Kudos Hair Salon

York's leading professional hair salon
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Kudos Hair Salon has the best and most passionate team of professional stylists in York
— We’re all about great customer experience, amazing cutting & leading styling and we love it.

At Kudos we pride ourselves on our bespoke service for each customer. To ensure your experience is exceptional, we look after you individually as soon as you walk through the door.

When you leave Kudos you feel as good as you look.

Our Passion

At Kudos we seek perfection by using the best hair care products and the latest cutting and colourings techniques.

Our main aim is to provide you with an outstanding experience, from the quality of the cut to the brilliance of the colour.

We make sure you are well looked after every step of the way.

Beauty Therapies @ KUDOS

Beauty Therapy & Treatments

Relax in our cosy yet contemporary treatment room
and rejuvenate mind, body and soul.

Kudos offers a wide range of treatments from Caci non surgical facials,
to advanced and kinder intimate waxing techniques.

We also provide Nouveau Lash Lift, lash and brow tinting

OPEN: Tuesday to Saturday

Gift Vouchers Available

Facial Therapy

More than face value

Half Way to Heaven: £30

Heaven Bee Sting Facial: £60

CACI Non Surgical Face Lift: £55

CACI Hydratone Facial: £30

CACI Jowl Lift: £30

Dermalux LED light treatment single: £30 Course: of 3 £70

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Body Treatments

All Over Feel Good

Back, Neck and Shoulder: £25

Hot Lava Shell Massage. From: £30

Full body massage £60

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Take Off

Full Leg: £32

Half Leg: £19

Underarm: £10

Bikini: £15

Brazilian: £30

Hollywood: £35

Half leg, Bikini and Underarm: £35

Forearm Wax: £12

Upper Lip and Chin: £12

Back or Chest: £25

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Eye Treatments

Looking Good

Eyebrow Shape: £10.50

Eyebrow Tint: £9

Eyelash Tint: £13

Combined Lash and Brow: £18
(24hr prior allergy test required)

Combined Lash, Brow and shape: £28
(24hr prior allergy test required)

Nouveau LVL: £50

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Do you like our work ?

Career opportunities at Kudos Hair Salon York

We are always looking to find talented people
who are as keen and passionate as we are
about the hair and beauty industry.
If you are interested in joining the Kudos team
please contact us.

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24 hours notice of cancellation is required

Prices correct as of 1st April 2021

Cut and blow dry

Image is everything

LEVEL 1: £40
LEVEL 2: £46
LEVEL 3: £52
LEVEL 4: £57

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Something new

LEVEL 1: £46
LEVEL 2: £51
LEVEL 3: £57
LEVEL 4: £63

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Blow dry


LEVEL 1: £24
LEVEL 2: £27
LEVEL 3: £29
LEVEL 4: £33

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Men's cut and finish

The polish

LEVEL 1: £28
LEVEL 2: £32
LEVEL 3: £34
LEVEL 4: £36

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York's leading hair salon

Kudos Hair and Beauty salon was opened in York in 1995 by Simon and Sam Newall. Their stunning premises on Goodramgate are by far one of the best and leading hair salon’s in York.

Kudos offers a boutique hair and beauty styling experience to give you a highly tailored, individual and unparalleled bespoke hairdressing experience.

From the moment you walk in, we have a customer service representative who will care for your complete experience.

Precision cutting and meticulous colour professionals, our team are highly trained and offer the best in hair care and styling.

Click here for directions on how to get to the Salon and our opening times.

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Simon Newall

Owner & Level 4 Stylist

With over thirty years experience in styling, Simon is fully up to date with the latest cutting and colouring techniques. Constantly scouring the country for new ideas and inspiration, always in search of perfection. Simon has trained with Charles Worthington and Andrew Collinge, and brings superior hairstyling to York.



Salon Manager / Level 4 Stylist

Georgie is our salon manager and a level 4 stylist and has been with Kudos for over 8 years. As well as redesigning and creating styles and colour for both men and women, Georgie specialises in bridal hair and Raccoon Hair Extensions. Training alongside Adam Reed, the TIGI team and many more successful hairdressers and barbers, Georgie has just completed another course as an assessor.



Level 4 Stylist

Sam has over 16 years hairdressing experience working alongside some of the top names in the industry. Sam specialises in Balayage and Ombre providing her clients with personalised hand painted colour, creating seamless, effortless and chic results.



Level 4 Stylist

Poppy joined kudos in 2010 and started her career here with our apprenticeship scheme. Since then she has trained with the likes of TIGI, ghd and L'Oreal and most recently the queen of colour Sophia Hilton. Our newly promoted stylist loves all aspects of cutting and colouring especially short pixie crops and is up for trying something new and exciting!



Level 3 Stylist/Salon educator

Vanessa joined Kudos in 2013 as a Saturday girl since then she has been trained in salon and worker her way up to becoming our level 3 stylist. Vanessa has trained with many well known names. With the likes of Sophia Hilton, TIGI and GHD. Vanessa loves creating bespoke colours for her clients and specialises in seamless Balayage techniques.



Level 3 Stylist

Leah has been at Kudos since 2015 and completed her NVQ. Leah has attended courses with L'oreal in Balayage and Ombre colouring techniques and barbering. Our recently promoted level 3 stylist has also completed advanced cutting and colouring courses with Trevor Sorbie. She specialises in hair up and kerastraight treatments. Leah is also now involved in the tuition of our apprentices.



Level 1 stylist

Joel joined Kudos in 2018. He has completed his professional level 2 apprenticeship and has been recently promoted to a level 1 stylist. Having also thrived and enjoyed training sessions with the former Vidal Sassoon educator Leanne Brown. Joel is very enthusiastic and is loving meeting new clients and building a loyal clientele.



Level 1 stylist

Emilly joined the Kudos team in September 2018. Our recently promoted level 1 stylist successfully passed her professional level 2 apprenticeship. She has also been enjoying constantly learning and keeping up on the latest trends thanks to the amazing Leanne Brown. Emilly is also trained in the application of the Kerastraight treatment.




Louisa is the latest member of Kudos, having joined the team in September 2020. She has had previous hairdressing experience as a Saturday girl in a prestigious gents hair salon. Louisa is currently working towards her NVQ level 1 and is excited to see where her future on hairdressing takes her.




Alice joined Kudos in September 2021 and is working towards completing her NVQ hairdressing qualification. She is a hard working and keen new member of the tea. She is constantly learning and gaining in confidence.



Front of house

Yasmin is our latest front of house member. She has had many years experience in the hairdressing industry as a qualified hair stylist for the past 12 years. Yasmin is enjoying her new role in customer service and care. She has quickly become a valued member of the team with her professional and caring attitude.


Sam Newall

Owner and Customer Services

Sam prides herself in running a business where customer happiness and satisfaction are core to its success.



Customer Services

Sue is key to the customer services team at Kudos, always striving to make sure our customer's visits are the best they can possibly be.



Beauty Therapist

Chrissie has been Kudos' resident beauty therapist for more than 12 years, and insists on using superior products to ensure every client's treatment, has the best possible results.


Technical prices exclude blow drying and cutting. All prices start from those quoted, depending on level of stylist.

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Full head highlights

Taking shade

From: £70
Level 4 from: £75

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Half head highights

Taking some shade

From: £60
Level 4 from: £65

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T - Section

Touching up

From: £50
Level 4 from: £55

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Balayage / Ombre

Pulling Colour

Level 4 POA

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Creative Bespoke Colour

Your way

From: £65
Level 4 from: £70

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Highlight and Tint


From: £70
Level 4 from: £75

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Add Toner to Any Service

Adding shade

From: £20
Level 4 from: £20

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Semi-permanent colour


From: £41
Level 4 from: £45

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Permanent colour

Add wow

From: £51
Level 4 from: £55

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Tint regrowth

Filling in

From: £42
Level 4 from: £45

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INOA permanent colour

Add wow

From: £52
Level 4 from: £57

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INOA regrowth

Touch up

From: £43
Level 4 from: £47

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Hair up


From £40

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Full Range of Treatments

Hair care

From £15

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From £20

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Wedding Hair

For the special day


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From £130

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Contact details
Kudos Hairdressing
19 Goodramgate
York YO1 7LW

01904 673 900
Opening Times
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Getting here

Public parking is available two minutes walk away at Monk Bar Car Park, St John's Street YO31 7QR.

There is also on street parking available on Lord Mayor's Walk. With charges from £1.70 for one hour to three hours at £5.10 (parking for over 2 hours is only allowed after 3pm). After 6pm evening on street parking is FREE for York residents with a parking discount badge, £2.00 for others.

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