The Team

Laura Bell

Laura Bell is an award winning Lash Artist and Educator, and has over 20 years experience within the Beauty Industry. Initially training in Nails and going on to study NVQ L3 in Beauty Therapy. Laura has trained with some of the top names in the industry and regularly attends events and conferences. After having several successful salons across the UK Laura has decided to expand her training and has introduced Laura Bell Academy UK. Laura now owns an extremely successful Salon and separate Training Academy in Cornwall and has her own brand of Lash Supplies which supply to Lash Artists all over the world. Laura is the first in the UK to bring us a Lash Supplies shop, which we will see opening in July 2020.

Natalie Whatmore

Natalie Whatmore has been in the beauty industry for just over 3 years.
Natalie has worked closely with Laura for the last 3 years and in that time has developed her skills so that she can live her true passion of educating and supporting others on their journey into the beauty industry.
Natalie currently works at Laura’s salon in Cornwall where she continues to work a full column. Natalie is also an amazing wife to her husband and a brilliant mum to 2 beautiful young boys.

Ami Gould

Ami is the award-winning owner and educator at Lash Queens UK in Portsmouth, Hampshire. She started her business 10 years ago offering a variety of beauty treatments, and quickly found her passion for Lashes & Brows. After entering and winning the 1st place Award in the Brow Category of the Lashbase Lash & Brow Competition, Ami decided to take her career to the next level. She decided to extend her expertise, knowledge and skill to others and become an educator. Ami regularly attends workshops and events to keep her knowledge fresh and up-to-date. Lash Queens UK Training Academy launched at the beginning of 2020 and promises to offer quality, industry-led courses.

Katie Fearns

Katie Fearns started lashing 3 years ago and left her full time NHS job early this year to establish her own training academy in Liverpool. Katie specialises in russian volume eyelash extensions and was lucky enough to place top 3 in the English Nail, Brow & Lash awards 2020 under the category of ‘eyelash extension specialist of the year’.

 

“I’m incredibly passionate about training and providing the highest quality to my students, you can usually find me watching a lecture about lashing, researching lashing, or practicing lashing!” ~ Katie

Emma Dunkley

Emma Dunkley has been a working therapist for over 20 years and has worked in all environments. Emma initially started as a spa therapist in a health spa then went on to work as a therapist in a high-end salon treating celebrity clients. Emma has always loved treating regular clients so over the years I have set up various businesses which has given me lots of experience. About seven years ago Emma took a degree level course to teach beauty therapy. She initially got a job with a skincare company as their trainer traveling nationwide. Emma then decided to work closer to home again so three years ago she set up The Waters Edge Retreat in Hayle, Cornwall. This is a health and wellbeing centre combined with a training school. It has been wonderful to collaborate with Laura Bell and teach her courses. She is a great coach and mentor and dedicated to her business and students, as I am too.

Lisa Rowe

Lisa Rowe is the owner of a beautiful Lash Boutique in Farnham, Surrey.

 

Lisa’s Lash Career started in 2014, when she trained with the award winning Wilma Dunn. Lisa moved to Marbella and started working at Marbella Beauty Academy where she developed a passion to educate and share my lash knowledge with the next generation of Lash Artists. In 2017, Lisa returned the UK and became one of the most sort after lash tech’s in her area. Lisa quickly became fully booked working 7 days a week. 18 months later she had the keys to her first salon, and now Meraki can offer training to ambitious women and work as part of an amazing team.

 

Meraki (Greek) Definition – To do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work.