - Sonya O'Neill
Parknasilla Resort - Ela Urbanowicz
Rainforest Spa - Kathy Kiely
Serenity Day Spa - Kristina Jonikaite
Solís Spa - Kate McNerney
Spa Haven - Joan Cunningham
The Peninsula Spa - Eimear Breathnach
Waxperts - Trish O'Brien

Industry Professional's Choice

Castlemartyr Resort
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel
ESPA at The Europe
Oceo Spa at the Seafield Hotel
Rainforest Spa
Serenity Day Spa
The Buff Day Spa

Best Spa Shop

ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel
Femme Fatale
Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa
Radisson Blu Farnham Estate Golf & Spa Resort
VOYA Seaweed Baths & Spa

Customer Choice

Angsana Spa at The Brehon
Radisson Blu Farnham Estate Golf & Spa Resort
Fota Island Resort
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa
Oceana Beauty and Treatment Rooms
Oceo Spa at the Seafield Hotel
ESPA at Powerscourt Hotel
Rainforest Spa
Vanity Rooms
VOYA Seaweed Baths & Spa

Entrepreneur Shortlist

Rainforest Spa - Adrienne Stewart
VOYA - Mark Walton
Waxperts - Ellen Kavanagh

Best Website

Beauty House - www.beautyhouse.ie
Femme Fatale - www.femmefatale.ie
Rainforest Spa - www.rainforest.ie

Best Marketing Campaign

Angsana Spa at The Brehon - #BrehontoBali
Rainforest Spa - The Renew Package
Water Lily Day Spa - Daily Treats

Irish Indigenous Treatment

Aghadoe Heights - Yew Time Ritual
Chill Spa - Cabáiste & Tae Glas Detox Wrap
Nadur Spa - Honey & Irish Whiskey Salted Body Scrub
Rainforest Spa - Garden of Ireland Body Balm
The Peninsula Spa - Detox by The Sea
The Spa at Dromoland - Castle Indulgence
The Spa at Slieve Donard - The Slieve Donard Source
VOYA - VOYA Organic Seaweed Leaf Wrap

Green Spa

Estuary Spa at Faithlegg House Hotel
Nadúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel
VOYA Seaweed Baths

Tanning Product

Baby B Browne - Self Tanning Lotion
Tan Organic - Self Tanning Oil
Vita Liberata - Phenomenal Tan
White to Brown - Self Tan Solution
Xen-Tan - Dark Tanning Lotion

Body Firming / Anti-Cellulite Product

Green Angel Skincare - Argan Body Oil
Mio - Shrink to Fit

Cleansing Product

Comfort Zone - Skin Resonance
ESPA - Optimal Skin ProCleanser
Kinvara Skincare - Absolute Cleansing Oil
PHYT'S - Lait Nettoyant
VOYA - Cleanse & Mend

Eye Treatment

ESPA - Lift & Firm Intensive Eye Serum
Payot Paris - Perform Lift Regard

Moisturising Product

Kinvara Skincare - Rosehip Face Serum
Neal's Yard Remedies - Frankincense Intense Cream
Ri Na Mara Irish Seaweed Cosmetics - Face Cream
Skinican - Advanced Time Delay
Sundari - Gotu Kola and Geranium Moisturizer
VOYA - Me Time

Exfoliator

Bielenda Professional - Argan Face Scrub
Biologique Recherche - Lotion P50w
Glamglow - Youthmud
Green Angel Skincare - Sunrise Body Smoother
Janssen Cosmeceuticals - Cranberry Thermo Peel Mask
VOYA - Love a Scrub

Waxing Product

Aromawax - Lavender Pearl Strip Wax
Harley Wax - Summer Fruit Hot Wax
Lycon - Lycojet Lavender Hot Wax
Lycon - Pre Waxing Oil
Outback Organics - Gold Peelable Wax
Waxperts - Original Hot Wax
Waxxpress - Coconuts Melts Hard Wax