The winners of the Happli.co.uk English Hair and Beauty awards 2012

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The winners of the first ever Happli.co.uk English Hair and Beauty Awards were announced on the evening of the 6th of May 2012 at a glittering bash at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. Nominations came in from all over England and the race to be crowned at this year’s debut awards ceremony was an extremely tight contest. 

Over 300 guests attended the glamorous event, including gorgeous host, Miss United Kingdom Super national, Rachelle Perez, YouTube sensation Carolyn Baxter and Katie Piper, the founder of the Katie Piper Foundation. Director of Creative Oceanic, Irfan Younis said,

The 2011 Happli.co.uk English Hair and Beauty Awards followed in the footsteps of the Scottish version and proved to be a fantastic success, both supporting our charity partner The Katie Piper Foundation as well as paying tribute to the hair and beauty community within England. We are confident this will be the first of many successful English Hair and Beauty Awards and we cannot wait to see what next year brings

And the winners are…

Junior Stylist of the Year Award presented by Rachelle Perez, went to Bethany Ferns (Jaspers Hair) 
Make - Up Specialist of the Year Award - presented by Rachelle Perez, went to Sian & Robbin (So Coco Rouge)
Nail Technician of the Year Award - presented by Rachelle Perez, went to Kerry Morgan (Nailz)
Cosmetic Therapist of the Year Award - presented by Rachelle Perez, went to Caroline Gisbourne (Bloomin Beautiful)
Colour Technician of the Year Award - presented by Rachelle Perez, went to Clare Chell (Francesco)
Spa of the Year Award –presented by Salim Uddin – Khandkar, owner of Didsbury Magazine, went to KI Day Spa
Beautician of the Year Award – sponsored by FirmSlim and presented by Pamela Kharikou of FirmSlim, went to Rosie Kefford (Rosie's Beauticians
Men’s Stylist of the Year Award – presented by Cusick Jnr, went to Jamie Stevens (Jamie Stevens)
Women’s Stylist of the Year Award – sponsored by Creative Oceanic and presented by Yasmin Mahmood, Operations & Business Development Manager of Creative Oceanic, went to Tana Bennet (Tana B Hair Company)
Salon Design of the Year Award – sponsored by Happli.co.uk and presented by Matt Davis, Regional Commercial Manager of Happli.co.uk, went to Lush Locks.
Manchester Salon of the Year Award – sponsored by Happli.co.uk and presented by Rachael Stewart, Commercial Director of Happli.co.uk, went to David Rozman.
Beauty Salon of the Year Award – sponsored by FirmSlim and presented by Pamela Kharikou of FirmSlim, overall winner is The White RoomWinner of the North East region went to Jesmond Beauty Clinic
Winner of the North West region went to So Coco Rouge
Winner of the Yorkshire region went to The Element Creative
Winner of the West Midlands region went to Venus
Winner of the East Midlands region went to Zest Beauty
Winner of the East region went to The White Room
Winner of the South East region went to Beauty Basements
Winner of the South West region went to Bloomin Beautiful
Winner of the London region went to Hari Hair & Beauty
Hair Salon of the Year Award – sponsored by Creative Oceanic and presented by Irfan Younis, Director of Creative Oceanic, overall winner is: Jamie Stevens.
Winner of the North East region went to David Harvey
Winner of the North West region went to Hooka for Boys & Girls
Winner of the Yorkshire region: Ash Hair & Beauty
Winner of the East Midlands region: Zullo and Holland.
Winner of the West Midlands region went to Francesco Group (Stafford)
Winner of the East region: Strand Hair Salon
Winner of the South West region: Jamie Stevens
Winner of the South East region: Jam Hair
Winner of the London region: Headmasters Mayfair

Lifetime Achievement Award – presented by Katie Piper of the Katie Piper Foundation, went to Peter Collinge.

The Lifetime Achievement Award winner went to Peter Collinge, hairdresser and founder of one of the UK's most respected hairdressing companies.   Peter Collinge, 84, was awarded an OBE in the New Year. He began hairdressing on Richmond Street in 1942 before opened his first salon 10 years later.  This year the 84-year-old celebrates both an amazing 70 years in the business and 60 years since he opened his first salon.  His son Andrew now leads the award winning chain of salons and barbers.

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