The Team

The Team

Therapists & Aesthetics

Topaz are happy to offer you guidance and support with all your beauty needs, and are pleased to offer advice and guidance for those extra special occasions – weddings and “special birthdays” etc.

Please review details of all treatments available on our price information page, the prices shown are for both Ladies and Gents treatment (where applicable).

Paola D’Urso 

Paola qualified as a beauty therapist in 1984 and opened the beauty salon in 1986 at the family run business in Watford. Before opening her own salon Paola worked at Champney’s in Tring and now specialises in CACI and she is delighted to be able to provide you with the latest facial treatment “Intraceuticals”. Paola also provides training for waxing and specialises in Brazilians and Hollywoods.

Qualifications:

  • CACI
  • Intraceuticals
  • CIBTAC Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology
  • CIBTAC Practical Therapy
  • ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Body Massage

Sharon Paice

Sharon joined Topaz in 1998 and has been a dedicated beauty therapist with the family run business. Sharon is qualified in all aspects of beauty therapy and specialises in eyelash extensions.

Qualifications:

  • Lash Perfect Eyelash Extensions
  • CACI
  • Intraceuticals
  • CIBTAC Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology
  • CIBTAC Practical Therapy
  • ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Body Massage

 

Harvey Lotto

Harvey is a fully qualified and insured massage therapist and has been in the industry for 15 years. She provides a full consultation before your massage to gage your needs, the best type of treatment and rule out any contra-indications. Massage therapy provides relaxation and relief to any degree of muscle strain and fatigue. A therapeutic massage may also improve your health. There are many benefits to massage therapy, including physical, emotional and psychological improvements to the body.

  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Full Body Massage
  • Hot Stones Massage

Maxine Collins

Maxine is a fully qualified, licensed, insured and approved specialist by the health authority. With nearly 20 years experience in the beauty industry, she has trained with the leading companies in Permanent Make up such as Nouveau Contour. She is highly respected as one of the best permanent makeup artists in the UK in providing safe, stunning permanent makeup. Maxine likewise performs cosmetic medical tattooing for clients with nipple reconstruction, areola, alopecia, vitiligo and camouflage for burns and scars.

Dr. Freddie Otto BChD 1987

Freddie has a special interest in non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques and has been treating patients for this since 2006.

He believes that being qualified in dentistry allows him to be perfectly placed to practice these techniques using botox and restylane. He believes in creating a soft natural vitalised appearance.

 

Gabriel Ghinea – Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner

We over 9 years experience Gabriel’s main interest is full face rejuvenation, using natural hyaluronic acid and different vitamin cocktails through mesotherapy. He is also one of the first UK practitioners to be trained in the use of the award winning ‘Profhilo’, a Bio Remodelling Treatment for skin laxity.