Late summer’s a vibe

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We’re all for maximising hair and beauty for the last days of the season because we can! This year less of us got to hit sun-baked beaches, or a festival or three; instead for SS21 it was a heatwave-at-home and a relaxed approach to regimens and routines; quite right too. Here, our experts chat on a check-list to see you through to autumn and *joy* all the glam that lies beyond!


Saks Artist Sarah Clark-Lees who also works out of Saks Poulton says: “Where to start! We’re adding ribbons of caramels and ombres to sun-lightened balayages for late summer texture and depth. And if you don’t fancy going darker in the season of blondes, head into autumn with soft golds and bronzing also known as glossing for a subtle nod to the new season.”


Michelle Johal, owner of Saks West Bridgford, continues: “For skin, we’re still seeing customers embracing natural texture and asking for maximum effects from minimal routines. We adopt a prescriptive approach to facials at Saks with advanced treatments such as skin peels, LED light, micro-dermabrasion and micro-needling… combining treatments for maximum results. Lots of amazing face menus in all Saks Beauty salons – ask for a free consultation first.”

Facial peel at Saks Beauty Northallerton


Mich continues: “A major brow trend is for a brushed up, natural-look; which came about err very naturally in lockdown! Defined yet natural with less powder and pencil. For the ultimate in personalised brow shaping, Saks combines an in-depth consultation, tinting, waxing and finishing with great results. Every time. With the emphasis on dewy skin, customers are wanting a natural lash look to match. So, think LVL Lashes – created using a technique that lifts, thickens and make your lashes fuller.”

Fluffy brows at Saks West Bridgford

Brush up on brows


And for nails, Michelle says: ” The hottest trend for summer is to embrace vibrant hues or soft feminine shades. In fact, now coming to the end of summer we are combining both looks together and going for a nail nude base with a vibrant French tip – voila!”

Summer 2021 nail trends at Saks

Tips from our Beauts


Kirsty Jewson, owner of Saks Beauty Northallerton says: “And you can also nourish your skin by juicing to supplement a healthy diet before the carb-fuelled winter months. Anti-oxidants, beta carotene and vitamin C fight free radicals caused by the sun, boost immunity and protect skin cells from everyday stresses that accelerate ageing and aid digestive health.”

Green juice in bottle with straw

A Saks Salut!

One cup of pineapple
Half a cucumber
A thumb-size piece of ginger
Juice of one lemon
Add ice, blitz and finish with a sprig of mint

Kirsty continues: “Being healthy is about balance and I love juicing because we get more nutrients from the skin of the vegetables too. Anyone for a mojito? Not me, my juices are just as refreshing… chin-chin.” We say Kirsty, serve ’em up!


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