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The Hair Gallery team


Salon Director - Catherine

Catherine has 39 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry. She has worked in Tunbridge Wells, then Crowborough for 7 years from the inception at Hair Gallery before moving to West London and working in Kew and Hampton. She returned to Hair Gallery in 2018 and bought the salon from her sister Lizzie in 2019.

An expert in all aspects of hairdressing, Catherine really enjoys creating looks for weddings, proms and parties. As a Wella Master Colourist, she loves a challenge when it comes to colouring hair, corrective colouring being a passion. Having curly hair herself Catherine has an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of dealing with curly hair. She adapts her cutting techniques for curly haired clients with great success.

Catherine sees clients on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday using the rest of her week for education and running the business.

Catherine is the salon owner and educator, training the assistants through their NVQ level 2. She is the author of two NVQ text books on hairdressing, published by NelsonThornes.


Senior Designer / Creative Colourist - Olivia

Olivia has been with us since 2014 starting as an assistant and has been seeing clients since 2017. She is a busy, full time stylist who is expert in Balayage and bouncy blowdries. She loves all aspects of hairdressing, in particular short haircuts, and has recently finished her NVQ level 3 advanced hairdressing qualification.


Senior Designer / Creative Colourist - Amy

Amy trained with us over 18 years ago before gaining further experience in other great salons in Tunbridge Wells. During this time, she gained second place in a national competition! Loving all aspects of hairdressing, Amy has a particular passion for colour. Whether you are looking for something natural or vivid, Amy is ready for you.  Amy works part time including late Thursdays and is ready and willing to help you to love your hair.


Artistic Designer - Emily

Emily works full time and enjoys all aspects of hairdressing – cutting, styling and colouring. She has a passion for balayage and loves to make her clients feel their best. She looks forward to meeting you.


Creative Designer / Creative Colourist - Charlotte

Charlotte worked with us over three years ago as an apprentice. She has since developed many great skills working in a number of salons in the surrounding areas. She has now come back to us as a fully creative and experienced stylist and is looking forward to building up her clientele.

Colour is her passion, particularly colour corrections and balayage.  Charlotte loves a colour challenge and is great at cutting, she looks forward to discussing with you how you can get the best out of your hair at home. She is very personable and a lovely addition to our team.


Part Time Stylist - Lauren

Lauren is a well-rounded hairdresser who specialises in cutting and colouring hair. After taking some time off to raise her children, she is excited to return to a salon environment and showcase her talents. Lauren is available on Thursdays from 3 pm and every other Saturday.


Head Receptionist - Diana

Diana has been with Hair Gallery for 26 years. She is literally the backbone of the salon! Always with a smile on her face, Diana can be found on reception, in the office, ordering stock or even mopping the floor. We couldn’t manage without her.


Receptionist - Tracy

Always with a welcoming smile, Tracy can be found on reception on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. She has been with us since 2016 and loves chatting to our clients and making them feel comfortable.


Apprentice - Ellie

Ellie is coming towards the end of her training and can currently be booked for reduced price root tints, foils, blowdries and one length cuts. She can also be booked on our Tuesday training sessions for more complicated cuts and colours. She is the star of the class at college and is going to make an excellent hairdresser!


Apprentice - Holly

Holly is in the middle of her training and can be booked for reduced price root tints and on our Tuesday training sessions for foils and cuts. She loves shampooing and keeping the salon clean!


Apprentice - Mia

Mia is our newest recruit and can be booked for reduced price root tints, and for all hairdressing services on our Tuesday training sessions. You will see her whizzing around the salon keeping the place spick and span!