Skin & Body Works – A Brief History of our very own Advanced Skin Care and Massage Clinic

by | Aug 17, 2021

After just over 8 years in business, and following the recent opening of our SECOND salon in Ratoath, we figured it might be the right time to give you a bit of an insight into our story – everything from the who, to the what, from the where, to the when!

The (Brief) Background Story

If you’ve already had a look at our site’s ‘About Us’ section then you may know that the skin&bodyworks journey began back in 2013.

At that time, I started out in business alone with just one salon bed in the boot of my car!

No one ever said things would be easy though, so I of course kept my nose to the grindstone – and I’m so happy I did!

I’ve always held a passion for helping people improve the condition of their skin, and after gaining ITEC qualifications and then spending three amazing years as a manager at an award-winning Day Spa in New Zealand, I felt the time was right to get back home to Ireland and make a go of it myself!

I worked extremely hard to be able to open my first salon, ‘skin&bodyworks’ in Navan. Then, as the business grew, along with a fantastic team, I found the need to expand.

After just a relatively short time in business, skin&bodyworks moved to another more spacious location. Here, we could better give our clients the level of service that they deserved, all from the very heart of Navan town!

Fast forward through numerous nominations for awards, we found ourselves winning the Meath Style Awards’ ‘Best Beauty Salon / Spa 2016’. Two years later, we won the same award again for Meath Style Awards’ ‘Best Beauty Salon / Spa 2018’.

In 2017 we were finalists in the Irish Hair and Beauty Awards, Best Beauty Salon, Best Massage Therapist & Best Tanning Salon. We were also 2017 Finalists in the Irish Beauty Industry Awards’ ‘Best Beauty Therapist’.

So, how do we achieve such a high-quality massage and beauty therapy service?

Well, what has helped us in our achievements is not just our hard work as a team, but also our collective belief that personal improvement never stops. Myself and my team are always constantly upskilling in order to meet our clients’ needs.

It’s no secret that it’s thanks to this investment and constant training in cutting edge technology and techniques that has helped us to expand our range of services to our newest skin&bodyworks salon in Ratoath!

What range of services do we offer exactly?

Well, just in case you weren’t already aware, our massage services include:

  • Sports, Oncology, Lymphatic, and event massage (ITEC National Training Centre qualified)
  • Holistic, Swedish & Deep Tissue, and pregnancy massages

Our range of beauty treatments include:

  • Advanced skin booster facials
  • Academie and Aromatherapie facials
  • Advanced Waxperts Waxing
  • Jessica Geleration 3 Week Manicures
  • HD Brows
  • Cocoa Brown
  • Bellamiantia
  • TheTan and Bronze express tanning
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Eye treatments
  • Push Make Up
  • MakeUp by HD Brows
  • Gift Sets

Also, don’t forget that we also offer a full range of Male grooming too!

So, what are you waiting for?

Whether you’re an existing or a new client, at skin&bodyworks we continuously strive to provide the highest levels of massage and beauty therapy, as well as only the best products and customer service possible.

We promote lifetime healthy skin and beauty and we’ve got something for everyone, customised specifically to each of our client’s exact needs.

So, what are you waiting for? Give a quick call or send us a quick email on the details below – we’d love to have you as a client!


Andrea Farrelly, Owner of skin&bodyworks


Tel: 046 902 2773