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 (Senior Stylist)

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.

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.

Louise (Senior Stylist)

Creative stylist Lou has recently joined us for a couple days a week, she has a love for colouring & a passion for creating the perfect blended balayage colour .

Chloe (Beauty Therapist)

Chloe qualified in beauty therapy during 2016 and has worked with us since starting as our first junior beauty therapist, now fully qualified. Chloe loves the relaxing spa treatments such as massage, sports/deep tissue massage, facials and manicures & pedicures - she is also now qualified in indiviual lash extensions & lash lift perming, which are lovely treatments to enhance your natural beauty.

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 (Junior 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( Junior Stylist ) 

Leanne has been working as one of our juniors within the salon during her training at college. Junior stylist Leanne is now in the salon offering hair cuts and colours at discounted rates on certain dates. 


Owen ( Junior Stylist )

Owen has been working as one of our salon juniors throughout his hairdressing training at college. Junior hair stylist Owen is now in the salon offering hair cuts and colours at a discounted rate on certain days.