Gemma is Co-Director of Hensmans Salons alongside John & Julie completing the Hensmans hairdressing dynasty.
In her role as Director, International Press & PR Ambassador for Schwarzkopf Professional, she works on new product development traveling to Germany working along with the scientists to create amazing new products. Gemma is responsible for heading up Hensmans headline-grabbing creative work, taking part in live stage events at Salon International for Schwarzkopf Professional and as a member of the Schwarzkopf Young Artistic Team. She has presented for the highly respected Fellowship of British Hairdressers and has been spotted back stage as a session stylist at London Fashion Week. Gemma passes on the key seasonal trends to the team and through her natural rapport helps to motivate & develop them as individuals. Gemma manages the Hensmans Academy a qualified assessor and internal verifier. Gemma has also completed her Schwarzkopf colour masters degree.
Leah is an Associate Director in Northampton, a highly experienced, award-wining hairdresser.
Leah has been with Hensmans since she started in 1997 on work experience, she then embarked on her apprenticeship and elevated through the company as a stylist, becoming associate director in 2015 having been salon manager along the way, she works closely with the directors to ensure the development of the Hensmans Team.
Leah is highly creative and loves working to create new looks constantly updating her clients, some of whom have been with her for many years. She loves meeting new clients and helping to solve their hair dilemmas.
During her years as a member of the Hensmans Artistic Team Leah held a place on the Schwarzkopf YAT team for a record three consecutive years. She has also completed her Schwarzkopf colour masters degree.
Kelsie is Northampton Salon manager and Art director. A multi award winning hairdresser and expert colourist.
Kelsie has been a member of the Schwarzkopf YAT team and has brought back the Schwarzkopf Colour Trophy three times alongside the rest of the art team. You might have seen some of her beautiful work in our bridal photo-shoots published in the local Magazine, on our news page, and social media. She heads up the social media in house team, making sure the fantastic looks achieved are shared.
She is our blonde specialist, with a love of all shades she?s the perfect stop for blondes who feel they are missing their sparkle. Kelsie is a very caring person whose dedication to great service is faultless.
Kelsie has her NVQ Level 2 and has achieved her Royal Schwarzkopf Colour masters degree.
James is our Group Creative Director. He has strong creative and artistic vision and a dedication to brand identity.
A multi award winning stylist who along with the rest of the Art Team has brought home the Schwarzkopf colour trophy three times. James takes the lead on much of our creative work, from Fashion shows and stage work to photoshoots, James' images have been published both locally and nationally.
James joined Hensmans in 2010 after finishing his degree in Costume Design. A true creative at heart James loves all aspects of hairdressing, from creative colouring and cutting, through to long hair dressing and styling. Beautiful hair is his goal for every client.
He has his NVQ level 2&3 and has received his Royal colour Masters degree From Schwarzkopf.
Lauren is currently on maternity leave.
Lauren is a great all-rounder in all areas of hairdressing. With a love of colouring Lauren is great for those gorgeous blondes to sultry brunettes. Lauren came to Hensmans in 2010 as an apprentice and worked hard to complete her NVQ Levels 2&3.
A fun loving explorer, Lauren has spent some time out of salon traveling, visiting many countries around the world. With experiences of different cultures Lauren has a fresh and diverse approach to hairdressing.
She has Royal Schwarzkopf Colour Masters Degree.
Francesca is passionate about every aspect of hairdressing and particularly good with planning a change of look over time.
As part of the Hensmans management team Francesca loves mentoring the younger team members. Since joining Hensmans in 2008 She has gained her hairdressing NVQ levels 2&3 along with a customer care NVQ. Fran has also completed the Schwarzkopf Colour masters degree.
Mitch joined Hensmans in 2012 as an apprentice and has now gained his NVQ Level 2 as well as his Royal Schwarzkopf colour masters degree.
Our men's Grooming specialist, Mitch is passionate about all aspects of barbering, he completed a diploma at the London School of Barbering in 2015
A talented precision cutter, Mitch is the perfect choice for those looking for a perfect skin fade, beard trim, or a close shave or a totally new look.
Lucy joined Hensmans as an apprentice, gaining her NVQ Level 2 in 2014. She is a passionate Colourist and has completed her Royal Schwarzkopf colour masters degree. Loves creating fantastic 'Balayage' and 'Ombre' colours. With a bright and passionate personality Lucy is a very engaging stylist, with an enthusiasm for fulfilling her clients' needs. She is passionate about treatments achieving glossy shinny hair.
Alice completed her NVQ level 2 & 3 with Hensmans back in 2015 She is a talented hairdresser with a love of all aspects of hairdressing she is a great all rounder for.
2020 has seen Alice rejoin the Hensmans team after leaving us in 2016 to pursue a career as a make up artist. Since then she has successfully worked within the industry on various theatre productions and Television shows. Alice is a lighthearted, fun and energetic person who?s enthusiasm is infectious.
Lisa joined Hensmans front of house team in 2007, always ready with a warm and welcoming smile. Lisa is very popular with Hensmans clients making them feel welcomed from the moment they walk through the door.
With her efficiency, attentiveness and dedication to service Lisa is an important part of the Hensmans team. Lisa was made front of house manager in 2017. She is responsible for mentoring the new assistants.