> Owner, Helen Hopwood says "I have worked in the beauty industry for over 26 years and attended Couldon College in Stoke where I gained City & Guilds qualifications as an Internationally recognised beauty therapist. Since then I have increased my skills with additional courses in ear piercing, aromatherapy, reflexology, hot stones therapy, Xtreme lashes and microdermabrasion."

She continues, "I am very passionate about what I do and aim to provide professional treatments to a high standard in a friendly & welcoming environment where our clientelle can relax and unwind."

> Clare Bates is the Senior Therapist. She trained at South Cheshire College and attained Level 3 NVQ in Beauty. She has been at SH&BC since 2005 and as Helen's right hand 'woman' she is an invaluable member of the team.

> Katie Payne also trained at South Cheshire and has a BTEC qualification in Beauty. She has gained experience in the industry since leaving college. Joining SH&BC in 2009, she has become an asset to the salon.

> Part time staff members, Becky and Naomi have qualifications and skills which complement our team.