About Us

Sue Lamb City & Guilds in Beauty Therapy & IIHHT- Proprietor

After qualifying at Carlisle College in 1994, I started my career at Armathwaite Hall Spa, where I met my husband Alan.

After leaving I went to work at a top salon in South West Scotland. After gaining valuble training, skills & experience at both of these salons, I decided to move back to Carlisle after the birth of my first daughter Gemma, who is now 18 years old & works for me at SoLo as a Beauty Therapist.

I started working in the city at Salon Elysee, where I started building a clientele base, who are still with me today. I have been with Dermalogica Skincare for 18 years & was one of the first Beauty Therapists in the city trained in Dermalogica. I have a wealth of experience within this skincare range. I pride myself on my knowledge & experience of skin problems. I went on to open Escape Beauty Rooms in July 2000 & then Beauty by S&S on Lowther Street in July 2002, whilst 7 months pregnant with Sophie.

I took the Dermalogica Skincare with me to both of these salons, as I believe the products to be world class. As the Dermalogica Logo says ’It Simply Works’. It is such a versatile range, there is a product for every skin condition & we prescribe this for the individual. In May 2012 Hairworks joined our premises. A well known & established Hair Salon in Carlisle with over 20 years experience. This merge has proved to be a great success, offering both Hair & Beauty under one roof gives the complete package. Recently in March 2014, I took on another skincare range. The International Institute of Anti-Ageing Environ Skincare. I trialed these products for almost 1 year & the results were amazing. I am now a stockist & took on their Facial Machine, which gives a results driven facial.

I feel I am very lucky to not only love my job, but to be able to work for myself. I have a real passion for it, there are no two days the same, I have a great variety of treatments & clients, some have become good friends. As I love to talk & socialize, I don’t think there is another job that would suit me better than this one.

Joanne Thompson - Therapist

Tracie Ullrich - Therapist