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BABTAC appoints beauty expert, Caroline Hirons, to its board of directors

By Rebecca Hitchon | 22 March 2024 | Movers & Shakers, News

Caroline Hirons

The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) has appointed skincare expert & founder of the Skin Rocks brand and Beauty Backed Trust, Caroline Hirons, to its board of directors.

As a board member, Caroline will use her platform and expertise to bring awareness and knowledge to BABTAC’s campaign work, which focuses on the need for industry-wide regulation, recognised qualifications and safety standards. BABTAC’s motto is ‘qualified, verified, insured’.

Caroline Hirons is a Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) qualified aesthetician and BABTAC insured member. She has immersed herself in the work of the not-for-profit organisation, supporting industry initiatives such as BABTAC’s T.I.M.E campaign, which serves to help consumers signpost their way to salon safety.

Caroline Hirons Babtac“BABTAC and CIBTAC have been a part of my beauty career for as long as I can remember, so I am absolutely delighted to be joining the board,” comments Caroline Hirons.

“Like this organisation, I am a fierce advocate of fit for purpose training and professional practice, to ensure we elevate the reputation of our industry, support our members and safeguard consumers.

“BABTAC’s integrity and credibility have always set them apart, and our shared values and objectives made the decision to join their board easy. I look forward to offering a fresh perspective and consolidating our efforts.”

Lesley Blair

Lesley Blair MBE, CEO of BABTAC and CIBTAC, adds: “As a long-term BABTAC member, Caroline’s ethics are directly in line with our organisations, so having her join our board makes complete sense.

“Caroline is an iconic industry expert with the respect of her industry peers and the allegiance of her vast consumer following. She also isn’t afraid to say exactly what she thinks, and we love that about her.”