BUSINESSES in Salisbury, Amesbury and Tidworth have been recognised in The English Hair and Beauty Awards 2022.

The awards ceremony held at the Thistle Hotel in London saw more than 450 of hair and beauty professionals come together to celebrate their success on Sunday March 27.

The awards are voted for by the public, then the judging process looks at online reviews, as well as supporting evidence submitted by the finalists.

Vita Skin Spa in Salisbury won the title of Spa of the Year for the South West for the 6th time in a row

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Vita Skin Spa director Nikki Spicer said: “To win again this year was a huge shock. We didn’t think we would be lucky enough to continue our winning streak. We are so grateful to our amazing, loyal, clients who vote for us each year and also leave us wonderful reviews.

"It meant even more this year, as the awards had been postponed three times since their original date in March 2020, so we’ve been waiting a long time to find out the results.”

Natasha Marsh, who runs Tasha's Hairdressing in Tidworth, scooped the Mobile Hairdresser of the Year award.

The 30-year-old says she is "over the moon" and "so proud" to get the award adding: "I'm so honoured. I honestly thought I would never win it."

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Natasha with her sons Oscar and Rueben

She has been a hairdresser since she was 16 following in the footsteps of her family. She recalls going to the salon with her mum and helping wash hair.

"I always knew that's what I wanted to do," adds Natasha, who set up her own mobile business around five years ago when she moved to Tidworth which has been at “full capacity” since starting. She now has her own purpose-built salon.

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She says she was not very academic at school but naturally took to hairdressing and says her award win shows "you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it".

"Thank you to everyone who voted for me and for their continued support," said Natasha.

Donna’s New Image in Amesbury came away with the title of Beauty Salon of the Year South West.

The business was set up by Jordan Lamb in memory of her mother who passed away from cancer in 2014.

She says she is "very overwhelmed" to receive this latest award. It has been a time to celebrate for Jordan and her team who were also 32nd in The UK Hair and Beauty Awards Top 50 Bridal salon of the year 2022.

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Jordan Lamb pictured with the award certificate 

"For me I was just proud to do it memory of my mum. None of this was to ever get attention, it was to give something back to the community and people struggling because of cancer," said Jordan who added: "I'm bursting with joy and couldn't be prouder of my team."

Justyna Misinska, who runs Beauty by Justyna, who was nominated in the Beautician of the Year category was "highly commended".

Justyna, who runs the business inside Hair by Carla in Winterbourne Dauntsey, says it was a "lovely surprise" adding: "It was an absolutely amazing feeling to be recognised by my clients and the industry. I would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has been supporting me, believing in me and given me their vote. It means the world to me."

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Justyna Misinska wuth her Highly Commended certificate

Justyna, who has been running her business for more than three years said: "I absolutely love what I do, it is my hobby at the same time and wouldn't change it for anything."

A spokesperson for The English Hair and Beauty Awards 2022, added: "The Covid-19 pandemic presented unique challenges for the hair and beauty industry with many businesses being forced to close and various restrictions being in place. However, many businesses have successfully adapted to the new challenges the industry has faced since the pandemic started.

"In recognition of this, the Awards shine the spotlight on the talented professionals that have shown great passion, commitment and innovation for the beauty industry, who often don’t get the recognition they deserve."


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