Shared Beauty Secrets are distributors of innovative and high quality professional wellness therapies and products from around the world. The company supplies the UK’s spas, salons and mobile therapists and some of the world’s most exclusive spa resorts including Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. The company was founded in February 2009 by spa professionals and experienced therapists, Clare Anderson and Alison Gibbs, who have over 20 years experience working in health and beauty across leading brands. Brands are sourced for their unique indigenous properties and premium wellness benefits with a focus on those that are organic, natural and environmentally-friendly. This provides Shared Beauty Secrets customers with exciting holistic therapies that produce a high return on investment and excellent results for their clients. Brands include the revolutionary Lava Shells®, the world’s first portable self heating massage tool and Indonesian Secrets, indigenous Asian therapies and products. Shared Beauty Secrets holds the exclusive rights in the UK to these brands and arranges distribution of product direct from its UK headquarters in Bicester, Oxfordshire.
Clare Anderson started her career in the beauty industry in 1993 as a therapist for Champneys Tring and managing the Beauty Studio for Clarins in Harrods. Later she joined Decleor as a Promotional Manager and was promoted to National Accounts Manager for Decleor & Carita with responsibility for development of their health resorts and spas. In 2004 Clare was recruited by Champneys as their Group Spa Development Manager and in 2006 joined Gerard’s UK as Sales & Marketing Director.
With over 25 years in the health and beauty industry, Alison is a talented holistic therapist. After 10 years working in the UK Alison travelled to Asia and has spent a large part of her career in the East developing and setting up some of the world’s leading spas. This includes working with some of the most prestigious five star hotel chains Banyan Tree, Ritz Carlton and Begawan Giri. Alison returned to the UK in 2002 to specialise in training Asian therapies through her company, Indonesian Secrets.