SALON OWNER – DIRECTOR & MASTER STYLIST
With more than 30 years' experience in the industry, Sandie took over ownership of Charleys in 2015, after working alongside the original team for over 8 years. She has made some additions to her team and some Major changes to the salon. Sandie is also a Qualified Educator and has been teaching at local college Petroc for over 18 years.
Charleys now holds Centership with VTCT ! Meaning Sandie can deliver certificated courses from Charleys
This title enables ~Sandie to run a GCSE based VTCT Level 2 14-16 programme from the salon on Mondays working along side Braunton community College, This gives young learners at school level an opportunity to achieve a Hair and Beauty Qualification at GCSE level a great progression route leading to further education or apprenticeship within the Industry .
Sandie continually keeps her hairdressing skills and knowledge up to date, Over her career Sandie has trained with Wella, TiGi, Vidal Sasoon, and Master classes with Mark Hill & personal workshops with Patrick cameron. Sandie has attended the ‘Wella' Studio in Paris with some students and current staff member Claire, Sandie has completed her colour Masters in Keune Headquarters in Amsterdam returning for three year running to continue updating her colour knowledge and now the salon our ambassadors to the professional Milkshake colour & product range
Sandie Along with Stylist Ella Holds Their Master Extentionist Award with award winning Beauty works Hair Extentions, Awarded this recognition by Beautyworks for the strong and professional service we deliver with our Hair extensions
"The last 9 year's has been very busy and I have really enjoyed every minute of it. The team have been very supportive over the past 9 years we have grown into a strong knowlegable Team working together to continue to provide friendly, passionate, professional and creative approach the salon." and I am very proud of them all!
I Absolutely love and I am still passionate my job, my clients. I am very proud of my salon and the effort that my team apply very day ......
SENIOR STYLIST – NEW TO OUR TEAM
Charley’s welcomes Experienced Ladies & Gents stylist “Owen”, a great addition to our Experienced Team of stylists. Owen has over 5 Years Experience in the Hair industry Achieving his NVQ level 3 in Ladies styling and is also Barber Trained. Owen is one of our Keratin Specialists. Owen loves all aspects of Hairdressing. However he holds a passion for long hair Styling and Occasion hair up. Throughout his career Owen has continued to learn and expand his skills showing great respect for the industry, completing courses with Aveda, Davines, Allison, Joico and most recently updating his knowledge on Milkshake colour range & Respect Straightening system. Owen is available to book online..
YEAR 2 MODERN APPRENTICE
BB is year 2 Modern apprentice, attending our local college Petroc one day a week and one evening in salon training with Salon owner Sandie. BB is completing her NVQ level 2 modern apprentice with Charleys. BB alongside our existing apprentices holds a very important role with in our salon... looking after our clients, preparing for services and assisting and helping out with salon services and treatments. *Please note all of our apprentices receive full & ongoing training before any assistance with services.
NEW TALENT STYLIST
Kia has been with Charleys for over 4 years. Starting out as Saturday assistant. Kia is now in her third year of her apprenticeship with Charleys , Completing her first exam Kia is set to complete the last stage of her Advanced and finial Apprenticeship level at the end of the year. Kia Has been running a column for the past 8 months building up her clientele and working with the rest of the team to continue develop her skills further
Abi holds her advanced hairdressing qualification, achieving Student of the Year for 2 years running whilst carrying out her hairdressing training. Abi showed a passion for the industry straight away. Starting at Charleys on an apprenticeship, Abi has over 7 years experience in the industry and runs a busy clientele. Abi enjoys all aspects of hairdressing and is trained in Ladies and Gents Hair but specialises in Beauty Works & Mago hair extensions, wedding hair & Colouring. Abi also carries out our Keratin Complex Treatments, attends Keune training regularly and is one of the Salons first Aiders. Abi loves the challenge of a colour correction, and she recently updated her skills by attending her 'Super Balayage training earlier in year. Abi is now back to her styling duties along with being a fabulous receptionist
Tim has been with Charleys for over 13 years initially joining us as a 3rd year Apprentice completing his Advanced Hairdressing Qualification. Tim is a creative stylist with now over 13 years' experience on the salon floor and soon worked his way up Initially to 'Stylist' Status by the dedication of updating his knowledge and skills. Tim enjoys all aspects of hairdressing but loves the challenged of Creative fashion colouring and creative cutting. Tim loves the challenge of Ombre or Balayage and has just recently updated these colouring skills by attending the 'Super Balayage' with Andrew Smith. Tim is available for online bookings.
Full time Stylist has been with Charleys for over 5 years ,Claire brings over 30 years of hairdressing experience to Charley’s, working with the likes of Beverley Cobella, Rita Rusk and Trevor Sorbie. Claire has also worked for the Hilton Hotel group as well as Schwarzkopf and Vidal Sassoon both nationally and internationally. Claire joins the salon after working within the Further Education sector for several years, as Head of Hair and Beauty and as an Assessor and Lecturer. Claire is the lead EQA for the VTCT in salon Level 2 hair & beauty Certificate run by salon owner Sandie .Claire has a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills within the Hairdressing industry, as well as up to date training from Schwarzkopf, Keune, Wahl, Moroccan Oil and Olaplex. Ladies and Barber trained. Claire is available to book online.
Brooke has been with Charleys for nearly 2 years . In this time Brooke has worked hard building up her clientele and has proven to be a very popular and creative stylist
Brooke has worked locally for over 7 years , Trained With TIGI , Brooke brings to the salon a fresh Beach vibe with a kind and soft approach to her clients and work, a keen surfer when not in the salon , if theres surf ! Brooke will be in it ! Brooke is one of our trained 'K respect 'straightening and smoothing Technicians, Brooke is a strong stylist who works wonders with long and short hair, however specialises and creates effortlessy a beautiful Balayage and colour placement, Brooke works full time and is available to book online
Stylist Ella has been with Charleys for over 4 years, From a wee Modern apprentice to now a fully fledged stylist !.. . Ella completed her first two years of her hairdressing Qualification with flying colours ! & NOW HOLDS her NVQ Level 3 advanced Hairdressing . Ella has built up a strong clientele int his time, we are all super proud of her hard work, determination and respect for the industry
Ella has shown a real commitment and passion to the industry so far. In her time with Charleys Ella has Trained and been awarded a well deserved Beauty Works Extension Technician status , after attending the accredited 'Danielle Galvin' salon in London, the salon has been awarded 'Beauty Works Masters' Ella is now work along side Sandie fitting our popular BeautyWorks Hair extensions and is also one of our 'K respect' smoothing and straightening system Technicians . Ella is a strong colourist and has already building up a clientele quickly , she loves all aspects of the salon and a major soft spot for any type of Extensions !! Ella is available to book online