With 40 years of experience in the industry, Kim has established Simple Essentials as a unique “total
package” consultancy that offers an impressive knowledge base and resource team for ingredients,
formulators, contract manufacturers, design, packaging, ethical testing, as well as quality assurance,
technical and regulatory specialists. Kim has worked in every sector of the industry, including
opening and running two highly acclaimed Spa businesses in Mayfair and Surrey.
As an experienced cosmetologist and educator, Kim’s background in the skincare industry is as a
product creator with the sales and marketing skills to place a new range of products within the right
market. Over the past 40 years Kim has trained with some of the top skincare houses in the world –
including Estee Lauder, Prescriptives, Sothys, Rene Guinot and Academie, and worked with
Creighton’s Naturally, Bach Flower Remedies, Nelsons Homeopathy, Cariad and Absolutely Aromas
within the new product development, sales and marketing arenas.
As part of her role in product development, she has created full professional and retail skincare
ranges for leading aromatherapy companies, designed and created a full treatment protocol with
product range for a top cruise line spa company and has spent the last 25 years creating fragrances
and aromatherapy blends for projects including two major catalogue salon/spa suppliers in the US.
Kim has created signature fragrances for one for the world’s most elite spa companies and continues
to work with them to the present day.
“We build the foundation for your success!”
Simple Essentials is built on a foundation of excellence, innovation, creativity, 40 year’s knowledge, first-hand experience, motivation, inspiration, dynamism, energy and enthusiasm.
We are fortunate as a team, to love what we do. We are leading provider of services and products to the cosmetic, health and wellbeing industries.
Kim understands the value of keeping in touch with the latest industry trends and developments by attending workshops, seminars and courses. She is also well known for her writing in the media and developing training manuals and full accredited courses within the industry. Kim is a member of IFA, CIDESCO, BABTAC , the British Society of Perfumers and the Society of Cosmetic Scientists.