KP Team Day out at the Water Park

Part of having a strong work force in our industry is being away from the daily routine of busy columns, bouncy blow-drys and creative colours taking time with each other. In previous years we visited the cinema, took time to …

Balayage FAQs

It has become apparent to us at KP that although the term balayage is used daily in our world, the meaning can cause a bit of confusion or curiosity to other people and our customers! So what even is a …

2018 Cycle Challenge in Portugal – help us raise money for The Hairdressers Charity

In September this year Kate and Libby are taking part in a four day challenge that entails cycling around the hilly and beautiful locations of Portugal, up to 100 miles per day alongside other hairdressers and salon owners to raise …

Are you fed up of trying to tackle your hair in this heat?

We have put together our 5 best tips to help you create the perfect volume, bouncy blow dry at home 💆 1. Use the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. This is so important. The PH of your …

Our experience of doing an apprenticeship at Kate Preston’s By Jenny and Chloe

Myself and Chloe both began our hairdressing journey with Kate Preston. We both started out as Saturday girls where we really got a taste of what salon life was like – hectic! Whilst we were both still at school we …

Team KP Great South Run Our Experience

Georgia and Jaycee When we were told we could have the opportunity to run as a team for the Great South Run we were all very excited but nervous as we had never done anything like this before. We were …

Our Experience at Global Zoom in Barcelona 2017 by Leiana and Georgia, Kate Preston Salons

When we were given the news that two of us could get the chance to go away to Barcelona for Global Zoom 2017 we never thought it would of been us. Global Zoom is an international competition hosted by Goldwell …

What is Olaplex?

Olaplex works on a molecular level to seek out broken bonds in the hair that are caused by chemical, thermal and mechanical damage. Olaplex restores compromised hair and provides the ultimate breakage insurance. Two salon steps, one to take home …

Third Prestigious Colour Award for Local Hair and Beauty Salon

At Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Salon we have been awarded our third prestigious Master Colourist trophy by Goldwell, the international styling and hair care organisation.  Goldwell brands are part of KAO Worldwide which leads the beauty and health industry …

Kate volunteers for the H.A.I.R Foundation to help and empower homeless women

In May this year Kate volunteered for The H.A.I.R Foundation charity. This is a new organisation to help homeless women. The concept is for hairdressers to offer their skills to help women regain their confidence and self-esteem in helping them …

Kate Preston wins Outstanding Partnership Award

On Wednesday 26th April, Portsmouth College held their annual event to celebrate local apprentiships and to say thank you to all employers that support apprentiship schemes. It was such a fabulous evening and three course dinner held on top of …

How to make your hair look and feel fabulous by Kate Preston

HEALTHY DIET HEALTHY HAIR Protein in your diet is so important as it helps the body produce keratin which is fundamental to build the hair structure. Iron is another important hair nutrient to include in your diet. It helps puts …

Lisa is returning!

Lisa has worked for Kate Preston for the last 10 years until last year when she announced she was starting a family and gave birth to the beautiful baby Evelyn. Of course we were absolutely thrilled for Lisa but we …

Becoming a Goldwell Master Colourist

Wow what a time I’ve had! I have been in my absolute element on the Goldwell Colour Master Course for the past 6 weeks, studying everything from hairdressing science to the very latest colour trends and techniques. Exams and presentations …

It’s all about your Colour Journey – New hair new me! By our colour expert Bev at Kate Preston Salons

This is something that we have all done or considered when you enjoy trying out different colours on your hair! Whether it’s going from dark to blonde, a vibrant red or a blended balyage, sometimes getting that perfect colour isn’t …

Love is in the Hair

This Valentines Day Kate Preston Salons has an answer for all. We have some fabulous offers in the salon suitable for everyone, whether your all loved up or just want some YOU time! Enjoy a girly pamper with our amazing …

Winter Hair Care by Kate Preston

This time of year many of us look to set new targets and create plans for the year ahead. Sometimes, finding the willpower to stick to the challenges of the New Year’s resolutions and goals you have set yourself can …

Life as a KP team member

My name is Leiana Ellery and I have been a part of Team KP almost 5 years. I started my career by studying Hair and Beauty at Fareham college. While I was doing this I took part in competitions within …

Fantastic colour ranges to suit all needs

Fantastic colour ranges to suit all needs Here at Kate Preston we are proud of our consulting skills Charlie has over 25 years experience and has now been promoted to Colour Specialist Director Technician. This means Charlie is able to …

What a way to end an already fantastic year and begin 2017!

As the run up to christmas week saw over 100 clients into our busy salon we knew it was going to be an exciting week with staff and guests both counting down the days til Christmas For Kate Preston Hair …

Final pancake breakfast meeting of the year!

Another year is coming to a close The other morning the team had their final pancake breakfast meeting of the year and it was a great celebration! Dedication to the salon saw four team members in particular win prestigious courses and …

The Best Fareham Hairdressers

The Best Fareham Hairdressers At Kate Preston Hair we make sure we are offering you the very best Fareham Hairdressers to look after all your hair needs. Here is what can you expect from our TOP hairdressers in our Fareham …

Why not visit our in salon extension specialist

Are you looking for the perfect hair style but just need a little bit more length to acheieve it? Perhaps you would like your hair to have extra thickness? Why not visit our in salon extension specialist? Here at Kate …

Beverley Nicholson Returning!

Beverley Nicholson Returning! We are pleased to announce that Beverley Nicholson will be returning to Kate Preston Hair & Beauty After six months exploring Ternerife our colour specialist will be back to wow our guests with her knowledge and expertise. …

Good Salon Guide Colour Expert Salon

Good Salon Guide Colour Expert Salon We are very pleased to announce we are now not only a Good Salon Guide 5 star salon, we are also Good Salon Guide Colour Expert Salon! Having gone through an assessment to ensure are …

Curly Hair Cutting Specialist in Fareham

Curly Hair Cutting Specialist in Fareham Are you looking for a stylist in Fareham or Hampshire who can cut curly hair? Look no further as we have Salon Director Kate Preston and her Senior Stylist Lisa We know what it’s …

Fareham Hampshire Colour Specialists

Fareham Hampshire Colour Specialists Fareham hairdressers Kate Preston Hair and Beauty salon offer the most up to date colouring services in Fareham Our hairdressers are trained to the highest standards to offer you on trend hair colouring right here in Fareham in …

Brazilian Blow-dry Fareham

Brazilian Blow-dry Fareham A little bit of London comes to our Fareham Hair Salon So what is this revolutionary new service that is sweeping the planet that celebs are going CRAZY for? Answer me this: Do you have frizzy hair? …

Beauty in Fareham

Beauty in Fareham Are you looking for great Beauty services in Fareham? Look no further! Kate Preston Hair and Beauty offer a range of beauty services from our Qualified Beauticians including Nails Waxing Brows Tanning You can read all about …

Finding Fareham Hairdressers

Finding Fareham Hairdressers Are you working your way through hair salons in Fareham to find the right one for YOU? Look no further as we are one of the best hair salons in Fareham just waiting to transform your hair. …

Wedding Hair Fareham and Hampshire

Wedding Hair Fareham and Hampshire For Wedding Hair in Fareham and Hampshire for your big day look no further. Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Salon in Fareham – Hampshire have wedding hair specialists to look after your every need no matter …

Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Finalists for Salon of the Year

Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Finalists for Salon of the Year Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Finalists for Salon of the Year at the English Hair and Beauty Awards Thanks for all the nominations! we are delighted to announce we are …

Kate Preston Hair & Beauty – Readers Choice Salon of the Year 2015 Runner Up

Kate Preston Hair & Beauty – Readers Choice Salon of the Year 2015 Runner Up Over the past months the team and I have been working on ‘The News’ Hair and Beauty awards 2015 The awards are now in their …

Big Hair Do Nationwide Event at Kate Preston Hair and Beauty

Big Hair Do Nationwide Event at Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Big Hair Do Event is a nationwide event taking place in a limited 100 salons across the country! Thursday 24th September from 7pm Onwards. Drinks and canapés will be …

Rugby World Cup Offer – Free Treatment and Luxury Scalp Massage

Rugby World Cup Offer – Free Treatment and Luxury Scalp Massage As the Rugby World Cup Opening Ceremony begins we would like to offer a FREE 60 second Treatment and Luxury Scalp Massage Booked with every Cut & Blowdry Quote ‘Rugby’ on booking. …

One Day Sale Buy £100 voucher and get £200

One Day Sale Buy £100 voucher and get £200 Voucher sale for one day only tomorrow – 24th September Buy £100 voucher and get £200! LIMITED AVAILABILITY Phone lines open from 8am (have your credit card ready) Thursday 24th sept …

This month we LOVE Treatments!

This month we LOVE Treatments! Are you fed up with dealing with uncontrollable hair? With new products being released we are more excited that ever to be working with such great products that truly help! Whatever the problem a treatment …

Happy Halloween Deals

Happy Halloween Deals Throughout the month of October we are offering clients Special Deals on all your halloween Party Hair, Themed Nails, Make-up and Children cuts Children Cut from £8 Halloween Party Hair and Make-up from £10 Halloween Themed Nails, Hair …

Hampshire’s 1st Salon Jedi Member

Hampshire’s 1st Salon Jedi Member Wow, what another busy month! This month at Kate Preston we had another very successful open evening ‘The Big Hair Do’. The event was a national event with only a few Hair salons in Hampshire taking part! Our loyal …

Black Friday Sale on Hair, Beauty services, Products and more

Black Friday Sale on Hair, Beauty services, Products and more I really cannot believe it’s coming up to Christmas – it has been such a busy year. Which brings me to more exclusive offers Friday 27th November Black Friday! This …

Fareham Hairdressers Successful Open Evening with Half Price offers Party hair and more…

Another hugely successful open evening took place Monday 9th Novemeber. We had some great offers on this year including 10% Off all products and future bookings made. Half Price beauty services and some lovely party hair and make up demonstrations. …

Hampshire Salon Jedi takes on the world

Hampshire Salon Jedi takes on the world I have always found it such a privilege to be asked to go to wedding venues and do the Bridal Parties hair. When I was asked to travel to Antigua for a week …

Vote for us at English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016

Vote for us at English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016 English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016 – Nominations are now open It’s nomination time again for the English Hair and Beauty Awards 2016. Last year we were so proud to …

Keep Voting for us at English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016

Keep Voting for us at English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016 Thank You all so much for all your votes so far for the English Hair and Beauty Awards 2016. Last year we were so proud to be finalists in …

London Toni & Guy Expert joins Kate Preston Team

Anita Lemon (Causley) We would like to give a very warm welcome to our newest Senior Stylist Anita Anita has more than 25 years experience in both Ladies and Gents Hairdressing. Anita spent time training and working with Toni & Guy in London and …

Hair Donated to the Little Princess Trust

Hair Donated to the Little Princess Trust Two months ago Hayley Whitlock decided to have a re-style with Georgia! We donated her hair to the Little Princess Trust which provides little boys and girls with wigs across the UK & Ireland who …

Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Nominated

We are so thrilled to have been nominated in the English Hair and Beauty Awards 2016 Salon of the Year! This is the second year we have been nominated for Salon of the Year, this year we are the only …

Training with Jack Howard – the inventor of the amazing Ombre & Balayage

Training with Jack Howard – the inventor of the amazing Ombre & Balayage Earlier this month I attended a course with the amazing Jack Howard in London Jack Howard created the Ombre and Balayage and brought his expertise to the UK …

‘Mind’ Charity Day at Kate Preston Hair and Beauty

‘Mind’ Charity Day at Kate Preston Hair and Beauty On Friday 1st April Kate Preston hair and beauty will be hosting a charity day raising money for ‘Mind’ The team at Kate Preston picked ‘Mind’ to make people of all …

Kate Preston Wins at The English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016

Kate Preston Wins at The English Hair & Beauty Awards 2016 Sunday 20th March at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Creative Oceanic held their 5th Hair & Beauty Awards Ceremony The evening was a black tie event where over 500 Hair Stylists …

Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Fareham, Now GHD Destination Salon

Kate Preston Hair and Beauty Fareham, Now GHD Destination Salon Kate Preston Hair & Beauty are pleased to announce we are now a GHD Destination Salon So what does this mean for you? Kate Preston Hair & Beauty now stock …

Olaplex Available at Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Fareham

Olaplex Available at Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Fareham Our Newest Salon services at Kate Preston is bound to get everyone excited! Olaplex is an exciting new service that will allow you to push your hair further to create the …

Gent’s Hairdressing, Hairdressers for Men at Kate Preston Fareham

Gent’s Hairdressing, Hairdressers for Men at Kate Preston Fareham Claire is our Gentlemen’s Cutting Specialist here at Kate Preston Hair & Beauty For 7 years, Claire has been within the industry, specializing in Gent’s / Men’s Hairdressing. When Claire started her career …

Leiana is Returning to Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Fareham

Leiana is Returning to Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Fareham We are very pleased to announce that Leiana will be returning to Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Tuesday 3rd May after Maternity Leave! Leiana is fully qualified in both ladies …

World Renowned Hairdressing icon Beverley C (MBE) Visiting Kate Preston Fareham

World Renowned Hairdressing icon Beverley C (MBE) Visiting Kate Preston Fareham We are very pleased to announce that world renowned hairdressing icon Beverley C (MBE) will be visiting the salon Wednesday 18th May! It’s so exciting for us – Beverley …

Hampshire Bridal Specialists Kate Preston Hair & Be

Hampshire Bridal Specialists Kate Preston Hair & Beauty Kate Preston Hair & Beauty believe that a Wedding Day should be as relaxing and enjoyable as possible We work to create beautiful styles to suit you, whether that be an elegant …

Vote for Kate Preston Hair & beauty – Readers Choice Category

Vote for Kate Preston Hair & beauty – Readers Choice Category It’s been such a busy year for Kate Preston and it seems our hard work is paying off. This time of year is particularly busy for our Fareham based …

Bringing New Skills Back to our Fareham Based Salon

Congratulations Claire Rossiter – Bringing New Skills Back to our Fareham Based Salon Well Done Claire! Over the past six weeks Claire has been working extremely hard in Goldwell’s London Training Academy working towards an amazing achievement. Each week focused …

Kate Preston Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Kate Preston Wins Lifetime Achievement Award On Sat 2nd July 2016 Hair and Beauty salons from across the South Coast came together to celebrate all their hard work The evening was held at Portsmouth Guildhall where all that attended wore …

GHD Electric Pink Styler at our Fareham based Salon

GHD Electric Pink Styler at our Fareham based Salon This week GHD have launched new styler GHD Electric Pink! Here at Kate Preston we LOVE them. As a GHD Destination Salon, at our Fareham based salon, it means we have …

Kate Preston – 5 Stars for a 2nd year running!

Kate Preston – 5 Stars for a 2nd year running! This week Kate Preston Hair & Beauty were given 5 Stars for a second year running by The Good Salon Guide. Martin Durant visited our Fareham based salon and presented us with our …

What a great Evening at The Most Wanted Awards

What a great Evening at The Most Wanted Awards What a great Evening! As you may well know, on Monday the 5th September the prestigious Most Wanted Awards by Creative Head Mag were hosted by Rob Beckett. The awards ceremony …

Fantastic Hair by Shannon at Kate preston

Fantastic Hair by Shannon at Kate preston Here at Kate Preston, we can create Fantastic Occasion hair. Shannon has been in the hairdressing industry from a young age and has attended specialist courses to be able to put up even …