Donna has more than 20 years experience in hair styling and training young stylists in the UK and Australia. She is passionate about hairdressing and remains very hands on with clients in the salon.
She makes sure that her team regularly update their skills via seminars and practical workshops nationwide to ensure clients always have access to the latest look and styles. Donna's speciality: cutting, colour, re-styling and special occasion hair.
Paula trained at Brunel college Bristol whilst working at A salon in Yatton, she then relocated to The big smoke working in various salons in South West London. Gaining experience through the years and now coming home to her roots to continue her passion for hairdressing is looking forward to her new position in our Backwell Salon.
Originally from Middlesex in London Halina moved to Weston-super-Mare 3 years ago. She started her hair journey at the age of 14 years old after school in a local salon she then became an apprentice and by the age of 17 was fully qualified she worked in this salon for many years. Halina has over 10 years experience working free lance and within salons.
Now with all this experience she is passionate about all things hair and working with clients and meeting new individuals fully qualified in colour work, cutting, perming and all aspects of styling.
Kelly has worked at Hair@Houlahans for several years and has built an excellent reputation with her wealth of experience and can be seen working in both salons.
Originally training at Brunel College, she then went on to work at a salon in Axbridge for 17 years and 7 of those years she managed said salon, when she had her daughter she wanted more time with her and worked from home deciding she wanted to get more salon experience again and hasn’t looked back.
Jane has over 30 years experience training in Weston College. She joined Talkin'Heads in 1986 and has been part of the team ever since (She has been the longest standing member of staff).
Wendy has been hairdressing for over 30years, she served a 5 year apprenticeship in Backwell studying at Brunel college Bristol. Wendy has been working at Talkin' Heads for 19 years. She loves job and specialising in cutting setting perming and pin curling.
Lucy completed her work experience with Hair@Houlahans in year 10 and even in that brief week it was obvious we had a little diamond in the making. At present she is on an apprenticeship with us but she is quickly becoming a great hairdresser as well as that Lucy works incredibly hard to make our lives easier and often seems to read the stylists minds, she has done it before we have had to ask. A hard worker, natural flair for hair and a caring young lady we are lucky to have her with us. She works at both salons at present as we literally can’t do with out her.
Emma Dando (also known as Chelsea) is a senior stylist has been a hairdresser for 20 years and trained in a Weston salon where she gained the work name Chelsea for her love of Chelsea buns, she has built up a reputation of listening to her clients and delivering beautiful looks. Chelsea has worked at Houlahans for over 11 years (with a 2 year baby gap) she specialises in foils, creative colour, restyles and hair ups for that special occasion.