Professional skin care from the Portsdown Skin & Beauty Team
The Portsdown Skin and Beauty team of specialist skin doctors and therapists, will offer you the most comprehensive skin advice, consultations and treatment services, here on your door-step, in the Portsmouth area, close to the Hampshire and Sussex border.
With an extensive portfolio of medical, minor skin surgery, non-surgical aesthetics and beauty expertise, our highly qualified team will ensure you get the best and most appropriate advice and treatment plans, personalised to your own needs.
Dr. Richard Mannings
MBBS London, DRCOG, DFFP, MSc, MRCGP
Dr Richard Mannings has practiced as a GP for over 25 years and has specialist expertise in aesthetics treatments and ultrasound-scanning. He has developed a large following of customers due to his vision and skill in enhancing the shape and volume in lips. Dermal filler treatments and Botox treatments are his speciality, and he is a trainer to other doctors wanting these qualifications.
BTEC Diploma Levels 2 and 3 and ITEC Advanced Diploma in body massage, make up and advanced waxing
ITEC Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
FHT Deep Tissue
FHT Lymphatic Drainage
Katie Margetts heads up the skin and beauty clinic. Katie trained as a beauty therapist under an Estee Lauder scholarship at their flagship stores and has worked in the industry for over 18 years.
She spent ten years working for Estee Lauder’s sister brand Clinique, where she became a business manager, before working as a make up artist for Yves Saint Laurent. After joining the Champneys Group, she moved to London to build a brand new salon and spa group, Dove Spa.
Katie is an accredited and trained therapist for Dermalogica, Sienna X, and Airbase, and a certified practitioner in Micro-needling, Microdermabrasion and Agera Skin Peels.
Katie combines running the clinic with her work providing specialised treatments to clients.
Exercise Rehabilitation Physiologist
Lisa Millson is a qualified Exercise Rehabilitation Physiologist. With 25 years experience in the Health & Sports Industry, Lisa began her career as an Exercise teacher. She obtained her Royal Society of Arts qualification in anatomy, physiology and sports related injuries. She went on to study at Southampton University where she completed her GP Referral qualification, which is endorsed by British Association of Sports and Exercise Science (BASES). Lisa’s specialised work and rehabilitation then began, working out of the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth for 25 years. Lisa is also qualified in massage and reflexology. She can tailor programmes for clients with conditions such as Parkinson’s, post stroke victims, multiple sclerosis, arthritis (all types), cardiac rehabilitation phase 4, asthma/COPD, sports injuries and knee & hip replacements.
Senior Beauty Therapist
BTEC Diploma Levels 2 and 3
Qualified practitioner in Dermalogica, Airbase, Sienna X, CACI, Lash Perfect and HD Brows.
Amy joins Portsdown Skin and Beauty from November 2015 as a Senior Therapist.
Amy has twelve years experience as a Senior Beauty Therapist and is qualified to provide a broad range of beauty and aesthetic treatments. Amy has spent the past twelve years delivering exceptional service in a high-end salon environment. She is a CACI Ambassador and also lectures on all areas of Beauty Therapy at Highbury College and Chichester College.
VTCT make up Level 3
Special effects make up. Photographic, scarring and camouflage make up
Beth joins Portsdown Skin & Beauty as our Receptionist.
Having been a client of the clinic for some years, Beth has previously worked for Benefit cosmetics. Beth joins us following taking some time out for travel. She brings a wealth of beauty and retail knowledge to our team. Make up and brows are her forte and she will be offering master classes in these in the near future.