Congrats to Inaugural Scratch Stars Award Winners
Scratch Magazine, a trade publication for nail professionals, held its inaugural Scratch Star Awards last night at Café de Paris in London. The awards were presented by Daybreak presenter and Strictly Come Dancing contestant, Dan Lobb.
There are 18 categories in the awards, which recognise nail professionals and companies from around the UK, covering all disciplines including Session Stylist of the Year to Nail Salon of the Year. Thirteen of the categories were judged by industry experts, with the remaining four – Industry Innovator, Best Customer Care, Best Marketing and Support and Best Education and Training voted for by salon owners for their distributors.
If you get your nails done in the UK, remember these names!
Nail Stylist of the Year – Denise Wright
Mobile Nailist of the Year – Claire Graham
Session Stylist of the Year – Jenny Longworth
Nail Artist of the Year – Kirsty Meakin
Liquid & Powder Tech of the Year – Margarita Belska
Gel Tech of the Year – Ela Loszczcyk
Gel Polish Stylist of the Year – Elise Scholes-Pilkington
Manicurist of the Year – Emily Skinner
Pedicurist of the Year – Agnieska Mirz
Nail Salon of the Year (Independent) – Hand & Foot Spa, Chelsea
Nail Salon of the Year (In-salon/Salon Environment) – Bodylines, Kent
Retail Salon of the Year – Pebble Sanctuary
Industry Innovator – Sweet Squared
Best Customer Care – Palms Extra
Best Marketing & Support – Louella Belle
Best Education & Training – Sweet Squared
Services to the Nail Industry – Gigi Rouse
Tom Holcomb Shooting Star – Nail Harmony UK
Thanks to everyone for their hard work in the industry and a big congrats to everyone for their big win!
To learn more about the Scratch Stars be sure to visit the the Scratch Magazine website at www.scratchmagazine.co.uk and check out the handy links to awards information below.