Judge profile for Lucy Argent
Lucy was one the first people in the UK to train in eyelash extensions. She worked in salons in Cambridgeshire applying eyelash extensions. As this became more popular; Lucy became an eyelash extension educator for a big lash brand in the uk which took her all over the country teaching salons and individuals the art of lashes. Lucy has trained hundreds of salons across the UK.
Lucys lash and training career really took off when She wad offered the opportunity to open the first spa in Outer Mongolia in a small luxury hotel of the world. For such a great a opportunity not to be missed Lucy lived in terelj national park in Outer Mongolia for nearly 2 years.
After returning to the UK ; the lash industry had boomed. Lucy approached a busy nail bar in cambridge an asked to put up my beauty couch in their reception to apppy eyelash extensions. This has never been done before and everyone thought It was a crazy idea. But it worked!! After a short space of time Lucy has expanded into 4 establishments around cambridge and had a team of girls.
From this the Salon at number 5 empire was born. The First lash bar in Cambridge. The first salon opened in 2011. Predominately a lash bar , the salon now offers all beauty. The second salon was opened in 2015. Both are established lash and beauty salons in cambridge and Newmarket. They are multi-award winning with award winning therapists working in both.
In 2019 the Salon at Number 5 brand Opened a brand new dedicated skin clinic in Cambridge.
In 2017 Lucy won business person of the year at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards . Since then the salons has gone on to becoming finalists and winning multiple awards recognised regionally and nationally.
Using her training roots and lash knowledge Lucy set up my very own lash brand - The cambridge lash company.
The cambridge lash company supply eyelash extensions products to other lash professionals and runs a successful training academy where they train eyelash extensions;helping others set up their own lash business.
Lucy has set up her latest business with a 9 month old baby and is currently 5 months pregnant. She is a working mamma and wants to empower women that they can do it all.