Our aim is to help you fulfil your hair goals. As a team, we will endeavour to help you feel relaxed and at ease when you are at Michelle Marshall Salon. We will listen to you and help you select the best possible colour, cutting and styling options for your hair. We will recommend the correct products and talk to you about how to maintain your hair at home between salon visits.
Find out more about each of our team members by clicking on their staff profiles below…
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They said Michelle couldn’t be a hairdresser and tried to push her into childcare ! That didn’t put her off and at 15 years old she started a Saturday job at a trendy hair salon called Marc Jordan 2. There she saw how exciting the hairdressing industry could be and how much of an impact a hairdresser has on a client's life.
Michelle then completed an apprenticeship after finishing school and went on to work in a few salons around Cardiff where training wasn’t a priority. Michelle then found the right position in a north Cardiff salon that really focused on education and put the team development at the forefront of the salon. She
She learnt the importance of the total salon experience from a client’s perspective and quickly developed into a popular stylist becoming an Assistant Manager along the way. This stood her in good stead to later take on her own salon as she understood the need of guests to be treated with respect and understanding.
For the last 12 years Michelle has been a Redken artist, this sees her travelling nationally and internationally to help other like-minded salon professionals to be the best that they can be at delivering the ultimate salon experience.
Michelle loves nothing better than to recreate styles and solve problems that guests have with their hair. Balayage , Babylights and Creative color being her forté. Her favourite product line has got to be the Extreme range with Extreme Length her first choice for faster growing hair.
Styling hair is in Jaime’s blood. From a small boy he was plaiting his father's hair and cutting his sister’s doll’s hair, giving them mohawks and inverted bobs. In school he was cutting friends' hair and, by the age of 16, he had joined his first salon.
By the time he was 21, Jaime had joined a prestigious salon in Brighton where his clients included local business people and celebrities. After 10 years in Brighton, Jaime moved to Pembrokeshire for a quieter life where he helped progress several salons. He stayed there for 8 years before deciding to move to Cardiff and eventually made his way to Michelle Marshall.
Jaime also works for Cardiff Bay BBC, styling celebrities for their TV shows. Jaime’s relaxed and friendly demeanour makes him a very popular member of the team both with guests and his fellow colleagues. Which hairstyles do you love creating? Men's hair. Which celebrity hair would you like to style? Zoe Ball... and I did style her hair. To this day she still has the style I created for her! Who or what inspires you? I inspire myself. If you were stranded on a desert island, which three things would you want with you? Anything edible! What is your ultimate ambition? To be a recognised artist. How would you describe yourself in three words? Loving, stylish, honest.
Teigan wanted to be a hairdresser all of her life and got the opportunity by joining Michelle Marshall Salon as an apprentice in 2014. She had previously completed a level 1 hairdressing qualification at school so was well placed to continue with her training on a permanent basis. Teigan became a fully qualified hair stylist in 2016 and as well as creating fabulous haircuts and colours, she's our curly hair expert. Which hairstyles or colours do you love creating? I love doing full bouncy blowdries and working with Redken shades to create glossy, shiny, healthy hair. I also love creating my own unique colour formulas. What do you love about working at Michelle Marshall? I love creating my unique styles and colours that suit that certain individual. I also love being able to give the correct knowledge on home care so the client is happy, confident and leaving with beautiful hair Which celebrity hair would you like to get your hands on? I would love to get my hands on Dakota Johnson's hair. I would cut it with more layers so it was more voluminous and use a technique called balayage to create copper brown to emphasise her skin tone. I'd also add a full fringe to define her face shape. Who inspires you to create fabulous hair? Michelle inspires me to create fabulous hair! If you were stranded on a desert island, which three hair products would you want with you? Pillow Proof, Frizz Dismiss Control Cream and One United. What is your ultimate ambition? To become a Redken artist and travel the world. How would you describe yourself in three words? Alternative, fun and ambitious.
Heidi started working for Michelle Marshall in late 2015. She enjoys every day at Michelle Marshall Salon which she puts down to the great team she works with and the fantastic training she is receiving. Heidi is looking forward to the future when she will be a qualified stylist and helping clients feel great about their hair. Which hairstyles or colours do you love to create? I like doing balayage because I like the effect it gives. What do you love about your job? Making people feel better. It doesn't feel like a job! Michelle Marshall salon is the best salon I've ever worked in. What inspires you to create fabulous hair? Magazines, celebrities. If you were stranded on a desert island, which three things would you want with you? One United because it has UV protection and 20 other benefits; Clean Maniac to get any dirt out of my hair; All Soft Argon Oil to hydrate my hair from the heat in the desert. What is your ultimate ambition? To be a top stylist. How would you describe yourself in three words? Detailed, organised, pleasant.