Maria Mason has worked in the beauty industry for over 20 years. She is a highly respected and knowledgeable therapist and business woman, having won many awards and accolades during this time. Beauty Time Bristol was the first salon to win Professional Beauty salon of the year (4 rooms and over) four consecutive times: 09, 10, and 11.
Maria has been a National Judge for PB for 8 years, works as a Trailblazer helping to raise the standards of the New Government apprenticeships, been an advisor to the NHF (National Hairdresser Federation) and a judge for the creative make-up competition in 2014; even becoming the magazines cover Girl in December 2014. She has also sat on the board for BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology).
She regularly writes for tabloid and professional trade magazines and has been a speaker at many National and International conferences. She’s has worked on TV with Alex Polistis, Gok wan and also works on local news and radio in the Bristol area.
Maria has travelled extensively throughout the world researching and writing about many Holistic Therapies. Each year, together with the Beauty Time team, she raises money for local charities and has included wing walking and to climbing Ben Nevis (twice!). It has also been through her business and the help of her clients that she sponsors 15 children to go to school in the Gambia.