October 25, 2021


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Halo Beauty Sanctuary in Bishop’s Stortford offers high-quality beauty and spa treatments as well as treatments for skin complaints

Sharon Tegg is passionate about aiding folks from all walks of existence truly feel very good about them selves at her luxurious wellness sanctuary in the heart of Bishop’s Stortford.

The fifty four-12 months-previous founder of Halo Splendor Sanctuary, at eleven Riverside Walk, is using her existence encounters to offer you a exceptional company to clients with the motto: Really don’t be beautiful like them, be beautiful like you.

As well as providing high-high-quality magnificence and spa therapies in a tranquil setting, mom-of-a few Sharon can deal with things like blemishes, acne breakouts, teenage pores and skin issues, rosacea and the indicators of ageing.

Sharon Tegg is marking the 2nd birthday of Halo Splendor Sanctuary following opening in May possibly 2019. Image: Vikki Lince

Her passion for aiding folks with pores and skin issues stems from her suffering from lupus, a condition that can have an impact on the immune system as well as wholesome tissue in several components of the entire body.

And the ITEC Stage four magnificence therapist has been chaotic improving the uniqueness of her business by researching for new qualifications all through lockdowns. Not only has she concluded the Melanoma and Pores and skin Most cancers Early Detection (MASCED) programme, meaning she can diagnose moles and any of the early levels of pores and skin most cancers, she is also at the moment coaching with Jennifer Young’s skincare manufacturer Splendor Despite Most cancers to be an oncology therapeutic massage therapist, which will see her acquire a postgraduate degree.

She also operates intently with the Hft centre following door and its grownups with discovering disabilities.

“I’ve endured with my pores and skin condition for several years and have a passion for aiding other folks like myself as I definitely have an understanding of how debilitating it can be and how it can have an impact on your self-assurance,” reported Sharon, who usually seems to be at the greater image when tailoring therapies to every single individual’s requirements.

“The truth of the matter is every single just one of us is beautiful and it’s my deepest joy to assist folks see how beautiful they are from the within out.

“There also are not adequate salons in the Uk that will just take on most cancers sufferers. I missing my mum Dorothy to most cancers 20 years in the past and there was not a whole lot of assist out there for her then, so it’s a genuine passion of mine to assist folks.

“We do all the things that a beautician and magnificence salon presents, but we’re pretty exceptional with what we have to offer you.

Halo Beauty Sanctuary is at 11 Riverside Walk in Bishop's Stortford. Picture: Vikki Lince
Halo Splendor Sanctuary is at eleven Riverside Walk in Bishop’s Stortford. Image: Vikki Lince

“Ultimately, when you appear to Halo you are not just coming for a facial or a therapeutic massage, you are coming in to depart your anxieties at the rear of ahead of leaving sensation thoroughly rejuvenated and human once more.”

Sharon life in Braintree with spouse Darren, a postman in Great Dunmow. Possessing operate her personal prosperous company for 18 years, she resolved it was time for a adjust.

“I opened Halo in May possibly 2019 at the age of fifty two. I was needing a new problem following my youngsters, now aged 26, 21 and 19, experienced flown the nest. I needed one thing for myself.

“I skilled when I was 49 and went to perform on the Estée Lauder counter as a temp in Boots listed here in Bishop’s Stortford.

“I fell in love with the city obtaining hardly ever genuinely been to Bishop’s Stortford ahead of. I was wandering about consuming my lunch just one day and walked down listed here [Riverside Walk] and this store was vacant. I’m quite religious and it was No eleven, identified as Epiphany and I opened on May possibly eleven, 2019. The selection eleven is quite essential to me – even my cellular selection adds up to eleven.

“I’d attempted to get a job in my job but ageism was a component, so I thought I’d do it myself and that’s precisely what I did. I phoned my spouse and reported ‘I’ve signed a lease on a store!’ He reported ‘Really?!’

Halo Beauty Sanctuary founder Sharon Tegg. Picture: Vikki Lince
Halo Splendor Sanctuary founder Sharon Tegg. Image: Vikki Lince

“That’s how it began: jumping in with both equally feet in a new city the place I was not set up. It genuinely began to do well ahead of Covid and I’m absolutely sure it will do well once more following.”

Halo – the name also comes from Sharon’s spirituality – is an eco-pleasant salon and by 2022 she intends to be a hundred% eco-pleasant.

She uses only brand names that are cruelty-cost-free, vegan, incorporate no parabens and minimise use of preservatives. The salon is a proud ambassador for moral brand names Medik8, Caudalie and Delilah.

Sharon, who leads a staff of 5, is looking in the potential to open up up the salon after a month completely for most cancers sufferers who are nonetheless self-isolating or getting watchful owing to Covid to have a cost-free treatment.

It’s all section of Halo’s exceptional strategy to aiding you improve head, entire body and spirit, and Sharon is fired up about the potential following a difficult 2nd year’s trading.

Halo Beauty Sanctuary is a proud ambassador for ethical brands Medik8, Caudalie and Delilah. Picture: Vikki Lince
Halo Splendor Sanctuary is a proud ambassador for moral brand names Medik8, Caudalie and Delilah. Image: Vikki Lince

“It’s been an emotional rollercoaster, physically and mentally, but we’re nonetheless listed here,” she reported.

“When folks appear in we check out not to mention Covid too significantly or most cancers – we check out to just take folks absent from that for a handful of hours so they can fail to remember their troubles.”

Halo is web hosting Caudalie pores and skin examination as well as celebrity make-up artist James from Delilah cosmetics on Friday June 25 to assist you search even far more wonderful. Simply call 01279 503388 to reserve your place and go to www.halobeautysanctuary.com to uncover out far more about all the things Sharon and her staff have to offer you.