Meet the finalists of the Professional Beauty Awards 2020

With the Professional Beauty Awards 2020 only a few weeks away (December 8), here's a reminder of the amazing salons, spas and individuals who have been named finalists this year, recognised for their incredible skills and contribution to the industry.

The PB Awards 2020 is taking place as a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, December 8, due to the current coronavirus restrictions. The awards recognise the best in the business – those who have excelled in treatment delivery, customer care, salon/spa environment, giving back to the industry and more. Make sure to mark yourself as "attending" to watch the PB Awards 2020

The Professional Beauty Awards 2020 shortlist is:

Employer of the Year

Sponsored by Phorest
Aqua Sana, Nottinghamshire
Chocolate Beauty Spa, Leeds
City Retreat Salon & Spa, Newcastle 
NKD ( ) Waxing, Nottingham
Pure Perfection, Clitheroe, Lancashire
The Pink Shed, Brantham, Suffolk


Spa/Salon Leader of the Year

Sponsored by Biologique Recherche
Amy Lewis, Mooeys, Bedford 
Kay Pennington, Aqua Sana, Nottinghamshire 
Rachael Hyland, Radiant Living, Lancashire
Stefannie Larkman, The Little Retreat Day Spa Nottingham
Tracie Giles, Tracie Giles London

Spa/Salon Team of the Year

Sponsored by Biologique Recherche
City Retreat, Newcastle 
K:SPA, Whiteley, Hampshire
Polished Nail & Beauty Boutique, Marske by Sea, Cleveland
Sparx Beauty, Winchester
The Secret Spa, Wrexham, Wales
The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village, Preston, Lancashire

Therapist of the Year

Sponsored by Dermalogica
Diana Jenner, Orchids Retreat, Lymington, Hampshire
Justyna Rostek, Guinot Earlsfield, London
Katherine Flood, Katherine Skin & Beauty, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Helen Ward, Sirens Beauty Salon, Durham
Jaime Godfrey, Studio 8 Beauty, Portsmouth
Tania Burton, Complexions, Coventry

Nail Salon of the Year

Diva Nails, West Lothian, Scotland
L.G Nails & Beauty, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire
Mooeys, Horsham, Surrey
Niche Nails & Beauty, Witney, Oxfordshire
Tigerlilly Nails, Wimborne, Dorset


Midlands and North West Salon of the Year

Andrea Simpson – Facialist, Melbourne, Derbyshire
Hampton Clinic, Solihull 
Renaissance Skincare & Beauty, Prescot, Merseyside
The Little Retreat Day Spa Nottingham
VL Aesthetics, Carlisle 

Midlands and North West Spa of the Year

Aqua Sana Sherwood Forest, Newark, Nottinghamshire
Hoar Cross Hall, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Rena Spa at The Midland, Manchester
The Falls Spa at Lodore Falls Hotel, Keswick
The Spa at Armathwaite Hall, Keswick

North East, Scotland and Northern Ireland Salon of the Year

Sponsored by Hidden Beauty
All About You - Urban Beauty Retreat, Newcastle
City Retreat, Newcastle
Simpsons City Centre Champagne Nail and Beauty Salon, Lincoln
The Gin Spa, Glasgow


North East, Scotland and Northern Ireland Spa of the Year

Sponsored by Elemis
Rockliffe Hall, Darlington
Rudding Park, Harrogate 
Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall, Seaham, County Durham
Spa at Blythswood Square, Glasgow 
The Spa at Galgorm, Ballymena

South East Salon of the Year

Amy Gordon Skin Clinic & Beauty Boutique, Colchester, Essex
Idyllic Beauty and Day Spa, Cranleigh, Surrey
K:SPA, Whiteley, Hampshire
Mimosa beauty, Chelmsford, Essex
The Nail & Body Boutique, Reigate, Surrey

South East Spa of the Year

Sponsored by Elemis
Aqua Sana Woburn Forest, Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Brandshatch Place Hotel and Spa, Fawkham, Kent
Bulgari Spa, London
Poppinghole Farm Spa, Robertsbridge, Sussex
Sequoia Spa at The Grove, Hertfordshire

South West and Wales Salon of the Year

The Garden Room, Taunton 
The Treatment Loft, Exeter
The Waters Edge Retreat, Hayle
Utopia Beauty Salon, Abingdon 

South West and Wales Spa of the Year

Aqua Sana Longleat Forest, Warminster
Buff Urban Day Spa, Taunton 
Parc Spa, Llanelli
St Michaels Spa, Falmouth, Cornwall
The Spa at The Randolph, Oxford

Additional categories to be announced on the night:

Boutique Spa of the Year
Sponsored by Elemis

Large Spa of the Year
Sponsored by Elemis

Boutique Salon of the Year
Sponsored by Phorest

Large Salon of the Year
Sponsored by Dermalogica

The shortlist for the four national salon and spa categories (Large Salon, Boutique Salon, Large Spa and Boutique Spa of the Year) will also be announced on the awards night in December as the finalists will be the winners and highest scoring finalists of the regional salon and spa categories.

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