The Australian Beauty Industry Awards (ABIA) are the only National Business Awards in the Beauty Industry

and with specialist, individual and state categories, they are seen as the true benchmark of excellence.

The Australian Make Up Industry Awards celebrate the benchmark of creative excellence in the Make Up Industry.

Finalists have been announced... See below

Winners Announced - ABIA Gala dinner: 25th August 2019

Finalists Announced for the 8th Annual

2019 Australian Beauty Industry Awards

A strong panel of business and industry experts from all over Australia had a huge job this year with, once again, a growing number of entries. More judges were included this year in the Australian Beauty Industry Awards, giving more time to all to scrutinize the entries. Representing the highest accolade within the industry and honouring the best of the best the ABIA’s have cemented themselves as the benchmark of excellence being the most coveted accolade in the industry today.

This year The Australian Make Up Industry Awards (AMIA’s) have been brought back under the umbrella of the ABIA’s bringing a creative aspect to the gala dinner. Winners of the 2019 Australian Beauty Industry Awards will be announced at the gala extravaganza on Sunday 25thAugust, held at The Star, Sydney, following Beauty Expo Australia. Tickets for the ABIA’s include an evening of entertainment, food, drink, dancing and celebration as well as the official After Party.

The Best Salon and Spas in the country are recognised as winners of their states in two size levels; 4 treatment rooms or less and 5 treatment rooms or more. The two overall Australian Winners will also be announced on the night chosen from the State winners and based on judging points.

This year also sees 2 new categories honouring the Best Eco Salon of Australia and also the Best Business Performance of the Year from a non-salon entrant.

State Wholesalers of the Year have now been announced from the voting poll and the overall Australian Winner will be announced at the gala.

The announcement of the very popular ABIA Hall of Fame will be revealed as well as winners in the specialist, individual, education and business categories, not to mention the AMIA categories including an overall winner. Known as the Oscars of the Beauty Industry, the ABIA’s will, as always, have a few exciting surprises as we celebrate and enjoy this exciting night of nights.


2019 Australian Beauty Industry Awards

FINALISTS

BEAUTY THERAPIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Dermalogica

Calina Garbusinski, Beauty on Latrobe

Courtney Azzi, Basq Beauty Spa & Wellness

Daniela Boerma, Bliss Day Spa

Erica McHeyzer, Beautiloco Beauty Clinic & Spa

Laila Sanchez, Laila's Beauty and Laser

Laura Franzolini, Willow Day Spa

Leanne Condina, Cocoon Spa

Melitta Smith, Plush Skin Body and Beauty

Natalie Herschell, The Skin Coaches

Rachael Newman, Cocoon Spa

Tamasen Norman, Dr Saras and Co

Vicki Collinson, Divine Beauty Mossman


BUSINESS DIRECTOR/OWNER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Kitomba

Daniela Boerma, Bliss Day Spa

Gry Tomte, HÜD Skin + Body

Jessika Brigginshaw, B Indulged Lash Brow and Skin Clinic

Karla McDiarmid, Macquarie Medi Spa

Laura Smyth, Lush Skin & Body

Leanne Condina, Cocoon Spa

Nicola Le Lievre, In Therapy Skin & Body

Rebecca Miller, La Bella Medispa

Reegyn McElligott, The Skin Coaches

Rizwan Syed, Zubias Threading

Sharon Templeton, Temple Day Spa, SA

Tammy Wakely, Skin + Wax Clinic


COSMETIC TATTOIST OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Dermaplane Pro Australia

Ashleigh Jones, Belle Sorelle Cosmetic Artistry

Jessika Brigginshaw, Cosmetic Tattooing by Jessika

Junie Ye, Junye Cosmetic Tattoo Clinic

Katy Sullivan, Advanced Body Image

Rita Porreca, Sydney Permanent Make-up Centre


SALON DESIGN

Sponsored by Comfortel

Advanced Body Image & Spa Lotus

Bond Body and Bond Barber

Eden Aesthetics

Simply Elegant

The Skin Coaches

With Grace Skin Management


BEST MARKETING

Sponsored by Phorest Salon Software

Cocoon Spa

Eden Aesthetics

Keturah Day Spa

LashXtend & Beauty

Simply Elegant

Temple Day Spa, SA


BEST SALON TRAINING

Sponsored by Dermaviduals

Cocoon Spa

Keturah Day Spa

La Bella Medispa

Macquarie Medi Spa

Plush Skin Body & Beauty

Simply Elegant


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR INDIVIDUAL

Sponsored by Masters Dermal Academy

Anh Hoang

Charlotte Ravet

Danielle Hughes

Diana Cheetham

Jade Muller

Joy Crossingham

Justine Poniris

Samara Nilsson

Tina Longin

Trina Storey-Hollis


EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR ORGANISATION

Sponsored by Timely

Cameron Jane Make-Up Design

Elite Hair & Makeup Academy

Elleebana

LashJoy Academy

Pure Hair Beauty & Wellness Academy South West TAFE

SEIR Beauty School

Spectrum Science & Beauty

TAFE NSW Ultimo Beauty and Makeup

The Global Beauty Group

The Makeup Technicians


CUSTOMER CARE

Sponsored by Tyro

Bliss Day Spa

Evodia Beauty Care

Keturah Day Spa

La Bella Medispa

LashXtend & Beauty

Macquarie Medi Spa

Simply Elegant

Skin + Wax Clinic

Temple Day Spa, SA

The Beauty Base Luxury Spa and Clinic

The Skin Coaches

Ultra Essence


SALON TEAM OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by inskincosmedics

Black Diamond Clinic

Blush Professional Beauty Touch

Cocoon Spa

Eden Aesthetics

HÜD Skin + Body

La Bella Medispa

LashXtend & Beauty

Lekeyah Skin Rejuvenation Centre

Macquarie Medi Spa

Skin + Wax Clinic

Temple Day Spa, SA

Temple Skincare & Spa, NSW


TANNING SALON/SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Naked Tan

Beauty in the Bay

Bella Bronze Tan

Faux Tanning Studio

Nabu

BEST BUSINESS PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Beauty Biz

Beaute Industrie

Elleebana

LashJoy

Spectrum Science & Beauty

The Global Beauty Group


BEST ECO SALON

Sponsored By Biodroga

In Therapy Skin & Body

James Vivian Dermal Therapies

The Day Spa @ Jorja James


STATE BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 4 TREATMENT ROOMS OR LESS

NSW/ACT

Sponsored by Dermapenworld

Lime Beauty Co

Melissa Young Beauty

SkintifiX

Temple Skincare & Spa

The Day Spa @ Jorja James

The Skin Clinic


VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Scentered

Le Chic Skin & Beauty

Man Oh Man

SKN By Jane Marshall

Total Bliss Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry


QLD

Sponsored by Ex-Import/Belmacil

Beautiloco Beauty Clinic & Spa

Hope Island Beauty & Medispa

Noosa Body and Skin Care

Pretty in the City

Serenity Skin Spa

SoulSkinSpa

The Haven Skin and Body Shop

Ultra Essence


WA/NT

Sponsored by Sustainable Salons

Bliss @ Richmond Quarter

Eden Aesthetics

Hush Spa & Wellbeing

LoveBeauty Skin Clinic

RejuveU Skin Solutions

(AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 4 TREATMENT ROOMS OR LESS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA NIGHT)


STATE BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 5 TREATMENT ROOMS OR MORE

NSW/ACT

Sponsored by Ultraceuticals

Absolutely Fabulous Skin Therapy

Bliss Day Spa

Face of Man

La Bella Medispa

The Beauty Base Luxury Spa and Clinic

Villa Thalgo Day Spa


VIC/TAS/SA

Sponsored by Sothys

Blush Professional Beauty Touch

Cocoon Spa

Elysium Day Spa

HÜD Skin + Body

Lekeyah Skin Rejuvenation Centre

Marlo Spa

Temple Day Spa

Vitality Laser & Skin Clinic


QLD

Sponsored by Spectrum Science Beauty

Beauty Worx

Earth and Skin Organic Day Spa and Beauty Shop

In Therapy Skin & Body

Simply Elegant

Skin + Wax Clinic

The Skin Coaches


WA/NT

Sponsored by Graft-A-Lash

Keturah Day Spa

Moore Beautiful

Revive Skin Emporium

(AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SALON/SPA OF THE YEAR – 5 TREATMENT ROOMS OR MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA NIGHT, DETERMINED FROM ONE OF THE 4 STATE WINNERS)


AUSTRALIAN MAKE UP INDUSTRY AWARDS

BRIDAL/FORMAL MUA OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Beauty Biz

Bridget Sophie

Ellin Stewart

Jane Truong

Nadia Duca

Tanya Guccione

Vikki Aldridge


HIGH FASHION/EDITORIAL MUA OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Bellezza Australia

Carly Lim

Charlotte Ravet

Chereine Waddell

Danielle Robinson

Marlene Olsson

Nadia Duca

Natasha Warren

Shella Martin

Tanya Guccione

Vikki Aldridge


FANTASY MUA OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Smitten Cosmetics

Cassie Harris

Chereine Waddell

Nálii Auriiana Kreéture

Samantha Blake

(AUSTRALIAN MUA OF THE YEAR TO BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA NIGHT, DETERMINED FROM ONE OF THE 3 SPECIALISED CATEGORY WINNERS. Sponsored by Mocha Publishing)


WINNERS

STATE WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Australian International Industries

NSW/ACT - DBC Hair and Beauty Supplies

QLD - Profile Salon Supplies

VIC/TAS – The Global Beauty Group

SA - South Australia Beauty Supplies

WA/NT - International Salon Supplies

OVERALL AUSTRALIAN WHOLESALER OF THE YEAR

TO BE ANNOUNCED ON THE GALA NIGHT


HALL OF FAME

Sponsored by La Clinica

To Be Announced on the Gala Night

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