Celebrating four decades in the industry Ian is the driving force behind The Salon Team. He follows a constant quest for perfection. He quotes ‘it still eludes him’, and the search continues! Obsessed with his love for hairdressing and his passion for customer care, Ian truly believes this is what makes The Salon so unique.
During his time as a member of the British Hair Dressing Squad Ian acquired a complete understanding of very fine hair.
Travelling, consulting and being a platform artist for leading hairdressing brands in the UK, Scandinavia and Europe, Ian has also worked alongside Philip Kingsley the worlds leading celebrity Tricologist (working in clinics across London, Mayfair and New York) representing the PK Tricological product range on QVC UK and QVC Germany.
Ian has a love of the sea and when not working at The Salon, he can often be found found on the North Coast of Cornwall body boarding or walking his much loved Gucci Poooooodles on the wild coastline which he truly believes is good for his soul.
BJ's passion is Colour, but, he too shares Ian’s passion for healthy hair. 'Its all About Colour Rejuvenation' you’ll hear him quote.
Originally working in the commercial design industry, Colour Consultant BJ’s love of hairdressing lead him to change careers to follow his real passion.
BJ has been involved with International Hairdressing Education Session Styling for Playtex, Aquascutum and Philip Kingsley at QVC London and Germany (the shopping channel). His photographic work has been published in magazines in the UK and Europe.
Also responsible for the financial health of the business BJ’s working week often runs into the weekend, but he always finds time to walk the Gucci Poodles!
ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Lauren acquired her skills over ten years ago in Devon then spread her wings to the Southern Hemisphere, Australia and the Pacific Islands!
Returning to the UK in 2011 she joined the team at The Salon.
Colouring hair is Lauren's passion with experience gained at the Wella Academy in London.
Laurens most recent qualification is as a Philip Kingsley Tricotherapist, giving her an even deeper understanding of healthy hair and scalp, which she uses to help educate her clients on hair health.
Bex has been with The Salon for 7 years now and is thriving in her role as team leader and Stylist. Bex’s favourite part of hairdressing is blow drying big and bouncy curls or smooth and sleek styles. but she is super at creating lovely cuts and great colour too.
With a love of meeting new people and creating something fabulous for them Bex offers great value hairdressing.
Also, being a triplet means her sisters are constantly having their hair done and Bex is developing her skills even further. In three words, Bex loves hairdressing!
Bubbly and full of energy, Amy has a smile for everyone. Amy has been with us at The Salon for 4 years now. Amy has
completed her level 2 Hairdressing and Barbering here at the Salon and is currently working towards her level 3 - Watch this space!
Amy particularly loves dressing long hair and up do's, and finds colouring and foiling hair a massive enjoyment. Plus Amy loves getting to know her clients and providing help hints, tip and hair advice. She is very artistic and this creativity shows through in her hairdressing.
Always on the go, full of enthusiasm and passion, Amy offers great value hairdressing, Take a look at her latest deals - click here
Caitlin is a local lass, born and bred in Torquay. She is our up and coming stylist and has been hairdressing for 3 years. Caitlin is currently doing her barbering course and is have a great time learning more and more about hair everyday. If you want a big bouncy blow dry, Caitlin is your lady – she just loves creating beautiful bounce for her clients!
Outside of work Caitlin enjoys photography, going to the cinema, dog walking and shopping! She is the youngest of 3 sisters…. Perfect for practicing hair styles on!
Front of House and Salon Hostess, with a background in Hotels and Hospitality with some of the worlds leading hotel chains. Sue`s natural warmth and kindness puts you at ease when you step inside The Salon for either hair, nails or beauty.
Her role is to keep the team on track and your visit special.
Sue is always happy to advise on the right product for your hair to enable you to achieve the best results at home.
Sue is your first point of contact at the Salon her mantra is 'Attention to Detail'.
Joined the Salon in its birth over three decades ago.
Understanding the need for customer care within the hairdressing industry, it became clear to Carole how she could use her skills, and help the salon embrace new technology and improve the service.
Travelling in the UK and Ireland as well as working alongside Ian & BJ in Europe for the worlds largest shopping channel QVC. Carole was a regular model alongside Philip Kingsley & Ian Redwood in the UK and Germany, forming many magical moments with the team.
With a heavy work / life schedule Carole has managed a perfect work life balance.
Sarah Nunn - Elegant Nails & Beauty
Sarah is a married mother of two teenage children. Having been in the beauty industry for three decades, Sarah now dedicates her expertise in running Elegant Nail at The Salon, where she was the first nail practitioner in the bay to offer Minx Nail Designs.
With her love for make up Sarah has worked at QVC the shopping channel for Philip Kingsley along side Ian and BJ. Sarah offers a fantastic Bridal Make Up service either in the salon or on location.
This year has seen Sarah go back to her beauty roots by becoming a Lifestyle Spa Consultant for the award winning Temple Spa Brand.
June Burrows - The Tranqulity Suite.
June is a qualified Beauty and Holistic Therapist having been a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists for over 20 years. She has the added knowledge, experience and understanding of people gained from an extensive nursing background.
Her aim is to provide the best treatments, visible results and a feeling of contentment and wellbeing. This is the ethos on which she has developed the Tranquillity Suite at The Salon
June offers a full range of beauty and holistic services including prescription and tailored facials and body lifts, waxing, manicures, pedicures, reflexology, indian head massage and hot stone massage.
27 Ilsham Road
Tuesday: 10.00am to 5pm
Wednesday: 9am to 6pm
Thursday: 10am to 6pm
Friday: 8.30am to 6pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 4pm