Team Blu 

Here at blu we believe that each client is individual, we will consult with you before & throughout your appointment to ensure that we achieve your desired look, we will listen and advise but ultimately its you the client that decides.

Our Cotgrave Stylists

Our Cotgrave Stylists



Hi my name is Charlotte, I’m 22 years old and have been in the hairdressing industry since 2009.

I have the Hairdressing NVQ level 2 & 3, I completed this whilst doing an apprenticeship. I have also attended a range of different hairdressing courses to further my hairdressing knowledge. I enjoy all aspects of my job, but my favourite services are colouring & cutting. I feel I am a very bubbly person & always try to make my clients feel as comfortable as possible during their time in the salon.

Dean Daws

Dean Daws

Barbering since 2003 . NVQ 2 Hairdressing . NVQ 2 & 3 Barbering . Studied at NCN



I have enjoyed working in the Hairdressing industry since 2008, achieving NVQ qualifications as well as specialised training in London focusing on advanced cutting and colour techniques. Most recently I have extended my colour knowledge by attending Goldwell seminars with blu.

My clients will always be my main focus whilst in the chair, I will always try to ensure a client gets the best result possible and that they are happy with the service I provide.


Our Bingham Stylists

Our Bingham Stylists


Hi I’m Tracy,

I am the Manager at blu Salons Bingham.

I have been hairdressing since 1989 doing my initial City and Guilds Level 2 through the YTS Scheme at Lincoln college.

I retrained in 2000 achieving my NVQ Level 3 qualification. I was the winner of the young stylist cutting techniques award in 1990, I am also a Paul Mitchel colour technician & trained in 2003, Since working with blu also achieved the Goldwell Fundamental Colour levels 1 and 2.

I have been with blu since November 2014 and hope to begin my Hairdressing Training Assessors course in March 2016, This will enable me to Train and Assess our young apprentices

I enjoy all aspects of hairdressing including teaching the young trainees, barbering, colouring, cutting and especially restyles.


Hi I'm Danielle, 22 years old.

I've been hairdressing since July 2011. For the first two years and I worked through an apprenticeship with KH hair.  I'm qualified with NVQ level 2 hairdressing.

I did an additional third year whilst having a column of clients. I went on many courses during the third year from barbering to advanced colouring courses.

I love all aspects of hairdressing from greeting clients, colouring, shampooing, cutting and blow-drying. I also love getting to know new clients and regular clients.

I can do women’s, men’s and children’s hair.

I started working at blu in July 2015 and I work full time.


My name is Cerelle, I’m 30 years old.

I've been hairdressing for 13 years. I have my NVQ level 2 & 3 and also specialise in hair ups and bridal hair. My training was taken at Keith Hall who also had their own college.

I do love all aspects of hairdressing but my all time favourite has to be colouring. This has to be my dream job as I get to do everything I love, make clients happy with their hair, I get to talk plenty and also have a good laugh.  It helps that I work with such a good bunch of people.

 I've been at blu nearly 2 years I work 3 days a week as I am a mum too.


Hi I'm Billie

I have worked with blu Salons since 2016 working towards completing my NVQ Level 3 which I completed in September 2017. Previously working in commercial salons within college and taking part in Hair and Beauty Competitions whilst studying for my initial qualifications.

I have enjoyed being part of the excellent training that blu salons have offered to me and gained extra qualifications in cutting and colouring along the way.

I am Passionate and enthusiastic about colouring and cutting using my creativity.

Our West Bridgford Stylists

Our West Bridgford Stylists


Hi there, my name is Joanne,  

I am the Manager and Senior Stylist at Blu Salons West Bridgford.

I am a qualified NVQ level 2 & 3 Hair Stylist and have been in the hairdressing industry since 1998.

I am also a qualified NVQ assessor and certified in teacher training stage 1. I enjoy teaching our young apprentice stylists in salon.

I enjoy all aspects of the hairdressing and i love a challenge. I like to do party and occasion hair. I also love to do children's hair.


Hi, my name is Laura. 

I am qualified in NVQ level 2 & 3 hairdressing and also NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

I enjoy all aspects of hair and beauty. I especially love putting my artistic and creative skills into occasion/bridal hair and make up.


My Name is Lisa

I am one of the Directors of blu Salons and spend most of my time between our West Bridgford Salon and our Office.

When in the Salon I enjoy using my Beauty Therapy skills and making our clients beautiful, I am also fully Trained as a Teeth Whitening Technician which keeps me very busy.

Whilst in the Office I deal with all aspects of Salon business and administration from Payroll to advertising and marketing.