Are you ready to enter the 2019 awards?

Awards prove all your hard work and creativity is worth the effort!

Our awards are designed to highlight and showcase your amazing talent. Any individual or Business operating in Scotland can enter. There are 32 different titles to go for so make sure you choose the categories that you are most talented in. 

You are not limited to a single entry, businesses can enter as many titles as they choose.

Motivate yourself and your staff, boost morale and get rewarded for all the hard work. Get improved PR exposure and increase your reach to new clients. An Award is a sign of quality, innovation and dedication to your profession and can make a real difference to you, your team and your business.


  • Best Hair Salon

  • Best Beauty Salon

  • Best Barber Shop

  • Best Spa / Day Spa

  • Best Nail Bar

  • Best Salon Design

  • Best Training School

  • Best Cosmetic Dentist


  • Best Female Stylist

  • Best Male Stylist

  • Best Colourist

  • Best Blow Dry

  • Best Apprentice Stylist

  • Best Extensionist

  • Best Wedding Hair


  • Best Beauty Therapist

  • Best Cosmetic Practitioner

  • Best Nail Artist

  • Best Makeup Artist

  • Best Brow Artist

  • Best Lash Artist

  • Best Tanning Technician

  • Best Sports/Massage Therapist


  • Best Barber

  • Best Barber Colourist

  • Best Apprentice Barber

  • Best Wet Shave


  • Best Social Media Influencer

  • Best Online Retailer

  • Hero Hair Brand

  • Hero Beauty Brand

  • Hero Nail Brand

  • Hero Tanning Brand

The SHABA Awards are also designed to stimulate public interest in the services being delivered by the Salons.  Therefore we encourage members of the public to vote for their favourite individuals and businesses in the first stage of the competition, this along with the information provided at registration determines who is shortlisted.



  • You need to register by clicking on the button below. Here you will find a form to complete. Select the titles you are competing for, remember you increase your chances of getting through to shortlist, the more you go for!

  • The cost is £30 for a single entry and £60 for multiple entries. Payment is taken online via PayPal. Please note you do not need a PayPal account - you can pay using any credit or debit card.

  • You will receive confirmation in your inbox and a copy of your entry. If for any reason you have an issue please email Libby at shaba@mailcom


  • Posters and Tent cards will be provided to help you advertise that you are up for an award. These will be posted to you before voting opens. We would also encourage you to use social media to get the message out as well! Your clients can vote for you at

  • To help you, we provide a £500 VIP package, where one lucky voter will be chosen to receive 2 tickets to the event and a host of other goodies.


  • Online voting on this website opens on 15th April and closes on 31st of May.

  • Only one vote per valid email address will be counted. This is automatically controlled by our software.

  • After voting closes, the votes will be counted with the Finalists notified by 10th of June.


  • SHABA will send out updated emails on a monthly basis to keep you informed of progress throughout the process. Please ensure that the email you supply in your application form is the one best for this purpose.

  • We also encourage you to connect with our Facebook and Instagram pages, as we make full use of these mediums.


  • All Hair, Barber and Artist titles along with Best Salon Design will be required to submit photographic evidence for judging. It will be important to your success, to ensure only high quality images are submitted.

  • All Finalists will be sent a full set of instructions on 10th of June and you will have until the 5th of August to submit your evidence.

  • A list of this years Judges will be available on the website and FB shortly.