Moving to Dubai 9 years ago, Luke brought his skills to the country and worked in Emirates Towers before opening Chill Salon.
Luke began his career in England and has worked in the hair industry for 18 years, teaching at one of the top Toni & Guy hair academies and working at high-end salons throughout the country.
Luke has been a stylist for a handful of celebrities, including premiership footballers.He has worked alongside some of the most highly recognized hair stylists in the world and was a regular stylist for London Fashion Week and many other fashion shows within England. Luke has also done numerous photo shoots for various fashion magazines such as Insider, IQ and Hair, Beauty & Wellness.
Entering competitions such as the L'oreal colour trophy UK, Luke reached the regional finals twice and the grand final once (out of 10,000 entries), finishing in 4th place.
Everything is in the consultation for Luke, as he knows this is the most important part of every experience and sets the scene for the perfect hairstyle.
Luke has seen first-hand what the market needs and has the experience and talent to cater for men and women within Dubai and beyond.
Ruth is from the south coast of England, witch is where she began her career working as an apprentice in a local chain of 7 salons. Ruth always knew hairdressing was for her and always had a love for hair from a young age, growing up watching her mum run a salon she knew she'd follow in her footsteps. Ruth has now been in the hairdressing industry for 10 years working her way through NVQ level 2 and 3! In hairdressing and barbering and collecting many other certificates along the way for colour courses with some of the most renowned companies in the industry Wella, Goldwell and more recently Schwarzkopf she has a love for cutting men's hair as this has been a huge part of her career but Ruth's real passion is for colour weather it be the most "naturally beautiful browns" to the "iciest of lightest blonde bombshells" maybe even the pretty pastel pinks, purples and every colour in between, there is a colour for everyone. Ruth is constantly attending training courses and seminars on the latest trends, techniques and products and Watching fashion movements to remain on top of her game with fresh ideas to suit any client "Every client, every colour is unique to me colour should not only express my creativity as a technician but is a reflection of clients personal creativity. "After all your hair is the crown you never take off."
"After nearly 20 years in the industry I still love what I do. Being a hairdresser is one of the most rewarding jobs. I have been working in different countries and for the last few years I've been teaching hair courses but my passion has always been in the salon. I have had the pleasure to work with some of the best brands as Schwarzkopf, Wella and L’Oréal is and some of the biggest names Anthony Mascolo and Nick Irwin. I have done hair photo shoots, competitions and was on stage at the salon International."
Suzanne has been on the team doing the hair for London fashion week getting to meet a lot of creative designers and celebrities. Her profession has taken her in lots of directions. Suzanne loves to learn new techniques and most of all she loves to help people with their hair to make it the best it can be. That why Suzanne is pleased to be returning to the salon.
Helen is a versatile and highly accomplished stylist with over 20 years’ experience in the UK. She completed her training in some of the top academies namely L’Oreal and Wella. Helen is highly experienced in all colouring and cutting techniques. She brings her first class knowledge coupled with creativity to turn her client’s wishes into reality.
Helen joined us at Chill in February 2013 and currently works in our Palm Jumeirah branch in Shoreline 1. She has seen clients travel from many different areas and countries in order to keep her as their stylist and repeatedly receives excellent reviews.
Aysha completed her training in one of Toni & Guy’s flagship salons in London and now has 15 years of experience to her name. Cultivating her talents in London, she completed rigorous in house training with Toni & Guy including their creative advanced cutting course, specialist barbering course and afro hair programme. She also became heavily involved with the art team ensuring she could showcase her creative abilities whilst staying on trend.
Her skills have been demonstrated at London Fashion week, in session work with brands such as Topshop and also for Toni & Guy’s own commercial shoots. She has been a stylist for numerous sporting celebrities including the England cricket team.
Aysha moved to Dubai in 2008 and worked for Toni & Guy before starting at Chill in August 2015. Since joining us we have seen her incredible capabilities first hand, with feedback reflecting her obvious talent.
Aysha specialises in Men’s barbering, all women’s cuts and keratin treatments.
Andrea is from the UK and has over 20 years experience in hair dressing. She trained with Toni&Guy and worked her way up to Artistic Director for the company.
Andrea specializes in haircuts and keratin treatments only. She has a really high standard and is a perfectionist when it comes to haircuts on both men and woman clients. Andrea loves "old school" technics, that is why she is working with gents haircut using scissors only.
Over the years, Andrea has worked on many photo shoots, catwalk shows and films including Mission Impossible 4. She has lived in UAE for nearly 14 years and has been based in Chill Salon, Marina branch, since it opened.
Maxine started her career 12 years ago in London and has travelled all over the world. Working in London, Australia, Spain and Dubai. She has worked in Dubai for 7 years, building up a strong clientele in the salon as well as working on set , she worked on the set of "war machine" a brad Pitt movie and While working in Spain she worked with Nikki beach setting and styling the dancers and performers hair for various events they held.
Maxine completed her NVQ level 1, 2 & 3 and was trained using L'Oréal colors, Maxine loves learning about new cutting and color techniques and has achieved training and advanced color courses with loreal and wella as well as learning new and up to date cutting techniques from various seminars.
Maxine believes having a good consultation with each client gives a good understanding on what each client wants. Weather that be a big change in color or cut or a few simple changes to make styling your hair at home easier for you. She believes each client should have a unique style for them.
Simona was born, raised and began her career in the fashion capital of Italy.
In search of a new challenge, Simona moved to London in 1999 where she trained with Toni & Guy. Here she completed her NVQ level 3 as well as the most advanced L’Oreal and Wella colouring courses. Whilst in the UK Simona was involved in London Fashion Week as well as many other high end fashion shows, photo shoots and music video sets.
Simona moved to Dubai in 2008 and worked at Toni & Guy using her instinctive and artistic understanding of client’s requirements. Simona joined us at Chill Salon in 2011 and has been demonstrating her expertise with us since. Simona particularly enjoys stylng hair for events and weddings and is a very popular choice for colouring.
Simona has showcased her talents at numerous fashion shows for high end brands such as Ralf Lauren, Gucci, Lanvin, Chanel and Roberto Cavalli and for magazines including Grazia and Cosmopolitan. She has also worked within the TV and film industry for films such as Fast and Furious 7 and Star Trek in addition to TV commercials for Etihad, Pizza Hut and Nutella.
Charlotte from the U.K has 15 years experience in hairdressing, 6 of which was spend in a highly commended salon in Dubai, until September 2016 she started with us at Chill salon.
Charlotte passion is colouring, she constantly strives to become very knowledgeable on latest trends and styles. She loves the way colour has evolved from old highlights to more natural finishes by using free handed techniques.
Charlotte's Consultations are what sets her apart to insure you as a client get exactly what you want, so that it works for you day to day in are busy lifestyles.
Charlotte has done numerous L'Oréal courses and has travelled to Barcelona and Cannes To be inspired with the L'Oréal Business forums and catwalk shows.
Charlotte has a large client portfolio so be quick to snap up an appointment with her, check out her work in our Chill Salon instagram page.