Home >> Our Experts

Our Experts

To bring you the best quality skincare we work with experts in many different fields. Whether they are helping us formulate our innovative products or writing informative articles for our magazine, they contribute to making nurture who we are.

Julie Brackenbury

Julie Brackenbury

Julie Brackenbury is a top cosmetic nurse based in the South West. She is an Independent Nurse Prescriber and is member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN) and the British Dermatological Nursing Group (BDNG). Julie is frequently called upon by BBC Radio Bristol to answer listener questions on skincare and she regularly attends conferences and training sessions to keep up with the fast paced cosmetic industry. Julie also writes for academic journals and is currently working on a number of aesthetic research projects.

Vanessa Bailey MIT MRIPH

Vanessa Bailey MIT MRIPH

Resident senior consultant trichologist within the world renowned and Royal Warranted John Bell and Croyden Pharmacy in central London. Vanessa has a wealth of clinical experience spanning over a decade and has helped many women take control of their hair and scalp problems over this time.

Dr Sarah Brewer

Dr Sarah Brewer

Qualified from Cambridge University. Having worked as a GP and hospital doctor, she now specialises in nutritional medicine. She has also written numerous books, is a freelance writer for national newspapers and frequently lectures on the topics of supplements and women’s health.

Jo Carlowe

Jo Carlowe

Qualified from Manchester University with a degree in Psychology, she has 12 years experience as a journalist and editor. She writes features and news for national newspapers, consumer magazines, websites and professional journals.

Dr Anja Dahten

Dr Anja Dahten

Senior consultant at Analyze & Realize AG, a German-based consultancy which evaluates market trends and ingredients, specialising in nutraceuticals, herbal medicines, functional foods and cosmeceuticals. Anja studied nutritional science and earned a PhD in medical science at the Department of Dermatology and Allergy, University-Medicine, Charité (Berlin).

Dr David Djerassi

Dr David Djerassi

Currently the Wellness and Nutricosmetic Director for LycoRed Corp. He has a Masters degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and an MBA in Marketing. He has been awarded a number of patents in the Health and Beauty field and published numerous scientific papers on vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants.

Ulrich Eicken

Ulrich Eicken

Technical Sales Manager at Mibelle Cosmetics, Switzerland. Ulrich is the technical interface between consumers and the development and manufacturing people, as a chemist many years experience in cosmetics development and broad insight in all disciplines of cosmetics making.

Jo Fairley

Jo Fairley

Author of The Beauty Bible series of books, Jo is also a beauty journalist who contributes to a wide range of publications including The Mail On Sunday, YOU magazine, Red and The Daily Mail.

Dene Godfrey

Dene Godfrey

An expert in skincare preservative systems, Dene works for S Black, a company who constantly look for innovative new ingredients. He has written numerous clinical papers on the role of preservation systems in skincare formulations.

Julia Hart

Julia Hart

A leading holistic skin therapist who combines high tech treatments and skincare with an in depth knowledge of nutrition. With 15 years of experience in the beauty industry she believes in a preventative approach to anti-ageing.

Wendy Pearce

Wendy Pearce

One of the Development Chemists at Swallowfield plc. Swallowfield research and develop products for global brands and retailers operating in the cosmetics, personal care and household goods market.

Dr Aran Puri

Dr Aran Puri

Global Director of Research and Development for Catalent Cosmetics, Italy. Leading a team of Cosmetic Scientists, Pharmacists and Biochemists to develop cosmeceuticals for the skincare industry, including nurture.

Roger Rowsen

Roger Rowsen

Technical manager from one of our UK suppliers. Roger has 13 years experience in the skincare market and formulates unique products for nurture.

Sigrid Schneider

Sigrid Schneider

Head developer of Face Care at one of our suppliers in Switzerland. Sigrid has helped formulate and develop a number of products in the nurture range using her extensive knowledge of the skincare market.

Dr Ralph Spindler

Dr Ralph Spindler

Technical Director for AMCOL® Health and Beauty Solutions. An organisation which develops dermatological technologies that help address a variety of skin conditions including premature ageing and hyperpigmentation.

Diana Woodhead

Diana Woodhead

Diana Woodhead is an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner who specialises in administering aesthetic treatments to reduce the signs of ageing. She is a member of the Royal College of Nursing and of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses.