Who We Are
Bristol School of Hair Design is an innovative leader in beauty education.
Since its opening over 27 years ago, Bristol School of Hair Design has been successfully educating students and preparing them
for successful careers in the beauty industry.
Our highly skilled instructors, extensive hands-on training, and structured curriculum allow our students to become successful
professionals in the industry.
The courses offered at Bristol School of Hair Design are designed not only to provide students with technical skill-based training but also to inspire students to explore creativity and their passion for this industry.
We will equip you with the skills and confidence needed to meet your goals and achieve your dreams.
Bristol School of Hair Design opened its doors in March of 1992 as a Cosmetology School.
In July 1994, Ann West, the current Director and sole owner of the school, purchased Bristol School of Hair Design.
Since taking over ownership of the school, Bristol School of Hair Design has continually worked to improve its program offerings.
Progressively, between 1994 and 2009, Bristol School of Hair Design has increased its course offerings from one to ten.
Bristol School of Hair Design now offers programs in Cosmetology, Master Barber, Barber (Virginia), Nail Technology (Virginia), Manicuring, Basic Esthetics (Virginia), Esthetics, Master Esthetics, Instructor Training for Esthetics, and Instructor Training for Cosmetology, Barbering and Nail Technology.
Located at 805 Commonwealth Avenue in Bristol, VA, the school is less than a mile from the Tennessee state line and
is proud to offer courses for Virginia as well those tailored for licensure in
states such as Tennessee.
For over 25 years, Bristol School of Hair Design has been helping students pursue their dreams and begin exciting new careers.
Our mission is to provide students with top-quality education
and to instill in them a level of professionalism and skill that will prepare them for employment and allow them to excel in the beauty industry.
Bristol School of Hair Design is dedicated to educating quality
Barbers, Cosmetologists, Estheticians, Nail Technicians/Manicurists, and Instructors.
Graduates are able to meet both the present and future demands of the beauty industry.