Meet the Nirvana Hair and Beauty Team

Kathy (Director)

The owner of the salon with a wealth of experience of 27 years hairdressing. She started her career in Surrey and was lucky enough to be taught by her employer, who was an inspiration to her. After moving to Devon over 12 years ago, Kathy ventured into the opening of her own salon in 2011 and hasn't looked back since. She is very proud of the salon and the staff.

Ange (Director)

Grew up in Northampton, and wanted to be a hair stylist after watching a hairdresser friend being creative with colour. Ange still loves colouring, espeically when she's creating vibrant elumen colours for her guests. Along with colour, she also likes creating hair up styles and helping the apprentices with advice and technique.

Louise (Director)

Louise has vast experience in cutting and colour but especially loves getting creative and is constantly learning new techniques and styles. She is renowned for her perfectly blended Balayage colour. She's happiest outdoors and loves working with the Aveda range.

Rosie (Senior Stylist)

Has been with Nirvana since the very beginning and is always positive influence on us all. Rosie is from Stoke on Trent originally but has lived in Devon since she was a child. Having worked in salons since she was 14, it was a natural progression to follow on to be the confident stylist that she is. Rosie loves cutting and being creative with an individual look, and she specialises in hair up and bridal styling.

Sarah .G (Senior Stylist)

Sarah has worked with us since we opened and previously worked with Toni and Guy. She is a very friendly and chatty stylist. After having her second child she has returned to us on a part time basis looking after her existing clients and gaining new ones. Sarah's talents lie in cutting and colouring.

Zoe (Senior Stylist)

Has been qualified since the beginning of 2011, Zoe is an enthusiastic part of our team, she is very caring in her approach to customer care and listens carefully to each individual need. Zoe enjoys cutting the most and also creating hair up styles.

Ellie (Senior Stylist)

Ellie joined us in 2016, previously working as a senior hair stylist in Barnstaple for a number of years. Ellie started working in a salon age 15 after always accompanying her mum when she had her hair done, being fascinated watching the stylists! She qualified in 2011 and enjoys cutting and colouring, especially short hair. Ellie says she really enjoys meeting new people and catching up with her clients! - She's also Kathy's double - eveyone gets these two confused, even us!

Jo (Senior Stylist)

Jo has recently joined us on a part-time basis whilst she skillfully juggles life as a first time mum too! Jo has previously been working locally as a hair stylist for many years. Her skills range from creative hair colour & cutting to perming - something which only a few stylists still offer.

Tilly (Stylist)

Tilly qualifed in hairdressing in 2016, she started working at Nirvana as an apprentice whilst she was studying at college, Tilly is now a confident and creative stylist who loves being creative with colour & cutting.

Natalie (Hair Stylist)

Natalie has been with us since she was an apprentice and is now a fully qualified hair stylist. Nat is a creative stylist, loves colouring along with using our vibrant elumen colours and she loves being creative with hair up too.

Vicky (Beauty Therapist)

Vicky has over 10 years of experience in Beauty Therapy. She specialises in Nails - Manicures, Gel and Nail Art. She also loves creating the perfect Eyelash Extensions and is fully qualified in Intimate Waxing. Vicky has two boys both at school and if that wasn't enough she needs to fit in marathon training!

Ria (Beauty Therapist)

Ria joined the team when we opened in Boutport Street as our second full time beauty therapist, having worked locally for a number of years in a salon and previously at Woolacoombe Spa she has over 6 years experience. Ria loves many treatments, specialising in brows, massage and intimate waxing.

Hannah (Beauty Therapist)

Hannah qualified in beauty therapy during 2017 and has worked with us since starting as our second junior beauty therapist.. Hannah is fully qualifed in many treatments such as waxing, tinting and nail treatements plus relaxing treatments such as massage & facials.

Leanne (New Talent)

Leanne is one of our New Talent Stylists and has risen through the salon from a junior role. She is passionate about colouring, in particular foiling and loves learning new techniques at the Aveda Academy

Owen (New Talent)

Owen is one of our New Talent Stylists and has been with us from his junior days and at college. His hair styling and bridal hair is exceptional and he loves a colour challenge!

Nikki (Junior Stylist)

Nikki is our Junior Stylist, soon to qualify from college and we don't know what we'd do without her! She is available for basic colour and blow drys at a discounted rate.