Charlene McMahon : Clinic Director
Charlene graduated from the renowned Fernanda Scapatticci College of Beauty Therapy in 2005, the College thought so highly of Charlene they invited her back to work alongside them in their college, it was here where Charlene was fortunate enough to be trained by the renowned Fernanda Scapatticci herself CIDESCO international examiner and who Charlene credits with evolving her into the therapist she is today.
Charlene has worked in many high end salons and clinics across Ireland over the last 13 years. Therapie Clinic and the International Institute of Anti-Ageing are amongst her favourite.
It was while she was working for both these companies she found her passion for Skin with Environ Skin Care and Laser hair removal with the candela medical grade system . She believes so much in the brands they’re her most popular treatments in her clinic today.
While skin and laser are her main passion she is continuously updating her skills. Her main area of expertise is Environ/ CST skin needling and Laser Hair Removal which compliment her results driven nature.
In 2015 she was awarded as an NSI educator and she is now an NSI educator for Nail Systems Ireland. Charlene teaches on site in her clinic in Carrickmacross.
Touch and Glow have also been nominated and placed as winners and finalists in the IIAA Salon of the Year Awards for the last 5 years 2013-2018 for Jane Iredale and Environ. The Clinic won Beauty Salon of the Year at The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards for 2016. In 2017 they won Best Nail Salon of the Year in The Irish Hair and Beauty Awards and Charlene herself was finalist as Beauty Therapist of the Year along with the clinic being a finalist again for Beauty Salon of the year.
As a salon owner Charlene thrives on results. She is constantly upskilling the salon with the latest trends from the beauty industry.
“I’m very proud to work with like-minded people that are dedicated, uplifting, kind and focused. This is what has helped me mould the successful Clinic I have today. All of my therapists are sent on rigorous training and are constantly updating their skills to meet the needs of all our clients.
Every member of the Touch and Glow team is carefully selected to ensure they complement and enhance the environment that has been so carefully crafted for our valued clients. I am extremely lucky to have such a great Team of girls.”
Cathy Smith : Front Of House Manager Ardee
Cathy has been part of the Touch & Glow Team since May 2017 working as part of our Front Of House Team. She has worked in many areas of customer service along with working in the beauty Industry for the last 3 years; Cathy graduated from Cavan Institute in 2014 with a qualification for hairdressing and then furthered her studies in Nails, qualifying as a nail technician in December 2015.
Cathy has worked in previous hair & beauty salons as a junior hairstylist, nail technician & front of house receptionist. She has also attended training with Image skincare, Environ Skincare and Candela our medical Grade laser to ensure she can answer all your questions and queries. Cathy has also recently completed training with a Beauty & Business Expert to further her customer service & front of house skills. She has also completed further training with Phorest Salon software to further her skills with Stock Control & keeping the salon running smoothly at all times.
Cathy loves meeting all the clients on a daily basis, always ensuring that each client that comes through our salon’s door receives the best possible service on each visit to the clinic.
‘’It is an absolute pleasure to work alongside the amazing team of girls here at Touch & Glow and to be part of such an innovative team in such a highly regarded clinic.’’
Louise McMahon: Carrickmacross Clinic Co-Ordinator
Louise has been part of the Touch and Glow Team working as Front of House Receptionist since September 2017. She has worked in customer service for the last 5 years. Louise has recently qualified in Acrylic Nails with Touch & Glow Training Academy & will leave no set of nails undone. Louise has also completed a course with a business expert to ensure the best customer care is given to all our clients.
She has a very friendly & bubbly demeanour; this can be seen by every client as they walk through the door. She helps maintain a calm & efficient salon environment & prides herself in the highest standard of customer service ensuring all clients at Touch & Glow leave feeling happy.
Louise’s favourite part of working in Touch and Glow is that she is always learning something new with fantastic training and working with a great team of girls, everybody helps each other.