Our Staff

  • Hayley – Managing Director

    Hayley – Managing Director

    Hayley is a fully trained and motivated hair stylist. Previously Hayley worked in London for many years gaining experience at Saks and Toni and Guy before returning to Lowestoft and setting up Essence (Lowestoft) Ltd.

    Hayley is passionate about hairdressing and your experience at Essence for hair, "it's important to me that you feel really good about yourself and happy when you leave our salon".

  • Shona – Senior Stylist

    Shona – Senior Stylist

    Shona and Hayley have worked together for several years now, and when Essence opened, Shona decided to make the move to the new salon - and hasn't looked back since! Shona brought with her all of her very loyal and long standing clients, to whom she is very grateful.

    To keep up with all the latest trends, has already attended different courses, but is really looking forward to attending the latest one at Vidal Sassoon's London academy in the summer!

  • Misha – 1st Year Trainee

    Misha – 1st Year Trainee

    Misha started out as a Saturday assistant, and has followed the Essence training plan. She has attended some of the most prestigious training academies in the UK, including Vidal Sassoon, L'Oreal, and the famous "Mayfair Academy".

    Misha is now one of our senior Stylists.

  • Sophie – Stylist

    Sophie – Stylist

    Sophie joined the team in 2009, having previously worked with Hayley at local salons together. Fully trained and qualified, she has also attended both L'Oreal and Sassoon Academies.

  • Alexa – Senior Stylist

    Alexa – Senior Stylist

    Alexa joined the salon as a first year assistant, and like Misha has followed the Essence training path. She too has attended all the very best training academies in the UK. Alexa also works as a senior stylist at Essence and has now taken on the responsibility of training the younger members of the team.

  • Jo – Stylist

    Jo – Stylist

    Jo joined Essence in the summer of 2011 as a first year assistant. Jo attends Great Yarmouth College one day each week to further her training.