Meet the Nilosa Team

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NICHOLA - Salon Owner/Beauty Therapist

Nichola has 26 years’ experience in the beauty and beauty education industries. Since initially qualifying in 1996 with the internationally renowned ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO Diplomas, she has continued to professionally develop over the years along with new trends, techniques and has an extensive knowledge in a wide variety of areas. As well as working in, managing and then owning her own salon in the past, she was a teacher from the age of 23 and later, the Curriculum Manager of a large Beauty Therapy division in a Further Education college for many years. From there she moved into the International Exam Boards, firstly as Education Manager for CIBTAC, then as an International Examiner and Subject Matter Expert for ITEC. In 2015 she started as an official visitor for the Professional Beauty Awards and continues to work as an official judge for industry Awards.  In 2017 she returned to CIBTAC to head up their Business Development department and carry out National & International examining.  Nichola’s passion for the industry grows with her experience and she is an advocate for comprehensive training and continual professional development to ensure excellent standards are maintained within the industry.

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KIM - Beauty Therapist

Kim has 22 years experience in the beauty industry since initially qualifying in 2000 with NVQ levels 2 and 3.  Over the years Kim has continued to professionally develop by adding Lash lifting, ear candling, hybrid tinting, brow lamination & Henna brows as well as stone therapy, reflexology and Dermalux to her skill set.  Kim enjoys all aspects of beauty therapy but gets real satisfaction from helping clients alleviate tension, anxiety and stress with massage, stones and reflexology.  She has also brought female intimate waxing to the salon!

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ALENA - Beauty Therapist

Alena has 10 years experience in the beauty industry since initially qualifying in 2012 with NVQ levels 2 and 3.  Over the years Alena has continued to professionally develop by adding gel nails, lash extensions, lash lifting, brow lamination, hybrid tinting, female intimate waxing and Dermalux to her skill set.  Alena enjoys all aspects of beauty therapy but has a keen interest in advanced facial skincare treatments.  

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SIAN - Salon Receptionist/Junior Beauty Therapist

Sian completed her NVQ Levels 2 & 3 in June 2022. She started in November 2021 with us for salon experience every Friday alongside her course but was so fantastic we took her on as our Saturday girl.  Sian has progressed so well, she has joined us as a permanent Junior Therapist and has already completed training in female intimate waxing, lash lifting and brow lamination, Dermalux and gel nail polish.  Sian enjoys all aspects of beauty and is very enthusiastic to learn and progress.