Best UK Subsidiary of a Global Manufacturer

Finalists will be chosen from those manufacturers that are based in the UK and are a subsidiary of a global company. They should offer an up-to-date range of equipment and product development and can demonstrate excellent customer service and ongoing support for practitioners using their products. You are encouraged to keep your entry concise and clear; bullet points and the use of formatting options such as bold, underlines and italics are encouraged to ensure your entry is easy to digest for judges. A strict character limit of 1,700 (including spaces) is enforced for each question and you must not exceed this; however, your entry does not have to meet it. References are included in the character count, although you may supply a reference list as part of your supplementary materials if it exceeds the character count. The winner will be selected from the finalists using a combination of Aesthetics reader votes and judges’ scores. Voting will constitute a 30% share of the final score.



Allergan plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma, founded in 1948. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing & commercialising branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical & regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

 The Allergan Medical Aesthetic journey in the UK really began 2006 with the first licensed indication for the appearance of fine lines. Today Allergan Global has surpassed 100 million vials (401) and announced 63 new jobs at Westport with €65m further investment (402). Allergan UK has organised many educational trips to our Westport and Pringy sites.  

Today Allergan UK supports its customers from Early Years customers to International Faculty, from clinical to business, consumer to education, digital to face-to-face. Allergan UK is focused on being customer centric company top to bottom. 

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Established in 1970, Candela is a leading global medical aesthetic device company with headquarters in Wayland, Massachusetts. Candela UK is manged under the EMEA area with the primary office in Madrid and local offices in London and Birmingham.  The company's technologies enable physicians to provide advanced energy-based solutions for a broad range of medical-aesthetic applications including benign vascular and pigmented lesions, scars, hair removal, facial resurfacing, wrinkle reduction, women's health treatments, tattoo removal, acne, leg veins, cellulite, and body shaping.

Candela’s brand values of Science, Results, and Trust guide its commitment to safety, efficacy, reliability and strengthening the longstanding partnerships of trust established with physicians, their practices and the patients they treat.

Candela is available in 87 countries worldwide serviced either by direct offices or distributors and in the UK we have full support teams for all areas.

Headed up by a Country Manager we have a team of Area Managers who are the first point of call for the clinics. The team are supported by administration, clinical, marketing and servicing teams all directly working for Candela to make sure we support our customers in every aspect of their clinic needs, ensuring the continued growth and success of their business. 

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Cynosure UK Ltd

Exemplary customer service is another one of the cornerstones of Cynosure's offering. Its a common misconception in the industry that once you have purchased a laser you'll never see the company again and this is sadly seen all too often with competitors. Cynosure is different and have invested a lot to ensure that customers feel supported on their journey into energy based devices. We created a video to show this and what sets Cynosure apart: (i have also attached as an MP4.

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Our ambitions run high and we are planning to become reputable compression garment provider and customers' favourite brand. 

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Sinclair was established as a pure-play facial aesthetics company in 2014, since then the company has grown and evolved in many ways, including number of staff, locations and offices, revenue and ownership.

However, what hasn't changed is the products, their aim and the company ethos. Sinclair manufacture and supply Silhouette Soft, Ellansé and Perfectha; all of which provide regenerative, natural, long lasting and safe results for patients and physicians. Sinclair do not see themselves as just a provider of aesthetic products but a partner to practitioners and their businesses providing added value services such as training, marketing support and e-learning with the help of dedicated Aesthetic Account Managers.

This entry has allowed Sinclair to share their story and showcase how they support practitioners and will continue to do so as they grow and hope they choose to grow their business in partnership with them.

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Teoxane UK

Established in 2003, TEOXANE Laboratories was founded by Valerie Taupin with the vision of combining innovation, quality and consumer safety to develop high performance, avant-garde Hyaluronic Acid dermal fillers and cosmeceutical products based on rigorous scientific research. 

In 2004, Teosyal arrived in the UK market under the distribution of Lifestyle Aesthetics. In 2015, Lifestyle Aesthetics Distribution has transformed into Teoxane UK, a subsidiary of Teoxane Laboratories. 

Teoxane UK are dedicated to applying our industry leading expertise to offer effective solutions to aesthetic healthcare practitioners to allow them to expand their possibilities – this principle applies across the supply of innovative, safe and effective products but also value-added support with their business, marketing and training needs.

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Venus Concept

Venus Concept UK is the UK and Ireland office of the global company Venus Concept. Our goal as a company is to help customers build a strong and sustainable business while accelerating revenue growth. We build a partnership that works for our customers, with innovative technology powered by a unique business model. We have had a Venus Concept head office in the UK since May 2015, and we are rapidly growing into one of the most well-known aesthetic device companies in the country. Our goal is to provide consistent support and marketing services to our clients and their patients. The UK office works in unison with the head offices around the globe to deliver Venus Concept’s overarching mission statement and brand message. Our approach is adapted based on the UIK market, and our understanding of what our clinics need. We supply innovative technology supported by our unique business model, which provides customers with never seen before features such as: unmatched marketing support, continuous clinical education, practice enhancement programmes and more. We have a firm belief in practising honesty and authenticity throughout our organisation, both internally within the company and externally with our clients. 
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Key Dates

  • Entries Open 1st May
  • Entries Close 28th June
  • Finalists announced and voting opens 2nd September
  • Voting and Judging Close 31st October
  • Winners Announced The Aesthetics Awards Ceremony 7th December

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