Catherine Hodges-salon owner

Catherine Hodges

Salon owner & Director

Catherine Hodges opened Essensuals Bath in 2001.  After training as a stylist at the Toni&Guy academy in London, Catherine’s creative and business skills come with over 15 year’s experience and she has led the salon to achieve many accolades.

Catherine has many awards to her name such as Director of the year, Small business of the year and Wales and South West finalist in the British Hairdressing awards.  Catherine has been awarded Franchisee of the year multiple times and holds a spot in the Toni&Guy ‘Hall of Fame’.

Catherine is also our Strength in Style consultant in conjunction with Macmillan.

Holly Finlayson

Front of House

Holly Finlayson – Front of house at Essensuals Bath

Holly Finlayson
charlotte ward

Charlotte Ward

Salon Manager, Creative Director and Colour specialist

Charlotte is our Salon Manager. Charlotte has been in the hairdressing industry since 1998 and has worked with the company for 17 years. She enjoys working with all hair types and with her experience you are in great hands. Charlotte is the salons Creative director and Colour Specialist. As well as being part of the management team, she also acts as our label.m product expert!

Layla Arthur

Senior Stylist and Senior Colour Technician

Layla joined our team in 2009. She has huge amounts of natural ability and flair. Layla excels at everything she does and has a huge passion for her job.  Layla has already built a large skill set and is also one of our salon educators helping to train our assistants.

layla

Tashana Hone

Colour Specialist

Tashana Hone joined our team in 2007.  Tashana is our Colour Specialist having gained her degree in Colour with L’Oreal. This is the highest award you can gain in colour which mean she can advise you on all your colour needs.

Bella Young

Premier Stylist & Salon Educator

Bella Young began her career with us as an assistant in 2009 and after qualifying at our Toni and Guy Academy in London is now a Premier stylist in the salon.  She is great at fashion led looks and enjoys working with all hair types especially women’s short hair. Bella is our salon educator and takes great care in training all of our assistants. She’s always on hand to help them for competitions and presentations!

bella young
Tom Banfield

Tom Banfield

Senior Stylist

Tom – With 5 years experience with us Tom’s hairdressing for Men & Women is clean and precise. Tom is particularly at Men’s hair and Skin fades.  Although one of our younger stylists, Tom excels at everything he does and has a huge passion for his job!

 

Luke Banfield

Senior Stylist

We are excited to welcome our new Stylist Luke Banfield to our award winning team at Essensuals Bath. With Luke’s passion and creativity he looks forward to building his clientele in the salon! Luke specialises in both colour and cutting and therefore he can completely transform your look!

Amber Newman

Premier Stylist

Amber Newman began her career with us as an assistant in 2008 and after qualifying at our Toni and Guy Academy in London she is now a Senior Stylist here at Essensuals Bath. Amber specialises in both colour and cutting and therefore she can completely transform your look.

Shannon Best

Stylist / Colour Technician.

Shannon Best is one of our Stylists /Colour Technician here at Essensuals and after competing her apprenticeship here has also trained at our London Academy and at the Loreal education centre. Shannon is a great listener, and calm stylist so is excellent at helping you decide on the perfect style.

Shannon Best

Elle Hutchins

Apprentice

Our Assistants undergo a 3 year apprenticeship whilst working towards NVQ 2&3 alongside our Toni&Guy Education programme. They are learning on the job and are here to look after our clients and give them a first class Shampoo, head massage and HAIRSPA treatment. The team are also becoming experts with our Label.m range and can recommend professional haircare advice.

Mercedes Jones

Apprentice

Our Assistants undergo a 3 year apprenticeship whilst working towards NVQ 2&3 alongside our Toni&Guy Education programme. They are learning on the job and are here to look after our clients and give them a first class Shampoo, head massage and HAIRSPA treatment. The team are also becoming experts with our Label.m range and can recommend professional haircare advice.

Shannon Cains

Apprentice

Our Assistants undergo a 3 year apprenticeship whilst working towards NVQ 2&3 alongside our Toni&Guy Education programme. They are learning on the job and are here to look after our clients and give them a first class Shampoo, head massage and HAIRSPA treatment. The team are also becoming experts with our Label.m range and can recommend professional haircare advice.

Gemma Hayman

Apprentice

Gemma Hayman – Apprentice

Our Assistants undergo a 3 year apprenticeship whilst working towards NVQ 2&3 alongside our Toni&Guy Education programme. They are learning on the job and are here to look after our clients and give them a first class Shampoo, head massage and HAIRSPA treatment. The team are also becoming experts with our Label.m range and can recommend professional haircare advice.

Gemma Hayman