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You beauty! Sussex’s best beauty secrets revealed

Whether you want to glow naturally with locally made organic goodies or blitz your bits with the latest high-tech treatments we know where to go for Sussex's best beauty.

Beauty Secrets Spa, four branches across Sussex

Beauty Secrets Spa

Feel like a pamper or confused by the latest skincare ingredients? Head to one of Beauty Secrets Spa four Sussex locations, the home of high-tech treatments and a wardrobe of prescriptive skincare. Their latest swanky new branch is in Chichester which was just voted Muddy’s Best Place to Live in Sussex!

Green People, flagship store Horsham

It’s been 25 years since Charlotte Vøhtz founded Sussex-based Green People as part of her quest to help others embrace a truly organic lifestyle.  Now a huge brand with everything from make up to pet products and wellbeing boosters. Enter our competition to win a trio of their classic skincare here (closes 24 April 2022).

Rock Rose Beauty, made in Hastings

The ladies behind Rock Rose

After co-founder Lindsay Wright’s skin become problematic following chemotherapy she decided to make her own gentle skincare – and Rock Rose was born in 2018. The affordable luxury is made in small batches on the south coast from 100% natural ingredients and quality, organic essential oils such as evening primrose, calendula, jasmine and rose alongside the Cistus Ladanifer (Rock Rose). Muddy’s pick? Their new healing balm.

The Retreatery, East Grinstead

Treatment room at The Retreatery

This hidden gem, tucked away in East Grinstead is a discreet clinic specialising in the latest aesthetic technology including Morpheus8, IPL & Radio Frequency. Anna Baker practises here, an award winning aesthetic nurse who’s an expert at Profhilo, the revolutionary treatment for skin quality that stimulates the production of 4 different types of collagen.

Sussex Soap House

Inspired by their rural setting in the Sussex Downs, Soap House has a signature collection of twelve chic soaps with natural ingredients found in English gardens, fields, forests and coastal waters.  Hand poured cubes that fit perfectly in the palm, they are crafted in small batches using an ancient cold processing method to retain the nourishing properties of the plant oils. 

Utopia Spa, at Alexander House, East Grinstead

This award-winning spa in West Sussex features a whopping 25 treatment rooms including three for couple’s (nice!), relaxation lounges and this bespoke outdoor barrel sauna and hot tub. They offer an indulgent a range of bio-nutritional therapies from luxury brand OSKIA of London and deeply aromatic treatments from Temple Spa. Heaven!

The Lip Lab, Hanningtons, Brighton

Don’t you hate it when your favourite lippy is discontinued? Well now you should be able to make it again, or design a new one of your own at this beauty mixologist store in Brighton. During a consultation with a professional Colour Consultant, you can choose, mix and apply your own shades of personalised lipstick, lip gloss and even foundation. Mwah!

Urban Sanctuary, Haywards Heath

This luxury 10 room beauty salon offers treatments by Decleor, Dermalux, Crystal Clear, Caci, plus manicures and Sienna X tanning. Perfect for pre-summer getting top to toe gorgeous!

The Float Spa, Hove

Floatation is a practice where you float effortlessly in a special pod of water enriched with Epsom Salts. Free of all external stimulus – even gravity – your body and mind are free to relax like never before. Tension, aches, & stresses will simply float away, leaving you supremely relaxed, renewed and sleeping better. Sounds bliss, doesn’t it?

Poppinghole Farm Spa, Robertsbridge

At this country idyll in the Sussex Weald you can relax in your own luxury cottage for the day when you book a spa package, it’s simply heavenly. Use it as a cosy base for refreshments, light lunch and lounging between Elemis spa treatments and dips in the pool. Book us in!

Tisserand Aromatherapy

Famed for their essential oils Tisserand are passionate about improving your wellbeing. With their team of UK based experts they source, blend and procure the finest quality essential oils from their HQ in West Sussex, at the foot of the South Downs. Muddy’s pick? Their Happy Vibes Shower Gel & Room Spray.

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