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2020 Awards and Conference Applications for our 2020 Awards are now open! The BABTAC and CIBTAC Awards are an industry highlight each year and always a fabulous and glamorous event - with tickets sold out year on year, and a growing number of members entering this…
BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards 2020 Applications for our 2020 Awards are now open! The BABTAC and CIBTAC Awards are an industry highlight each year and always a fabulous and glamorous event - with tickets sold out year on year, and a growing number of members entering this…
BABTAC Awards 2019 Winner Interviews Let us present to you the future beauty icons of our industry. Recognised for their talent, flair and professionalism, get ready to be inspired by our 2019’s BABTAC Award Winners and what they feel about winning! Click on the categories below to…

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 beauty, holistic and sports therapies. We are a 'not for profit' organisation and our priorities are the well-being 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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