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

By Rebecca Hitchon | 22 March 2024

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…

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BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards Gala Dinner & Celebration

By Scratch Staff | 30 January 2024

The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) has announced the return of its annual Awards Gala Dinner & Celebration, taking place on 10 November 2024, held at the Fairmont Windsor Park Hotel. Celebrating industry excellence, determination and advancement, the BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards has taken place for over…

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CIBTAC launches Level 3 Certificate in Nail Technology to heighten sector expertise

By Helena Biggs | 22 January 2024

The Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) has launched a Level 3 Certificate in Nail Technology, written to provide learners with ‘an opportunity to master new and established nail enhancement systems.’ This course offering from CIBTAC aims to give aspiring nail experts the opportunity to secure a comprehensive,…

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Beauty therapists, salons & organisations recognised in BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards 2023

By Scratch Staff | 22 September 2023

The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) returned to Fairmont Windsor Park on 17 September to host the annual BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards. 19 awards were presented, with the Specialist Salon of the Year accolade going to Scotland-based nail, lash and brow bar, The Nail Yard, while its…

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BABTAC announces 2023 Patronage programme

By Rebecca Hitchon | 21 December 2022

BABTAC announces 2023 Patronage programme The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology‘s Patronage programme offers businesses the chance to support positive change in the beauty industry, in terms of innovation, safety and fit for purpose training and qualifications. Living by the membership and insurance provider’s ethos of ‘standards before…

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BABTAC & CIBTAC CEO recognised in Queen’s 2022 Birthday Honours List

By Helena Biggs | 2 June 2022

Lesley Blair, CEO of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) has been awarded an MBE for services to the British beauty industry in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List. Lesley, who has joined the judging panel for…

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Susan Routledge features 22 beauty leaders in inspiring book

By Chloe Randall | 20 January 2021

Beauty business expert, Susan Routledge has worked with 21 beauty industry salon owners and leaders to produce an inspiring book entitled ‘Beauty & the Best.’ The book showcases how many exciting opportunities there are in the industry with each of the 22 inspiring women demonstrating what can be achieved based…

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