Meet the Team

Here is more infomation about our team of fantastic girls that work at The Essentials.

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Emma - Manager/Therapist

Emma is the owner and manager at The Essentials. She has 20 years of salon experience. She opened The Essentials in 2002 and still remains a hands on part of the team at both salons. She has been happily married for 12 years to Steve and runs the 2 salons.

In her spare time, she loves Iyengar Yoga, running, eating out with friends and visiting her Mum and Dad in Spain.

Food Heaven: Crisps (all flavours)

Food Hell: Cold beans, and eating beans with anything other than breakfast!

FUN FACT: She is always the first and last on the dance floor.

emma@the-essentials.co.uk

Emma is qualified to perform the following treatments:

Swedish Body Massage
Aromatherapy Massage
Indian Head Massage
Caci Non-Surgical Face-Lift
Caci Body Toning
Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion
Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
Decleor Holistic Body Treatments
Eye treatments
False Eyelashes
Nail Art
Calgel
Shellac
Minx
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Threading
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Amy - Assistant Manager

Amy joined us in 2015, has 6 years of salon experience and is our Assistant Manager. She is passionate about the beauty industry and giving great customer service. She works across both of our salons and helps Emma with the day to day running of the salons.

She lives at home and is the bestest girlfriend to Jason. She is an only child, she has a cat called Poppy and a step french bulldog called Bella.  She loves a good meal out, or a night in with Netflix.

Food Heaven: Steak or a Sunday lunch

Food Hell: Sprouts

FUN FACT: She was on the I.T.V news as a child. We are not sure what for??

Amy is qualified to perform the following treatments:

Nouveau Extend Lashes
Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
LVL Enhance Lashes
Swedish Body Massage
Eye treatments
Shellac
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Andrea - Senior Therapist

Andrea is one of our Senior Therapists and is the longest serving member of staff. She joined The Essentials back in 2003. She has 15 years of salon experience and one of our Nail and waxing specialists.

Andrea has been married to Matt for nearly 6 years and has just had a cat called Luna. She is an avid 10 pin bowler, she enjoys time with her family.

Food Heaven: Lobster

Food Hell: Bananas

FUN FACT: She could kill you with 2 fingers, and can resist chocolate like no other.

Andrea is qualified to perform the following treatments:

Swedish Body Massage
Hot Stones Massage
Aromatherapy Massage
Caci Non-Surgical Face-Lift
Caci Body Toning
Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion
Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
Decleor Holistic Body Treatments
Eye treatments
False Eyelashes
Nail Art
Calgel
Shellac
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Threading
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Nicole - Senior Therapist

Nicole is one of our Senior Beauty Therapists and has been part of our team since 2012. She has 12 years salon experience and is crazy, bubbly member of our team. She performs most of the treatments that we offer.

Nicole lives with fiancé Bruce, they have been together for 13 years. They hope a family is in their future. God help Bruce if they have a mini Nicole.

Nicole is always on a diet, walking the dogs, indulgent spa days and playing pranks on people. People think that she is related to Tina, and if you can’t hear them then worry. 

Food Heaven: Chocolate

Food Hell: Vegetables

FUN FACT: She is totally crazy.

 

 

Nicole is qualified to perform the following treatments:

LVL Enhance Lashes
Swedish Body Massage
Hot Stones Massage
Aromatherapy Massage
Indian Head Massage
Caci Non-Surgical Face-Lift
Crystal Clear Microdermabrasion
Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
Decleor Holistic Body Treatments
Eye treatments
False Eyelashes
Nail Art
Shellac
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Laura - Beauty Therapist

Laura has worked with us since 2017, and she is a whizz at nails and loves doing lash treatments. She has recently completed her Level 3 Beauty qualification.

She has been with boyfriend Harvey for 3 years. Laura is the oldest of 3 sisters and 1 brother. She doesn’t have any pets or children right now, Harvey is enough! She loves watching Netflix in her PJ’s, going for food and spending time cleaning her new flat.

Food Heaven: Anything where chocolate is involved.

Food Hell: Onions and sprouts.

FUN FACT: In primary school, her class sang at the Symphony Hall in front of Simon Cowell.

Laura is qualified to perform the following treatments:

Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
Body Massage
Hot Stones Massage
Indian Head Massage
Nouveau Express Lashes
Nouveau LVL Enhance Lashes
Calgel
Eye Treatments
Shellac
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Sarah - Beauty Therapist

Sarah maybe the newest member of staff to our team but she one the most experienced. She is calm, warm and caring therapist with amazing facial and massage skills.

Sarah is qualified to perform the following treatments:

Swedish Body Massage
Aromatherapy Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
Decleor Holistic Face Treatments
Decleor Holistic Body Treatments
Eye treatments
Shellac
Manicures and Pedicures
St Tropez Tanning
Strip Waxing
Lycon Hot Waxing

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Rachael - Salon Assistant

Rachael joined the team when our Coleshill salon opened in 2016. She is your 1st point of contact at Coleshill. She assists the therapists with their working day and our clients at reception and on the phone.

Rach has been married to Dan for over 14 years, and shares the house with 2 beautiful children, Kingsley the naughty Lurcher and Oreo the Hamster.

She loves spending time with the family, watch filming or a good T.V. series’.  She is BIG F1 fan too. She is super organised, loyal and has the biggest heart.

Food Heaven: Chocolate and more chocolate (then maybe some biscuits!)

Food Hell: Sauces and condiments.

FUN FACT: She was nearly run over my Michael Schumacher in 2006.

 

Fun fact about Rachael

Rachael is the most organised member of the team and makes a cracking cuppa!

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Angela - Salon Assistant

Angela joined us in October 2017 and is the 3rd member of the front of house team. She joined us from a long career in customer service and retail. She works across both of our salons and will help you with any booking inquiries you may have.

She is married to Dave for 2 years, but they were actually high school sweethearts! She has a very busy social calendar with weekends away and holidays.  She is still friends with a lot of her school mates and has one daughter Amy.  (you may know her!) She is caring, considerate and her friends are a big part of her life.

Food Heaven: Mexican, Italian, Greek, Spanish (in fact just food really). Oh yes, and Gin.

Food Hell: Coconut and fruit added into a savory dish.

 

 

 

Fun fact about Angela

FUN FACT: She was on TOTP when Tony Blackburn was the host. You can even find her on YouTube!  ‘You Should Be Dancing’ was No1 at the time. You are giving your age away now Ang!

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Tina - Salon Assistant

Tina is one of our amazing Salon Assistants.  She is an integral part of The Essentials team.  Her role is extensive and her bubbly, bright crazy personality lifts the salon whenever she is around.

She is also our Wellbeing Officer.  She looks after the mental and physical wellbeing of our team and co-ordinates all of the team activities.

She has been married to Carl for 27 years and has 3 grown-up children. The KING of the house though is Chester her Cockapoo who is ‘her world’.

She is always on a diet, but she loves eating out.  But she does get her exercise by walking ‘Chessy’.

Food Heaven: Anything that is naughty, cakes, chocolate, cream…

Food Hell: Seafood and fish.

Fun fact about Tina

She makes a cracking Gin cocktail.

Address

The Essentials Beauty Castle Bromwich
29a Manor Park Road
Castle Bromwich
Birmingham
B36 0DJ

The Essentials Beauty Coleshill

58 High Street
Coleshill
Birmingham
B46 1AZ

Directions

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Image Credits

Images courtesy of:
Decleor UK, CND, Lycon, Grafton International, Crystal Clear, St Tropez, Caci International, and Nouveau Lash.