Professional Beauty Awards 2017 finalists unveiled

The shortlist for the Professional Beauty Awards 2017 can now be announced.

For the first time, the finalists of the spa and beauty salon categories are made up of the winners and highest scoring finalists from the Professional Beauty Regional Awards 2016, which were held in Manchester on September 18.

The finalists in all other categories entered the national Professional Beauty Awards 2017 directly. Entries for all categories were scored by a panel of independent industry expert judges to decide on the finalists.

Professional Beauty Awards 2017 shortlist

Beauty Salon of the Year: Four Rooms or More
City Retreat Salon & Spa, Newcastle
HI Therapies Beauty Salon, Bournemouth
Lalapanzi, Banbridge, County Down
nkd ( ), Nottingham
Pure Spa & Beauty, Silverburn, Glasgow
Saks Beauty Halifax, West Yorkshire

Beauty Salon of the Year: Three Rooms or Fewer
Sponsored by London Lash & Brow

Beauty at the Gate, Lincolnshire
The Hart Spa, Tamworth, Staffordshire
Hazelwood, Chippenham
Idyllic Beauty Day Spa, Cranleigh, Surrey
Tranquillity Beauty Studio, Pwllheli, Wales

Residential Spa of the Year: 11 Rooms or More
Sponsored by Elemis

Espa Life at Corinthia, London
The Malvern Spa, Worcestershire
Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall, County Durham 
The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, Preston
The Well Spa at Bluestone National Park Resort, Narberth

Residential Spa of the Year: 10 Rooms or Fewer
The Spa at Armathwaite Hall, Keswick
C Bay Spa at Carbis Bay Hotel, Cornwall
The Spa at the Midland, Manchester
The Spa at Roe Park Resort, Limavady, Northern Ireland
Yu Spa at Apex Hotel, Dundee

Day Spa of the Year
Sponsored by Elemis
The Devonshire Spa, Buxton
Eden Hall Day Spa, Newark
Pure Day Spa, Killinchy, Northern Ireland
Spa Uniq, Perthshire, Scotland

Nail Salon of the Year
Sponsored by Essie
Beauty Lounge, Doncaster
Nails & Brows, London
Podology, Saltburn
Simply Nails and Beauty, Warwick
White Nails, London

Employer of the Year
Sponsored by BTL Aesthetics
Beauty Matters Garforth, West Yorkshire
City Retreat Salon & Spa, Newcastle
Eden Hall Day Spa, Newark
nkd ( ), Nottingham
Saks Hair & Beauty Kings Hill
, West Malling

Medical Aesthetic Clinic of the Year
EF Medispa, Kensington, LondonExpert Aesthetics, Cheshire
Newcastle Skin Clinic, Newcastle
Radiance MediSpa, Exeter
Sk:n Cardiff, Wales

Nail Professional of the Year
Rebecca Abernethy, Matrix Nails & Beauty, Stockport
Katie Barnes, Simply Nails and Beauty, Warwick
Michelle Brookes, Beauty Lounge, Doncaster
Kayley Cairns, The Nail Boutique, Brentwood
Metta Francis, mobile, London

Therapist of the Year

Sponsored by Decléor
Adeela Crown, Adeela Crown Skin Studio, London
Lucie Evemy, SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst
Deborah Anne King, Angel Loving Care, Broxburn
Jennie Lawson, Mimosa Beauty, Chelmsford
Jody Adele Taylor, Skin Deep, Doncaster
Charlotte Thomson, The Queen of Hearts, Sunderland

Make-Up Specialist of the Year
Sarah Baldwin, Edinburgh

Melanie Doyle, Cheshire
Sita Gill, LondonLauren Owen, Surrey
Tamara Tott, London
Julia Townend, London

The finalists in the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2017 have also been announced this week. Click HERE for the complete shortlist. 
Winners in all categories in both sets of awards will be announced at a black-tie dinner in London on Sunday February 26, 2017.