A Journey From Junior To Award Winning Hairdresser!

Natalie Ursell has been part of the Laura Leigh Team for 5 years and has continued to grow into a Senior stylist and Colour Technician becoming one of our most popular and busiest Stylists. Natalie started her training at Laura Leigh Hair & Beauty at the age of 16. After completing some fantastic training, including L’Oreal expert courses, advanced colour training and of course the continuous advanced training that the talented Laura Leigh team provide in the salon. Natalie has worked her way up to the position of Senior Stylist and Senior Colour Technician. Natalie is now a Technical Trainer in the salon and has been requested to work back stage at London Fashion Week.

This year Natalie entered the L’Oreal Colour Trophy for the first time and we are incredibly proud to announce that Natalie reached the grand final and was Awarded ‘Best In The Region’ with her Men’s Image model.

L’Oréal Colour Trophy, the most prestigious live hairdressing competition, highlighting  some of the brightest hairdressing talents across the country. The L’Oréal Colour Trophy has evolved from its origin 64 years ago, growing from only 300 attendees in 1954 to now welcoming thousands of the industry’s greatest talents. L’Oréal Colour Trophy continues to inspire around the world, giving hairdressers the chance to share their passion and talent!

We would like to thank everyone who supported Natalie throughout the competition and to all of our clients for their continued support and loyalty.


Save 20% on your next Jessica manicure or pedicure treatment on Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s.

Choose any manicure or pedicure treatment from our nail bar menu including gel polish. Book the appointment on  a Tuesday or Wednesday and we will take 20% off the bill.

To make an appointment please call the front of house team and quote the mid-week mani offer 01242 530598


If you’re looking for wedding hair ideas and the latest wedding hair trends to inspire your bridal look, Laura shares her favourite wedding hair trends for 2019 that you need to know about, from undone up-dos to wedding braids.

Bridal Flower Crowns

Ethereal curls and classic up-dos got even prettier at Barcelona Bridal Week as Alejandro Resta’s models enchanted the fashion crowds with their horticultural halos. Also, seen at Jenny Packham, Wtoo by Watters and Reem Acra, flower crowns are most definitely back on the agenda, and they’re bigger than ever before. The catwalks were in full bloom for spring, from oversized floral crowns to individual blossoms nestled in curls.

Natural and Loose Bridal Hair

If it’s a less ‘done’ look you’re hoping to achieve, go with the flow of your natural texture and create a loose up-do with trailing tendrils. Think Meghan Markle’s wispy big-day bun and you’re on to a winner… I love it when brides choose a more natural, ‘undone’ look. If you wear your hair down every day, wear it down on your wedding day but add a little wave or curl, and maybe pull the front strands back off your face to make them look just a little bit more polished.

Bridal Braids

Spotted behind the scenes at Berta, Cymbeline and Suzanne Neville, bridal braids reigned supreme at the 2019 shows. For an edgy yet pretty swept-back style, switch it up à la Berta and opt for a dramatic plaited parting.

“Romantic, classic, relaxed or bohemian, there’s a braid to suit everyone,”


Bridal Ponytail

Although chic, understated and classic, a voluminous, textured ponytail is still capable of causing quite the stir. It’s always been one of our favourite bridal looks.A ponytail is elegant and sophisticated, but can still make a big statement. We’d recommend wearing this as your evening look because it’s fun, sexy and confident. You can dance the night away and not worry about your hair at all!

Bridal Headpieces

If it’s a fashion-forward edge you’re after, get inspired by the likes of Gracy Accad, Eliza Jane Howell and Yolan Cris who picked out everything from feathers and pearls to pretty pins and bejewelled fringing on the catwalk. A well-placed headpiece can do wonders to transform your big-day look. If you like the idea of an alice band, add it before you put your hair up so it’s built into your bridal look, then finish off with a hold and shine hairspray.

All bridal enquiries please email info@lauraleighhairdressing.co.uk


We are delighted to welcome our NEW Stylist Bunty to the team.

Bunty started her career working as a trainee stylist in a busy salon. After completing her hairdressing qualification she went on to receive some very influential training from the Vidal Sassoon academy in London & L’Oreal professionnel. Bunty is a dedicated stylist and is up to date with all the latest trends and techniques. Additionally Bunty has attended hairdressing press conferences, styling hair for product launches, conversing and demonstrating Styles to magazine editors including Vogue and Elle. Bunty has a background of performing arts, she loves the social aspect of working in a salon environment and the creativity she can bring out in to her work.
Bunty enjoys the versatility of both cutting and colouring but particularly enjoys creating bobs and bouncy blow drys.

‘I believe that creating a perfect look is to apply the technique and then adapt it to the specific client to accentuate their attributes and individuality’ Bunty x

To make an appointment with Bunty please call the reception team 01242 530598 or Book Online




For 24/7 powerful eyes, this is it. The ultimate lash treatment. You want fuller, thicker, longer lashes from the moment you wake? Extend makes it happen. Extend lash extensions are soft but strong. Each is beautifully curled and tapered to imitate natural lashes. They’re light enough not to weigh your own lashes down. And the effect is flawless.


Top-quality Extend lash extensions are attached one by one to each of your lashes. They come in different lengths, thicknesses and styles. You choose how bold a statement you want to make. Subtlety or all-out glamour


After a short consultation, you can put your feet up for approx 90 beautifying minutes. What’s not to love? Then you’re set for up to eight weeks wth an optional infill every 2-3 weeks. To keep your lashes looking their best, maintenance is required.


Be assured that our Extend latex-free lash adhesive has been formulated and tested to prevent damage to your lashes. You’re in safe hands with a Nouveau Lashes technician. One thing. Brave as you are, never try to take the lashes off on your own always return to the salon for removal.


Look after yourself. You and your lovely lashes deserve it. Pick up a mini mascara wand for twice daily use ensuring your new lashes are here to stay and for as long as possible.

To Book Please Call 01242 530598

T’s & C’s This offer is valid with Laura Crandon only. Valid until Friday 31st May. Subject to availability. This offer can not be used alongside any other offers or promotions

Please be aware that a sensitivity test must be undertaken in the salon at least 48 hours before any lash treatment 

3 for 2 Waxing Offer

Did you know we now offer waxing treatments?

We have a team of fully qualified beauty specialists expertly trained in all types of waxing, including intimate waxing. We use the premium brand LYCON wax. LYCON delivers superior results, removing stubborn hair as short as 1mm. At the same time, LYCON offers low temperature, super pliable and gentle waxing that is practically pain free!

Choose any 3 treatments from the list below and receive the cheapest service FREE!


Full leg £30.00
Half leg £20.00
Bikini £15.00
Extended bikini £22.00
Brazilian £30.00
Hollywood £35.00
Underarm £15.00
Lip/chin £10.00
Arm Prices from £15.00
Men’s chest Prices from £30.00
Men’s back Prices from £30.00

To make an appointment please call the front of house team: 01242 530598

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

2018 has been a special year for all of us here at the salon, we have welcomed a host of new members to the team making the Laura Leigh team bigger than ever before, something we’re incredibly proud of.

We have been able to expand our beauty team welcoming Nicole, Katie & Laura C to the team enabling us to offer a wide range of beauty treatments to compliment our existing hair services; welcoming more clients than ever before as a result.
To top it all off we clinched a number of awards including The SO-GLOS award for Gloucestershire’s Luxury Hair & Beauty salon & The salon of the year award from Cheltenham Bid.
Jay & Nadine were both proud to pass the L’Oreal Professional colour degree, earning the title of L’oreal Colour Specialists. A hugely exciting year all round- and we couldnt have done it without the continued support of our lovely clients and business neighbours.
2019 will be our 14th year here in Cheltenham and we couldnt be more excited for whats in store, both on a personal and professional level. We will continue to look for exciting ways in which we can build upon the luxurious service we offer to each and everyone of our clients.
The salon will be closed from Christmas Eve, we will reopen on January 2nd 2019.
Dont forget you can still book online using the website.

Thank you once again- we can’t wait to see you all in 2019

With Love from Laura x

Look like a knockout at your Christmas Party…

There’s no denying it, the festive season is well and truly upon us – so we’ve decided to offer a helping hand to all those fretting about endless hours of party preparation over the next few weeks with our new Ultimate Party Prep Package!

In one single appointment, we’ll take care of your hair, nails and make-up in one fell swoop, leaving you looking great and ready to celebrate. Our Ultimate Party Prep package includes a hair blow-dry and style, pampering manicure and make-up application by our professional in-house make-up artist Samantha Day; leaving you completely party-ready when you step out of our doors.

“We really wanted to help to take some of the stress out of the party season this year,” explained Laura, “which is where the idea for this one-stop-shop party solution came from. So many people find the preparation needed to feel fantastic for your festive bash daunting, or they simply don’t know where to start, so we take all of this stress away by essentially getting you ready without you having to lift a finger!”

“The package includes a professional hair blow-dry and style by one of our expert team at our signature Blow-Dry Bar, plus a manicure with our in-house beauty therapist at our Nail Bar and a make-up application session with our very own pro Sam. All you need to do is sit down and make yourself comfortable- we’ll have you fully party ready in no time!”

The Ultimate party prep package costs £90

To book, give the salon a call on 01242 530598 or email info@lauraleighhairdressing.co.uk.

A Very Cowley Christmas 2018: November 28th & 29th

For one sparkling night and two fabulous days Cowley Manor will play host to the return of the much loved and most anticipated Christmas event of the year – A Very Cowley Christmas 2018.
By nightfall on the 28th November the Manor House will be transformed into the most exclusive shopping address in the Cotswolds; bedrooms will become boutiques, the lounge will become a mecca of jewels, fine food, tipples and champagne, the ground floor a showcase of the most stylish gifts ideas and the Garden Room will be brimming with beauty.

We are thrilled to be involved, this really is the Cotswolds event of the festive season.

Door tickets for the evening of the 28th of November are £5 and include entry to the main shopping event of the season and a welcome Pear-tree martini – with all proceeds donated to Winston’s Wish. A Very Cowley Christmas has a proud heritage of supporting charities, and for 2018 we will be supporting Winston’s Wish, Open Door & St Catherines Hospice.

What’s On:

Wednesday 28th November

2pm – 3.30pm: Fashion Show, Winter Style Masterclass & Champagne Afternoon, tickets £25

From 4pm: Main Shopping Event

From 4pm-8pm: Laura Leigh Blowdry Bar

4.30pm: Masterclass – Christmas Sparkle by SpaceNK, tickets £15

7.30pm: Masterclass – Christmas Sparkle by SpaceNK, tickets £15

9.30pm: ’12 Days of Christmas’ Late Night Feast, tickets £45

Make a date with Laura and her fabulous team for an interactive masterclass on dry styling hair for this season! Discover what are the most popular trends and how to transform your look from day to night. These fun interactive styling sessions are great for everyone looking for tips to wear their hair differently or deciding on a new look for 2019!

Ticket price Charity £5 – includes a bespoke 20 minute mini styling masterclass, plus a Laura Leigh goodie bag worth £20!

To book, email events@cowleymanor.com or call 01242 870 900

All donations from the styling sessions will be given to St Catherines Hospice in Lancashire, who recently cared for Laura’s Grandmother in August.

Thursday 29th November

10.30am: Masterclass – Christmas Sparkle by SpaceNK, tickets £15

11.30am: Masterclass & Lunch – Create Your Own Christmas Candle followed by lunch, tickets £45

11.30am: Masterclass – Hassle Free Entertaining by Foodworks, tickets £15

Noon: Masterclass – Christmas Sparkle by SpaceNK, tickets £15 

3.30pm: Masterclass & Lunch – Create Your Own Christmas Candle followed by afternoon tea, tickets £45

We Hope To See You There,

Best Wishes,


Half Price CACI facial & £100 off any course booked before 30th November 2018

The secret ‘non-surgical facelift’ facial that has Kim Kardashian, Sadie Frost, and Jennifer Lopez addicted (and it costs as little as £55)

  • Kim Kardashian shared a snap as she got the ‘non-surgical face lift’ on instagram
  • Caci facials are a red carpet secret and often replace fillers and Botox
  • Uses electric currents to stimulate collagen production and is A list favourite 

How do CACI Facials work?

This clinically proven facial treatment has been working and improving for 25 years, it is a muscle lifting procedure that uses microcurrent technology to send out tiny electrical impulses helping to tone and soften facial expressions.

What sets CACI aside from other facials?

Exclusive Introductory Offer

Try your first CACI facial for half price and receive £100 off any course booked before 30th November 2018
To claim this offer on this revolutionary treatment call the front of house team today
01242 530598 
Use offer code CACI/50
Offer Ends 30th November 2018
This offer is also available to existing CACI clients

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