We aim to provide the latest beauty and holistic treatments by highly qualified and experienced therapists.
This very successful salon has been providing the people of Aberdare with the latest and most relaxing of treatments for nearly 20 years. Managed by proprietor Debbie Jones and a team of highly qualified therapists Mirror Image Beauty provides the widest range of beauty and holistic treatments imaginable. From waxing to a range of massage treatments, there is something for everyone. Even the Gents!
Meet the team!
Debbie Jones – Salon Proprietor
Debbie is a fully qualified therapist, Nail technician and educator. She opened the doors to Mirror Image in May 1997 and her business has become a popular and well known establishment in the Cynon Valley.
Specializing in all nail treatments Debbie offers the latest brands and treatments to her clientele and ensures that all therapists are fully trained and qualified in the treatments that they provide. She says ‘Professionalism is extremely important to me and I want our clients to feel that they are in safe hands when they visit our salon. I like to offer treatments that clients are familiar with and that are well known within the beauty industry’
Amy Horton – Senior Therapist
Amy has been a therapist at Mirror Image for 14 years and although she spends most of her time at a nail desk she offers nearly every treatment on the treatment menu.
A talented therapist in all aspects of beauty and offering almost all of our treatments, Amy can transform your nails into elegant, shiny talons or pamper you into a deep sense of relaxation. Amy can make you feel ‘like a new woman’ with her expertise and calming nature.
Jo Riden – Senior Nail Technician
Jo joined the Mirror Image team as a nail technician four years ago and has since trained in Lashes enhancements, spray tanning, waxing and Facial therapy.
Jo’s real passion is Shellac manicures and she enjoys mixing various colours to create the perfect shade for her clients. Jo’s loves to add glitter and diamantes to her client’s nails and she believes that one can never have too much sparkle added to your nails.
Jo is also trained in HD Brows, St Tropez spray tan, waxing and all lash treatments.
Alexandra Connelly – Senior Massage/Beauty Therapist
Alex joined the Mirror image while training to become a level 2 therapist and has returned to us as a full time member of the team. Alex has qualifications in Beauty therapy and attended Cardiff University where she gained a degree in Complementary therapies. She has ‘Magic hands’ and can soothe even the tightest muscles into a relaxed state.
Alex also loves to try new treatments and is becoming an excellent nail technician and make-up artist, and she is an official HD Brows Stylist.
Katie Withers – Beauty Therapist /Nail Technician
Katie has been with us for 3 years and is a popular therapist with all of our clients. She absolutely loves her job and enjoys all treatments. However, she has an amazing flair with nail enhancements and she loves a challenge when it comes to creating new designs for the more adventurous clients.
Katie is forever updating her skills with new treatments and offers most of the treatments available. Katie is also a wonderful Facial and massage therapist and can relax even the most stressed out client.
Jasmine Brookman – Beauty Therapist
Jasmine joined Mirror Image as a student 5 years ago and offers a number of our salon treatments including Female Intimate waxing. She is an amazing wax therapist and ensures that these uncomfortable services are as quick and painless as possible . An excellent massage therapist, Jasmine can relieve aching muscles leaving any client feeling soothed yet revitalised.
Joanne Louise Riden – Receptionist/Public Relations Manager
Joanne is the ‘Welcoming Commitee’. She is the voice at the other end of the phone, booking client appointments and organizing our training diary. Joanne keeps us up to date on social media and ensures that the salon is running smoothly.
Joanne will always greet you with a pleasant smile and a helpful manner, and being the first person the clients see, she is always at the ready to model the latest nail colour or newest shade of tan. If we do it, Joanne has had it done.
Laura Reid – Junior Therapist/Nail Technician
Laura is qualified at NVQ level2 Beauty Therapy and is currently studying NVQ level3 At Merthyr College. She also has a qualification in Acrylic Nail Extensions and is always keen to learn new skills. She is also training in Spray tan, semi permanent lashes and threading alongside her college studies.
Laura is going to be a great nail technician as well as a Beauty Therapist and is always on the lookout for willing clients to practice new skills on.
Shannon Forsythe – Junior Nail Technician/Therapist
Shannon has been with the team working as a Saturday junior since she was 15 and is still at University studying Criminology.
She is a talented nail technician and spends hours creating bespoke nail designs for clients wishing to add something more interesting to their nail polish. Shannon enjoys creating long celebrity inspired talons with plenty of colour.
Also trained in spray tanning, lash and brow treatments and manicure and pedicure Shannon can ‘Glamorise’ just about anyone.
Louisa Payne – Apprentice Beauty Therapist
Louisa is our latest addition to the team. She is currently studying NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy and has already proved herself to be a valuable member of our team. Currently specialising in Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing, Lash and Brow enhancement, Facial and Make-up, Louisa has already completed Beauty Guild accredited courses in Spray tan, Semi-permanent Lash extensions, Threading and Shellac.
She is also qualified in Acrylic nail extensions and is currently offering the service at a cheaper price to gain experience.