About: The Face2Face Story

Face2Face Founders

Award-winning Face2Face Beauty Academy

Aspiration – Confidence – Achievement

Face2Face Beauty Academy was founded in 2014 to serve the needs of students all over the UK, providing Accredited Beauty Courses in our luxury salon in Chesterfield. Since we opened our doors, our Beauty Academy has continued to empower our students to change their lives, giving them the skills and confidence to follow their dreams. Our innovative teaching methods help students really absorb the material, developing their abilities under the watchful eyes of our qualified, accredited tutors and allowing them to take control of their own learning. All of our courses are available on a one-to-one basis to ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your training. We also prefer that you provide your own model (who must be over 18) for your course as this allows you to be more relaxed in your learning.

All of our courses are accredited by Associated Beauty Therapists or the CPD Accreditation Group and are Industry Recognised, allowing you to gain Public Liability Insurance to provide these services to your clients.

Amanda Roberts

Founder & Tutor

Amanda Roberts is our Founder and Senior Tutor in Beauty and Holistics, Media Consultant and Freelance Educator. Face2Face Beauty Academy has developed as a natural extension to her enthusiasm and passion for attaining the Gold Standard in Vocational Beauty, Holistic and Aesthetic Education. Amanda’s mission is to add skills and confidence to the enthusiasm that learners bring to work in this exciting and ever-growing industry.

Amanda is also an accredited ILM Wellbeing Coach, a qualified NLP Practitioner and a licensed Sanomentologist using Mind Mediation. These skills can enhance the confidence and self-belief of our learners to utilise their training for the maximum benefit. These sessions are available as an add-on to any of our courses.
Amanda’s interests including music, dancing and sewing as well as enjoying taking our beautiful Labrador Jax for long walks.

Face2Face Beauty Academy | Steve Roberts

Stephen Roberts

Tutor & Aesthetic Specialist

Stephen, our Aesthetic Specialist and tutor, has an array of experience within clinical environments and Operating Theatres, working in both anaesthetics and as a scrub nurse during surgical procedures. He has specialised in Head and Neck surgery as well as Ears, Nose and Throat and has an excellent knowledge of Facial Anatomy.

He is a Registered Healthcare Professional with the HCPC and a qualified tutor, both providing and teaching all the aesthetic treatments covered by this course and the additional advanced beauty treatments that make up the Pathway to Aesthetics.

Stephen is a keen gamer and enjoys reading both fiction and non-fiction. He is also currently learning to scuba dive and training to gain his Private Pilots License.

Face2Face Beauty Academy | Melanie Johnson

Melanie Johnson


Melanie specialises in Holistic treatments and training and supports the beauty training as well. With detailed knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology, she is able help learners through the training to understand not just the techniques for treatment, but the reasons these techniques work.

Many of Mel’s Body Massage clients refer to her ‘Magic Hands’ during their treatment and she works hard to pass her skills on to the learners. Her passion shines through during the training to ensure that you get the very best from your personalised training.

Mel is also a VTCT qualified Reflexologist and provides amazing treatments for her clients. Mel also enjoys making bespoke body creams and body scrubs as well as tailored aromatherapy oils for massage.

From being a child, Mel has always had an affinity with animals, and she can be found every day working with her horse Blackjack or caring for her two dogs, Blade and Lady. She is also mum to inquisitive toddler Georgia, who loves to get involved with the animals too.

Face2Face Beauty Academy | Terri Marchetta

Terri Marchetta


Terri has over 15 years of beauty experience and is a qualified tutor in Nails and Beauty. She has extensive knowledge of nail care specifically in silk / gel overlays on the natural nails and trains using only the best products to ensure nails healthy and strong. Her passion is passing on her knowledge to learners, ensuring everyone that trains with us leaves us feeling happy, relaxed, and confident in the skills they have developed.

Terri loves to learn new skills and techniques to ensure she is always up to date with the latest nail art trends. She can also offer great business advice as she runs her own busy salon.

Terri always likes to keep busy, and her hobbies outside of work include CrossFit and eating good food with her family. Dream big is her motto!!

Face2Face Beauty Academy | Kirsty Shaw

Kirsty Shaw


With over 15 years of experience in the beauty industry, Kirsty brings an array of experience to the tutoring team. From working abroad in luxury spas through to running her own successful business, Kirsty can provide real-life business advice along with high quality training in beauty treatments.

Kirsty has specialised in lash and brows treatments for over 12 years and is recognised as a lash artist finalist. This means she brings the most current techniques and trends to her training. Kirsty also holds advanced beauty qualifications and loves the opportunity to share as much knowledge as possible with students to give them the best possible experience.

When Kirsty is not training with Face2Face Beauty Academy, she keeps busy providing treatments to clients in her own beauty business.

To relax, Kirsty spends her time away from work enjoying walking her dog and in active in  renovating her house alongside her husband.


Anna Beasley


For 14 years Anna ran a successful beauty salon with a large client base. Whilst here, she trained her staff to attain the high standard that were expected at the salon and through this discovered her passion for training. Anna loves the interaction with the students and seeing the progress they make and helps them to enjoy both the challenge and drive of running a beauty business. 

She has a passion for beauty therapy and relishes the opportunity to share her knowledge and experience with others. Married for 14 years and mother to three school-age children, Anna is a very hard-working person with a very positive outlook on life, always giving her best in everything she does. In her personal time, she enjoys socialising with family and friends and admits to being a keen shopper!