About Kate Preston Salons

AWARD WINNING

Kate Preston Salons is a group of two hair salons that are both multi-award winning with over 30 years of hair specialist experience based in Fareham and Gosport, Hampshire. Established in 2005 by Kate Preston, the Salons are now led by Kate and her daughter Liberty.

KP Salons are dedicated to providing a relaxing tailored experience that will exceed your expectations time and time again.

Welcome to the KP family.

Meet the team

Why visit us?

  • Our Stylists are trained to listen to YOU
  • We specialise in changing your old look with our Redesign Service
  • We bring you the latest trends and expert advice to Fareham
  • You get a quality service second-to-none by fully-qualified Designers
  • Your service is Guaranteed and comes with Our Promise so it’s risk free
  • You get regular value for money deals and offers
  • Our team regularly train with the best in the industry
  • Beauty Services also offered in one location for your convenience
  • FREE wifi and FREE parking

Our Guarantee and Promise

At Kate Preston we strive to give you the very best in quality service and care. We are so dedicated to this that we offer our unique guarentee to take the risk away and ease any concerns you might have for choosing us and to encourage feedback. We want to continue to improve and never rest on our laurels so have created for you…

The KP Guarantee and Promise

If in the unlikely event that you are not completely satisfied with the results of your service, please tell us so we can put it right.

We will offer you the next available appointment and we re-do it for FREE!

We have complete confidence in our ability to delight you which is why we offer this 100% guarantee.

 

Meet the team

Meet the team

Here you’ll find photos and biographies of all our talented Fareham hairdressers so you can get to know us a little better. We all love hairdressing, and have a passionate commitment to make all our guests look and feel fabulous!

Please don’t hesitate to give us a call. The front of house team work closely with our stylists; knowing their specialist skills, helping us match you to the perfect hairdresser.

Directors…

KATE
Owner

For the ultimate experience in hair- dressing, be inspired by the Women’s Stylist of the Year (English Hair and Beauty Awards, 2016), Kate Preston.

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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 also specialises in curly hair and some of her clients travel up to 50 miles for their hair appointments, another testament to her well-deserved reputation within the hairdressing industry.

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 KP Salons, Kate is proud of her 30 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry and therefore it was no surprise to us all, that she won a lifetime achievement award in the Portsmouth Hair and Beauty awards in 2016 and again in 2018 at the Southern Hair and Beauty Awards.

LIBERTY
Salon Director

Libby is passionate about customer experience and her role is to ensure that you have the ultimate care and…

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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!

Libby is super organised and manages both KP Salons to an extremely high standard and her flair for business ensures that the business is constantly evolving with the times whilst maintaining its familiarity with both our long-standing and new clients.

Fareham Salon team…

JO
Director Level & Management

Jo has a natural talent for building relationship with guests. With extensive experience in many aspects of hairdressing, Jo particularly…

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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 been working closely alongside Kate for many years and she currently works at KP Fareham on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

LEIANA
Director Level & Management

Dynamic and versatile, Leiana has great all-round experience as she is fully qualified in ladies and gent’s hairdressing excelling in short hair cuts.

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Leiana has a natural flair for creating colour masterpieces and she made it to the final of Global Colour Zoom 2018 in Toronto, Canada.

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.

Although, currently on Maternity leave with her second child, Leiana will be returning to the salon at the end of 2019.

LISA
Director Level

Lisa’s dedicated long standing clientele return time and time again for her calm and confident style of hairdressing.

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Lisa works at KP Fareham on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.

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.

BEV
Director Level

Bev has an extensive regular client base who love her ability to translate key trends into beautifully wearable hair.

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She will always make the time to fit her clients in and goes above and beyond to ensure they are happy with their hair cut and colour.

Trained as a colour technician as well as an experienced cutter, Bev loves balayage, ombre and other hand painting techniques. She is also an expert in colour correction, so much so that she was shortlisted for Colour Technician of the Year for Portsmouth Hair and Beauty awards 2016.

Bev has a warm and bubbly personality and her clients thoroughly enjoy their visits not only because of their hair but because they enjoy their time with her.

JENNY
Senior Stylist & Colour Specialist

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.

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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.

Unsurprisingly Jenny was Shortlisted for Portsmouth Hair and Beauty Awards Apprentice of the year 2016. She was also been shortlisted for apprentice of the year in this year’s Business excellence awards in February 2017.

Jenny is currently travelling in Australia and due to return to us in January 2020.

EMMA JAYNE
Senior Stylist

Emma has a vibrant and kind personality and is very easy to talk to, whatever vision for your hair style and colour you have, …

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Emma will ensure that you get a stunning make-over and if you are looking for feminine and desirable styles Emma can help you create the perfect look with her enviable skills at bouncy blow-drying. Emmajane’s colour skills are going from strength to strength and she has some excellent work in her portfolio.

Emmajane absolutely loves event hair and make-up and is the ideal choice for creating a fabulous look for your prom or wedding. She listens to her clients and advises them on colours and styles which suit them and takes her time to ensure they feel wonderful, before they leave the salon.

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and this combined with a wealth of creativity and high level or motivation Dayna is one of our up and coming colour specialists.

Dayna has a warm and friendly nature and enjoys chatting to her clients making them feel at home during their visits to the salon.

Dayna works at both KP Fareham and Gosport.

JAYCEE
Stylist

Jaycee is one of our up and coming stylists at KP Fareham and delights in making her clients feel and look good.

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She has proven ability in perfecting the ultimate blow dry and works relentlessly to deliver the desired look.

Jaycee loves foiling and balayage and has recently been invited to join Goldwell Colour Creatives Team with the possibility of becoming a finalist at Global Colour Zoom in Vienna this year.

Her talents extend to the beauty arena where she specialises in MAC make up and CND shellac shellac, so for a top to toe pamper book some time in with Jaycee.

Becki
Front of House

Becki is a Front of House Manager at KP Fareham and her warm and approachable demeanour means our visitors immediately feel at ease when they arrive in the salon.

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She is the first point of contact for clients over the telephone and in the salon and her customer-focussed character ensure your visit is always a memorable one.

With her many years of customer service experience, Becki remembers each individual client which really adds the personal touch and she is truly invested in the journey of our guests ensuring that she delivers consistently great client care with her motto being “Always do more than is required of you”.

CLAIRE 
Front of House

Claire is a front of house manager at Kate Preston Salons.

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As part of the Front of House Team, Claire ensures our guests journeys are an enjoyable one whilst also keeping the salon running on time and efficiently.

Claire is always there for any questions that clients may have and ready to assist them in booking their next appointments or helping them buy products from our extensive range. Her friendly and proactive attitude to her work is reflected in the smooth-running of the salon.

JEMMA 
Stylist

Jemma is a lovely, bubbly stylist at KP Fareham.

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She particularly loves cutting and styling and takes her time to talk clients through the process ensuring they are totally happy with what she is doing.

Jemma is also our resident Nail Queen and loves creating fabulous CND Shellac designs using her creative imagination. So, if you fancy getting your nails painted while you’re at KP Fareham, Jemma is your girl. Jemma is a perfectionist and takes real pride in clients’ hair and nails, alike.

LYDIA 
Apprentice

Lydia is our super salon assistant and training to be a top stylist, she is…

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on hand every day, helping the rest of the team and contributing to a lovely guest experience. Lydia’s cheerful and chatty personality will make you feel relaxed and comfortable.

Lydia is building her skills every day and really enjoys applying treatments such as the Kerastraight 4-week treatment and global colours.

Gosport Salon team…

LISA 
Director Level Stylist

Lisa’s dedicated long standing clientele return time and time again for her calm and confident style of hairdressing.

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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.

KIRSTY
Senior Stylist

Kristy is a senior stylist at KP Gosport. She really enjoys her regular busy clientele and loves making her clients feel good about themselves as well as appreciating the loyalty of her clients.

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Kirsty particularly loves colouring and creative techniques, she is also one of our award-winning stylists winning runner up junior stylist of the year for The News Hair and Beauty Awards.

JOY
Senior Stylist

Having recently returned to KP Gosport following Maternity leave, Joy is now working one day a week at KP Fareham.

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Joy has been hairdressing for over 12 years and still loves to grow and develop her skills just as much as she did on day 1!

She has passion in all aspects of hairdressing and what makes Joy happy is seeing her clients happy!

Joy is exceptional at hair up as she loves to show her creative skills, the ideal person if you are looking for wedding, prom or occasion hair.

LUCY
Stylist

Lucy works at KP Gosport and is an expert in short hair and pixie cuts. She has some amazing ideas if you feel like a restyle and can recommend the perfect cut to suit you…

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Lucy also enjoys all aspects of colouring and likes to create individual styles reflecting her client’s lifestyle and personality.

Lucy works part time and is available on Wednesdays, Fridays and alternate Saturdays.

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…this combined with a wealth of creativity and high level or motivation Dayna is one of our up and coming colour specialists.



SOMMER

Apprentice

Sommer is our apprentice at KP Gosport, she is relatively new to the team but is already doing really well.

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Her shampoo technique is excellent and she is always around the salon helping to keep it clean and tidy and supporting the Creative and Front of House Team.

Sommer is excited to build her skills and become a qualified hair stylist.