In an exciting twist to the inaugural Xposé Benefit Awards a special award, Beauty Hero, has been announced, with none other than Caitlyn Jenner being awarded the honour.
The awards are taking place tonight, February 1st, in the Mansion House in celebration of the best in fashion and entertainment in Ireland.
The public was asked to vote for their favourite nominees and 14 awards were handed out last night in a star studded ceremony TV Star.
The full list of categories include; Best Beauty Influencer, Best Session Make Up Artist, Best Male TV Star, Best Female TV Star, Best Fashion Stylist, Best Wave Maker, Best Irish Designer, Best High Street Range, Best Male Star of the Big Screen, Best Female Star of the Big Screen, Best Session Hairstylist and the Beauty Icon Award.
Commenting on the awards, Debbie O’Donnell, Executive Producer of Xposé said: “We’re thrilled to welcome global wavemaker Caitlyn Jenner tonight, to Ireland, and to the Xpose Benefit Awards. Tonight we recognise the best in beauty and entertainment, but also those who are making waves in Irish society, and what better way to conclude the evening than hearing from our very special guest, Caitlyn Jenner.”
Lou Bennett, Head of Marketing for Benefit Cosmetics, said: “We’re tickled pink at Benefit to have teamed up with Xpose for the hugely successful inaugural year of the XposeBenefit awards.
“The nominees represent the best in the business, from the globally famous, to the unsung heros, who, combined paint a very bright picture of the beauty and entertainment industry in Ireland today.
In true Benefit style, we came to disrupt, delight, empower and entertain, and in Xpose we found the most perfect partner to do this with.”
This show airs in a 60 minute dedicated primetime slot at 8pm, Tuesday 6th. Xposé also airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday night on TV3 at 8pm.
Photos: Brian McEvoy