About Nicky Hambleton-Jones
Best known as stylist and presenter on Channel 4's 10 Years Younger, one of the UK's leading makeover shows, as well as the success of her own personal style consultancy and academy have made Nicky Hambleton-Jones into a household name. Often referred to as The Makeover Queen, Nicky has provided millions of men and women around the world with the style inspiration and motivation to change the way they look and feel. As a top personal stylist, dietician and anti-ageing expert Nicky believes that everyone has the potential to look fantastic effortlessly; no matter what your size or shape.
Nicky moved to London from South Africa in 1996 and having spotted a gap in the marked launched her own personal styling business, NHJ Style Consultancy, in 2001. At the time it was the first personal style consultancy of its kind and the start of a whole new industry. The business quickly went from strength to strength and, to date, has more than 7,500 clients on its books, from across the UK, Europe and worldwide.
As the business grew finding experienced personal stylists to style her growing client base was proving difficult, so Nicky set up the NHJ Style Academy to train and develop the best personal styling talent in the UK.
As a qualified dietician and personal stylist, and she certainly knows what works. Viewed as the UK's leading personal styling and lifestyle transformation expert, Nicky is also a popular speaker and author of best selling books - 10 Years Younger, 10 Years Younger Nutrition Bible, and the inspirational book Top To Top on how to become who you want to be, and her essential style bible How To Be Gorgeous. Her speciality is working with real people, and helping them to redefine the way they feel about themselves - her first port of call, their wardrobe!
Nicky has written columns for numerous magazines such as Reveal, Fabulous, Rosemary Conley, Prima, The Lady and Mother & Baby. She also published her own magazine called At Home with Nicky Hambleton-Jones. She's been the face of Transition Lenses and Clairol Root Touch Up, Style Adviser for Freemans catalogues, and anti-ageing expert for Avon - to name a few.
Nicky is also on the board for Smart Works Reading, a UK charity focused on helping out-of-work women on low incomes get back into the workforce. Smart Works provides interview coaching, high quality interview clothes and styling advice helping women to feel confident, look fabulous, succeed at their job interview and move on with their life. Nicky is helping to set up an operation in Reading to service women in Reading and the wider Thames Valley region. This catchment has a population of over 2 million people and more than 21,900 women currently unemployed.
Nicky is an entertaining speaker with a vast knowledge of all things fashion, beauty and anti-ageing. She is the ideal person for a ladies lunch where your guests are guaranteed to leave looking and feeling better than when they arrived. She is also a passionate entrepreneur and very good at inspiring others to follow their dreams and transform the way they look.
"Just to say what a wonderful talk I thought Nicky did - how knowledgeable and friendly she was.... and glamorous. She has really made me (and many others I'm sure) think differently about the way we dress." Avon event.
So whether you're looking for inspiration, motivation or a whole new you - Nicky believes that everyone has the potential to look 10 Years Younger- and one thing's for sure - she certainly knows how!
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