Our Story



The Beauty Emporium was founded in 2004 by Claire Ratcliffe-Wilson with a passion for the beauty industry and a mission to promote self-love through bespoke unisex beauty treatments and luxury skincare products. The salon's philosophy has always been to provide a unique experience of total luxury and relaxation with a complete sense of wellbeing.

Over the years, The Beauty Emporium has evolved into a lifestyle wellness escapism concept store that is dedicated to constantly evolving, stocking exclusive brands, and providing exceptional services to clients. We take pride in our in-house team of experts who are committed to the beauty industry and dedicated to providing the best services possible.

We believe that taking care of oneself and finding balance is essential, and we prioritise using and retailing environmentally friendly, sustainable products and reducing our carbon footprint. We carefully select the brands we stock, ensuring they align with our commitment to sustainability and ethical practices.

Our exclusive brands include Comfort Zone, Skin Regimen, Vita Liberata tanning, Delilah Cosmetics, Melt candles, many brands that are handmade within the United Kingdom and more.

We are also one of the top accounts for Comfort Zone Skincare in the North, an ethical and highly acclaimed Italian brand that offers exquisite treatments for every skin care need. We have even won industry awards with trips to Italy as a treat for our staff.

Since relocating to Warner Street in 2014, a beautiful street steeped in history  with an array of fabulous independent businesses  business has flourished, and we have expanded our range of exclusive brands, handmade wears, jewellry, and candles.

Our beautiful lifestyle salon, cosy treatment rooms, relaxation spaces and signature treatments are designed to provide a complete sense of wellbeing and relaxation, and we are constantly evolving to meet the changing needs and preferences of our clients.

Whether you're looking for a relaxing massage or a rejuvenating facial, we are committed to providing an exceptional experience at The Beauty Emporium. Visit us today and discover our unique lifestyle wellness escapism concept store.