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beauty and hair salon

West Byfleet: 01932 350 877 Bourne Valley: 01932 344 450

About Us >> Our Staff

Hair Mekanix has 19 staff to look after all your hair and beauty needs. We realise that different people need different approaches. Our aim is to make sure that we do our very best for our clients to meet your standards, your requirements and your style. The client is central to Hair Mekanix's philosophy and our staff receive regular training so that we all keep up to date with new products and new techniques. See below to meet our staff:

Ami

Ami is a new member of the team having trained at Guildford College in 2012. At the time she lived in Bookham and worked in Leatherhead first for a Paul Mitchel Salon. After moving for Byfleet she joined our team as a full-time stylist in December 2017.

Andrew

Andrew began his hairdressing career over 30 years ago where he trained in a local salon in Surbiton with England Hair Squad member Paul Garett. After completing his apprenticeship he took further training courses in London with Jingles International, Tony and Guy and The Goldwell Academy. He specialises in Cutting and Colouring and has spent the last 12 years as a Global Educator for hair product company Paul Mitchell, teaching hair colour in salon and on platform, both nationally and internationally. Andrew also owned and managed his own salon for 8 years. We are delighted to welcome Andrew and he will be working across both Hair Mekanix West Byfleet, and HM2 Bourne Valley, please ring for info nd appointments.

 

 

Dani

Dani first joined Hair Mekanix as a newly qualified stylist in September 2009 and worked her way up to Hair Designer. In October 2014 she left to pursue and try out a career at the Post Office, but, soon realising it wasn't for her she tried a few other jobs until she decided upon returning to us in August 2017. We really pleased to have Dani back almost full time, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and then alternate Fridays and Saturdays. Call HM1, West Byfleet for appointments.

Eloise

Eloise, our second year trainee at Hair Mekanix West Byfleet and she is completing her training with us here at the salon. She is already achieving excellent results in colouring and please keep a look out for special model prices with Eloise.

Emma
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Emma started hairdressing as a Saturday girl aged just 13! She started full time training aged 15! This resulted in passing her City and Guilds course in hair dressing with beauty elements such as manicure/pedicure from Guildford College with distinctions. Emma first joined Hair Mekanix after spending some time working on a well known cruise ship. She then went off to become a mum before returning to Hair Mekanix in September 2006. Emma is now an Artistic Director, one of our most experienced stylists.

Fi
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Fi started at Hair Mekanix in October 2009 aged 15 as a Saturday Girl. After leaving school with good grades she started her NVQ Level 2 at Guildford College in September 2011.

Just as Fi completed Level 3 Hairdressing she left Hair Mekanix to broaden her horizons and get more experience in Customer Service. However, she returned to Hair Mekanix in May 2016 after 18 months and joins us as a Senior Stylist.

Fi works at our West Byfleet salon and she is accepting bookings. Please call 01932 350877 if you would like to book with Fi.

Gitte
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Gitte took over control of Hair Mekanix in June 2007. She has been working since the 80's initially training as a receptionist with the Thistle Group and later working at a top accountancy practise in the city of London. In 1992 she retrained in beauty and holistic therapies, later specialising in make-up and prosthetics which led to a career in film and TV. At the same time Gitte taught part-time at Farnborough College of Technology, with her main subjects being all forms of make-up and also a course for Indian Head Massage. Whilst there she achieved the City & Guilds NVQ level 3 in Further & Adult Education. A Cert Ed from the University of Greenwich followed and also her assessor's certificate from the VTCT.

Christmas 2011 Gitte and her husband, Oliver took the decision to expand Hair Mekanix. After seeking properties they took the inspired decision to build a completely new salon within wharehouse space at Bourne Valley Garden Centre, Woodham. The new business was finally opened on July 2nd, 2012. This has enhanced the business, offered economies of scale, brought in new staff, new products and has opened an exciting era in the business.

For more info please look around our website, have a look in our galleries and through the marketing videos.

Jodie
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Jodie is our Hair Designer, started her hairdressing training when she left school aged 16. Jodie was trained by a well known Paul Mitchell Salon in Lincolnshire. Her old boss and mentor is part of the Paul Mitchell Artist Team. In April 2011 she moved to Surrey and joined Hair Mekanix in May that year, we are lucky to have her!

Jodie has taken on more day to day operational responsibility at Hair Mekanix, West Byfleet becoming Gittes Assistant Manager.

Rebecca

 
 
Rebecca started working in a local salon in Chertsey aged 15 as a Saturday girl. Then after leaving school in 2013 she went to Brooklands College Weybridge where she studied Hairdressing to Level 2. However she felt she was missing out on real salon experience and left college to get a job and gain exactly that. Rebecca therefore transferred to M.I.T. for her level 3 Hairdressing whilst working at a well-known salon in Weybridge. She came to join our successful salon, Hair Mekanix in West Byfleet back in November 2015.

Sarah
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Sarah also an Artistic Director, started at Hair Mekanix aged 14 as a Saturday girl in 1993. She took her City & Guilds in hairdressing at Guildford College from 1994 to 1996 and worked to build a client base before taking 6 month off to travel to Australia before returning to us in 1999. Sarah is our longest serving member of staff having built a vast list of clients due to her versatility in both cutting and colour techniques. A naturally gifted stylist Sarah even managed the salon for a while before having her first child.

Tamara

Tamara joined Hair Mekanix in West Byfleet in July 2016 as a Saturday Girl after having done work experience with us. She started her Hair Dressing training in September 2017 and is just about ready to start working with cleints. 

Abby

Fairly recently Abby was blessed with twin girls and she came back to work on a part time basis at HM2 in April 2016. Call her at HM2 on 01932 344450 for bookings.

Abby is qualified to NVQ Level 3 from Farnborough College of Technology and she comes to us after a two year break from becoming a new mother.

Prior to joining us at Hair Mekanix she most recently worked at Cloud 9 in West Byfleet where she specialised in advanced facials and electrolysis. She worked at Cloud 9 for 13 years! 

 

Ami-Marie

Ami-Marie joined us in November 2013 as a Beauty Therapist after 6 years from one of our local competitors, deciding that she needed a new challenge at a new salon. 

Ami-Marie qualified to NVQ Level 3 from Guildford College and whilst she specialises with Skin Care Facials and Electrolysis, she is fully qualified in all aspects of Beauty Therapy we offer here at Hair Mekanix 2, Bourne Valley. Also she recently qualified further in an Advanced Electrolysis course with Sterex.

Ami-Marie works at HM2 Thursday, Friday and Saturdays call 01932 344450 for bookings.

Andrew

Andrew began his hairdressing career over 30 years ago where he trained in a local salon in Surbiton with England Hair Squad member Paul Garett. After completing his apprenticeship he took further training courses in London with Jingles International, Tony and Guy and The Goldwell Academy. He specialises in Cutting and Colouring and has spent the last 12 years as a Global Educator for hair product company Paul Mitchell, teaching hair colour in salon and on platform, both nationally and internationally. Andrew also owned and managed his own salon for 8 years. We are delighted to welcome Andrew and he will be working across both Hair Mekanix West Byfleet, and HM2 Bourne Valley, please ring for info nd appointments.

 

 

Debbie

 

Debbie did her beauty training at Guildford College from 2004 to 2006.

 

She then work for different salons within the local area gaining experience and product knowledge. She first worked with us here at HM2 from November 2011 until October 2013, she has since returned to us as of June 2016 after becoming a mum to Archie.

 

Debbie has worked with Dermalogica for years and has a vast knowledge about skin care. However her passion is very much nails, where she excels and she specialises in acrylic nails and eyelash extensions.

 

Gitte
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Gitte took over control of Hair Mekanix in June 2007. She has been working since the 80's initially training as a receptionist with the Thistle Group and later working at a top accountancy practise in the city of London. In 1992 she retrained in beauty and holistic therapies, later specialising in make-up and prosthetics which led to a career in film and TV. At the same time Gitte taught part-time at Farnborough College of Technology, with her main subjects being all forms of make-up and also a course for Indian Head Massage. Whilst there she achieved the City & Guilds NVQ level 3 in Further & Adult Education. A Cert Ed from the University of Greenwich followed and also her assessor's certificate from the VTCT.

Christmas 2011 Gitte and her husband, Oliver took the decision to expand Hair Mekanix. After seeking properties they took the inspired decision to build a completely new salon within wharehouse space at Bourne Valley Garden Centre, Woodham. The new business was finally opened on July 2nd, 2012. This has enhanced the business, offered economies of scale, brought in new staff, new products and has opened an exciting era in the business.

For more info please look around our website, have a look in our galleries and through the marketing videos.

Jade

Jade is an NVQ Level 3 qualified Beauty Therapist with a vast experience in skin care and a passion for massage. She came to us in November 2013 as maternity cover but ended up staying. She is a Dermalogica Skin Care Expert and just about to complete her Bamboo Massage qualifications, yes, Bamboo Massage! She has worked within the beauty industry since 2003. She works Wednesdays, Thursdays and alternative Saturdays, come and experience a Bamboo Massage...

 

Katie

Katie joined us at Hair Mekanix as a full time stylist in November 2015. Having originally worked at both of our salons she now works exclusively at HM2, Bourne Valley from Tuesday through to Saturday. She is from the local area having completed her training and qualifications at one of competitors in Addlestone and as such, is building a great local client base. She has a fantatstic ability with hair up and is a very popular stylist around Prom and Party time, as many want to experience "Katie Curls".

Keavey

Keavey joined HM2, Bourne Valley July 2016 as a Saturday Girl. After leaving school she started her Hair Dressing training, NVQ Level 2, at Guildford College in 2017. She is just about to start working with clients as our new trainee, watch this space...

Nicolle

 

 

Nicolle left school in 2010 after which she completed a 2 years course at Guildford college in Health and Social Care after deciding she wished to become a nurse. She then returned to Guildford college in 2014 after becoming a mum to study beauty therapy on a part-time basis, finally going full-time in 2015 to get her Level 3.

 

She worked for a short time for a salon in Woking until she joined Hair Mekanix 2 in June 2016. She is excited to be working with Dermalogica and are working towards becoming a skin care specialist. To book with Nicolle please call the salon on 01932 344450

Tracey
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Tracey joined our busy salon full-time down at Bourne Valley in March 2014 as an Artistic Director. She is a qualified Hair Stylist and Colour Technician with over 20 year's experience. Originally trained in Hairdressing in South Africa but upon arriving in the UK she joined Headmasters in Twickenham where she achieved Master Hairstylist. Her knowledge of cutting, colouring, bridal up styles, session styling are of the most high standard. Tracey has attended many renowned hairdressing courses over the years, here and in South Africa, and she has a vast knowledge of, and experience in, the industry.

opening times

monday 9:00 - 20:00 tuesday 9:00 - 20:00 wednesday 9:00 - 20:00 thursday 9:00 - 20:00 friday 9:00 - 17:00 saturday 9:00 - 17:00 sunday CLOSED
monday 9:00 - 14:30 tuesday 9:00 - 20:00 wednesday 9:00 - 18:00 thursday 9:00 - 20:00 friday 9:00 - 17:00 saturday 9:00 - 17:00 sunday CLOSED

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