Mangalore: Ethnic Salon by Fringge for the Savvy

Pics: Violet Pereira

Things won?t be the same for the savvy Mangaloreans when it comes to beauty treatment. Fringge, an enterprise opened in Canara Club at Kadri Mallikatta has a wide range of beauty and health services in an altogether different kind of Ethnic ambiance blended with modern state of the art equipments and interiors.

Jeethesh and Shrutha, young couple from Mangalore are the owners of Fringge Ethnic Unisex Salon. Jeethesh, an MBA graduate from SDM Institute of Management Mysore, has 4 years experience in this line. His exclusive L?Oreal franchise Fringge Spa opened on January 10th, 2007 in West Gate Building, Kadri Nanthoor with the blessings of Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala has been a runaway success.

The exclusive and ethnic new setup in Canara Club is unique in many ways. Here, brick red terracotta pattern has been designed on the walls with white borders and terracotta designer tiles on the floor, antique furniture and old type electric switches, door and drawer knobs can be seen. The ceiling has modern look blended with ethnic murals and bright lights. Wall lamps are old style and so are the shelves that display beauty products. Windows have wooden frames, stained glass ventilators and venetian blinds that give the interiors an overall Goan kind of homeliness. Cool a/c maintains constant temperature all through the year.


Fringge has a wide range of beauty services for men and women. For men they offer hair care, inoa, hair spa, skin care, bleach, head message, manicure and pedicure, bridegroom package and spa serenade for body relaxation. For women, they have hair care, inoa, light make-up, bleach, skin treatment, skin care, waxing, spa serenade, head massage, threading, manicure and pedicure and bridal package. All the services are extended with utmost care and using safe and high grade international brand beauty products.

“With the changing face of Mangalore in particular and undivided South Kanara district in general, the ever demanding Mangaloreans ask for more”, says Jeethesh. “Thus we have ventured into something in this line with a class appeal and ethnic environment. We started this spa on March 31st this year with the intention of giving in house facility to the members of Canara Club and its affiliates, but the response of our clients and our reputation compelled us to make it open to public. All non-members who come for beauty care here have to register their name and address in the guest book as per rules of the club”, he explains.

A visit to Fringge certainly will be just the beginning. You will feel like spending a whole day there as the cool contemporary country and love songs keep you relaxed in its ethnic ambiance as well trained beauticians attend to you humbly and .pamper you with their magic fingers that may shape you to be a prince or princess charming!

For appointments, contact: Fringge Ethnic Unisex Salon, 3rd Floor, New Block, Canara Club, Mallikatta, Mangalore ? 575002

Phone: 0824 4270044, Cell: 95354 07044

Author: Rajanikanth Shenoy- Kudpi