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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, hair, 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.

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