Sandbanks Clinic – My secret to looking fabulous at forty

As I’ve been asked numerous times what’s my secret to looking young at forty, I thought it was about time to let the cat out of the bag… Sandbanks Clinic. That, living a healthy lifestyle and being young at heart helps too (obviously)! I first met Jessica Hutcheson, founder of Sandbanks Aesthetics and boss babe of Sandbanks Clinic a number of  years ago and I’m so happy I did. Jessica introduced me to baby botox, fillers and facial peels to create an ‘au natural’ look. Her years of knowledge and experience in the industry really exposes how many frauds who don’t know what they’re doing in the aesthetics industry. She also works on enhancing your beauty without changing your features – I mean seriously, how many alien looking pouters can we take! If you’re ever thinking about having anything done, especially botox or fillers, please make sure you see a professional who knows what they’re doing. I would recommend having a consultancy session and you must do your research first.

About Jessica Hutcheson 

Jessica graduated from University of California, Berkeley, then continued on to get her Masters in Medicine. She has worked as a family practitioner in her own private practice for 10 years. While continuing her degree in medicine she was also involved in the United States Army Medical Corp and left as a decorated Captain after 10 years of service.

She and her family moved to the UK where she attended a year at Dundee University School of Medicine and moved to Bournemouth. She brings a wealth of experience as a family practitioner and owner of Aphrodites Grecian Medical Spa in California. She has been a pioneer of aesthetic medicine, working closely with Orange County Plastic Surgery for the past 4 years working on high profile clients, and has had the pleasure of knowing and working with the leading manufacturers of facial products in the world. Jessica trains other nurses and doctors in the field of Laser therapy throughout the London area, and brings her state of the art Candela Gentlemax laser from California.

“I have a passion for aesthetic medicine and feel that Botox, facial fillers and laser treatments need to be considered an art form, that they cannot be injected just by anyone, it has to be a medical professional, who can gently transform someone into a younger them, not transform them into someone else”.

Meet the Sandbanks Clinic Aesthetics Team

Jessica only recently opened Sandbanks Clinic this year, she handpicked the best team to deliver exceptional results which include aesthetic therapy, facials, makeup, foot health, brows and lashes to wellness and counselling.

Shikha Rishi 

Shikha Rishi qualified as a Pharmacist in 2007 with a Master’s in Pharmacy and has now progressed to become a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. She has a Diploma in Independent Prescribing and over 20 advanced qualifications in aesthetics beauty practice, including certificates from Skin Viva, Medics Direct on Harley Street and the Harley Academy at the Royal Society of Medicine. Shikha is also a qualified Phlebotomist, trained in intravenous infusions and an Advanced Practitioner in medical-grade, prescription strength skin peels. She also owns a pharmacy in Southampton that has garnered many awards including ‘Pharmacy Business Pharmacy of the Year 2018’ and ‘Independent Pharmacist of the Year 2018’.

Having known Jessica for a few years, Shikha was thrilled to accept the opportunity to work alongside her also doing Botox and fillers treatments. A conscientious practitioner, Shikha wants to understand your aims and expectations and will work with you to design a bespoke treatment plan. This is proven to give more natural, longer lasting results rather than a “one size fits all” approach to Botox and fillers.

Lizzie Edwards 

Lizzie from Make Up by LuLar is a wedding, commercial and fashion makeup artist who is lucky enough to have turned a passion into a career. After graduating from a renowned make-up academy in 2016 she has worked at London Fashion Week, supported commercial clients and helped women enhance their natural beauty. Whether it’s 1-2-1 or a small group lessons, supporting you on your wedding day or simply adding a bit of glamour to a social event, Make Up by LuLar tailors its make-up packages to suit your needs.

Jo Fernandes

Jo is Sandbanks Clinic foot health practitioner and has been working hard to make clients feel great for more than a decade. As a qualified practitioner Jo is registered on the Alliance of Private Sector Practitioners who are listed on the Accredited Register which is approved by the Professional Standards Authority under the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Jo is also a qualified Laser Specialist holding a Level 4 Laser and IPL  gained on Harley Street London enabling us to offer up to date treatments.

Daisy Collings

Daisy has been in the beauty industry for 8 years training at Poole and Bournemouth College to gain her NVQ level 2 and 3. Daisy has always had a passion for skincare and she loves to make clients feel their best and to make a difference to their confidence within their skin. Daisy is one of Sandbanks Clinic’s in house aestheticians and is highly trained in all advanced skin care treatments.

“It’s amazing what a good facial can do and a good home care routine, which is what we are here for. Guiding you in the right direction to make you feel your best”.

Barbara Holtom

Barbara has been a qualified nurse for 32 years working in variety of health care settings during her NHS career. In 2000 Barbara earned a Bsc in Oncology and progressed on to a postgraduate diploma with a prescribing qualification within Bournemouth University. For the last 14 years Barbara has worked for the NHS as a nurse practitioner and advanced nurse practitioner in both primary and unscheduled care. Though now retired from the NHS she has retained her PIN number.

Barbara has known Jessica for the last 5 years initially assisting in prescribing Botox for her clients whilst she successfully obtained her own prescribing qualification. Barbara has now progressed on from this and has been performing laser hair removal for the last 3 1/2 years with the Max Gentle Pro laser machine.

Clients inform Barbara that laser hair removal is incredible and they feel relaxed during the treatment sessions and some ladies have even call her a “bikini goddess”.

Tracey Miles

Tracey has been a registered nurse for over 20 years with experience in paedriatics, school health, general practice, aesthetics and recently graduating with a degree in public health. She has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry and successfully passed the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry exams.

In her former years, Tracey represented Great Britain ‘TEAM GB” for springboard and high board diving. With six national gold medals under her belt, Tracey worked in PR combining her sports success and media profile – What a woman!

Emma Logan

Emma qualified at Poole and Bournemouth College with a BTEC national diploma in beauty therapy and sciences 12 years ago and since then has been a spa therapist in establishments such as The Chewton Glen and Lush Spa where she contributed to treatment development and assisted with the opening of a 3 floor spa in Hong Kong.

Emma is one of Sandbanks Clinic’s aestheticians who performs advanced skin care treatments, but her passion is treating problematic skins as Emma herself suffered from acne so has a great knowledge and enthusiasm for helping others who are suffering from conditions such as this and showing them that it’s not something they have to live with.

Emma met Jessica 6 years ago where Jessica took her under her wing and helped her to develop and expand on her love of skin care.

As you can see Sandbanks Clinic is a centre of excellence for cosmetic and beauty treatments. Make sure you follow Sandbanks Clinic to keep updated on all up-and-coming treatments and offers!


1 Comment

  1. 8:07 pm / 8:07 pm

    Why oh why am I so far away from Sandbanks Clinic! I’d be there in a heartbeat. I couldn’t agree more about keeping the botox and filler natural and yes it most definitely is an art form.
    Terrific post lady, you really make a good point and cover the important details without getting too technical.
    So now my question is, when will Sandbanks Clinic open in New Jersey?

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