One of the best known beauty skincare experts in the world, Nichola’s work is routinely featured in the highest profile magazines, including Vogue, In-Style and Marie Claire.

Nichola is also beauty therapist to a bevy of A-list beauties such as Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Gisele Bundchen and Gwyneth Paltrow. Known for her incredible lymphatic drainage massage and miraculous facials, Nichola’s expertise is the result of a lifetime of training and practice in a variety of holistic beauty therapies.

Working with top photographers from Terry Richardson to Patrick Demarchelier and on fashion shows for designers including Roland Mouret and Matthew Williamson, Nichola’s reputation is world class. We’re delighted to have her on the team at St. Tropez, advising us on new product development as well as using St. Tropez products on her A-list clients.


Nichola's Hints & Tips

1.It’s always important to exfoliate and prepare the skin beforehand; this should be done the day before or the morning of the treatment. Skin needs to feel soft and smooth in texture, use body polish to get skin smooth and silky and soft to the touch. Skin should then be moisturised and massaged.

2.Before application of product make sure skin is clean and dry. Use gloves and a mitt for application and start at the feet and work upwards and outwards.

3.Applying more product rather than less will ensure better coverage and less chance of streaking as the skin will more likely be covered more effectively, the excess colour and cosmetic colour guide will wash off, leaving perfectly covered tanned skin.

4.Make sure all nail beds and cuticles are covered with Vaseline or cream and remember to go over palms, soles of feet in-between toes, ears and nose with a wipe.

5.A dusting of talcum powder into creases of knees, elbows, bums and neck area will ensure that the tanning product will not line or rub away and sweating can affect these areas.

Apply the St. Tropez product carefully?
By doing this you are giving yourself the best ever even tan for your skin type/colour - it will also make it last much longer.

Skin finish your look off after self tanning?
Skin finishing leaves you looking fashionable and up to the minute with skin trends. Skin finishing on top of tan will add contours give radiance and glow to skin and add dimensions and depth to the colour - the skin will shine and radiate

1.I adore the new Wash Off products; they are immediate, fashionable, on trend and give you the flexibility of having a tanned glow without self tanned skin. These products can also be applied on top of the self tanning range to enhance colour, add radiance, depth and shimmer to the skin.

2.I am a huge fan of the Perfect Legs product as not only is this a dual product (therefore great on the pocket), but gives you the choice of applying just the gradual tan from one pump for that sun kissed moisturised skin and with the other pump you immediately have cosmetic product giving glorious tan to legs. It’s fantastic for the office drawer for those last minute after work dates or events with co workers and from a well being level immediately boosts confidence. It’s fast effective and fun to use. The fact you can have the gradual tan developing under the cosmetic colour means you can apply and go!

Typical events are the Oscars 2010 in LA. Last year was amazing as St. Tropez had just launched the new Aromaguard technology to the product which allowed me to basically tan the stars just before their red carpet appearance! Being involved with St. Tropez at this level is fun and exciting and I still become star struck even after 20 years! It’s a privilege to be able to tan these amazing actors and then go off to the event to see my work on stage! Oh, the Vanity Fair party is always a bonus too...


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