Our Team

MELANIE RUSSELL-RICHARDS

DIRECTOR & DERMAL CLINICIAN

Melanie’s knowledge, credentials and passion for the skin are unsurpassed.

With over 30 years of industry experience, Melanie has a Bachelor of Dermal Science from Victoria University and is a member of The Society of Dermal Clinicians.

With so much knowledge and experience, it was time for Melanie to realise her dream of owning her own non-surgical skin clinic and establishing Select Skin in 2017.

Melanie is committed to treating her clients with honesty, integrity, and care. Achieving ethical and results-driven outcomes is the most rewarding part of her day.

Taking her clients on a journey, through consultation, treatment and educating while building a strong relationship is integral to her approach to her role as director and dermal clinician at Select Skin.

Melanie has expertise in all the modalities offered at Select Skin and looks forward to introducing her clients to new ways to achieve beautiful, long-lasting results.

LESLEY SCOTT

SKIN CLINICIAN & REGISTERED NURSE

Lesley joined Select Skin in 2018.

Lesley’s passion for achieving improvements in your skin and overall appearance through various aesthetic modalities goes unrivalled.

A registered nurse and accomplished skin clinician with over 20 years of experience, Lesley has worked alongside dermatologists and cosmetic physicians as a laser nurse and holds a master’s qualification in education.

Lesley loves to challenge herself with continuous education in the safest and evidence-based non-surgical aesthetic technologies and, confidently creates treatment plans for her clients to achieve outstanding and ongoing results.

Lesley’s experience and expertise cover all the modalities we offer in our clinic, including anti-wrinkle treatments. Lesley excels in softening the effects of ageing while enhancing your best features.

DR STEPHANIE HYAMS

MEDICAL PRACTITIONER

Stephanie is a Sydney-based medical practitioner with close to 20 years of medical experience and has worked in the field of aesthetic medicine since 2008.

Stephanie has worked with Melanie for the past ten years.

Dr Hyams is a fellow of the Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia and the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine.

In 2020 Stephanie returned to practice medicine within the healthcare system but continues to be the prescribing doctor for our RN Lesley Scott.

PARIS SCHOFIELD

RECEPTION DESK

Paris has been working in the beauty industry for a few years now. Having suffered problematic skin she developed a passion for what skincare and specialised medical-grade treatments can achieve.

After joining Select Skin in 2020, this passion has grown, and the desire to pursue her dream to become a dermal clinician is becoming a reality.

In 2021, Select Skin was pleased to offer Paris an apprenticeship to attain her Certificate 4 in Beauty.

When not studying you’ll find Paris at our reception desk to greet you with a warm smile, always happy to help.

CHARLOTTE BIRCH

REGISTERED NURSE

Charlotte is a highly experienced, aesthetically trained registered nurse with a diploma in cosmetic nursing.

Trained in the UK, Charlotte is passionate about her role as a cosmetic nurse and is currently studying for her Masters’s in Nursing.

After an initial consultation, Charlotte can tweak your appearance with anti-wrinkle treatments to achieve a natural look to correct and enhance your best features.

Charlotte’s number one goal is for you to look and feel refreshed, restored and thrilled with your new look.

Reviews

My facial at Select Skin was absolutely brilliant! Melanie was incredibly professional and knowledgeable. Her caring and efficient manner was so very calming. Can’t wait to go back!

Anna O’Brien

This Salon, Select Skin is like a breath of fresh air!
Melanie and Dr Stephanie are so caring and professional. They both take time to listen to any concerns you might have and thoughtfully respond.
I would not hesitate to return.
Highly recommended

Julie Pickerd

The most relaxing yet rejuvenating experience ever. I highly recommend and i will be a return customer!!!

Vicky Smith

Really knowledgeable and sorted my skin out. Great for a brand new business!

Scott Goodman

I’ve had some IPL at Select Skin a few times now. Melanie is a fountain of knowledge and a true professional. Her prices are very reasonable and I am extremely happy with the results. I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my skin now and I will definitely be back!

Lisa O’Connor