Jill MacKenzie is the founder and CEO of Jenson Beauty Academy. . From side hustle to profitable reality, Jill beat the odds when she took her beauty business from a handful of clients, to successfully owning two salons. With the odds stacked against her, raising a newborn at 17, whilst working a full time 9-5, Jill is the epitome of hard work & following your passion.
Now, having accumulated over 25 years of experience within the beauty industry and feeling impassioned by the joy of running two successful salons, Jill founded Jenson Beauty Academy in order to educate other ambitious women eager to enter the beauty business. After a consistent struggle to find employees that matched her standards of perfection and finding that local college teaching methods were out - dated, Jill created the academy so as to fast-track others success and encourage higher standards to improve the industry as a whole. Jill offers a range of online courses and 1:1 coaching to take beauty entrepreneurs from start up to salon ready in no time. Core of excellence: Lashes, Brows
Pauline Pauline qualified in Beauty Therapy in 1990 which led to job at Stobo Castle Health Spa. There she gained a wide range of knowledge in all aspects of Beauty and Spa therapies before deciding to take off and explore the world on Cruise ships. She returned 4 years later and continued in land-based spas before moving her focus to teaching beauty therapy.
For the last 20 years Pauline has been involved in teaching and training beauty and holistic therapies in colleges and salons and at the same time keeping up to date with emerging trends in the Industry.
Pauline enjoys all aspects of training and get lots of satisfaction seeing people use their new skills to start a career in the Beauty industry. Core of excellence: All aspects of Beauty
Becca Becca is a Professional Makeup Artist with over 9 years industry experience in Wedding, Evening and Editorial Makeup. Becca has worked for big prestige brands Clinique and Mac were she has gained a great deal of experience training to the highest level in both companies.
Becca is a fully qualified Makeup Artist and some of her work has been published in The Scottish Directory, Daily Mail and I-on magazine.
Becca's passion at school was art , she loved being creative, Makeup is now her Art. She loves how makeup can make people feel and the confidence it can give people. Believing " Self confidence is the most important element of true beauty."
Core of excellence:Make Up
Michelle I have worked in the beauty industry now for over 16 years and I am still extremely passionate about all aspects of beauty treatments. In 2004, together with a close friend, Nailz & Divine Beauty was formed and since then we have built a very successful business and loyal clientele.
In 2017 I was given the opportunity to take over the salon and now have a great team delivering the highest standard of treatments. Becoming a beauty trainer was always something I have wanted to achieve and now feel it is the natural step to take.
I look forward to meeting all my students and helping you achieve your goals within the beauty industry.
Core of excellence: Intimate Waxing
Danielle first qualified in Beauty Therapy in 1993; she went in to work at Mary Reid School of Beauty where she received training in advanced beauty techniques and gained her trainer and assessor award and began her teaching career.
From there she had her own salon for ten years before going back to training with St Tropez then Bare Mineral cosmetics. She continues to educate in salons and Colleges specialising in Nail services and advanced skincare.
Danielle loves to teach people new skills and delights in seeing students accomplish their dreams.
Core of excellence: All aspects of Beauty
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