Team

At Vanilla Pod Beauty we’re dedicated professionals always looking for ways to expand our already large portfolio of services, with a commitment to our clients which goes above and beyond the call of duty and always to convey a passion for the customer and to consistently deliver the best service experience. Our vision: Delivering Customer Satisfaction is about providing timely, responsive service with integrity, simplicity and a passion for excellence while meeting or exceeding our customer’s expectations.

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Emma Wright

Owner of Vanilla Pod Beauty

Elite Eyebrow Artist, Semi Permanent Make Up Artist, Teeth Whitening Technician, Laser Hair Removal Technician, Cosmetologist, PTTLS Qualified, Beauty Therapist & Founder of Vanilla Pod Beauty. Trained at Chichester College, Harley Street LoveLite, Dermace (semi permanent make up) & Carlton Institute. Qualifications –  City & Guilds NVQ 2 & 3 in beauty therapy, Carlton Institute diplomas (various treatments). Dermace certified Semi Permanent Make Up Artist City & Guilds PTLLS teaching qualification, beauty is my life.

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Teresa Kis

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Teresa Kis (nee Simmonds) is an independent nurse prescriber and has worked in the aesthetic profession since 2003. Teresa also works as a senior nurse trainer for a leading pharmaceutical company, training other doctors, dentists and nurses in basic and advanced dermal filler techniques. She has demonstrated dermal filler techniques at aesthetic conferences including FACE, IAAFA and BACN. Teresa is a member of the BACN (British Association of Cosmetic Nurses) and the RCN (Royal College of Nurses) and has also worked with many Aesthetic Key opinion leaders including Mr Raman Malhotra, Dr Sandeep Cliff, Dr Gertrude Huss and Professor Bob Khana.

 

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Georgina Parker

Professional Makeup Artist

Trained at: Make up by Sarah Woodhouse Qualifications: Diploma in foundation level Make Up . I was lucky to have one to one training with a lady called Sarah Woodhouse. she has been in the industry for 25 plus years and worked on celebrity’s and had her work showcased in magazines and well known websites like boohoo. I use mainly MAC Cosmetics. It’s my passion so I take all jobs seriously and always take my time to research a look our clients are always going to be happy with.

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Chloe Reynolds

Level 3 Beauty Therapist

I have been in the indurstry for nearly 2 and half years. I.left school unsure on what career path I wanted to pursue in and took the course of beauty in northbrook college in broadwater doing MVQ  level 2 When I finished the course I found my feet and knew this is something I wanted to expand and develop in. I found vanilla pod beauty and studied my MVQ level 3 within the salon and pushed myself further by taking course along side. I’m currently trained in bdb, and went to Ireland to train in alpha H and done many more. I love the position I currently do and love treating ladies that need a pamper and will continue to make clients have a wonderful experience inside of vanilla pod beauty.

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Kotryna Bajorinaite

Level 3 Beauty Therapist

I started my beauty career in 2014 and have been in the industry for just over 2 years now. I qualified from Guildford college in beauty therapy Btec diploma Level 2 and 3 (some of 4). I then went onto working in a salon for two and a half years where I found my love for the medical side of beauty. I look forward to furthering my knowledge and training in this side of beauty with vanilla pod! I love the gym and train hard for my chosen sport, athletics, which also shines through in my work ethic. I’m also in the process of moving out!

 

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Laura Ward

Level 3 Beauty Therapist & PA

 

I have been trained in the Beauty industry for 10 years and have qualifications in NVQ Level 2 and 3. Within this time i have trained with leading brands such as Elemis, Alpha H and Gelish to further my skills, and have experience within front of house.

I excel mainly in the holistic side of the industry such as massage and facials, further to this i am really enjoying my new role working as Emmas personal assistant.

 

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Kate Mitchell

Makeup Artist

 

I’m a Professionally trained and insured makeup artist. My creative vision is to enhance my clients natural beauty, helping them to feel more confident in their own skin. I offer makeup looks for any occasion and also host group makeup parties and tutorial sessions. So whether you want to look flawless for your wedding day, stand out at an event, wow your prom date or even learn a few tips and tricks from the trade, Im here to help!

 

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Lucie Purdy

Nail Technician

 

I started my career in the Beauty industry in 2001 at Chichester College where I qualified in NVQ2, and specialised in Nail extensions just a few years later,I have completed many extra courses to keep myself up to date and advanced, since I have been qualified I traveled the world for 2 years which I absolutely loved, I also took time out to have my two wonderful babies, I tried to work from home for a while but a salon environment is where my heart is at. I take huge pride in my work and thrive in making someone else feel beautiful inside and out, there is no better feeling than my clients walking out feeling more confident than when they came in.

 

Our Quality Standards and Development is dedicated to driving our services to outstanding, by embedding high standards and effective quality control of operations. Quality Standards and Development works with our staff to ensure high quality and to establish strategies and actions to ensure continuous improvement and future development of learning qualifications to always ensure we give our clients the best possible services.
Our company’s mission is to enhance human life by the way you look and feel by providing the highest-quality beauty and cosmetic treatments.