ABOUT US

Skinbrands are a respected and established company supplying cutting-edge technologies to the beauty and medical industry across multiple complementary brands.

We provide simple skincare, hair and makeup solutions from Elizabeth Arden PRO, Medik8®, Vitage®, lightfusion, RevitaLash®, Susan Posnick and more.

We pride ourselves in offering the necessary tools for your business to flourish in the professional beauty and aesthetic industry, delivering the following additional benefits for you to take advantage of as a client of Skinbrands:

  • Training Programmes - Providing courses for varying levels on all aspects of the industry
  • Sales & Marketing - Guidance and materials to boost your business profile
  • Business Support - Trusted support from those in the know
  • Local Guidance - Local Business Development Managers dedicated to helping your business flourish

Please contact us if you require any further information on how to benefit from our award-winning service and to discuss how our brands could take your business to the next level.

MEET THE TEAM

Amanda Coveney


Managing Director


Amanda has been involved with the beauty industry for over twenty-five years, enjoying working in the professional spa and salon market and also specialising in the premium retail sector. Amanda has a wealth of experience working at senior level with companies such as Yves Saint Laurent, Aveda and Harrods. Her knowledge of the market led her to a successful consultancy business, launching successfully many lucrative high end beauty brands. Amanda joined Skinbrands knowing she was uniting her passion for working with people and great brands in an exciting and dynamic industry that she loves. "I am proud to be part of such a wonderful team, Skinbrands professional choice brands have integrity and product heritage, ensuring we can offer a 360% approach to our clients. My aim is to continue to further develop our business, offering exceptional customer service, great business support and wonderful products."

Sarah Deacon


National Sales Manager


Sarah has worked within the beauty industry for twenty-four years in various roles such as Skincare Therapist, Salon Manager and International Trainer. Sarah's passion for skincare and beauty led her to work for leading companies such as Dermalogica and L’Oréal in commercial sales roles. Sarah joined Skinbrands in 2012 as a Business Development Manager and was promoted to National Sales Manager in May 2015.

Joanne O'Connor


Business Development Manager


Once Jo qualified as a Beauty Therapist in 2000 she worked within the retail sector for a well-known spa brand followed by eight years in the salon sector for a French skincare brand as a Business Development Manager. Jo personally searched for more advanced treatments and products, which lead her career to SkinBrands.

Helen Portman-Brookes


Business Development Manager


Helen qualified as a Beauty Therapist and worked in the industry for several years before completing her Trainer Assessor Qualification and internal verification Certificate in FE. After working in FE, Helen then joined The Natural Nail Company/Gerrad Internatonal as National Trainer in 1998-2000. She joined Cosmeceuticals in 2000, now known as Skinbrands.

Stacy Ben-Mhamedi


Business Development Manager


Stacy joined the Skinbrands field sales team in February 2016. She has over fourteen years extensive beauty industry experience within field sales, training management and as a former business owner. Stacy is also qualified as a Beauty Therapy Lecturer.

Emma Englezou


Internal Sales Co-Ordinator


Emma came to Skinbrands with a wealth of customer service experience after working in the Customer Service/Training Co-ordinating team. She was promoted to Internal Sales Co-ordinator, a role in which she has shown a true passion for skincare and a clear enjoyment in assisting client needs.

Sara Taylor


Business Development Manager


Sara trained as a Therapist at Birmingham College in the early 90s and, once qualified, worked as a Makeup Artist for a photographic studio. She then moved onto the retail sector and over the course of ten years progressed from Beauty Consultant to Business Manager, managing a team of Consultants and Therapists for a counter and salon within a department store. It was during this time that Sara obtained a Teacher Training qualification at night school. Sara began working for Courthouse Clinics to promote clinical treatments and services before joining Cosmeceuticals/Skinbrands as Business Development Manager.

Katie England


Retail Account Manager


Katie England graduated from the London College of Fashion as an Editorial Makeup Artist for both fashion and television. During her studies she began working In luxury cosmetics sales and has continued to develop her experience over the past nine years. Katie is aware of the importance of skincare and her passion to develop her knowledge and expertise in this area has flourished as a result of her vast experience. Katie has successfully helped to launch an American skincare line within the UK over the past three years and has now taken on the role as Business Development Manager at Skinbrands to continue furthering her professional experience within the industry.

Aileen Rafferty


Scottish Trainer


With twenty-five years industry experience Aileen is highly qualified in Health and Beauty Therapy, holding a HND as well as professional teaching qualifications. For most of her career Aileen has worked with aesthetic products and treatments, owning her own aesthetic business for more than ten years and setting up one of the first Medispa Clinics in Glasgow. Aileen has now worked as one of Skinbrands' key educators for over a decade and has achieved cult status north of the border!

Clare Bradley


Southern Trainer


Clare delivers classes in our Maidenhead and Birmingham schools and has over seventeen years of industry experience. Clare completed two successful tours of duty on the Disney Cruise Lines, proving that she is both a great therapist and commercially minded. Since then she has specialised in aesthetic skin treatments here in the UK and in Spain where she has set up her own aesthetic business. Now in the UK after gaining her professional teaching qualifications, Clare is part of the Skinbrands education team where her approachable style and experience has proved a great success with delegates.

Joanne Corcoran


Northen Trainer


Joanne manages Skinbrands' training schools and delivers classes in our Huddersfield and Birmingham sites. Following sixteen years working in the industry, Joanne moved into teaching in Further Education where she gained her professional teaching qualifications. Joanne is particularly interested in skin therapies and loves transforming clients' skin. She has specialised in teaching aesthetic skin treatments for over eight years and is a popular and experienced member of the education team, known for both her down to earth manner and exacting standards.