Catherine has qualifications in both NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy and Holistic Therapy, and further advanced training in Lash Perfect Eyelash Extensions, Calgel Nails, Mii Cosmetics, Elemis among others...
With more than 10 years’ experience in the Beauty industry, having started her career working in a beauty salon in Taunton, Catherine became self-employed at the age of 19.
Subsequently, she has expanded the Lavender Rooms over the past few years and was joined by Charlotte in 2016. Together they have turned the Lavender Rooms into what it is today: a popular, beautiful salon with a relaxing atmosphere.
Charlotte launched her professional career after completing her NVQ Level 2 within a leading West Country salon chain. In addition, she trained as a Goldwell colour technician, has subsequently completed her NVQ Level 3 Diploma and is now a Master Colourist for Goldwell. Furthermore, Charlotte has completed the prestigious WAHL Academy Barbering Course and is a qualified Balmain DoubleHair® designer in colour, volume and bonded systems.
Her passion for hairdressing has led her to qualify as a hairdressing assessor and, having completed a Certificate in Teaching, she has become the Programme Manager for Hairdressing and Beauty Apprenticeships at Yeovil College, ensuring that industry standards are applied across the hairdressing sector.
Committed to providing exceptional hairdressing and customer care, Charlotte offers a complete range of services, including artistic styling for special occasions. Charlotte’s consultative approach to hairdressing provides personal, attentive care that will leave you looking and feeling fabulous.
Catherine Bunning | Beauty
Charlotte Patch | Hair
Grace Boulton is passionate about all aspects of beauty therapy and offers clients a comprehensive choice of services; including nail art, eyelash extensions and a complete range of waxing services.
Passionate about make-up, Grace takes pride in helping her clients look their very best - whatever the occasion. A specialist in wedding make-up, Grace will personally work with you to ensure you look stunning and feel confident, so that you can relax and enjoy your day.
Having gained experience in several professional roles; from luxury hotel spas to independent salons, Grace focuses on providing excellent customer service, understanding her clients’ needs and a focused attention to detail.
Grace has gained NVQ Level 2 and 3 in beauty therapy, and Level 3 in theatrical and media makeup. She has also received Espa training in face and body treatments, Demalogica facial treatments, Bio Sculpture training in gel overlays and extension application, as well as Jane Iredale makeup and St Tropez tanning.
Grace Boulton | Beauty Therapist
Janet qualified as a Reflexologist in 2010, after training at the School of Complementary Health in Exeter and achieving ITEC Level 3 diplomas in Reflexology and Anatomy & Physiology. Having trained to the highest standard, Janet was awarded full membership of the Association of Reflexologists and the Complementary & Natural Health Council, which is supported by the Department of Health and NHS Choices.
Reflexology is a complementary therapy that treats the whole body, Its main principle is that by massaging and applying pressure to parts of the feet known as reflex areas, other corresponding and connected areas of the body will feel the benefit. By creating deep relaxation, Reflexology is an amazing therapy for reduced stress. It helps calm down the nervous system and allows the body to function more efficiently, which encourages a sense of balance and well-being.
As well as being a relaxing therapy, many conditions can be improved with the support of Reflexology, including: anxiety, stress, back pain, migraine, hormone imbalance, PMT, menopause, insomnia, digestive disorders and pain management to name but a few.
In 2013, Janet also qualified in Baby Reflex. This is specially adapted reflexology techniques to bring about a sense of calm and general wellbeing for both baby and parent.
Janet Smethurst | Reflexologist