Supporting and Nurturing the Youth of the Australian Beauty Industry

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 under the age of 35 submit their entry online including their activity within the industry for the previous 12 months

Judges comprise of National and international Icons, industry, dermal, aesthetic and business experts and judging is based on skillset, industry experience, willingness to grow and achieve greatness. We will be looking for individuals who can demonstrate their strengths, qualities and passion, show us their achievements and experiences both in and away from the salon environment, their contribution to the industry, what makes them stand out and why they should be a team member of the Beauty Squad.

The Beauty Squad comprises of 4 team members. All Beauty Squad members must be qualified Beauty Therapists with a minimum of 5 years activity in the Australian Beauty Industry. They may be employed or self-employed and if self-employed own a registered business. Beauty Squad Team members must have at least a Cert 3 in Beauty Services, Cert 4 in Beauty Therapy, or at a minimum diploma in Beauty Therapy. They may also have a Health Science degree in Dermal or Aesthetics.

Prizes include packs from all sponsors, 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 house costs that are covered include accommodation, food and drinks, excursion and dinner. Special dietary requirements can be considered but team members may need to bring their own. Flights are not included.


Time line

Open for Entry online 30th September 2019

Deadline for Entry 9th December 2019

Finalists Announced 13th January 2020

Winners Announced 24th February 2020

Beauty Squad House 30th March – 1st April

Trophy presentation at the ABIA Gala Awards – 23rd August 2020

Media Coverage

Coverage in the Beauty Squad House on Social media is guaranteed and also encouraged.

Coverage in a 4 page spread in Beauty Biz


Please note award entry site will not open until 30th September