Alchemy is a health and well-being retreat which focuses on transforming people from the inside out by using a little bit of nature’s magic. Often referred to as a universal elixir Alchemy is a unique concept that prides itself on the best health and beauty services and products within the Staffordshire area. Whatever your desire or need will be catered for from the moment you step through the gated courtyard.
“EMBRACE AND LOVE YOUR BODY. It’s the most amazing thing you will ever own”
Our Owners – Sister Act
Alchemy is owned by sister’s Hannah Ault & Laura Price whom since childhood had the dream of opening their very own health and wellbeing retreat.
The retreat is run by Laura whom is a renowned skincare, nail and beauty specialist with more than 15 years’ experience within the industry.
Hannah, whom is also a therapist and is Sales & Marketing Director at Valentine Clays, oversees the marketing and general day to day business.
Laura Price - Alchemy Beauty Manager
Laura Price is Alchemy’s co-owner and extremely talented Therapist. Laura runs the day to day activities at Alchemy and has several year’s experience within the industry having worked as a head therapist for a local spa and a lecturer at Newcastle-Under-Lyme College.
Laura’s skills are:
~ Holistic therapies
~ Skin care advice and knowledge
~ Make up artist (trained at Shepperton Studios in London)
~ An avid snowboarder
Fallon McCabe - Alchemy Salon Manager
Fallon McCabe, who manages Alchemy, has a wealth of experience having recently worked as the Front of House Manager at the nature inspired Thyme Hotel & Spa in the Cotswolds. She will ensure the cogs keep turning at Alchemy and will be able to assist you with any booking, service and appointment questions and/or queries.
Fallon’s skills are:
~ Keeping Alchemy running
~ Having a friendly and welcoming personality
Emma-Lou Tschubenko - Senior Beauty Therapist
Emma-Lou has an extensive career within the beauty world including owning her own salon Lou Lou’s Beauty Boutique for over two years. With over 11 years experience having worked in spas at land and at sea including Rookery Hall, the Buxton Crescent Hotel, and Steiner Transocean, Emma-Lou has also completed a BSc Spa Management Degree at the University of Derby.
An extremely knowledgeable therapist Emma-Lou is renowned for her sugaring skills, which are hard to find, and her body & massage treatments are one of the most relaxing you will ever experience.
Emma-Lou’s skills are:
~ Hair removal (Sugaring in particular)
~ Her ability to ensure all clients feel at ease & have a fabulous treatment
Paige Currall - Senior Beauty Therapist
Paige Currall, is our Senior Beauty Therapist, having spent 7 years working as a therapist having completed a levle 2 Beauty Thearpy – Specialised qualification in 2016 & level 3 in Beauty, Spa Therapy, and Theatrical, Special Effects Media Hair & Makeup. Paige has also been trained by Kirsty Meakin, a world award winning and scratch award winning nail technician. Although she may be the youngest of our team don’t let that fool you, Paige is the most clued into the latest trends and looks when it comes to make-up and an all rounder when it comes to beauty services.
Paige’s skills are:
~ Make-up application
~ Fashionable nail art
~ A natural talent when it comes to beauty
Corin Swift - Nail Technician
Corin Swift, is our talented Nail Technician, who has nearly 20 years worth of experience having ran her own health & beauty business. Corin specialising in nails and prides herself on creating colourful creations that make her customers smile.
Corin’s skills are:
~ Keeping focused on the lastest fashion & trends
~ Attention to detail
Stacey - Aesthetics Practitioner
Stacey Bamford MSC, BSC, RNDipHe is an Advanced Practitioner within the NHS and has been qualified for 15 years. Stacey has a Masters qualification in Advanced practice and has trained in advanced aesthetics with award winning provider cosmetic courses.
Stacey will be help to restore volume loss, soften lines and and give a fresher, more youthful appearance.
Stacey skills include:
~ Advising on aesthetic treatments
~ Helping to restore
~ Always honest with her advice
Sienna Millward - Front of House
Sienna Millward, our delightful Front of House, is studying a BTEC in Business Studies at Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College.
Sienna is our friendliest member of the team who greets every customer with her sparkling smile and will be on hand to assist with any additional needs, and is an expert with any fashion orientated questions too.