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Salon Director Nikki is our resident Training and Education Expert, and has a vast amount of experience within the hairdressing industry. Nikki holds various Master Colour Awards, has won Wessex Business Woman of the Year and has seen much of her work published in hairdressing magazines world wide. Our Salon Director spends most of her time working as an educator, providing salons with the latest education and inspiring the next generation of hairdressers. Nikki has undergone lots of training, including; Matrix, Goldwell, Wella, Redken, L’Oreal, Racoon and Cloud Nine.
What’s your go-to Nikki Froud Hairdressing product?Herra Hair Perfume! Hair can be protected, refreshed and hydrated several times a day, without weighing it down. It offers all day protection, acting just like an umbrella with a beautiful fragrance. What more could a girl want for!
Who is your favourite celebrity hair-do this year?Too hard to answer! I just love Taylor Swift, Rita Ora and Victoria Beckham - they are not afraid to commit which then inspires the nation! Oh...And let’s not forget David Beckham just an inspiration!
Whose hair would you like to get your hands on?Sharon Osbourne, there is just so much more we can do!
What three words best describe you?Passionate, determined and positive.
What are your favourite things in hairdressing?Education as it is the soul of hairdressing!
Tell us a random fact about youI can still do the splits, even at my age......
Suzie is our resident Training Assessor in Functional Skills and Salon Manager, she has 14 years of salon experience and holds a Colour Masters Award and has worked on photo shoots published in hairdressing magazines worldwide. Our Salon Manager spends most of her time working in the salon being creative and making clients feel great about themselves - along with educating them on products and styling techniques. Suzie also works as an educator for school students and Apprenticeships in Hairdressing and Barbering, providing the next generation of Hairdressers and Barbers with the required knowledge they need for their career in the hair industry. Suzie has had lots of training from many professional companies including; Wella, Goldwell, Clynol, Matrix and Cloud Nine.
WHAT’S YOUR GO-TO NIKKI FROUD HAIRDRESSING PRODUCT?How can you choose just one there are so many. It would have to be Cloud Nine Magical Quick Dry Spray, it provides heat protection, blow dry the hair up to 50% faster, has a built in UV filter Protection, nourishes and strengthens hair and is both anti-static and anti-frizz! Biolage Sugar Shine Range (with a scent of lemon sherbet it smells so good you want to eat it), it adds shine and fabulously cleanses the hair. With it's Pre-Shampoo Scrub and Sugar Shine Mist to finish with when blow drying makes the whole experience wonderful.
WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE CELEBRITY HAIR-DO THIS YEAR?Yet again who to go for? It's all about the natural look this year nothing too set in place, Jennifer Aniston likes to keep it straight and smooth but with movement none of this starch ironed look, and Kaley Cuoco from Big Bang theory loves the tousled look that beach babe wave is huge this year. Volume with a little mess is what it's all about for 2016.
WHOSE HAIR WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET YOUR HANDS ON?Claudia Winkleman - seriously that fringe! Let's see those eyes for once, it's a wander how her make up artist manages.
WHAT THREE WORDS BEST DESCRIBE YOU?Passionate, motivated, dedicated.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS IN HAIRDRESSING?Everything. Making people feel better about themselves and letting them relax out of their busy schedules.
TELL US A RANDOM FACT ABOUT YOU!I love a good game of rugby whether it be watching it or playing it.
Creative Stylist and Lead Assessor Julie has over 12 years hairdressing experience and continues to go on training courses to update her skills and techniques. She has completed training with Clynol, Goldwell, Racoon, Cloud Nine and Matrix. Julie spends the majority of her time educating students within the salon and our academies where she enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion for hairdressing.
Whats your go to Nikki Froud Hairdressing product?So Silver Shampoo and Colour Range in Total Results. This can help to prolong your colour and prevent it from fading as quickly. Also if you are blonde and it starts to turn warm over time, you can use the so silver shampoo and it will remove all warm tones and refresh the colour.
Who is your favourite celebrity hair do this year?Megan Trainer who has changed from blonde to dark ombre. Beautiful. Whose hair would you like to get your hands on? Katy Perry to try out a variety of bold colours.
What three words best describe you?Happy, kind and honest.
What are your favourite things in hairdressing?Training and Hair-Up, because I love transforming clients for there special occasions especially weddings.
Tell us a random fact about you!I have a twin sister and a pet tortoise.
I am the Team Leader & Creative Stylist at Nikki Froud Hairdressing. I have several years experience on the shop floor & have had training under; The Sasson Academy for cutting, GHD, L'Oreal & Matrix
What's your go to Nikki Froud product?My absolute favourite is the Mess Maker! It gives a hairstyle grit with a beachy effect to messy looks.... fab!
What is your favourite celebrity hair do this year?Ed Sheeran.... just because he is so cool
Who's hair would you like to get your hand on?Gemma Collins.... she needs to be brunette or at least have a soft Ombre
What three words describe you?Ambitious, loyal, passionate.
What are your favourite things in hairdressing?I love sharing my knowledge with the team, helping them grow within their career. Hair cutting is my passion and I love creating something different on a client.
Tell us a random fact about yourself?I cannot drive anywhere without the sat nav on in my car... even home!
Salon assistant Kira is working on a level 2 Apprenticeship and is starting to build a column at Nikki Froud. She is enjoying her training, especially learning new colour and cutting techniques and transforming client to make them feel good about themselves. Kira makes you feel very welcome and gives that extra special touch and is an expert at scalp massages... check out the great reviews that she gets on our Facebook page! 'Miracle Creator' is Kira's go to product because it has 20 different benefits and comes in a bright pink bottle.... her favourite colour! Kira also does the best sweep dance in the salon!
Meet PhinGraduate Stylist Phin is working on a level 3 Diploma and is starting to build a column at Nikki Froud. She is enjoying learning new colour techniques and transforming client to make them feel good about themselves. I have always wanted to be a hairdresser. I loved the idea of being surrounded by people, new skills and being able to be creative in a different way. I was very lucky to have come in for an interview on a the off chance the salon may want me I thought they would have lots of people all ready lined up - so I was thrilled when I got the phone call to say they would love to take me on. Although it was the biggest dissension I have had to make, it has been the best one yet! I look forward to meeting new clients and learning new things everyday. My go to product has to be our Sugar Shine range, it truly does make the hair look amazing so glossy and healthy - don't get me started on the fresh lemon scent...all the clients love it and comment on it. My favourite celeb hair has to be Nicole Scherzinger, that glossy ,long ,dark, healthy hair is to die for and I get very jealous every time I see it. I want to know her secret! I would love to get my hands on Holly Willoughby's hair, you could do so much with it , I would love to see some colour through it eg purple or pink and I would to see some shorter hair styles on her. I'm passionate, hard working and happy. I love making people smile and laugh especially if they have had a rough or busy day. I also love how confident you can make someone feel at the end of their appointment . I love to dance and sing , even if it's just in my bed room!
Tommy is our resident Barber, who offers all male grooming services, alongside traditional wet shaves with hot towels and facial massage. He is looking forward to getting stuck in, progressing his barbering skills and taking this to a new level never seen in Lee on the Solent before!
What is your go-to Nikki Froud Hairdressing product?Matte Definer because it has a really good long lasting hold and works better than gel because it doesn't leave a wet look.
Who is your favourite celeb hair?Lionel Messi because his hair is current and very trendy.
Which celebs hair would you most like to get your hands on?James Bay because his hair looks very messy and untidy plus there's a lot of things you could do with his hair.
Describe yourself in 3 wordsMotivated, Ambitious, Productive.
What are your favourite things about barbering?The way it can change someones appearance so drastically, it's also great to be really creative, and everyone's hair is different.
Tell us a random fact about you...I support Liverpool FC
I have 8 years of experience in all aspects of hairdressing and am a qualified Training Assessor. I specialise in creative colouring and love to create something fresh, fun and funky.