Scratch Stars Awards celebrate UK's best in nails
The winners of the Scratch Stars Awards 2020/21 were announced last night (25th July) at a glittering party held at London's Proud Embankment.
This was the first Scratch Stars Awards celebration since 2019, with last year's being postponed due to the pandemic.
The event was hosted by Scratch magazine's Managing Editor Helena Biggs and Editor in Chief, Alex Fox, who is retiring from her role. Entertainment was provided by Duncan James, along with a live DJ.
The Scratch Stars Awards are the only award dedicated to the UK nail industry, with the winners presented as follows:
Shining Star Award
Lisa Wells (posthumously)
INK London Educator and previous Scratch Stars Awards judge, Lisa very sadly passed away from bowel cancer in August 2019, after raising more than £94,000 Dorothy House hospice and her daughters since her diagnosis.
Hall Of Fame Inductees 2020
NAF! Salon - Ultimate Social Media Star
Metta Francis - Ultimate Mobile Nailist
L&P Tech of the Year sponsored by Ink London
Gel Tech of the Year sponsored by Bio Sculpture Gel
Polish & Paint Artist of the Year sponsored by Nailympia Competitions
Sarah Kay Abbott
Mixed Media Artist of the Year sponsored by Magpie Beauty
One Stroke Artist of the Year sponsored by HD Professional Nail Systems
Rebecca Isaac (Rebecca now enters the Hall Of Fame)
Natural Nail Specialist of the Year sponsored by Georgie Smedley Group Ltd
Gel Polish Stylist of the Year sponsored by Salon System Gellux
Nail Stylist of the Year sponsored by OPI
Educator of the Year sponsored by Sweet Squared
Jennie Nippard, Deputy Head of Education Glitterbels - ABT Accredited
Mobile Nailist of the Year
Session Stylist of the Year
Social Media Star of the Year sponsored by NAF! Stuff
Best UK Nail Blogger/Vlogger sponsored by LCBT
Isabel Surtees of Isabel May Nails
Nail Team of the Year sponsored by Pure Nails/Halo Gel Polish
HD Nail Artist Academy (HD Nail Artist Academy now enters the Hall Of Fame)
Nail & Beauty Salon of the Year sponsored by Olympia Beauty
Honestly Ombré, Swindon
Nail Salon of the Year sponsored by The Gel Bottle Inc
The Shooting Star Award presented by Scratch magazine
Glitterbels / Nails by Annabel - ABT Accredited
Services to the Nail Industry sponsored by Sweet Squared
Lifetime Achievement Award
Marian Newman BEM
Entry to the Scratch Stars Awards 2022 opens online 1st February 2022.