Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
10:01 AM 6th June 2020

Yorkshire Business Owner Reaches National Beauty Award Finals

An award-winning Skipton beauty salon owner has reached the finals for 3 national award categories aimed at highlighting excellence within the beauty industry.

Helen Turnock
Helen Turnock
“I was thrilled to be named as a finalist in not just one, but 3 of the categories in the awards! I have worked hard over the 9 years in my business at Velvet Beauty Studio, to help my clients reach their skin and waxing goals and I’ve loved every minute of it, seeing the confidence and buzz this gives them”, says Helen Turnock.

The 3 categories Helen has been shortlisted for include Waxing Expert of the Year, Skin Specialist of the Year and Beauty Therapist of the Year.

Helen has previously been a finalist twice and won Beauty Therapist of the Year in her industry, where she had to travel to Gloucester for judging and interviewing, followed by awards ceremonies in Birmingham and London.

“It is a nerve-wracking experience to put yourself up for awards and open yourself up for critique, and there is a lot of work involved behind the scenes. The effort really pays off though when you get the acknowledgement for your hard work and you can thank your clients for the faith they have put in you over the years”.

The British Hair and Beauty Awards (established in 2014) are one of the most prestigious online awards for the hair, beauty, nails and spa industry, recognising those who make a real difference and encouraging their development and hard work throughout the year. Thousands of therapists enter from across the UK, to be shortlisted by a panel of industry experts.

The winners of the annual awards will be announced online on Monday 29th June.

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