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Hair Ideas for Students from Blakes Hair Salon in Canterbury

Stand out from the crowd and wow your friends as you head back to school, college or uni with a fabulous new look this autumn!

Starting a new term at college or university is the perfect time to reinvent your look.  Why keep your hair exactly the same throughout your school years?  There’s a whole host of fantastic hairstyles to choose from instead!

Pop into Blakes Hair & Beauty Salon in Canterbury and our friendly stylists will be very happy to talk through some cool hair ideas that will suit you and your lifestyle.  Plus, we offer a brilliant Student Discount just for you, so why wait?

We are also here for younger children who are just starting a new year primary school or secondary school.  Whether you want a simple trim and tidy-up or a smart new hairstyle for school, let the stylists at Blakes work their magic.

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A Girly Bun

A girly bun is always a great versatile look!  Ideal if you’re sporty and active as you can simply whip your hair into a quick bun and you are ready to go.  For a more intricate upstyle – maybe for a special night out, prom or social – book in for a cool updo at Blakes Hair & Beauty Salon in Canterbury.

Barely-There Waves

There is something gorgeous about tousled barely-there waves.  These can be achieved whatever your hair length, by using some texturising styling mousse and a bit of scrunching – the messier the better!  More structured waves also look great but can take longer to achieve (use your heated styling wand or straighteners to achieve a relaxed wavy hairstyle).  Ask your Blakes stylist for advice.


Braided hairstyles are a hot hair fashion trend right now.  Dutch braids, fishtail braids and halo braids are all great looks and can be as messy or as tidy as you like!  They can be difficult to achieve if you aren’t an expert, but pop into Canterbury hair salon and and we can braid your hair for you!

Rainbow Colours for Hair

Fancy really reinventing your look?  Banish your mousy hair colour right now and opt for a sensational new hair colour from Blakes Hair Salon in Canterbury!  We offer a whole rainbow of hair colour choices and can talk you through the process, assess your hair, and come up with a colour that suits you.  Bear in mind, of course, that vibrant hair colour does require some up-keep so if you can’t afford to maintain your colour regularly, have a chat with your friendly colour technician at Blakes about some semi-permanent hair colour alternatives.

Book Your Back To Uni Hair Cut or Colour at Blakes Hair & Beauty Salon in Canterbury

While the examples above focus on the girls, we also offer a great selection of hair cut & styles for men too.  Book your hair cut or colour by calling the salon on 01227 768418 or use our easy online booking system.