Meet the Team

Professional, Experienced, Qualified, Trustworthy


Karen Dodds

Salon Director

Karen is the owner of TIME to be ME. 

She has a passion for skincare and in helping people understand how their skin functions. She is an Ambassador for the Alumier brand of pharmaceutical skincare and facial peels. As an advanced practitioner of facial peels she has treated numerous clients with complex skin conditions and ageing concerns. 

She is always happy to provide skin consultations to help people decide on the most appropriate course of treatments for their concerns. Karen enjoys receiving hot stone massage and luxury pedicures. In her spare time she is a keen gardener, embroiderer and book reader and is often accompanied by her large contingent of cats.

Steph Love

Salon Manager

Steph has been in the Beauty industry for over 14 years, within Luxury Spas and as a Trainer.

Steph is our calm, organised soul often working away in the background since the birth of her own little one, she is very family oriented and enjoys Sundays with her husband and little girl as well as seeing her nieces and nephews. Steph loves the satisfaction of waxing and the occasional massage.

Joanne Draycott


Joanne has worked in the Beauty Industry for over 16 years and has a real passion for skincare. She enjoys getting to know clients and tailoring treatments to suit their needs. Her all time favourite treatment to perform and have are Micro Needling, Aqua3 hydrofacial and Radio Frequency. Her must have products are the AlumierMD Everactive C &E plus peptide, AHA Renewal Serum and Aqua Infusion mask, (this was a tricky choice question) Her time outside of work is spent with her husband and children.

Ellie Caplen

Assistant Manager

Ellie loves doing nails and tans, getting people ready for their special occasions. Her favourite treatment is to have a hot stone or poultice full body massage, as she loves how the heat gets rid of all knots and aches.

Her favourite products would have to be the Elemis Frangipani Body Scrub and the Peptide 4 Night Cream Oil. She loves having cocktail nights but equally would love to visit new countries and tick a few places off her bucket list.

Laura Elleker

Assistant Manager

Laura enjoys doing lash extensions, lash lifts and facials. Laura is our social queen and has lots of fun on our facebook and instagram accounts. Her favourite product is the Pro-Collagen Balm and she likes having a poultice massage.

Beth Urry

Senior Therapist

Beth loves the holistic side of the Beauty Industry as well as Skincare and guiding people on their skin journey, facials are her passion. She enjoys making clients feel relaxed as well as seeing results.

All types of anti-ageing products and serums are a must for her, especially the Alumier Ever Active C & E serum. Beth’s hobbies include travel and spending time with her family.


Senior Aesthetic Therapist

Caroline Knowlton

Senior Therapist

Caroline started her career as a registered general nurse and also has a degree in Health Studies. She has 10 years experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry working for two major pharma companies. Caroline offers a wide range of skin rejuvenation treatments and semi permanent make up. Her passion is healthy glowing skin and beautiful smudge FAE make up. As a trained skin consultant , therapist and make up technician her goal is to optimise skin health and well-being. Ultimately, her aim is to help people look and feel great.
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Cerys Hewson

Senior Therapist

Cerys’ favourite treatments to offer are gel nails and spray tans. She also enjoys waxing brows as she loves to create the perfect brow! Her hobbies are cheerleading, going out with her boyfriend and working toward her next big Pageant in the USA after winning International Junior Miss United Kingdom


Senior Holistic Therapist

Sabine has worked in the NHS offering complimentary therapies and is degree qualified in holistic treatments. Sabine offers Reflexology, Swedish massage, Indian Head massage, Aromatherapy and Revitilising Facial massage. She loves perfomring back, neck and shoulder massage and intends to continue learning new treatments.

Gareth Watkins

Physiotherapist and sports Injury Specialist

Gareth spent 10 years in the British Army which enabled him to learn the importance of comittment to his chosen profession and all that went into the study after he left the forces. His ambition is to help as many people as possible enjoy opmtimal movement on their day to day activities pain free. He is a fully approved member of the Society of Sports Therapists. he is trained in rehabilition, including massage, both Deep Tissue and Sports, Postural and Injury Assessment. He is currently the Lead Therapist for the Gosport Borough FC and is studying for his Masters. He has decided he would like to help more people and try a more diverse audience so he has joined our team here at TIME to be ME.

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Sports Massage Therapist

Mia joins us a Sports Masseuse and she is also trained in Deep Tissue massage. She has completed her degree in Personal Training too and loves to work on people’s aches and pains and treat injuries. She plans to go on and learn Reflexology amongst other skills as well as complete her level 4 Sports Massage.

Jessica Cliff


Jessica is fully qualified in Level 2 Beauty and recently finished Level 3. She loves doing nails and massages. Her favourites products are Cuccio Cuticle oil and Milk & Honey Butter.

Jasmine Kneller


Jasmine is a beauty therapist apprentice studying for level 3 as well as a fully trained makeup artist at TIME to be ME. She trained in makeup originally but was drawn to the beauty industry as she loves interacting with all different types of people and also watching them leave with a big smile on their face. Her favourite products are Jane Iredale Beyond Matte Foundation and also the Elemis Superfood range. She loves all treatments, but loves nails and shaping eyebrows due to them framing someone’s face and changing how they look.

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Josephine Dodds


Josephine is a nail and lash technician at TIME to be ME. She takes a keen interest in all of the nail systems including nail extensions. Her favourite colours are blues and greys with the occasional pop of scarlet.

She is passionate about saving the planet and loves to travel, having been to China, India and Cambodia to name a few of the places she has already visited. She has a list of many more she wants to get to. She enjoys yoga and kick-boxing as well as driving her beloved silver car.



I have been training in the beauty industry for nearly 2 years now. My favourite treatments to do are facials and massages, as I love to make clients feel relaxed. My hobbies include spending time with my family and going out with my friends.



Nataliia has recently relocated her from the Ukraine after many successful years with her own Aesthetic Practise she has joined the Time team. She absolutely loves doing facial massage with her own techniques and hopes that she can be practising Anti Wrinkle Injections again here in now time! She loves pilates and is doing an amazing job learning English in order to communicate with all of our wonderful clients. Watch her portfolio of treatments grow.



Nicole loves doing nails and facials and swears by the Cuccio butters and oils, her favourite is the pomegranate & fig aroma. When Nicole is not at the salon she is spending time with her two dogs Abbey and Bruce, the little and large of the dog world.

Angel Exton

Junior Therapist

Angel has just completed and passed her Level 2 apprenticeship at the salon. She loves doing nails and makeup and is growing her passion for facials and massage.

Rebecca Sedgwick

Junior Therapist

Rebeccas favourite treatments are waxing and massage. She finds the results of waxing satisfying and the science behind it interesting. She enjoys massage as it helps people to relax and can even help people to move easier. Her favourite waxing product is Ingrown X It, as it’s great to help those ingrowns out and my favourite massage product is instant refreshing gel as it cools down the muscles after a massage. Rebecca’s hobbies are walking and photography.

Lilly Atir

Junior Therapist

Lily is a first year Time to be Me apprentice. She was drawn to the beauty industry as she enjoys being with people and loves a nail transformation. Lily is excited to learn all the treatments but at the moment she is enjoying nails, waxing,spray tans, massages and facials. She is looking forward to seeing all our lovely clients soon!


Trainee Beauty Therapist

Ioana Porancea


Ioana is the receptionist at TIME to be ME. She has been in the uk over 6 years. She came into the world of beauty as she loves helping people feel more relaxed. Her favourite treatment is to have a massage or have her nails done, her favourite nail colour is called ‘On point’. She also loves using AlumierMd products. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling to different countries and spending time with her family.

Theresa Chennell


Theresa is part of our front of house team and brings a sense of fun, a big smile as well as her creative flair to the salon team. When not at work she is most likely at the allotment with her green fingers.

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