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Meet Richie

SALON OWNER

I have been living and breathing skin for almost 20 years.

I still pinch myself every day that I have been able to create my dream skin/body/health sanctuary where clients feel nurtured and at ease as soon as they walk through the pink Salon door.

 

I am a firm believer that how you on the feel inside reflects on how you feel and look on the outside.

Our skin is an indicator of all the things positive or negative we put on the inside and outside.

 

A big foundation of my practice delves into gut health, nutrition and emotional health. And I am always happy to share knowledge, advice and guide clients on leading a well balanced life, which in turn leads to healthy glowing skin.

 

As well as being a mum of 3 and running a small business, I am also studying Kinesiology.

I have learnt over the years the art of nurturing one's self and not letting your cup get empty, especially as my job involves filling client’s cups back up.

 

Proper downtime, elevated self care and nutrition plays a major role for me to have vitality and clarity.

 

Consistency is key and I am all about consistent rituals from my warm turmeric brew every morning to my nightly skincare ritual and daily positive self-talk.

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Meet Andrea

CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST

I am a clinical nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) from Endeavour College of Natural Health and a member of the Australian Natural Therapies Association (ANTA).

Nutritional medicine is an evidence-based complementary medicine approach, that focuses on the prevention of disease and on helping to manage existing chronic disease by finding and treating the root cause of the disease. Nutritional medicine practitioners believe that the body has an innate ability to heal itself, given the right circumstances. Those circumstances include dietary, environmental and lifestyle factors - some of which are within our control, and some that are not. A clinical, holistic nutritionist can help the body heal itself by identifying and removing obstacles that prevent the body from returning to health, and by encouraging the patient to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes nutritious foods, exercise, stress management techniques and other lifestyle modifications. Conditions that we can help with include:

  • Digestive issues & gut health (for example: IBS, diarrhoea, constipation, bloating, heartburn/reflux, SIBO and many others)

  • Female and male reproductive concerns, preconception care and post-partum care

  • Female health issues such as PMS, PCOS, menopausal symptoms

  • Stress, fatigue and sleep issues

  • Weight management

  • Thyroid issues 

For more information and how to book a free 15-minute discovery call, go to www.arnutrition.com.au

Meet Lena

BEAUTY PRACTITIONER

Meet Lena, one of the exceptional facialists who work with us at Made By Self. Having worked in the industry for 20 years, Lena has a wealth of experience in performing facials, waxing, eyebrow and eyelash tints and more! Her dedication and passion for her craft is evident in every treatment she performs.

Lena's approach to skincare goes beyond just the aesthetics. She firmly believes that our skin reflects our internal health, and as such, she is committed to supporting her clients' well-being to enhance skin wellness. Her focus lies in promoting organic and natural methods to enhance the skin's vitality, with a particular interest in natural anti-aging solutions.

When you book a session with Lena, you can expect not only an amazing service but also a genuine commitment to your holistic health and beauty. With her extensive experience, passion for natural approaches, and belief in the connection between inner and outer radiance, Lena is your go-to expert for achieving your skin and well-being goals.

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Meet Kate

BEAUTY PRACTITIONER

Hi I'm Kate! I have always felt a passion for all things nutrition and beauty. which is something I knew from a very young age. 

Starting my career in the makeup industry, I quickly realised that my heart lied in skincare and skin health.

Growing up with skin issues my self, I am highly driven by helping others improve their skin in the same way a facialist helped me years ago.

I know from personal experience how having healthy glowing skin is a crucial part of building back your confidence after suffering from a skin condition and I want to be able to help give that to the people I treat.

At the end of 2022 I joined the Made By Self Team where i have learnt about a holistic approach to skin care that focuses on the point where diet/nutrition intersects with skin health.

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