Judging has been completed and ten finalists have been announced in the inaugural Australian Beauty Squad competition. The annual AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY SQUAD competition is aimed at the rising stars of the Australian Beauty Industry, to assist young beauty therapists, specialists and salon owners on their road to fame and fortune.

2020 FINALISTS

Amanda Aleem, Le Chic Skin, VIC
Stacie Dowden, The Skin Coaches, QLD
Jess Galvin, La Bella Medispa, NSW
Alana Giovenco, Bliss Day Spa, NSW
Chantal Glen, Chantal Louise Skin Therapy, QLD
Whitney Gunn, James Vivian, VIC
Tamasen Norman, Dr Saras and Co, NSW
Abby Stuart, Oi Cosmetic Studio, QLD
Mali Wardle-Rogerson, The Haven Skin and Body Shop, QLD
Jodi Withers, Oi Cosmetic Studio, QLD

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

Beauty Therapists aged 35 and under submitted their entry online including their activity within the industry for the previous 12 months

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



The 2020 Beauty Squad will be announced on 24th February and will comprise of 4 team members, all of whom must be qualified Beauty Therapists with a minimum of 5 years activity in the Australian Beauty Industry.

Prizes include packs from all sponsors, coverage in Beauty Biz and a stay in the soon to be renowned BEAUTY SQUAD House where for 3 days icons and mentors visit to get up close and personal with the team making this competition the most coveted of all comps aimed at the rising stars of our industry.

The Beauty Squad is another proud initiative from mocha publishing