20 years of Saks Beauty

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Yet another super-special year at Saks… this year we’re thrilled to be celebrating 20 amazing years of Saks Beauty!


Way back in 1995 to a salon soundtrack of ‘Back for Good’, ‘Common People’ and the Britpop beat our customers were so-loving their hair by Saks that they quite rightly got to thinking they wanted more… of course we listened… and Saks Beauty was born.

With beauty rooms opening up in our north-east salons we started as we meant to go on with a beauty menu that featured Elemis facials and massages from day one, along with waxing, nails and tanning services.

As with Saks Hair, we always wanted to stand out from the high-street crowd and quickly put the emphasis on adding ‘Saks-specifics’ into our treatments and services by honing our knowledge, expertise and consultation skills into a Saksy beauty recipe for success.


We were the first to launch teeth whitening and injectables as high street services. Non-surgical face lift treatments, Oxygenator anti-ageing facials added the wow-factor to our offering.

Today we’ve got beauty completely covered from head-to-toe with anti-ageing treatments, brows, lashes and makeup for the face and massages, tanning, body contouring, nails and hair removal for the body.

Our Advanced Beauty menu includes 3D-lipo for fat and cellulite reduction, IPL laser hair removal and an array of non-invasive facial peels to combat all skin complaints.

Every single bit of you can be relaxed, invigorated and transformed by our expert therapists. And we’re not just offering beauty within our hair salons as we’ve got now our eyes on opening more salons dedicated totally to the world of Saks beauty.

In celebration of 20 years of Saks Beauty, 2015 also sees the official launch of our Express Beauty option in Saks salons; a perfect grooming-essentials menu for when we’re attending to your hair and your time is precious.


Providing a quality and professional service is an essential part of our Saks philosophy!

We love nothing more than nurturing our beauty therapists with ongoing advanced training to make sure they’re experts in all aspects of our full beauty offering. In turn they’re passionate about Saks and experts at delivering Saks Beauty to our customers… oh, and they’re a really friendly bunch too!


Our resident Beauty Expert, Kirsty Jewson, heads up our national Beauty team. She originally joined Saks back in the day as Beauty Therapist at Saks Darlington and embarked upon an amazing career path to the role of ‘Saks Beauty Boss’ that she’s affectionately called today.

Kirsty sources and tests new beauty products and develops our Advanced Beauty concept, bringing together an out-of-this-world range of treatments and services to outstanding results.

Having also opened her own beauty salon at Saks Northallerton in 2014 Kirsty loves nothing more than being in-salon with Saks customers practicing what she preaches.

Get Kirsty’s latest hot beauty tips here.

Saks team, Jamie Laing and Kirsty Jewson

Kirsty LOVED heading up the Saks Beauty team Backstage at Clothes Show Live!



We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of the lovelies at our fave brands who help us in making Saks Beauty get better and better:

3D-LIPO – the celeb-fave three dimensional alternative to liposuction with technologies targeting fat removal, cellulite reduction and skin tightening for the body and face. More

Woman's stomach in 3D-lipo treatment at Saks

3D-lipo, the ultimate in body contouring, is going down a treat at Saks

COSMEDIX: advanced skincare that allows troubled skin to correct itself naturally by working to enhance the physiology of the skin through the use of only the most purified, chirally correct and effective ingredients that are safe and beneficial for the skin. More

ELEMIS: The leading luxury British spa and skincare. The successful combination of natural active ingredients with cutting-edge technology enables Elemis to offer some of the most influential anti-ageing products the world has ever seen. More

GLAMGLOW: exceptional performance driven mud treatments originally created for behind-the-scenes use in Hollywood’s entertainment, music and award industries. Renowned for delivering the most incredible instant results using quality ingredients.

HD BROWS: revolutionary brow care with every treatment absolutely exclusive featuring tinting, waxing, threading to transform even the most unruly, sparse or over-plucked brows into perfect arches to suit you. More

JESSICA NAILS: a world leading brand with a range of products to achieve and maintain naturally beautiful nails with manicures and pedicures plus the ultimate Gel Nail with the Jessica GELeration range. More

XEN-TAN: a unique moisture-rich formula means even the fairest skin can now enjoy a natural-looking spray tan. With a gorgeous fresh fragrance, it goes on smoothly and fades evenly, for a flawless finish. More

YOUNGBLOOD: the award winning premier luxury mineral cosmetics line made of natural, finely ground minerals without any of the irritants found in conventional makeup. More


Gorgeous global-brand Elemis loves Saks! We were first to bring their amazing treatments and products to salons everywhere around the UK… the rest is beauty-history…

“ELEMIS are proud to work with SAKS BEAUTY, we are delighted that in our 25th year we can jointly celebrate the very best of British Beauty with SAKS BEAUTY as they celebrate 20 amazing years. Driving innovation in beauty treatments to meet the demands of today’s ever hectic clients, such as the 21 Day Skin Challenge. ELEMIS spa treatments and skincare is available within SAKS BEAUTY nationwide.”
Noella Gabriel, Product & Treatment Director, Elemis


To find out what all the fuss is about why not book in with our experts and we’ll show you exactly what makes Saks Beauty special after 20 years in the biz. Total TLC guaranteed!

Find your Saks salon here.

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