Meet Katie

Famously known as the Skin Whisperer, Katie Blake is our head therapist and gua sha expert at Hayo’u. She has worked with our founder, Katie Brindle, for over 10 years, and her client list includes top beauty journalists and A-listers.

Katie has treated many of her clients for 20 years and they love her for her ‘magic touch’. She is passionate about Chinese medicine and self-care, and with the help of her expertise, knowledge and holistic approach, you will gain a skill for life.

Meet Pietro

Facialist supremo, Pietro Simone is our brand new celebrity guest facialist. Based in both London and New York, Pietro combines skincare science and ground-breaking techniques with gua sha to create his revolutionary anti-ageing facial treatments.

With his larger-than-life persona and extensive experience, Pietro will bring the unique treatments he has perfected at his clinics to the comfort of your own home, leaving you feeling as though you’ve just had a professional treatment at the salon.


“This is the secret to Lorraine Kelly’s incredible glowing skin. As for Lorraine’s latest beauty secret, she’s been having some luxurious facials… “More recently Lorraine has been having regular facials with Pietro Simone… which has made such a difference,” says Helen (Lorraine’s makeup artist). “Her skin has never looked better.”

Hello Magazine

“Facialist Supremo, Pietro Simone (who I call the Giorgio Armani of skincare…) teaches me a gua sha facial which depuffs and makes the cheekbones more prominent. Overall skintone, fine lines also improved. Thank you, Pietro. I actually feel like I’ve had a professional treatment. Wow!”

Lucia Ferrari, Beauty Journalist