▪ Session tech Stephanie Taunton will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the number of nails shaped and painted in eight hours – 6,078 sets – in aid of mental health. Staunton will host the event on April 2 to raise money for the organisation she founded, Nailing Mental Health, as well as mental health charity Mind.
▪ Pure Massage founder Beata Aleksandrowicz will be at Dormy House Spa in the Cotswolds from May 5-7, performing treatments using her massage method. Guests will be able to book a 90-minute session for £200 to include a pre-treatment consultation and personalised advice.
▪ Agua Bathhouse & Spa at the Mondrian London has added 100% organic skincare brand Made for Life by Spiezia Organics to its offering. The niche brand, which originates from Cornwall, has a core range of products and signature face and body treatments, which fall in line with Agua’s medicinal and sustainable approach to therapy.
▪ Consol Tanning Studio in Exmouth has reopened in a new location nine months after a fire destroyed the shop. The salon, which offers a wide variety of tanning treatments, has opened two doors down from its previous premises. More than 24 businesses were affected by the fire, the cause of which is still undetermined.
▪ Sujata Jolly, chief executive and medical director of Clinogen Laboratories, has been awarded the Medical Live Wire Global Award 2016 for her work in advanced wound healing. Jolly was recognised for the development of Youki, a CE-marked medical device formulated for treating open wounds and scar repair.