Meet our consultants

Our highly qualified and experienced team are trained to an extremely high standard and specialise in all types of cosmetic enhancement and anti-aging treatments.

Jan Leiper - Medical Director

Jan Leiper

Medical Director

Jan Leiper provides advanced injectable skin rejuvenation treatments supported by Allergan® Juvederm® and Facial Rejuvination. She is fully trained in Ultherapy, Radiofrequency, Sculptra, Radiesse, Skin Peels Obagi Medical, ZO Skin Health, ThermaVein, Derma Pen, PRP, but her main focus is facial rejuvenation using injectable techniques.

Ultherapy, Derma Pen, BTL Exilis, X-wave, Duetto, Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP better known as the Dracula Facial) enhancements and ThermaVein® for removal of spider and thread veins are the main machines Jan's team specialises in at Innocent Aesthetics.

Complimenting her 10 year skilful aesthetic knowledge Jan specialises in bespoke skin consultations based on Obagi® and ZO Skin Health and offers the TCA Obagi Blue Peel.

Her aesthetic and beauty team are second to none. With advanced aesthetic laser equipment for laser hair removal, Ultherapy, and her array of BTL award winning machines, Jan and her team lead the way in the North East, pioneering to deliver excellent aesthetic and beauty treatments.

Before venturing into aesthetic medicine, Jan worked as a nurse specialising in Cardio-Thoracic and Coronary Care. After receiving treatments herself, her flair for aesthetic beauty beckoned and she formed Innocent Aesthetics in 2005, offering first class rejuvenation treatments following the accomplishment of recognised introductory and advanced aesthetic qualifications.

Jan progressed forward in her career becoming an Independent Nurse Prescriber at Robert Gordon's University in 2010, maintaining safe prescribed skin plans combining PRP platelets combination therapy with injectable treatments, chemical skin peels and derma pen therapy. With her desire for aesthetic perfection Jan achieved her Diploma in the application of Semi-permanent make-up being trained by Debra Robson-Lawrence and then furthering her training in advanced techniques with Finishing Touches progressing on to Micro blading with Epi Brow. Now Jan has retired from semi permanent make up.

With Jan and her team behind the driving force, Innocent Aesthetics have gained many awards locally and nationally and continue to be recognised at a national level.

Sophie Ritchie - Clinic Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Sophie Ritchie

Clinic Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Sophie graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Adult Nursing in 2012, after undergoing additional training she specialised into Aesthetics Nursing joining Innocent Aesthetics in 2014. Sophie's main goal is client satisfaction and ensures specialised client care focus. She aims to be informative making her clients comfortable resulting in the best experience possible. Treatments offered by Sophie are an array of facial injectable treatments, Ultherapy, Derma Pen, Dracula PRP, Thermavein, Vanquish ME, Exillis Elite, X-Wave, Laser Hair Removal, Chemical Peels, and specialises in ZO Skin Health and Obagi products.

Sophie also completed VTCT Level 4 certificate in Laser and IPL treatments (QFC) in 2015. At Innocent Aesthetics she regularly attends conferences and training days to update her skills and knowledge.

Claire McCool - Aesthetic Nurse / Laser Technician

Claire McCool

Aesthetic Nurse / Laser Technician

Claire graduated in 2013 with a Batchelors Degree in Mental Health Nursing. She has gained a vast amount of experience over the past 7 years in Adult Acute Psychiatry, Forensic Services, Older Adult Psychiatry and Dementia Specialist Care.

Claire has a keen interest in aesthetic nursing and joined Innocent Aesthetics in March 2019. Claire is trained in our Duetto MT EVO Laser, Exilis Elite and X-Wave, ZO Skin Health and Obagi Peels.

Claire has gained a wealth of experience using our new Duetto MT EVO Laser and offers treatment for Veins, Pigmentation, Skin Rejuvenation and Laser Hair Removal using this machine.

Claire has been a great addition to our team at Innocent. She has a wonderful warm and caring approach to treating clients making them feel at ease. Claire enjoys every aspect of her job and looks forward to expanding her knowledge in the aesthetics industry.

Dianne Tomas - Financial Manager

Dianne Tomas

Financial Manager

Dianne has been the financial manager for Innocent Aesthetics for 10 years and works in the background of the business managing staff, payroll, general financial management and policy management. With her wealth of financial book keeping and policy management she is the core of Innocent Aesthetics.

Elaine Smith - Customer Service Manager

Elaine Smith

Customer Service Manager

Elaine brings a lovely warmth to reception. Elaine's role is to manage positive or negative feed back ensuring all aspects of the client experience is addressed. As our longest standing front of house member Elaine helps manage the smooth daily running of Innocent Aesthetics and is always at the end of the phone to deal with enquiries.

Gillian Main - Receptionist

Gillian Main


Gillian joined Innocent Aesthetics in 2013 and has been an asset to the business since her arrival. Her caring nature ensures the clients calls are dealt with effectively and efficiently and she goes beyond her role to ensure client satisfaction. Gillian has a wealth of IT and administration knowledge and ensures the clinic booking system runs smoothly and hassle free. Gillian is also responsible for updating the website regularly.

Carron Moran - Receptionist

Carron Moran


Carron joined Innocent Aesthetics in 2014 and manages reception on weekends. Her calming nature is perfect for the weekend shifts. Her wealth of reception knowledge excels her, previously working in dental settings. Carron is responsible for dealing with client bookings and queries.

Amanda King - Receptionist

Amanda King


Amanda joined Innocent Aesthetics in 2018 and is responsible for dealing with client bookings and queries. She has a wealth of experience in customer care and with the rest of the team, aims to create a welcoming environment for each and every client, taking pride in ensuring an extremely high standard of service. Amanda is also a highly-qualified Fitness and Nutrition Professional.

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