Lauren Smith

Position: Manager, Sleeping Beauty Inverness

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

Background: I joined Sleeping Beauty in 2009 and have completd my HND in Beauty Therapy at Inverness college. 

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, Eyelash Extensions

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 Anderson

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: Beauty Therapy Diploma, Elemis Skincare, Threading, Universal Contour Wrap, Artistic Colour Gloss, Microdermabrasion

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.'


Angela Mitchell

Position: Beauty Therapist

Hours: Angela works at the Inverness Salon on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Saturdays.

Qualifications: HND Beauty Therapy, Eyelash Extensions, Elemis Skincare, Artistic Nail Gloss, Nail Extensions, Microdermabrasion, Hollywood Waxing, Comcit

Background: Angela joined the Sleeping Beauty team in July 2015. She has over 5 years salon experience.

Personal: Angela says 'I love my job and have wanted to be a beauty therapist since I was at school. My favourite treatments to carry out are Eyelash Extensions, Comcit & Intimate Waxing.'


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

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

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.'


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!'


Postion: Make-Up Specialist

Hours: Jessica works in the Inverness Salon on Saturdays.

Qualifications: NC Beauty Therapy, Make-Up Artistry Course

Background: Jessica joined the Sleeping Beauty team in May 2016.

Personal: Jessica says 'I have always wanted to be a makeup artist as I am extremely passionate about all aspects of it. I love to enhance peoples features and natural beauty as well as full glam/going out looks.'


Wilma Byrne

Position: Receptionist

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.'


Jill Mcdonald

Position: Receptionist

Background: Jill previously worked in Nursing before joining Sleeping Beauty part-time in 2015.

Personal: Jill says 'The three words I would use to describe myself are Organised, Friendly and Helpful. Outside of work I love travelling, especially to India.'


Linda Erskine

Position: Receptionist

Background: Linda joined the Sleeping Beauty team in February 2016 and comes from a varied administrative background. 

Personal: Linda says 'I have a caring nature and I love making people feel comfortable and happy. I enjoy keeping fit (especially 6am Bootcamps!), running, yoga and I am currently learning Spanish. The three words to describe myself are 'caring, fun & honest.'