Full Professional Beauty Awards 2019 shortlist announced

The full list of finalists for the Professional Beauty Awards 2019 can now be revealed.

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 has now been finalised.

The shortlist for these five salon and spa categories of the 2019 national awards is made up of the winners and particularly high-scoring 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, Make-up 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 ( ) 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, Corick 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

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

Finalists 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 of the Professional Beauty Awards 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 (WSW) Awards 2019 will also be revealed. To find out who made the shortlist in the WSW Awards, see our sister website, World Spa & Wellness.

Online bookings for the awards are now open here