The winner of the 2021 FHT Beauty Therapist of the Year award is...Geraldine Flynn!
Geraldine has been working in the field of beauty and holistic therapy for more than 20 years, specialising in semi-permanent make-up (SPMU). She has worked hard to attain numerous qualifications and awards throughout her career, and trained with some of the best technicians from around the world to continually improve her techniques. She regularly attends industry conferences and has travelled extensively to use and demonstrate her SPMU skills.
Each year, Geraldine offers discounted and free treatments to cancer survivors and is currently working on a survey with people affected by hair loss, to gather more information about the effects of alopecia. As she explained in her nomination, ‘semi-permanent make-up is not just used for cosmetic enhancement but can be life changing for those suffering hair loss and going through treatment for cancer’. Going forward, Geraldine has a plans to support regulation in the industry, so that SPMU technicians are accountable to best practices.
Finalists: Alison Day and Nima Shah