Claire opened Claire Davies Hairdressing in 1995 and has been hairdressing since 1980. She is qualified to Advanced
level & is also an in-salon Assessor. Throughout her career Claire has attended many practical & management courses,
with the industries largest well know companies such as L'Oreal, Redken, Wella & Vidal Sassoon.
Understanding the importance of on-going training for her team, Claire has always encouraged all the team to attend regular courses with industry professionals to improve & increase there skill sets both in house & the London Academies. Her passion has always been one of working towards creating a friendly, highly skilled, & professional team of stylists, which she can support & guide to reach their full potential.
Working only on her own, regular client base, Claire has stepped away from working on the salon floor full time. Her love is for working with curly hair, both natural and permed and creates striking results.
Claire's favourite product is Redken Guts. "It can be used on any hair type & it gives amazing root lift.".
Sam joined the Claire Davies team in 2003.
She is qualified to NVQ level 3, is an Assessor, Trainer and has a Diploma in Education and Training. In 2011 Sam became a Kerastase Ambassador.
As well as attending many industry courses over the years, Sam has been lucky enough to travel to Las Vegas with Claire to experience one of the industry's biggest events, Redken Symposium. She loves all areas of cutting & colouring and creating a complete look. She puts her clients at ease and works with them to create beautiful results. Sam has a love for highlighting and achieving natural, multi tonal results.
"Without a doubt my favourite products in the range are the in-salon rituals - Fusio Dose. They are pure luxury. Hair is left feeling and looking incredible. An experience to not be missed".
With over twenty years experience, Kirsty has been a part of the Claire Davies team from the early days, joining in 1995. She is qualified to
NVQ level 3.
Kirsty is passionate about cutting and colouring and has a natural talent for short hair cuts. Her precision and great attention to detail mean Kirsty's clients leave feeling truly pampered. Kirsty has attended many industry courses over the years and always grabs the opportunity to learn more.
Kirsty's 'must have' product is Kerastase Densimorphose mousse because she loves the 'voluminous' results it gives!
Maria started her career In Portugal over 28 years ago. She joined the Claire Davies team in 2001 and is qualified to NVQ level 3.
Maria's blow dries are incredible. Whether you want big and bouncy or smooth and straight, she's your stylist. She is also a perfectionist at 'hair-up occasion' hair.
Maria's at her best when working with thick, curly, frizzy or Afro type hair.
Maria adores Kerastase products because, in her words, "they give straightforward results".
Tasha started at Claire Davies in 2003. She is qualified to NVQ Level 3 and has recently become a qualified Assessor.
Tasha loves both colour and cutting and working with your hair to enhance what you have.
Tasha's top product is One United as it has 25 benefits, smells lovely and makes the hair feel great.
Tara started at Claire Davies Hairdressing in 2003 and is qualified to NVQ Level 3. She enjoys both men and
With her broad knowledge in both cutting and colouring Tara works towards achieving results to suit her clients needs. She is passionate about colour and loves using freehand colour techniques. She enjoys achieving a complete colour and cut transformation.
Tara's must have product is Kerastase Keratin Thermique.
"It's a lovely lightweight and smoothing heat protector. Once blow dried, hair is left smooth and shiny".
Becki joined the team in 2002 as a Saturday girl and is qualified to level 3. She has recently worked hard to achieve Redken's equivalent
to a colour degree and qualified as a Redken Certified Hair Colourist.
Becki loves working with colour and solving your colour needs. Becki has a talent for creative hair ups whatever the occasion.
"My favourite product is Kerastase Densimorphose. I love the volume it gives and it's lightweight too".
Hannah joined the Claire Davies Hairdressing team in 2014 and qualified to NVQ level 3 in 2007.
Hannah loves creating a complete look and excels when foiling and cutting. Her 'bob' creations are incredible. Hannah also offers the Kerastraight service to tame unruly hair and reduce blow-dry time. Book a consultation with her to find out more.
Hannah's favourite product is Redken Rough paste. "It gives a lovely textured finish to a style and is reworkable all day".
Lucy joined the team in March 2017. Qualified to NVQ Level 3 Lucy is competent in both colour and cutting.
With current trends in mind, Lucy excels in creative colouring techniques and styling. Her long hair blow dries are stunning.
Lucy's favourite product is Kerastase Ciment Thermique. "It is a light nourishing product with a lovely smell that suits most hair types!".
Hannz started her career at Claire Davies Hairdressing in 2014. She is also a qualified
nail technician and Keratin treatment expert, great for taming unruly hair. Kerastraight is a
keratin treatment to defrizz the hair by 70% making it quicker and easier to blow-dry at home.
The treatment lasts for 3-4 months depending on how often you wash your hair. Book a free
consultation with Hannz to discuss.
Hannz enjoys both colour and cutting. She shows a natural talent for hair up, whether it's a wedding or a prom she is the stylist to go to.
Hannah's top product is Kerastase Keratin Thermique. "It provides heat protection and controls frizz for unruly hair. A must have product when styling hair".
Georgia joined the team in August 2014. She is qualified to NVQ Level 3 and is a qualified nail technician.
Georgia is an in-salon trainer.
Georgia's expertise is colour and she creates some striking looks. She excels in men's cutting and is looking to grow this area of her business.
Her 'go to' product is Redken One United because it has 25 benefits!
Sophie started at Claire Davies in 2008. She is qualified to NVQ Level 3, is an in salon trainer and a Redken Certified hair colourist.
Sophie is our go to colour expert and enjoys solving your colour problems.
She creates stunning looks using
freehand techniques, such as 'Balayage', and also has a natural talent for occasion hair.
Sophie's recommended product is Kerastase Elixir. "It is an all round great serum and it can be used on everyone. It finishes a blow dry brilliantly".
Emily started an apprenticeship with Claire Davies Hairdressing in 2016. She has achieved both NVQ level 2 & 3.
Emily is also qualified in manicures and gel nails so come and see her for beautiful nails too. Emily has also
benefited from Kerastase and Redken training. This has added to her knowledge of what is best for her clients' hair.
Emily said, "I love big bouncy blow dry's and loose waves. I also enjoy hair up for weddings. "My favourite product is Kerastase Rose Elixir because it's perfect for all hair types. It makes the hair shiny, soft and hydrated. It also smells amazing!"
Latifah started in October 2017 working just Saturdays. During this time she studied Design Textiles,
Photography and Sociology at Lewes College on a 2-year course. After passing all 3 courses she
decided to accept the apprentice position at Claire Davies Hairdressing in September 2020.
Latifah said " I've always loved being creative and hairdressing was the perfect career route for me."
So far Latifah enjoys smooth blow-dries and setting. Latifah's favourite products are Redken One United & Kerastase Keratin Thermique. "One United is a great detangler and has 25 other benefits. I also recommend Kerastase Keratin Thermique as its a great smoothing blow-dry cream and helps to get rid of fizziness in the hair."
Liv started at Claire Davies Hairdressing in September 2018 working just Saturdays.
She knew she wanted to go into the hair industry so when an opportunity came up to start an
apprenticeship she jumped at it! So far Liv loves all aspects of hairdressing especially foiling and hair up
and looks forward to hopefully qualifying and building up a column. Liv is an asset to the team.
Liv's go to product is Kerastase L'INCROYABLE. "It's a perfect heat protectant and styling lotion for any type of blow-dry and has beeswax in which is reactive when applying heat. My go to Redken product is One United. I think it's a good all round product as it has many different benefits and can be used on all most every client."
Charley started with the team working Saturdays in January 2020. She decided to pursue an
apprenticeship with us when she finished secondary school.
Charley's main reason for wanting to pursue a hairdressing career is how creative she can be
through styling and colour and how she can add her own twist.
As well as the creative side Charley looks forward to helping clients feel happy and confident
after a service.
So far Charley is experimenting and learning different blow-dry techniques. She is keen to learn colouring techniques as she can't wait to see the results that can be achieved.
Charley's go to product is Redken One United. "It can benefit everyone in one-way or another.'