Meet the Team

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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.

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Steph Love

Salon Manager

Stephanie has been in the Beauty industry for over 10 years, within Luxury Spas and as a Trainer.

She enjoys tailor making treatments and finding out your concerns and trying to come up with a plan to move forward to get the best results. Stephanie is very family oriented and enjoys Sundays with her husband and seeing her nieces and nephews.

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Joanne Draycott

Manager

Joanne has worked in the Beauty Industry for over 10 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 is to have a Luxury Pedicure. Her must have products are the Pro-Collagen Marine Cream and Omega Rich Cleansing Oil. Her time outside of work is spent with her husband and children.

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Sarah Brown

Aesthetics Manager

Sarah has been a beauty and remedial/sports therapist for over 25 years. 

Her passion for skincare and body health has only strengthened as she ages too. She hopes to use her expertise and experience in helping her clients to be the best version of themselves whether it be in general skin health or just wanting to “look and feel good for my age”.

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Leah Jones

Assistant Manager

Leah loves people so this job is great to get to know clients and see how different lives can be. 

She loves making people relaxed and comfortable in all treatments. Alumier has won her over with its fantastic results. Her spare time is usually spent with her husband and two daughters.

Michael Leitch

Senior Therapist

Canadian born Michael moved to the UK in 2009 and has been working in the beauty industry for the last past 9 years. 

Michael loves doing injectable treatments and deep tissue massage. In his spare time he loves to play Super Mario and the guitar with his daughters and teach Zumba fitness with his wife.

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Beth Urry

Senior Therapist

Beth loves the holistic side of the Beauty Industry. All forms of massage and facials are her passion. She enjoys making clients feel relaxed. 

All types of anti-ageing products and serums are a must for her, especially the Elemis facial oils and Alumier serums. Beth’s hobbies include travel and spending time with her family.

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Ellie Caplen

Senior Therapist​

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.

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Laura Elleker

Senior Therapist

Laura enjoys doing lash extensions, lash lifts and facials.

Her favourite product is the Pro-Collagen Balm. She likes having a poultice massage. Laura is currently away on Maternity leave.

Jade Hyson

Senior Therapist​

Jade loves all things beauty. Her favourite treatments to do are facials and lash lifts. She strives to make every client feel welcome and comfortable. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, shopping and movie nights, pink gin and pyjamas.

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Lauren Wise

Therapist

Lauren likes doing nails. Her favourite nail colour is called “life’s not Fahrenheit”.

She likes to receive a massage. Her hobby is to go horse riding.

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Josephine Dodds

Therapist

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.

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Ella Palmer

Therapist

Ella has been training in the beauty industry for 2 years now. She loves all treatments and is always aiming to give the clients the best of her ability. 

Her favourite treatments are doing gel nails and spray tanning. She enjoys making a client feel good and confident about themselves. Her hobbies are going shopping with friends and spending time with her family. She also loves to travel.

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Cerys Hewson

Junior Therapist

Cerys’ favourite treatments are to do gel nails and spray tanning.

She also enjoys waxing brows as she loves to create the perfect brow! Her hobbies are dancing and going out with her boyfriend and friends.

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Megan Bird

Junior Therapist

Megan is currently training to achieve her NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma.

Her favourite treatment to perform is LVL (Lash Perm and Tint). She is a frequent user of the Elemis Superfood Berry mask, and her signature nail colour is Loom mates, from our Cuccio Collection.

Madison Lyne

Junior Therapist

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.

Rebecca Sedgwick

Junior Therapist

My favourite treatments are nails, waxing and facials purely because I love to be creative with nails. 

The results of waxing and facials to me is satisfying and facials make clients feel relaxed. My favourite products is the Superfood range from Elemis as it’s the perfect range for teenagers and makes my skin feel refreshed. My others hobbies other than beauty are cycling, walking and photography.

Teigan Rose

Junior Therapist

Teigan is a Level 3 qualified therapist. Her favorite treatment to carry out is massage because it is relaxing for both her and her clients.

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Jasmine Kneller

Trainee

I’m Jasmine and I am a beauty therapist apprentice and a fully trained makeup artist at TIME to be ME. I have trained in makeup just over two years, I was drawn to the beauty industry as I love interacting with all different types of people and also watching them leave with a big smile on their face. 

My favourite products are Jane Iredale Beyond Matte Foundation and also the Elemis Superfood range. I love all treatments but I love nails and shaping eyebrows due to them framing someone’s face and changing how they look.

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Lilly Atir

Trainee

Hi I’m Lily and I’m a first year apprentice at TIME to be ME. I was drawn to the beauty industry as I like science and I also enjoy being with people. 

I know I am going to love learning all the treatments, but at the moment I’m enjoying doing nails and waxing. I look forward to seeing all of our lovely clients soon.

Angel Exton

Trainee

Angel is currently studying her Level 2 apprenticeship at the salon. She loves doing nails and makeup and is looking forward to learning about facials.

Ioana Porancea

Receptionist

I am the receptionist at TIME to be ME. I moved to the UK 6 years ago. I came into the world of beauty as I love the idea of helping people feel more relaxed. My favourite treatments is to have a massage or have my nails done, my favourite nail colour is called ‘On point’. I also love using AlumierMd products. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling to different countries and spend time with my family.
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Georgia McCann

Specialist

Georgia’s biggest passion is makeup.

She loves how it can enhance a face and bring out natural beauty. She has trained in makeup artistry and has worked on makeup counters previously. She loves giving people a makeover and helping them feel glam. Her favourite treatment to have in the salon is a facial because it deeply cleanses and makes the skin glow in preparation for makeup application.

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Lucy Williams

Salon Assistant

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