Our Team

Our team ethos has always been about providing you with the highest quality treatments that we possibly can, performed by a team of talented, experienced, and dedicated therapists that genuinely care about your needs and well being.

From our front of house reception staff, right through to our most experienced therapists, it’s always about giving you the very best service possible, whilst making you feel as welcome, and at home at as we can.

photograph of Emma Collins, founder of Eden Beauty & Aesthetics

Emma Collins

FOUNDER & OWNER

Emma is the owner and founder of Eden Beauty & Aesthetics.

Emma says: “I’ve been a fully qualified beauty therapist for over 24 years now, and still continue to work with my clients full time at Eden. I can honestly say that I cannot imagine doing anything else! It still gives me an huge sense of satisfaction to see how our treatments can make a real difference to people’s lives, and the way they feel about themselves. Eden is their port in the storm, their little retreat from everyday life, and that makes me feel extremely grateful.”

photograph of Taz, therapist at Eden Beauty and Aesthetics, Southend-on-Sea

Taz

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Taz says: “I have been a beauty therapist for almost 22 years, it’s such a rewarding job and one that I feel passionate about. My favourite treatments to carry out are hands-on face and body treatments. Seeing the emotional and physical benefits in my clients is what makes my job so special. I really love the working environment at Eden, our lovely team, and of course my wonderful loyal clients!”

Emma says: “Taz has been part of the team for over 10 years now, and with a wealth of industry experience she has always remained a firm favourite at Eden. Taz has been blessed with the most caring and kind nature which totally enhances her amazing skills as a beauty therapist. She has a natural ability to instantly make clients feel comfortable, and at home, her genuine care for clients shines through every time.”

photograph of Amy from Eden Beauty

Amy

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Amy says: “I have over 22 years experience in the beauty industry, including being a fully qualified to teach beauty therapy. The thing that I love the most about being a therapist is being able to help people to feel good about themselves, as well as to relax. I really enjoy performing the CACI non surgical lifting facials, as well as the many specialised facials that we offer. I love meeting such a range of clients at Eden and giving them treatments in such luxurious surrounds, it reminds me of some of the top spas that I have worked in.”

Emma says: “Amy has been with us at Eden for over 2 years now, and she has proven herself to be a huge asset to our team. Amy is a highly experienced therapist, and her professional knowledge really is second to none, her teaching skills are often put to good use with her fellow team members. Amy radiants a calm, quiet confidence, which has proven to make her a very popular choice with clients and colleagues alike.”

photograph of Katie from Eden Beauty

Katie

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Katie says: “I’ve been qualified therapist for 11 years now, and I thoroughly enjoy working at Eden. The whole team get on so well, we all work brilliantly together. I love all of the treatments that I give to clients, I especially enjoy waxing and the more specialised Circadia facials.
It’s so great to have a job that you really love, getting my clients feeling and looking their best, as well as improving their well being is what it’s all about for me.”

Emma says: “Katie has been part of our team for over 4 years now, and is a real team player. Virtually unflappable, she has been a rock for me on many occasions! Katie is one of life’s people persons, she has a naturally warm and positive energy,  makes her an exceptional therapist. It is no surprise at all that Katie has build an incredible loyal following in the time that she has been at Eden, she is truly a pleasure to work alongside.”

Rosie

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Rosie says: “I’ve been a beauty therapist for over 4 years now, and my favourite thing about my job is that I get to help people feel great about themselves, I feel that self-care is so important! I absolutely love performing Elemis facials and massages, especially in an environment as luxurious as Eden.”

Emma says: “Rosie joined us at Eden almost 2 years ago now, and has proven to be an absolute star! Rosie is a very upbeat and positive team member, making her a pleasure to work with. Nothing is ever too much trouble for her, and when it comes to taking care of clients and making people feel at ease she is a complete natural.”

Daniella

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Daniella says: “I have had over 6 years experience in the beauty industry now, I love being a therapist it’s such a rewarding job. I love getting to know my clients wants and needs, and helping them to achieve their goals is a great feeling. My favourite treatments to give are hands on facials, massage, and body treatments. I have always been into my skincare, there’s no better feeling than having lovely healthy skin! I really enjoy working in a spa environment, Eden really brings that, which makes me happy in my job. Elemis is my favourite skincare brand to work with as a therapist, I really enjoy being able to develop my treatment skills and knowledge!”

Emma says: “Daniella has been part of the team at Eden for 6 months now, and as the youngest team member she is by no means the least experienced! Having worked at a range of prestigious and impressive spa hotels her experience and training is extensive. Daniella continues to impress myself and clients alike with her natural ability as a therapist. She has a very special touch, which makes any hands on treatment with her a true joy to experience! Her calm energy and warmth are sure to make any client feel at ease from the moment that they meet her. I have no doubt that Daniella will continue be a huge success at Eden.”

Debbie

RECEPTIONIST

Debbie says: “I really love the working environment at Eden, we have a great team of girls & lovely loyal clients. My favourite treatments to have are massage & CACI facials. I also love the new HIFU firming facial treatments, it’s amazing!”

Emma says: “Debbie has been on the Eden team officially for 20 years, unofficially since Eden was first established in 1998 as she is also my Mum! My Mum is my right hand woman and plays an essential roll in keeping the salon running smoothly, whilst supporting me in my role of running the business. My mum helps me in performing the many behind the scenes jobs that are essential to the running of a a successful salon. She’s built up great relationships with all of our regular clients over the many years that she has been at Eden & Eden would not be the same without her.”

Carolyn

RECEPTIONIST

Carolyn says: “Ive always loved the friendly and relaxed atmosphere at Eden, the whole team have been so helpful and have really made me feel welcome since I’ve started.
I also love that I get to work with Elemis! I’ve always been a big fan”

Emma says: “Carolyn is the newest member to our front of house team, and we extent to her the warmest of welcomes. Having been a long standing client at Eden for many years Carolyn has a great understanding of our ethos at Eden, which I’m sure will prove invaluable. Carolyn has had many years experience working in customer service, which makes her a huge asset to our ever growing team.”

Donna

RECEPTIONIST

Donna says: “I really enjoy being part of such a wonderful team at Eden. I’ve really enjoyed learning about the latest Elemis products & it’s helped me improve my own beauty regime so much. I absolutely love my Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream & never go anywhere without it! I really enjoy having relaxing massages & facials – I’ve definitely noticed huge improvement in my skin.”

Emma says: “Donna joined the Eden team in January 2021 as a part time receptionist & is also Katie’s Mum! Donna is meticulous in the way that she runs our reception – her front of house skills are superb, she is always ready with a warm smile to welcome our clients. I can always rest, assured that the salon will be spotless whilst Donna is on watch as she loves to keep busy & takes real pride in her work, nothing is too much trouble. Donna’s also had many years experience of running a business & has a true business mind.”