This Is Where You’ll Find Me During Term Time
One of life’s guarantees as a student is that unless you have a bank for a father, you will be broke at some point during your studies. It helps to stick to a budget but if you’re like me and you look at your bank statement each month confused at where all the money went and you still like your beauty treatments then there’s something that’s been right under your nose.. your fellow students!
One of my friends studies at the London College of Beauty Therapy, and last week I visited the college so she could practice treatments to go towards her grades. I paid just under £8 for waxing, and that’s when I discovered their salon. I felt pretty silly soon afterwards at how I wouldn’t usually hesitate to pay extortionate amounts for a facial when the salon does a pretty good Deep Cleansing Facial for just £20 with a student therapist. Although they’re students and wouldn’t be as experienced as a fully qualified therapist, practice makes perfect and they are practising on you after all.
There’s a million and one treatments you can get for cheap like a deluxe hour long pedicure for just £15, full leg wax for £12.50, lip wax for £3.50 and full body massage for £28, a fraction of what other salons in London charge. And that’s why you’ll find me here in the middle of the semester when purse strings are tightest, but definitely not tight enough for a mani!