Read below for a detailed description of each of our adept, efficient and friendly stylists and beauticians.
Well, where do we start? Stephen has been hairdressing since 1993 and has been based in some of the most reputable and busiest salons in the area.
In 2008, Stephen took the daunting but exciting decision to launch his own salon otherwise known as Signature Hair and Beauty Ltd, as he wanted a better environment to work in. Listening to his team and ensuring they are happy is always at the forefront of his mind, and because of this, his team have always stayed loyal to his ambitions regarding the salon.
“I pride myself on the values of my life to be the same within the salon”. Open-mindedness and honesty is the main policy of this guy and his salon has always been his pride and joy. Stephen is an advocate of education and he thrives off the opportunity to learn and expand his skills by participating in courses.
Although Stephen has dealt with all types of hairdressing, he now solely concentrates on his passion which is hair cutting. Throughout his career, he has trained and worked alongside some of the most esteemed and regarded industry leaders.
Having taken over one of the area’s most recognised salons in 2017, Stephen’s aim is to put his mark over this business and the team in it to make it the best hair salon to visit. To differentiate his salon from competitors, Stephen has hired a dedicated, enthusiastic and skilled team of hairdressers and beauticians who aim to remain one of the industry’s best hair and beauty salons. Watch this space, big things are still yet to come from this ambitious and caring guy.
With a creative flair in hair cutting, Andrea is one of our senior stylists at our salon and she has been a member of our team since 2008. Hairdressing is her passion and from being a child, Andrea has always wanted to work in this industry. Known for her attention to detail and innovative haircutting ideas, Andrea is the perfect stylist when you want to change the style of your hair.
New to the Hairdressing industry and the latest addition to Signature Unisex Hair & Beauty Salon. Lydia is training towards her level 2 since the beginning of 2019 so its onwards and upwards. Graduating from Kingston University in Fashion Design, both her passion for creativity and people has guided her to pursue this new career path, where she wants to make every client feel good and look great!
Lydia is aiming to be the new queen of cool
Donna (AKA Bubble)
Donna is the front of house receptionist. She has been in this role for more than 17 years and absolutely loves her position. She is the lady that deals with the bookings and enquiries on the desk and over the phone. She will be the friendly face you see when you visit our salon, and she makes sure your every need is accommodated. She can provide advice on our quality products and your beauty and hair needs.
Gemma is the newest addition to the beauty team at Signature.
Joining in 2015 after accreditation from N-U-L College armed with her level 2 beauty therapies. She has continued training whilst being in the salon and has also achieved her level 3 advanced qualifications. She’s a very approachable and friendly gal who has a great rapport with the clients. Professional yet very personal to the clients needs her specialties are her facials, spray tans, nails and eyebrows.
With experience working as a manager and educator in many established salons in our area, Gordon is a proficient, dedicated and passionate member of our team. Backed by more than 25 years of industry experience and working in the International Artistic Team for Farouk Systems USA for two years delivering platform, session and classroom education, Gordan listens to your needs and desires to help you achieve the look you want. When it comes to hairdressing, there is nearly nothing that Gordon cannot achieve, but his passion remains in hair cutting.
Gordon looks forward to welcoming to our salon soon.
Hatice is our very own Turkish Delight. She likes to be known as the Balayage Queen. A hairstylist and makeup artist that loves to cut, colour and transform your look. She loves to look after her clients and likes to build a positive vibe with them. You feel comfortable and relaxed in the hands of this Turkish Beauty. Yes, she speaks Turkish (of course).
With a remarkable 34 years in the industry, Karen is our senior stylist and she also works with Derby Roundhouse College to assess work. If this was not enough, Karen is currently working on her level 3 beauty qualification. What she does not know about muscles, bones, tissues and cells isn’t worth knowing. Karen spends the majority of her time working in the UK and Germany as a quality assurer in children’s education. She also supports military students to gain their hair, beauty and barbering qualifications. Passionate and enthusiastic about her job, Karen is the 80’s girl who loves to share her passion with others.
Claim to fame: during that period Karen was responsible for the most perms in Stoke-on-Trent including perming Peter Shilton’s hair who is an Ex-England footballer.
Known as Kat – she has been doing hair since leaving school at the age of 16. She started out doing all hairdressing duties but quickly discovered her love was in colouring. Since completing her Wella Master Colour Expert (Colour Degree) in 2013, Kat has perfected her skills and relishes the opportunity to transform hair that needs some care and attention into a fabulous colour and style. With us from the start, Kat looks forward to welcoming you to our salon for your hair challenge. With her dedication and enthusiasm, nothing fazes our hair our expert.
Kim enjoys her role and loves to make her clients smile as they walk out of the salon feeling great and looking great. She has been in the salon since the age of 16 until now.
Attaining qualifications in St. Tropez, Jessica and Eve Taylor, Kim has successfully studied all aspects of beauty to obtain her National Diploma in Beauty Science. She prides herself on being a perfectionist and gives 110% in all her work to make sure her clients leave our salon with a smile.
Devoted to all aspects of beauty, Louise has worked in the industry since 1996. She began her career with Garry Williams Hair Studio which is now Signature, Louise is a proficient and experienced member of our team. Louise has also completed additional training in Jessica nails, St. Tropez tanning and Eve Taylor skincare.
Covering all aspects of hairdressing including colouring, cutting, perming and hair extensions, Michelle is an accomplished and proficient member of the Signature team. Working in hairdressing since 2010, Michelle loves to be part of our big team and events. Trained in Great Lengths™ and Easilocks™ human hair extensions, this girl loves to be creative.
From hair ups to crazy colouring skills, Michelle is your stylist if you love experimenting with colour. Creating your dream hair, nothing is too much trouble for Michelle, and she is always on board to guide you through your journey.
Sociable, fun and friendly, Paige loves her job and meeting new people. With the ambition to make all her clients feel and look beautiful, Paige goes above and beyond to meet all your requests and she has worked in the industry since 2012. Paige relishes the opportunity to develop her skills and expand her knowledge in this industry, and she regularly attends courses to achieve this.
As a committed member of our team, Paige attends to all aspects of the service from start to finish. Paige is also a Kevin Murphy Ambassador and therefore, she is another go-to girl for product knowledge. Paige is a girl who truly cares about your needs.