Naomi

What is your name? 

Naomi

What is your job title?

Salon Manager & Trainer.

How long have you been a Stylist?

22 years.

Which styles/colour do you love doing and why? 

Blondes/Hi Lights, full head bleach, colour corrections and graduated bobs – I love to create complete colour
transformations!

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

Jimmy Carr – I’d like to make his hair look more relaxed. 

Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?

My wonderful clients who allow me to be creative 

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

Olaplex no. 3, Redken One United and Redken Triple Take Hairspray for its extra hold and anti -humidity properties. 

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To do this job for as long as I can. 

Describe yourself in 3 words

Understanding, honest and loyal. 

 

Nicola

What is your name? 

Nicola 

What is your job title?

Senior Stylist 

How long have you been a hair stylist? 

18 years. I joined the salon straight from college.

What do you love about hairdressing?

 I love doing restyles and foiling as I love to see the transformation afterwards!

What do you love about being a hairdresser?

The variety of clients needs and the changing hair fashions.

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

Keith Lemon – I would give him a complete cut and colour makeover.

What inspires you?

Social media, watching hair videos and pinterest.

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

Redken One United, Kerastraight ultimate oil and Pureology Hydrate hair masque.

What is your ultimate ambition? 

To stay in the hairdressing industry, but to use my skills to branch off in a different direction one day, possibly teaching.

Describe yourself in 3 words…

Perfectionist, thoughtful and passionate. 

Lynn

What is your name? 

Lynn 

What is your job title?

Receptionist

How long have you been a receptionist?
Just over a year at Gavin Ashley, I previously worked for 27 years as Director of Logistics Retail.

What do you love about being a recptionist?

I love meeting different people.

Which celebrity would you like to see walk into the salon…and why?

Audrey Hepburn – the epitome of class and beauty.

Who inspires you?

My parents, they have made me the person I am today.

What is your ultimate ambition?

Happiness, health and prosperity.

Describe yourself in 3 words…

Pragmatic, driven and professional. 

Lisa

What is your name?

Lisa

How long have you been a Receptionist?

I joined Gavin Ashley in September 2019 after working in retail for over 20 years mainly in the Jewellery industry. I also work as a Yoga Instructor.

What do you love about being a Receptionist?

I love dealing with the public and providing a quality service.

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

I would like to see Andy Garcia walk into the salon as being an Italian he has such lovely, dark thick hair.

Who or what inspires you?

Amazing designers – Tom Ford for one.

What is your ultimate ambition?
To succeed and do well at whatever I do in life and to make people happy!
Describe yourself in 3 words…

Caring, thoughtful and athletic.

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. 

Mikaela

What is your name? 

Mikaela 

What is your job title?

Senior Stylist

How long have you been a Stylist at Gavin Ashley?

I previously worked at the Salon for 3 years before working overseas for 2 years and returned in 2019. 

What do you love about hairdressing?

Being able to make someone’s day better by giving them a fabulous cut, colour and style. 

What styles do you love?

I love working with rebellious curly hair as I love to see the finished style – ultimate satisfaction!

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

I would love to cut Claudia Winkleman’s fringe! 

Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?

Creating beautiful hair inspires me every day.

If you had to live on a desert island, which three hair products would you take with you?
Redken Curvaceous shampoo and conditioner and olaplex no. 6 

What is your ultimate ambition?

To have styled hair on every continent! 4 down 3 to go…

Describe yourself in 3 words

Adventurous, funny and chatty 

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.
 

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.

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