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Just The Tonic Beauty & Retreat

Rugby born and bred, Karen Cox has developed a love for her community and expressed how much she loves seeing it grow with new houses being built. As she sees more people flock to her hometown, it’s only natural that more people will need to feel pampered. Whether that’s through her range of beauty treatments, such as nail treatments and waxing, or with her ever-growing range of holistic therapies, Just the Tonic in Rugby is there to provide a space for you to destress and relax.

With support from her daughter helping her to create her brand and logo, Karen set up Just the Tonic Beauty and Retreats in March 2019, providing a range of services to help you rejuvenate and restore. With over ten years of experience providing holistic therapy and beauty treatments, Karen found it increasingly important to provide a relaxing space in her community for people to unwind and pamper themselves.

Covid 19 had a big impact on Karen’s business, with all hands on services halted, the steady growth she had achieved before our first lockdown felt lost. But now things have reopened, Karen has started again with fresh motivation and ideas. With an increasing demand for massages and other holistic treatments rather than her beauty services, Covid 19 has allowed Karen to grow and develop the holistic therapies she has on offer.

Less people have been interested in having their nails done, with fewer places to go out and an increased need for wellbeing support. There has also been an increasing awareness of the benefits many holistic therapies can have to aid our well-being; through relaxing and restorative practices and a calming space to unwind, Karen is creating a perfect space to support you with restoring balance.

Expect soothing aromas and relaxing music when you visit Just the Tonic at Webb Ellis Court in Rugby. Open to the public and the residents, Karen works solo providing exceptional holistic therapies and beauty treatments. With many of her customers being residents at Webb Ellis Court, Karen’s knowledge and passion for supporting individuals struggling with aches and pains has grown into supporting people to escape isolation and loneliness too.

Karen told us her passion lies in helping people to feel good; she enjoys providing beauty treatments and being able to pamper others. But her true calling is further towards holistic therapies; providing an expert approach to supporting individuals with all kinds of issues that are affecting their wellbeing. Specifically, Karen plans to continue developing the range of therapies and services she offers to perimenopausal and menopausal women. It doesn’t matter what age you are, you deserve to float away and relax.

Float Away and Relax; we are sure you will leave feeling just that with Karen’s Floating Goddess Facial which starts with a back massage and includes a foot, leg, hand, and arm massage. Karen uses a range of L.A Skincare products for her varying facial treatments; choose from a repairing facial, through to detoxifying and sensitive skin suitable facials. Karen’s aim from the moment you step into her peaceful sanctuary is to ensure you feel relaxed, comfortable and leave feeling replenished.

Karen has taken care of all the small details so you can arrive and enjoy Just the Tonic’s calm and soothing space and treatments. She uses a range of balms and oils in her massage treatments specially formulated to ease the symptoms of menopause, relieve pain, and provide hormonal balances using aromatherapy oils such as clary sage and geranium.

And for her pregnancy massage, she uses mandarin oil which is the only safe essential oil for use during pregnancy. Working to relax muscles, soothe nausea and calm the mother-to-be, Just the Tonic’s pregnancy massage is ideal for any expecting mothers looking to take a moment for themselves and ease some of their stresses.

And if reflexology is more your thing, you will be in safe hands with Karen, channeling her decade of experience into her treatments to improve circulation, relieve pain and relax through the pressure points in your feet. You can also enjoy a Hot Stone Massage or Indian Head Massage at Just the Tonic by booking online here.

This business owner wants to go the extra mile for her customers with her plans for the coming year. In the Spring of next year, Just the Tonic’s Retreats will be welcoming guests to Cornwall. Hosted by Karen and her daughter, you will be able to take part in a restorative retreat; a perfect gift to pamper a loved one or treat yourself. After all, you deserve to feel good, especially after the year we’ve all had!

Karen is exploring all avenues to bring restorative and holistic support to our community, including hosting workshops on mini facials. This could be the start of plenty of helpful classes provided by Just the Tonic Beauty and Retreats, so keep your eyes peeled for updates on their website.

You can also follow Karen and Just The Tonic on Facebook and Instagram.