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What You Need to Know About Dr Pod 


Rita Poddar


Rita Poddar 




Rita Poddar is behind the Dr Pod facial care brand. 


Rita Poddar founded The Peppermint Group in Glasgow, and has driven the clinic towards winning the Best Aesthetic Practitioner at the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards on multiple occasions.


Here's a bit more context about her professional background -


Dental Surgeon with Facial Aesthetic special interest.


Multi award winner for business and clinical excellence. She has won awards for entrepreneur of the year and winner of women in business in Scotland. Rita Poddar's intriguing journey recently featured in an editorial on The Scotsman and one in The Sunday Post.

Rita is the Clinical Director of three clinics she runs in Scotland with a thriving facial aesthetics practice. She is the first clinician in Scotland to become certified in the ZO medical controlled depth peel. She has been a dental surgeon for 23 years and facial aesthetics special interest for over 20 years and has done over 27,000 facial aesthetic treatments on patients to date including , botulinum toxin, dermal fillers, suture suspension facial threadlifting, prescription skincare treatments, peels , radio frequency and microneedling, use of ultrasound for facial aesthetics and other advanced facial aesthetic techniques.

Rita’s special interest in cosmetic dermatology has taken her to Beverly Hills to gain her Skinhealth diploma from Dr Zein Obagi himself. This has led to her being published in the Aesthetics Journal.

Joining the ZO Skinhealth UK faculty she is now a member and ambassador for the brand. Recently appointed advanced trainer for the Advanced Wow Fusion microchanelling device in Scotland and The Wow Facial Centre in West Of Scotland.


Rita is an accredited trainer for PDO facial threadlifting for La Belle Forme, Glasgow Day Surgery private hospital. Rita is also the PDO face and neck threadlifting trainer for Croma Pharma in the UK and Ireland and recently made ambassador trainer for Sinclair Pharma and their filler brand Maili. She is also the trainer for Advanced Wow fusion. She prides herself also as an ambassador for Obagi Medical Skincare. All of these professional affiliations can also be found in Rita's official profile on The Tweakments Guide






Hence, the creation of Dr Pod.


Carrying over the same core values that drive Peppermint Cosmetics, Dr Pod aims to offer quality, efficacious skin care products that are fairly and competitively priced.


The brand is centred around using ingredients that are kind to the skin, suitable for all skin types, and are vegan and cruelty-free.


Dr Pod Brand has used extensive knowledge of cosmetics to develop and design pure and organic products that will improve the appearance of skin concerns without any surgical procedures. We think you'll love them.

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