Sharon Tegg is passionate about serving to individuals from all walks of everyday living come to feel great about themselves at her luxury wellness sanctuary in the coronary heart of Bishop’s Stortford.

The 54-12 months-outdated founder of Halo Elegance Sanctuary, at 11 Riverside Walk, is applying her life experiences to present a special services to shoppers with the motto: Never be gorgeous like them, be stunning like you.

As nicely as giving large-high quality splendor and spa treatments in a tranquil setting, mother-of-a few Sharon can take care of issues like blemishes, acne, teenage skin grievances, rosacea and the indicators of ageing.

Sharon Tegg is marking the next birthday of Halo Magnificence Sanctuary following opening in May possibly 2019. Photograph: Vikki Lince

Her passion for helping people today with pores and skin issues stems from her suffering from lupus, a condition that can impact the immune method as very well as healthful tissue in quite a few pieces of the system.

And the ITEC Stage 4 attractiveness therapist has been chaotic boosting the uniqueness of her enterprise by finding out for new skills all through lockdowns. Not only has she accomplished the Melanoma and Pores and skin Cancer Early Detection (MASCED) programme, this means she can diagnose moles and any of the early levels of pores and skin cancer, she is also at the moment training with Jennifer Young’s skincare brand Attractiveness Even with Cancer to be an oncology massage therapist, which will see her gain a postgraduate degree.

She also functions closely with the Hft centre next doorway and its adults with mastering disabilities.

“I’ve endured with my skin issue for many decades and have a enthusiasm for serving to other individuals like myself as I certainly comprehend how debilitating it can be and how it can impact your self-self-confidence,” explained Sharon, who normally appears to be like at the even larger photograph when tailoring remedies to each and every individual’s requires.

“The reality is each one of us is lovely and it is my deepest joy to assist persons see how lovely they are from the within out.

“There also are not adequate salons in the United kingdom that will consider on cancer individuals. I misplaced my mum Dorothy to most cancers 20 several years ago and there was not a large amount of support out there for her then, so it’s a serious passion of mine to assist people.

“We do all the things that a beautician and attractiveness salon presents, but we are really distinctive with what we have to offer you.

Halo Beauty Sanctuary is at 11 Riverside Walk in Bishop's Stortford. Picture: Vikki Lince
Halo Natural beauty Sanctuary is at 11 Riverside Stroll in Bishop’s Stortford. Picture: Vikki Lince

“Ultimately, when you appear to Halo you’re not just coming for a facial or a massage, you’re coming in to go away your concerns powering right before leaving sensation thoroughly rejuvenated and human again.”

Sharon life in Braintree with spouse Darren, a postman in Excellent Dunmow. Acquiring run her personal prosperous organization for 18 several years, she resolved it was time for a alter.

“I opened Halo in May well 2019 at the age of 52. I was needing a new obstacle after my young children, now aged 26, 21 and 19, experienced flown the nest. I wanted anything 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 like with the city obtaining hardly ever definitely been to Bishop’s Stortford before. I was wandering all over consuming my lunch just one working day and walked down here [Riverside Walk] and this store was empty. I’m incredibly non secular and it was No 11, called Epiphany and I opened on May possibly 11, 2019. The number 11 is pretty crucial to me – even my cell number provides up to 11.

“I’d tried out to get a career in my job but ageism was a aspect, so I thought I’d do it myself and that is exactly what I did. I phoned my husband and mentioned ‘I’ve signed a lease on a shop!’ He reported ‘Really?!’

Halo Beauty Sanctuary founder Sharon Tegg. Picture: Vikki Lince
Halo Elegance Sanctuary founder Sharon Tegg. Photograph: Vikki Lince

“That’s how it started: jumping in with both feet in a new city the place I was not founded. It truly began to do nicely ahead of Covid and I’m absolutely sure it will do properly again following.”

Halo – the name also arrives from Sharon’s spirituality – is an eco-helpful salon and by 2022 she intends to be 100% eco-welcoming.

She works by using only brands that are cruelty-free of charge, vegan, have no parabens and minimise use of preservatives. The salon is a happy ambassador for moral models Medik8, Caudalie and Delilah.

Sharon, who sales opportunities a workforce of 5, is looking in the upcoming to open up the salon at the time a thirty day period solely for most cancers clients who are nonetheless self-isolating or remaining cautious because of to Covid to have a cost-free treatment.

It is all component of Halo’s exclusive method to encouraging you make improvements to mind, human body and spirit, and Sharon is fired up about the foreseeable future just after a challenging next year’s buying and selling.

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

“It’s been an emotional rollercoaster, bodily and mentally, but we’re however right here,” she mentioned.

“When persons arrive in we try out not to mention Covid also a lot or cancer – we try out to choose men and women absent from that for a handful of several hours so they can ignore their difficulties.”

Halo is internet hosting Caudalie pores and skin investigation as effectively as superstar make-up artist James from Delilah cosmetics on Friday June 25 to assist you look even far more wonderful. Connect with 01279 503388 to reserve your place and pay a visit to to uncover out far more about everything Sharon and her crew have to supply.