You voted for the new Face of Pantene Ireland and the winner is…


You voted for the new Face of Pantene Ireland and the winner is…
  1. You voted for the new Face of Pantene Ireland and the winner is…
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    Over the past week we’ve had a record number of votes for our five deserving Pantene hair competition finalists. And while it was an incredibly close competition, a winner has been chosen. So without further hesitation, you decided that Laura Walsh is the new Face of Pantene Ireland*.  Speaking about her win Laura said: ‘I’m The post You voted for the new Face of Pantene Ireland and the winner is… appeared first on…
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Over the past week we’ve had a record number of votes for our five deserving Pantene hair competition finalists.

And while it was an incredibly close competition, a winner has been chosen.

So without further hesitation, you decided that Laura Walsh is the new Face of Pantene Ireland*. 

 Face of Pantene Ireland‘I’m so excited!’ Laura Walsh is your Pantene Strong is Beautiful winner. Pic: Fran Veale

Speaking about her win Laura said: ‘I’m so excited, I think it’s such a wonderful opportunity to be given and I feel privileged to be given it because I really wasn’t expecting it.’

She admitted to being a little nervous about her upcoming shoot with Barry McCall but mostly excited.

Laura says she got involved in the Strong is Beautiful campaign because it’s ‘about having your own self-confidence.

‘I think that’s a very important message to give people especially young girls because I think there’s so much pressure on them to conform to this perfect image and really no one’s perfect.’

 Face of Pantene IrelandLaura credits growing up around strong women with building her inner strength. Pic: Fran Veale

Laura credits growing up around strong women with helping to build her inner strength. 

When asked what she thinks women need to remember to stay strong her answer is to ’embrace their individuality.’ 

 ‘I think it’s hugely important to be comfortable in your own skin, to embrace individuality and not shy away from it. Everyone is different and it’s your quirks and unique characteristics that make you stand out.’

‘I think the world would be boring if we were all the same’ 

This is Laura’s Strong is Beautiful story: 

 Face of Pantene IrelandLaura worked really hard to make her dreams a reality and managed to get into dance college in London. Pic: Fran Veale 

Many of us never really find our passion and even fewer of us manage to turn that passion into a career.

Laura, however, knew from a young age that she wanted to be a dancer. She’s always felt that she looked different and dance was a lifeline, a way to overcome her feelings of self-doubt.

‘Having red hair, pale skin and being tall has always made me look different,’ she said. ‘I found dance a way to express myself and it also gave me something to focus on.’

Laura trained every day to get better. That hard work paid off when she was accepted into a prestigious dance school in London.

And it was going well, until the morning she woke up unable to feel her face. After numerous, painful tests, it turned out that Laura had Bell’s Palsy. 

 Face of Pantene IrelandIt was going really well until she woke up one morning and couldn’t feel her face. Pic: Fran Veale

The numbness spread from her face to her arm and she was told that there was only a 50% chance that she would regain full movement. 

But worst of all she was told that she might never dance again. Her whole world fell apart. 

‘It was a scary time’ she says. ‘It tested my strength both physically and…

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