Meet the team
Learn more about our award-winning experts, their skill set, speciality and educational background.
Creative Director/ Manager
Katy has been in the hairdressing industry since 1997 and opened the Haywards Heath salon in December 1999.
Katy specialises in cutting and colouring, hair extensions, strength and style and enjoys cutting fun wearable styles to suit each client.
The team would describe her as committed, relaxed, enthusiastic, and helpful.
Katy’s career highlights have been working at LFW teaching NVQ students, winning best team, and completing Durham business university leadership program.
"Hairdressing is important to me as I enjoy being in a job that people enjoy each day with such variety and learning something new every day."
Day off: Tuesday
Senior Technician / Colour Specialist
Lloyd joined the team in 2005.
He specialises in colour and is a Redken certified hair colourist (RCH).
Lloyd enjoys creating beautiful tones and vibrant shades to suit each individual client, reassuring them all the way through the journey. He is loyal, individual, knowledgeable, pleasing and humble.
His career highlights so far include Vardering and becoming a RCH.
‘’Hairdressing is important to me because it allows people to express themselves and look the way they want to be, because hair is a huge part of who you are.’’
Days off: Monday.
Gemmy has been in the industry since 1994 and joined the team in 1999 - when we opened.
Gemmy specialises in Raccoon Hair extensions, hair up and styling and enjoys cutting textured short and curly hairstyles.
The team would describe Gemmy as bubbly, creative, fashionable, fun, outgoing. Gemmy's career highlights are Vardering and hair up courses.
"Hairdressing is important to me. I like to be a part of a happy positive change to a person giving them courage to look at themselves and like what they see."
Days off: Monday/ Wednesday
Sissi she is our newest team member to join the team, she is extremely professional experienced senior stylist on Saturdays and Mondays.
Grace is our stylist who has fitted in to our smaller family team coming from busy TONI&GUY Brighton salon, she is kind and bubbly and full of fun with great attention to detail.
Katie joined the Essensuals Haywards Heath team in 2015.
Katie is the newest member of the styling and technical team to complete her TONI&GUY Academy Vardering diploma.
She really listens and gently guides her clients through there service.
Katie has enjoyed learning all aspects of hairdressing that she’s experienced so far especailly completing the vardering programe.
Katie has an expanding client base and is now including her technical colouring skills.
The team would describe her as Keen, cheeky, calm and quiet.
Day off Tuesday
Sinead is our new apprentice. She is enjoying learning new skills to work towards an NVQ.
Carice is an apprentice who has excelled at the skills she has learnt, Carice is following our NVQ level 2 and euthusiastic to complete.
The team would say Carice is a breath of fresh air with her enthusiasm for everything she does.
Day off: Tuesday.
Jess is an apprentice following the NVQ program eager to gain experience
Bio coming soon
3rd year being an assistan. preparing to complete vardering at Toni&guy accadamy