WELCOME What an evening! It was wonderful to come together once again to celebrate the outstanding achievements and hard work that everyone has put into enhancing the aesthetic specialty in 2018! Many congratulations must go to the Winners, however it’s also very important to recognise all our finalists; we received an extremely high standard of entries across all categories. Well done to you all! Congratulations to Sharon Bennett in particular, for winning The Schuco Aesthetics Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Aesthetics, a lady who has done so much for the specialty. Huge thanks must go to our judging panel, who take great care in assessing all entries carefully, accurately and considerately, ensuring the impartiality and integrity of the Aesthetics Awards continues. We are also grateful to everyone who voted – it’s fantastic to see everyone in the specialty supporting each other and recognising the amazing products and services available today. Finally, thank you to our sponsors for their continued support and participation. From the comments we’ve received, it seems that you all agree that Russell Kane and voiceover Jon Briggs were fantastic hosts and our live band did an amazing job of keeping everyone dancing into the early hours! We hope you all enjoyed the night as much as we did!
AMANDA CAMERON EDITOR, AESTHETICS JOURNAL
CHARIT Y PARTNER Our chosen charity for the Aesthetics Awards 2018 was the British Red Cross. In particular, we asked guests for donations towards relief for the 18 million people living in Yemen who are living in extreme hunger, without access to nutritious food and clean water. According to the British Red Cross, disease and conflict are killing an estimated 75 people every day, while more than 80% of the population urgently need emergency aid. The organisation works with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Yemen Red Crescent. Together they provide food, clean water, medical help and essential household items. In 2017 alone, the Red Cross helped the ICRC and the Red Crescent reach more than 800,000 people with basic aid.
Thanks to your donations, £2,400 was raised for this extremely worthy charity, which will go towards providing food and supplies such as blankets, water containers and soap. If you would still like to support the British Red Cross contact Louisa on email@example.com or call 020 7877 7602.
It was a spectacular night of glitz and glamour at the prestigious Aesthetics Awards 2018. Professionals from across the specialty gathered at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel in central London to celebrate another successful year with more than 800 attendees. Guests had their picture taken at the Aesthetics Awards press board, caught up with friends and colleagues, and enjoyed drinks and live music from singer songwriter Alice MC at the networking event, before moving to the beautiful ballroom for a delicious three-course dinner. Amanda Cameron, the Editor of the Aesthetics journal and Aesthetics Awards judge welcomed guests to the ceremony, thanking the sponsors, judges and voters for their support. She also introduced this year’s comedian and host, Russell Kane, compère Jon Briggs, the original voice of Apple’s iPhone assistant Siri, and the chosen charity of the year, the British Red Cross. Guests then enjoyed a hilarious comedy set by Russell Kane featuring bespoke aestheticrelated jokes that kept everyone entertained. Dianne Burkhill, marketing manager at Syneron Candela UK Ltd, said of Kane’s performance, “The comedian was great, I think it’s important to really jolly the crowd along – he was excellent.” The Commended and Highly Commended finalists were then applauded for their achievements, before Winners in the 26 prestigious categories were welcomed to the stage to collect their unique ‘A’ trophies and take their winners’ photographs. The first Winner of the night was the NeoStrata Skin Active Tri Therapy Lifting Serum, which was awarded the accolade for Skin Product or Range of the Year. Other product winners included Teosyal RHA, PicoWay and SkinPen Precision, which was awarded The Barry Knapp Award for Product Innovation of the Year, supported by Medical Aesthetic Group. The clinic categories were recognised for commitment to excellence in customer service, patient care, safety and evidence of good feedback from patients. Aesthetic companies were also awarded for their achievements, as were training providers and support partners. Agostina Murgia of Bottled Science, the UK distributor of Skinade, was presented with The Healthxchange Group Award for Sales Representative of the Year. She said, “I’m shaking and so overwhelmed! It’s the most prestigious and rewarding awards ceremony so it means a lot. I really have to thank everyone who voted for me.” A first in Aesthetics Awards history saw the recognition of two winners for The PHI Clinic Award for Professional Initiative of the Year. This important category appreciates initiatives that have demonstrated evidence of activity designed to benefit the industry as a whole. Congratulations went to the Black Skin Directory and Visual Loss Management Guidance in collaboration with Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Complications Management for their work. Finally, the highly anticipated practitioner categories closed the ceremony. The Teoxane Award for Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner of the Year went to Jane
Laferla and Dr Simon Ravichandran took home The ABC Lasers Award for Medical Aesthetic Practitioner of the Year. He said, “I am overwhelmed – it’s still not sinking in as this was totally unexpected and I think every finalist in this category deserved to win.” Finally, to conclude the remarkable ceremony, The Schuco Aesthetics Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Aesthetics was presented to a practitioner who has demonstrated commitment and passion for regulation, industry growth and patient safety. Nurse prescriber and chair of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) Sharon Bennett received the award, chosen by the Aesthetics team. Bennett said, “It’s just amazing! It is a great recognition of all that I have done, particularly with the BACN and the work that we are doing to try and regulate the industry.” Following the awards presentation ceremony, guests moved out of the ballroom to continue networking and dance the night away to a live band and DJ. Iain Ashby, marketing consultant at John Bannon Pharmacy, sponsor of two awards, said of his evening, “My highlight tonight has been the networking, it’s very important, especially as we are new to the UK. Meeting old friends and making new friends has been great – the networking is very important.” Sharon Allen, business development executive from category sponsor Enhance Insurance, summed up the night, “I really enjoyed the ceremony tonight and how well it was organised. The comedian Russell Kane was absolutely fantastic, and the whole evening was so professional. We come back to the Aesthetics Awards every year because of the whole ethos that it has – it is what this specialty needs.”
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Younique Aesthetics @youniqueaesthetics17 We are very proud to announce that Younique Aesthetics has just won the John Bannon Awards for Best Clinic Ireland at the #AestheticsAwards2018!! We are beyond thrilled! Thank you to all our wonderful loyal patients… and now we are off to celebrate! #awards #fabulous #beauty #aesthetic #AestheticsAwards #skin
Dr Dev Patel @drdevpatel1 Fun night with some of my team at #aestheticsawards2018 Great catching up with so many friends and colleagues too! Commended – Best Clinic South England. Well done to my whole team. Here’s to an even bigger and better year in 2019! #strivetobebettereveryday #dreamteam
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Julia Kendrick @JRKendrick What an absolutely amazing Saturday at the @aestheticsgroup #AestheticsAwards2018! So pleased to share that @kendrick_pr won ‘highly commended’ for ‘Best Clinic Support Partner’ #AwardsNight #London #Aesthetics Laser and Skin Clinic @laserandskinclinic Dr Mayoni Byrne @mayonibyrne Out with the A-Team for the #AestheticsAwards. These ladies keep me sane! I love you! Thanks for having my back xxx #AestheticsAwards2018
Guess who won Best Clinic Group UK & Ireland (3 clinics or more)?! WE DID!!! Whoop whoop! It’s an incredible feeling to win this very prestigious award among the best clinics in the business! Until next year #AestheticsAwards2018
THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T SK IN PR O D UC T / R A N G E O F T H E Y EA R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EA R , SU P P O R T ED BY M E D IC A L A ESTH ETI C G R O U P WINNER: NeoStrata Skin Active Tri Therapy Lifting Serum (AestheticSource) “The Aesthetics Awards is the place to be and winning this means so much to us!” Lorna McDonnell-Bowes, Winner
The Neostrata Skin Active Tri Therapy Lifting Serum beat nine other finalists to take home the trophy for The Skin Product/Range of the Year. According to AestheticSource, the UK distributor of the Neostrata range, The Tri Therapy Lifting Serum is supported by multiple clinical studies, which have demonstrated impressive results in as little as four weeks, showcasing the power of the product and how it improves skin health. One judge commented that, ‘The submission is backed up well’, while a voter said, ‘Exceptional brand, innovative and high quality ingredients and formulations with clinical data behind every product’. Lorna McDonnell-Bowes, director of AestheticSource, said, “We have won the first Award of the night for Skin Product/Range of the Year! It’s just amazing to win with Neostrata and we are so happy! The Aesthetics Awards is the place to be and winning this means so much to us.”
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FINALISTS: • Epionce (Eden Aesthetics Distribution Ltd) • iS Clinical (Harpar Grace) • Oxygenetix (Medical Aesthetic Group) • Crystal Retinal 6/10 (Medik8) • Antioxidant Product Range (SkinCeuticals) • ZO Skin Health (Wigmore Medical Ltd) • ZENii (ZENii)
THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T B E S T UK SU B SI DI ARY O F INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY A GLO B A L M A N U FAC TU R ER M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Cynosure UK Ltd “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award because we worked so hard over the last year!“ Fiona Comport, Winner
The Best UK Subsidiary of a Global Manufacturer was awarded to Cynosure UK Limited. The winner was chosen by voters and judges thanks to its demonstration of up-to-date range of equipment and product development, as well as excellent customer service and ongoing support for practitioners using its products. Cynosure means ‘a person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration’ and the company prides itself on the products being the pinnacle of those available for its customers. The entry was described by a judge as having, ‘Excellent clinical data’ , while a voter added, ‘Best service and best equipment by a mile!’ Following the win, Fiona Comport, marketing manager for Cynosure UK said, “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award because we worked so hard over the last year! It really demonstrates how all of the aspects of our business have come together, from our service team and clinical team to our marketing and sales team, to create a really fantastic service – we are really thrilled!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E PR O F H I LO AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY B E S T C L I N I C SCOT L A N D M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Clinetix CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
Out of six worthy finalists, Clinetix won The Profhilo Award for Best Clinic Scotland. With two clinics based in Bothwell and Glasgow, established in 2011, Clinetix aims to deliver the highest standards of clinical care and service to patients by ensuring the team’s training and knowledge are continually at the forefront of the sector. Judges praised the ‘Excellent’ entry, noting that the clinic team had, ‘Answered every point of each question in detail’. Dentist and aesthetic practitioner Dr Emma Ravichandran, the co-founder of Clinetix said, “We can’t believe that we have won The Profhilo Award for Best Clinic Scotland for the second year in a row. Everyone who was nominated as a finalist deserved to win this Award; it was a very close competition.” Fellow co-founder, aesthetic practitioner Dr Simon Ravichandran added, “I really appreciate winning this award. It is recognition of our commitment to customer service, patient care and providing the best possible services we can offer.”
“I really appreciate winning this award. It is recognition of our commitment to customer service, customer care and providing the best possible services we can offer” Dr Simon Ravichandran, Winner
Iveta Vinklerova director of HA-Derma, the sponsor of the Award, said, “Scotland is a growing market and one we wish to recognise. Congratulations to Clinetix for their win!”
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W H O LE S A L ER O F TH E Y EAR WINNER: Church Pharmacy ”I’m so excited for our future and this just tops off a great year!“ Emma Adams, Winner
Church Pharmacy took home the Award for Wholesaler of the Year. The company was recognised for offering a wide range of medical aesthetic products available at highly competitive prices and its excellent customer service. According to Church Pharmacy, customer service is at the heart of everything it does, from supporting customers with product information, streamlining the sales process, tracking parcels to their door and aftercare service. Additionally, the company claims it was the first pharmacy to launch an online prescription service offering a full range of aesthetic products. One judge described Church Pharmacy’s entry as being, ‘Well planned and executed, with an emphasis on customer service’. Voters said, ‘Simply the best‘, ‘Very efficient. Great communication. Order processing is so easy and the staff are very friendly’ and, ‘Their service is second to none! Friendly and individual!’ Emma Adams, business development manager for Church Pharmacy said, “We have just won the Wholesaler of the Year Award, I’m so ecstatic! We are a small family-run business and we are going to get bigger and bigger; I’m so excited for our future and this just tops off a great year!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T INNOVAT INIO NN OVAT O F ITOHNE O Y EAR F TH, ESUYPEAR P O,R T ED BY SU PP O R M T EED D IC BYA L ME A DI EST CA HLETAIESTH C G RETI O UC P GROUP WINNER: SkinPen Precision (BioActiveAesthetics) CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
“All the finalists did very well and congratulations to the winner, SkinPen Precision” David Gower, Sponsor
SkinPen Precision was the Winner of The Barry Knapp Award for Product Innovation of the Year, supported by Medical Aesthetic Group. Launched in the UK in January 2017, the microneedling pen was created to reduce the risk of cross contamination thanks to its protective sheath and 100% double-lined sealed cartridge. In March 2018, Bellus Medical – the manufacturer of Skinpen Precision – earned the first and only FDA clearance of a microneedling pen. Kathy Taylor Brewin, managing director of UK distributor, BioactiveAesthetics, said, “I am just so proud to win The Barry Knapp Award for Product Innovation of the Year, supported by Medical Aesthetic Group. Joe Proctor from Bellus Medical gave us this opportunity and I hope I have made him proud! It’s just amazing, Bellus Medical has changed the whole face of microneedling so I just want to say thank you! I’m thrilled!” Award sponsor and managing director of Medical Aesthetic Group, David Gower, added, “All the finalists did very well and congratulations to the winner, SkinPen Precision from BioActiveAesthetics. It’s just wonderful to participate!”
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T H E JO H N B A N N O N AWA R D F O R B E S T C L I N I C I R EL AN D WINNER: Younique Aesthetics Ltd CATEGO RY SP O NSO R
The John Bannon Award for Best Clinic Ireland was presented to Younique Aesthetics Clinic. According to the entry, the team at Younique, led by aesthetic nurse prescriber Áine Larkin, have performed more than 20,000 treatments and is one of Ireland’s leading aesthetics clinics. The clinic incorporates a training academy used by Galderma, HA-Derma, Beamwave Technologies, Schuco Aesthetics, Cosmedic Training and Cellenis to produce workshops for medical professionals in Ireland. In addition, Younique write the Monthly Aesthetics Column for Ireland’s largest local magazine. One judge said the entry had, ‘Good use of ambassadors and PR, great feedback systems’.
”This is the most prestigious award that you can win! We have won a few awards but honestly, this is the one we really wanted!” Lesley McGarrity, Winner
Lesley McGarrity, clinic manager at Younique Aesthetics, commented, “In the last year we have expanded our team, launched a training academy and our very own skincare range. This is the most prestigious award that you can win! We have won a few awards but honestly, this is the one we really wanted!” John Bannon, founder of John Bannon Pharma, said, “We decided to sponsor the award for Best Clinic Ireland again this year as we think it is important to give something back to the industry. Our highlight of the night was Áine Larkin and her team from Younique winning our award. Áine is a dedicated BACN member has been in the industry a long time – it was time for her dedication and commitment to be recognised. Younique truly excelled during 2018. It is very much deserved!”
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FINALISTS: • CLAUDIA MCGLOIN CLINIC • Clear Skin • Dundrum Cosmetic Clinic • Elite Aesthetics Clinic • Venus Medical 15
THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E IS C LI N I C A L AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY B E S T C LIN IC SO U T H EN G L AN D M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Health & Aesthetics CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
“Dr Rekha Tailor and her team are really deserved winners!” Alana Chalmers, Sponsor
Health & Aesthetics was recognised with The iS Clinical Award for Best Clinic South England. The clinic was established by Dr Rekha Tailor in 2008 in Surrey and, according to the team’s entry, Health & Aesthetics was one of the first clinics to offer Femilift and Ultherapy in the South East. Together, Dr Tailor says her team bring more than 100 years of trusted aesthetic experience. The entry emphasised that the clinic is devoted to delivering treatments in a friendly, knowledgeable and professional way, taking great care to make the journey from first enquiry to final follow-up as smooth and patient-centric as possible. Health & Aesthetics was described as an ‘Exceptional’ entry by judges, who were impressed with the focus on customer service. Following the win, Dr Tailor said, “I wanted to show that we are an excellent clinic and winning The iS Clinical Award for Best Clinic South England is a recognition of the hard work that myself and my team put in. I want to say thank you very much. This is the best Awards ceremony in the best industry so it’s an honour to win!” Alana Chalmers, director of Harpar Grace, exclusive distributor for iS Clinical the sponsor of the award, added, “We chose to sponsor the Aesthetics Awards because it represents best in class and that’s what Harpar Grace is all about. Dr Rekha Tailor and her team are really deserved winners!”
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Healthxchange Academy took home The Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Training Award for Best Supplier Training Provider.
“Healthxchange is a great winner, demonstrating that it has a wide portfolio of products and excellent training” Mr Dalvi Humzah, Sponsor
According to the entry, Healthxchange Academy offers a comprehensive syllabus with flexible CPD-approved learning covering skincare, injectables, medical technology, life support and business topics. The training is delivered by recognised expert doctors, nurses and industry professionals, provided in state-of-the-art facilities in Manchester, Dublin and leading medical venues regionally in the UK and Ireland. ‘Just one word – Superb!’ said one judge, while another praised the professional presenters and high clinical content. Steve Joyce, marketing and technology director at Healthxchange, said following the win, “We are delighted to be recognised as the premier supporter of training in the aesthetic specialty and we want to stay at the forefront for aesthetic training in the UK. The Aesthetics Awards is always amazing as it recognises everybody in the specialty.” Sponsoring the Award, Mr Dalvi Humzah, consultant plastic surgeon and founder of Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Training, said, “We thought it was very important to help the industry providers be recognised as training in their own right and not to just be seen as pure product training. I think Healthxchange is a great winner, demonstrating that it has a wide portfolio of products and excellent training.”
FINALISTS: • Cynosure Clinical Training Team • The Galderma Academy Train the Trainer programme • Sinclair • Skinbrands • Wigmore Medical Ltd
New Yearâ€™s resolutions are tough but if you only keep one this year make sure itâ€™s to obtain a full risk and insurance health check for your practice. As we bid farewell to the festive period itâ€™s time once again to turn your focus to the new year and, in particular, resolutions.
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THE TH EBEAN RH RY A NKC NEA PI N P SU AWA R AN R DC EF OAWA R PRO D DU F OC RT INNOVAT BE S T IO C LIN N O ICF G TH RO EU Y EAR P, U ,K SU &P I RPEL O RATNED D BY M E D( 3ICCALIN L AIEST CS H OET R M I COGRRE)O U P WINNER: The Laser and Skin Clinic CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
“We are delighted to be here tonight and so happy to be involved in the Aesthetics Awards!” Anna Gunning, Winner
The Enhance Insurance Award for Best Clinic Group, UK & Ireland, 3 clinics or more went to The Laser and Skin Clinic. With a database of 25,000 patients, The Laser and Skin Clinic has been running since 2004, with locations in Dublin, Mullingar and Athlone. The team says that it aims to set the bar for the next generation of advanced skin clinics with a five-star service. One of the judges described The Laser and Skin Clinic as, ‘Extremely professional’. Anna Gunning, aesthetic nurse and founder of the Laser and Skin Clinic said, “It’s a fantastic award to win! There was so much competition and the standard has been so high, so we are delighted to be here tonight and so happy to be involved in the Aesthetics Awards! I would say to anyone looking to enter next year to make sure your customer service and your technology standards are high!” Sharon Allen, business development executive from Enhance Insurance, sponsoring the award added, “For Enhance, one of our aims is to promote education and patient safety in the specialty. Well done to The Laser and Skin Clinic!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E A E S T H E T I C AR E AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY B E S T C LIN IC N O R TH EN G L A N D M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Aesthetic Health CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
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Taking home the trophy for The AesthetiCare Award for Best Clinic North England was Aesthetic Health. Founded in 2009 by director Dr Julia Sevi, Aesthetic Health was born out of an aspiration to create an indulgent boutique clinic, dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of integrated care that is both innovative and evidence-based. According to the entry, the clinic has a core of 2,000 patients and also opened a pop-up Harley Street clinic to serve Southern patients this year. Aesthetic Health was congratulated by the judges for its ‘Dynamic’ and ‘Excellent entry’. Dr Sevi said of the win, “Winning this award has made us all feel so proud, it’s a testament to the dedication of a dream team who work tirelessly every day to uplift lives.” Roger Bloxham, managing director of sponsor of Best Clinic North, AesthetiCare, added, “The Aesthetics Awards has always been the pinnacle of the year. It’s been fantastic to sponsor one of the main categories. All our operations are based in the North so it’s good to keep it near home and really get behind the people who deliver the treatments – the ones who make the patients’ lives better. Congratulations to Dr Sevi and her team!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T THE H E A LT H XC H A N G E G R O U P AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY S A LE S R E PR E S E N TAT I V E O F TH E Y EAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Agostina Murgia (Bottled Science) CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
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The Healthxchange Group Award for Sales Representative of the Year was presented to Agostina Murgia, sales representative for nutraceutical drink Skinade from Bottled Science Limited. The Award recognises the hard work and excellent service provided by an individual working in the aesthetics specialty. Murgia was presented this award for her dedication and commitment to the specialty over the last 15 years. Judges praised her entry with one commenting, ‘Agostina is dedicated, professional and extremely passionate and devoted to her product, patient satisfaction and her customers. She is an asset to our profession’. After winning, Murgia said, “I’m so overwhelmed! I really have to thank everyone who voted for me. It’s been an amazing journey and it’s a huge satisfaction for me to achieve this award. I have been coming to the Aesthetics Awards from day one and have been voting and supporting everyone else for years. It’s the most prestigious and rewarding awards ceremony. I know a lot of people here and for me it is a very personal achievement.” Karen Hill, Healthxchange Group’s managing director added, “We really like supporting the sales representatives because they do a lot of great work all year round. Thank you to Agostina for holding a shining light for sales reps out there – really well done!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T IN JEC TA B LE PRO DU C T O F TH E Y EAR INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Teosyal RHA (Teoxane UK) “These are the awards that actually mean something to the industry!” Sandra Fishlock, Winner
The Injectable Product of the Year trophy was awarded to Teosyal RHA. Since its launch in 2016, the entry cited that Teosyal RHA has been popular amongst thousands of clinics across the globe, with a HA gel rheology adapted to maintain performance under stretch and strength conditions beneath the dermis. Teoxane says that Teosyal RHA is developed under unique preservation technology, and features long-chains, mimicking the HA found naturally in our bodies, with the aim of giving the most natural result with the ability to integrate into the tissue. Voters described Teosyal RHA as, ‘The most innovative HA filler range on the market delivering excellent injector and patient satisfaction’, being deserving of a win, ‘Due to its innovative technology’ and, ‘A natural, flexible product that integrates into tissues well’. Sandra Fishlock, managing director of Teoxane UK said, “To win Injectable Product of the Year is fantastic. It’s an innovative product and the clinics are very happy with it. We enter the Aesthetics Awards because these are the awards that actually mean something to the industry!”
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THE B A R RY T HKENM AP ATA P AWA AWA RR DDF O FO RRP R O DU C T INNOVAT BE S T IO C LIN N O ICF G TH RO EU Y EAR P, U ,K SU &P I RPEL O RATNED D BY M E (D1 IC 0 C A LLIN A EST I C S HOET R IM C OGRRE) OUP WINNER: Courthouse Clinics CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
The Winner of The MATA Award for Best Clinic Group, UK & Ireland, 10 clinics or more was Courthouse Clinics.
“Winning demonstrates our excellent customer service and level of care from practitioners” Amanda Elbourn, Winner
The chain has been providing specialist aesthetic and wellbeing treatments at various locations throughout the UK since 1998. Courthouse Clinics now has 11 locations, in Birmingham, Brentwood, Esher, Haywards Heath, Hereford, London, Maidenhead, Sheffield, Southampton, Watford and Wilmslow. In 2017, Courthouse Clinics treated more than 56,000 patients. Amanda Elbourn, operations director, stated, “Winning this award is an amazing achievement – we have clinics across the UK and winning demonstrates our excellent customer service and level of care from practitioners. It shows how good we are in the specialty and how we’re all about great treatments, great service and looking after our patients!” Ian Duncan, founder and director of MATA courses, the category sponsor, said, “We chose to sponsor the Aesthetics Awards as it is one of the most prestigious and well-loved events in the medical aesthetics industry, with some of the best in the business in the different categories. A huge congratulations to Courthouse Clinics for winning The MATA Award for Best Clinic Group, UK and Ireland – it’s a well-deserved recognition for the chain.”
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E N E R GY T R E ATM EN T O F TH E Y EAR WINNER: PicoWay (Syneron Candela UK Ltd) “The whole team tried so hard and winning this is recognition for our team in the UK and also globally” Dianne Burkhill, Winner
Out of eight worthy finalists, PicoWay from Syneron Candela UK Limited won Energy Treatment of the Year in 2018. Syneron Candela recently introduced a third wavelength to the device, allowing practitioners to treat all colours and types of tattoos, skin irregularities, signs of ageing and pigmentation. Voters said that it was, ‘A reliable and well-designed laser’ and claimed that treatments are, ‘Easy to perform, with no pain and it offers amazing results’. Dianne Burkill, marketing manager of Syneron Candela said of the win, “It’s just fantastic! The whole team tried so hard and winning this is recognition for our team in the UK and globally. As a company, we have put a lot of funds into research and development so it means so much to us that we have won. The treatments PicoWay offers changes people’s lives – it’s not just a tattoo removal device but can address scarring, pigmentation and ageing. It’s been a lovely evening, we always have a really nice time here every year, but winning has put the icing on the cake.” Sadie Van Sanden Cooke, regional manager, added, “It feels amazing to win because we try so hard to make everyone realise what we can achieve with our systems.”
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B E S T C LIN IC SU P P O R T PA R TN ER WINNER: Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance “This means everything to us, we didn’t think we would win and I am so proud of everyone that we work with” Naomi Di-Scala, Winner
Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance was recognised as the Best Clinic Support Partner. The company strives to always ‘be ahead of the curve’ and in 1996 was the first broker to set up a bespoke insurance policy for cosmetic practitioners. The entry also emphasised how the team genuinely cares about customers and goes the extra mile to provide useful advice for aesthetic practitioners. One judge commented, ‘Hamilton Fraser shows great experience and is setting standards for others’, while another added that the insurance company, ‘Provides a very comprehensive portfolio of insurance and risk management services’. A voter emphasised that the team is, ‘Always supportive and cost effective’. Naomi Di-Scala, aesthetic insurance manager at Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance was thrilled with the win. She said, “We are absolutely over the moon, we are very emotional! This means everything to us; we didn’t think we would win and I am so proud of everyone that we work with. It’s the biggest and best event of the year; we love celebrating with everyone.”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E CO N S EN TZ AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY CLIN IC R EC E PTI O N T EA M O F TH E Y EAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: S-Thetics CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
“My team makes the patient journey as seamless as possible and I feel they do it extremely well, so this award is well deserved”
The S-Thetics reception team took home The Consentz Award for Clinic Reception Team of the Year. The clinic was founded in Beaconsfield in 2015 by aesthetic practitioner Miss Sherina Balaratnam. According to the entry, S-Thetics aims to continuously provide high standard treatments and strives to deliver achievable and measurable results, helping patients to reach their aesthetic goals. The reception team consists of patient coordinators Louise and Krupa. In their entry, Miss Balaratnam explains that they are warm, professional and committed to delivering exceptional patient care.
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Nadine Schioldan, senior sales consultant at Consentz, said, “We chose to support reception teams because it’s the front-facing reception team which wins the client over initially. We love supporting the Awards because it is recognition of the great work done by all. Congratulations to S-Thetics, well done and keep the smiles coming!” Miss Balaratnam added, “I’m so proud that my team has won. For us to win this award is about the patients and serving them well during their time in the clinic. My team makes the patient journey as seamless as possible and I feel they do it extremely well. The Aesthetics Awards is a fantastic opportunity to get together with our peers and be recognised by the profession, celebrate with them and congratulate all the finalists. I’m incredibly proud to be recognised amongst many top tier colleagues in aesthetics.”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T B E S T MA N UFAC TU R ER I N TH E U K INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: AESTHETIC TECHNOLOGY LTD “This is a fantastic achievement for us. The Aesthetics Awards recognises those who follow best practice and excellence” Louise Taylor, Winner
Aesthetic Technology Limited won Best Manufacturer in the UK. This Award recognises the manufacturers who offer an up-to-date range of equipment and product development, as well as demonstrating excellent customer service and ongoing support for practitioners using their products. According to the entry, Aesthetic Technology’s approach allows the team to control component quality and push boundaries in terms of technology and reliability, resulting in the production of high quality products that are sold all over the world. One voter said the team delivered, ‘Excellent customer service’, while another said ‘Innovative and stringent quality system that provides industry-leading product performance, backed by medical device quality safety and reliability’. Louise Taylor, director of Aesthetic Technology, commented on the win saying, “This is a fantastic achievement for us. The Aesthetics Awards recognises those who follow best practice and excellence and this award demonstrates our continued commitment to the quality and efficacy of our technology to ensure it is results driven, industry leading and safe. We would just like to thank all of our clients and partners across the world for their continued support!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T THE JOH N NN FOR INNOVAT IO BA N O F TON H E PHARMAC Y EAR , SU P Y P OAWARD R T ED BY BEST M ECLINIC D IC A L AMIDLANDS EST H ET I C GAND R O U PWALES WINNER: Outline Clinic CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
Taking home The John Bannon Pharmacy Award for Best Clinic Midlands and Wales was Droitwich Spa based practice, Outline Clinic. Founded by aesthetic nurse prescriber Mary White, Outline Clinic first launched in 2001. According to the entry, White’s aim when establishing the clinic was simple. She wanted to provide a pioneering aesthetic treatment, in a boutique setting, which would meet all patients’ needs by being a one-stop clinic, that was registered with the Care Quality Commission.
“It’s a credit to my team who work tirelessly all year round and we’re just thrilled to have been recognised with this award!” Mary White, Winner
White was delighted with the win, saying, “I’m thrilled to win The John Bannon Award for Best Clinic Midlands and Wales this year. It’s a credit to my team who work tirelessly all year round and we’re just thrilled to have been recognised with this award! Winning an Aesthetics Award is a mark of achievement for creating a standard and delivering the highest quality service to your patients.” Iain Ashby, marketing consultant at John Bannon Pharmacy added, “This is a chance to show that we are putting something back into the industry, to show expertise and to celebrate all that is good in this specialty. We chose to sponsor the Award for Midlands and Wales because we are based in the Midlands so it just seemed a natural category for us to support. Congratulations to the winners, but also to everyone who took part; taking part is just as important because it just proves how excellent everyone is.”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E IA PC AM AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY D IS T R IB UTO R O F TH E Y EAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Healthxchange Pharmacy CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
Picking up the IAPCAM Award for Distributor of the Year was Healthxchange Pharmacy. According to the entry, the distribution company has been providing excellent products and services since 2000, serving more than 10,000 aesthetic medical professionals throughout the UK and Ireland. The team claims Healthxchange is different because it provides exceptional bespoke customer service, concierge services, exceptional educational clinical support and unique pre-market product assessment. Dr John Curran, chairman of the Healthxchange Group, said, “I am so proud of all the people who have put so much time into the company. We entered because we think this is the number one aesthetic industry award, I think it’s the one to be recognised for. We enter not only for ourselves, but for our team and clients too.”
“I am so proud of all the people who have put so much time into the company. We entered because we think this is the number one aesthetic industry award” Dr John Curran, Winner
Dr Beatriz Molina, founder of IAPCAM, added, “We feel it’s important to have great distributors in the specialty because they research and choose all the products, so practitioners get the best. Well done to Healthxchange Pharmacy!”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T THE S IN C LA IR PHA R M A AWA R D F O R B EST INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY IN D E PE N D E N T TR A I N I N G P R OV I DER M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Cosmetic Courses CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
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Cosmetic Courses, led by consultant plastic surgeon Mr Adrian Richards, was crowned the winner of The Sinclair Award for Best Independent Training Provider. The organisation provides more than 22 CPD certified practical courses on injectables and skin rejuvenation across seven training centres nationwide. According to the entry, Cosmetic Courses has also created an OFQUAL-accredited Level 7 certificate in Injectables for Aesthetic Medicine along with an online learning platform. Voters listed the training provider as, ‘Phenomenal’ with one stating it is, ‘The most innovative, quality-driven training course in the industry’. Jim Savin, managing director of Cosmetic Courses said, “We are absolutely delighted to win such a fantastic award. I’d like to thank everybody for voting for us! We had a lovely night meeting people in the aesthetic industry.” Joanna Neal, brand manager of Sinclair Pharma for the UK and Ireland, sponsor of the Award, said, “We chose to sponsor the training category, as we are passionate about furthering people’s education in injection techniques and managing complications, allowing practitioners to give patients a safer experience. We love to support anyone who is aiming to make this specialty more regulated. Well done to Cosmetic Courses!”
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It was Eudelo that picked up The Dermalux Award for Best Clinic London in 2018.
“It feels absolutely amazing to win, I feel so pleased. It was completely unexpected and I couldn’t be happier!” Dr Stefanie Williams, Winner
A practice dedicated to cosmetic and medical dermatology and aesthetic treatments, Eudelo was founded in 2007 and its flagship clinic opened in 2016, offering its treatment menu to 7,500 patients. According to the entry, Eudelo is known for its ‘natural results guarantee’ approach. Dr Stefanie Williams, German board-certified dermatologist and founder of Eudelo said, “It feels absolutely amazing to win, I feel so pleased. It was completely unexpected and I couldn’t be happier. It’s really lovely to meet up with colleagues, it’s a great atmosphere and even better to be acknowledged.” Co-director of Dermalux, Louise Taylor, the sponsor of the award, added, “We have been supporters of the Aesthetics Awards for a number of years now – it’s one of the best events in the aesthetic calendar. We are very proud to sponsor the Award for Best Clinic London. It’s a very difficult category, so it’s really nice to give out the award to someone who is very well deserving. Congratulations to Dr Stefanie Williams and the team at Eudelo – they have a fantastic clinic. This sets the standards for everyone else in the industry and we hope they continue to keep setting this high standard!”
HIGHLY COMMENDED: CADOGAN CLINIC
FINALISTS: • Health & Aesthetic Clinic • Juvea Medical and Aesthetics • LINIA Skin Clinic • London Professional Aesthetics (LPA) • The Clinic by Dr. Mayoni
T H E PH I C L I N I C AWA R D F O R P ROFE S S IO N A L I N I T I AT I V E O F TH E Y EAR WINNER: Black Skin Directory CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
In an Aesthetics Awards first, two organisations were recognised with The PHI Clinic Award for Professional Initiative of the Year, the first being the Black Skin Directory. The initiative is the first of its kind; a platform designed to communicate the needs of patients of colour. Voters described the Black Skin Directory as, ‘Making waves in the industry’ and, ‘A much-needed service’, with another saying, ‘It has answered the prayers of millions of black women all over the UK!’ Dija Ayodele founder of the Black Skin Directory said, “It’s amazing to win this award because the Black Skin Directory is not even one year old; this was something that was sketched on the back of a napkin. The Aesthetics Awards is the pinnacle of the specialty and it is recognising that women of colour have specific needs and concerns which weren’t being addressed. Being recognised with this award validates the women’s concerns that I hear every single day! Thank you!”
“The Aesthetics Awards is the pinnacle of the specialty and it is recognising that women of colour have specific needs and concerns which weren’t being addressed. Thank you!” Dija Ayodele, Winner
FINALISTS: • BACN and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance GDPR Campaign (British Association of Cosmetic Nurses and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance) • Personal Wellness Trainer (PWT) (KLNIK) • Prevention of Complications in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPCAM) (Medikas Medispa) • Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society (Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society)
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E PH I CL I N I C AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY PRO FE S S IO N A L I N I T I AT I V E O F TH E Y EAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Visual Loss Management Guidance in Collaboration with Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Complications Management
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The second organisation to win The PHI Clinic Award for Professional Initiative of the Year was Visual Loss Management Guidance in Collaboration with Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Complications Management. The initiative was launched to produce a peer-reviewed guidance that is incorporated into the teaching on complication management, particularly focusing on blindness. The guidance is being promoted nationally and internationally, as well as to specialist organisations. One voter described Mr Dalvi Humzah as, ‘Approachable and reassuring’ with the initiative being dubbed, ‘Simply amazing’.
“We wanted to give back and represent something that we are truly passionate about and that is innovation, so decided that we would sponsor this category” Jack Gibson, Sponsor
Mr Humzah said of the win, “This award is a recognition of all of the work that we have put in working with the Aesthetic Intervention Induced Visual Loss (AIIVL) Group and then taking it with Dalvi Humzah Aesthetic Training into the aesthetics arena. We are delighted to win!” Jack Gibson, operations manager of category sponsor PHI Clinic added, “We wanted to give back and represent something that we are truly passionate about and that is innovation, so decided that we would sponsor this category. Innovation in aesthetics is something that we really encourage so this category was a perfect fit.”
FINALISTS: • BACN and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance GDPR Campaign (British Association of Cosmetic Nurses and Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance) • Personal Wellness Trainer (PWT) (KLNIK) • Prevention of Complications in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPCAM) (Medikas Medispa) • Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society (Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society) 47
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E A E S T H E T IC SO U R C E AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY BE S T N E W C LI N I C, U K AN D I R EL A N D M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Tay Medispa CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
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Amongst the eight noteable finalists, it was Tay Medispa that was crowned the Winner of The AestheticSource Award for Best New Clinic, UK & Ireland. The clinic was established by husband and wife team Simon and Dr Julia Langford in February 2017. Dr Langford had been providing aesthetic treatments in Perthshire since 2009 and wanted to centralise her services. According to the clinic’s entry, the concept was born out of changes on the horizon in relation to Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the need for a high-end clinic in the area. Dr Langford said of the win, “We’ve had an amazing time since opening and this is the pinnacle of it really – this is a big Award! We are so chuffed and really lucky to have such a great team around us!” Lorna McDonnell-Bowes, director of AestheticSource, which sponsored the Award, said, “The new clinic category is important to support because it’s often where people are coming in and learning about how aesthetics works. I think it’s good for new clinics to come to the Awards and learn what can be done well and to see the established clinics winning so they can learn from them – it’s just great to celebrate the new people coming in.”
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E T EOX A N E AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY AESTHETIC NURSE PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Jane Laferla CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
Aesthetic nurse prescriber Jane Laferla was recognised with The Teoxane Award for Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner of the Year. In her aesthetic career, Laferla has undertaken more than 10,000 non-surgical treatments at her private clinic in Cardiff and for national chains within the UK. She has a strong focus on improving industry practice in Wales and the UK, working closely with local governments and societies to offer support and supply all A&E departments in Wales with best practice guidelines and protocols for the management of complications in aesthetic practice, as well as aiming to include cosmetic procedures on the specialist licensing register in Wales. She has been the BACN lead nurse for Wales for the past six years, is a clinical trainer and elected board member of the Welsh Aesthetic and Cosmetic Society.
“We sponsored the Award for Nurse Practitioner of the Year because it’s a very important category as the nurses work very hard in this sector” Sandra Fishlock, Sponsor
Laferla was overwhelmed with her win, she explained, “I said if I get Commended or Highly Commended I’d be delighted, but this is just so unexpected! I was up against some really strong contenders; I’m just still in shock to be honest with you. It’s wonderful. I’m absolutely thrilled.” Sandra Fishlock, managing director of Teoxane UK, said, “We sponsored the Award for Nurse Practitioner of the Year because it’s a very important category as the nurses work very hard in this sector. They make up the majority of the injectors in the UK and we are pleased to support them.”
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FINALISTS: • Sarah Gillies • Anna Gunning • Jacqueline Naeini • Elizabeth Rimmer • Lou Sommereux • Sarah White
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THE B A R RY K N A P P AWA R D F O R P R O DU C T T H E A B C L A SER S AWA R D F O R INNOVAT IO N O F T H E Y EAR , SU P P O R T ED BY MEDICAL AESTHETIC PRACTITIONER OF THE YEAR M E D IC A L A EST H ET I C G R O U P WINNER: Dr Simon Ravichandran CATEG O RY SP O NSO R
“I am always striving to do better for the good of our patients and for the future of the industry”
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Dr Simon Ravichandran, Winner
His motto is to ‘not make people beautiful but to make them happy’ and 12 years on from starting out, Dr Simon Ravichandran has showcased his commitment, passion and dedication to the specialty and to his patients, with one judge describing him as having an ‘excellent approach to patient care’. Dr Ravichandran’s achievements include co-founding the Aesthetic Training Academy and Clinetix clinics, guest lecturing and course designing a Master’s degree at Northumbria University. In 2011, he co-founded the Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners, providing the first annual conference of its kind in Scotland. He said of his win, “I am overwhelmed – it’s still not sinking in as this was totally unexpected and I think every finalist in this category deserved to win. Winning means a great deal to me as it’s a reflection of the good work we try to do for the industry and for our patients. I am always striving to do better for the good of our patients and for the future of the industry.”
HIGHLY COMMENDED: MISS SHERINA BALARATNAM
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FINALISTS: • Dr Steven Harris • Dr Beatriz Molina • Dr Peter Prendergast • Mr Taimur Shoaib • Dr Rekha Tailor • Dr Patrick Treacy
TH E S C H UCO AESTH ETI C S AWA R D F O R O UT S TA N D I N G AC H I EV EM EN T IN ME D ICAL A ESTH ETI C S WINNER: Sharon Bennett
“Sharon has been a pioneering figure in medical aesthetics through her work as a clinician and her work with the BACN” Edward Fox, Sponsor
Sharon Bennett, aesthetic nurse prescriber and BACN chair was presented with The Schuco Aesthetics Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Aesthetics due to her dedication, commitment and passion for the specialty. In 1996, she flew to Sweden with a colleague to clear the UK distribution for a promising new product, which we all know today as Restylane. Since then, she has co-founded and become Chair of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, as well as representing the UK for standards in Europe and working tirelessly to develop the education, training and regulation of aesthetic nurses across the UK. Bennett said, “It’s amazing, just amazing! It was such a shock and although this is an honour to win, I feel like I have got a lot more to achieve. It is a great recognition of all that I have done, particularly with the BACN and the work that we are doing to try and regulate the industry. It’s the biggest awards ceremony in our specialty and it’s so nice that this night brings us all together.” Edward Fox, marketing manager of category sponsor Schuco Aesthetics, said, “This is the third year that we have sponsored the Outstanding Achievement Award and we continue to do so because we feel it is important to reward and celebrate the work of clinicians that have made exceptional contributions to the industry over the course of their careers. There is no better platform than the Aesthetics Awards to do this. Schuco Aesthetics would like to congratulate Sharon on this award – she has been a pioneering figure in medical aesthetics through her work as a clinician and her work with the BACN. She has achieved so much during her career and this award recognises and celebrates that.”
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Aesthetics Awards Supplement 2018, showcasing the winners, and those who received highly commendations and commendations in the aesthetics f...
Published on Jan 1, 2019
Aesthetics Awards Supplement 2018, showcasing the winners, and those who received highly commendations and commendations in the aesthetics f...