Rebecca Mcnicol

Position: Manager, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

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

Background: After completing my HND in Beauty Therapy at Inverness college 8 years ago i worked in several salons around Inverness before joining Sleeping Beauty in January 2007.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Dermalogica Face & Body Treatments, St Tropez Spray Tan, Calgel Nails,  Brisa Gel Nails, Pure Lochside Treatments, Universal Contour Wrap, Indian Head Massage, Elemis Skincare, La Stone Massage

Specialist Treatments: I enjoy all beauty treatments but particulary enjoy all nail treatments and eyelash extensions. I hope to complete a course in Nail Art in the near future.

Personal: I have lived on the outskirts of Inverness all of my life. I am an easy-going person and it takes a lot to stress me out! I love my job and get on well with all the staff at Sleeping Beauty, we all work really well together and have a good team spirit.

Melissa Gunn

Position: Assistant Manager, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

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

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

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Dermalogica Skincare, Pure Lochside Treatments, Jessica Nailcare, St Tropez Spray Tanning, Universal Contour Wrap, Crystal Clear Skincare & Microdermabrasion, Elemis Skincare, Advanced Hot Waxing

Specialist Treatments: 'I enjoy all aspects of my jobs especially massages and waxing.'

Personal: Melissa says 'I enjoy working in Sleeping Beauty and get on well with all the other staff. I have now been here for over 6 years and as one of the orginal beauty therapists its great to see the salon doing so well, with us gaining more clients each week and being nominated and receiving awards. I love interacting with clients and meeting new people every day.'


Shelley Dare

Position: Senior Beauty Therapist

Hours: Shelley works Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & alternate Thursdays & Saturdays in the salon.

Background: Shelley joined Sleeping Beauty in October 2011. Shelley is from the South West of England and moved up to Inverness early October 2011. She trained in NVQ Beauty Therapy Level 2 &3 at a local college for 2 years. Shelley then went on to work in both spas and local salons. Shelley has been qualified for over 5 years.

Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 & 3 Beauty Therapy, Hot Stone Massage, CACI Treatments, Pure Lochside Treatments, Dermalogica Skincare, Eyelash Extensions, Reflexology, Elemis Skincare

Personal: Shelley says 'I enjoy all aspects of my job, especially CACI facial treatments and eyelash extensions.


Lauren Smith

Position: Senior Beauty Therapist

Hours: Lauren works on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.

Background: Lauren joined Sleeping Beauty in June 2009.

Qualifications: NC Beauty Therapy, HNC Beauty Therapy, HND Beauty Therapy, St Tropez Tanning, Dermalogica Skincare, Pure Lochside Treatments, La Stone Therapy, Elemis Skincare, Calgel Nails


Laura Anderson

Position: Beauty Therapist, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

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

Qualifications: HNC Beauty Therapy, Elemis Skincare, St Tropez Spray Tan, CND Shellac, Hot Stones Massage, Minx

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 all areas of beauty therapy but especially Elemis facials and Shellac. I particularly enjoy doing nail art and using glitters and foils with shellac to create individual designs.'





Sharon Maclean

Position: Salon Co-ordinator, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

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

Background: Sharon joined the Sleeping Beauty team in June 2011.

Personal: Sharon says ' I've always had a keen interest in the beauty industry. As I work on rceeption I get to see the results of everyone's treatments which I love. I find it a lovely environment to work in and really enjoy coming to work.'


Avril Dewart

Position: Salon Co-Ordinator, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

Hours: Avril works every second Saturday and holiday relief.

Background: Avril has worked in various local salons as a qualified hairdresser before
joined the Sleeping Beauty team part-time in March 2012

Personal: Avril says ' I work part-time at Sleeping Beauty as I also work as a self employed hairdresser. I love coming to work with such a great team and a friendly atmosphere.