College Department

Tel: 0845 850 9984 Fax: 0141 620 2811 email: Habia / CPC
Student Kits - Hair & BeautyOrdering student kits from Beauty Express is easy. Our advanced ordering system means the Beauty Express College Department is fully equipped to ensure that ordering your student kits is an easy process.

Our hair and beauty kits contain quality products at an affordable price. We are one of the leading suppliers of student kits in the UK and Ireland and have tremendous buying power and stock holding. This means we offer you the best price guaranteed. We make sure all our products offer you the best value for money, without compromising on quality.

In addition, we are a CPC recommended supplier of beauty consumables and equipment. So when you choose Beauty Express for your kit requirements, you can trust you are in safe hands. We can also tailor make kits to your specific needs. Just let us know the contents and we will put together a quotation we know will make you happy!

Our team of experienced Regional Account Managers travel up and down the UK and Ireland visiting colleges to discuss how we can help your college. For more information on how to contact your local manager please refer to the Contact Us page.

1. Make contact 2. Get a step ahead 3. Be quoted
Discuss your kits for next season with Beauty Express. We can guide you through this on the phone or arrange a meeting. Think about all the products you want in your kits. We can advise what to include and show you a selection of products as well as making sure you don’t forget those vital part-time courses. In addition to your kit contents, we will collate all your information. How many kits will you need? Will they be delivered to the college? or home deliveries? When do you need them for? details like email, telephone number and best time to contact you. Your quote is now passed to a dedicated team of administrators
who will compile all your kit quotations and ensure you get the best value.
4. Check the quote 5. Being prepared 6. Packing up parcels
Make sure you are happy with your quotes. Beauty Express will contact you and go over these with you. Check the contents and the pricing – it is better to make any amendments at this stage. Simply sign, date and return the kit confirmation sheet to let us know how many kits you require and when, and Beauty Express will do the rest! Beauty Express will now send you a Kit Companion Folder along with order forms for your students. This is the essential guide containing all the information you need to contribute to a smooth running kit season. At this stage, an online ordering system can also be set up for students to order online…now sit back and have a coffee! All kit requirements are now passed to the College Kit Warehouse. Beauty Express make up tens of thousands of kits and are experts at getting it right first time.

7. Get kitted out 8. Checked off 9. Check list
Your kits will be dispatched as per your agreed delivery requirements. Beauty Express will send your kit coordinator an update of student payments at the start of term and at regular intervals thereafter.
Every student kit will contain a contents check list allowing the students to check each item easily.

Habia is the government approved standards setting body for hair, beauty, nails and spa and creates the standards that form the basis of all qualifications including NVQ’s, SVQ’s, Apprenticeships, Diplomas and Foundation degrees, as well as industry codes of practice.

In order to keep up with the latest developments and changes to standards Beauty Express have been working closely with Habia to create a number of student kits that will provide everything a student will require for each college course.

Beauty Express is delighted to add this series of Habia approved kits to our
existing standard kit portfolio and supply colleges within the UK and Ireland.

Order student kits online with Beauty Express
Beauty Express is also the first to introduce online ordering for student kits.
This makes the kit ordering process quicker, efficient and hassle free for lecturers and students.

Simply confirm your kit contents we will give your college a dedicated page on our website where students can login, select their kit and pay securely.

For more information on how to order your kits online please refer to our section about online ordering.

College Refurbishment with Beauty Express
Creating a new salon within your college or refurbishing your existing salon is an easy and stress free process with Beauty Express. Our team of Regional Account Managers have helped colleges throughout the UK and Ireland to create beautiful, practical teaching salons with equipment that suits your specific college needs. No salon is too big or small and we offer a design service to help you make the most of your space and equipment.

We can work with your architects, builders and lecturers to ensure your salon is fitted with quality equipment, on time and on budget.

If your college is planning a development, simply contact your local Manager to arrange an appointment. For more information on how to contact your local Manager please refer to the Contact Us page.

The Crescent Purchasing Consortium have nominated Beauty Express as a preferred supplier for beauty consumables and for beauty furniture and equipment. If you would like more information on The Crescent Purchasing Consortium please visit


If you are a CPC college, please contact the college department for your opening pack - tel: 0845 850 9984, or email: