AWARD WINNING 
CREATIVE TEAM 
 

Management Team 

Pauline Howe - Founder of Strands      NVQ Assessor and a State Registered Master Craftsman, Pauline is the heart and soul of Strands Hairdressing and has nurtured an extremely talented and dedicated team. She has been involved in the hairdressing industry for over 35 years and has loved every minute of it. Hair is in her blood and she is incredibly proud of the achievements of her staff and award-winning salons. Responsible for training her team, she has guided and coached them to be the best stylists they can be.
Pauline 
Managing Director 
Kelly Scott - Creative Director  Kelly is an extremely talented stylist with over seventeen years' experience in an industry that she loves! Kelly is passionate about her profession and as one of the first Stylists in the UK to obtain the Redken Colour Certification she specialises in all aspects of colour and colour corrections . NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Kelly is not only extremely knowledgeable but also very creative and can transform any colour to give you a beautiful new look.  As an International educator and Redken Platform Artist (RPA) Kelly is in demand, she has traveled the globe, working as far a field as Las Vegas, New York, Miami, Nashville, South Africa, Berlin and Switzerland to demonstrate her colour skills. So no matter how particular your hair needs, Kelly will make you look and feel amazing!
Kelly 
Artistic Director  
Redken Global Artist  
Redken Colour Certified 
Wendy Jones - Business Manager  Wendy has helped build Strands along side Pauline since 1985 to become the hairdressing force that it is today. If Pauline is the heart of Strands, then Wendy is the head. Her organisational skills are second to none  she is the salon wedding co-ordinator and resident events planner, ensuring everything runs smoothly. Responsible for the daily admin that goes into running two very busy salons, Wendy is Pauline’s anchor and Strands would come to a halt without her astounding management skills.
Wendy 
Business Manager 
 
Pauline Howe - Founder of Strands      NVQ Assessor and a State Registered Master Craftsman, Pauline is the heart and soul of Strands Hairdressing and has nurtured an extremely talented and dedicated team. She has been involved in the hairdressing industry for over 35 years and has loved every minute of it. Hair is in her blood and she is incredibly proud of the achievements of her staff and award-winning salons. Responsible for training her team, she has guided and coached them to be the best stylists they can be.
Pauline 
Managing Director 
Kelly Scott - Creative Director  Kelly is an extremely talented stylist with over seventeen years' experience in an industry that she loves! Kelly is passionate about her profession and as one of the first Stylists in the UK to obtain the Redken Colour Certification she specialises in all aspects of colour and colour corrections . NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Kelly is not only extremely knowledgeable but also very creative and can transform any colour to give you a beautiful new look.  As an International educator and Redken Platform Artist (RPA) Kelly is in demand, she has traveled the globe, working as far a field as Las Vegas, New York, Miami, Nashville, South Africa, Berlin and Switzerland to demonstrate her colour skills. So no matter how particular your hair needs, Kelly will make you look and feel amazing!
Kelly 
Artistic Director  
Redken Global Artist  
Redken Colour Certified 
Wendy Jones - Business Manager  Wendy has helped build Strands along side Pauline since 1985 to become the hairdressing force that it is today. If Pauline is the heart of Strands, then Wendy is the head. Her organisational skills are second to none  she is the salon wedding co-ordinator and resident events planner, ensuring everything runs smoothly. Responsible for the daily admin that goes into running two very busy salons, Wendy is Pauline’s anchor and Strands would come to a halt without her astounding management skills.
Wendy 
Business Manager 
 

Hill Head Team 

 
 
Freya George - Manager  Winner of the Strands Achiever Of The Year Award, and Strands ladies look of the year award Freya is a very busy and in demand stylist with over 8 years hairdressing experience, Freya has a creative flair for colour and is working towards a Strands Certified colour qualification. NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Freya knows how make to you feel at ease. She is patient when it comes to listening to her clients needs, ensuring that you leave the salon with the perfect colour and hairstyle especially suited to you.
Freya 
Manager 
Becky Lewis - Manager  Becky is a fantastic hairdresser with over 15 years experience she is extremely passionate and dedicated to her profession. Her happy and bubbly personality has made her a hugely popular and busy stylist both with her colleagues and clients. NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Becky is a precision cutter renowned for her perfection and attention to detail Becky is one of our long hair specialists creating effortlessly beautiful long hair up do’s.
Bex 
Manager 
Fran, Salon Manager - Fran is an approchable, hardworking conscientious member of the team. Her happy and chatty manner will ensure that you feel relaxed and at ease. She has over eight years’ experience in the hairdressing industry. NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Fran has achieved her Strands Colour Certification so loves to colour hair, but Fran’s real passion is Mens hairdressing and her male clientele is huge ! making Fran one of our mens hair specialists.
Fran 
Manager 
(Maternity Leave) 
Livvy Hawkins - Advanced Senior Stylist  Livvy is a perfectionist at her trade! with over six years expeirience She is a precise careful and caring stylist, and is great with advising you on fresh new ideas. NVQ 3 qualified and state registered; Livvy loves all aspects of hairdressing, but particularly enjoys creating beautiful and effortlessly chic hair, your appointment with Livvy will be a treat, you really will feel pampered.
Livvy 
Advanced Senior Stylist 
Emily, Senior Stylist - Emily is a very confident reliable and calm member of the Team, with over 8 years in the hairdressing industry, she loves colour and no colour problem is beyond her, she loves a challenge! NVQ level 3 qualified and state registered Emily is a wealth of knowledge winner of The Strands Achiever of the Year 2015 Emily is a concienseious and reliable stylist .
Emilie 
Advanced Senior Stylist 
(Maternity Leave) 
Jodie - Advanced Stylist,Jodie is NVQ level 3 qualified and State Registered, Jodie is a calm and unflappable stylist she never stops smiling ! Jodie loves an up do and as she has a natural flair for hairdressing, is one of the salons Balyage Experts. Jodie has claimed both our Strands Ladies and Mens Photographic Look Awards for her talent and creativity with hair. 
Jodie 
Advanced Senior Stylist 
Danielle - Stylist, NVQ Level 3 qualified Danielle is a very busy and incredibly keen young stylist.  As the winner of the Strands Achiever of the Year and The Ladies photographic look three times ! She is definitely a Stylist to watch. Dan loves an up do and is an expert at Braiding. She ensures the salon is in tiptop condition and nothing is too much trouble for this dedicated lady!  She is super reliable and we’d be absolutely lost without her.
Dannielle 
Advanced Stylist 
Amy - Salon Assistant, Fun Chatty and cheerful Amy is Our Head Assistant, she loves to look after you and she makes a great Cup of Coffee !! 
Amy 
Advanced Stylist 
Kibar - Salon Assistant, Kibar is steady, consistant and Calm and will make sure you enjoy your visit. 
Kibar 
Salon Assistant 
Harper 
Salon Assistant 
Ali 
Graduate Stylist 
Lucy 
Assistant 
 

Whiteley Salon Team 

Danielle Carrier - Manager Whiteley  Danielle is an extremely talented and creative stylist with over ten years’ industry experience. Danielle is unflappable and calm she has a unique sense of style and is very fashion focused. Being NVQ 3 qualified and state registered Danielle can solve any of your hairdressing dilemmas! Multi award-winner of Redken’s Regional NYC Award, Strands Ladies and Men’s Photographic Look and six times winner of Strands Colourist Of The Year Award, Danielle is a knowledgable and talented stylist who loves the buzz of hairdressing.  Danielle is our hair extension specialist and she always delivers her high standard of hairdressing to all of her loyal clientele.
Danielle 
Manager 
Redken Colour Certified 
(Maternity Leave) 
Alex - Manager, Alex has over 10 years hairdressing experience and is a calm and considerate stylist, very much in demand Alex has a natural flair when it comes to hairdressing! NVQ 3 qualified and state registered, Alex oozes enthusiasm for the trade. He is definitely one to watch!
Alex 
Manager 
Helen - Advanced Senior Stylist, With over 20 years in the hairdressing industry under her belt Helen is calm kind and unflappable, she is consistant and her clients love her. Helen loves cutting and is a great listener. You will love your appointment with lovely Lady.
Helen 
Manager 
Natalie - Senior Stylist  NVQ Level 3 qualified Natalie is a very bubbly and chatty stylist. She is always smiling and enjoys making her clients visits to the salon fun. As a stylist with over eight years hairdressing experience Natalie is a reliable and conscientious stylist she loves cutting, your visit to the salon with nat will be entertaining!
Natalie 
Advanced Senior Stylist 
Emily J - Advanced Stylist, Kind caring and calm are three words I would use to describe Emily J, Level 3 qualified Emily will ensure you are very well looked after at Strands and Love your Hair.
Emily 
Advanced Stylist 
 
Alice – Stylist, Alice is one of our young, bright sparks! NVQ Level 3 Qualified, she has a natural flair for hairdressing, showing great skill and creativity with colour Alice is one of our Balyage experts, she loves a challenge and no colour problem phases her. And Up do’s and Braiding are her fav. 
Alice 
Advanced Stylist 
Tiffany 
Stylist 
Sophie 
Graduate Stylist 
CJ - Salon Assistant, CJ is consistant, kind and caring and makes a great cup of Coffee !! 
CJ 
Graduate Stylist 
Megan 
Salon Assistant 
 
Lucy 
Salon Assistant 
 
Redken Colour Specialist 
 
Strands Hairdressing is a Redken certified colour salon Redken is the number one brand for salon professionals. 
Most Wanted Awards 
 
Most Wanted Hairdressing Legend 2012 
Good Salon Guide 
 
Strands Hairdressing has been awarded 5 stars by the Good Salon Guide. 
Free Roam 
 
All Strands services and products are fully guaranteed. 
 
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Colour Experts 
 
Strands have been recognised by the Good Salon Guide as Colour experts 
 
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