Professional Beauty Awards shortlist announced

The scores are in and the shortlist for the Professional Beauty Awards 2013 can now be announced.

Independent judges, all experts in their category, have viewed and scored the online entries. Those with the highest scores have made the shortlist.

Professional Beauty Awards 2013 Finalists:

Beauty Salon of the Year – Four Rooms or More
City Retreat, Newcastle
Image, Ipswich
Liz Earle Treatment Rooms, London
Pure Spa & Beauty, Edinburgh
Skin3, London

Beauty Salon of the Year – Three Rooms or Fewer
The Barn, Badgworth, Somerset
Perfection Health and Beauty, Malmesbury
The Potting Shed Spa, Batley, Yorkshire
Pure Touch, Cockermouth
Urban Calm, Liverpool

Therapist of the Year
Georgina Argyle, Urban Spa, Bishops Stortford
Julie Brown, Zen Lifestyle, Edinburgh
Deborah Anne King, Angel Loving Care, West Lothian
Alison Smith, Skin and Tonic, St Albans
Sarah Soffe, SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Southampton
Faye Pearson, Eastthorpe Hall, Mirfield

Nail Salon of the Year
Beautiful Nails & Body Salon, Crawley
Bodylines, Kent
MW Nails, Spitalfields, London
Polish Nail & Beauty, Aberdeen
Spoilt for Choice, Tyne & Wear

Nail Professional of the Year
Hazel Dixon, Purely Nailz, Thetford
Vikki Taylor Dodds, Spoilt for Choice, Tyne & Wear
Claire Graham, Me To You Nails, Aberdeen
Samantha Grant, Polish Nail and Beauty, Aberdeen
Gemma Lambert, The Nail Team, Doncaster
Liza Smith, Bodylines, Kent

Day Spa of the Year
Amida Spa, Farnham
Buff Urban Day Spa, Taunton
Pure Spa, Aberdeen
SK Clinic, Bury St Edmunds

Residential Spa of the Year – 11 Rooms or More
Champneys Tring, Hertfordshire
The Spa at Galgorm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Oceo Spa at Seafield Hotel, Wexford, Ireland
Vale Resort Spa, Hensol

Residential Spa of the Year – 10 Rooms or Fewer
Moddershall Oaks, Staffordshire
Norton House Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Rookery Hall Health Club & Spa, Cheshire
The Spa in Dolphin Square, London 

Medical Aesthetics Clinic of the Year
Aesthetics On Harley Street, London
Riverbanks Clinic, Bedfordshire
Skin Health Spa, London

Make-up Specialist of the Year
Tina Brocklebank, freelance, Grimsby
Shabana Dhadda, freelance, Nuneaton
Emma Farrell, freelance, Dublin
Emma Smisson, freelance, Kent
Laura Walton, freelance, Stratford-upon-Avon
Laura Wisinger, freelance, London

The finalists of the two Employer of the Year categories will be announced on November 23. Finalists for the World Spa & Wellness Awards will also be announced on November 23.

The second stage of judging will begin this month. Find out more about the judging process on our awards pages.

All winners will be announced on the black-tie awards night at The Hilton on Park Lane, London, on February 24, 2013. Book your ticket or table via the online form. 

Congratulations and good luck to all finalists.