Meet The Trainers

Meet our highly experienced UK trainers who can’t wait to work with you. All our trainers have a passion for teaching and love to empower women by helping you to grow your beauty businesses.

Karen Roberts | CEO & FOUNDER

Dundee Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Karen Roberts is the CEO and founder of Eye Tonic. Eye Tonic launched in October 2021 and many salons and beauty therapists across the UK are already using our products.

 

We are very proud of our products and our aim is to provide quality products and training for salons to carry out the best treatments for their clients.

 

Karen has a love for teaching and is the Dundee-based trainer for Eye Tonic. Her ethos is to deliver every training course to the best of her ability by passing on her skills, knowledge and more importantly; offering ongoing support to each and every student.

>> View All Of Karen's Dundee Courses

Cheryl Courtney

Liverpool Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Cheryl, our Liverpool-based trainer. Cheryl is 43 years old and has been working in the beauty industry for almost 20 years and has experience of being a mobile beauty therapist, working on a cruise ship and owning her own salon.

 

Cheryl’s passion for the industry has gone from strength to strength – from starting an evening nail technology then growing into level 2&3 beauty, and then into aesthetics. Through the years, Cheryl gained her teaching and assessing qualifications while lecturing at her local college.

 

Cheryl loves everything beauty and feels it has given her the best opportunities and life experiences. Cheryl has now become an Eye Tonic educator and enjoys passing on her skills and knowledge to her students and helping them with ongoing support.

>> View All Of Cheryl's Liverpool Courses

Marybeth Hawkes

Chorley/Lancashire Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Marybeth – our Chorley-based trainer. Marybeth works from her salon in Chorley and has been in the hair & beauty industry for over 12 years.

 

In March 2021 Marybeth opened her own training academy offering beauty therapy & hairdressing courses and has now joined the Eye Tonic team – teaching and supporting students in their training journey to become a professional in lash & brow treatments.

>> View All Of Marybeth's Chorley Courses

Lana Low

Perth Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Lana – our Perth-based trainer. Lana opened her first salon in 2004 and is very passionate about all things beauty – especially brows and facial aesthetics. Lana has attended numerous training courses over the years ensuring that she is always continually developing her skills.

 

Lana qualified as a trainer in 2020 and enjoyed teaching and passing her skill and knowledge onto students and to support them in becoming Eye Tonic professionals.

>> View All Of Lana's Perth Courses
Susie Glasgow eye tonic trainer
Susie Glasgow eye tonic trainer

Susie Stevens

Glasgow Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Susie our Glasgow based trainer. Susie got into the beauty industry 10 years ago at the age of 40 when she started in lash extensions. She added to her portfolio and trained in brows, nails, tanning and more. She started out as a freelancer and mobile technician then set up a home salon shortly after and took on her 1st technician to help with the demand.

 

In Jan 2019 she took her Award in Education qualification and started training that year. In 2020 she opened her training academy and salon in Bishopbriggs Glasgow and specialises in lashes, brows and Training. Susie has taught many students and helped them start their career in lashes.

 

Susie won Russian Volume Lash Technician at the NBL awards in 2019, a Bronze award for Best Lash Bar at the British Beauty Awards in 2021 and is nominated at the Scottish Hair and Beauty awards 2022. Susie is always learning and expanding and her salon now has 5 technicians including 2 lash/brow which she trained, a nail tech and MUA and is now a trainer for Eye Tonic teaching lash lift and brow lamination.

>> View All Of Susie's Glasgow Courses

Ashaa Rafique

Luton Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Ashaa Rafique our Luton trainer. Aasha has been in the beauty industry for 24 years after starting in 1998. Aasha started off teaching part-time in 2003 alongside her full-time job in aviation. In 2008 Aasha was offered a full-time role teaching beauty therapy full time in her local college where she had completed my beauty training now working alongside her own trainers.

 

The college opened a new campus where she started off with 8 students and within the first 3 months, the classes grew from 1 class to 3 classes a day with 20 students in each class teaching levels 1 and 2 they were long days but was all worth it. At this time Aasha also completed her post-graduate degree in teaching in 2012 and was mentioned in the VTCT beauty magazine for her work.

 

She then went on to teach in an academy 3 days a week on her days off from college (& weekends) for 4 years where she gained more experience from individuals all over the UK; travelling to Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Liverpool, London Heathrow, London Docklands and Edinburgh

Ashaa has spent more than half her life in beauty and feels that she can share her skills with your company expanding her own knowledge in the process. Now teaching and assessing for VTCT in her local college as well as running her own beauty room providing treatments – adding on training starting with Eye Tonic will be her next step.

>> View All Of Aasha's Luton Courses

Emma Prow

Arbroath Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Emma our Arbroath based trainer. Emma has a passion for all aspects of beauty and is always wanting to learn the latest techniques in beauty treatments. Emma has been working in the industry for over 11 years. She started working on a self-employed basis in a salon then moved on to working as a mobile therapist, she also worked in a spa for several years.

 

Emma completed her teaching award in early 2021 and is looking forward to the new chapter of her beauty career. Emma can’t wait to help and support students in their Eye Tonic training courses.

>> View All Of Emma's Arbroath Courses

Kathy Bacchus

Manchester/Swinton Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Kathy our Manchester-based Trainer. Kathy switched careers from HR Consultancy to Beauty Therapy in 2020 & has gone from strength to strength, opening her own gorgeous Home Salon.

 

She has exclusively trained across a wide range of Beauty Services with Award-Winning Training Academics, including Nsi, Jane Bryan, By KASO, Devon Lash Dolls, CS Hair & Beauty, & Goddess Make-up.

 

She has just successfully completed her Aesthetics Lip Filler/ Botox Training with North-West Award-winning Ask-Academy. She is passionate about providing quality services to her clients and empowering them to look & feel absolutely amazing.

 

Kathy just successfully completed her AET Level 3 as Trainer & is looking forward to welcoming you, supporting your training with Eye Tonic, so that you can deliver 5-star services to your clients.

>> View All Of Kathy's Manchester/Swinton Courses

Julia Thomson

Kirkcaldy Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Julia our Kirkcaldy trainer, Julia has been in the Beauty industry for 23 years after graduating from Edinburgh Telford college with an HND in Beauty Therapy in 1999 and has been self-employed for the last 16 years and her business is The Vintage Beauty Lounge. Julia loves her job and everything beauty.

 

Julia spent 10 years lecturing Beauty and Nails at Elmwood college but then had her children and had to find a balance.
She now works in her beauty studio part-time and is a single mum to two wonderful children and is now excited to be a trainer for the fabulous Lady Tonic.

 

Life is busy but she wouldn’t have it any other way! Julia can’t wait to meet you all and get you trained up so you too can enjoy a long career in the industry.

>> View All Of Julia's Kirkcaldy Courses

Shannon Kerr

Middlesbrough Beauty Trainer | Eye Tonic Lash & Brow Educator

 

Meet Shannon, our Middlesbrough based trainer. Shannon is 28 years old and has been in the industry for 12 years, having experience in high end spas, opened up salons including her own and mobile therapies.

 

Shannon has been teaching for 8 years and has a passion for education. Providing a range of beauty courses in a newly opened training academy in Teesside including advanced beauty such as: hydrafacials, microblading and laser hair removal.

 

Shannon has continued to grow within the industry and is currently working towards her master’s degree in education and training to ensure the best quality of teaching is available.

 

Shannon has joined the Eye Tonic team to share her knowledge and skills with lash and brow treatments, providing a safe and comfortable environment to allow others to learn and achieve.

>> View All Of Shannon's Middlesbrough Courses