Our Values

Our home is your home.

Our salon will always provide a warm and friendly sanctuary.

Our promise is to only offer products and services that meet your needs.

Our commitment is to ensure the team are professional, on trend and knowledgeable.

Our team promise not to baffle you with hairdressing jargon.

Our team will always listen.

Our promise is too always have our clients at the heart of everything we do.

Our Team

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Joanna

SALON OWNER

Jo has been the proud owner of Options Hairdressing for 6 years, however, has been in the industry for over 35 years. Both of her parents were Hairdressers /Salon Owner’s, so it wasn’t a surprise having grown up in Hair salons that she followed in their footsteps, starting as a 16-year-old apprentice. After qualifying and working in salons for a number of years her career path altered slightly but still in the industry that she loves, spending over 20 years working for Schwarzkopf Professional as the European Business Education Manager, supporting Salon Owners develop their business knowledge, team management and business growth. Jo works closely with her management team but is also extremely hands on within the business.

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Libby

SALON MANAGER

Libby has been with Options since leaving school. As well as being the salon manager, she specialises in all things relating to colour, her experience and knowledge in unrivalled, her ability to interpret, guide and recommend client’s needs and wants makes Libby a much sort after member of the team. Libby has been an Aveda colour specialist for over 15 years, so for those clients looking for a more natural based colour, Libby can advise clients achieve the optimum colour results.

Libby is available every Wednesday, Friday & 3 Saturdays out of 4.

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Nicola

EXECUTIVE STYLIST

Nicola has been with Options for over 20 years and in the industry for over 30 years. She specialises in cutting both Ladies & Gents, her precision & classic cutting and her attention to detail is truly amazing. As well as being an incredibly confident and talented Hairdresser, her customer care and 1-2-1 client attention has made her one of the salons most sort after stylists with her clients booking numerous appointments ahead as she rarely has last minute appointments available.

Nicola is available Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & alternative Thursdays & Saturdays.

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Charley

PRINCIPAL STYLIST

Charley has been in the industry for over 14 years and has been with Options since relocating to Chelmsford in 2018. Charley’s experience and ability in both technical services and hair cutting techniques is rarely matched within the industry. Her Balayage and feminine bouncy blow dries are much sort after and has very quickly established herself as one of the most requested stylists in the salon. As well as being one of the busiest team members, Charley was promoted in 2020 to Assistant Manager, where her natural empathy and inter-personal skills were a perfect fit to her mentoring the salon assistants and young talent.

Charley is available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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Nicola H

CREATIVE STYLIST

Nicola H started her hairdressing career 12 years ago, joining the Options team earlier this year following relocating back to Chelmsford from London where she worked as an Educator for Aveda demonstrating her cutting and colouring skills to large groups of hairdressers looking to expand their industry knowledge. During her time with Aveda Nicola built up a very loyal following with Hairdressers only booking the seminars if she was the principal educator. Prior to working with Aveda, Nicola worked for one of the most prestigious salon groups in London. Her skill set covers both Men’s and Woman’s, and her foil work is some of the best we have ever seen.

Nicola H is available every other Wednesday and every Thursday & Friday.

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Arthur

ADVANCED STYLIST

Following moving to Chelmsford earlier this year, Arthur joined the team in April 2021, he has been in the industry for almost 14 years specialising in all technical services and Cutting for Men & Woman.  His attention to detail and love of all things technical makes him the go to stylist for short, choppy feminine cuts with beautiful cut enhancing colours. Arthur has a complete passion for the industry which is demonstrated with every client that has the pleasure of sitting in his chair.

Arthur is available every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday.

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Chloe

STYLIST

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Faye

FOH MANAGER

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Jas

APPRENTICES

Following leaving school June 2020, Jasmine joined the Options Team in September 2020. She is currently working through her Level 2 Hairdressing qualification attending college 1 day a week and the rest of the week in the salon. Even after such a short time in the industry Jasmine is showing great talent and has an amazing eye for detail and is extremely dedicated.

Chloe has been with Options since 2020 and has been in the industry for over 14 years. She is a fantastic talent and specialises in both cutting and colouring, her love of all things bleach makes her the go colourist for full head bleach services. Her bubbly friendly personality is infectious which ensures that all her clients not only leave the salon with great hair but also feeling fantastic from the “Chloe experience”.

 

Chloe is available every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Faye has a wealth of experience in the Hair & Beauty industry, starting her career as a beautician before working for some of the world’s leading beauty brands. Faye has been with Options for over 6 years and is the welcoming, friendly face that all clients see on arriving in the salon. Her attention to detail and incredible customer care is paramount to the smooth running of the day to day running of the salon

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