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Professional Beauty Awards 2018

Large Beauty Salon of the Year

Concepts Beauty & Wellbeing, Huddersfield

Esqué, Leamington Spa

Silhouette Beauty Salon, Castlederg, Tyrone

Simpsons City Centre Nail & Beauty Salon, Lincoln

Tessa Stevens Health & Beauty, London

The Treatment Loft, Exeter

Zen Lifestyle Hanover Street, Edinburgh

Boutique Beauty Salon of the Year

Emma Wilson Urban Spa, London

Hooker & Young Skin, Tyne and Wear

The House Beauty Spa, Liverpool

R Retreat, Oadby, Leicestershire

Virgo Beauty, Goring on Thames, Oxfordshire

Willow Beauty, Ballymena, Antrim

Zen Lifestyle Bruntsfield, Edinburgh

Day Spa of the Year

Banya No. 1, London

Devonshire Spa, Buxton, Derbyshire

Inside Spa, Nelson, Lancashire

Pure Day Spa, Newtownards, Down

Spa Experience by Better, Wimbledon, London

Residential Spa of the Year: 11 Rooms or More

Gaia Spa, Plymouth

The Spa at Cameron House, Loch Lomond

The Spa at Galgorm, Ballymena, Antrim

The Spa at Pennyhill Park, Bagshott, Surrey

Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall, County Durham

The Woodland Spa, Burnley, Lancashire

Residential Spa of the Year: 10 Rooms or Fewer

C Bay Spa, St Ives, Cornwall

Como Shambhala Urban Escape at Como

Metroplitan Hotel, London

The Coniston Spa at The Coniston Hotel, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Dormy House Hotel & Spa, Worcestershire

The Spa at the Midland, Manchester

The finalists for the other categories, first announced in September, are:

Employer of the Year

Beauty Matters Ltd, Leeds nkd () Waxing, Nottingham

Saks Hair & Beauty, West Bridgford

Salon at Number 5, Cambridge

Spa Experience by Better, London

Make-up Specialist of the Year

Suzanne Christie, Edinburgh

Camilla Collins, London

Rachael Divers, Barnsley

Sita Gill, London

Samantha Lyann, Lincolnshire

Clare Pearson, Oban

Medical Aesthetic Clinic of the Year

Chester Medispa, Chester

EF Medispa Kensington, London

London Professional Aesthetics, London

MediZen, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Radiance MediSpa, Exeter

Nail Professional of the Year

Katie Barnes, Simply Nails and Beauty, Warwick

Michelle Brookes, Beauty Lounge, Doncaster

Kayley Cairns, The Nail Boutique, Brentwood

Bethany Denby, Matisse Hair Studio, Bradford

Metta Francis, freelance, London

Kate Sawley, Metamorfosis, Wirral

Nail Salon of the Year

Coco Nail Bar, London

Nails & Brows, London

Podology, Saltburn

Simply Gorgeous, Derby

Simply Nails and Beauty, Warwick

Therapist of the Year

Victoria Barnes, Ostara Therapies at Quay Place, Ipswich

Rebecca Griffiths, The Secret Spa, Chester

Kate Kerr, Kate Kerr London

Deborah Anne King, Angel Loving Care, West Lothian

Jody Adele Taylor, Skin Deep, Doncaster

Dorthe Thomas, Dorthe Thomas Spa, Andover

The shortlist for the spa and salon categories is made up of the winners and particularly high-scoring finalists of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards, held in October (see page 81). All other national categories were decided following written entries, scored by a panel of independent industry judges.

Finalists in all categories will now go on to the second-round process, which varies depending on category but involves judging visits, trade tests and interviews.

The winners of the Professional Beauty Awards 2018 will be announced at a black-tie dinner in London in February, where the winners of the World Spa & Wellness (WSW) Awards 2018 will also be revealed. To find out who made the shortlist in the WSW Awards, visit

The Professional Beauty and World Spa & Wellness Awards 2018 will take place at Tobacco Dock London on February 25, 2018. Tickets cost £149 + VAT per person or £1,490 per table of 10. Tickets can be booked online at



This article appears in the Professional Beauty December 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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