A BEAUTY salon is taking on a metropolis centre shop unit the place a household-run joke shop was primarily based for over 25 years.

Celebrations in Turl Street was opened in 1992 by Rod and Barbara Denton after which run by their daughter Clare Denton till it closed final 12 months attributable to a drop in commerce.

The premises, owned by Lincoln College, will now be leased by Runaya Beauty salon, presently primarily based in Cornmarket Street.

The magnificence service has confirmed that it is going to be relocating its salon from Clarendon House as quickly as constructing works have been accomplished in November.

The unit has been empty for nearly a 12 months after the favored unbiased fancy costume and joke shop was pressured to shut on the finish of November.

Runaya Beauty is called after the proprietor’s daughter.

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Owner and sweetness therapist Sheetal Kashid stated the motive behind the transfer was a need for more room in a bigger unit.

Ms Kashid presently performs all of the therapies. She stated that she quickly hopes to broaden her staffing if the demand for her new salon grows.

She added: “I wanted to broaden and transfer into a much bigger place. My present salon has turn into too small as demand has grown.

I hope to begin doing manicures and pedicures in addition to my present therapies.”

Current therapies out there embrace hair removing waxing, threading, forehead tinting, physique massages, eyelash extensions, facials and henna tattoos.

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The salon is listed on Hair and sweetness bookings web site treatwell.co.uk as ‘Most booked 2018’ by clients and was awarded a ‘Top Rated’ badge in 2017 and 2018. Based off over 1,000 buyer critiques on treatwell.co.uk, the salon has an total score of four.9 out of 5.

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‘Maggie’ praised the salon in a overview on Treatwell, giving the service 5 stars for the facial that removed her spots in time for commencement.

She stated: “I used to be moderately sceptical. An hour later, I begin to see the spots taking place.

“By the morning, they had pretty much disappeared! I gave four stars for atmosphere because it’s in an office building, but she’s moving! Five stars soon!”