For the ultimate experience in hair- dressing, be inspired by the Women’s Stylist of the Yearn (English Hair and Beauty Awards, 2016), Kate Preston.
Kate’s passion for pushing hairdressing boundaries with head-turning styles, vibrant colours and persistent reinvention of hair beauty, means that she is constantly thinking of new and innovative solutions for your hair. So, even before you have left the salon she will be preparing for your next visit!
Kate spends every spare minute attending workshops on new colouring products and exploring the latest trends in styling ensuring that she is prepared to advise you on the most up to date products and solutions for your hair.
As the owner of Kate Preston Salons, Kate is proud of her 30 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry and therefore it was no surprise to us all, when she won a lifetime achievement award in the Portsmouth Hair and Beauty awards in 2016.
Libby is passionate about the customer experience and her role is to ensure that you have the ultimate care and…
service throughout your visit. From first contact until you leave, meeting your needs is her mission and Libby ensures that the team are organised and supported so that they can totally focus on you.
Her years of project and people management ensure she has the perfect combination of skills for keeping the salon running like clockwork!
Being dedicated to front of house gives Libby the opportunity to interact with all clients ensuring total satisfaction and that you always leave with a smile on your face!
Director Level & Management
Jo has a natural talent for building relationship with guests. With exten- sive experience in many aspects of hairdressing Jo particularly…
excels in precision cutting and colouring. Her goal is to create trend driven but wearable hairstyles designed with the individual in mind.
Jo’s philosophy is to go above and beyond your requirements to ensure that not only do you get the right cut and colour but that it is the best value for you and easily maintained on leaving the salon.
Jo has also worked closely alongside Kate for over five years now and will continue to do so as part of the management team within the salon.
Director Level & Management
Claire is one of our Goldwell Master Colourists which gives her great skills in colour correction and masking grey hair.
Claire is also a qualified beautician with a particular aptitude for beautiful manicures and wonderful pedicures
Passionate about men’s hairdressing, Claire was also shortlisted for Gents hairdresser of the year for the Portsmouth hair and beauty awards two years running 2015 and 2016. Not surprising as she loves a technical challenge and delights in precision cutting. Her ability to create simple and clean lines with a carefully balanced edge of spontaneous creativity is a joy to watch! She also enjoys a good banter with the gentleman!
Director Level & Management
Dynamic and versatile, Leiana has great all round experience as she is fully qualified in ladies and gent’s hairdressing plus beauty…
therapy, excelling in short hair cuts.
However, her true specialty is wedding, prom hair and makeup – the summer finds her busy creating stunning looks for bridal parties and prom “goers”!
Leiana is also our in-salon trainer and assessor which means that she works tirelessly to stay current and pass on new techniques to the team.
We are delighted that Leianna is now back in the salon after maternity leave, Tuesdays and Wednesday including late night Wednesday.
Lisa’s dedicated long standing clientele return time and time again for her calm and confident style of hairdressing.
Lisa’s ability to create bespoke styles is only matched by her drive to ensure that the look is easily re-created at home.
With a strong reputation for directional hairdressing, Lisa takes her time to listen to your vision for your hair and puts all of her energy into creating the perfect end result, ensuring ultimate satisfaction. So, if you are looking for a long-term stylist who will constantly help you to maintain beautiful locks or regularly re-invent your look, Lisa is the perfect stylist for you.
Bev has an extensive regular client base who love her ability to translate key trends into beautifully wearable hair.
Trained as a colour technician as well as a specialist in precision cutting, Bev loves balayage, ombre and other hand painted techniques. She is also an expert in color correction, so much so that she was shortlisted for Colour Technician of the Year for Portsmouth Hair and Beauty awards 2016.
If you need a bit of glamour in your life, then Georgia’s blow drying techniques will ensure you leave feeing a million dollars!
Georgia is also an accomplished and instinctive hair-up specialist, with a talent for translating your thoughts into reality.
She is passionate about all aspects of hairdressing and is attending regular training courses to continue her training.
Georgia was a Finalist for Junior Stylist of the Year at the English Hair & Beauty Awards 2015.
Shannon has a love of crazy colours and puts this into practice creating the perfect look, particularly for blondes.
She has a knack for ensuring that your cut and colour work beautifully and complement each other.
Shannon also loves doing hair up’s and is equally at home ensuring you receive top class beauty treatments especially CND Shellac manicures and pedicures.
Stylist & Make-up Artist
An appointment with Jenny is like a mini makeover as she uses her skill both in hair and beauty to take you on a journey to deliver…
your desired look. Jenny is particularly skilled in balayage and ombre.
Jenny loves to experiment with makeup and considers the entire image when creating a look. So, whether you are looking for head-turning Bridal Make-Up or a subtler effect for a special occasion. Jenny’s talent as a MAC Make-Up Artist will help you find it. Add a funky CND Shellac, a luxury manicure and an eyebrow reshape and you really will be leaving walking on air!
Unsurprisingly Jenny was Shortlisted for Portsmouth Hair and Beauty Awards Apprentice of the year 2016. She has also been shortlisted for apprentice of the year in this year’s Business excellence awards in February 2017.
Chloe delights in making her guests feel and look good. She has proven ability in perfecting the ultimate blow dry…
and works relentlessly to deliver the desired look.
Her talents extend to the beauty arena where she specialises in MAC make up and CND shellac manicure and pedicure, so for a top to toe pamper book some time in with Chloe.