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Are your clients aware of your training and qualifications?

Debbie Wilson, owner, Polished Nail and Beauty Boutique, Marske -by-the - Sea: “We display our certificates and we assure our clients during bookings, consultations and through social media and our website. Our clients are fully aware and we have a reputation for being well qualified and professional; it’s so important.”

Kathleen Birch, holistic skincare therapist and founder, Kathleen Birch, London: “My diplomas are on the wall of my treatment room for all to see. I also keep a file with my CPD.” Heather Hill, founder, Euphoria, Nottingham: “Euphoria has a meet the team section on our website – each therapist has their photograph and a list of qualifications/experience. This is replicated as posters [one for each therapist] which are on the walls of the salon for all clients to see.”

Hot Topic

Babtac initiative for awareness of safe beauty treatments

Dani Bailey, nail artist, Alma Studio, Bridgend: “What an amazing initiative.” Emma Peters, director, Glo Cosmetics Aesthetics, Cambridgeshire: “It’s about T. I. M. E – this is amazing news for the UK Beauty and Skincare Industry. Education, awareness, safety and professionalism are paramount to providing the best service we can to all of our clients.”

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Licensing for noninvasive cosmetic surgery procedures; the latest update

Rashida Thornewell, director, Fresh & Fabulous Aesthetic Beauty Salon, Maidenhead: “About time! Can’t happen soon enough! ”

Noemi Keddle, owner, Permanent Cosmetics by Noe, Cheshire: “Should have been done years ago! The damage [done by] these people who get qualified after just a few days’ training and without serious medical training is shocking.”

Jayne Gray, skin therapist, Skin Revival Clinic, Liverpool: “Brilliant news! Now we just need a professional licence scheme for fully qualified NVQ or equivalent beauty therapists. I’m sick of being put in the same box as ‘one day/short course people’.”

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