LOVE Island babe Megan Barton Hanson is set to be a star guest at this year’s Glam Squad hair and beauty festival.
Last year’s reality show islander will be joined by a host of social media stars for the event at Glasgow’s SWG3 venue on August 4 next month.
Scottish nail brand Nailco Nail Bar has been announced as the official headline sponsor following the success of the event, which is set to celebrate its second year.
Founded by beauty entrepreneur Jayd Linney, the brand has award-winning nail and beauty bars in Aberdeen and Glasgow and most recently unveiled a new salon in Topshop in Argyle Street, Glasgow.
Commenting on the partnership, founder Jayd Linney says: “It’s an exciting time for Nailco as we continue to expand across the country.
“The Glam Squad event is a perfect fit for us as we are both extremely passionate about industry standards and are really proud of our reputation in the industry.” Glam Squad has also unveiled celebrity hair artist Jay Birmingham as the event’s special host.
Jay is known as one of the hottest hair talents in the UK and known for styling the likes of Corrie Star Helen Flanagan, BGT judge Amanda Holden, pin-up girl Kelly Brook and some of the UK’s biggest bloggers and social media influencers.
As well as comparing the event Jay will also be taking part in an exclusive masterclasses on stage to showcase his signature style.
Jay says: “I am thrilled to be the main stage host at this years Glam Squad Glasgow event. I’m overwhelmed by the buzz on social media and I am really looking forward to seeing you all there and spending time with some of the UK’s hottest hairdressers, make up artists and influencers.”
Glam Squad is returning for its second year with a full day of summer festival fun that will include celeb hair and beauty masterclasses, free hair and beauty glam stands plus exclusive retail pop ups from your favourite insta hair and beauty brands. Retailers confirmed for the event include insta favs Doll Beauty, Urban Decay, Inglot, Sally Beauty and Tatti Lashes, as well as several award winning Scottish brands including Dundee favourites Brow Jam and Love Those Lashes.
Leading headline artists’ include celebrity stylist Carl Bembridge, Polly Marchant, Cia Cia and Louise Lavery plus teen make up sensation Reuben De Maid who will be hosting on stage alongside Krystal Dawn who is famous for creating TOWIE star Billie Faiers’ wedding day glam.
Krystal will also be recreating her signature flawless wedding glam look on Love Island sensation Megan Barton Hanson
Glam Squad is the brainchild of three of Scotland’s most innovative hair and beauty entrepreneurs; Fallon Carberry, founder of multi-award winning hair salon, Blow Colourbar and Sarah Jane Murphy and Jane MacMillan co-founders of the Onyx Make Up brand. Their vision for Glam Squad is to create a celebration of both industries and bring together some of the most respected
and inspirational global talent to Scotland.
Holders will also have the option to upgrade to a VIP ticket or a seated masterclass ticket in the coming weeks as more details are announced from the event organisers.
Tickets are available from today from here