Cosmetics & Aesthetics Training

Welcome to R&M Aesthetics Academy.

R&M is Rachael and Melanie, of Rachael Katie Cosmetics and MBA Aesthetics. Racheal and Melanie are both highly qualified and experienced individually, and have created R&M Aesthetics Academy to combine those skillsets and extensive industry knowledge to provide a wide range award winning courses, equally suited to both established practitioners or complete beginners.

R&M Aesthetics Academy provides students with tutoring provided by leading industry professionals boasting over 25 years’ experience and a true passion for both teaching and Aesthetics.

All courses are accredited and take place at our Southampton Clinic.


R&M Aesthetics Academy offers a range of non-surgical cosmetic procedures to keep you looking younger for longer.



The Pathway to Aesthetics Certificate in the Principles of Cosmetic Procedures for Aesthetic Practitioners is a…
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This advanced Botox course is for practitioners who are already qualified in foundation level Botox (botulinum…
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Our Dermal Filler Advanced course is designed for practitioners who are already qualified in dermal fillers…
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This course gives students an understanding of how to work with PDO threads on live models…
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This course covers the administration of vitamin injections on live models. Vitamin injections boost energy, increase…
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Profhilo which is a revolutionary ‘beneath the skin’. consists of pure hyaluronic acid, which adds extra…
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Meet Racheal Katie, our main Aesthetics Practitioner. Rachael is highly experienced and is a filler and Botox specialist. Rachael holds CPD approved qualifications in Advanced Aesthetics and her training has even been provided by highly recognised Doctors. Rachael also has qualifications in Anatomy & Physiology, Core of Knowledge, Laser Aesthetics, Advanced PDO Threads and all types of Lip Fillers.

Fully trained in the use of cannulas, Rachael can do amazing things with dermal fillers, creating beautiful jawlines, facial contours and non-surgical facelifts.

Rachael is a big advocate for the natural look and prides herself on creating looks that don’t look over done or fake.

R&M Aesthetics Academy – more about us

We have two main Aesthetic Practitioners who are both passionate about injectables and teaching.

Rachael Katie

Rachael is highly experienced with a huge client base. Rachael has a very natural approach to aesthetics, offering her clients and students an in depth understanding of the process and what results to expect.

Rachael has been practicing aesthetics for over 8 years in laser and injectables, covering most treatments and skin concerns. She holds qualifications in A&P Level 3&4, NVQ level 2, Dermal Filler and Botox, Advanced Dermal Filler, PDO Threads, Vitamin injections, Advanced Complications, Laser Aesthetics backed up by an extensive core of knowledge.

Melanie Sharma

Melanie runs our clinic in Southampton and teaches many courses herself. She is an expert in Russian Lips and highly experienced in teaching. Melanie has been in the beauty industry for 27 years having started lecturing at Southampton City College where she gained a Teachers Qualification and taught Beauty Therapy, Holistic Therapy and A&P. This is where her teaching passion started, starting a journey which would lead to her teaching some of the best therapists in Southampton, who have gone on themselves to open successful businesses of their own. Melanie’s moto is “you’re only as good as your teacher” and has always gone above and beyond to teach students everything she knows.

Melanie also offers Beauty Courses at MBA Training & Aesthetics, for those that want to add Beauty Treatments to their portfolio.


  • Education Teachers Certificate – Greenwich University
  • B-Tec National Diploma
  • Dermal Filler & Botox Foundation & Advanced
  • PDO & Cog threads
  • Anatomy & Physiology Level 3&4
  • First Aid

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At R&M Aesthetics Academy you will be taught everything you need to know in aesthetics and injectables. All courses are accredited by ARAP and recognised by Insurance companies.