Omni the Salon in Surrey has been recognised for its excellence twice over, shortlisted for both the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) and The Muddy Stilettos 2017 Awards.
The BABTC Annual Awards is now in its 40th year. It is one of the most prestigious dates in the beauty industry calendar. The gala event on Sunday 18th June shined a spotlight on businesses that have made a significant contribution to the UK beauty industry.
Carolyne Cross is the managing director of Omni the Salon and has a place on this year’s Lifetime Achievement/Contribution to the Industry award shortlist. Cross’ beauty career stretches over 35 years. It has involved extensive experience earned working on cruise ships, in salons, hotels and presenting ‘The Beauty Spot’ radio show. During her time as chair of BABTAC, Cross pioneered higher government standards and regulation within the beauty industry.
The Muddy Stilettos Awards celebrate the most unique, brilliant lifestyle businesses in the Surrey region. Omni the Salon made it onto the shortlist in this year’s Best Beauty Salon category.
Investing in people
The Omni brand includes the salon itself, as well as the Omni Academy of Beauty. The academy has trained thousands of individuals, providing them the skills necessary to embark on a successful career in the beauty industry. Just over 30 Skills Edge learners are currently receiving training at the academy.
Congratulations to Carolyne Cross and her team!