Essence Hair and Beauty Salons

Eastleigh College runs six commercial salons, open to the public, offering a comprehensive range of beauty, holistic and hair treatments at very reasonable prices. Students of hair and beauty at the College are able to put their learning into practice with paying customers, under the guidance of tutors, who all have extensive industry experience.
Treatments on offer include:
  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Facial treatments 
  • Eye treatments* 
  • Make-up 
  • Waxing 
  • Massage 
  • Electrical treatments (face and body)
  • Spa treatments
  • Hair cutting
  • Hair colouring*
  • Barbering  

Please see the below table for treatment days and times as of September 2015. Please note, Hair and Beauty salons are open during term-time only and are subject to availability and the neccessary *patch test.

Treatment/ Service




Wash, Deep conditioning treatment, Cuts, Styling, Full head tint*, Hi-Lights, Root regrowth  Desborough Campus  Monday  09:00 - 16:00
Facial, Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing, Eye treatment*, Lash extensions, Body massage, Pre-blended aromatherapy  Desborough Campus  Tuesday  13:00- 18:00
Wash, Deep conditioning treatments, Cuts, Styling, Full head tint*, Hi-Lights, Root regrowth*, Colour correction, Barbering  Desborough Campus  Wednesday  09.30 - 18:00
Facial, Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing, Eye treatments* Desborough Campus Thursday 15:00- 18:00

 Commercial Beauty Salons

(This salon is run by qualified Level 2 & 3 students.  Prices are different to that of the student prices. Please see price list below).

Facial, Electrical Facial & Body Treatments, Manicure, Pedicure, Shellac, Eye Treatments*, Make-up, Waxing, Pre-blended Aromatherapy Massage, Neck, Back & Shoulder Massage, Ear Candles


Desborough Campus




10:00- 15:00


Price List

Potential clients should note that treatments can sometimes take a little longer than in high street salons, and this is reflected in the reduced cost.

Please click here to view the essence@eastleigh full price list.

The below salons are run by qualified Level 3 students.* 

  • Hair Salon - Mondays 9am - 3pm and Fridays 10am - 4pm. To view the hair salon price list please click here.
  • Beauty Salon - Fridays 10am - 4pm. To view the beauty price list please click here.

To make a booking please contact us on 023 8091 1028 or via email Please note the essence reception is manned between the hours of the open salons on Mondays and Fridays.

*Please note some treatments require patch tests 24/48 hours prior to treatment.