Meet The Team

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Rachael Walker

Salon Owner/Beauty Therapist

Rachael is one of the founders of Elysium. With over 30 years in the industry and the youngest person to ever qualify with the world recognised CIDESCO beauty diploma.

Rachaels expert areas are Clarins Facials, HD Brows & LVL Lash Lifts and hand & foot treatments. Home care routines to carry on your salon results are her passion.

To relax outside of work Rachael can be found with her horse & 2 dogs or redesigning a room or house.


Liz Mccluskie

Salon Owner/ Beauty Therapist

A founder of Elysium. Liz started her career at a health farm meaning her expertise has always been within the Holistic Area. Facials, Body Treatments and Reflexology are her specialised treatments.

Away from the salon Liz spends her spare time cooking, eating and walking her dog.

She also loves to travel.

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Gemma White

Beauty Therapist

Gemma was one of our original therapists at Elysium, before leaving the area to work for Clarins. She returned back to us in 2018.

A lover of all beauty treatments but an expert in Clarins Facial & Body Treatments aswell as hand & foot treatments.

Gemma is kept busy outside of work with her two young children.


Kirsty Bruton

Beauty Therapist

Kirsty has been a therapist at Elysium since 2018. She has spent her beauty career travelling and working in many different sectors. 

A true expert in the holistic treatments of Facials, Body Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Ear Candling.

Kirsty loves to spend her time away from work with her little boy.

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Louise Leighton

Beauty Therapist

Louise is a fully qualified Beauty Therapist as well as training in hair.

She specialises in spa treatments especially massage and facials.

Outside of work she enjoys experimenting with make-up and spending time with her mischievous puppy.


Louise Elam


Louise is our original receptionist and has been with us since 2013.

Always happy to give expert advice on your skincare and make-up needs.

Louise loves to support her young daughters sporting activities and can often be found freezing by the side of a football pitch.


Cassie Bennett


As one of our receptionists Cassie has been with us at Elysium since 2017. Her enthusiasm for the beauty industry has meant she has become an expert in advising skin care and make-up. Her love for our product ranges is sure to rub off on all of our customers.

Her homelife is taken up with lots of activities and crafting projects with her daughters.