Becky is the Director of Red Hairdressing LTD. She attended Saltash college in 1996 where she won student of the year and qualified in NVQ level 2 & 3 in hairdressing and barbering and has been working in salons ever since. She is also trained in wig making, fitting and styling wigs, she worked for a well known wig company for several years and attended wig clinics all around the south west. During this time she trained in Balmain and pro hair extensions as well.
Becky enjoys all aspects of hairdressing, and is also interested in learning new things outside of hairdressing. She attended a course in Indian head massage and in Bridal and fashion make-up which she successfully passed.
Becky has been hairdressing since she left school, she always knew she would have a career in this industry as she was interested in hair & beauty from a young age.
“I have always loved hairdressing but since going into partnership with Dave in 2006 my passion & responsibility has grown. I have always dreamed of running my own salon so I put a lot of time & effort into doing it well.”
David is a 5th generation hairdresser, barber & wigmaker. He started training in 1995 at Saltash college and graduated with a NVQ level 2 in barbering and hairdressing. In 1999 David opened his own barbers shop in Liskeard. Five years later in February 2004 David and his Father opened Red Hairdressing, He started off small with only three stylists and to this day have built up a great business with the help of Becky who became a partner in 2006.
“I always thought from a young age that I would following in my fathers footsteps and become a hairdresser. I feel I have achieved my goals in opening two salons and am lucky to be working with a great team.”
Kelly has worked at Red Hairdressing LTD since it opened in 2004. She started as a receptionist but soon realised she had a passion for hair. Although Kelly lacked confidence David convinced her to pursue her dream and go to college which she did.
Kelly attended Saltash College where she qualified in NVQ level 2 and 3 in hairdressing and also won student of the year. Since then she has grown in confidence & has a loyal client base which she has built up over the 6 years. She now helps to train the younger apprentices, and give them the confidence to become successful stylists.
“I have achieved a lot and am grateful for the help and support I received which has helped me reach my goals and got me where I am today.”
She is also trained in Balmain Human Hair extensions, she works in the salon full time and is one of the longest standing members of our team. She brings lots of laughs and is truly valued at Red.
Debbie started hairdressing at the age of 15 and qualified in City and Guilds with a distinction. She then starting working full time in a large salon in Peterborough.
Later she got a job with Steiner as an artistic directer, training staff and organising hair shows where she worked for 11 years. After this she moved to Essex and worked in a salon in East London before moving to Spain.
She then moved on again to the south of France where she continued her hairdressing going to peoples houses.
Eventually she moved back home to England and for the last couple of years has been working here in Cornwall.
Abi is qualified in NVQ level 2&3 hairdressing, she started off working in Red many years ago as an apprentice. When she qualified she built up a very loyal clientele and was very popular in the salon.
After a couple of years she decided to move away and worked in a very busy salon which she also managed. Since then she has been away travelling for a year and worked in salons whilst being away.
She has now returned to her home town again and is back working with us, where it all began. We are so pleased to have her working back in the salon.
Connie started at Red volunteering on a Saturday whilst completing her VRQ level 2 in hairdressing, We then offered her an apprenticeship and she successfully passed her NVQ level 2 and level 3. She now works part time in Red Hairdressing and also also works in Browns barbers cutting and styling gents hair.
“I love my job and feel I have come along way, Its an amazing feeling making people feel better and giving them more confidence. Its great to have a job you enjoy and I look forward to learning more and more.”
Jade has been studying her NVQ Level 2 in hairdressing at Saltash College since March 2016, and has now qualified. She is progressing onto her NVQ level 3 whilst building up her clientelle in the salon.
Mia is currently studying her NVQ Level 2 in hairdressing at Saltash college. She has already completed a year at college studying her NVQ Level 1.