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. [clear]
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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]
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.
Samantha started her career working for Vidal Sassoon. Having spent 20 years working with them she managed and taught their teams up and down the country. Travelling to teach was also an achievment for Samantha, going as far afield as Asia. Samantha is also an accomplished editorial artist having worked with such magazines as Vogue, Tatler GQ and OK!. Returning to Glasgow after some years in London, Samantha joins the Westend Hair team with a wealth of experience and knowledge.
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 is our assistant stylist who has progressed through our extensive training and achieved her level 2 & 3 certificates. Demi is now gaining experience and getting ready for the salon floor.
Demi loves producing cuts that are one of a kind and completely unique to each guest; she is aiming to specialise in cutting and styling, moving forward.
She is currently taking model bookings on Tuesdays for gents and ladies shorter (above shoulder) hairstyles.
To book with Demi, you can claim on our model deals here or call the salon on 0141 337 2999.
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