Chandani bandara takes gold at women’s chamber of industry & commerce (wcic) awards

Locally and internationally revered hair and beauty expert, Chandhani Bandara was presented the Large Scale Gold Award at the Women’s Chamber of Industry & Commerce (WCIC) Awards 2013 ceremony at the Kingsbury Hotel recently. She is popularly known as the Founder and Chairperson of Chandhani Bandara Salons and the creator of the ‘4Ever Skin Naturals’ herbal beauty care range. Organized by WCIC, the event recognized and celebrated the achievements of Sri Lanka’s foremost remarkable women and was attended by Minister for Economic Development, Hon. Basil Rajapaksa as chief guest as well as Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Pieris as guest of honour.

With over a decade’s experience in the Hair and Beauty industry as well as a familial background in Ayurveda, Chandhani Bandara holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Institute of Natural Sciences, Canada as well as a range of accreditations from professional courses in hair and beauty care as well as in cosmetics in the USA, UK, Singapore, Japan and Thailand.
Speaking on the win, Ms. Bandara enthused, “It is a great honor to be recognized for the hard work and dedication that has gone into developing the beauty care industry in Sri Lanka. This industry and my work in it is something of a lifelong passion for me and I am truly blessed to be recognized for doing what I love. The Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Women in Management provides a fantastic forum for the hard working women of Sri Lanka to be appreciated and I am very happy to, not only have been one of this year’s winners, but also to have been a part of this wonderful event”.

Having built a strong brand locally, Ms. Bandara has also carried her name to foreign shores via the export of the company’s trademark 4Ever Natural Herbal Beauty Care range to Australia, USA, Singapore, Germany and Maldives. On the heels of strong tourist and expatriate awareness within Sri Lanka, she took her brand to international markets in 2008, a decision that has yielded resounding success. Manufactured to the highest standards, the range is produced under the personal supervision of Ms. Bandara to ensure stringent company standards are met. The WCIC award winners with chief guest, Minister for Economic Development, Hon. Basil Rajapaksa and guest of honour, Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Pieris.

Ms. Bandara’s trademark Chandhani Bandara Salons, located in Nugegoda, Nawala, Mount Lavinia, Kiribathgoda, Negambo, Kurunegala, Kaluthara, Maharagama and Kandy are also known for their dedication to providing high quality, value for money services to customers via a range of personalised services covering everything from non-surgical face lifts to traditional sari draping and hair and makeup. Overseeing the highly trained staff herself, she ensures her philosophy and standards are maintained throughout the business.

Additionally, Ms. Bandara has also pioneered an academic program to educate and empower the next generation of hair and beauty professionals as well as introducing an AQF qualification and City & Guilds courses. Ms. Bandara hopes that by opening avenues for these individuals to better qualify and elevate the standards of the industry locally, she is contributing to the continuation and further development of a time honored craft, making it possible for these traditions to be carried forward for generations.

Chandani Bandara Salons Maharagama shifts to new premises

Chandani Bandara Group of Salons as worldly-renowned is a foremost ‘total solutions provider’ in the arena of hair and beauty with the sole aim of providing services with minimum hassle towards its client base. It is with this in mind Chandani Bandara Salons in Maharagama moved towards a more convenient location on 21 September; indeed as a fully-fledged hair and beauty salon with most modern facilities thus thereby offering a personalised service at its best towards its customers. Moreover this is the 10th salon of the chain of salons which are personally propelled by the renowned professional beautician Chandani Bandara who is indeed a remarkable personality possessing a history of over 15 years of distinctive services showing perseverance every step of the way, overcoming all obstacles on the path of success. Chandani Bandara Salons truly believes in Sri Lankan heritage and actually participates in promoting and making use of our resplendent land and its natural resources while retaining our inherent cultural values and together hand in hand forging towards the aim of offering immense career opportunities to Sri Lankans in the arena of hair and beauty. Furthermore the relocation and upgrading of salon was greatly in appreciation towards the fervent confidence inadvertently shown by the clientele of Chandani Bandara Salons of Maharagama Branch and therefore provides extended hours of service towards the convenience of its client base which is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. located at No. 133/1, Bristol house on High Level Road. Chandani Bandara Salons is firmly committed towards quality and personalised service also extending towards forming collaborations with recognised international educational institutions thus thereby exhibiting their commitment and intentions towards improved standards of living and lifestyles.