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About Us

Blush beauty bar and Blush beauty and training academy is based in Stratton, Bude in Cornwall.

How we came to be….. Blush the beauty bar.

A move from London in 2013 to the South West opened her eyes to an area missing out on ‘A Beauty Experience’ Blush Bude was born. Blush Bude is a wonderful social place where everyone is welcome.

Our number of beautiful private and open plan treatment rooms plus our hair salon provides all our clients with the very best of beauty, holistic and hair treatments.

The beauty bar offers treatments including all nail services, eyelash extensions, brow microblading, holistic treatments, male grooming, flawless spray tanning, celebrity definition brows and much more.

Blush the Training Centre

Melanie O’Reilly, founder of Blush Beauty and Training Ltd has been busy working for the last 20 years for large brand companies in the world of accounts, consultancy, software and quality. Her role as a trainer took her to Europe training others and her love for teaching started.

Because we are invested in education and continually strive to improve our own knowledge, it was an honour to open our Blush’s door as an Education & Training Centre.

Education Director Melanie delivers education on behalf of top brands and has a core prospectus of Blush’s own accredited courses.

Education from complete beginners one day courses to already qualified therapists looking to gain new skills or improve their existing knowledge.

Her dedication to work and business achievements empowering new students through the power of education in the industry has been recognized and is a finalist in the 2018 Venus Women’s Business Awards.

We have a variety of courses delivered by Melanie and the other Blush Tutors. Click here for our training schedule.

Having started her journey at OPI back in the late ’90s, she enjoyed the Industry so much she worked towards her beauty qualifications and teaching certificate as a part-time student. The beauty bug had taken hold and she has worked as a freelance technician and MUA for many many years.

Blush Bridal provides everything a Bride and Bridal party needs in the run-up to the big day and on the day makeup. Blush & Blush Bridal is a member of BABTAC, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology and insured by ABT, the Association of Beauty Therapists.

Blush Bude hold the accolade of 2016 South West Wedding Award Winners for Makeup and Beauty Services and came second Place in 2017 & Finalist 2018. If you have a forthcoming wedding please complete the form here.  Our Bridal Team will respond to all enquiries as soon as possible!