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Nicola Parkinson

Accomplished hairdresser for over 20 years, I have successfully run my own business since 2005. I am a friendly, motivated person who works hard to ensure customer satisfaction every time. I have a real passion for hairdressing and enjoy creating new looks for my clients.

Since entering into hairdressing I have achieved:

• NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3

• NVQ Level 2 Barbering & Wet Shaving

• Student of the Year

• A1 Assessors Award

• 3rd place National Hairdressing Federation Regional Bridal Competition

We are a successful satellite centre for Blackburn College; working with the local educators shows my dedicated interest in developing young people through training at work.

I have worked with Matrix for over 20 years and I have attended and passed numerous training courses, these include:

• Signature Colour

• Creative Colour Design

• Cutting

•L’Oreal Celebrity Colour and Balayage

•Introduction to Trichology

•Working towards Matrix Colour Mastery in Summer 2016


Chloe Thompson

Chloe is a creative Stylist and Barber who has been in the hairdressing industry since 2011. She completed her NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing in April 2012 and NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing in 2014. Chloe is a very sociable and welcoming member of the team whose bubbly personality shows through her enthusiasm for the hair industry and is always developing her skills to keep up with the ever changing trends. Since starting hairdressing Chloe has achieved:

* NVQ Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing

* Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

* Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Hairdressing

* Outstanding Achievement in Hairdressing (2012 & 2014)

* Students Student & Student of the Term

Chloe has also attended and passed numerous hairdressing courses since to further her knowledge, many of these run by Matrix:

* Introduction to Matrix Colours and Products

* Tailor My Highlights

* Cutting Seminar with Lee Stafford

* L’Oreal Celebrity Colours and Balayage

* Introduction to Trichology

* Barbering Class with Joseph Lanzante

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Ellie Yates

Ellie is our graduate stylist who has completed her Level 2 Media Hair & Makeup. She is a very bubbly and confident stylist who’s personality shows through her work. Ellie is progressing onto NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing and is already establishing her own clients for hair up styling, curling, blow drying including curly blowdrys.




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