Botanica Salon

Gateshead College Botanica

Treat yourself to a range of hair and beauty treatments in our modern industry-standard botanica salon, offering hair, beauty and barbering services to the general public.  

Relax and unwind in the hands of our student stylists and beauty therapists, who will provide you with the very latest hair care, beauty therapy and men's grooming services, leaving you feeling sufficiently pampered at a fraction of the usual high street salon price.

Because everyone is unique, we listen carefully to our clients and deliver personalised recommendations based on your individual needs, whether this be the treatments we recommend or the products we suggest.

We promise you'll look great and feel fantastic when you leave botanica.

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Price list

Our treatment services are looked after by our Level 2 & 3 students who are supervised by our qualified tutors. 

Facial treatments 

Relaxing facial (1 hour) - £10
Luxury Specialised Facial (1.5 hours) - £15
Non-surgical facelift (1 hour) - £17
Microdermabrasion (1 hour) - £15
Advanced anti-aging facial (Level 4) (1.5 hours) - £25 
Make-up application - £5

Hand, feet & nail treatments

Manicure - £7
Luxury manicure - £12
Pedicure - £9
Luxury pedicure - £15
Gel polish (hands only) - £12
Gel polish removal - £5
Gel polish with removal £15

Liquid & powder or UV gel nail extensions

Application - £12
Infills - £10
Removal - £5

Waxing 

Eyebrow wax - £4
Full leg - £12
Half leg - £8
Under arm - £6
Bikini line - £6
Lip & chin - £4

Eye treatments

Eyebrow shape (wax or tweeze) - £4
Eyebrow tint - £4
Eyelash tint - £4
Party eyelashes (individual eyelashes) (Level 2) - £6
Strip eyelashes (Level 2) - £6

Semi-permanent make up 

Please enquire. Call us on 0191 490 2283 to find out more.

Body treatments (Level 3)

Full body massage - £12
Relaxing back massage - £8
Personalised body treatment - £10
Back facial - £10
Hot stone massage £15 (£10 back only)

St Tropez Spraytan £10

St Tropez hand applied tan £10

IPL treatments

IPL permanent hair removal - Call us on 0191 490 2283 to find out more.

IPL Thread Vein Removal from £5

IPL Anti-pigmentation treatment from £5

Pamper Packages*

Relax & restore - £20 (Luxury facial & personalised electrical body treatment. 2.5 hours)

Pamper & indulge - £22 (Luxury manicure & luxury pedicure. 2 hours) 

*Subject to availability 

Our hair services are looked after by our Level 2 & 3 students who are supervised by our qualified tutors. 

Milkshake Treatments

Milkshake integrity system - £4.50

Milkshake natural care mask - £2.50

Milkshake argan cocktail - £3

Direct colour cocktail - £4.50

 

Level 2 hair services

Blow dry - £4

Shampoo and set - £4

Cut and blow dry - £6

Cut & shampoo and set - £6

Semi-permanent colour - £12

Quasi-permanent colour - £15

Permanent root re-growth - £22

Permanent tint, full head - £27

Hair up - £6

Highlights/lowlights - One shade only - £22 (using cap, wraps or foils)

Permanent wave - £15/£20 (depending on length and thickness of hair)

 

Level 3 hair services

Advanced cut and blow dry - £10 (including restyle)

Multi-highlights and technical colouring services - Starting from £25

Prescriptive colour correction - Strarting from £30

Advanced hair up (including bridal) - Starting from £10

 

Please note:

All colour services require a skin test no less than 48hrs prior to your appointment.  All prices include a cut and blow dry. 

Open Thursdays - 1pm to 4.30pm

Gents cut and finish
Staff & public - £3
Students - £28

Wet cut - £2

Dry cut - £1.50

Stencil work - £1

Moustache/bread trims - £1

Highlights (shoe-shine or cap) - Price on consultation

Colour flashes - Price on consultation

Quasi-permanent colour - Price on consultation

*Students get third cut free

Opening hours

Treatments are available during term time only.

Some treatments based on Level 3 student availability. Call 0191 490 2283 or send a booking request using the form located at the bottom of the page. 


Monday

  • Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing - from 1.15pm
  • Level 4 Beauty Therapy (Advanced Anti-ageing Facial, IPL Hair Removal) - from 2pm
  • Level 3 Beauty Therapy (Non-surgical facelift, Microdermabrasion facial) - 4.30pm


Tuesday

  • Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing - from 1.15pm


Wednesday

  • Level 2 Hairdressing - from 9am
  • Level 2 Beauty (Manicure, pedicure, relaxing facial, *eyelash/brow tinting, *strip & individual lashes) - 5.30pm - 8.30pm
  • Level 3 Beauty (Non-surgical, microdermabrasion, LSF. Back massage, full body massage) - 5.30pm - 8.30pm


Thursday

  • The Barber Shop - from 1pm
  • Level 2 Beauty (Manicure, pedicure, relaxing facial, *eyelash/brow tinting, *strip & individual lashes) 1-3pm


Friday

  • Level 2 Hairdressing - from 9am
  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy (Manicure, pedicure, relaxing facial, *eyelash/brow tinting, *strip & individual lashes) - 9.30am-12.30pm & 1.30-4.30pm
  • Level 3 Beauty (Non-surgical, microdermabrasion, LSF. Back massage, full body massage) - 1.30-4.30pm
  • Level 3 Nail Tech (acrylic and gel nails) - 1.30pm


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