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Following the results of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards 2018 in Manchester on October 21, the shortlist for the beauty salon and spa categories of the 2019 national awards can now be revealed.

The shortlist for the five salon and spa categories is made up of the winners and particularly highscoring finalists from the 2018 Regional Awards.

The finalists of the remaining six categories were revealed in September and can also be viewed below. For these categories – Employer, Therapist, Nail Salon, Nail Professional, Makeup Specialist and Medical Aesthetic Clinic – businesses and individuals entered directly.

The full 2019 shortlist is:

Large Beauty Salon of the Year

Beauty & Man at the Gate, Holton le Clay, Lincolnshire

Hazelwood, Chippenham, Wiltshire

The Little Retreat, Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Peaches Wax Bar, Glasgow

The Potting Shed Spa, Batley, West Yorkshire

Red House Spa, Amersham

Urban Beauty & Skincare Centre, Dundonald, Belfast

Boutique Beauty Salon of the Year

All About You – Urban Beauty Retreat, Newcastle upon Tyne

Beautique MediSpa, Dorking, Surrey

nkd ( ) waxing, Leicester

Prestige Health & Beauty, Morecambe, Lancashire

The Secret Spa, Wrexham

Zen Lifestyle, Edinburgh

Residential Spa of the Year: 11 Rooms or More

Gaia Spa, Plymouth, Devon

Hoar Cross Hall, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, Scotland

Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Surrey

The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall, Wrea Green, Lancashire

Seaham Hall Serenity Spa, Seaham, County Durham

Slieve Donard Resort & Spa, Newcastle, Down

Residential Spa of the Year: 10 Rooms or Fewer

The Spa at Bedford Lodge, Newmarket, Suffolk

The Spa, Corrick House Hotel, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

The Spa at the Midland, Manchester

Swinton Country Club & Spa, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Day Spa of the Year

Eden Hall Day Spa, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Inside Spa, Nelson, Lancashire

Parc Spa, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Thai Square Spa, London

Nail Salon of the Year

Coco Nail Bar, London

Nail’d it, London

Nails & Brows, London

Niche Nails & Beauty, Oxfordshire

Semilac UK Solihull, West Midlands

Employer of the Year

Beauty Matters, Leeds

nkd ( ) waxing, Nottingham

Pure Spa & Beauty, Edinburgh

Saks Hair & Beauty, West Bridgford, Nottingham

Zen Lifestyle, Edinburgh

Medical Aesthetic Clinic of the Year

EF Medispa, London

KLNIK, Cheshire

MediZen Cosmetic Clinic, Sutton Coldield

Radiance MediSpa, Exeter

Viva Skin Clinic, London

Therapist of the Year

Emma Chilvers, The Potting Shed Spa, Batley, Yorkshire

Jennifer Glen, Zen Lifestyle, Edinburgh

Diana Jenner, Orchids Retreat, Lymington, Hampshire

Deborah Anne King, Angel Loving Care, West Lothian, Scotland

Jody Adele Taylor, Skin Deep, Doncaster

Danielle Woods, The Woodland Spa, Burnley, Lancashire

Nail Professional of the Year

Michelle Brookes, Beauty Lounge, Doncaster

Karen M Brown, freelance, Cambus

Kayley Cairns, The Nail Boutique, Billericay

Metta Francis, Nails By Mets, London

Jo Wickens, Jojo’s Nails, Newton Abbot

Make-up Specialist of the Year

Sita Gill, freelance, London

Clare Pearson, Pearson & Devine, Oban, Scotland

Shannon Shea, SS Makeup Studio, Bordon, Hampshire

Aoife Taggart, House of Evelyn, Manchester

Betsy-Dora Turner, Betsy Make-up Studios, Lancashire

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

The winners will be announced at a black-tie dinner on February 24, 2019, at Grade II-listed venue The Brewery, London, where the winners of the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2019 will also be revealed. The night will start with a champagne reception, followed by a sumptuous threecourse meal, in-show entertainment and an after party.

Tickets cost £149 +VAT per person or £1,490 +VAT for a table of 10. Online ticket bookings for the awards are now open at


This article appears in the PB December 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the PB December 2018 Issue of Professional Beauty