The Real Salon is a contemporary hair, body and beauty salon in the heart of West Bridgford.

At Real we are passionate about hair, skincare and wellbeing. We recognise that feeling good about ourselves, inside and out, helps contribute to our quality of life.

Important notice

It is with regret and sadness that in line with government guidelines The Real Salon will remain closed until early July. We have no definite opening date and until we do we suggest you hold back from trying to making an appointment.

We know that what we do for many of you is much more than a haircut or a beauty treatment, we believe we have a REAL community and we will be doing all we can to keep in touch via email and through the website sharing updates as things unfold. 

We know the coming days and weeks will be filled with uncertainty and we want to help support you as best we can. We are exploring giving one to one calls for people in our community who may get overlooked. If you know someone who would value a regular call, or would like one yourself get in touch and we will put the wheels in motion to make it happen.

When the time is right, we look forward to welcoming you, your long locks or chipped nails back into the salon.

We would like to say thank you for your loyalty and support in these troubling and strange times.

Keep well and safe.

Helen and the team.


During Lockdown we have recorded a few helpful videos to get you through this nightmare time.

Hope you like them.




A collection of beautiful Real haircuts on beautiful Real people that we are proud to show off.


The Team

We have a wonderful team of bright personalities at The Real Salon!

Our team of talented stylists will listen carefully to your requests and are also great at making recommendations of their own! Leaving you confident in their hands.

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Our beauty therapists are amazing at listening to your problems and helping you to leave feeling pampered and relaxed - magic!

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Don't just listen to us...listen to Real people!

Brilliant. Jodie was very warm and welcoming, and very professional. A lovely relaxing experience and skin feels fab now.

Always love having my nails done...plus a catch up and a giggle.

Excellent as always!

Fantastic cut! Lovely atmosphere, good coffee and lovely chat. Just what a lady needs!

Not rushed, very relaxing and worth every penny!

Fantastic as always, a warm welcome, great cut, and conversation, a very relaxing experience 

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