About Us

Meet the team

We’ve been working hard recently to create a safe salon environment ready to welcome all our clients back with open arms.

At Mango Beauty, your satisfaction is our number one priority. Since 2018, we’ve provided Dereham Town and surrounding villages with a wide range of quality products and personalised nail and beauty services that are catered specifically to your needs. We are fueled by the desire to have you feeling and looking great. Swing by to start looking and feeling amazing!


marika akhurst

Owner & Nail Technician

Qualified in Nail and Beauty in 2013 after working mobile and in another salon. Opened the Mango Beauty Salon based at Dereham in 2018. Verified Coffee Addict ☕

ros perring

Nail Technician

After a change in career, obtained City and Guilds for Nails in 2009. At 4’11” her favorite quote is, ‘You’ve got to hand it to small people… sometimes they can’t reach’. 🙋‍♀️

lauren wheeler

Nail Technician

Qualified from college in Nails and Beauty back in 2012 and has worked in a number of different salons before joining the team. I love Vodka, donuts and doing nails. This is the key to my heart 💖

charlotte perring

Nail Technician

Newest member to join the ‘MangoMafia’. At 5’0” we like to call her ‘Mini Mango’. After joining the team as tea girl, she’s progressed to being a qualified nail technician and a valued member of the team. When she’s not working, she can be found rustling through her designated snack drawer. 🍭

shannon evans

Nail Technician

Qualified in Hair and Beauty in 2011, decided to take a career change to tattooing and explore a new path. After falling back into love with doing nails requalified in 2019. Her tattooing background gives her a passion for nail art and all things gothic. 🕷️

I have been going to Mango Beauty for a few months now. I love the environment and the girls that work there are all hilarious. I wouldn't ever go anywhere else. Thank you!
Milly Goldsmith
Dereham, UK