Established in 1991 by Christine Dolphin, Beauty Culture has grown from one treatment room to the most exclusive salon in the area, without losing the personal touch which has earned us an enviable reputation for high quality treatments & outstanding customer care.



Beauty Culture literally has something for everyone. Each treatment is performed entirely around the clients needs to ensure you receive the maximum possible benefit. Please see the links below for our treatment descriptions & price lists.

  • Facials including Repêchage and Botanicals
  • Make-up
  • Red Vein Removal
  • Ear Piercing
  • Eyes & Eyebrows
  • Hair Removal; Sugaring, Electrolysis, InteliBrite IPL
  • Tanning
  • Hands & Feet
  • Body Spa and Massage
  • Holistic therapies including Indian Head Massage, Holistic Head Massage, Hopi Ear Candles, Reflexology, Reiki, Aromatherapy Massage and Hot Sea Stone Therapy

Price List

Award winning treatments & products created from Natural, Organic Botanical & Seaweed extracts.

Repêchage Four Layer Facial- £50.00

“The most fabulous facial of the century” – Cosmopolitan UK. Impressive, lasting results with visibly renewed moisture for all skin types.

Enriched Natural Facial – £40.00

A natural and organic facial enriched with personalised exfoliation & mask.

Natural Facial – £37.50

A natural and organic facial tailored to suit your skin.

The above facials include an eyebrow tidy, hand & arm massage.

Add a Back Massage to any above facial – for just £15.00

Opti firm Eye Therapy- £27.00

(Combine with any facial for just £20)

Refresh, soothe & brighten your eyes.

Holistic Face Lift – £37.00 each (10% OFF a course of 5)

Award winning rejuvenating ‘detox for the face’ massage with facial Acupressure and Reflexology, giving a youthful, relaxed appearance.

Non-Surgical Face Lift – £36.00 each (10% OFF a course of 10)

Rejuvenate muscles and define contours whilst reducing lines & wrinkles with this relaxing treatment.

Sea Stone Drift Away – £35.00

BC exclusive

Drift away with Warm Basalt Sea Stone placement and a face, neck & scalp massage.


Bridal or special occasion make-up

Please ask for details.

Make-up Lesson – £38.00

Learn the skills of make-up application.

Moisturise & Make-up

Please ask for details.

Skin Tag and Red Vein Removal

From £35.00

Permanent and safe removal of skin tags and red veins from the face or body using Diathermy; a medically approved method. A free consultation and assessment is essential to select the correct treatment plan.  

Ear Piercing


Using the safe & sterile ‘Caflon’ system. Includes aftercare lotion. Minimum age 6 years.


*Eyelash Extensions £42.00

Semi-permanent, individual lash extensions that give longer, thicker looking lashes.

*Eyelash Extension Infills from £20.00

*Weekend Party Lashes £15.00

*Eyelash Lift / Perm (includes lash tint) £29.00

*Eyelash Tint £9.00

*Eyebrow Tint £7.00

*Eyelash & Brow Tint £14.50

Eyebrow Shape (sugar or thread) £8.00

*Patch test required.

Sugaring (No Waxing - Hair Removal)
Natural sugaring; a gentle alternative to wax. 

Full leg with bikini – £27.50

¾ leg – £19.00

½ leg – £17.00

Bikini Line – £11.00

Hollywood – £21.50

Brazilian – £18.00

Under Arm – £11.00

Arm – £11.00

Lip or Chin – £5.50

Lip & Chin – £11.00

Abdomen/Navel – £7.00

Chest or Back – £22.00

Sports & Remedial Massage
Please view the price list below (click to enlarge)

Prices start from £11.00

We have 2 permanent, comfortable and safe methods of hair removal available; IPL Laser & Diathermy. A free consultation is essential to select the correct treatment plan for the individual.

InteliBrite IPL Laser Hair Removal
Fast, dramatic and clinical, pain free permanent hair reduction. Please click the price list to enlarge. price7
Spray Tanning

Spray Tanning   £15.00

Fake it with one of the most loved natural fake tans by beauty editors across the world.

Holistic Therapies

Indian Head Massage – £26.00

A deeply relaxing seated upper body & scalp massage creates a sense of calm whilst improving alertness and concentration.

Holistic Head Massage – £26.00

BC exclusive

This heavenly scalp & neck massage is carried out while you relax on a treatment couch, includes Ear Reflexology.

Hopi Ear Candles – £24.00

A pleasant experience, designed to equalise pressure & remove toxins in the head & ears. Excellent for treating compacted wax, tinnitus, headaches, hay fever and even snoring.

Reflexology – £27.00

A blissfully relaxing, concentrated therapy on the feet that aids natural healing powers.

Reiki – £30.00

Our Reiki Master uses this safe & soothing therapy to bring peace, healing & balance for many conditions.

Aromatherapy Massage

Harnessing the powers of individually selected essential oils & massage to treat ailments, lift the spirit and promote physical & emotional well-being.

  • Full body with face & scalp – £43.00
  • Back, neck & shoulders – £23.00
  • Tired legs – £23.00

Full Body Detox / Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage – £45

Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM) is a gentle rhythmic style of massage that mimics the action of the lymphatic system, using precise rhythm and pressure to open the initial lymphatics and stimulate lymph vessels to contract to move fluids out of the body tissues. Usually done as a full body massage but treatments can be tailored if only certain areas require attention. LDM helps to improve acne, allergies, catarrh, cellulite, eczema, fatigue, headaches, inflammation, oedema (non-medical), PMT, post injury swelling, sluggish tissue regeneration, strains, stress as well as being a general means of detoxification.

Hot Sea Stone OR Bamboo Therapy

Aromatherapy Experience – £55.00

Combine the wonders of Aromatherapy (full body, face & scalp massage) with your choice of warm Sea Stones or Bamboo.

Back & Shoulder Harmony – £29.00

Harmonise an Aromatherapy hot oil massage with Warm Sea Stones OR Bamboo – Bliss!

Hands & Feet

Luxury Spa Manicure – £26.00

A manicure & polish with exfoliation, nourishing mask & heated mitts.

Manicure with Polish – £18.00

File & Polish – £9.00

Peppermint Delight Pedicure – £26.00

BC exclusive

A peppermint crème leg massage & seaweed leg wrap combats tired, aching muscles and water retention with our traditional pedicure.

Pedicure with Polish – £21.00

Express Pedicure – £14.00

Soak, file & revarnish. Add Shellac to any Manicure or Pedicure for £9.00

Add; Paraffin Wax Therapy – £12.00

Soothe joint pain and moisturise dry skin. Add to any hand or foot treatment.

Twinkle Toes – £17.50



Gel or Shellac overlays – £21.00

2-3 week infils – £17.00

Nail Repair – £3.00

Gel/ Shellac Removal with nail care – £10.00

Gel/ Shellac Removal with new set – £6.00

Acrylic Nails

  • Acrylic nails – £27.00
  • Coloured Acrylic Nails – £30.00
  • 2-3 week infills including backfills – £21.50
  • Nail Repair – £3.50
  • Removal with nail care – £13.50 or with new set – £7.00
Body Spa

Hydrating Thermal Silk Cocoon – £40.00

Enjoy a warm oil massage after light body brushing & polish then relax whilst cocooned in thermal blankets with a scalp massage Purifying Back Treatment – £26.00 Get a back you’ll want to show off with our ’facial for the back’.

G5 Massage – £17.00 or £85.00 for 6

An intensive massage works deep within the tissues to drain away fatty deposits & cellulite whilst stimulating poor circulation.

Spa Collections

Indulge with a luxurious treatment collection

Natural Tranquillity Day – £115 (worth £124.50)

Escape for a day’s indulgence. Includes;

  • Back Massage
  • Sea Escape Facial
  • Peppermint Delight Pedicure
  • Luxury Spa Manicure
  • Refreshments & light lunch

Simple Retreat – £72.00 (worth £79.50)

Half a day of simple luxury Includes;

  • Back Massage
  • Natural Facial
  • Pedicure with polish
  • File & polish

Add Shellac to hands for £10

A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking for all spa days



Relax with the reassurance of carefully selected, award winning products, treatments & service to give excellent results that we take great pride in.


Award-winning, natural & organic skin care.

Beauty Culture stocks a wide range of Botanical products, on the rare occasion we don’t have what you’re are looking for in the salon, click the image above for the entire range.

Since 1980, Repêchage has given people around the world a chance to regain the beautiful healthy skin they believed was lost forever. Repêchage is a French word meaning “to rescue” or “a second chance”. The line of targeted care products for the face and body is steeped in the age-old tradition of European skincare with a healthy dose of American ingenuity. The result is a line that includes products for intensive anti-aging, sensitive, dry, oily and combination skin conditions, anti-acne, intensive anti-cellulite, daily body care and hand and foot care. All products are based on the wonders of seaweed and the best botanicals the earth has to offer. Even the extensive make-up collections is based on seaweed. Over the years, Repêchage has developed a full range of skin and body care treatments, products, and make-up, based on selected nutrient-rich seaweed harvested from the coasts of Brittany in France. The treatments and products are, as envisioned, gentle, effective and beneficial for the skin with ingredients which stand the test of time and state of the art formulations defy it! We have also at-home products which complement our spa treatments. Our high quality collections are formulated to meet the skincare needs of each and every age group and every skin type.
Australian Body Care
For several hundred years the aborigines have used the antiseptic properties of Tea Tree Oil for gentle yet powerful results. Tea Tree Oil is a natural essential oil, steam extracted from the Melaleuca alternifolia tree grown in Australia. It is well known for its natural antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-fungal & anti -viral properties. Australian Bodycare only use Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree Oil) which out of the 110 different varieties of Tea Tree Oil has been proven to contain the most beneficial natural properties for healthy skin & hair. We have a range of skin & hair care products for personal & professional use to help with skin problems & to maintain healthy skin. Australian Body Care productsThis high quality range can help in the treatment of acne, after sun care, athletes foot, blisters, bruises, minor burns, cold sores, cracked heels, cuts & grazes, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, flea repellent, head lice, ingrown hairs, insect bites & repellent, mouth ulcers, muscle ache, nasal congestion, psoriasis, scalp problems, scarring, shaving rash, sore throat, skin irritations, thrush, verrucae & warts. First aid in a bottle – Australian soldiers were supplied with bottles of Tea Tree Oil for their first aid kits during World War II by the Australian government. All Australian body care products are hypoallergenic & are not tested on animals. In order to guarantee the purity of their pure oil, Australian Bodycare plantations are run solely on ecological principles without the use of man made fertilisers or herbicides, using instead grazing sheep that act as natural weed controllers & fertilisers.
Aqua Natural
Established in 1988, with the aim of developing a completely natural range of skin care products that are free of artificial additives and are environmentally friendly. We have strived to use centuries old traditional eastern recipes in our formulation, with ingredients that are pure and wholesome. Our products are suitable for Vegans. We have a strict policy against animal testing and are approved by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV).
For over 30 years, ibd has set the standard for salon innovation and excellence in professional artificial nail enhancement products. IBD Soak Off gels gives you the flexibility you desire as the Soak Off Gel Polish cures in a matter of minutes and can be removed effortlessly without damaging the natural nail. With Soak Off Gel Polish there is no commitment; change the colour as often as you like! This polish will not chip, peel, flake or smudge and can last up to 8 to 10 weeks. Women everywhere can make the statement, “I will not commit.” This revolutionary gel takes nails to new dimensions, with stunning results. Soak Off can be applied and removed in a snap, now every woman has the right to change her mind. Formulated with perfect viscosity, crystal clear clarity and a glossy finish, Soak Off leads the industry in beautiful simple nail systems. Not only is the product easy to use it’s also easy on the natural nail as well, ensuring that no damage is done to the underlying nail bed.
InteliBrite IPL Laser Hair Removal
Fast, dramatic and clinical, pain free permanent hair reduction – prices shown are for individual treatments. A full course of treatments may be required for best results.
Young Nails
We are a Young Nails approved salon.
Sterex Electrolysis
Sterex Electrolysis International Ltd is a registered British company with 9001-2000 certification. The company was formed over 27 years ago and is truly an International company. The name Sterex is synonymous with quality and customer care and is well respected in the beauty industry and education for both their product ranges and electrolysis training.

About Us

Our salon is warm & inviting with client comfort always coming first. From the moment you walk in you will appreciate the great attention to detail and total commitment to client care.

Beauty Culture literally has something for everyone. Each treatment is performed entirely around the clients needs to ensure you receive the maximum possible benefit. Our salon is warm & inviting with client comfort always coming first. From the moment you walk in you will appreciate the great attention to detail and total commitment to client care. Step into the salon & leave the world behind;

  • Relax with the reassurance of carefully selected products, treatments & service to give excellent results that we take great pride in.
  • Free consultations & advice are provided for all of our Beauty, Holistic & Spa therapies from our team of highly qualified & friendly, experienced therapists.
  • Professional homecare products are available to compliment the in salon treatments and will enable you to maintain the fantastic results at home.

Beauty Culture is situated in the market town of Bacup in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire with convenient parking & easy access. Help is always on hand from fully trained staff who will advise on the right products and therapies for you. You will be impressed by the courteous, professional nature of the staff and we guarantee you will be delighted with the results of the treatments you receive. We are sure that you will find your visit to Beauty Culture an enjoyable experience. Whether it be for an Eyelash tint or a Spa day, if there is anything that we can do to make you visit even better please tell us.  


Qualifications & Affiliations

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Beauty Culture are members of BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapists & Cosmetologists) & FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists) & have recognised qualifications with IHHTH, VTCT, IHBC & City & Guilds


Friends of Beauty Culture

In Mind Therapies

In Mind Therapies is the professional hypnotherapy practice of Anne Cartridge BA (Hons) ADCHyp GQHP. Anne is a fully qualified Hypnotherapist registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and a General Hypnotherapy Standards Council Accredited Practitioner. Hypnotherapy can be beneficial for a wide range of conditions and can help emotionally, physically and psychologically. It can help with understanding, overcoming or coping better, with life’s challenges.

Useful Info

We want you to be totally satisfied with our service. If we can make your visit more enjoyable, or if you feel we can improve our service, please let us know – we truly value your feedback.



Our team of dedicated and professional therapists have been selected for their caring and attentive approach and genuine customer care. Should you prefer a particular therapist please mention this when booking and we will always try to accommodate your request.


Please remember to disclose any medical information you feel we should be aware of when booking in your treatment.

  • Please note that a patch test is required 48 hours prior to lash perming or lash/brow tinting.
  • Pregnancy; certain medical conditions and medications may be contra-indicated to specific treatments. Kindly disclose any relevant information when booking your appointment.

Client Consultations

All new clients are welcome to book an appointment for a free consultation prior to booking a treatment.

Home Visits

Home visits may be available on request.

How to Book

Bookings can be made in person or via phone. Unfortunately we can’t take bookings via email, Twitter or Facebook, thank you.

Preparing for Treatment


Please wear flip-flops to allow nails to dry.


Before having a Tan applied exfoliate & moisturise your skin regularly to ensure the best results. On the day of your tan it is advisable to wear loose fitting garments, preferably in dark colours and flip flops & do not wear any skin moisturisers, perfume or deodorant.


When having a Sugaring treatment please avoid wearing tight fitting clothing & do not use any moisturising products on the area to be treated before your visit. For Bikini Sugaring, underwear should be left on. Alternatively swimwear can be worn to give a guideline as to how much waxing needs to be done.

Repechage Treatments

When having a Repechage Body treatment it is advisable to bring a spare pair of briefs. However the salon does provide disposable briefs if preferred. It is requested that you bathe prior to your visit.

Mobile Phones

Please turn off your mobile phone during your visit.

Gift vouchers
We are happy to offer gift vouchers for all of our treatments, simply choose a value, treatment or spa day & Beauty Culture will do the rest! Gift vouchers are non refundable and are valid for six months. For your convenience gift vouchers & products may be purchased in person or over the telehone.
Treatment Courses
Courses of are available on selected treatments at a special price. Payment must be made at the beginning of the course & treatments are valid for up to 6 months.
Reservation policy
A deposit of 50% is required for all treatments of 90 minutes or more at the time of booking. Please arrive on time for your appointment. Late arrivals will be given the balance of treatment time left but the full treatment price will be charged.
Cancellation policy
Please give 24 hours notice of cancellation or a charge of 50% charge may be made. For all missed appointments the full treatment price will be charged.
We will keep you up to date on our offers, please see posters in the salon for details or join our Facebook or Twitter group for updates.
Retail Products
To compliment our range of treatments, we have an extensive range of homecare products available for purchase.
Are always available – please ask at reception.
Client Care
We take our clients’ needs seriously and wish you to be totally satisfied with our service. If we can make your visit more enjoyable, or if you feel we can improve our service, please let us know – we truly value your feedback.
We carry out comprehensive trial and research prior to introducing new products and treatments.

Contact & Social

Address, Tel & Opening

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5 St. James Street Bacup Lancashire OL13 9NJ 01706 870007

Opening Times

Monday – Closed. Tuesday – 9am to 5pm. Wednesday – 9am to 7pm. Thursday – 9am to 8pm. Friday – 9am to 6pm. Saturday – 9am to 3pm. Other times by arrangement – please contact us.