AN ANDOVER-based beauty therapist has been named as a finalist in the 2018 Professional Beauty Awards.

Dorthe Thomas, owner of Dorthe Thomas Spa, in High Street, has been recognised as one of the leading beauty experts in the country by being chosen as a finalist in the Therapist of the Year category at the Professional Beauty Awards.

The national awards are one of the most established in the country, recognising those within the profession who go above and beyond and make a difference to the industry.

The Therapist of the Year category is to celebrate those who provide exceptional beauty services to their clients.

Dorthe said: “It is such an honour to have made it to the finals of these awards and I am absolutely delighted to have made it this far.”

Winners will be announced at a glamorous black-tie dinner set to be held on Sunday, 25 February at Tobacco Dock in London.

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