Winners of Scratch Stars Awards 2016 announced

The winners of Scratch magazine’s Scratch Stars Awards 2016 were revealed last night.

The event, which took place at London’s Café de Paris, celebrates excellence in the UK nail industry.

The winners were:

Nail Stylist of the Year sponsored by GVS
Hazel Dixon

Gel Polish Stylist of the Year sponsored by Gellux
Kate Sawley

L&P Tech of the Year
Samantha Birkett-Leigh

Manicurist of the Year sponsored by Orly
Elise Scholes-Pilkington

Mobile Nailist of the Year sponsored by Nail Harmony UK
Lisa Lilley

Gel Tech of the Year sponsored by Bio Sculpture Gel
Cheryl Walker

Nail Artist of the Year: Polish & Paint
Alessandra Marchesi

Mixed Media Artist of the Year sponsored by Lecenté
Hazel Dixon

Pedicurist of the Year sponsored by Cuccio
Ekaterina Zukiene 

One Stroke Artist of the Year
Szilvia Egerszegi 

Educator of the Year sponsored by Sweet Squared
Sarah Victoria

Retail Salon of the Year sponsored by essie
Sleeping Beauty Salon

Nail Salon of the Year: Independent sponsored by The Creative Beauty Group
Polish Nail & Beauty 

Nail Salon of the Year: Salon Environment sponsored by OPI
Sleeping Beauty Salon

Session Stylist of the Year sponsored by Sweet Squared
Sophie Harris-Greenslade

Services to the Nail Industry sponsored by Morgan Taylor
Gemma Lambert

Media Choice Award sponsored by Magis
look.co.uk 

Best UK Nail Blogger sponsored by Salon Services
The Nailasaurus

Best Use of Social Media sponsored by LCBT
Katie Barnes - Simply Nails & Beauty

The Tom Holcomb Shooting Star Award
mastered.com  

Lifetime Achievement Award
Susan Gerrard

Image: ©Scratch Stars Awards – winners on the night