Meet the team

Our Stylists

Let our highly trained team empower you with the beauty you deserve.

You know what they say..."Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off!"

Lara

Owner/Session Stylist

Lara has been hairdressing for 20 years. Before owning Arena she managed the salon for 2 years and then had the opportunity to buy the salon with her husband, Richard. She did not hesitate, and the salon has gone from strength to strength. She spends a lot of time working with her staff to create the best experience for Arena’s clients. Her passions are wedding hair & make up from the most natural looks to intricate hair up. 

Bee

Assistant Manager, Senior & Session Stylist

Bee started her career at Arena 12 years ago. She started as a Saturday girl and has developed her skills to become Assistant Manager/Senior stylist. Bee has a huge passion in making clients feel a million dollars, she loves to give clients a complete restyle and colour change. Bee specialises in bobs and short hairstyles.

Carly

Apprentice Manager, Senior Stylist & Session Stylist

Carly started her career at Arena 8 years ago, during this time she has developed her skills to become a senior stylist. Carly specialises in gent’s cuts, short hair and creative cutting. Her passion is make-up which she gets to fulfil when doing Arena weddings, proms and special occasions. Carly manages our talented apprentice team as education is a big deal at Arena.

Kirsty

Senior Stylist & Session Stylist

Kirsty has been part of the Arena team for 11 years. She has an extensive clientele, so booking in advance is essential. She specialises in curly hair and thick hair. She believes in making every client feel special and at ease when having their treatment in the salon. Kirsty has an eye for detail and likes to give her clients nothing but perfection!

Chelsea

Senior Stylist

Chelsea started her career at Arena 10 years ago. Along with her skills at creative cutting and colouring she is an expert in Keratin complex smoothing treatments and has a real passion for hair up. Chelsea is also involved in the weekly training evening, where she enjoys teaching the junior members of staff new skills. Chelsea is your go-to stylist for Balayage.

Alex

Director

Alex has a huge wealth of experience with having been in the industry for 22 years, working in London for 6 years, 3 years at Toni and Guy as a Colour Technician and Style Director, 3 years as a Style Director at Hobs salon. Alex has also assisted in hair and make up for film. Alex specialises in short hair and is a great listener.

Ellie

Senior Stylist & Session Stylist

Ellie has been a hairdresser for over 16 years and loves all aspects of hair, particularly getting creative with colour. Hair up and working with long hair is Ellie's passion and she brings so much laughter and fun to the salon. Ellie has a big following and she believes to have the perfect hair you need the perfect products.

Kerry

Senior Stylist

Kerry has been in the business of hair for 21 years and above all loves making people feel and look fabulous. Kerry specialises in Balmain hair extensions, cutting and colouring, being the expert of blondes, but her true passion is cutting.

Sophie

Senior Stylist

Sophie has been in the industry for 9 years. Loves being creative with colour and drying the hair to see what the final result is. Sophie specialises in hair up, freehand colouring and curly blowdrys but can of course do all aspects of hairdressing. Sophie does not stop smiling and is a joy to be around. 

Yvonne

Director

Yvonne has been working at Arena for 2 years. Cutting is Yvi's passion and she loves gadgets. Yvi is trained in hot scissors which seals the ends of hair so that it will grow healthier and thicker. Yvi has 25 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry and takes her profession seriously, enjoying keeping up with the latest trends, and is often travelling to London to watch hairdressing shows.

Maddie

Stylist

Maddie is home grown at Arena, shes been working at Arena for five years now. She started off as a Saturday girl and then went on to do her apprenticeship, which she gained a distinction in. We could see from her very first day that she was very talented. Maddie has been on several Kevin Murphy courses over the five years including advanced colour. Colouring is her favourite part of hairdressing because she loves getting creative with different colours and making people happy! 

Amy-Mai

Stylist

Amy-Mai has been in the industry for 5 years and been at arena for just under a year. Amy-Mai loves meeting new people and making them feel beautiful! She loves colouring hair and hair up. Hairdressing is literally her only passion She lives it. Her biggest achievements is working at London fashion week twice, she’s been on several courses over the past few years and has a lot of hairdressing knowledge under her belt.

Amy

Stylist

Amy is brand new to Arena, with her funny personality and brilliant sense of humour. Amy will brighten your day up. 
She loves the way she can make clients feel, someone could be having the worst day and have their hair done and feel on top of the world again. Amy loves to foil, the transformations you can get from foiling are endless. Amy is always keeping up to date with the latest trends, whether its courses or online education.

Abby

Senior Stylist

Abby has been hairdressing for twelve years including seven months at Arena. She already has a big following. She makes people feel good about themselves. Abby’s strengths are colouring blondes and being up to date on the latest foiling and freehand techniques. Whether it’s creating a striking money piece or blending babylights, she’s your girl! Abby also loves creating hair ups, and has worked with many brides, bridesmaids and clients to create stunning styles for all occasions.

 

Front of House & Apprentices

Our talented apprentice team are always on hand to assist stylists with there every need and to give you the best experience. Not only do they give a cracking head massage, our apprentices attend weekly training sessions with our support we hope for them to join the Arena stylist team in the future. We couldn’t do our job without them.

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Abby

Nikki - Front of House

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