Well know Ballina beautician, Niamh O'Grady, is in the running for the Bridal Make up Artist of the Year Award being run by the website, WeddingsOnline.ie.
Niamh runs the popular Bella Beauty salon at The Quay.
She is already getting lots of support from her many customers and friends in the Ballina area.
Niamh spent 9 years working and studying in the UK, Dublin, US and Australia and moved home last September and took over Cristalle Beauty in the Quay village.
Niamh re-branded the business Bella Beauty and added a hair salon.