Biography of Gina AkersUK's Best Known Beauty Expert.
Gina has over 16 years experience in hair & beauty industry, and for the past 7 years has become a favourite Resident Beauty Expert with TV, Radio and the nationally glossies due to being the most qualified person in the industry, and her undisputed dedication to beauty and image subjects.
Gina's TV presenting experience includes live and pre-recorded shows on the OK! Magazines Shopping TV Show, QVC Shopping Channel, Price-Drop TV, USave TV, We Deliver Channel, Ideal World Channel, Ideal Vitality Channel, Avago Gaming Channel, The Monte Carlo Roulette Game Show, The Tringo Game Show, the ntl channel, Why Knott? Music TV and live radio.Gina has done live features several times for ITV's This Morning and various other TV appearances including Channel 4's Celebrity 4 Go Dating, Bravo's Fashanu's Football Challenge, Channel 4's RI:SE, BBC 1's Test the Nation, and she was on Channel 4's The Salon everyday for 6 months.The Salon team were chosen from over 20,000 applicants to work on the show while continuously being filmed live. The show had around 2.5 million viewers and during her time in the show Gina managed The Salon on several occasions.
Gina has been an expert consultant to Discovery Health's Fakeover series (which was her own TV show idea commissioned by them), So Graham Norton, BBC Radio One Newsbeat, Sky One, Channel 4, Channel 5 and many other TV shows, Gina has also been the Resident Beauty and Image Expert for several radio stations including LBC Radio.
Gina is a professionally trained TV Presenter, experienced in both live and pre-recorded TV, she has extensive experience with open talk back and great timing skills.Gina can comfortably and confidently present ab-lib, unscripted or with autocue.Gina regularly presents live music events, live fashion shows, fitness and nutrition roadshows, hair & beauty shows and awards ceremonies.
Gina is listed as the most qualified person in the UK Hair & Beauty industry is the Resident Beauty & Image Expert for 'Slimmer' magazine, 'Slim At Home' magazine, and 'Perfect Wedding' magazine.She is regular beauty writer for 'Beautiful Weddings' mag and regularly features in national press including Now, OK, Hello, Essentials, Woman, Womans Own, Womens Weekly, Bella, The Telegraph's Stella mag, The Daily Express, Heat, Sun Woman, Family Circle, Top Sante, Sunday News of the World, Harpers Bazaar, Shout, HAIR, The Times, The Daily Mail.
As well as being a fully qualified Beauty Therapist, Further & Adult Education Lecturer & NVQ Assessor, Gina is a Business & Management graduate from Oxford Brookes University holding the equivalent of 5 degrees and 10 'A' Levels.