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Gina Akers

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Full name Gina Akers
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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TV Beauty Presenter on ITV & BBC. HELLO! magazine blogger. TV Beauty, Fashion & Image Presenter, Freelance Journalist, Editor, Writer, Columnist, Broadcaster and TV Beauty Expert. Radio Presenter & Producer. Expert Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger Covering: Lifestyle, Fashion, Hair, Beauty, Make-Up, Nails, Holistic, Alternative & Complementary Therapies, Diet & Nutrition. Working on the following: ITV's This Morning (Beauty Presenter). BBC One & Two show Fake Britain (on and off screen hair, beauty, nails & image expert). HELLO! magazine blogger. Regional on-line news site. Beauty, fashion, image & lifestyle blog. Has written for the following titles: HELLO!, Slimmer, Slim At Home, Perfect Wedding, Hair, Style & Beauty, Hair Now, Beautiful Weddings, COSMETIC magazine, Curva magazine, The Local Mag, ITT Mag, The Good Salon Guide, Hair, Frequncy magazine, Scratch, New Woman, Woman, Woman's Own, Canderel Magazine, Viva magazine, Triangle Style (USA), various Wedding & Bridal magazines and Hair magazines. Fashion and Celebrity news reporter for SKY News. TV Beauty & Fashion Presenter. TV Beauty, Fashion, Image & Lifestyle Expert. Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist and Writer. Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Editor. Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger. Fashion & Celebrity News Reporter. TV Presenter & Host. Radio Presenter/Broadcaster & Producer. Event Presenter. TV Production Consultant. Celebrity Beauty Expert

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing, Picture editing, Photography, Radio, Video
Last updated 05-04-2017 03:28

Biography

GINA AKERS BIOGRAPHY

Gina is not only an experienced TV Presenter and Beauty Writer, she is also one of the UK's Best Known Beauty Experts.

Gina has over 23 years experience in the hair and beauty industry, and for the past 12 years has become a popular Resident Beauty Expert with TV, Radio and magazines. She is considered one of the most qualified experts in the UK hair and beauty industries and has an undisputed dedication to beauty and image subjects.

Gina is a beauty presenter on ITV's This Morning, the UK's most popular daytime TV show and has presented beauty and image on ITV's Alan Titchmarsh Show. Gina is the beauty, make-up and image expert for BBC One and Two show Fake Britain. She was on Channel 4 TV’s The Salon everyday for 6 months, the show having around 2.5 million viewers.

Gina was the first person ever to be awarded CPD accreditation from The Hair & Beauty Industry Authority for Beauty Therapy and also the first person to receive the same award for Hairdressing. Gina holds the equivalent of 5 degrees and 10 A’Levels including a BA Hons Degree from Oxford Brookes University. Gina is a qualified Further and Adult Education Lecturer and NVQ Assessor, beauty therapist, make-up artist and nail technician.

Having been established as a beauty, fashion and image journalist for over 15 years Gina has written for many titles including HELLO!, Beautiful Weddings, Perfect Wedding, Wedding Ideas, Professional Beauty, Triangle Style magazine, Frequency Mag, Link magazine and Hair Now. Gina has created regular beauty columns for national magazines including Slimmer, Hair Style & Beauty, Slim At Home and countless regional magazines and newspapers.

Gina is an Ambassador for Hair & Beauty Industry Authority (Habia) who are the government approved standards setting body for the hair, beauty, nails and spa industries. Gina is currently supporting Habia with their ‘Professional Registers’ for beauty, nails and spa.

Gina's TV presenting experience includes live and pre-recorded shows on OK! Magazine’s Shopping TV Show, QVC Shopping Channel, Ideal World TV, Ideal Vitality TV and live radio including expert features on BBC radio and LBC radio. She has also reported on celebrity image and fashion for SKY News.

Gina has been an expert consultant to Discovery Health's Fakeover series (which was her own TV show idea they commissioned), BBC Radio One Newsbeat, Sky One, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Gina has also been the Resident Beauty and Image Expert for several radio stations and co-presents and produces a live drive time radio show.

Gina has judged the Scratch Stars Nail Awards earlier this year and is a currently a judge for The Professional Beauty Awards.

In addition to being a qualified Beauty Therapist, Nail Technician, Hair Stylist and Make-Up Artist for 10 years Gina ran her own 5 Star awarded hair, beauty, nails and tanning salon.


Gina Akers LCGI BA Hons (Business Management)
EQUITY HABIA BABTAC FHT MICHT MGPBT HND IHBC IIHHT VTCT NVQ CITY & GUILDS GUILD of PROFESSIONAL THERAPISTS
NATIONAL HAIRDRESSERS FEDERATION GOOD SALON GUIDE