A salon in Cross Hands has been named best tanning salon at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Tiki Tan Tanning and Beauty Salon on Llandeilo Road was given the honour at the Welsh Beauty Industry Awards 2019.

More than 100 beauty professionals from across the country gathered on Sunday, November 24, at The Exchange Hotel in Cardiff to celebrate their success.

Owner Nicola Munro said: "We were absolutely delighted to receive the award for Best Tanning Salon in Wales. We offer a range of Tanning and Beauty Services including holistic therapies and hope to expand on our services in order to provide support and a safe environment of those suffering from domestic abuse, mental health, low self esteem etc in the coming year."

Nicola attended the event with her daughter Angharad of Nailed it by Angharad who is also based at the salon.

Nicola added: "We are delighted to accept this award as recognition of our commitment in providing a quality service in Carmarthenshire. This also serves as recognition for our hard work and dedication over the past 12 months. We would like to thank our loyal and valued customers for nominating us for this prestigious award and having faith in what we do."

The awards showcased doctors, dentists, aesthetic clinics, hair and beauty teams and spas amongst other that deserve their place amongst the top due to their passion for the beauty industry and dedication to excellence.

Irfan Younis, CEO of Creative Oceanic, said: “The beauty sector plays a vital role in the country’s economy and enhances the local community by employing hundreds of staff.

“The Awards showcased those who promote excellence, set the trends and turn any dream look into reality. These specialists inspire others when it comes to the big and competitive world of beauty.

“We would like to congratulate all finalists and winners for their achievements and we hope that they will keep up their amazing work.”