Kimberley is the creative designer and owner of South Oxfordshire's most loved boutique, Kimberley's Hair studio is nestled in the cosy village of Woodcote, The salon's opening in 2009 marked the achievement of a childhood dream for Kim, it was a huge challenge at the age of 21, Kim's friends and family have given their support throughout helping to make the salon as beloved as it is today. Kimberley's Hair Studio has become synonymous with highly personalised hair styling and quality salon service, thanks to Kim's industry experience and dedication to her clientele. Kim has been established for nearly two decades, she has been trained by the talented Lee, attended many courses including Joseph Koniak's "hair up" and gained a management qualification. Throughout her career, Kim has remained focused on helping people to feel the best versions of themselves, it is this ethos that fuels her constant dedication to giving the best possible salon experience to every client.
Lee has incredible passion for every aspect of the hairdressing industry. With over 30 years of experience, his versatility and down to earth personality have seen him establish an extensive list of loyal clients. Lee has a natural eye for matching the perfect hairstyle to each individual's personality and lifestyle. His enthusiasm for creating new exciting looks, along with having a strong understanding for sophisticated and contemporary style, has enabled him to transform the way his clients look and feel. You are guaranteed to leave the salon feeling absolutely amazing after a session with Lee.
Lauren is creative, versatile and passionate about hairdressing and has established herself as a successful hair stylist over the last 20 years.
She started her career at Forresters as an apprentice and quickly fell In love with the industry. It was here that her work ethic was formed and she became all about making people look and feel good.
She loves learning and has gained many qualifications during her career.
She obtained a NVQ level 4 in hairdressing and NVQ level 3 in barbering and management.
She credits her skills to the training and wide ranging education she received and feels this is the key to her success.
After having such a influential mentor during her training she decided she wanted to influence others so she obtained her A1 Assessors award and has successful trained many members of the Kimberley’s team.
Never wanting to stop growing she decided to become a bridal and hair up specialist and trained along side the world famous Patrick Cameron.
It was here that Lauren truely found her passion.
Lauren was one of the first employees at Kimberley’s more then 10 Years ago and has built up a loyal client base.
Her focus is on making sure you leave the salon feeling a million dollars.
Lois is currently on maternity leave with her beautiful baby girl Olive, she will be returning to the studio on a part time basis.
Lois was trained with us by Lauren, she's grown in confidence and expanded her skills over the years and because of this has a loyal clientele.
Lois is multi skilled in hair and beauty services she is level 3 qualified in hairdressing with barbering qualifications. she is also fully trained in waxing, lash and brow tints, last lifts and manicures.
Lois enjoys getting to know and looking after her clients, making them all look and feel amazing when they leave the salon.
Emma joined the Kimberleys team after the first national lockdown, Its safe to say that it was a very busy time for us and Emma was very much needed, she was thrown in the deep end with a very busy column.
Emma is level 3 qualified in hair dressing and enjoys all aspects of the job, she is confident and very chatty and loves making her clients look and feel amazing, she believes in a good consultations and great communication.
Emma also has a passion for nails, any free time she gets she is sorting our private room dedicated for manicure and pedicure services, she enjoys looking up the next nail trends.
Michelle started her hairdressing career over 25 years ago. She has worked in various salons within the Berkshire/Oxfordshire area, building a good reputation and client base as well as making some strong friendships within her working environment. Over the years she has done various courses to extend her knowledge and keep up to date with what's current. In recent years she took time out from the salon scene to raise her 2 children, going mobile for a while before taking a complete break and change of direction. Michelle is now back hairdressing and in our salon, enjoying all the new services we offer and getting to grips with some new techniques as well as continuing with everything she's already trained in. Michelle is professional and easy to talk to, a great listener and will always do her best to make sure her clients are happy with their service.
Tilly is a beautician and hairdresser. She started her journey as a hairdresser and decided to further her knowledge and specialing in hair extensions. After working within a salon, Tilly decided to train in numerous beauty treatments such as advanced facials/skincare, Waxing, ElleeBana lash lifts, HD brows and specialist in wedding make up - just to name a few. Tilly's passion for hair and beauty allows her to be focused on delivering outstanding treatments to each and every client. Tilly particularly enjoys educating her clients on the importance and benefits to using the correct skincare and treatments to maintain healthy skin. Tilly also feels it's important to create a comfortable environment in the treatment room in order for her clients to have the best experience possible. Tilly stays up to date with her knowledge of new and innovative anti-ageing treatments and uses high quality botanical products such as Tropic Skin Care.
Jackie is our studio receptionist, she's the friendly voice at the end of the phone and is always happy to help.
Jackie enjoys the social side of the job, welcoming our guests through the door. Being a local resident of Woodcote she knows many of our clients from the village and enjoys having a good catch up. Jackie is also excited to greet new clients and helps them feel welcome from their first steps though the door.
Not only is she our receptionist she is Kim's mum. She has many years of experience in running business's so has always helped to guide Kim from the very start.
We don't know what we would do without Jackie making the day run smoothly, keeping on top of all the studio jobs and assisting all the team.