Lauren

What is your job title?

Senior Stylist

How long have you been a hair stylist? 

7 years. 

What do you love about hairdressing?

 I love creating new looks, particularly with hair extensions and making clients happy.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

Katie Price as I would love to re-do her extensions to make them look more natural.

Who or what inspires you?

The lovely team I work with

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Redken One United and Pureology smooth perfection shampoo and conditioner.

What is your ultimate ambition? 
To be happy in life and to continue to grow in the hairdressing industry.

Describe yourself in 3 words…

Funny, kind and motivated.
 

Sara

How long have you worked at Gavin Ashley?

Since 2019. I joined the team having previously worked as a Saturday Assistant for 18 months. 

What do you love about hairdressing?

I love to see the Stylists colouring and love to be involved in toning blonde hair after hi lights.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why?

Ariana Grande as I have all her perfumes and would love to chat to her while blow drying and styling her hair.

Who inspires you?

The team at Gavin Ashley, especially Marie and I follow Jack Shalash on Instagram.

Anything we don’t know about you?

I was a gymnast and a Cheerleader at school and I love to experiment with make up and try out the latest looks.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?
Olaplex no. 7, bonding oil, pureology best blonde shampoo and false eyelashes.
What is your ultimate ambition? 

To be a Salon Owner one day.
Describe yourself in 3 words…

Gentle, humorous, chatty

Jazz

What is your name?

Jazz

What is your job title?

Graduate Stylist

How long have you been a hair stylist at Gavin Ashley?

I joined Gavin Ashley in October 2019.

What previous jobs have you had in the hairdressing industry?

I worked at another Salon in Bury St Edmunds for three years.

What do you love about hairdressing?

I enjoy doing high – lights and balayage colour services most. I am known for my love of colouring as I enjoy seeing a client’s hair colour change.

What do you love about being a hairdresser?

Being creative, and watching satisfied clients leave the salon with a beautiful new hairstyle that makes them feel more confident.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why?

Karen who stars in East Enders (Lorraine Stanley) although I know her messy hair is part of her character, I would love to tone down the yellow in her hair and give her a glamorous new look.

Who inspires you to create fabulous hair?

Other Stylists, I like to follow the work of Nicky Clarke.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Pureology Hydrate shampoo, Frizz dismiss instant deflate and Frizz dismiss rebel tame leave in smoother.

What is your ultimate ambition?

To become a well-known international hair stylist.

Describe yourself in three words…

Friendly, approachable and lively.

Grace

What is your job title?

Hair Designer

Which styles/colour do you love doing? 

I love doing balayage and colour corrections.

What do you love about being a hairdresser?

I love the variety of work I do and also building relationships to help people feel better about themselves.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

Holly Willoughby as I would like to use toners to make her a cooler blonde.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you? 

Blondage purple shampoo, air motion brush and blondage mask.

Who inspires you?

My Mother because she is a wonderful person, hardworking, successful, good fun and a real role model.

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To be as successful as possible in my hairdressing career so that I can help my son Teddy to have the best opportunities.

Describe yourself in three words…

Organised, personable and caring. 
 

 

Gemma

What is your name? 

Gemma

What’s your job title?

Senior Hairstylist 

How long have you been a Senior Stylist at Gavin Ashley?

3 years as a Stylist 

What previous jobs have yu had in the industry?

 I worked in a Salon in Norwich for 6 and a half years.

What do you love about hairdressing?

I love doing restyles on clients as I like to completely change someone’s look and make them feel good about themselves. 

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

 Kit Harrington (Jon Snow) – reason: take a guess! 

Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?

Instagram is a great tool to get inspired by others’ work. 

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Olaplex no. 6, Kerastraight oil and Redken dry shampoo powder.

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To travel around Australia.

Describe yourself in 3 words

Calm, patient and a perfectionist.

Jayne

What is your name? 

Jayne

What is your job title?

Senior Stylist

How long have you been a Stylist?

I joined the hairdressing industry at age 16. I worked at Marguerite Hair Salon in Bury St Edmunds after 
leaving school and joined Gavin Ashley 21 years ago.

What do you love about hairdressing?

 I love cutting, particularly pixie cuts because it’s a haircut you are not often asked for. I also love foiling. 

What do you love about being a hairdresser? 

Meeting different people and the variety of work as everyone’s hair and personality is individual.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

Paul Hollywood. Why? Because of his blues eyes and he might bring cake!

Who inspires you?

Victoria Beckham because alongside all her achievements, her family is very important to her as mine are to me.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Pureology clean volume shampoo, clean volume levitation mist, Redken One United.

What is your ultimate ambition?

I am happy as I am with my work and family life with my children and grandchildren

Describe yourself in three words…

Bubbly, sociable and professional. 

Marie

Senior stylist Marie is currently undergoing the highly regarded L’Oréal Colour Specialist Degree course in London which will allow her to take her colour skills and knowledge to the next level. The course gives a really deep insight into all aspects of hair colouring, which will allow Marie to deliver your perfect hair colour.

What is your job title?

Senior Stylist and Training Assessor 

How long have you been a Stylist?

Since 2010

Previous jobs in the industry?

I previously worked in two local Salons one as a Saturday girl and the second as a Stylist. 

Which styles/colour do you love doing and why? 

I love doing bobs and short textured cuts, foil colour, plus wedding & special occasion hair. I just love the chance to be creative and create individual looks.

What do you love about being a hairdresser?

I love being creative with colour! I also enjoy the social aspect of my job, and love working with a team.

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

The Queen to bring her into the 21st century.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you? 

Pureology Colour Fanatic instant deep conditioning mask, Smooth Perfection style and care infusion and Redken Quick Tease hair spray.

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To enjoy my life.

Describe yourself in 3 words… 

Confident, loyal and honest. 

Melissa

What is your name? 

Melissa

What’s your job title?

Senior Hairstylist 

How long have you been a Senior Stylist at Gavin Ashley?

Three years.

What do you love about hairdressing?

I love making clients feel good about themselves. 

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

Donald Trump! I’d give him a better colour and cut. 

Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?

Instagram inspo! 

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Olaplex no. 3, extreme shampoo and conditioner.

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To carry on creating beautiful hair. 

Describe yourself in 3 words

Fun, caring and energetic 

Sandra

What is your name? 

Sandra

What is your job title?

Salon Assistant

How long have you been a Salon Assistant at Gavin Ashley?

Nearly 2 years 

What do you love about hairdressing?

I love seeing big bouncy blow dries!

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

I would love to see Jilly Cooper have an Olaplex treatment and a makeover. 

Who or what inspires you?

Life, family and friends.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Redken dry shampoo powder, Redken One United and my GHD’s if I had somewhere to charge them!

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To achieve the best of everything I do.

Describe yourself in 3 words…

Hardworking, conscientious and friendly.

 

Nikki

What is your name? 

Nikki

What is your job title?

Graduate Stylist

How long have you worked at Gavin Ashely?

Since January 2018.

What do you love about hairdressing?

Making people feel good about themselves. 

Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on and why? 

Rachael McAdams – she has lots of different styles and her hair colour always looks lovely.

Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?

Instagram and Pinterest. 

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?

Pureology Hydrate shampoo and serum and colour fanatic mask. 

Describe yourself in 3 words

Determined, driven and passionate