Our Team

Nicola Smyth Humphriss

Salon Owner

A career spanning over 19 years in the hairdressing industry, an international Award Winning celebrity hairdresser based in Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Warwick and Knowle.

Dan Smyth Humphriss

Salon Owner

Dan looks after the Business side of the Award Winning Salons.

Kathy Halstead Smyth

Client Experience Manager

Kathy has spent 10 years in retail management prior to joining Nicola Smyth five years ago as Client Experience and part of the management team.
Customer service, care, and standards are Kathy’s priority along with the welfare and progression of the fantastic NS Staff.

Chloe Parasmo

Front of House

With over 12 years of customer service experience Chloe joins the Front of House team working between the salon group

Scarlett Constable

Senior Director

Proud to be apart of the NS brand for over five years. Scarlett has managed to gather a wealth of knowledge and privileged to travel with her education from London to New York! Courses in creative colour and cutting. Scarlett loves keeping current and learning new skills! But the dream is getting creative back in the salon with her clients! She is a qualified Goldwell Master Colorist and Gold Class Extensions specialist.

Reece Gudger

Senior Director

Reece has been in the industry for over 12 years and our current NS Hairdresser of the year for the second year running. Reece has his Goldwell Colour Masters Degree and is a fully qualified Gold Class Extensionist. Reece is our Senior Director/ Team Leader at our Knowle salon.

Joey Diadoo

Senior Director

With 8 years of experience within the industry, Joey is the Team Leader of Nicola Smyth Kenilworth. His passions have always been hair colour and extensions. Joey is a qualified Master Colorist and Gold Class Extensionist. He enjoys the transformative process of being able to take someone from one look to another and making them feel great about themselves in the process – this has lead Joey to becoming a Freelance Educator for Goldwell UK. Having always had an interest in fashion some of his best times have involved working backstage at both London & Paris fashion week.

Marie Crowder

Director & Educator

Marie has been working as a hairdresser her whole career, now as a busy mum of 2 children, she still loves nothing more than working with the NS team.
Marie has come from a family of hairdressers and before joining NS she have previously qualified and worked as a teacher & assessor and from then Marie worked as an educator for the top colour houses in the industry.
Marie works on the salon floor and she also manages the NS Academy, Education is always a passion to her and feel to educate the team, she must always be educated, Marie loves nothing more than short, Precision cuts to compliment the colour created.

Emma Bradshaw

Director

Emma has been a hairdresser for over 10 years, 6+ years she has been working for Nicola Smyth. Since working for the salon Emma has been able to travel the world attending the Goldwell Global Zoom events and colour courses in New York. Emma is a Goldwell Master Colorist and Gold Class Hair Extension Specialist. She also loves bridal and hair up.

Summer Young

Director

Summer has been with the NS team for 5 years now – “Nicola Smyth couldn?t have made me more passionate about what I do, giving me so many opportunities and always furthering my education. I got given the chance to join Nicola in doing the master stylist course with Jay Mahmood in London. I also have done my Master Colourist course and have been taken on trips around the world with the team to Goldwells Colour Zoom competitions. I am also an HD Brows and Nouveau lash lift specialist”

Jennie Adams

Specialist

Jennie has been a fully qualified stylist for over 15 years with a Loreal colour specialist degree.
Since Jenny has been with Nicola Smyth she has also achieved the Goldwell Master Colorist Intense. Jennie is currently the Team Leader for our award-winning salon in Warwick. She specialises in curly hair and Balayage.

Shona Wallace

Specialist & Educator

“I have been lucky enough to travel with Nicola Smyth, flying to Marbella, Toronto, and Vienna, as well as trips to London! I have completed my Goldwell Master Colorist and love getting creative on the shop floor with all my clients. I am part of the Nicola Smyth Academy Education team as well as being an assessor for academy. Education is my passion and love sharing my knowledge with the young apprentices as help get them through their NVQ”

Megan Lee

Specialist

Megan works from our Nicola Smyth Kenilworth Salon.

“I have been in the hairdressing industry for over 10 years. I am a qualified Goldwell Master Colorist. I have joined the NS academy to share my knowledge with our future stylists and to make sure I?m always on top of the latest education. I have picked up new techniques from all over the world and can?t wait to continue smashing my goals with Team NS”

Alisha Wilson

Specialist

Alisha is new to NS but have been working in salons for the last 6 years.

“Hairdressing has always been my passion and I?ve been lucky enough to have some amazing training in both colour and cutting. I am a Beauty Works Extension Specialist. I enjoy constantly learning new tricks of the trade and can?t wait to continue to do so with the NS team”

Tyarna Crosdale

Stylist

Tyarna has been a part of the Nicola Smyth Team for 2 years.

“I started my journey with Nicola Smyth as an Apprentice where I was given the support and guidance to progress in my career. I am qualified in HD brows and Nouveau lash lift. I recently completed my Goldwell Master Colorist intense”

Chloe Bullimore

Stylist

Chloe works from our Nicola Smyth Leamington Spa Salon –

“I have such a passion for hairdressing and love getting creative! I?ve only been part of the NS team for a short while but have gained so much knowledge. I?ve been in the hairdressing industry for 7 years and my favorite skill I have gained is my colour specialist qualification. Ready and excited to see what my next steps will be with the company and the team”

Danni Williams

Stylist

Danni works from The Nicola Smyth Knowle Salon –

“I have over 12 years of experience within the industry, within my career I have gained my teaching and assessor qualifications, and become a mommy to two boys. My passion is colour and since being with the NS team I have learned so much more, I cannot wait to continue my journey with the NS family”

Stacey Beacom

Stylist

Stacey has been in the industry for over 11 years. Her passion is both following and creating current trends and styles.

?I really enjoy my job and getting to know my clients on a personal level excites me?.
Stacey has completed numerous courses and shows really enthusiasm in session work and gents styling.

Hannah Adams

Apprentice

“I am a level 2 Apprentice at the Nicola Smyth Academy and have been working at Nicola Smyth for over 2 years now. I am a qualified HD Brow stylist and also recently became a KMS Style Ambassador. I love being able to get creative and do what I love every day, surrounded by so many amazing, talented people who I am always learning off. I am so lucky to be receiving the highest level of bespoke training and my knowledge is always expanding. I have had so many fantastic opportunities and experiences at Nicola Smyth which I am so grateful for and I’m so excited about what my hair journey holds”

Nieve Dale

Apprentice

Nieve works from The Nicola Smyth Warwick Salon –

“I?ve been working at Nicola Smyth for over two years now. I?ve learned so many new things that I love. I?ve been taken to amazing places to watch Nicola performing. I?m proud to be apart of the Nicola Smyth family, I?ve met such amazing people. They have the best academy that has taught me all of my knowledge”

Hannah Basson

Apprentice

Hannah works from The Nicola Smyth Leamington Spa Salon –

“I have been working for Nicola Smyth for nearly 2 years now, my knowledge and skills have grown immensely since I started. I feel really proud to be part of the Nicola Smyth family and I have benefitted from there bespoke training academy and feel privileged to have such committed college educators who have so much experience in the industry”

Kate Knight

Apprentice

Kate joined the Nicola Smyth Academy in October 2018 –

“I am based at the Kenilworth salon throughout the week. Over the 2 years, we have had the best experiences and the learning is never-ending with the most up to date knowledge and techniques. I love working with the Nicola Smyth family I am very lucky to be able to work with the best educators and hairdressers who give me the support I need to progress in my hairdressing career. I can?t wait to get to the end of my NVQ level 2 and see what the future brings with the Nicola Smyth family”

Phoebe Rowe

Apprentice

Phoebe works in the Nicola Smyth Leamington Spa Salon –

“I?ve been at Nicola Smyth for over a year now, starting off just doing Saturdays. I previously studied a hair and beauty course at college which required a week’s work experience in a salon. I came to Nicola Smyth then soon realised I loved it and it?s what I wanted to do. I?m currently in the 1st year of my apprenticeship And I love every minute of it”

Lillie Cummings

Apprentice

Lillie works in The Nicola Smyth Warwick Salon –

“I started my journey at the Nicola Smyth Academy in September 2019, I have a strong passion for hairdressing which I am so lucky to be receiving outstanding training from the most talented educators and hairdressers. Since I have been there I have had a great insight to the hairdressing industry, learning lots of new skills and gaining valuable knowledge and confidence. I am proud to be a part of an amazing team and I am very excited to see what my future brings with the Nicola Smyth family”

Millie Care

1st year academy student

Martha Smith

1st year academy student

Darcy Conway

1st year academy student

Keeley Haylor

1st year academy student

Teddy

Salon Mascot

Teddy is the original Nicola Smyth Mascot, You will normally find Teddy on the sofa keeping a safe guard on the Nicola Smyth Salons.

Bear

Salon Mascot

Our newest recruit, Meet Bear, Teddy’s younger naughtier brother, Bear loves keeping an eye on both salons.

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Join our Team

Get in touch with us at careers@slatestudios.club if you would like to join our Award Winning Team

Nicola Smyth

“AT NICOLA SMYTH, WE STRIVE FOR PERFECTION, CREATING THE ULTIMATE HAIR CUT & COLOUR IN THE PERFECT SURROUNDINGS”

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