NHF & NBF announces awards winners and rebrands to NHBF
The winners of the NHF/NBF Business Awards and Photographic Image of the Year were announced on Sunday, November 17 and included Tranquility Beauty Studio, Pwllheli, North Wales, which won Best Independent Beauty Salon.
The awards were announced during a ceremony at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, where the National Hairdressers Federation and National Beauty Federation (NHF/NBF) also announced that it was rebranding to become the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF).
Speaking about the rebrand during the event, NHF/NBF chief executive Hilary Hall said, "Now is the right time to put hair and beauty under one roof." The association started out as the NHF, adding beauty, under the NBF banner in October 2018.
The full list of winners for the NHF/NBF Business Awards and Photographic Image of the Year is:
Outstanding Contribution to the Hair or Beauty Industry: Tina Parsons, Burghley Hair-Beauty-Academy
Best Front of House: Burghley Hair-Beauty-Academy
Best Apprentice: Owen Davies, Saks Chester
Best Social Media: Hxhair
Best Community Support: Barrie Stephen
Best Salon Design: Harris & Fox
Best Client Experience: Melissa Timperley Salons
Best Innovation: Chair Salons
Best New Business: Law Salons
(Highly Commended: Studio 88)
Best Independent Hair Salon or Barbershop (Small): Antonacci Hair & Beauty
Best Independent Beauty Salon: Tranquility Beauty Studio
Best Independent Hair Salon or Barbershop (Large): Law Salons
(Highly Commended: Energy Hair)
Male Fashion Look: Yucel Olmezkaya, MR Barbers
Male Fashion Look Collection: Jim Shaw, Essensuals and Essensuals Men
Female Fashion Look: Andrew Smith, Andrew Smith Salon
Female Fashion Look Collection: Karen Thomson, KAM Hair and Body Spa