Our Rock Paper Scissor Family

Carla ~ Master Stylist & Salon Owner

Carla- Aka Carr. 3 Words to describe myself.  ambitious, caring and creative. After discovering a natural flair for hairdressing I started my career at the age of 16, progressing from Apprentice all the way to Senior stylist to Owner in my 20 years in the industry. Hairdressing has and always will be a big part of my life and from a young age I had a clear guide and ambition to succeed within the industry, Completing my training extremely quickly in just under two years! Over the years I have kept this vision, building up an extremely busy clientele and having an excellent reputation within the area, something I’m very proud of. Now finally being able to put my stamp on the map and have a proper home for my budding business! Since opening the Salon October 2018. I am constantly doing courses not only in Hair but also in beauty to ensure that the standards of the Salon never slip! I'm currently doing my teaching and certification degree so watch this space! I'm so excited for this next chapter in my career and can't wait to share each and every moment with my Rock Paper Scissor Family xox

Mary Jane aka MJ ~ Beautician & Aesthetics Nurse & Business Partner

I am a fully qualified Semi Permanent Make up artist specialising in Micro blading. I am also a fully qualified beautician with knowledge and expertise in all treatments from head to toe. Over the year I pushed I pushed my beauty portfolio into the more relevant industry of non surgical cosmetics and qualified in aesthetics covering botox and fillers and am going to continue to expand my aesthetics treatment list and knowledge. I have been growing my portfolio and qualifications and continue to train in all up and coming treatments to make sure my treatment list is always current within the beauty industries changing trends but most importantly making these new trends available to everyone.  Giving my clients self confidence is what I wake up for I love my job and its where my passion lies and this is visible through my high standards of work.

Ellie ~ Senior Stylist

Hello, I'm Ellie. I am a Senior Hairstylist and I wouldn't change it for the world! I started my hairdressing experience when I finished secondary school and went straight into being an apprentice and did my NVQ level 2 at Canterbury College. I began my journey of loving to do hair when I was little my Auntie taught me how to plait hair, and ever since I push myself to progress to the highest standard within the hair industry. I absolutely love my job! It has helped me come out of my shell and  given me better social skills and confidence. I pride myself in making sure my clients are pleased with their visit with me. I love being a hairdresser and how it helps my creative side, I love experimenting with new colours, techniques, hairstyles and expanding my knowledge to the most recent trends. I love being apart of such a friendly community and can't wait to see what the future holds!

Louise ~ Salon Manager Senior Stylist

Hi I'm Louise, Im known as Lou. I started at Rock Paper Scissors 18 months ago as receptionist I have been in the hair industry since I was 16 years old. I started working at Looking Hood in Southampton when I left school and went straight into doing my apprenticeship I have always been a hairdresser along side other jobs but its hair I love doing the most. I came back off maternity leave in April 21 onto the shop floor to brush up on my skills I love being back working as part of a team and creating some beautiful hair.

Alicja ~ Senior Stylist

Hi, I'm Alicja, I have love hair for as long as I can remember. When little I used to always play with my Nans hair and I think that is where the passion started. I couldn't wait to leave school and start my apprenticeship in hairdressing, since then I have qualified in level 2 and 3 have gained an amazing clientele and been enjoying every minute since I was a 16 year old! I look forward to seeing you in the salon!

Elisse ~ Apprentice

Hi I'm Elisse, I am the apprentice for RPS. My hairdressing journey has only just started since finishing secondary school in May. I have loved doing my families hair since I was little and would like to take my chance to become a hairdresser as my career not just a hobby. I can't wait till I can start boosting client confidence by letting them walk away with new hair! I love being at work with such friendly and caring people such as my salon sisters also looking forward to seeing what's down the line for my future...

Gemma ~ Senior Stylist

"I'm Gemma, most people call me Gem. I am a Senior Stylist and Bridal Specialist at RPS and have been in the hair industry for over 10 years. I am super passionate about hair and love to watch my clients confidence grow! I am also a tutor and love to pass on my passion and skill to others! I absolutely love being part of the team at RPS such a welcoming family feel"