Meet the Studio 8 Beauty Salon Team

The Salon Team

We are extremely proud of the warm and welcoming environment created by our skilled and friendly salon team.

At Studio 8 we carefully select therapists that have been trained to the highest level to ensure that you receive the best personal service and leave feeling totally relaxed and pampered every time.

We also like to invest in our team and our team regularly receive further advanced training and opportunities to progress their skills by learning new and exciting treatments.

Please check out our testimonials page and see what our clients say about us. 

Lisa Young Studio 8 Beauty Salon Team Director

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Salon Manager / Director – Dermalogica Expert Status

 

Lisa entered the hair and beauty industry in 1986 and established a management career in the industry  before taking her Degree and pursuing a 2nd career in IBM finance and operations management. In February 2013 an exciting opportunity to create a new business venture at 1000 Lakeside North Harbour presented itself which married both her passion for the beauty industry and experience in business …. and so … Studio 8 was born.

Lisa is fully trained and experienced in all aspects of beauty and has also been awarded the highly sought after Dermalogica Expert status, recognising her as one of the highest trained skin care professionals in the country. She is also a qualified CACI Non Surgical therapist and combines these skills to specialise in skincare and anti-aging treatments.

Sharon McGuire Studio 8 Beauty Salon Team Manager

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Therapist – Dermalogica Expert Status

 

Sharon entered the hair and beauty industry in 1990 and has experience in working in both a salon environment as well as the further education arena. She has also been awarded the highly sought after Dermalogica Expert status, recognising her as one of the highest trained skin care professionals in the country. Sharon is passionate about skincare and is also qualified in Swedish Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Lava Shells and Deep Tissue massage techniques as well as manicure and pedicure.

Alice Leng Studio 8 Beauty Salon Team Therapist

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Therapist – Dermologica Expert Status

 

Alice is fully qualified and experienced in all aspects of beauty including a variety of massage techniques (Swedish, Hot lava shell, Hot stone , Deep Tissue and Aromatherapy). She also specialises in lash extensions and advanced intimate waxing.  In addition she is the 3rd member of the team to also hold the Dermalogica Expert status recognising her as one of the highest trained skin care professionals in the country.

Victoria Kilford Studio 8 Beauty Salon Team Therapist

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Therapist – Dermologica Expert Status

Victoria is a fully qualified and experienced beauty therapist and skilled in 3 massage techniques including aromatherapy and has recently achieved the prestigious Dermalogica Expert status. An experienced intimate waxing specialist Victoria loves the glamour treatments and also specialises in Make up application as well as lash and brow treatments including MYscara and individual lashes.

Studio 8 Beauty Team Member Thea Leonard

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Therapist – Dermologica Expert Status

Thea joined  the Studio 8 Team in 2015 and has 11 years in the industry. She brings with her a wealth of skills and expertise her passion is skincare and massage and is qualified in both Swedish, Hot Stone and Deep Tissue massage techniques as well as Reflexology and aromatherapy. She is also an experienced CACI Qualified Therapist and has also achieved the highly sought after Dermalogica Expert status joining the esteemed highest trained skin care professionals in the world.

Studio 8 Beauty Team Member Jaime Godfrey

Jaime Godfrey

Therapist

Jaime is the latest member to join the team and has 7 years in the industry. She is a fully qualified in both Swedish and Deep Tissue massage techniques and has a keen interest in massage including an established & expert skill of therapeutic techniques in addition to holistic treatments including Reflexology and Aromatherapy however her key passion is working with her clients to resolve their issues and loves to work with sports clients. She also has a great eye for detail and enjoys lash extensions as well as experimenting with nail art and is always in search of the latest trend. Jaime is also qualified in advanced electrical facial electricals and is currently training towards her Dermalogica Expert status.

Studio 8 Beauty Team Member Gina Bever

Gina Bever

Therapist

Gina is the most recent member to the Studio 8 Beauty Team and is a fully qualified NVQ Level 2 and 3 beauty therapist. She has been in the beauty industry for 2 years and is skilled in 3 massage techniques including hot stone massage. Gina loves a mix of glamour treatments such as Make up and brow treatments but also enjoys the more therapeutic treatments including massage and advanced electrical skin treatments such as micro dermabrasion.

Studio 8 Beauty Team Member Katy Binning

Katy Binning

Salon Receptionist

Katy brings to the salon 12 years in customer service within the retail industry.
Katy joined the team in 2017 and has over 12 years’ experience in Customer Service gained within a variety of retail environments including pet care and beauty. She is passionate about the industry and loves the part she plays in ensuring the client journey is the best from the moment the client enters the salon. Katy has attended the Dermalogica Retail training and has an excellent knowledge of Dermalogica products.

Studio 8 Beauty Team Member Emily Wright

Emily Wright

Salon Receptionist

Emily has 2 1/2 years’ experience in customer Service & reception.
Emily joined the Studio 8 Beauty Team in 2014 as a part time receptionist alongside her A level studies at South Downs College where she is studying Law, Accounting and Business. Emily is a highly regarded member of the team and has flourished under the guidance of the Studio 8 Beauty Team from a new school levers to a highly competent and experienced receptionist. Emily loves working for the industry and brings enthusiasm, professionalism and a high level of attention to detail to ensure that the part she plays in the customer service journey is 2nd to none.

A bit about Dermalogica Expert Status

As Dermalogica Skincare Therapists, the salon team of Lisa, Sharon and Alice have completed on-going postgraduate education at the International Dermal Institute, training with the world’s leading professional skin care brand, Dermalogica.

To achieve this Expert status, they have completed a succession of specialist product, treatment and business workshops. They have also been involved in a range of unique workshops, which are offered only to the most skilled and knowledgeable therapists. This has enabled Dermalogica to award and recognise them as one of the best in the industry.

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