Nicola Gallen leaves Aura Day Spa for SISU

Belfast Expert Skin Therapist Nicola Gallen Joins SISU

May 22, 2019

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Left to right, Nicola Gallen and her SISU Clinical Skincare colleagues in Belfast: Fellow expert skin therapist Danielle Sedgwick, front of house manager Fionnuala McKenna, plus expert skin therapists Carla Chambers and Lauren Shannon

Our doctors started searching for a Belfast expert skin therapist (actually, several!) months ago. In fact, the search began as soon as we chose Belfast as our next SISU city.

For years, our doctors have carefully selected each member of the teams at SISU Belfast, Cork, Killarney, Dublin (Ranelagh) and Dublin (South Anne Street). To deliver our patients’ best results, our medical doctors work in close collaboration with the SISU Clinical Skincare team. By combining the right nonsurgical treatments and clinical-grade skincare to maintain and extend results, SISU patients get the most complete care available.

So although we just opened SISU Clinic Belfast at 63 Ann Street last week, our quest for the best took months.

Mission accomplished!


How Does SISU Select a Belfast Expert Skin Therapist?

Now that SISU Belfast is open, we want to start introducing you to our rockstar recruits. Let’s start with Belfast expert skin therapist Nicola Gallen.

So how was Nicola spotted and selected?

Firstly, qualifications count. Ultimately, the best demonstration of skill is in the results for SISU patients. Every member of the SISU Clinical Skincare team has to deliver transformation. In Northern Ireland, we are determined to give you the best skin treatments in Belfast.

So equally important as knowledge is the talent to transform skin. SISU patients deserve – and expect – nothing less. Lucky for us, we found the amazing Nicola Gallen, prized by people across the country for her transformative abilities.


Why SISU Hired Nicola Gallen from Aura Day Spa

Formerly of Aura Day Spa, Nicola is the ideal Belfast expert skin therapist for SISU. Of course, our medical doctors immediately realised this and wanted to get her on the SISU Clinical Skincare team.

So we were thrilled when she agreed to join our growing, global aesthetic medical practice. An award-winning skin therapist, Nicola ticks all the right boxes for SISU patients. To list just a few:

  • Nicola has been a skincare superstar in Belfast and Northern Ireland for nearly 20 years.
  • After decades building her reputation for transformation, Nicola has attracted a loyal following from people across the country. Unsurprisingly, Nicola’s fans have followed her to SISU Clinic Belfast in droves!
  • Before joining SISU, Nicola had already treated thousands of patients over two decades. Most recently, she was both skin therapist and manager at Aura Day Spa for six years.
  • At SISU Clinical Skincare, however, Nicola will be 100 percent focused on treating patients. After all, demand for bookings will barely leave her time to sleep! 😄

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Actress Joanna Lumley hosts the awards ceremony where SISU’s Nicola Gallen won Therapist of the Year for Northern Ireland

Nicola Gallen’s Awards, Qualifications and Expertise

So what is Nicola’s background? How did she become one of Northern Ireland’s most trusted, relied-upon skincare therapists? Specifically, Nicola:

  • Presently has qualifications in over a dozen skincare brands, in multiple skincare treatments, as well as massage therapy.
  • Has earned even more qualifications, including multiple NVQs from the North West Institute (now part of North West Regional College).
  • Is renowned skin therapy pro who even won the coveted Therapist of the Year Award, from the Guinot Institut, Paris, for Northern Ireland


From Laboratory to SISU Clinic Belfast

Nicola has an unusually well-rounded body of knowledge and experience.

Despite the fact that Nicola is known in Northern Ireland as a top skincare therapist, she actually started her studies in food science. A scientist at heart, it’s no wonder she loves SISU’s innovation and highly scientific, doctor-driven model!

Alas, the solitary life of a lab technician left Nicola feeling unfulfilled. So she shifted her focus to where her passion truly was: the overlap of science and beauty.


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Alumier Brand Ambassador & Expert

What’s more, Nicola was hand-picked by clinical-grade skincare company Alumier to be one of their select brand ambassadors.

As has been noted elsewhere on our site, Alumier is only allowed to be stocked by carefully chosen skincare professionals. SISU Clinics is proud to have made the cut!

So in addition to her expertise in multiple other brands, Nicola is also a certified, trusted authority in AlumierMD clinical treatments, AlumierMD products, and how they best treat patients’ skin.


Expertise, Experience, Talent and Trust

Few skincare therapists have Nicola Gallen’s unique combination of advantages. These include:

  1. scientific knowledge
  2. product proficiency
  3. sophistication of treatment techniques
  4. diagnostic speed.

When you’ve been at the forefront of skin therapy for nearly 20 years, you know what works and what won’t. It also takes less time for a seasoned professional like Nicola to spot the right treatment for each patient.

But there’s more to it than that. Nicola is a key part of SISU’s ambitious skincare mission to give our patients the best skin treatments in Belfast. Find out more about that here!


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Nicola Gallen’s loyal following is a reflection of her work ethic and genuine interest in helping each patient. Do you want to find out why everyone is following her to SISU?

Through June 17th, you’ll even get 20 percent off all treatments at SISU Belfast. Surely you don’t need more reasons to book at SISU. You’ll transform your skin and help us celebrate the grand opening of Belfast’s very own SISU Clinic!

How to Book at SISU in Belfast

Firstly, your SISU patient concierge is always on standby for you. So we offer several ways to book a free consultation and treatment with your SISU doctor in Belfast. Specifically, here’s how:


How to Book at SISU in Belfast

Firstly, your SISU patient concierge is always on standby for you. So we offer several ways to book a free consultation and treatment with your SISU doctor in Belfast. Here’s how:


SISU Aesthetic Clinic Locations

  • BELFAST – 63 Ann Street, Belfast, BT1, 4EE (MAP)
  • CORK – 60 Oliver Plunkett Street (MAP)
  • DUBLIN – 15 South Anne Street, Dublin 2 (MAP)
  • DUBLIN (Ranelagh) –  3 Fields Terrace, Charleston Road, The Triangle, Dublin 6 (MAP)
  • KILLARNEY – Old Town Hall, Market Street, Killarney (MAP)

Again you can book online via SISU’s online booking form or call your SISU patient concierge on 1890 998 948 or 028 9575 7974 (UK) to get your free consultation with one of our medical doctors.

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