Combining unparalleled skill artistry and compassion to offer the very best all round service available. Located at an exclusive salon in Canterbury
Helen trained with one of the most prestigious semi-permanent make up schools in the country, for which she is now a tutor and mentor for other aspiring artists. Helen also gained education from other companies worldwide to further her knowledge.
Helen also works alongside product manufactures to improve the quality and high standard of the pigment and equipment. In 2008 Helen started teaching in the subject of cosmetic make up, and now lectures worldwide as well as working alongside dermatologists and surgeons in the subject of medical tattooing for Alopecia and cancer sufferers.
Helen has been featured on BBC news and works as an expert consultant for clients who have suffered at the hands of bad cosmetic procedures.
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Tily entered the beauty industry in 2011 focusing her passion into makeup, she progressed into the field of semi-permanent makeup where she began a 2 year intensive apprenticeship with company director Helen Porter, she has gone on to train with some of the world’s best permanent makeup artists, and has developed her own styling.
Her main love is creating soft effect eyebrows using the latest techniques to achieve a powder/ombre effect. Saying this, she is very versatile and after a thorough consultation she works with each client as an individual to produce beautifully natural results and very happy clients.
Catherine is our advanced Laser specialist with over ten years’ experience of applying various forms of laser treatment, she has a vast knowledge and understanding of client needs as well as achieving client expectations. she choose the ellipse system as it doesn’t target the water in the skin therefore using less energy and giving a better clearance than with other intense pulse light systems.
This means that although slightly more expensive per session than other systems on the market, less sessions are needed therefor making it more cost effective. Her system provides not only hair removal but photo and skin rejuvenation, removal of facial thread veins and pigmented lesions and can assist in the reduction of acne vulgarris, rosacea, and vascular lesions.
Catherine has also invested in the venus swan system which based on radio frequency technology the venus swan delivers superior results in skin tightening and fat reduction for various body and face parts, including arms, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck and face.
Sophie is our advanced skincare expert, after qualifying in beauty therapy in 2002, she has then gone on to work with major product brands Lancôme, Dermalogica and Environ.
She has trained with leading surgeon Dr Des Fernandez in a skin needling advanced chemical peeling and overall skin wellbeing. She uses a patented environ iontophoresis and low frequency sonophoresis machine that enables us to achieve results comparable to having fractionated laser treatments and also enhance the effects of botulinum toxin injections as well as reducing fatty deposits.
The skin needling treatments have become internationally recognized as the safest make effective way of treating lax skin wrinkle, scars and stretch marks. Her other field of expertise is with the laser tattoo removal.
Sophie is also now undergoing advanced training with Helen in semi permanent make up
Sophie uses her passion for her work to bring a unique and more encompassing experience for her clients.
Andrea is our Scalp Specialist, her sole focus is producing the most natural and realistic results for hair thickening and hair follicle simulation. This treatment is suitable for male and female clients who want to improve the appearance of a range of conditions from thinning hair, loss of hair due to scar’s, receding hair lines and full head treatments for alopecia. Andrea has trained under one of the world’s leading scalp artist’s Matthew Lulo and has the ongoing support from the company director Helen Porter who has been working on scalp treatments for the past 8 years. Andrea has also trained under local award winning barber Marcus George so she can master the art of creating the most flattering hair lines and creating a flawless blend of tattoo in to real hair.
Boasting ten years beauty industry experience, Michaella is known as the UK’S iconic facialist she regularly appears in the industries leading print publications which include; Woman & Home, Stella, Fabulous, and Grazia.
Michaella’s status as a facial expert for the global skin care brands of; L’Oreal Paris, Rodial, Time Bomb and Fusion Mesotherapy has seen her become the facialist of choice for several celebrities including; Frankie Bridge, Eva Herzigova, Helen Mirren and Kelly Brook.
A true skin care expert, Michaella’s knowledge of the beauty industry is unrivalled. You can find her treating clients in London’s leading hotels including; The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, The Corinthia, ME, The Ned, and of course her pop up residency here at Helen Porter Advanced Cosmetics. You can find out more about Michaella by visting her website https://michaellabolder.com/