A GREAT Oakley lash technician and qualified beauty therapist is now a finalist at a national beauty competition.

Zoe Harris of ‘Beauty by ZH’ also known as Zoe’s Beauty room has been shortlisted for the ‘Official UK Hair and Beauty Awards 2024’ under the ‘lash stylist of the year’ category.

Zoe said she had been a beautician since 2011, gaining her eyelash extensions qualification before a taking a few years break due to the birth of her daughter in 2019.

She said: “I’ve been working really hard for the last year to make sure I’m up to date with all of the current trends and treatments within the industry”.

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Competition -These coloured lashes were Zoe Harris' competition entry for the national awardsCompetition -These coloured lashes were Zoe Harris' competition entry for the national awards (Image: Submitted)

Zoe revealed that her favourite lashes do are coloured ones, and said: “My favourite lash brand to use is 'Ladybuglashes' UK as they are an eco-friendly company and most of their products are made in the UK which means they meet extremely strict regulation”.

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Glamorous - Zoe's new beauty roomGlamorous - Zoe's new beauty room (Image: Submitted)

Zoe also said that her husband is very supportive of her career and passion for beauty, but would still not let her push any lashes on him.

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The shortlisting follows the launch of Zoe’s new beauty room on February, 3 with an ‘open afternoon’ where guests could have patch tests for lashes, lash lifts, and or tints.