About our heritage. We’ve been ‘doing the do’ for 49 years now, starting out with one hair salon in the north east of England to award-winning salons all over the place today, with a whole lotta hair and beauty-love and top-notch education along the way. Today, our ethos is simple. We’re here to deliver a brilliant salon experience. Every time.
SAKS EDUCATION IS ON
1995 ELEMIS AND SAKS. And so begins a British beauty match made in heaven.
1998 DAVID LLOYD LEISURE gets in touch and we become the chosen salon group for their health clubs.
1998 FIRST SAKS TRAINING ACADEMY OPENS in Darlington. Thousands of stylists and therapists get qualified with Saks throughout the years.
1999 SAKS APPRENTICESHIPS LAUNCHES offering quality education, preparing learners for success. Acknowledged as outstanding we’re awarded UK’s Best Training Provider *with Beacon Status* and we’re one of the UK’s top training providers for hair, beauty and management apprenticeships today.
LET’S TALK ABOUT SAKS, BABY
2014 WE CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF SAKS with original owner Dennis Cheesebrough and original junior Stephen Kee still at the helm. Saks people celebrate our hair and beauty heritage and enjoy a fabulous year of SAKS 40 celebrations. Oh. What. A. Year!
2014 WE INTRODUCE 3D-LIPO, an award-winning non surgical alternative to liposuction which yields brilliant ongoing results when teamed with healthy life choices.
2015 WE CELEBRATE 20 YEARS OF SAKS BEAUTY. As our beauty-obsessed experts have honed a brilliant menu of face, body and glam treatments down the years, every bit of you can be relaxed, invigorated, transformed and glammed-up by expert therapists in Saks salons all over the place today.
THE BEAT GOES ON
2019 SAKS4EVE FUNDRAISING HITS £150,000. And. We. Are. SO. Proud. Thanks to our brilliant salon teams, customers, friends and families and a whole lotta *crazy* activities we set our sights on £250,000 for research into gynaecological cancers.
2019 L’OREAL COLOUR TROPHY OPENING SHOW by Luke Pluckrose and Saks Art Team. Our creative director pulls out all the stops intepreting Kaleidescopic Colour and Geometric Reflections with hair made of glass and metals.
2023 SEES £20,000 RAISED FOR THE EVE APPEAL CEO Athena Lamnisos says: “The most heartfelt thanks to Saks for their incredible support for The Eve Appeal. How amazing to reach £200,000 in total through their fantastic fundraising efforts. We are constantly blown away by the passion, enthusiasm and fun they bring to supporting our charity.”
Janet King, head of marketing at Saks: “Huge thanks to every Saks4Eve supporter. They’ve all helped us get to this point. We’ve got our eyes on raising our next £50k to coincide with Saks’ 50th celebrations in 2024. We’re super-proud to be doing our bit. Please get in touch with your Saks salon to see what they’re up to next and let’s help to make change.”
Head-to-toes menu of treatments to help make a difference to your day. Yup, that goodBROWSE BEAUTY
YOUR SAKS SALON
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