Welsh talent honoured at industry awards


More than 100 beauty professionals from across the country recently gathered to celebrate the inaugural Welsh Beauty Industry Awards.

The ceremony took place at the Exchange Hotel in Cardiff at the end of last year and celebrated the region's top aesthetic clinics, doctors, dentists, spas, and hair and beauty teams.

Winners for 2019 included: ‘Beauty Therapist of the Year', Natacha Hayes (The Looking Glass Hair and Beauty Salon, Swansea); ‘Nail Technician of the Year', Samantha Price (Beauty at 10, Cardiff); ‘Spa of the Year', St. David's Spa (Red Wharf Bay) and ‘5 Star Beauty Salon of the Year - Overall Winner', Body Beautiful (Rhyl).

“The beauty sector plays a vital role in the country's economy and enhances the local community by employing hundreds of staff,” says Irfan Younis, CEO of event organiser, Creative Oceanic. “The awards showcased those who promote excellence, set the trends and turn any dream look into reality. These specialists inspire others when it comes to the big and competitive world of beauty.

“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their achievements and we hope that they will keep up their amazing work.”