Meet the highly-skilled team at Westend Hair Salon, Glasgow …
Gary’s passion for his craft is executed daily through his ability to create manageable hair and rescue tricky, problematic styles.A very talented stylist, he began his training in Vidal Sassoon over 25 years ago in Glasgow, London, Leeds and Manchester. From there he focused all his time and energy into training and teaching throughout Europe and further afield.Travelling across America, Gary taught with Aveda academies and then Schwarzkopf in London.His experience spans to catwalk and photo shoots with the likes of Paul Smith, Hussein Chalayan,Louise Goldin and Topshop Unique.Gary loves the unique interior design of our salon and the relaxed vibe it generates for guests.With a creative flair for modern cuts and the ultimate wedding looks, Gary has built up a dedicated clientele and delivers a first class experience to all his guests.
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After building her career with the internationally renowned Vidal Sassoon working in Glasgow and London, Carolyn embarked on a journey as an independent stylist.Having fulfilled educational positions as far afield as Zinc Training Academy in Vancouver, Carolyn is now dedicated to providing inspirational levels of creativity and classic tailored looks to suit the individual client needs.[clear]
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Amy worked extensively through Westend Hair’s training program to earn her place on our team.Having been looking after her guests for over 2 years her knowledge continues to grow. Constantly updating her skills with the latest in cutting and colouring techniques and a growing bridal following.A fantastic young stylist with a great eye for colour and flair at styling.Amy loves making her guests enjoy every aspect of their salon experience ensuring you’ll keep coming back for more.[clear]
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Ian joins Westend Hair as the newest edition to our team. Ian has gained a wealth of knowledge with over 5 years experience in hairdressing.His experience runs from completing his training in well established local salons,gaining industry standard qualification to running a full column of guests before taking on a business single handed.It was here Ian realised he missed the pull of working in a team atmosphere. With a passion for styling and colour, Ian’s calming demeanour will set all his guests at ease.
Demi has chosen hairdressing as her career, and is delighted to be able to progress through the extensive training at our hair salon in Glasgow whilst working towards achieving her college certification.We look forward to her being able to look after our guests once she is finished. Watch this space!!!!
Sydney brings nearly 20 years of salon experience to our award-winning hair salon in Glasgow.Her passion for the guest experience began when she started hairdressing at the age of 17, and she quickly moved into the management of a salon on London’s famous Baker Street.She then joined the Aveda team, where she again used her skills to create and manage the ultimate front of house experience for the flagship Aveda Lifestyle Salon in Covent Garden.During her 10 years at Aveda, Sydney was also the event manager for the salon, producing and hosting a variety of guest and corporate events.She continues to work with the Aveda Global and European teams to coordinate large scale shows for over 3000 people and is frequently requested by Aveda’s Global Creative Director, Antoinette Beenders, to work as part of the team to coordinate global photo shoots in London, including Aveda’s seasonal collection shoots.
Currently very excited to be back in the west end, Nick joins our team with a wealth of experience. Having trained in some of Glasgow’s city centre, salon staples such as Rainbow Rooms and Betty Reilly he enjoyed many successful years based in both the west end and town.Nick says,”The people I've met through my working life has been incredible which is just one the passions of the job. I love being around the buzz of the salon and I very much enjoy the opportunities a job like this brings.”His experience runs form competition work to show work having even headed a team to do the hair for celebrities at the Scottish Baftas.Nick loves the challenge of complete make-overs, combining his excellent cutting skills with a keen eye on colour too. His experience with show work shines through with beautiful styling to complete any look and as part of the education team will be helping the future generation of stylists hone their skills.