At the beginning of the year I was searching for a salon that could do a nice foot treatment near Poole and came across Told Beauty. Their reviews were very positive and the fact that they had a January offer on meant that I could book the treatment I wanted plus a massage with my birthday pennies.
For some reason I have always been a bit nervous about visiting a beauty salon. I’m very self-conscious and nervous sometimes but from the moment I stepped in the door (slightly late and furious with my rubbish satnav) I was warmly welcomed.
During my foot treatment (which was fab by the way, no more hard skin and pretty sparkly nails) I was asked why I only had a back, neck and shoulder massage booked and I admitted that I worried about my embarrassing wobbly bits being jiggled around. I was reminded that the team of beauticians were in fact all just normal Mums like me and so I promised to go back for a full body hot stone massage so I could tell Dorsetmums what it was like.
Daisy is the owner and quite possibly one of the nicest and down to earth people I’ve ever met. Her business is her baby and she takes a huge amount of pride in what she does. I asked why the name and she told me it was an anagram of her children’s names as she wanted something a little different. Daisy has many years of experience and training in the industry and finally set up her own salon last year which has been doing incredibly
The décor in the salon is very chic and girly with plenty of colour and upcycled furniture. There’s numerous rooms for treatments, one of which has 2 beds for you to come and be pampered with a friend, Mum or partner. For the milder months you can book the bubbling hot tub which is in the secret garden and perfect for a relax before your treatment.
I didn’t really know anything about how a hot stone massage worked other than hot stones would be used! I find it very hard to relax (without wine) and rarely stop running around so to have an hour lying on a warm bed with nothing but gentle soothing music was a real treat for me. After I was massaged with the oils I felt the first hot stone and loved every second. My back, neck and shoulders were massaged before my legs and feet and by the time Daisy finished I was practically asleep. I’m told the hot stones relax the muscles with the heat which encourages blood flow through the body. Hot stones also have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
Other treatments available at the Salon include facials, massages, body scrubs, manicures, pedicures, tanning, waxing and inch loss body wraps. They also have various spa and children’s princess party packages available.
Told Beauty are kindly offering Dorsetmums 20% off their first treatment* which must be booked in before the end of May 2018. To book your treatment please call the Salon on 01202 879695 and quote 'Dorsetmums'.
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Told Beauty tries to keep their products for retail and Salon use as natural as they can. All of their body scrubs and massage oils are handmade with aromatherapy oils and the Neals Yard facial skincare range is one of the best on the market.
The children’s princess party packages are for a minimum of 6 children and include 3 of the following treatments – mini manicure, pedicure, hair curling, face mask and hot tub time. Not only that, the children will enjoy party games, nibbles and a party bag to take home.
Gift Vouchers for any treatments or spa packages are available to purchase and can be sent in the post if required.
If you are unable to get to the Salon during normal working hours then you’ll be pleased to know that they offer late night opening on Thursdays.
Told Beauty can be found just off Ringwood Road near Turbury Retail Park. To keep up to date with their news including a current Mother’s Day offer please visit the Told Beauty facebook page.
*Dorsetmums offer – 20% off applies to a full priced treatment and cannot be used against any special offers which may be running. Must be booked direct with the salon with the treatment taken before May 2018.
Please note – Dorsetmums were invited to review the hot stone massage however all words are my own.