From RN to Radiance: Explore Lauren Barker’s Aesthetic Journey

Meet Lauren Barker…her entry into the world of aesthetics was driven by personal challenges, including battles with acne and eczema, leading her to pursue qualifications in aesthetics starting with micro-needling and chemical peels in 2019, followed by dermaplaning and LED light therapy courses in 2022, and finally, Botox and filler certifications in 2023.

A dedicated Registered Nurse whose journey into the healthcare field has been both unique and inspiring. Completing her nursing degree in 2020, Lauren has developed a strong background in both emergency and surgical nursing. 

Lauren’s commitment to excellence and her passion for helping others have also led her to complete a nursing postgraduate course focused on chronic and long-term conditions over the past year. This desire to constantly improve and expand her skills is further evidenced by her training in medium-depth “perfect peel” chemical peels with the Perfect Peel Company in 2023, aimed at addressing a variety of skin concerns.

Working at The Dorchester clinic, Lauren enjoys the diversity her role offers—combining her expertise in nursing with her passion for aesthetic treatments. She was drawn to the intersection of nursing and aesthetics while training as a nurse, influenced by a practitioner with a similar background. This fusion allows her to add variety to her nursing role while focusing on treatments that nurses can offer.

Lauren values the variety of treatments performed at the Dorchester and cherishes the connections she makes with her clients. Her accidental journey into nursing, initially aspiring to be a dietitian, unexpectedly led her to discover her love for a more patient-focused approach and a keen interest in trauma and emergency care during her placements. This pivot has not only fulfilled her but has also opened up a world of opportunities and job roles within nursing that she thoroughly enjoys.

Looking ahead, Lauren is focused on completing her postgraduate degree in nursing, with plans to specialise in menopausal and women’s health. This specialisation is not only a testament to her commitment to lifelong learning but will also significantly benefit the Dorchester clinic, enabling her to offer tailored treatment recommendations that address the unique skin barriers women face during menopause.

Lauren Barker seamlessly blends her medical expertise with a deep passion for aesthetic medicine, all while maintaining a patient-focused approach that transforms her clients’ lives for the better.

Why not try out Lauren’s expertise for yourself, contact us to book today.

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