Lauren Smith

Position: Manager, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

Hours: Lauren works at the Inverness salon Tuesdays - Saturdays.

Background: I joined Sleeping Beauty in 2009 whilst in my last year of HND Beauty Therapy at Inverness college. After graduating I joined the Sleeping Beauty team as a full-time therapist and became manager in 2015.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Elemis Facials, CACI Non Surgical Facelift, Comcit, IPL Hair Removal, St Tropez Spray Tan, Calgel Nails,  Artistic Colour Gloss Nails, Pure Lochside Treatments, Universal Contour Wrap, Indian Head Massage, La Stone Massage

Personal: Lauren says 'I have been a therapist at Sleeping Beauty since 2009. I love working in the industry and meeting new clients everyday and being able to perform all the treatments I am trained in.  I have more recently completed training in CACI, Comcit and IPL and I particularly enjoy being able to offer these services to my clients.'


Melissa Sanderson


Position: Expert Therapist/Duty Manager, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

Hours: Melissa works at the Inverness salon on Mondays & Fridays.

Background: Melissa has been qualified for over ten years in Beauty Therapy worked for another local salon before joining Sleeping Beauty in 2006.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Dermalogica Skincare, CACI Non Surgical Face Lift, Elemis Facials, IPL Hair Removal, Artistic Colour Gloss, IBX Repair, St Tropez Spray Tanning, Eyelash Extensions, Novalash, Lava Shell Massage, Hot Stones Massage, Universal Contour Wrap, Crystal Clear Skincare & Microdermabrasion, Lycon Wax, Advanced Hot Waxing

Personal: Melissa says 'IPL and CACI are two of my favourite treatments to carry out. Outside of work I have an active, busy lifestyle and enjoy coming to work for a busy but relaxing environment.'


Paulina Nowak

Position: Expert Therapist/Duty Manager

Hours: Paulina works Tuesday-Saturday at the Inverness Salon.

Background: Paulina completed her beauty therapy training in Poland in 2008. She moved to Scotland in 2010 and started at Sleeping Beauty in 2011.

Qualifications: Beauty Therapy Diploma, IPL, Elemis Facials, Nail Extensions, Calgel, Artistic Colour Gloss, St Tropez Tan, Microdermabrasion, Comcit, Novalash Eyelash Extensions, Elizabeth Arden Pro.

Personal: Paulina says 'I am from Poland and arrived to Scotland in 2010. I love my job because I like to chat with clients, meet new people and make them feel beautiful and happy. Working at Sleeping Beauty doesn't feel like a job because I have lots of clients who have become friends and I love it.'


Laura Pollock

Position: Senior Beauty Therapist, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

Hours: Laura works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday.

Qualifications: HNC Beauty Therapy, Elemis Facials, CACI Non Surgical Facelift, Microdermabrasion, COMCIT, Crystal Clear, Hot Stones Massage, Deep Tissue Massage,  St Tropez Spray Tan, CND Shellac, Artistic Colour Gloss, Calgel, Eyelash Extensions, Novalash, Hollywood Waxing.

Background: Laura studied beauty therapy at Inverness College and gained an HNC. She joined the Sleeping Beauty team in October 2012.

Personal: Laura says 'I enjoy doing COMCIT & CACI treatments as the results are noticeable straight away. I also enjoy waxing and Elemis facials. Outside of work I enjoy socialising with friends (i.e cocktails :-)) and enjoy going to the gym & exercise classes to keep me fit.'


Jemma Mackenzie

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Jemma works in our Inverness Salon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Qualifications:  HND Beauty Therapy Diploma, Elemis Skincare, Threading, Universal Contour Wrap, Artistic Colour Gloss, Microdermabrasion, Massage, Waxing, Eyelash Extensions and Facials.

Background: Jemma joined Sleeping Beauty in Feb 2014

Personal: Jemma says 'I enjoy meeting new clients each day and providing treatments that make them feel happy & good about themselves.The three word that Jemma says describes herself are, Friendly, patient and bubbly



Rosalyn Paton

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Rosalyn works Wednesday-Saturday at the Inverness Salon.

Qualifications: HND Complementary Therapist, HND Beauty Therapy, Artistic Colour Gloss, Elemis Facials, Eyelash Extensions, Contour Wrap, Spray Tanning and Elizabeth Arden.

Background: Rosalyn joined Sleeping Beauty in 2014.

Personal: Rosalyn says 'The three words I would use to describe myself are Calming, Professional and Holistic.'


Zoe Finlayson

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Zoe works Tuesday-Saturday in the Inverness Salon.

Qualifications: Manicure, Pedicure, Eye Treatments, Waxing, Elemis Skincare, St Tropez Tan, Artistic Colour Gloss, Nail Extensions and Universal Contour Wrap.

Background: Zoe started her beauty therapy training as an apprentice at Sleeping Beauty in September 2013. 

Personal: Zoe says 'I enjoy to do manicures/pedicures the most as I enjoy having a chat to clients throughout the treatment and seeing a noticeable difference. Outside of work I enjoy everything mechanical, going to rallys/car shows etc.'




Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Louise works Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, St Tropez Spray Tanning, Artistic Colour Gloss

Background: Louise joined Sleeping Beauty in 2016 whilst in her final year of college. 

Personal: Louise says 'I enjoy meeting new clients everyday at work and listening to their aims and requests within each treatment I provide,  making them feel happy, relaxed & good about themselves. The three word that I'd described myself isFriendly, patient and helpful.' 

Maryann Morrison

Position: Nail Technician/Receptionist

Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Qualifications: Manicure & Pedicure, Gel Polish, HD Brows, Novalash Eyelash Extensions,Tanning, Lash Tinting.

Background: Maryann joined the Sleeping Beauty team in Aug 2016 after previously working in a beauty salon in Stowaway for the last few years.

Personal: Maryann enjoys carrying out all nail treatments including nail art and is excited to soon add additional treatments to her skillset. Maryann's favourite saying to her clients is 'treat your nails like jewels not tools!'


Sharon Mcdonald

Position: Beauty Therapist/Receptionist

Hours: Sharon works in the Inverness salon on Mondays, Wednesdays & Sundays.

Qualifications: Manicure, Pedicure, Eye Treatments, Facials, Waxing, Elemis Skincare, St Tropez Tan, Threading

Background: Sharon joined the Sleeping Beauty team in June 2011 and worked on reception prior to starting her beauty therapy training in September 2013. 

Personal: Sharon says 'During my time at Sleeping Beauty I have developed a love for the beauty industry. I work part time as I am a busy mum of 2 young children so coming to work is my retreat!'


Wilma Byrne

Position: Office Administrator

Background:Wilma has a varied work history but has a lot of experience in customer service. She previously trained as a hairdresser and has some beauty therapy experience.

Personal: Wilma says 'The three words I would use to describe myself are 'Fun Loving, Friendly & Childish.'


Nicole Muir

Position: Receptionist

Background: I moved to Inverness in 2015 from Glasgow and joined the Sleeping Beauty Team straight away. I love working in a fast paced salon with so many amazing treatments, products and staff, its a great place to work.



Emily Ross

Position: Receptionist

Background: Emily joined the Sleeping Beauty team in Aug 2017.

Personal: Emily says 'I am excited to get stared in the beauty industry and learn new skills. Outside of work I enjoy dancing and have a passion for skincare and makeup."