Oz beauty industry shines at ‘Oscars’

MyFaceMyBody Awards founder Stephen Handisides with Matty Samaei and Victoria Rees from ‘The Real Housewives of Sydney’

The Australian aesthetics industry celebrated its annual ‘Oscars’, the MyFaceMyBody Australasia Awards, with a gala dinner in Sydney on Saturday night (November 25).

Held at the Hilton Hotel and hosted by MyFaceMyBody founder Stephen Handisides, the event attracted 350 of the industry’s leading professionals as well as media and celebrities.

The latter included Matty Samaei and Victoria Rees from ‘The Real Housewives of Sydney’, Kat Hoyos from ‘Here come the Habibs’, TV presenter Ortenzia Borre, Miss Teen International 2017 Breanna Blick, and TV presenter Tamara Wrigley.

The “hundreds of applicants in the 20 categories” that made up this year’s awards were judged by a panel of industry experts from around the globe including Dr Dilip Madnani MD, FACS, Dr Sean Kelishadi, Dr Terry R. Maffi, MD, FACS, Leslie Fletcher BSN, RN, MEP-C and Jane Byers RGN, N.P.Dip, BSc(Hons).

The winners of the Australasia MyFaceMyBody Awards 2017 are:

Best Aesthetic Practice (NSW)
Face Plus Medispa

Best Aesthetic Practice (QLD)
Esteem Medi Spa

Dr Mark Magnusson (left) and Dr Terrence Scamp (at the back) and the team from Esteem Medi Spa with Stephen Handisides

Best Aesthetic Practice (Vic)
Gippsland Cosmetic Laser Clinic

Best Aesthetic Practice (NZ)
The Face Place Med Spa

Best Aesthetic Practice (WA)
Winner: Bramis Facial Rejuvenation Clinic
Highly commended: Mira Clinic

Best Customer Experience – Aesthetic & Medispa
Winner: 
Flawless Rejuvenation Medical and Aesthetic Skin Clinic and James Vivian Dermal Therapies
Highly commended: Fiori Institute of Skin and Body

Best Customer Experience – Plastic Surgery
Winner: Valley Plastic Surgery
Highly commended: Sydney Cosmetic Sanctuary

Best Male Grooming Spa, Clinic or Salon
Archon Spas

Best New Practice
Winner: Flawless Rejuvenation Medical and Aesthetic Skin Clinic
Highly commended: Fiori Institute of Skin and Body

Best Practice Design
Winner: Sydney Cosmetic Sanctuary
Highly commended: SkinDNA Cosmetic Clinic

Best Practice Team – Aesthetic & Medispa
Winner: Gippsland Cosmetic Laser Clinic
Highly commended: Flawless Rejuvenation Medical and Aesthetic Skin Clinic

Best Practice Team – Plastic Surgery
Winner: Dr Michael Miroshnik – Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon
Highly commended: Face Plus Medispa

Medispa of the year
Dr Anh Plastic Surgeon.MediSpa.Wellness

Dr Anh and the team from Dr Anh Plastic Surgeon.MediSpa.Wellness

Best Practice Overall
Esteem Medi Spa

Best Rising Star
Winner: Dr Varun Sharma (Skin Rejuvenate Cosmetic Clinic)
Highly Commended: Katherine Millar-Shannon (Duquessa Skin Sanctuary)

Best Non-Surgical Makeover
Winner: Mira Clinic – Dr Andrew Clark
Highly commended: Flawless Rejuvenation Medical and Aesthetic Skin Clinic – Dr Sean Arendse

Best Plastic Surgeon
Winner: Dr Mark Magnusson (Esteem Medi Spa)
Highly commended: Dr Philip Richardson (Brisbane Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery) and Dr Anh (Dr Ahn Plastic Surgeon.MediSpa.Wellness)

Best Practice Website – Aesthetic & Medispa
Winner: Fiori Institute of Skin and Body
Highly commended: Archon Spas

Best Practice Website – Plastic Surgery
Winner: Calibre Clinic – calibreclinic.com.au
Highly commended: Dr William Mooney (drwill.com.au)

Journalist/Beauty Blogger of the year
Winner: Beauticate – Sigourney Cantello
Highly commended: BEAUTYcrew

Ultimate Hall of Fame
Winners: Esteem Medispa, The Face Place Medspa, Dr Michael Miroshnik and Flawless Rejuvenation Medical and Aesthetic Skin Clinic

Stephen Handisides on stage at the MyFaceMyBody Awards

 

 

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