Muddy’s one-stop, prom shop

Hair, make-up & nails - Rockabelles sorts your look in 1 session, under 1 roof

It’s prom time and Muddy has the perfect solution for hair, make-up, nails and even for him, an in-house barbers! Rockabelles in Northampton is very Rockabilly and looks like what it sounds like; a kind of mix of rock ‘n’ roll and hillbilly country. Now your littlies don’t have to have that look for their prom, but you know these guys and gals can cater to the full spectrum of prom looks, from complete norm to total storm, and no teen feels out of place!

I went along a few months ago and it’s a proper underground tardis in the centre of northampton (another gem in St Giles’ Quarter). A vintage-boutique, hair and beauty salon, it can easily take over 20 customers without seeming busy because the main space is really spacious and each corner caters for something different.

It’s renowned for its up-dos, and Emma the owner is an absolute demon at them. She and the team specialise in alternative coloring and vintage style hair and you can tell she LOVES her job! I was offered a beer and a seat, and before I knew it she’d coiffured me into a prom princess (albeit 20-years too late).


Aside from the huge main salon, Rockabelles has two therapy rooms along with experienced therapists who cater in all aspects of beauty from massage and facials to eyelash extensions and make-up. There’s also a spray tan booth for a fabulous Fake Bake tan (which I of course tried, read here)! Nails are also on offer with technicians offering a range of Shellac gel nails, manicures & acrylic nails. I skipped the nails but went in for the make-up which fitted the up-do perfectly.

If you don’t want to ferry your prom teen from pillar to post, Rockabelles can get them party ready from top to toe, all in one sitting. Want to go a bit more outrageous on colour, you’re in the right place, but really these guys will do a bespoke look for your very own personality!

And don’t just think it’s for the littlies and their proms, Emma and the team can sort your look for any event, and pull out all the stops for that very individual look be it a day at the races, a wedding or just your mate’s 1940s tea dance! In a sea of grey, be brave and pop out a bit of colour, Emma will make you believe you can!

Vintage up-dos or waves cost from £35 to £40, check out hair price list here  or visit the website for info on all services. Rockabelles – 4 Dychurch Lane, St Giles Quarter, Northampton, NN1 2AB 01604 945 676 [email protected]

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