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SHABA Awards 2024 sees record-breaking turnout

The Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards (SHABA) are thrilled to announce a landmark year for the prestigious event. With over 500 salon entrants and close to 200,000 votes cast, SHABA 2024 has shattered previous records, underscoring the exceptional talent and dedication within the hair and beauty industry.

The voting phase has now concluded as the next phase of the competition shifts to our esteemed industry judging panel, who will undertake the challenging task of selecting the winners. All votes have been meticulously counted and verified, complemented by in-depth reviews and social media engagement, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation of each entrant.

The culmination of this exciting journey will take place on the night of our Gala Black Tie Dinner, scheduled for the 1st of September, 2024, at the luxurious Glasgow Hilton Hotel. This glamorous event will not only celebrate the crème de la crème of the salon industry but also serve as a beacon of inspiration and recognition for all the hard-working professionals who contribute to making this field vibrant and dynamic.

“We are overwhelmed by the incredible response this year,” said Joanne Reid,  Founder of SHABA. “The sheer number of entrants and the volume of votes reflect the high level of engagement and passion within the hair and beauty community. We are excited to honour the best in the industry and look forward to a spectacular evening in September.”

The SHABA Awards have long been recognized as a benchmark of excellence, celebrating innovation, creativity, and professionalism in hair and beauty. This year’s record participation highlights the industry’s growth and the unwavering support from clients and professionals alike.

For more information about the SHABA Awards 2024, the list of our finalists, and event details visit