"Lucy, a trained aromatherapist, offers bespoke massages and facials tailored to your needs, using her exquisite handmade organic face and body oils. This facial, a combination of cleansing, exfoliation, masks and deep moisturising alongside hot stones and continual massage, was the most intensely relaxing beauty treatment I think I've ever experienced. My only thought in a zen-like hour and a quarter was that I might not be able to get off the bed and drive home afterwards." Clare Empson, countrycalling.co.uk
LUCY STEVENS MFHT BA MA
Lucy Stevens founded Orchard View naturals in rural Somerset in 2007. She worked with the Orchard Centre (now Orchard Osteopaths) in Chard & at the Minster Centre for Natural Therapies in Ilminster, before moving her whole operation to Orchard View in Shepton Beauchamp for over a decade. October 2017: Please sign up to the newsletter on the Home Page to stay up to date, as we are currently relocating locally.
Lucy is skilled in offering bespoke therapeutic treatments. These include luxurious facials with organic & natural products (including OV botanical oils), natural 'face lift' massage, aromatherapy massage using "personal prescriptions" of essential oils & hot stones rituals. COMING SOON: News about a new therapy space.
The OV "Heart & Soul Collection" of Botanical Face & Body Oils is Lucy's latest & most advanced skincare collection. It is formulated professionally by Lucy, with a focus on skin, aromatics & energetics (do visit our online shop).
Prior to this, the OV "Capsule Collection" was a huge success & featured in the Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible 2015, The Mail online, YOU magazine (Mail on Sunday), the Beauty Bible, Prediction Magazine, the Irish Independent, Sublime Magazine, Country Calling, West Country Life & numerous blogs including The Beauty Shortlist, The London Luxe, Plant Shift, Sophia's Choice, Be a Shade Greener, Practically Pure, Beauty Balm & Ana Goes Green.
Lucy has many years of experience & is highly trained. She holds Diplomas of distinction in Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology. Many additional hours of study include essential oils & skincare, nutrition for skincare, beauty facials, aromatherapeutic facials, Ayurvedic & Japanese facial massage, natural skincare product formulation & cosmetic law. She has studied with many recognised bodies & professionals, including Dr Viv Anthony, Kolinka Zinovieff, Robert Tisserand & Marina Barcenilla. She holds Bachelor & Master of the Arts degrees, is a Member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists, on the accredited register of the Professional Standards Authority & fully insured. Orchard View naturals is signed up to the Real Beauty Manifesto for purity, compassion, honesty, community, transparency & sustainability.
A Personal Message from Lucy
I am so grateful to you, my customers, who appreciate the care & passion that goes into OV naturals therapies & products. I love offering therapy treatments, learning from you & sharing my knowledge. I source the very best, most potent ingredients I can find, so your skincare products & treatments will be as effective as possible. The focus of OV naturals is to give customers a luxurious, tailored experience, whether relaxing in our treatment space or using our bespoke-style botanical oils at home.
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