Welcome to At First Sight Beauty & Training Academy, founded in 2013 & based in Peebles within the Scottish Borders. Owned by Nicola Couperthwaite who has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years.
Nicola is a highly skilled, beauty professional, she has a prestigious 5 star reputation within her field and was finalist in the Scottish Hair & Beauty Awards, for two consecutive years. This was in 2015 & 2016, She is the WINNER of TWO awards in The British Hair & Beauty Awards 2017 for Beauty salon of the year AND Beauty therapist of the year!
Nicola has built a solid following and reputation both locally & online and now teaches her expertise to others who are thirsty for knowledge. The academy is the first one to one training facility offering beauty courses within the Scottish Borders. This is to help people of the Borders who don't want to travel into the City. Nicola is a well seasoned beauty expert.
Towards the end of last year Susan Fiddes also joined the At First Sight Beauty family on a relaxed basis, Nicola the salon owner has personally taught Susan in all areas of beauty therapy and Susan is now an extremelly talented beauty therapist. Susan has two small children so she operates all our evening and Wednesday appointments. Susan also owns and produces by hand her own skincare brand from home called Talla. She is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to ingredients, products and skincare.
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