Jennifer Young is an associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine, she has a BSc(Hons) in Biology and is an experienced Micro-biologist, qualified and practicing Nutritional Therapist, a lecturer in nutrition, skin care and product formulation, a qualified Aromatherapist, Beauty Therapist and Product Formulator. She has two post graduate qualifications in health related fields and has been active in medical research.
Jennifer is a bit of an ingredients freak, be it food or skincare, hair-care or cosmetics, and is the creator of Defiant Beauty, skincare and beauty collections formulated for use by those going through treatment for cancer. Jennifer uses her nutritional knowledge to inform her skincare formulations, which have significant accolades.
Jennifer’s expert comments are often seen in national newspapers and magazines, and her work has been featured in The Daily Mail, The Daily Mirror, The Daily Express, My Healthy Living, Women’s Weekly, The Health Store Magazine and Predictions.
Jennifer works directly with many groups that support cancer patients, giving skin care and beauty advice. Such groups include, Womb Cancer Support UK and University Hospital North Staffs Cancer Centre.
Jennifer is also the editor of Beauty Despite Cancer, the website of Defiant Beauty. At Beauty Despite Cancer, past and present cancer patients, as well as experts, share their experiences, give comfort, as well as providing advice and information for those suffering from cancer.