When it got here time for Brigitte Sauer to retire, she knew her salon and esthetics enterprise was in good arms.
And people arms belong to Tara Chiasson, who labored with Sauer as an esthetician practitioner when Sauer’s enterprise SugarBrig was situated on Wallace Road, on the nook of Wallace and Lincoln Road, in what was primarily a basement.
“Brigitte talked about desirous to retire and I instructed her I might purchase (the enterprise),” Chiasson mentioned.
That sale lastly occurred final Could and now, Chiasson, together with accomplice/practitioner Katie Arbour, moved the enterprise to a brand new location simply throughout from the outdated carry bridge at 154 West Foremost St.
“We did all of the work ourselves,” Chiasson mentioned of the renovations that have been wanted to get the house prepared. “The outdated house was in a basement. It was fairly nevertheless it was very darkish.”
Arbour mentioned SugarBrig’s shoppers are thrilled with the brand new house.
“There’s no stairs to climb,” she mentioned. “Everybody says it’s a giant enchancment.”
To have a good time the transfer, SugarBrig will host a grand reopening on Feb. 4 from 1 to three p.m. and can characteristic a draw for door prizes and extra.
Whereas the placement could also be new, Chiasson and Arbour, together with practitioner Kylie McDowell, have loads of expertise, providing hair removing, eyelash extensions and skincare. Merchandise offered within the salon are all pure and created by Chiasson.
And as for hair removing, it’s achieved slightly otherwise at SugarBrig, using a proprietary course of developed by Sauer. It’s totally different than your run-of-the-mill sugaring or waxing, Chiasson mentioned.
“It’s pain-free,” she mentioned. “With us, you shouldn’t really feel a factor.”
“Brigette taught us just about every part we all know,” Arbour added.
The brand new house has loads of room and Chiasson and Arbour hope to carry on extra workers at SugarBrig, each practitioners and hair stylists.
Along with services and products, a two-day coaching program is obtainable for anybody curious about studying the Sauer approach. The subsequent course takes place Feb. 5 and 6. The fee is $650 plus HST.
Extra info on SugarBrig could be discovered at sugarbrig.com.
Sort of enterprise: Esthetics and salon
Location: 154 West Foremost St., Welland
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Socials: fb.com/sugarbrig.patat; instagram.com/sb.sugarbrig/