Freshen up! 40 best ‘tweakment’ salons
Fancy glowing skin, a sculpted jawline or a tighter bum? No need to go under the knife - we've scoured the Muddy counties for the best non-invasive treatments in top-rated salons.
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Jenny Cader Clinic, Hertford
Specialists in non-surgical treatments (it’s also an accredited training academy), Jenny, Elly and the team offer everything from medical grade chemical peels and Diode laser hair removal to semi-permanent makeup. Peels and pigments are the most popular ‘tweakments’ on the menu. There’s a wide range of peels to target everything from hyperpigmentation and acne to dullness and lines. And if you want to add a pop of colour to your pout, a lip blush could be the answer – a semi-perm tint to lift your natural colour.
Buff and Bare, St Albans
Predominantly a hair removal clinic, this will be your one-stop shop for de-fuzzing pre baring all (well, nearly all) poolside, this summer! But it’s also branching out into skin, too (with a whole new look – watch this space) It already offers advanced cosmetic treatments using devices with medical-level creds. The latest thing is Focus Dual Radiofrequency Microneedling, which creates micro wounds in the skin. The healing process stimulates fibroblasts which give skin back its ‘snap’ by promoting collagen production. Apparently all the celebs are raving about it.
Toddington Laser Clinic, Toddington
Rather conveniently for a clinic where you go for a bit of pampering, the initials spell out TLC! And you certainly will be in good hands here with experienced skincare specialists offering non-invasive face and body treatments using state-of-the-art tech. They offer everything from the less glamorous hair, mole and tattoo removal and targeting skin complaints such as rosacea, to fat freezing with something called LipoContrast – the newest tech on the block, which targets stubborn areas with repeated heat and freeze cycles.
Andresa Aesthetics, Aldermaston, Berkshire
If you’re looking for wrinkle reduction, acne treatment, fat reduction, or simply want to improve your skin’s glow (aren’t we all) without going down the injectable or surgical route, then Andresa Aesthetics is your go to. Treatments include bespoke cosmeceutical facials, acne treatments, 4D laser facelift, skin rejuvenation, super speedy laser hair removal, facial rejuvenation, body sculpting and the magic Emsella chair – a medical-grade clinically proven, physiotherapy treatment for pelvic floor rehabilitation. It can also improve the quality of your sex life. (*Wink wink*)
SkinVie is a medical aesthetics clinic in Ascot run by skin guru Dr Anna Puri – a practising GP and facial aesthetics specialist who has featured in Vogue. SkinVie’s less is more approach will give you glow-getting confidence. So no wind tunnel, duck faces here. Anna’s ethos is to provide safe medical procedures for those who have a few niggles about their appearance, be it from acne, stretch marks, scars, excessive sweating or ageing. Dr Anna offers the results driven Fire & Ice facials and an Obagi Blue Peel celebs swear by as well as Botox, lip fillers and super-hydrating Profilho injections.
Sasha Core, Kettering and Harley Street
Sadie Frost, J-Lo and Kim K and even Nick Grimshaw are apparently all dedicated disciples of the CACI facial, which uses LED light therapy and electric micro-currents to stimulate collagen production, replacing botox and fillers as the must-have celeb treatment. Said to improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it supposedly makes you look years younger. I’ll take it. The best thing? It costs way less than invasive surgery and won’t leave you will a that tell-tale puffy filler face.
Manor Farm Spa and Clinic, Northants
Still recovering from the heat wave? Chill out and head to Manor Farm Spa and Clinic in Lamport, where they’ll cool you down in no time with a spot of Lipocontrast. It’s based on advanced Cryothermal technology and works by heating, cooling and heating the fat cells through a 3 step cycle, reducing the treated body fat by 33% with no post-treatment downtime needed. Bikini on and straight to the beach after then?
Harley Street Skin Clinic, Reigate
In the heart of Reigate in Surrey, you’ll find the Harley Street Skin Clinic – the grand-daddy of cosmetic and aesthetic clinics and little sister to the original on the famous private healthcare strip in central London – with more celebrity clients than you can shake a syringe at. Set up by Dr Aamer Khan and his wife Lesley Reynolds, a best-selling author, columnist and all-round expert in all things anti-ageing, the clinic specialises in ground-breaking aesthetic and non-invasive treatments for the face and body, as well as surgical cosmetic procedures. Dr Aamer and his team of medically trained clinicians can treat pretty much any aesthetic concern – from anti-ageing to body sculpting and hair removal.
River Aesthetics, Bournemouth
Doctors, global trainers, international speakers and former GPs, Dr Charlotte Woodward and Dr Victoria Manning specialise in non-surgical facial and body sculpting treatments, using state-of-the-art technologies at their award-winning clinic. These include The RiverLIFT, The RiverBROW Lift, Ellansé Dermal Fillers, Silhouette Soft thread lifts as well as trad anti-wrinkle injections, lip augmentation and all.
Nuface Aesthetics, Verwood
Award-winning aesthetic facialist and educator Debbie Clayton combines classically proven and innovative holistic treatments to achieve optimum skin health as well as restoring natural radiance. We’re talking luxury, bespoke, results-focused. Brands include Ekseption and Fusion Skincare and natural skincare brand, Skin Purity. Dedicated to her craft, she passes on her skills at the Nuface Aesthetics Training Academy.
Doctor Lucy, Bath
It was a natural progression for dentist Dr Lucy Middlefell to move into cosmetic dentistry and then facial aesthetics. Trained at the renowned Dr. Bob Khanna Training Institute and a member of the International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics, she offers anti-aging and aesthetic treatments, including anti-wrinkle – eye and eyebrow lifts, crows feet – dermal fillers, Profhilo (where a high concentration of hyaluronic acid simulates natural elastin and collagen production) and Botox, and uses Obagi Medical products.
Bath Facial Aesthetics, Bath
GP Dr Marie-Claire Hamling and dentist Dr Sally Antcliff wok together offering individually tailored treatments – wrinkle reducing injections, dermal fillers, genuine dermaroller, Silhouette soft thread lift and the 8-point face – at the Fairfield Park Health Centre (where Dr Hamling is a partner). Products include Skinceuticals and the Heliocare Sun Protection range.
Balance, Rock, Nr Wadebridge
This coastal sanctuary in Rock was founded by Hollie Runalls, a registered nurse as a spa to combine skincare with self-care, providing a holistic experience. Combining luxurious surroundings, advanced medical grade products, state of the art technology, medical knowledge, wellbeing expertise and cutting edge science with an emphasis on skin health and wellbeing, Hollie has created a retreat like space by the sea which offers real results. On offer are Signature Bespoke Facials, CACI micro-current ‘non-surgical facelifts’, micro-needling and a whole host of non-invasive treatments.
No.6 Clinic, Tunbridge Wells
This informal and friendly clinic sits in a private Mews in St John’s, Tunny Wells and offers a wide range of medical aesthetic treatments, injectables and medical grade facials. Treating medical conditions such as acne, scarring, pigmentation, facial veins and rosacea (as well as skin rejuvenation) using the most up to date techniques, products and machines, the dedicated medical team, headed up by Dr Natasha Gilani have each had 18 years PLUS experience in aesthetics. No.6 Clinic is SaveFace accredited so you can be reassured you are in safe hands.
Sculpt & Shape, Kingshill
Head to this new hidden gem of a salon, founded by beauty expert Stephanie Gorman in 2020, for non-invasive Body Contouring treatments and advanced facials. The bespoke body sculpting treatments can target specific areas of concern, like hips and bottom (Brazilian Booty lift – watch out J.Lo!). Stephanie also offers a great range of advanced facials from Microdermabrasion to Dermaplaning.
ERA Skin and Laser Clinic, Thame
If Beyonce’s latest album drop has inspired you to get a little more bootylicious, hotfoot it to ERA Skin & Laser Clinic, a sleek set-up in Thame that focuses on face and body rejuvenation using treatments stimulating the body’s collagen and elastin production. One of these is Emsculpt, a 30-minute electromagnetic treatment that mimics the results of an intensive workout – all while you lie face down! It’s also the world’s first non-invasive bum toning procedure, so ideal if you’re eyeing that teeny-weeny bikini for your summer hols.
Samantha Trace Cosmetics, Haywards Heath
When it comes to brows, Samantha Trace means business. She specialises in microblading, a semi-permanent technique where a pigment is etched into the skin to replicate the look of hairs, as well as microfeathering, a signature tweakment that’s only carried out on sparse areas of the brow as opposed to the entire arch. Samantha’s 20 years in the industry has seen her add clients Lottie Moss and fashion influencer Lorna Luxe to her books, and her team of seven are specialists in their disciplines, such as Dr Sally Rayment who offers non-surgical rhinoplasty using dermal filler. It’s not just gained Muddy’s seal of approval – last year it won clinic of the year at the British Aesthetic Awards.
Norwich Cosmetic Clinic, Norwich
Norwich Cosmetic Clinic is a popular destination for when face cream just isn’t cutting it – and it’s easy to see why. Its top-drawer, non-invasive tweakments are designed to enhance your look in a subtle, natural way for a ‘has she or hasn’t she?’ result. The newest offering is the Clinical Mesotherapy is a step up from a luxe facial and could be just ticket for heatwave-ravaged skin. Multiple gentle pinpricks infuse skin with lubricating and hydrating vitamins and minerals, whilst stimulating skin-plumping collagen to smooth the skin. Yes. Please.
Mae Cosmetics, Norwich
As far as non-surgical ‘facelift’ options go, Mae Cosmetics offers the big daddy. Touted as a revolutionary new treatment, PDO Threads (above) is a quick procedure that tackles the main culprits of saggy skin: loss of fat, collagen and elasticity. Special medical grade threads (as fine as a strand of hair and made of protein) are inserted into the fat layer to stimulate production of collagen and elastin. Be gone jowls and marionette lines! The threads dissolve naturally within six months – and the results gradually fade, so upkeep is necessary. Not your cup of tea? Dermaplaning, fat freezing, microneedling, LED light therapy, and skin peels are all on the menu here.
SO Aesthetics, Worcester
The doctor and nurse-led dream team at SO Aesthetics will make you feel like you are in the safest of hands, whether you are booking in for a fabulous facial or a tempting tweakment. With luxury clinics now in Worcester, Cheltenham and Bewdley the salons all have a lovely zen-feel to them and every customer gets a bespoke treatment plan and aftercare check-ins. A full range of treatments is available too, from non-surgical cosmetic procedures including anti-wrinkle injections, lip and cheek fillers to skin tag removal.
Eighth and Eden, Worcester
This swanky high-end salon is a cosmetic clinic and wellness destination set in 14 glorious acres of idyllic Worcestershire countryside. With a huge range of treatments on offer, you don’t even have to leave either, because they offer stayovers in the chic on-site Scandi accommodation, after your treatment. Founded by the Sunday Times ‘de-ager’ Dr Chloë Butler, yo’ll be in expert hands as she has more than 20 years experience practicing facial aesthetics for leading clinics and VIP clients.
Cotswold Face Aesthetics Clinic, Cirencester
Aesthetician and nurse of 25 years Yvonne trained in London’s Harley Street and has 17 years of experience in top private hospitals, so she knows a thing or two about getting the best out of your god-given assets. She also regularly attends cosmetic conferences around the world so you know you’re getting only the best up-to-date procedures. Offering free, in-depth consultations to begin with, you’ll find a whole range of treatments from cryotherapy and LED light therapy to facial peels and fillers. Find her at her clinic in the centre of pretty market town Cirencester.
Skin South West, Exeter
Ssssh, keep it to yourself but Skin South West is the best-kept beauty secret of Exeter’s freshest faces, prized for the aesthetic skills of the down-to-earth owner, Dr Pradnya Apte. A friendly, straight-talking Northerner, she’s a medically qualified dental surgeon with over 15 years’ experience in injectables so you’re in safe hands. Based in an upmarket Georgian building in Exeter’s leafy Southernhay, Skin South West have just added a new string to their sought-after services and cosmoceuticals – a third floor clinic offering non-invasive treatments to sort your saggy bits, including truSculpt® flex (for tightening bods) and Endymed (for jowls). Plus, a Lumina machine which sounds nothing short of miraculous for skin rejuvenation – zapping everything from pigmentation, stretch marks and acne. Go get that glow!
ifab Clinic, Barnstaple
An exciting new aesthetic clinic for Barnstaple, but very far from newbies, ifab Clinic is owned by qualified dentist Dr Rehanna who has over 18 years’ experience in injectables, and partner Jason, a Barnstaple boy, who has twenty years in health and fitness. What’s on offer? Quite A LOT actually – from wrinkle-busting injectables, to the PRP Vampire Facial, as approved by bumfluencer-in-chief, Kim Kardashian; plus plasma treatment for hair rejuvenation and more. They love to use their instagram reels to send themselves up and explode a few beauty myths in the process. It might look like they’re just having fun, but it’s indicative of how friendly and approachable they are if you’re a tweakment virgin.
Heritage Beauty, Bury St Edmunds
Heritage Beauty is a serene spa in a lovely location just next to Bury St Edmunds’ Nowton Park. The spa is hidden down a driveway in an 18th Century Manor House and you could easily miss it if you didn’t know it was there. You won’t want to miss out on the brilliant mix of treatments they do though – both traditional pampering like massages and facials as well as facial aesthetics provided by leading plastic surgeon, Mr Saif Azzawi. No naming names, but a certain member of the Muddy Suffolk/Cambs family frequents this clinic to help maintain a youthful glow, and highly recommends it.
English Rose Beauty House, Willingham
English Rose Beauty House in Willingham needs no introduction – they’ve won best beauty salon in the Muddy Awards twice now, so they’re a much-loved local haunt. You might not know that they’ve got another string to their bow though in the form of the Skin Studio, a non-surgical, aesthetic treatment clinic. So next time you pop by to get your nails done, you might want to check out their list of tweakments like semi-permanent make-up, chemical peels, lip enhancement and Sunekos.
More than just injectable treatments, this clinic in Rutland offers customised and advanced skin, body and wellness treatments. Located in a private and discreet clinic with plenty of parking, bespoke treatments are offered after a thorough consultation with Dr Dhesi who trained in London at the prestigious Harley Academy. Working with global brands including Alumier, Neostrata, Obagi, Dr Levy and Teoxane you can rest assured, you’re in safe hands here.
Fab Clinics, Loughborough
A luxe beauty clinic in Loughborough offering a range of high-end, non-surgical face and body treatments. They also run a clinic with resident aesthetic clinician Dr Simon who offers everything from small tweakments including the Nefertiti lift and non-surgical rhinoplasty to larger, more advanced treatments. Consultant surgeon and aesthetics doctor Dr Dan is also based here and offers collagen inducing technologies and injectables.
Maye Aesthetics, Glenfield
Run by registered nurse and and independent prescriber Samantha Maye, Sam has over 30 years of extensive healthcare experience both within the NHS and the private sector. She opened the clinic a few years ago and it’s grown in popularity and I often see mums popping in after the school run to get a quick chemical peel or a tweakment here and there.
Richmond House Beauty, Otterbourne, Winchester
A go-to for Winchester ladies. Richmond House Beauty in the village of Otterbourne, just outside the city, is known for great treatments like mani-pedis and sculpting facials. Among the advanced tweakments here, Lynton Intense Pulse Light Treatment Lynton (IPL) selectively heats and destroys skin concerns, from pigmented lesions to red veins, redness and sun spots. Other advanced treatments like CryoPen treat age spots fast. ZAP!
The Neon Vault, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Neon Vault has a bit of a cult following locally and offers more than your standard botox and fillers. There’s non-invasive fat loss and muscle building treatments which use electromagnetic energy and radio-frequency technologies. Apparently one treatment is the same as 16 weeks in the gym. I’m aching just thinking about that.
Hampton Clinic, Hampton-in-Arden
Hampton Clinic in the grounds of pretty Hampton Manor (there’s two Michelin starred restaurants there if you’re feeling peckish afterwards) is led by GP Lorraine Hill. She offers a host of non-invasive tweakments including LED light machines for facials or you can book in for a facelift without surgery, ooooh! Ultratherapy uses heat energy from high frequency sound waves to stimulate the collagen and elastin and firm the skin.
Run by the beautiful Courtney, who is a qualified aesthetics practitioner with over 10 years’ experience, this is the go-to place for little tweaks to your face. Book here for all kinds of laser hair removal, dermal filler and wrinkle relaxers with a nurse prescriber – there’s even a pay later scheme in place for you to spread the cost.
Le Visage Aesthetics, Bradford on Avon
Anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, skin peels and and advanced micro-needling – a trip to Gabriella’s will ensure that all your friends will be asking ‘Have you been away?’ when you hit happy hour. Gabriella trained at Clinique La Prairie in Switzerland and Harley Street, London and offers brow and facial treatments too – the Hydra 02 gets especially good reviews.
Zenith Cosmetic Clinic, Nottingham
Founded by the esteemed Dr Maini in 2004, Zenith Cosmetics specialises in innovative aesthetic healthcare. From temporary Cinderella lips to an 8 point facelift in an hour, their menu of non-invasive treatments is undoubtedly impressive.
Pro Aesthetics, West Bridgford
Pro Aesthetics is the home of skin and face guru Rosey Drewitt-Staples. She has over 30 years of experience in non-surgical treatments under her belt and is part of the prestigious Allergan Medical Faculty. From their studio in West Bridgford, the team provides bespoke tweakments and in depth consultations, perfect if you’re a first-timer.
The Goldsmith Clinic, Chesterfield
The Goldsmith Clinic is led by respected nurse practitioner Theresa Goldsmith. Under her watchful eye, all the clinic’s non-invasive treatments are done with a view to ‘refresh’ for a more natural-looking outcome. Their tweakment menu includes the famous ‘15 minute nose job’, and celeb’s choice, Injectable Platelet Rich Fibrin.
Springmount Dental & Aesthetics, Matlock
Known across the county for their customer care, Springmount is a combined dental and aesthetics clinic with oodles of happy customers. Their tweakment procedures are managed by lead dentist Dr Malcolm Campbell, whose specialist knowledge of facial anatomy means you’re in safe hands.
Marlow Face + Body, Marlow
It might look like something out of the pages of ELLE Deco, but don’t let Marlow Face + Body’s urbane interiors fool you – there’s some serious science going on within these panelled Farrow & Ball walls. One of their most popular treatments is advanced fat-freezing with CoolTech DEFINE – it’s one of the only salons in the UK to offer it – which is just the thing to bust any Cornetto-induced love handles this summer. Also on the menu are lunchtime facelifts, wrinkle-relaxing treatments, skin rejuvenation and dermal fillers. One of everything, please!
Karma Beauty & Boutique, Mersea
White lab coats and medical vibes freak you out? Book your tweakment with a side of crystal scrubs, herbal tea and aromatherapy candles, courtesy of chic Karma Beauty & Boutique in Mersea. This calming salon offers everything from shell massages and ear candling to high-tech Hydra6 facials and micro-needling. You can even book fillers and chemical peels via in-house aesthetician Stephanie Farthing.