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[rainbow french tip nails]Manchester’s best-kept secret: Meet the beauty experts bringing the salon to your door

  We all love to look and feel our best.

  There's a lot to be said for the magic expelled by the swish of a styling wand, the uncontested powers of a much-needed massage – and even a girly gossip with the fairy godmothers working their magic to make you feel beautiful can feel like a therapy session in itself.

  There's nothing quite like being pampered, or the way we feel like we can take on the world after indulging in our favourite treatments.

  In the wake of freedom day, Manchester's best-kept secret has been unleashed to ensure people from all walks of life across the city look and feel the best they ever have, without needing to leave the house, no matter the occasion – and MEN readers can currently enjoy an exclusive £25 off their first booking.

  Whether you're going out out, jetting off into paradise, attending a wedding or staying home, the glam squad at Secret Spa are only a click away – and have even put together a guide to help you nail your beauty regime.

  Secret Spa co-founder Emily Ewart-Perks, who launched the business alongside her brother, Rider Latham, knows better than anybody how chaotic it can be to prepare for a special occasion.

  Secret Spa will come to you in the comfort of your home and won't leave until you're catwalk ready

  Secret Spa will come to you in the comfort of your home and won't leave until you're catwalk ready

  (Image: Secret Spa)

  As a busy mother of two, Emily found she could no longer keep up her salon visits without arranging childcare and, after discussing with friends and family, it was clear that the traditional brick-and-mortar salon wasn't working for them, either.

  So, Emily and her brother launched the business to ensure that everyone, no matter who or where they were, could access unrivalled beauty treatments from the comfort of their own home.

  Emily explains: “Arranging an appointment should be seamless and stress free, and our services provide the solution.

  ”Our entourage of highly skilled, industry professionals provide whatever service a client desires from the comfort of their own home, meaning they no longer need to arrange childcare or transport.

  ”With life returning to something resembling normality, we're all making special plans and Secret Spa is here to help anybody and everybody feel their absolute best no matter where they're going or what they're doing.

  ”There are so many horror stories floating around of people missing huge events due to Covid and having to isolate, so the convenience of our services means that you can get glam for any and every occasion without needing to leave your home or risk catching the virus in a busy salon.

  ”We want each and every person who uses our services in Manchester to feel beautiful, the absolute best they ever have. We will never settle for less.”

  Secret Spa are here to make the people of Manchester feel and look the best they ever have

  Secret Spa are here to make the people of Manchester feel and look the best they ever have

  (Image: Secret Spa)

  As part of Secret Spa's mission to ensure the people of Manchester feel utterly incredible, Emily and her team of highly-skilled, professional therapists have formulated a 'beauty calendar' to ensure that all glow-getters are scheduling the right treatments at the right time.

  Five days before a special occasion: If you're dreaming of a full-glam look, Secret Spa recommend booking in for some eyelash extensions at least five days prior to a special event. For those wanting a more subtle glam, they recommend an LVL lash lift instead. If you can't decide which lash is for you, your therapist can provide a bespoke consultation to discuss the best treatment.

  Whilst our faces have been covered for more than a year, it has been all eyes on, well…our eyes. Ensuring your brows are on point has never been more important – so the team recommend a brow tidy and tint. To save time, you can book your at-home brows and lashes appointment together.

  Four days before a special occasion: This is the perfect time to book in for your usual waxing treatments to ensure you're as smooth and as silky as can be. Waxing at home is the most comfortable and private way to dehair, especially if you’re booking in for a long session.

  Three days before a special occasion: Our hands have taken a real battering with the constant onslaught of hand sanitiser. Now is the perfect time to give them some long-awaited TLC. Secret Spa recommend booking a gel manicure and pedicure to avoid the fear of a chipped nail on the big day. Pastel colours and rainbow French tips are so on trend right now, but if you need more inspiration you can browse Secret Spa's dream Instagram feed by clicking here.

  Two days before a special occasion: Unfortunately, the natural summer glow we all love hasn't been possible thanks to less-than-perfect weather and travel restrictions. So, if you're in need of a radiance boost, Secret Spa say now is the perfect time to book your spray tan. Although this service hasn't landed in Manchester just yet, Secret Spa's therapists will soon be on hand to advise clients on the best tan for their skin type and desired depth. Avoid losing time whilst you dry by booking an at-home spray tan, so you can jump right back into your day.

  Arranging a beauty appointment should be seamless and stress free, and Secret Spa provides the solution

  Arranging a beauty appointment should be seamless and stress free, and Secret Spa provides the solution

  (Image: Secret Spa)

  The day before a special occasion: Secret Spa swear by a beautiful bouncy blow dry to see you through whatever special occasion you're prepping for. Or perhaps you need a fresh cut or colour. Whatever your haircare need, Secret Spa have you covered.

  The big day: Secret Spa's team of makeup artists will work their magic to ensure you're picture perfect at every moment. If you're eager to 'make up' for lost time with friends, you can start the reunion early and get ready together with Secret Spa's group booking service. The Secret Spa bookings team are on hand to organise a pamper party for you and your friends. Simply call 020 7096 0506.

  Secret Spa also recommend preparing a handy survival kit to get you through the day. Grab any beauty essentials you will need, including your lipstick, face powder, hairspray and blister plasters – since heels are back in, too!

  Two days later: All of that partying is going to take its toll on your skin. Between the late night and the dehydrating effects of alcohol, your skin will benefit from an at-home facial. Secret Spa believe now is the time to book in for a relaxing facial to detox and nourish any tired, dehydrated skin.

  Three days later: The final step in Secret Spa's beauty calendar is unwinding with a luxurious massage, helping to flush out any toxins. The Secret Spa team swear by a massage as the perfect preparation for the next big event in your diary.

  The glam gang are here to ensure we all feel like our best selves no matter the occasion

  The glam gang are here to ensure we all feel like our best selves no matter the occasion

  (Image: Secret Spa)

  With such care and attention to detail, it's totally unsurprising that Secret Spa have earned themselves a host of regular celebrity clients including television personalities Lucy Mecklenburgh, Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury.

  Other advocates for Secret Spa include Amanda Holden, Scott Thomas, Vicky Pattison and model and presenter Vogue Williams, whose sparkling review of Secret Spa said: “Without you I would not look like I do!

  ”I absolutely love getting my nails done but with a baby it's impossible to get to a salon. Whether it's a blow dry or a massage after a stressful week, it's so brilliant to be able to do this at home while Theodore sleeps!”

  With the resumption of normal life and special events firmly back on the calendar, the glam gang are here to ensure we all feel like our best selves no matter the occasion.

  Even if staying in is your version of going out, Secret Spa will come to you in the comfort of your home and won't leave until you feel like you're catwalk ready – and simply refuse to settle for less.

  MEN readers can currently enjoy an exclusive £25 off their first booking.

  To claim, visit secretspa.co.uk/manchester and enter the code 'MEN' at checkout.

  To be eligible for the offer, it must be your first Secret Spa treatment, and the offer is limited to one usage per customer. T&Cs apply.

  To find out more about the incredible services Secret Spa have to offer, click here.