KATIE Barnes is one of the leading beauty experts in the country – and that’s official.
The owner of Katie Barnes Nail Artist and Training Academy in Warwick has been named the Nail Professional of the Year at the prestigious Professional Beauty Awards 2018.
The Nail Professional of the Year category celebrates those who provide exceptional nail services to customers through work which is trend-led, detail-oriented and well-executed.
The winners were announced at a black-tie dinner, hosted bu comedian Stephen K Amos, at Tobacco Dock in London.
Katie, whose business is based in Smith Street, said: “It feels amazing to win after having entered several times before.
“I’d like to thank my friends and family for all their support and the judges for giving me this wonderful award. I think the awards are really important as they inspire the next generation and I can’t wait to see what the future brings.”
Eve Oxberry, head of editorial at sponsors Professional Beauty magazine, congratulated Katie on her achievement.
She said, “Being crowned as a winner at the Professional Beauty Awards is an accolade to be incredibly proud of. The judging process is one the most rigorous in the industry, to ensure that every winner provides an outstanding customer experience. We are committed to raising standards within the beauty industry and would like to thank all of the winners for showcasing what excellence looks like.”
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