BASC Membership


BASC aims to keep its members informed of developments and changes within its remit, usually via its journal (the Cover) and website. Members are entitled to attend Study Days, Seminars, Short Courses and other such Meetings throughout the year to increase core skills.

Graduate Membership Status

This is open to those who have successfully completed our 4-day Training Initiative. Graduate Members are entitled to

  • attend an annual Refresh Your Camouflage Skills Seminar (attendance is not mandatory)
  • may purchase BASC stationery for their personal use, such as Promotional Advertisement, Patient’s Application Guide
  • may be entitled to claim discount on products from nominated suppliers at Manufacturer’s discretion
  • are entitled to a free Covermark sample palette, see Member's Forum or contact us
  • may request the loan of a BASC power-point presentation disc/stick, free of charge providing it is used solely for the purpose intended, not copied and returned immediately after use
  • access to the BASC online forum

Graduate Members representing BASC at a promotional event will be issued free of charge with poster(s), corporate flyers and any other material as deemed necessary (Members to return items immediately after use)

Subscription is £25.00 (renewable 6th April annually)
Graduate Membership Certificate is issued

Associate Membership Status

BASC offers Associate Membership to any Company, Authority, Organisation, Support Group or Individual who is interested in being kept up to date on the latest news and techniques.

Subscription is £15.00 (renewable 6th April annually)
Associate Membership Certificate is issued
For an Application Form please get in touch via our contact page.


Honorary Membership Status

The Trustees may, at their discretion, nominate any person who in their opinion is suitably eligible to be given the status of Honorary Member.


Trustee & Steering Committee

Elizabeth Allen : company secretary, appointed 2008; trustee 2008; FP10 product information officer, appointed 1993
Sally-Jane Dawson : committee member, appointed 2005; trustee 2011
Gillian Hart : vice-chair, appointed 2003; steering committee (2003); trustee 2008
Louise McMichael : chair, appointed 2015; trustee 2011; pharmaceutical product information officer, appointed 2009
Eileen Walsh : secretariat, appointed 2009; trustee 2011


Tutors & Education Committee

Elizabeth Allen : chair, main tutor - appointed 1996
Jan Arblaster: Beauty Therapy Tutor & Medical Intradermal Pigmentation - appointed 2017
Sharon Barrett : Dermatology Nurse - appointed 2017
Philip Briggs : specialist (make-up), OTC product information officer - appointed 2015
Graeme Dawson : specialist (IT adviser) - appointed 2009
Sally-Jane Dawson : specialist (beauty therapy) - appointed 2006
Allison Joel : Beauty Therapy Tutor and Councellor - appointed 2017
Louise McMichael : vice chair, specialist (pharmaceutical) - appointed 2015
Michael Murphy : specialist (post mortem) - appointed 2009



Ros Mawazini : appointed 1998
Kerrie Newhsam : appointed 2015
Catrin Pugh : appointed 2015
Shari Royal : appointed 2009


Aniquem, Peru : since 2005
Katie Piper Foundation, London : since 2013
Sunshine Foundation, Taiwan : since 2003


Past Committee Members

Joyce Allsworth : chair, tutor 1985-1994
Sandra Bradley : committee member 2015-2017
Kim Davies : committee member 2011-2013
Sheila Dutch : chair, committee member 1989-2003
Thelma Giles : committee member 1989-2011
Sheila Heaviside : chair, committee member 1989-2014
Sharon Lane : chair, committee member 1989-2009
Liz White : chair, committee member 2003-2015
Michelle Cotlman : specialist (dermatology nurse) 2015-2019
Kerrie Newsham : specialist (patient adviser) 2015-2019
Mary Thorp : secretariat (1995-2009) 2008-2020



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