Brave Strong Beautiful, based in the heart of Edinburgh and just an 11-minute walk from Haymarket train station, is not only a hair salon, but a community interest company investing in the future of young people. Along with delivering quality hairdressing and beauty services, they offer opportunities for young people to study towards an svq2 in hairdressing, delivering extensive, ongoing education. They understand that young people also need additional support, and that good mental health is important in ensuring a young person stays on track. That’s why their hair salon provides additional well-being services. Their social mission is to support young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to gain employment while providing quality hairdressing and feeling supported and understood within the process.
Nearest public transport: There are various stops nearby for buses to and from the city centre, Haymarket train station is within an 11-minute walk and there is a tram stop within 5 minutes.
The team: There are 5 team members each of whom are qualified in the hairdressing industry.
What we like about the venue: Atmosphere: Bright, friendly and spacious. Brands and products used: Eleven Australia, Wella, GHD. Specialises in: Haircuts and colouring services. The extra touches: Complimentary refreshments are available and there's a super friendly salon dog.