Find Out More About Our Talented Team…
Owner | Fretwell BennettFretwell Bennett Co-founder, Cameron, is originally from Yorkshire and was born into a family of hairdressers. After initially deciding to pursue a career in business, and subsequently studying the topic - Cameron began to realise something. He wanted to follow in his family's footsteps.With an already acute understanding of the hairdressing world from a young age, as well as some newly acquired business acumen to boot - Cameron went on to build up an incredible amount of hairdressing experience throughout the years. He began to work at Toni & Guy London, and it was here that - after being recognised for his accomplished hairdressing skills and keen eye for design - Cameron was offered to join the acclaimed 'Art Team'.His vast industry knowledge and expertise led him to work on various TV Shows/Movies, and many other exciting projects. None more so, though, than establishing Fretwell Bennett with co-owner Samantha in 2006.
Art Director & Advanced Senior Colourist | Fretwell BennettSenior Designer Mel has worked in the hair industry for over 20 years, and specialises in both cutting and colouring. She enjoys competition work and is a Wella TrendVision finalist!
Senior Stylist/Senior Colourist and Extension Specialist | Fretwell BennettJennie specialises in premier hair extension services using both micro rings and fusion bonds attachment methods to create added volume, colour and length. Alongside this, Jennie offers both cutting and colouring services.
The newest member of the Fretwell Bennett team, Cristiano has been hairdressing 14 years."I started at 15 as a Saturday boy I have been very lucky to train with Toni & Guy and Vidal Sassoon. I have worked in a British Fellowship Salon, so I have done a lot at stage work competitions photo-shoots. I love working with hair colour and specialise in creating new styles. I am very creative and have a passion for hair. I have done colour training with L'Oreal and Wella. I also specialise in Afro Caribbean hair (relaxer, colouring and cutting afro hair).This year I came 9th out of 30 at the L'Oréal Colour Trophy."Cristiano also specialises in the application of Hair Extensions.
Neil, our Reception Manager is a creative and confident hairdressing professional, with over 16 years experience in UK salons (including the likes of Toni & Guy and many more).Neil is responsible for carrying out initial consultations with new clients. He helps to ensure clients receive the highest level of service by guiding them to the stylist that most suits their wants and needs.Neil is an excellent communicator who is able to build rapport with clients. As a highly organised team player who readily accepts others views, Neil is also fluent in upcoming fashion trends.
The latest addition to the team at Fretwell Bennett, Nicki is a Technician and an Invati Ambassador who specialises in creating unique, bespoke professional hair colour, including the likes of Balayage.
Philippe is an award-winning hair stylist with an incredible 24 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry.Having worked alongside Aveda as a hair colour specialist for 16 years, Philippe has won Colourist of the Year at the English Hair and Beauty Awards as well as being a finalist in 2013, 2016 and 2017!
Which hair colours do you absolutely love creating?I love all aspects of hair colouring and hair colour correction. I especially love challenges that involve creative colours! Balayage hair colour is also a personal favourite.
What do you love about being a hairdresser?I enjoy the social one-on-one aspect of being a hairdresser, whether it’s laughing, crying or just chatting and I love listening to all the fab stories my guests tell me!It’s great being able to make my guests feel good about themselves whether it be by creating a fantastic hair colour change or maintaining their current look.
Who or what inspires you to create fabulous hair?My guests.
If you had to live on a desert island which three hair products could you not live without?Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo, Aveda Air Control Hairspray, Aveda Pure Abundance Shampoo (and Prosecco!)Describe yourself in three words Organised, honest (sometimes too honest!), OCD.
Introducing Our Assistant Team…
Ciara - Assistant
Erin - Assistant
Tom - New Talent