With branches in Widnes and St Helens, Essentials Hair and Beauty Supplies is a family owned business established in 2006. Our aim is to supply the beauty trade of the Merseyside and the UK with their Essential Hair and Beauty Supplies covering them from head to toe. Our customers are our main priority and that’s why we only employ staff who love our customers as much as we do. Whether you’re looking for advice, recommendations or reviews our staff are here to help you.

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Whether you’re new to the beauty industry or you’re just looking to refresh or add new skills, Essentials Hair and Beauty Supplies also offer an extensive range of beauty courses and hair workshops that all can attend.

  • “Really enjoyed the course and both Clare and Ria were very helpful and explained everything very well.”

    Janet, Gel Polish attendee

  • “Favourite part of the training was the polish application and learning how to adapt using glitters. Training was thorough and I found this course to be fab!”

    Kirsty, Gel Polish attendee

  • “Love this place, if they don’t have something I’ll need they will go out there way to get it for me. Lovely girls x”

    Samantha, Customer

  • “I took part in basic make up today, loved every bit and learned a lot. I would recommend to anyone, staff were great too!”

    Sarah, Basic Makeup Application attendee

  • “I have done 3 courses with essentials now, waxing, basic make-up and crazy angle spray tan. And every single one was amazing would highly recommend and look forward to doing many more. […]

    Kelly, Course Attendee


We offer salon professional products to the Trade.


Essentials Hair and Beauty Supplies are happy to provide our customers with several VAT FREE Days throughout the year. Sign up to our mailing list to find out when the next VAT FREE Day is.


Our training courses are great if you’re a beginner looking to get into the beauty industry or a professional looking to refresh or gain new skills. There’s a course to suit every profession ranging from Hair Workshops to Waxing and Lashes.