Royal Exchange Square

David

Salon Director

One of the original RRI line-up, David has been involved in every aspect of the business since 1987. He has been Managing director of our Royal Exchange Square salon since it opened in 1993, and has led the team to win ‘Salon Team of the Year’ at the British Hairdressing Awards.

What sets David apart is his ability to create low-maintenance styles regardless of hair type. Be it poker straight, wildly curly or generally rebellious, David’s unmatched knowledge and experience enable him to create bespoke styles that are both flattering and practical to maintain. His philosophy of ‘beauty is in the eyes’ ensures that every client has a shape that draws attention to the centre of your face, the eyes, and all colour work ensures that their colour is enhanced and beautified. With over 30 years’ experience, David has completed over 45,000 haircuts, which is incredible by anyone’s standards.

David is also our regular team leader at T in The Park and has styled Ronan Keating, alt-J, Florence and the machine, Bastille and many more. 

Karmin

Art Director

Karmin has been with us straight from school. One of the company’s strongest assets, she’s now a brilliant Art Director and salon manager. There’s no such thing as an ‘ideal style’ for Karmin – she loves working with all clients and hair types. She has trained with Bumble and Bumble, and is a qualified Nioxin consultant as well as having her advanced colour diploma from Schwarzkopf, enabling her to offer specialist advice and treatment to clients with thinning hair or scalp issues. A natural leader, Karmin spends a lot of her time coaching and supporting our stars of the future.

Morgan

Art Director

Morgan has been here since school. Having graduated from the Academy and earned her place on the team. As well as bringing tons of personality to the salon every day, Morgan is an expert in creating long hair-ups that are beautifully conditioned and glamorous, and designing contemporary looks on long and short hair. A trained teacher and Schwarzkopf Master Colourist, Morgan also supports the management team. She’s unafraid to wear any colour herself, so be ready. 

Paige

Designer Stylist

Paige has the right attribute of a stylist with an incredible ability to create stunning individual looks on her clientele.

Long or short, her passion for creating something special and unique is making her one to watch.

Quietly confident with a fantastic imagination on colour work and dressing hair  makes her a real asset to the team. 

Sophie

Stylist

Since joining Rainbow Room International, Sophie discovered her passion for hair after qualifying. Sophie developed a great eye for detail and creativity. Sophie's bright personality and creative imagination bring a warm, welcoming, and comforting experience for all clients. She loves all aspects of hairdressing. Sophie's favourite thing to do is for clients to leave the salon feeling and looking amazing!

Jessica

Stylist

Starting as a young Saturday girl in 2017, Jessica impressed the whole team with her enthusiasm and unique sense of style. After starting her apprenticeship in 2018 Jessica's flair for design and strong colour work shown through tailoring to her clients face shape and overall style. Her ambitious nature has always been apparent throughout her journey in every aspect of her work. She loves a challenge no matter what it may be and has no shortage of ideas when it comes to creating totally new and unique colour work and hairstyles that will help make you stand out from the crowd.

Naomi

Stylist

As one of our latest recruits to the team, Naomi brings with her a glowing resume from her intensive training at our renowned Academy. Her quirky taste and unique sense of style leave clients delighted with her take on all types of work, especially strong geometrics enhanced with bold and fabulous colourwork. Naomi is a calm and relaxed hairdresser who takes all the time she needs, to listen and really hear what her clients are saying. Look at this review, it says it all

"Naomi was fabulous! She put me at ease, made helpful suggestions after listening carefully to me and gave me a great haircut! Thank you, Naomi :)" - Mary S

Keeva

Stylist

Keeva is part of the new breed of young stylists that have undergone every training course in our company as well as external courses with Kerastase and GHD. Her styling and finish are beautiful and her passion for long hair and hair-up looks is on trend. She has an easy way of talking and finding out exactly what you want to do with your hair and will always come up with really good ideas to step things up. Available to book online or by calling up.
 

Julie

Beauty Therapist

Julie has been making our clients look and feel fantastic for over six years. She has expertise in every treatment we offer, but especially loves shaping brows and has become one of our most popular therapists for HD Brows.

Sarah

Beauty Therapist

Sarah loves treatments that make clients look good and feel good. Whether she’s helping relieve a client’s muscle pain through deep-tissue massage, or transforming face shapes at our HD Brow bar, she loves to give her clients instant results. A true professional, Sarah spends her own spare time perfecting nail, make-up and eyebrow techniques.

Alison

Beauty Therapist

Alison loves the diversity of the treatments we offer, particularly the aesthetic treatments, which have instant results her clients love. Even outside of work, she’s always experimenting with the latest beauty techniques and products – perfecting skills that she can then apply in the spa.

Danielle

Beauty Therapist

Danielle joined the elite team of Beauty Therapists in April 2015 at Royal Exchange Square. Coming from a Spa background she has very quickly has become an integral part of the team. She has a passion and flare for hollistic treatments from facials to reflexology' & has become the salons expert in hot stone massage therapy.

Lucy

Beauty Therapist

Lucy has a passion for massage therapy and enjoys giving a deep pressure massage to relieve the body of tension, whether it be through hot stones or using her deep DEEP pressure.

 

Lucy also has a good eye for makeup and eyebrow treatments as she enjoys anything that shows her creative side. she loves to make her clients feel at ease and leave the salon feeling great.

Ellie

Beauty Therapist

Ellie joined the team and quickly found a love for Dermalogica, she has since went on and completed a number of courses and enjoys coming back to the salon to share her skills with her clients. 
Her passion for beauty shows and she loves trying the latest products and techniques.

Mel

Front of House Manager

Mel first joined the RRI Front of House team in 2000 at the George Square salon. Then, after taking time out to have her children, in 2006 she joined the team at Royal Exchange Square. Front of House Manager, Melanie loves her job, particularly meeting clients old and new.

Kate

Front of House

Kate has joined our front of house team,bringing with her a wealth of experience from a background of both retail and airline career's.

Her calm approach to dealing with clients, in an often busy reception area, looking after both hair and beauty clients, ensures everyone has an enjoyable experience with us.

Cally

Front of House

Poppy

Front of House

First starting as an assistant, Poppy joined our Front of House team in 2021 and brings energy and enthusiasm to our busy desk. At university, studying marketing, she is well-placed to share her knowledge and recommendations with our clients on our range of hair products and GHD styling tools, along with advice on the best treatments in our Beauty Spa.

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Cancellations

If you really can't make your appointment please try to give us at least 24 hours notice.

Switch

We understand that finding the right stylist is a very personal choice. As a team we embrace and encourage clients who are just looking for a change to try a different stylist.

Reward

As a little added bonus, if you book your next appointment online we’ll take £4.50 off the cost of your treatment! Unfortunately this doesn't apply to our Beauty Salon or Howard Street Training Academy.

Plan

If you’re thinking of going for a new style or colour, feel free to bring photos or references with you. And if you have a preferred stylist and time slot, it’s also a good idea to book your next appointment before you leave the salon.

Skin Test

Being colour experts, we never (ever) colour hair without a skin test at least 48 hours in advance. You’ll need to pop in, but it only takes 2 minutes. We really can’t put colour on your hair without it. If you're not sure if you've had one before, check with your RRI salon.

Consultations

At every appointment, you can expect an in-depth consultation - to ensure your stylist fully understands the look you want, and how to work with your type of hair. From there, you can relax in safe hands – from a heavenly shiatsu massage to perfectly-applied finishing touches.

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