The Team

Creative & technical excellence

Styling & Artistic Team

Simon Webster

Artistic Director & KMS UK Guest Artist
35 years experience with a Fashion Week heritage, an original L’Oreal ID Artist, KMS UK Ambassador and Shu Squad mentor, Simon has the knowledge, experience and skill to cater exactly to our clients’ individuality and expectations.

His work features in Love, Vogue, Tatler and Men’s Health. He specialises in razorcuts, clipper, vintage and curls, as well as with wigs and alopecia. Due to the nature of Simon’s session work, appointments with him may be subject to change.

Lora

Brand Ambassador, Master Colourist & Educator - Freelance
Recognised as one of the top new talents in the UK, Lora was one of the prestigious FAME Team featured in leading industry & fashion publications, on TV & onstage.

A L’Oreal ID Artist, Goldwell Educator & established session-stylist, she brings knowledge, excitement and innovation to her salon work. Lora specialises in advanced colour corrections, bespoke technical colour, balayage & taped extensions.

Phil

Brand Ambassador & Cutting Specialist - Freelance
SWH Team original, Phil’s focus has always been bespoke cutting, razoring and clipperwork. His skills encompass sharp crops to luscious, beautiful styling with a versatile and creative flair.

A L’Oreal Men’s Image Grand Finalist in his first year, Phil moved into fashion and became an established member of the Chanel and Balmain hair teams. His Fashion Week and Couture styling inspires him in-salon to keep your look on-trend and fresh.

Chantal

Brand Ambassador, Specialist Colourist & Curl Technician - Freelance
With a Vidal Sassoon heritage, a British Hairdressing Awards nominee and Creative Head’s IT Girl finalist twice-running, Chantal’s CV speaks for itself in experience, creativity and technicality.

Chantal's works with all hair types and techniques, specialising in textured, curly and afro hair. Her skills encompass sharp precision cuts & disconnection as well as advanced colour.

Linzi

Specialist & Extensions Artist - Freelance
Linzi is about empowerment, expressiveness and versatility. Now also a midwife, 15 years of styling in salons, editorials and runway shows has developed Linzi’s contemporary, soft style perfect for beautifully natural, shaggy and layered styles.

She’s developed a unique Great Lengths double award-wining pattern of bonded hair extensions’ application and placement that always ensures an authentic, luxurious look.

Javi

Specialist Colourist & Curl Technician – Freelance
With over 20 years styling and educating across Europe, Javi has an abundance of experience and energy. An afro and curl specialist working with all hair types, Javier is also trained in the Deva technique to enhance curl form and structure.

He is renowned for seamlessly clean colour work encompassing creative colour, luxurious balayage and colour melts .

Rhi

Senior Stylist & Colourist - Freelance
Star Colourist and Colour Trophy finalist, Rhi has risen from SWH apprentice to a KMS Style Ambassador and Goldwell Colour Creative, presenting her work onstage for SWH Art Team, with work in Hairdressers’ Journal.

Her colour specialism is beautiful balayage, contouring and ombre with natural, freehand placement. And her interest in alternative trends and street-styling shows in the individuality, innovation and creativity of her cutting and creative colour with bold placement.

Caroline

Senior Stylist & Colourist - Freelance
A salon-owner for over ten years, Caroline has fabulous customer service and attention to detail that sets her apart.

She specialises in barbering and shorter styles with an edge, as well as being a certified Goldwell Master Colourist with a love of creative, fashion-led colour. As a KMS Style Ambassador her extensive product knowledge means she can recommend the ideal package to respond to your specific hair needs.

Siobhan

Stylist & Colourist - Freelance
Siobhan has worked around the world in both hairdressing and barbering, where she’s picked up a diversity of cutting skills and techniques.

Her vibrant character and natural ease, make Siobhan a born stylist. And paired with her passion for education and learning, she’s expanding her skills all the time. Shaggy, textured and layered cuts are her forte, along with shorter, tailored styles and rich, autumnal tones.

Ellie

Stylist & Colourist
One of SWH Team’s fastest progressing team members, from trainee to stylist, Ellie has become a firm favourite of SWH Team and clients because of her diligence, energy and natural talent.

Through dedication and professionalism, she’s developed a real skill for beautiful, natural colour application in balayage, highlights and babylights as well as working with taped extensions. She specialises in long, sleek one-length or soft-layered cuts and bouncy blowdries.

Client Care Team

Sophie Webster

Partner-Manager
Sophie steers SWH behind the scenes, adhering to the highest standards of responsible, forward-thinking business.

She co-founded SWH to offer an alternative salon environment to visit and work. Her focus on customer experience and community involvement makes SWH a creative and professional salon, with an inclusive, high-street ethos that helped the salon win the title of UK Ultimate Salon and become a Creative Industry Awards finalist.

Carla

Salon Co-Ordinator & Front of House
Established in the fashion and lifestyle industry, Simon’s daughter Carla brings an unrivalled passion, understanding and eye to the salon, putting her heart into every aspect of her role.

She hosts our salon clients and events to guarantee the optimum SWH experience, with an infectious energy, unbeatable organisation and belief in our salon community. She makes sure that appointments run smoothly, all questions are answered and ensures that both our clients and team are happy.

Shannon

Receptionist & Front of House
Shannon brings great organisation, an eye for detail and quality to her customer-care role, ensuring we provide the best customer service to our clientele at all times.

Her combination of creative and administrative skill is second to none. And there’s no better endorsement than the SWH Love Award – awarded by SWH Team each month to their colleague who goes above and beyond for them – and she’s the record holder!

Cydnie

Graduate Stylist & Senior Apprentice
An outstanding apprentice, Cydnie is completing her Level 3 Hairdressing and a real team-player, keen to excel in her career.

She’s skilled, positive and hungry to develop her techniques and personal style. Cydnie is currently taking on her fist clientele as a Graduate Stylist as well as working on hair models. Her specialisms are highlights, tousled and sleek looks and long hair.

Angie

Graduate Stylist & Senior Apprentice
Angie is an all-round star and about to complete her Level 3 apprenticeship, already flying through her assessments and showing she’s a complete natural.

She is focused, friendly and honing her hairdressing techniques and developing an individual style. As a final-year apprentice, Angie’s currently taking on her first Graduate Stylist clientele and models. Her specialisms are tints and highlights, bobs and beachy looks.

Nathan

Graduate Stylist & Apprentice
Nathan is already turning heads as one to watch, winning NHF Apprentice of the Year & is now a Rising Star Finalist 2020 in the prestigious Creative Head Awards.

Nathan's the epitome of the SWH brand; creative, passionate and ambitious to learn. Our newest apprentice, he’s taking on models and clients , so get in touch to be a part of his exciting journey.