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BABTAC Shares 5 Sustainable Salon Swaps It’s no secret that the beauty industry has a plastic problem, having been estimated to generate about 421,000 pounds of waste daily[1]. With the emerging impact that waste is having on the world’s climate crisis, there’s no better time to start…
Why We Could Be Set For A Beauty Boom With two years having passed since the start of the pandemic, the lasting impact on beauty services is only just emerging. But there are several indications of potential for positive growth on the horizon. In this report, we explain how the…
The Beauty of being all Inclusive Is your treatment menu, website and marketing all-inclusive or are you alienating some clientele without even realising it?  At the BABTAC conference, Sam Marshall, Beauty Expert and Trans Awareness Educator at Be Trans Aware and Dija Ayodele,…

Who are BABTAC?

Premier Beauty Membership Association & Insurance Providers

Established in Gloucester in 1977, the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC) is the premier UK membership association and insurance provider 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 Benefits by BABTAC providers; the BABTAC Good Practice Guide, which is supplied to all of our members, is full of good practice advice to ensure our members are compliant with their insurance requirements; Vitality Magazine, BABTAC's bi-monthly 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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