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Aesthetics and wellness clinic opens on St James Street

Medik Clinic offers skin consultations, acupuncture, cupping, life coaching, in addition to aesthetic treatments like anti-wrinkle injections

Medik Clinic is at 21 St James Street, Credit: Medik Clinic

An entrepreneur with over ten years experience working as an aesthetics practitioner has opened her own wellness and skin aesthetics clinic on St James Street.

Sophie Chapman, said she was “excited” to bring the skincare knowledge she had accumulated in her years working on Harley Street in central London to Walthamstow.

Speaking to the Echo, Sophie said that her clinic’s goal is to maximise people’s wellness via a “holistic” body, mind, spirit approach. “Rather than that ‘plastic fantastic’ look, I’m keen on facial regeneration. My clinic is about enhancing the best version of you, rather than changing the way you look.”

The clinic is “not just about aesthetic treatments”, she added. “I’m not afraid to turn people away if I think they don’t need treatment. I’d rather educate a client and inform them about other wellness packages we offer.”


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These include skin consultations, “medical-grade” skincare, IV drips, nutritional advice and platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) treatment.

Medik Clinic owner Sophie Chapman

Colleague Sasha Blenkin, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner and life coach, will offer acupuncture, cupping, lifestyle coaching, nutrition advice, energy healing, and one-to-one Tai Chong and Qi Gong classes.

Prices start at £70 for “medical grade” facials, and £200 for anti-wrinkle injections such as botox. Medik Clinic is open at 21 St James Street between 11am-7pm from Tuesday to Saturday. Walk-ins are welcome.

Sophie also owns the next-door bagel shop, Kafe Bagel which has an extensive takeaway-only menu that includes classic Brick Lane style salt beef and cheese and tomato bagels, and smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels.

Find out more on Medik Clinic’s website here


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