Chesterfield salon wins 7 honours in National Hair & Beauty Awards

Salon supervisor Kirsti Pullen stated: “We’re over the moon and actually proud. We love what we do and love the truth that different individuals love what we do too.”

Brampton Magnificence Retreat therapists Camilla Staton, Kirsti Pullen and Jayde Sumner with the seven awards.

Gold for excellence in customer support for the East Midlands;

Gold for pores and skin specialist of the 12 months for the East Midlands;

Silver for supervisor of the 12 months – Nationwide;

Silver for High rated salon of the 12 months for the East Midlands;

Silver for Greatest Magnificence Salon of the 12 months for the East Midlands;

Silver for Greatest New Enterprise for the East Midlands;

Bronze for Rising Star of the 12 months for the East Midlands.

Kirsti stated: “For us, the most effective award is excellence in customer support – gold. A very powerful factor is that purchasers come right here, they really feel like they’re being taken care of, that they’ve had a pleasant time and so they wish to come once more.

“For myself, I’m very pleased with silver for supervisor of the 12 months – nationwide. It’s an enormous achievement.”

Kirsti’s facial therapies additionally gained her the gold award for pores and skin specialist of the 12 months for the East Midlands.

The salon prides itself on providing an upper-class expertise for purchasers with its luxurious magnificence therapies. Kirsti stated: “We do Elemis facials and physique therapeutic massage therapies, we do Shellac nails, manicures, pedicures, all waxing and physique exfoliation therapies.”

Remedy costs begin from £10 for an eyebrow form or gel soak off and tidy, massages begin from £30 and facials vary from £35 to £90.

Jayde Sumner, 20, and Camilla Staton, 26, work alongside Kirsti within the salon. Kirsti stated: “Jayde educated in Sheffield, she had all her {qualifications} however due to lockdown she didn’t have any expertise in a salon so we took her on by way of the federal government Kickstarter scheme in 2021 to offer her that have and prepare her as much as our requirements. We’ve stored her on as a everlasting worker, her hours went from part-time earlier within the 12 months to full-time. She is superb at head within the clouds therapeutic massage which has similarities to Indian head therapeutic massage.

“Camilla did her coaching at Champneys in Tring in 2016 and labored in several salons and spas, most not too long ago at a spa lodge in Sheffield. We’ve simply taken her on to maintain up with the demand. Camilla is superb at aromatherapy therapeutic massage.”

Phrase of mouth has attracted 800 purchasers to a salon that had none on its books when it launched in November 2019. Kirsti stated: “After we opened, I’d simply come up from the south and didn’t know anybody so we actually began from zero purchasers. Now we’re at all times getting new purchasers. It’s thrilling having new individuals coming in and attending to know them.

“A variety of our purchasers I contemplate buddies now as a result of they have been coming so lengthy. You construct a rapport with them and also you get to know their pursuits, hobbies and way of life.”

Attracted by the home costs in Derbyshire, Kirsti moved from Southampton and commenced renovating a property in Somercotes along with her accomplice who’s from Nottingham.

She stated: “I was deputy supervisor at Champneys in Chichester, which is a well known spa chain. I’ve labored in a sequence of clinics, salons and spas and likewise labored in Australia for a 12 months operating a salon in somewhat village there. It’s an ideal job to have as a result of you possibly can actually take it with you.

“Dorothy Robinson was on the lookout for somebody to open and handle a salon above Dotique. I got here in to see the house and she or he mainly gave me free rein to do what I wished with it. I’m happy with the way it’s progressed.

“We’re hoping sooner or later to develop the salon to create extra therapy areas and develop the employees so we are able to provide extra therapies. We hope to continue to grow and rising.”

From October 1, Brampton Magnificence Retreat will open each Monday, as an alternative of alternate Mondays, offering a six-day service to purchasers each week. For additional particulars, go to

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