Supporting and Nurturing the Youth of the Australian Beauty Industry

The inaugural AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SQUAD competition is aimed at the rising stars of the Australian Beauty Industry, all 35 years and under, so as to assist young beauty therapists, specialists and salon owners on their road to fame and fortune.

From a stellar list of finalists, the judges determined the first ever Squad comprising of a team of these 4 incredible individuals: - Stacie Dowden, The Skin Coaches, QLD, Jess Galvin, La Bella Medispa, NSW, Whitney Gunn, James Vivian, VIC and Jodi Withers, Oi Cosmetic Studio, QLD.

Each member of the Beauty Squad will win: -

  • Complete Dermapen starter kit including 4MD Device, Needles, DP Dermaceuticals Hyla Active Mask, Travel Size DP Dermaceuticals and Travel Size DP Dermaceuticals Cover Recover. Valued at $1997
  • A choice of Cosmedical face and body care across the INSKIN COSMEDICS portfolio. Valued at $1000
  • Palladio Hollywood Glam Make Up Pack for that sun-kissed look including make-up bag.
  • Elleebana Brow Pack including brow pencils, tints and a host of promo items
  • Naked Tan Personal Tanning Pack including tan mousse, double pack applicator mitt, Face tan mist, Gradual Tan and Creme de la crème

Coverage in Beauty Biz Magazine is included as well as a 3 day stay in the soon to be famous BEAUTY SQUAD House following Beauty Expo, Melbourne to spend coveted one-on-one time with sponsors and iconic mentors.

A stellar list of judges including industry, dermal, aesthetic and business experts took on the daunting task of choosing the new 2020 team from a large number of online entries ranking them in order of preference, based on skills, passion, criteria and suitability to what will be an incredible opportunity.

Judges included: -

Gay Wardle, Gay Wardle Education Jemma Stergiou, Keturah Day Spa

Karla McDiarmid, Macquarie Medi Spa Faye Murray, Your Coach

Clare Lamberth, Beauty Biz Magazine Nancy Abdou, The Australian Dermal & Laser Institute

Dr. Andrew R. Christie-Schwarz, Global Medical Educator Gry Tomte, HÜD

Rene Herald, The Temple Skincare Lisa Conway, The Zing Project

Tamara Shaw, Beaute Industrie Samantha McMeekin, Beauty Haven



A Huge Congratulations goes to the winners!