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Should You Outsource Your Social? Being active on social can bring in business but it takes time, effort and inspiration which is why some salons are employing experts to take over their feed. Here’s how to decide what’s best for you Whether you run a salon or are self-employed,…
The Massage Technique Everyone's Talking About Lymphatic drainage might seem like standard fare to you as a professional, but with A-listers and influencers suddenly hashtagging the technique, Becci Vallis, Vitality Editor says if it is something you incorporate into your treatments, 2024 should be…
BABTAC Beauty Broadcasts Our BABTAC Beauty Broadcasts series that launched at the end of 2023 continue to inform and inspire beauty professionals. Over the coming months we will continue discussions with industry leaders, experts and trusted suppliers to find out the…

Who are BABTAC?

UK's Premier Beauty Membership Association 

Established in Gloucester in 1977, the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) is the premier UK membership association providing benefits and arranging insurance for aesthetic, beauty, hair, and wellbeing therapies. We are a 'not for profit' organisation and our priorities are the welfare of our members, regulation of the industry and promoting public awareness of the importance of choosing an appropriately qualified, verified and insured therapist.

Originally founded by a group of passionate industry professionals who identified a need for a membership organisation created by industry professionals, for industry professionals. We offer unrivalled beauty expertise, a rigorous ethical code and a professional practice standard. Our logo is a sign of confidence; display it with pride and give your clients assurance of your qualifications, insurance cover and commitment to excellence.

BABTAC offers its members a wide range of benefits ranging from 3rd party discounts and offers from our BenefitHub; BABTAC Good Practice Guides, which is supplied to all of our members and are full of good practice advice. Vitality Magazine, BABTAC's quarterly publication, full of industry relevant news and updates; BABTAC Experts, on hand to offer advice covering a range of beauty therapy treatments along with a helpline for clients seeking best practice advice.

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