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Model Jessie Gallagher wears a 'Creative Fantasy' hairpiece designed by last year's IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the 2014 Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History museum in Dublin, in preparation for these important and prestigious awards which are known as the Oscars of the Irish hairdressing industry, a sector which employs almost 15,000 people.

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Model Jessie Gallagher wears a ‘Creative Fantasy’ hairpiece designed by last year’s IHF Hairdresser of the Year at the launch of the Irish Hairdressing Championships at the National History Museum in Dublin

Pakistani youth, Daniel Rahmat, 12, who works as a street barber, sits on his chair waiting for customers, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.

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Street barber Daniel Rahmat, 12, waits for customers on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.