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National Hair & Beauty Federation Business Awards 2019

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Respect’s Katrine Sejer-Nielsen (third from right) joined the press table

Hair, beauty and barbering businesses from across the UK gathered at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel on Sunday for the crowning of the winners of the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) Business Awards.

News of these new champions came alongside an announcement made at the ceremony that the former NHF/NBF will now be known under one name as the National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF). This decision comes after a successful first year for the NBF, providing unparalleled support to beauty businesses.

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Barrie Stephen

Glittering evening

On the night nominees and guests were welcomed to the NHBF’s fabulous awards evening with a drinks reception before the winners of both the Business Awards and the NHBF’s Photographic Image of the Year were unveiled at the ceremony. The spectacular evening continued in true hair and beauty style, with a party to celebrate the success of some of the best businesses in these industries. We’d expect nothing less.

 And the winners are…

The Business Awards attracted high caliber entries competing across twelve different categories. The winners were:

Best Independent Hair Salon or Barbershop – Small

Antonacci Hair & Beauty

Best Independent Hair Salon or Barbershop – Large

Law Salons

Highly commended: Energy Hair

Best Indepdent Beauty Salon

Tranquility Beauty Studio

Best Innovation

Chair Salons

Best Client Experience

Melissa Timperley Salons

Best Apprentice

Owen Davies, Saks Chester

Best New Business

Law Salons

Highly commended: Studio 88

Best Community Support

Barrie Stephen

Best Front of House

Burghley Hair-Beauty-Academy

Best Social Media


Best Salon Design

Harris & Fox

Outstanding Contribution to the Hair or Beauty Industry

Tina Parsons, Burghley Hair-Beauty-Academy

NHBF Photographic Image of the Year winners

Entrants to the Photographic Image of the Year competition were invited to submit a magazine-quality image or collection of images to showcase their hair or beauty skills. Winners were announced across four categories:

Female Fashion Look – Single image

Andrew Smith, Andrew Smith Salon, Fareham

Female Fashion Look – Collection

Karen Thomson & KAM Hair and Body Spa Creative Team, Lossiemouth

Male Fashion Look – Single image

Yucel Olmezkaya, MR. Barbers, Cambridge

Male Fashion Look – Collection

Jim Shaw, Essensuals and Essensuals Men, Billericay

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