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Bristol Beauty School


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Waxing Courses

Waxing is one of the most popular salon treatments with male and female clients and for which clients return every four to six weeks. Making it a perfect source of regular income. As well as being one of the most effective hair removal techniques it also leaves the skin soft, smooth and rejuvenated.

We offer a beginner-level waxing course and courses in Brazilian and Hollywood waxing for more experienced therapists.

Bristol School of Beauty Makeup Course Model

Makeup Courses

The makeup industry is thriving, the popularity of YouTube and Instagram has seen a boom in the number of clients looking for a makeup artist not just for brides, but for nights out, festivals, costume parties and events.

Whether you are a complete beginner, a beauty therapist looking to add makeup to your service menu, or a self-taught makeup artist wanting to up-skill and gain an accredited certificate, Bristol Beauty School has the course for you.

Lash and brow course - tweezers on eyebrows

Lash & Brow Courses

Lashes and brows are the beauty obsession of the decade and have never been so popular with clients. Many clients are opting for semi-permanent solutions which means that your clients will return regularly for maintenance.

Bristol Beauty School offers a range of lash and brow courses including Eyelash Lifting and Eyelash Extensions. All courses are suitable for beginners and therapists looking to expand the range of services they offer.

Body Treatment & Massage Courses

We offer a range of courses designed to treat the body both on the inside and the outside.

We run holistic therapy courses in Swedish Body Massage, Indian Head Massage and Essential Oils to promote wellness and relaxation. These treatments have a relatively low start-up cost and, as a massage therapist, you can plan your work pattern to suit your lifestyle.

In addition, we offer Spray Tanning and Body Wrap training to ensure your clients look and feel great on the outside too.

Nail course - lady having a manicure

Nail Courses

Manicures & Pedicures are two of the most in-demand services within the beauty industry and popular all year round. Due to the glossy, long-lasting finish, requests for gel polish have surged in the last decade.

Our training comprehensively covers manicure and pedicure techniques as well as the processes involved in applying gel polish So, whether you are beginner or looking to enhance your career you will find a course at Bristol Beauty School that’s right for you.

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Facials and Skin Care Courses

We are spending more than ever on skincare, with UK sales totalling £1.15 billion in the last year. There is a demand for a natural-looking glow and young-looking skin without the need for surgery.

Bristol Beauty School teaches facials and skincare techniques via its range of courses. As well as a beginner-level facials course, we also offer more advanced training in the areas of demaplaning and microdermabrasion.

Not sure which course to choose? Read our helpful blog that will give you essential facts about the different beauty qualifications on offer including ABT, VTCT and NVQ courses, so you can decide which is right for you.

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About Our Courses

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Our Team

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Jane Vickers Bristol Beauty School



make up tutors at bristol beauty school Jo and Kate



Tracet O'Drisscoll



What Our Students Say

“I had a fantastic day on the facial and skincare course, I couldn’t believe how much I learnt in a one-day course! Wonderful tutor with lots of knowledge and we got to play with beautiful products. Thank you, Jane!”

“The beauty school is very clean and hygienic! It offers a part time beauty course which covers so much information, you can do plenty of day courses which don’t feel rushed at all, you do honestly come away feeling so confident!”

“Had a fantastic day on the Airbrush Makeup Course with Kate and Jo. They are fantastic teachers and I highly recommend the Bristol Beauty School. I will be returning for more courses. I can’t wait to get started now!”

“I have been for a few training courses with Jane and Tracey, and I have to say it is by far the best training experience I have ever had they are so helpful and understanding they make learning safe and fun! They want you to succeed so they are always there when you need them thoroughly recommend!!”

“I really wanted to thank you, I was so nervous about the lash lifting course and you all just put me at ease, you just gave me the confidence I was missing, and I honestly cannot Thank you enough.”

“This was probably the best short course I have even undertaken! Definitely worth the 4 hrs drive! Jo was AMAZING and made us feel soo at ease! Would recommend  the photographic to everyone.”

“I had the best few months studying at Bristol Beauty School. My tutor was a fantastic support and I learnt so much through the courses. They were great fun, really interesting and they gave me the skills and confidence to start running my own business. I loved it and will be back to do more courses to add to my treatment list. Can’t wait! Thank you so much for kick starting a fantastic career opportunity for me. I will be forever grateful!!! X.”

“Completed several courses over the past couple of months, was made to feel very welcome, very relaxed and confident in myself (which is important to me!). I have learnt so much on a one-to-one basis and in small groups which has been perfect for me! I also know that with practice I will become confident in all areas of beauty I have studied and know that Bristol Beauty School will be there for me if needed!”

I would highly recommend to everyone if you want to learn something new or build a business! Thank you so much Jane! You really are lovely! X”

“Jane is an amazing teacher and is always willing to answer any questions and re-explain things. I really enjoyed the manicure and pedicure course and the one-to-one tuition is great!! Thank you”

“I completed the Fashion and Bridal Makeup course in December and I loved it. I learned loads and was made to feel very confident. I highly recommend this course. Jane is a fabulous teacher and makes you feel very relaxed and welcome in her class. Thanks Jane. x”

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We are fully accredited with the Association of Beauty Therapists (ABT), which means you can work professionally and you will be able to obtain the appropriate insurance.


We pride ourselves on being friendly and helpful as we want you enjoy your training as much as we enjoy teaching it.


We are here to provide you with on-going support and you are always welcome contact us to answer any query you have regarding your training or future career as a beauty therapist.


Our tutors have a wealth of knowledge, with over 25 years industry experience. We specialise in teaching adults and have worked at City of Bristol College.