Services Offered

Academy Salons at City of Bristol College logo.Our salons offer a range of hairdressing, beauty and holistic therapy treatments to students, staff and members of the public. As a client, you are acting as a model so that our students can gain the practical experience required for their training. Students are supervised at a level appropriate to their experience.

We charge a discounted rate in recognition of the fact that our services may take longer than in other high street salons.

PLEASE NOTE: Some services may not be available at particular salons at certain times of year. Please call us first to check.

Beauty treatments

Specialist Facial: £14.00

Pre-cleanse of the skin, followed by a prescriptive cleanse, exfoliate, steam and extraction of blackheads, facial massage, mask, tone and moisturise. This treatment takes approximately one hour.

Deluxe Decleor Facial: £25.00

This luxurious treatment includes a full facial - prescriptive cleanse, exfoliate, steam and extraction of blackheads, facial, shoulder, arm massage. It takes approximately 1 hour.

CACI (non-surgical face lift): £25.00

Application of an electrical current to tone the skin, smooth out wrinkles, open pores, improve circulation and reduce dark circles and puffiness around the eyes. This treatment takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour.

Eyelash tinting: £5.00

A tint is applied to the eyelashes, colour lasts for four to six weeks. Clients are required to have a patch test 48 hours prior to this service. This treatment takes approximately 15 minutes.

Eyebrow tinting: £5.00

A tint is applied to the eyebrows, colour lasts for two to three weeks. Clients are required to have a patch test 48 hours prior to this service. This treatment takes approximately 15 minutes.

Eyebrow shaping: £3.50

Removal of unwanted eyebrow hairs through plucking with tweezers. This treatment takes approximately 30 minutes.

Manicure: £11.50

Fingernails are shaped, excess cuticles are removed, hands and arms are exfoliated. Includes mask of the hands and arms up to the elbow. Optional extras include paraffin wax or hot oil. This treatment takes approximately 1 hour.

Pedicure: £11.50

Toenails are shaped, excess cuticles are removed, feet are exfoliated. Includes a mask applied to the foot. Optional extras include paraffin wax or hot oil. Clients are advised to bring flip flops to wear afterwards to avoid nail polish being smudged. This treatment takes approximately 1 hour.

Holistic therapy treatments

Full body aromatherapy massage: £13.50

A full body aromatherapy massage using pure essential oils blended for your individual needs. This massage includes the face and a full consultation. This treatment takes approximately 1 hour.

Aromatherapy back massage: £9.50

Warming essential oils such as ginger, black pepper and thyme help reduce back pain and inflammation, while peppermint, eucalyptus and lemon aid inflammation and over-tired muscles. Trainee therapists will discuss your requirements and blend oils specifically for you. This treatment takes approximately 45 minutes.

Reflexology: £8.50

An effective treatment based on the principle that the body is mapped on the feet. This deeply relaxing therapy focuses on the reflex points in the feet, to bring about health, relaxation and wellbeing. This treatment takes approximately 1 hour.

Swedish back massage: £8.95

Bringing about relief from headaches, back pain and neck ache, leaving you warm and invigorated. This treatment takes approximately 30 minutes.

Swedish massage: £12.95

A deep-tissue treatment that stimulates and uplifts, leaving you feeling both invigorated and relaxed. Our trainee therapists work on areas of discomfort and use a range of carrier oils or powder. This treatment takes approximately 1 hour.

Head Massage: £7.50

This is a relaxing treatment and it takes approximately 30 minute.

Hair services

All hair appointments begin with a full consultation.

Cutting and finishing

Cut and finish: from £7.50

Hair is cut to the desired length and styled accordingly.

Fashion cut / restyle from £9.50

A complete change in style - this needs to be booked in with a Level 3 stylist.

Shampoo and finish: from £5.50

Hair is washed using the appropriate shampoo/conditioner to suit your hair and then set in rollers, dried and styled to your requirements.

Wash and blow dry: £5.50

Hair is washed using the appropriate shampoo/conditioner to suit your hair type then styled accordingly (including straightening).

Colours and treatments

Conditioning treatments and rituals: from £7.50

We identify the perfect prescription treatment to improve the condition of your hair. Price includes conditioning product and finish. 

Colour and perm services: from £21.00

Hair is coloured or permed to suit your requirements. As well as a full consultation, you receive after-care advice during the service. A skin test is required 48 hours before all colour and perm services.

Foil high/lowlights - £21.00 - £29.00

Fine strands of hair are woven, placed in foil and tinted according to the desired look. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Cap high/lowlights: £21.00

Fine strands of hair pulled gently through a cap. Price includes a blow dry or set. Only suitable for short hair / above the shoulder.

Quasi colour: £13.00 - £21.00

An acid based colour which is kinder to your hair and lasts for between 12 to 24 shampoos. Applied to either wet or dry hair in between foils, as a full-head or partial colour. Can also be used to neutralise unwanted warm tones. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Semi-permanent colour: £10.50 - £14.50

Semi-permanent colour lasting between 6 to 8 shampoos, is applied to the hair to enhance natural tones and condition the hair. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Temporary colour: £7.50

Temporary colour is applied to the hair. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Re-growth colour: from £13.00

Colour is applied to the root area of natural hair re-growth. Mid lengths and ends may be refreshed with a quasi of the same colour at an additional cost. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Full head colour: £17.00 - £25.00

Permanent colour is applied to mid lengths, ends and roots. Price includes a blow dry or set.

Perming: from £20.00

Curls are added to the hair to enhance style. Price includes a blow dry or set.

For men

Please note, apart from the men's shampoo, cut and style, the following services are exclusive to barber sessions.

Men's shampoo, cut and style: £4.50

Hair is cut to the desired length and styled accordingly.

Hair tattooing: £2.00

Patterns are designed into the hair.

Facial and beard trimming: £1.50

Facial and beard hair is trimmed to the desired length.