Guidance, Inspiration and Support

Here you get to meet our education team, they are here to guide you through your education journey, inspire you with their knowledge and support you at every stage. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or begin a new one, you’ve come to the right place.

All of our tutors are qualified in education, assessing and quality assurance along with years of dedication to their practice, only teaching their personal areas of specialism they provide you with the very best training in beauty and aesthetics.

Rachel Ridout

Creative Touch Founder & Director Of Education

Rachel along with her husband created Creative Touch after owning a range of successful salons. With a passion to share her skills and working in the industry for almost two decades it was the natural progression to turn to teaching.

With a variety of skills ranging from level 2 beauty through to level 7 aesthetics her skills knowledge and ability to deliver education is inspiring. Rachel is our lead IQA and oversees the delivery of all our Ofqual regulated and aesthetic courses.


Kevin Ridout

Company Director & Student Liaison

Kevin after 10 years in the finance industry and many years in the background of the business came into Creative Touch full time a little over three years ago. He has developed a strong knowledge and understanding for both education and a range of beauty and aesthetics services.

The first person a student comes into contact with here at Creative Touch is most likely to be Kevin, he is responsible for the student enrolment process and available to learners for questions related to bookings and course information daily.

Angela Rose Dale

Educator, Assessor, Trainee IQA

Rose heads up our beauty education department delivering and assessing a range of courses from nails and lashes to advanced skin care. With a decade of industry experience she brings a wealth of knowledge to all learners.

In recent times she has been progressing her own interest’s and professional development in aesthetics practice whilst completing her IQA qualifications.

Having worked in front line ambulance crew she brings first aid to the highest standard being level 3 qualified along with FREC training she will be delivering a range of OFQUAL regulated first aid to all our delegates across the beauty and aesthetic sector.

Her passion for high industry standards and increasing client safety can be seen across her achievements.

Lisa-Marie Coomber

Advanced Aesthetics Educator & Assessor

GDC Registered Dental Nurse

Lisa-Marie has worked in the Medical Industry for over 20 years. In Nursing, Dental Nursing,
Executive Level Management and CQC Management. She is currently a Co-Researcher and
an Expert By Experience with the local NHS Trust.

Over the years, Lisa-Marie has gained and achieved many qualifications and experience.
Here are just a few to mention: hair loss therapy, diet and nutritional advising, phlebotomy,
business marketing & management, psychology & counselling, beauty therapy, teaching &
education and Aesthetics.

As you can see, Lisa-Marie brings extensive knowledge, experience and, most importantly,
passion! Putting her medical expertise, artistic flair, and teaching skills together is what she
loves to do!



Melissa McCarthy

Beauty Educator, Assessor & IQA

Melissa has joined the team in the beauty education department after many years within an assessors position at a local beauty college. She brings with her a bouncy and enthusiastic attitude towards the delivery of education.

Mel has a passion for both nail and lash services but will be IQA for all aspects of our Ofqual regulated beauty courses. You will see Mel in class in a teaching role, assessment process and behind the scenes ensuring academic delivery and course content is perfect for every learner.

Yuvonna Lucas

Advanced Aesthetics Educator & Nurse Prescriber

NMC Level 5 Nurse and Prescriber

Vonna has recently joined the Creative Touch family to support the advanced aesthetics education. She has a calm and caring nature and a keen eye for detail. Vonna has worked in the local NHS trust in adult nursing for over 12 years, and runs her own successful private aesthetics clinic along side nursing and being an educator.

Karen Finneran

Student Finance Coordinator

Karen is mum of the centre, she looks after the staff, gives guidance to the team and well is Rachel’s mum!

Karen has worked within finance and HR for over 25 years. Her calm organised manner keeps the office organised and the students knowing the who, what, where, when and how.

She in on hand daily by phone and email to take enquiries, and process finance plans for learners. Along with processing those certificate you love to collect.



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