First Professional Beauty Awards 2019 finalists announced

The shortlist for first six categories of the PB Awards finalists can now be revealed. Find out which nail salons and professionals, therapists, clinics, employers and make-up specialists have been named among the best in the UK.

The salon and spa categories will be announced following the results of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards in October.

The finalists so far are:

Employer of the Year
Beauty Matters, Leeds
nkd ( ) waxing, Nottingham
PURE Spa & Beauty, Edinburgh
Saks Hair & Beauty – West Bridgford, Nottingham
Zen Lifestyle, Edinburgh

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

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

Medical Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
EF Medispa, London
KLNIK, Cheshire
MediZen Cosmetic Clinic, Sutton Coldfield
Radiance MediSpa, Exeter
Viva Skin Clinic, London

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

The winners will be awarded at a glittering black-tie ceremony in London on February 24. The winners of the World Spa & Wellness Awards will also be announced that night, and you can view the shortlist here

Online ticket bookings for the awards will open soon. In the meantime,  register your interest by emailing the awards team here and we will let you know as soon as tickets are available.