Beauty by Sarah is an award-winning salon situated in the heart of Shrewsbury, well known for tranquil surroundings, client recommendations and free parking.

We have a small, friendly team of passionate beauty therapists who certainly offer the feel good factor.

Sarah Hodnett


Sarah Hodnett

Head Therapist

Salon owner and hands on beauty therapist, Sarah has 17 years industry experience, who has previously owned Absolute Bliss at the Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury.

Beauty by Sarah was established in 2011 and during Sarah’s career, she has lived in Manchester for six years, widening her skills on TV, worked alongside the Make-up team for Miss World 2014, returning to Further Education graduating with a teaching diploma and has recently took on the role as Regional Coordinator for The Look Good Feel Better Organisation.

Sarah takes pride in her work and also values her spare time, enjoying being a mum to her son Jake, travelling, walking, socialising with friends and has entered her first 10K run this year.

Areas Of Expertise

• Facials
• Aromatherapy massage
• Make-up
• Reflexology
• Waxing

Summer Rio Santana

Beauty Therapist

Beauty therapist Summer, who qualified at Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology is our newest member to our team.

Summers initial interest in beauty therapy stemmed from firsthand experience from when she started working in a salon, at the age of 13. Summer is a chatty and outgoing character who loves being around people. In her spare time, Summer likes to walk, socialise and travel.

Areas Of Expertise

• Manicures and Pedicures
• Gel polish with added glitter
• Teen Pampering
• Aromatherapy Massage

Karen Coffey


Receptionist and a keen walker, especially when accompanied by her dog and in her spare time loves to go running, joining in pub quizzes and reading an enjoyable book.

Although Karen doesn't come from a beauty background, she did spend 2 years in a hair salon when she left school and has an interest in beauty therapy. Karen delights in ensuring clients feel welcome and comfortable and will try her best to accommodate everyone’s needs. Karen has 10 years retail experience at Holland and Barrett, this included recommending products that help with hair, skin and nails and bone and muscle problems.