BABTAC awarded for commitment to improving industry standards

By Kat Hill | 14 July 2018 | Movers & Shakers, News

Safety In Beauty Diamond Awards

British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology – or BABTAC – was recently awarded for its commitment to improving industry standards at The Safety in Beauty Diamond Awards 2018.

Presented to Lisa Blair of BABTAC by presented by Leighton Denny and Samantha Fox, the ‘Training, Education and Professional Development Award for Professional Beauty’ recognises the business that demonstrates commitment, excellence, passion and dedication to advancing the industry. The awards were held at The Grand Ballroom, The Montcalm Hotel in London.

“We are delighted to have been nominated for this award, and then to be shortlisted and ultimately win was an absolute honour,” enthuses BABTAC chair, Lesley Blair. “BABTAC is a not-for-profit professional association, operating for our members and the good of the industry, and it is one of our core remits to uphold and improve standards across the sector. Having this recognised by an independent organisation committed to promoting Safety in Beauty is brilliant and a real boost to our cause. Here’s to continued progress as an industry!”

“I’m delighted with the high quality calibre of entries in 2018; infinite congratulations to all the highly commended finalists, and to the outstanding winners,” states Antonia Mariconda, founder of Safety in Beauty. “We continue to pledge our support to the public in ensuring we create free awareness and education regarding safe ways to access aesthetic and beauty treatments and look forward to launching some new initiatives in the autumn of 2018”.

More information on BABTAC can be found at

Full details on all of the winners and the Safety in Beauty campaign can be found at www.

Image c/o Andy Barnes / Safety In Beauty