About Us

Welcome to Winchester Health & Beauty

Karen Erskine - Traditional Acupuncturist
Annabel Sims - Senior Beauty Therapist

A very warm welcome to Winchester Health and Beauty. We are situated in central Winchester, Hampshire, in a beautiful Georgian building, and provide a range of health and beauty treatments from acupuncture to manicures. The clinic is a few minutes walk from the centre of Winchester, and we are also easily accessible from surrounding towns and villages such as Andover, Basingstoke and Southampton. Our practitioners are fully qualified and insured, and provide a thoughtful, holistic approach to making you both feel and look better.

Please do contact us at any time for a chat, or a free consultation to discuss how acupuncture can help with your particular problem, or condition, or to find out more about our range of beauty and well-being treatments and which one would suit you best. Please do ring on 07595762928 for Karen or 07825199095 for Annabel or get in touch via our contact page and we promise to contact you within 24 hrs. Our opening hours reflect our commitment to you in helping you restore your health and look your best.

Appointments are available 6 days per week:

Karen’s is now at 37/39 Southgate street
Annabel is now in Bishopstoke SO50 8GJ
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About Beauty Therapist:

Annabel Sims

Annabel has been a fully trained Beauty therapist since 2007. She incorporates all aspects of beauty and holistic therapy into her work. Please see the ‘Beauty Treatments’ page for further details. Annabel has been in practice in Winchester for 11 years and is an extremely dedicated and caring therapist.

As a therapist, Annabel has completed on-going postgraduate education at the International Dermal Institute, training with the worlds leading skin care brand, Dermalogica. Annabel is now recognised as one of the most highly trained skin professionals in the country and has been awarded Dermalogica Expert Status.

Expert status is achieved only after completion of a succession of specialist product, treatment and business workshops, offered only to the most knowledgeable and skilled therapists.

Annabel also has undertaken extensive treatment with OPI to ensure she is fully up to date with the very latest treatments for hand, foot and nail care. She offers a wide of manicures and pedicures and will also customize a treatment to suit your individual needs. With a choice of over 100 colours in both lacquer and gel, you will have perfect nails in no time at all.

Annabel constantly updates her skills with additional training and is extremely passionate and professional about her work. Annabel is a caring and experienced therapist and is dedicated to making you look and feel your absolute best.

As a bubbly, positive, approachable therapist, Annabel is not happy unless you are a 100% satisfied with your treatment and results.

About Acupuncturist:

Karen Erskine

Karen graduated from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in 2008, gaining a BSc (Hons) and a Licentiate in Acupuncture. Karen is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, the professional body for acupuncturists in the UK.

Karen is trained in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Five Element Acupuncture and is also a fully trained massage therapist, and reflexologist. She frequently combines these therapies with acupuncture to achieve optimum results.

She has been in private practice in Winchester for 10 years and is passionate about how acupuncture can restore physical, mental and emotional health. As a complete system of medicine in its own right, it has the capacity to help many conditions. Please see the ‘How can acupuncture help’ page for further details. Karen is a gentle and ethical practitioner and is deeply committed to improving your health and well-being. Karen is keen to offer free consultations to explain what a wonderful treatment acupuncture is and how it can provide the help you need.

Karen is interested in all areas of health but has a special interest in fertility and has undertaken specialist post-graduate training at the prestigious Zita West Clinic in London and is an affiliate member of the Zita West National Network for Reproductive Health. She is especially interested in helping patients cope emotionally through their often challenging fertility journey. She also has post-graduate training in facial rejuvenation acupuncture and in the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems.