Beauty services inside The Arcade reopen

Beauty services inside The Arcade reopen

Posted on: 13 Jul 2020

Following a further easing of lockdown measures, several beauty businesses inside The Arcade shopping quarter have reopened. 


Located in Bristol’s shopping district, you’ll find The Arcade - a Grade II listed shopping quarter.


It’s a hub for independent businesses; from sustainable fashion brands to a specialist hair salon for kids.


This morning (Monday 13 July), several independent retailers inside the quarter have reopened for business, following a further easing of lockdown measures.


Businesses include nail salon Kelly's Nails, beauty salon Beauty Zone and tattoo and piercing studio, Inked Up. 

Here's what you need to know. 


Kelly's Nails


Nail technicians Kelly's Nails have reopened for business, offering Acrylic, Gel and Shellac Gel nail treatments.


Due to government guidelines, the salon is not able to perform facial wax treatments for the time being. 


To view a full pricelist, visit The Arcade's website. To book an appointment, call 07554 866666. 

Take a look inside Kelly's Nails: 

Beauty Zone

Beauty salon Beauty Zone has reopened with limited services. 


Due to government guidelines, the salon cannot perform treatments involving the face. Those visiting the salon will be asked to wear a mask.

To book an appointment, visit the Beauty Zone website


Inked Up


Tattoo and piercing studio Inked Up has also reopened with slightly reduced services, and has announced details of in-salon social distancing measures on their Facebook page


In the announcement, the studio has said it will be operating on an appointment-only basis, and those entering the salon must wear a mask.

Book an appointment via email:

Ek Hair 

Family hair salon EK Hair reopened earlier this month, on Saturday 4 July. 

To keep clients safe, the EK Hair team updated their website with a COVID-19 section, which contains essential information for those visiting the salon. 

Find out more about the salon's reopening here


The Arcade began welcoming back shoppers in June. To celebrate its reopening, a new mural thanking NHS and key workers has been displayed.


The historic quarter also introduced a new one-way system to implement social distancing.


The reopening of The Arcade's beauty services follows that of award-winning card shop Card Shack, tailoring service Needle & Thread and key cutters Mabz.


Sustainable brand Illustrate welcomed back visitors for the first time since March last week, on Thursday 9 July. It's now open from Thursday to Saturday, 10:00 to 17:00.


Food businesses in The Arcade have also reopened, including Italian café Taste of Napoli and custom milkshake bar Shakeaway.

A new mural has appeared in The ArcadeA new mural by local artist Beki Wills thanks key workers inside The Arcade


Units yet to reopen include The Arcade’s contemporary art gallery, Gallery du 808, which has announced it’ll reopen on Monday 20 July. 


Both Maya's Eyebrows and Sobey's Vintage Clothing are yet to announce when they will reopen. 

Keep up to date with The Arcade on Facebook and Twitter

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