MEET OUR TEAM

Laura

Laura

Name Laura Haystaff
Nick name Lou Bins, Bourneo
Position Company Director, Barber & Session Stylist, Inspiring industry journalist
Specialities   Bridal and evening hair, cutting
Experience 21 Years in hairdressing.
Founder of  The Topiary company in 2004 and loving every minute..
Likes Red wine, photography, writing and DOGS!! Loves spending time with friends and   family. Sun and big skies

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Matt

Name Matthew Haystaff
Nick name Zico
Position Company Director & Accounts
Specialities   None Hairdressing related! But do a mean spaghetti bolognese
Experience No Hairdressing experience apart from being married to one!
Likes Spending time with my family, playing pool and football

vicky

Vicky

Name Vicky Paynter
Nick name Victor
Position Creative Director
Specialities   All aspects of cutting
Experience 15 years qualified. Team Topes longest serving member 13 years!
Likes Spending time with friends and my young family, shopping, dancing & dinners out,  being creative and reading. Passionate about hairdressing and The Topes!

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Samantha

Name Samantha Joyce
Nick name Sam, Sammy
Position Beauty Manager
Specialities   Massage and Environ Specialist.
Experience 13 years spa & salon experience.
Likes Shopping, petrol head, dining out, handbags and spending time with family & friends

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Milly

Name Melissa Knight
Nick name Milly
Position Head of House & Principle Stylist
Specialities   All aspects of cutting but especially cutting and balayage.
Experience 11 years salon experience. 5 years qualified.
Likes Days out and weekends away, live music, cinema and pub gardens!

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Paris

Name Paris Apps
Nick name Paris Leanne
Position Senior Stylist
Specialities   Cutting and Colouring
Experience 7 years in salon experience
Likes New to area, loves meeting new people and going out.

Georgie

Georgie

Name Georgie Melville
Nick name George
Position Principle Stylist
Specialities   All aspects of cutting particularly graduated bobs and short hair. Foiling.
Experience NVQ level 3. With 8 years salon experience.
Likes Netball, football, rugby. Wine, Shopping, decorating, spending time with family and friends. Pub gardens!

Chloe

Chloe

Name Chloe Merryweather
Nick name Clo, CJ
Position Senior Stylist
Specialities   All aspects of ladies and gents cutting, technical colouring.
Experience NVQ Level 3 with 7 years salon experience.
Likes Spending time with my family & friends. Summer BBQs!! Walking my dogs Poppy and Crystal.

Pati

Pati

Name Pati Kula
Nick name Pat
Position Junior Stylist
Specialities   Customer experience, cutting and colouring.
Experience Currently studying NVQ Level 3. 3 years salon experience
Likes Spending time with friends and family, going to cinema and reading

Abbie

Abbie

Name Abbie
Nick name Abs
Position Old Basing Apprentice
Specialities   Detox cleanse service, Customer experience, and event hair.
Experience Currently studying NVQ Level 2. 1 years salon experience
Likes Food, shopping, spending time with family.

Linda

Linda

Name Linda Goode
Nickname Linny Loo
Position Senior Stylist
Specialities   Cutting & Perming
Experience 52 yrs salon experience NVL level 2
Likes Spending time with grandchildren, self confessed chocoholic and love a crossword puzzle.

Holly

Name Holly Dean
Nickname Hols
Position Senior Beauty Therapist
Specialities   Gel overlays & nail art, facials and customer experience
Experience 7 years of industry experience
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Red wine! Animals, spending time with family & friends.

 

 

Abi

Name Abi Backhouse
Nickname Abs
Position Kingsclere Rd Apprentice
Specialities   Customer experience
Experience Hair & Beauty Diploma. About to commence NVQ level 2
Likes Shopping, fashion & makeup, spending time with my dogs.