Skin & Tonic

39 Abbey Avenue, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4BH

About us

Skin & Tonic is a multi-award winning beauty salon located in a quiet residential area of St Albans, Hertfordshire, we have an extensive range of treatments and an enviable reputation for providing an exceptionally high standard of service using safe, effective, professional treatments and products in a welcoming calm environment. Our caring, expert therapists take great pride in their work to ensure that clients receive the maximum benefit from treatments, home care recomendations and aftercare advice by carrying out each and every treatment to the highest standard.

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Opening hours

Monday 09:00 - 09:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 09:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 09:00
Thursday 09:00 - 09:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:30
Sunday Closed

Services

Nails
Beauty
Face
Body
Aesthetics

Reviews

4.92
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Excellent treatment!

Sally H
13th Jul 2024
Team Member: Nicola
5.0
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Excellent treatment with great results!
Outstanding honesty and kindness.
Highly recommend Skin & Tonic Salon!

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Excellent

Sally
13th Jul 2024
Team Member: Nicola
5.0
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Excellent treatment! Kind and honest personal service! Highly recommend Skin & Tonic Salon and I’m not that easy to please!

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Lovely new therapist, Grace!

Andrea
12th Jul 2024
Team Member: Grace
5.0
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Just had my lashes and brows tinted and my lashes ‘permed’! Grace is new and has done an amazing job. I actually look awake now!

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Dear Andrea

Thank you for taking the time to write grace a lovely 5* review!

We really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Best Wishes

Laura & the Girls at S&T

Facial

Elaine Maynard
10th Jul 2024
Team Member: Simone
4.5
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Very relaxing and thorough facial. Can still feel the difference on my face today.

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Dear Elaine

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave Simone a lovely review.

We are pleased you found the facial relaxing and can feel a difference on your face.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Pedicure

Rowena Hemmings
7th Jul 2024
5.0
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Had a good pedicure from Grace which was efficient and chatty. I wouldn’t hesitate to have her again.

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Dear Rowena

Thank you for leaving Grace a great review, we a pleased to hear you recieved a good pedicure.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the Girls at S&T

Eyes/Face

Christine Luscombe-Whyte
4th Jul 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Continues to exemplify professionalism

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Dear Christine

Thank you for taking the time to leave Sarah a 5* review.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Leg wax

Anne Khan
2nd Jul 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Great service so friendly

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Dear Anne

Thank you for leaving Simone a 5* review for your recent visit.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Nails

Anne Khan
26th Jun 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Great as usual

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Dear Anne

Happy to hear your visit was great as usual, thank you for leaving a 5* review for Sarah.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Men’s back wax

Michael Clarke
21st Jun 2024
Team Member: Beth
5.0
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Great service as always !
A quick back wax and now baby smooth ready for the beach .

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Dear Michael

Thank you for leaving a 5* review for us, always lovely to hear you had great service.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Great visit as usual 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Sue
19th Jun 2024
Team Member: Nicola
4.5
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Very relaxing and so really happy with my treatment, as always 🌟

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Dear Sue

Thank you for taking the time to leave Nicola a great review, pleased you found it relaxing.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Nails

Anne Khan
7th Jun 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Wonderful service

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Dear Anne

Thank you for taking the time to leave Lizzie a 5* review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Love my lashes

Karen Cairns
5th Jun 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Had a lash lift and tint and am so happy with them, woke up looking like I’d done my eye makeup in the night - brilliant 🤩

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Dear Karen

So pleased to hear you are so happy with your lashes after the LVL treatment. It's brilliant!

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5* review for Megan.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

A great HydraFacial facial…

Emma Johnson
2nd Jun 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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We’re completing a house renovation project and as a result, my skin felt very dirty (I officially hate dust!). After a lovely/relaxing experience, my skin felt instantly cleaner, smoother and looked brighter. I just wish I could afford them more often. Thanks Sarah!

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Dear Emma

Thank you for leaving Sarah a lovely review, glad to hear the HydraFacial made you skin feel instantly better!

Hope your house is all finished now.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Relaxing massage

Alison
1st Jun 2024
Team Member: Simone
4.5
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A lovely relaxing full body massage; exactly what I needed at the end of a busy week thank you.

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Dear Alison

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review, glad it helped at the end of a busy week.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Relief

Jane Foufas
31st May 2024
Team Member: Nicola
5.0
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Contrived to have my facial hair removed by the gentle Nicola

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Dear Jane

Thank you for leaving Nicola a 5* review , glad you found the treatment gentle.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Toes

Anne khan
24th May 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Great service as usual

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Dear Anne

Thank you for leaving Megan a 5* review, pleased to hear you had great service as usual.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Nails

Anne khan
17th May 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Great service

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Dear Anne

Thank you for leaving Lizzie a 5* review, its lovely to receive.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Eyes/Face

Christine Luscombe-Whyte
8th May 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Sarah is wonderful. She is professional, knowledgeable and friendly.

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Dear Christine

Thank you for taking the time to leave Sarah a wonderful 5* review.

Best Wishes
Laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Skin & Tonic pre-holiday prep

Amanda Thalenberg
5th May 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Skin & Tonic is a local gem, all the ladies are so helpful and make a great team. Thank you especially to Megan for her usual friendly, efficient and professional manner. I always feel great after my treatment.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Amanda

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, it means so much to us that you feel great after your treatment.
We look forward to seeing you soon.

Best Wishes
Laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Waxing

Evelyn Hocking
4th May 2024
5.0

Excellent as ever!

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Dear Evelyn

Thank you for leaving a 5* review, we are pleased to hear your treatment was excellent.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

LVL lash

Ellie
1st May 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Fabulous treatment - Sarah was really friendly and professional

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Dear Ellie

Great to hear you had a fabulous treatment with Sarah, thank you for leaving her a 5* review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Great massage

Alison
24th Apr 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Great massage; really got into my aching muscles today. Thank you so much.

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Dear Alison

Lovely to hear you had a great massage with Simone, thank you for leaving a 5* review. It means a lot to our therapists.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Wonderful facial

Lorraine
11th Apr 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Wonderful massage and then a wonderful Facial.. my skin is glowing today, Megan made me feel comfortable and relaxed Looking forward to my facial with Megan in May

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Dear Lorraine

Thank you for leaving Megan a wonderful 5* review, it so lovely to hear about clients experiences at the salon.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Relaxing massage

Alison
9th Apr 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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I had such a fabulous relaxing massage yesterday at Skin & Tonic with Simone; she eased all my aches and pains and I feel like a new person today!

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Alison

We are so pleased to hear you had such a fabulous massage with Simone! Thank you for leaving a 5* review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Professional

Jane Byrne
9th Apr 2024
Team Member: Leanne
5.0
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Very efficient and professional.

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Dear Jane

Thank you for taking the time to leave Leanne a 5* review, we are pleased you found your visit efficiant and professional.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Nails

Anne khan
5th Apr 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Wonderful service as always

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Dear Anne

Thank you very much for leaving Lizzie a wonderful 5* review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Toes

Anne Khan
27th Mar 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Great make you feel at home

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Anne

Thank you for leaing Megan a lovely 5* review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the grls at S&T

Fabulous salon

Carolyn
23rd Mar 2024
Team Member: Leanne
5.0
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Excellent service thsnkyou!

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Dear Carolyn

Thank you for the fabulous 5* review you left for Leanne.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Massage

Claire Ashenhurst
20th Mar 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Such a lovely massage. It should have been back and neck but very accommodating when I requested legs too. Came away totally relaxed.

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Dear Claire

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave Megan such a lovely 5* review.

We are pleased we were able to adapt your treatment on the day.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Caci

Sonia Simmons
19th Mar 2024
5.0
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Sorry can’t remember name of Therapist ( terrible with names but she was excellent )

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Dear Sonia

Thank you very much for leaving us a 5* review, we are so pleased you were happy with the treatment.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Great service

Jane Foufas
18th Mar 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Always caring and very efficient.

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Dear Jane

Thank you for leaving Sarah a 5* review, we really appreciate it.

Best WIshes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Excellent

Julie sweeney
16th Mar 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Brilliant that's all I can say

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Julie

Thank you so much for leaving us a brilliant review!

We really appreciate it.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Waxing

Anonymous
16th Mar 2024
5.0

As always I had a great experience at skin & tonic. They are so lovely & always make it a pleasurable ‘you’ time.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at the salon, thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Nails

Anne khan
15th Mar 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Very good made to feel at home

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Dear Anne

Thank you for always taking the time to leave us a lovely review, it means so much that you feel at home when you visit Skin & Tonic.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Calm and professionalism

Vicky Barrett
10th Mar 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Skin and Tonic is always an oasis of calm and relaxation. The staff are super knowledgeable and their advice is second to none.

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Dear Vicky

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave Simone a 5* review, we really appreciate it.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Outstanding care & awesome results!

Sally H
8th Mar 2024
Team Member: Nicola
5.0
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Nicola is so gentle and meticulous whenever she carries out a treatment!
Her professionalism and knowledge is amazing! Nicola ensures that as the client, I feel listened to and safe.
Her facial treatments and massages are second to none!!!
I highly recommend!
In my opinion…
Skin & Tonic has to be one of the best beauty salons In Hertfordshire!

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Sally

Thank you so much for leaving such an amazing 5* review for Nicola and the salon.

We really appreciated your feedback.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at S&T

Massage

Alison
4th Mar 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Lovely massage as always at Skin & Tonic - so relaxing, yet got into my muscle niggles. Thank you, and I'm looking forward to the next one.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Alison

Thank you for taking the time to leave Simone a lovely 5* review.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Thank you

Maggie
21st Feb 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Very kind and thoughtful, thorough, treatments.

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Dear Maggie

Thank you for taking the time to leave Sarah a 5* review, we really appreciate it.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at S&T

Chester

Helen
20th Feb 2024
Team Member: Leanne
5.0
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Leanne is lovely and friendly and did a great job on my brows!

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Helen

Thank you for taking the time to leave Leanne a lovely review, we are pleased you are happy with your brows.

We look forward to your next visit.

Best Wishes

Laura & the Girls at Skin & Tonic

Lovely experience

Caroline
17th Feb 2024
Team Member: Simone
4.5
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Really enjoyed my treatment, Simone is very friendly & knowledgeable. She made me feel at ease, and very relaxed.

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Dear Caroline

Thank you for sharing a lovely review about your treatment and Simone.

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Another great treatment and conversation!

Kate Walton
10th Feb 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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Lovely seeing Simone again, always so friendly and delivers a great treatment

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Dear Kate

Thank you for leaving Simone a lovely 5* review, its good to hear you had a great treatment.

We look forward to your next visit to thwe salon.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Nails

Anne khan
2nd Feb 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Great treatment as usual

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Dear Anne

Thank you very much for leaving Lizzie a great 5* review.

We look forward to your next appointment.

Best Wishes

Laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Amazing massage

Alison
30th Jan 2024
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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So, so pleased to have Simone back at Skin & Tonic; she's so thoughtful and does the best full body massage I've ever had. If you're thinking that a full body is a bit pricey, I can tell you it's worth every penny.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Alison

Thank you so very much for leaving Simone a great review, its amazing to hear she does the best body massage you've ever had and that the Full Body Massage is worth every penny. So many people just have the back, neck and shoulders but we also hold a lot of tension in the legs and arms too!

We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Kindest Regards

Laura and the Girls at Skin & Tonic

Luxury Pedicure

Margaret Hughes
23rd Jan 2024
Team Member: Leanne
5.0

A very relaxing hour spent in Skin snd Tonic. Very impressed with my treatment (pedicure). Thank you Leanne

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Dear Margaret

Thank you for leaving Leanne a lovely review, we are so pleased you were impressed with your Pedicure.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Kindest Regards

Laura & the Girls at Skin & Tonic

Eyes and threading

Christine Luscombe-Whyte
18th Jan 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Sarah is a joy. Makes my regular visits so easy. Highly professional.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Christine

Thank you for leaving Sarah a lovely 5* review, she will be so pleased to read it.

We aim to make our clients appointments enjoyable and always professional.

We look forward to your next visit.

Best Wishes

Laura & All the Girls at S&T

Thank you

Maggie
17th Jan 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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Careful and thoughtful treatment

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Dear Maggie

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, we really appreciate it. We always take care to ensure our treatments are the best they can be!

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Best Wishes

Laura & All the Girls at S&T

Nails

Anne Khan
12th Jan 2024
Team Member: Lizzie
5.0
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Usual wonderful service

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Dear Anne

Thank you so much for leaving us another 5* review, we really appreciate it.

Kindest Regards

Laura & All the Girls at S&T

Always great!

Tamsin
11th Jan 2024
Team Member: Sarah
5.0
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I’ve been seeing Sarah for over a year, for a mix of treatments. Her friendliness and professionalism are always spot on and the salon has a very welcoming atmosphere.

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Hi Tamsin,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind review! We take great pride in providing personalized and professional service to our clients, and it means a lot to us that you have noticed and appreciated it.

We appreciate your loyal support and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Best Regards
laura & the girls at Skin & Tonic

Highly Recommend!

Claire
11th Jan 2024
Team Member: Megan
5.0
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Always a joy to visit Skin and Tonic - such lovely staff and a calming environment. Thank you Megan for my beautiful nails as always!

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Hi Claire, thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a kind review!
Thank you again for your support, we can't wait to see you again soon!

Best Wishes
Laura & all the girls at Skin & Tonic.

Fabulous salon experience

Victoria
27th Dec 2023
Team Member: Simone
5.0
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I have been visiting Skin and Tonic for several years now and can't recommend the salon highly enough. It has a wonderful, relaxing atmosphere - added to by the decor and general cleanliness which is excellent. Laura and all the therapists are lovely and the treatments are all first class. I am always impressed by how Laura manages to sustain a wonderful team who work together so well and deliver great service. You are made to feel so welcome, pampered and at ease. A real treat!

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Response from Skin & Tonic

Hi Victoria,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your lovely 5* review.

Our team at Skin & Tonic takes great pride in creating a relaxing atmosphere and providing fabulous treatments to our clients. We are thrilled that you appreciate the cleanliness and decor of our salon, as well as our wonderful team and their exceptional service.

We truly value your continued support and it is always a pleasure to see you and we look forward to your next visit..

Best regards,

Laura & the Girls at Skin & Tonic x