Rachel Nicholson is an Advanced Aesthetic Practitioner and an Independent Nurse Prescriber with over 30 years of clinical experience and comes from a strong, varied medical background including Primary Health Care, and in the NHS/private sector. Rachel worked as an Assistant Director of Nursing prior to specialising in aesthetics and worked for two years for a large aesthetic company providing advanced aesthetic treatments.
Rachel has received her training from leading cosmetic surgeons, and advanced aesthetic practitioners and maintains her knowledge by attending conferences, seminars and workshops in aesthetic and cosmetic treatments, updating her treatments as new technologies emerge. Rachel combines her medical knowledge with a passion for providing Anti-wrinkle injections, Dermal fillers, Dermal Needling and Medical skin peels to name just a few to offer her clients a truly unique aesthetics experience.
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6th August 2023
You can’t escape the Sun!
When we think of protecting our skin from damage, we often consider sun exposure outdoors as the primary culprit. However, there are hidden threats that can harm our skin even in unexpected situations, such as on cloudy days or when we’re indoors near windows. In this blog, we will delve into why skin can be […]
30th July 2023
The Importance of Seeking Qualified Professionals for Injectable Skincare Treatments
In recent years, injectable skincare treatments such as wrinkle-relaxing injections and dermal fillers have gained popularity for their ability to enhance facial aesthetics. However, it is crucial to recognise that these procedures involve delicate and complex structures of the face. To ensure safe and effective outcomes, it is incredibly important to seek the expertise of qualified and […]
12th June 2023
Skin Microneedling – what is it and how does it work?
What is Skin Microneedling? Skin micro-needling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that stimulates the production of collagen in the skin. Collagen is a protein found in the skin that keeps it looking firm, plump, and youthful. As we age, the natural collagen production in our skin decreases, leading to […]
28th March 2023
Natural changes to the texture and condition of our skin
The skin’s natural production of collagen and elastin – the building blocks that give our skin its shape, volume and definition – begins to decline as we get older. As a result, fine lines and wrinkles begin to appear, but these aren’t the only signs of the skin’s natural ageing process. As we get older, […]
9th March 2023
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring polysaccharide that is found in virtually every tissue of the body. It helps keep your skin hydrated and supple by binding large amounts of water molecules, while also maintaining the elasticity and firmness of your skin cells. By replenishing HA levels in the skin, we can help the […]
20th February 2023
What’s the secret to healthy and radiant skin? Some good quality skincare products!
Our skin is an organ, and just like other organs in our body, it changes with age. It loses its elasticity and the production of collagen slows down. This leads to fine lines, wrinkles, dryness, and dullness. While skincare products can help keep skin hydrated and moisturized, they can’t reverse the signs of ageing. The […]
2nd February 2023
Top 10 skincare tips for when the weather is cold!
With the temperature dropping significantly (we hit -11 degrees a couple of weeks ago!), I thought it was a good time to provide some top tips for cold-weather care for your amazing skin. The cold, wet and windy weather can cause flare ups of a range of skin conditions (including eczema) and constantly shuffling between […]
23rd January 2023
Eat a rainbow! (of fruit and veg, not skittles)
We all know that eating a balanced diet is beneficial for our health and wellbeing, but do you know how the vitamins and minerals in the food we eat can benefit our skin? That’s what this blog is all about! So which vitamins and minerals are important for our skin’s health? Vitamin A is important […]
21st January 2023
Soap – not always your skin’s best friend!
Did you get some beautifully packaged soaps for Christmas? It’s a lovely gift and always smells amazing – perfect for displaying in the bathroom or storing in drawers with your clothes to keep them smelling fresh. However, these highly fragranced soaps aren’t always the best from a skincare perspective. Soap can dry out your delicate […]
25th May 2022
Your skin is in safe hands at Younger U Aesthetics!
Earlier this month I renewed my Save Face membership, and for those of you who aren’t familiar with the organisation, I just wanted to explain a little about who they are, what they do, and why I am passionate about being a Save Face accredited practitioner (with Excellence Status – which is awarded to practitioners […]
Skin Rejuvenation Treatments
This month’s blog about the skincare treatments available here at Younger U Aesthetics is all about Skin Rejuvenation Treatments – in particular, 3D Dermaforce Advanced Radiofrequency Microneedling. As we get older, the production of collagen and elastin – the main structural proteins in tissue that give it shape and allow it to ‘bounce back’ after […]
When it comes to non-surgical aesthetics treatments, there’s so much more to what we do here at Younger U Aesthetics than lip enhancements treatments – though these are very popular! We offer a whole host of treatments designed to help you feel more comfortable in your own skin and release your skin’s inner radiance. Over […]
Outdoor parties planned this Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend?
With the long bank holiday weekend for the Queen’s Jubilee fast approaching, and the promise of picnics, garden parties and street gatherings a-plenty, it’s worth gently reminding everyone to break out the SPF and protect your delicate skin, even if it’s cloudy! Here are our top tips for taking care of your skin this Summer: […]
14th November 2020
Top tips for taking care of your skin this winter
With the country in lockdown again, I wanted to share some practical tips to help you take care of your beautiful skin more effectively this Winter, whilst you can’t access the medical aesthetic skin treatments that you may want to! Here are my top tips for winter skincare: Exfoliate with caution! As we age, our skin […]
15th October 2020
Is it time to switch up your skincare regime?
Have you noticed that as the weather changes, the needs of your skin change and your tried and trusted skincare products aren’t quite working for you in the same way as they did previously? This is perfectly natural. During the warm weather of the summer months, there is an increase in oil production from the […]
8th September 2020
Have you heard about Profhilo?
After closing the Younger U Aesthetics clinic for a number of months as per government guidance during the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s been wonderful to see so many of my patients in the last few weeks! I know things look a little different in the clinic to ensure patient safety is prioritised, but one thing that […]
21st March 2020
Dermal Fillers – not just for lip enhancement treatments!
One of the most popular treatments here at Younger U Aesthetics is lip enhancement treatments. An article for the Aesthetics Edit (found here: https://aedit.com/procedure/lip-augmentation-and-injections) found that in the US, the use of soft tissue fillers (including Hyaluronic Acid based fillers) has increased by 312% since 2000, as non-surgical aesthetic ‘tweakments’ have become more mainstream and any […]
13th February 2020
Spring is on its way!
Spring is on its way (apparently) and it’s not unusual to feel compelled to have a good sort out and spring clean in preparation for the long, sunny days ahead. We spring clean our homes, our garages, our wardrobes, but when was the last time you spring cleaned your skincare regime? Here are some things […]
15th November 2019
Skincare injectables – the rise of a new generation of injectable aesthetic treatments
Over the last few years, dermatologists and skincare laboratories have been developing new injectable skincare treatments that offer results beyond those we see from traditional (but still popular!) wrinkle relaxing treatments and dermal fillers. It’s not to say that these treatments are losing popularity – they are still extremely effective – but there is now […]
15th August 2019
Considering a ‘Tweakment’?
Does your skin need a little lift? Perhaps it’s not quite looking its usual radiant best and you are considering a non-surgical aesthetic treatment to help you feel more comfortable and confident in your own beautiful skin? Don’t fret – it’s not just wrinkle relaxing treatments and dermal filler treatments that we offer in clinic, […]