Established in 2006, Karan Francis is an elite “Derm circle gold” skin care clinic offering retail products & treatments where skin health is our ultimate goal.
We use only the finest ingredients available to ensure the health of your skin, nails and lashes are maintained and enhanced both whilst in our care and in your home.
Our team of experienced professional skin care therapists, nail technicians and lash artists are on hand to deliver cutting edge therapies using the latest products and treatment innovations our industry has to offer.
Awarded for our commitment to excellence and outstanding customer service, experience professional, personalised skin and body care, where your needs will always come first.
” From our hands to you “
Dip Ref. ITEC CIDESCO
Kara-Lyn Macaulay – Proprietor of Karan Francis Health & Beauty Clinic, Est. 2006, began her career in the beauty industry in 1997. A Business & Marketing Graduate, Kara-Lyn is a CIDESCO trained therapist, qualifying from the prestigious Roberta Meechan college. As a Skin care expert, passion for the industry and a desire to offer award winning treatments has enabled her to win the esteemed accolade of
“UK Beauty Therapist of The Year 2010 & 2012”
Her commitment to the persuit of excellence and maintaining professional standards for the Dermalogica brand has gained her Dermalogica Brand Ambassador status in 2019, representing the number 1 choice for skin care professionals world wide.
A consummate professional, Kara-Lyn and her team strive to deliver exceptional standards of customer service, following the industries professional code of ethics at all times. Compassionate and uncomplaicent, Kara-Lyn believes in & instills in her associates the mantra of karma
‘Do unto others as you would have done unto yourself’,
encouraging inner peace and ultimate wellbeing with each and every treatment.
Jillian Irwin qualified as a beauty therapist in 2012. After working at sea for several years she joined the Karan Francis team in 2015.
An expert Dermalogica Skin care therapist, Jillian specialises in facials and holistic treatments and is passionate about delivering a personalised service to each and every cllient.
“I love the social side of beauty, getting to meet new & old clients each day and having a chat as I work, my clients always leave feeling amazing, inside & out “
Iren McKeown qualified as a Beauty Therapist in 1993 and joined our team in 2007 bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the clinic from salons & spas both in the UK and abroad.
Iren posesses healing hands & a therapeutic touch that comes only with experience and specialises in massage and alternative therapies such as :-
Aromatherapy, Hopi Ear candles, Indian Head Massage, Advanced Massage & Hot Stone Massage.
Arlene Johnston joined the Karan Francis team in 2015 having trained as a Beauty Therapist in 2007.
As team leader and A real perfectionist in everything that she does, Arlene loves carrying out all beauty treatments, from relaxing Facials to waxing, lash enhancements and nails.
Arlene prides herself in delivering excellence in every aspect of her work “I love my job, making people look and feel good is the best reason to come to work every day.”
Kelly is a CIDESCO trained Therapist qualifying from the prestigious Roberta Mechan International College of Beauty. With 12 years experience in Beauty Therapy having previously owned her own salon, she has a particular passion for nail treatments, advanced waxing & spray tanning.
Shanalee is a level 5 Qualified therapist currently completing her assessor award in Beauty Therapy. She is a diligent nail technician and loves carrying out massage and Holistic therapies. Her empathetic nature makes a visit with Shanalee a treat for mind and body as she ensures her clients are comfortable and cared for whilst delivering a high standard of service in her treatments.
Jill Robinson qualified as a beauty therapist in 2013, joining the Karan Francis team in 2016. An NVQ level 5 Therapist, Jill is a perfectionist in every treatment she performs. Her favourite treatment is nail enahncements, an artistic flair makes her a natural at gel nail art creating diverse & cutting edge designs to suit each client with a flawless finish.
laEllie Adair joined the Karan Francis Team in 2023, although her healing hands have been hard at work for some time with our neighbours Escapades hairdressers.
A qualified beauty therapist, her favourite treatments are natural nail manicures, skin treatments, tinting and waxing.
She especially loves meeting new clients and building relationships with her clients within the salon.
“Making sure my clients feel comfortable and realxed during their treatment is whats most important to me in my job”
Tasha has been a qualifed beauty therapist since 2006. With over 16 years experience, she is passionate about dermalogica skincare and loves delivering professional skincare treatments. She enjoys performing a wide variety of beauty treatments and holds certification in advanced waxing services.