Karen Shaw - ITEC/ CIBTAC/ BABTAC Salon Owner
My experience in the field of beauty therapy and make-up spans on a period of Thirty years. My first job in the family pharmacy enabled me to enter this incredible field. By the age of seventeen I was managing the skincare and make-up section of the pharmacy as well as undergoing training in make-up application. Due to clients request in the beauty field I Graduated as a Beauty therapist in 1998, ( Cibtec/Babtac Diploma).
2001-2010 Had the opportunity of becoming Master trainer with Gerard’s skin care, where i also did various educational programs on various local popular Tv programs, which has also helped me to grow in the profession. I have also undergone training in Holistic massage ( ITEC Diploma) and graduated in July 2005. I opened my 1st BeautyPoint wellness salon in October 2005, with a good clientele. In June 2007 I graduated in Diet & Nutrition which helped me expand my client database. In 2008 had the opportunity of working and learning in Milan at one of the best known semi-permanent academies where I continued to purse this field to today.
2014/2015 Various trainings & workshops for Semi permanent & Tattoo removal methods ( Budapest/ Serbia / Verona /Milan )
My expertise in this profession has taken me to different levels and today I am also qualified as a cosmetic & med aesthetic practitioner. Also a tutor in Semi-permanent & Microblading procedures according to the Malta Government Licence board.
I sincerely believe that with my experience and expertise my service can be considered as one of the best on the island. My client data base has increased substantially during the past years mainly due to television and magazine exposure as well as a great service at the right price to my clients. This fact can be substantiated by the large amount of regular clients I treat. Word of mouth and favourable references have also enabled me to increase my client base.