A North Cheam salon is celebrating after they were honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Sian Bosdet and Verity Moore were both crowned colour technician of the year for 2018 at the London Hair and Beauty Awards in Kensington.

Their unisex salon The Retreat, in London Road, was also in the running as it was named a finalist in the salon of the year category.

Held at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, the awards saw more than 350 professionals gather on October 28 in recognition of the city’s best across the hair and beauty industry.

A spokesman for the London Hair and Beauty Awards said: “We are very honoured to have welcomed such talented hair and beauty gurus at the fourth London Hair and Beauty Awards. It was a memorable and inspiring night, reflecting the world-wide known style and elegance of London.

“The awards aimed to recognise meritorious specialists who take care of our needs in the best possible way and work within salons where excellence is a standard.

“The London hair and beauty industry is leading the way in innovation and glamorous styling and is a role model in the worldwide hair and beauty realm.”