Bury has been ranked as the eighth vainest area in the UK according to new data from hair and beauty distributor Chris & Sons.

The firm ranked areas of the UK according to the number of hairdressers and beauty salons per 100,000 people.

When mapping the area, they discovered that Bury was the eighth vainest area in all of England, with 99 shops per 100,000 people.

Westminster came first with 178 shops per 100,000 followed by Kensington and Chelsea (160) then Camden with 115.

Bury Times: Credit: Chris & SonCredit: Chris & Son

The least vain areas included the Isle of Scilly with zero shops, followed by Rochford, Breckland, Redditch and finally West Devon. 

Director of Chris & Sons, Andrew Vassiliou, said: “It’s no surprise that us Brits like to keep well-groomed, however, we were shocked to find out that back in 2019 a record-breaking £8.6bn was spent at hairdressers and personal care salons in the UK.”

“We know first-hand that the hairdressing and beauty industry has been one of the hardest hit by the UK’s pandemic lockdowns, with turnover falling by an average of 45 per cent in 2020 compared to 2019.

“However, we are confident that the industry will continue to bounce back and grow, just as it did before” 

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