Professional Beauty Awards 2015 shortlist announced

The first round of the judging process has finished and we can now exclusively reveal the finalists of the Professional Beauty Awards 2015.

The finalists are:

Beauty Salon of the Year – Four rooms or more

The Barn, Somerset
City Retreat, Newcastle
Lidos, Altrincham, Cheshire
Pure Spa and Beauty, Glasgow
Urban Retreat at Harrods, London

Beauty Salon of the Year – Three rooms or fewer

The Fabulous You Beauty and Skin Clinic, Tarporely
Idyllic Beauty Day Spa, Cranleigh, Surrey
Lisa Harris Skin Science, Weybridge
Perfection Health and Beauty, Malmesbury
Rejuvenate, Kidderminster

Therapist of the Year

Carla Lewis, Breathing Space Day Spa and Studio, Harpenden
Deborah Anne King, Angel Loving Care, West Lothian
Elizabeth Bell, Skin and Tonic Beauty, St Albans
Elizabeth Snook, The Treatment Rooms, Brighton
Emily Nicole Leach, Rejuvenate, Kidderminster
Marie-Louise Coster, All About Mi, Chipping Sodbury

Nail Salon of the Year

Coco Nail Bar, London
The Nail and Beauty Lounge, Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire
Nailista Nail and Brow Bar, Manchester
Podology, Saltburn-by-Sea
Polish Nail and Beauty, Aberdeen

Nail Professional of the Year

Caroline Carrick, Caroline’s Beauty Rooms, Co Dublin
Emma Fryatt, Nail Artistry UK, Ipswich
Katie Barnes, Simply Nails and Beauty, Warwick
Laura Ashton, Crystal Tips, Fareham
Rebecca Abernethy, Matrix Nails and Beauty, Stockport
Vikki Taylor Dodds, Spoilt for Choice, Tyne & Wear

Day Spa of the Year

Breathing Space, Harpenden
The Grange Spa, Sleaford
Nirvana Spa, Berkshire
Owl House Day Spa, Derby
Spa London Wimbledon, London

Residential Spa of the Year – 10 rooms or fewer

C Bay Spa, Cornwall (pictured)
Foxhills, Surrey
Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa, Cheshire
The Spa at Bedford Lodge, Newmarket
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, London

Residential Spa of the Year – 11 rooms or more

The Malvern Spa, Worcester
Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa, Surrey
Serenity Spa, Seaham Hall, Co Durham
Utopia Spa at Alexander House Hotel, Sussex
Y Spa, Wyboston Lakes

Employer of the Year

Pure Spa and Beauty, Edinburgh
Renaissance, Liverpool
Saks Beauty, Halifax
The Treatment Rooms, Brighton
Utopia Beauty and Spa, Hornchurch

Medical Aesthetic Clinic of the Year

EF Medispa, London
The Medicos RX Skin Clinic, Cheltenham
Re-Nu Skin Clinic, Dundee
Stradbrook Skin, Tonbridge, Kent
Whitethorn Fields MediClinic, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire

Aesthetic Therapist of the Year

Faye Parler, Bijoux Medi-Spa, London
Justyna Fuminkowska, Clinetix Rejuvenation, Bothwell, Scotland
Martine Jarman, SkinGenius, Warrington
Melissa Funnell, Stradbrook Skin, Tonbridge, Kent

Make-up Specialist of the Year

Anne Bowcock, Freelance, Deeside
Gemma Richmond, Freelance, Solihull
Leena Adesara, Freelance, Bolton
Lyndsey Cavanagh, Freelance, Dublin
Pamela Moss, Freelance, Hampshire
Tamara Tott, Freelance, London

Find out which global spas have made this year's shortlist of the World Spa and Wellness Awards here. The winners of both sets of awards will be unveiled at a black tie dinner event at The Brewery, London, on February 22, 2015.