WEG about town: Alex Webster
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Alex Webster, owner of Loughton Beauty Clinic, opens up about her career, free time and top trends
What do you do?
I’m a beauty therapist and I own Loughton Beauty Clinic with my partner. We opened in November last year.
Where do you live and why?
I live in Buckhurst Hill, I love the area! I’ve lived here for three years since moving over from North Chingford.
What is the best part of your job?
Seeing satisfied, happy clients, and trying out the latest treatments.
- 1 20 of the best places to eat out in St Ives
- 2 WIN a holiday to the Isles of Scilly worth £1000
- 3 Win a 2 night beach stay at The Beachcroft Hotel in Sussex
- 4 6 waterfall walks in Derbyshire and the Peak District
- 5 20 of the best restaurants in Hertfordshire
- 6 8 great family walks in the North West
- 7 11 pretty riverside pubs in Hertfordshire
- 8 12 beautiful waterfalls in Yorkshire
- 9 10 of the best restaurants in Hastings
- 10 WIN £500 worth of preloved designer clothes
What is the worst part of your job?
Not having an available appointment for my clients when they need it and not being able to switch off once leaving the salon.
How do you like to spend your time with your family?
Visiting the family home and having my mum cook me a lovely meal.
Do you have a fitness regime?
I enjoy going to metafit/HIIT classes and spinning.
What do you think will be this season’s top beauty trends?
I would have to say facials to keep your skin looking and feeling fresh. Another popular treatment is Sleek Brows, which is great for enhancing your natural brows.
What is popular at Loughton Beauty Clinic at the moment?
Lashes! Anything from Individual lashes to Russian and Length-Volume-Lifts (LVLs). Individual lashes are a single lash extension applied to your natural lash. Russian is the same application, but a number of lashes are applied to your natural lash to give more volume. LVLs lift your natural lashes and a tint is also applied.
Where do you like to go with the girls?
I love to go out for food and drinks. A couple of my favourite places to go are the Three Colts in Buckhurst Hill and Pizzeria Bel-Sit in Woodford. Sometimes we might end up in Faces.
Do you have a guilty pleasure?
Chinese takeaway, reality TV and my dressing gown. A glass of wine and shopping online come a close second.
What is your biggest achievement?
Opening Loughton Beauty Clinic. Also moving out of my family home and in with my boyfriend.
Can you share your future ambitions?
To own many more salons!