HBA Hair Design

  • Annie Ellis

    Salon Owner

    Annie maintains her passion for hair & continues to develop her skills and leads the way with her creativity. Her skill and approachable personality makes her a popular choice with clients. Annie has a wealth of achievements, including getting to the regional finals of The L’Oreal Colour Trophy.

    “I’m in my element creating modern, fashion forward looks as I love a challenge.

    I’ve gained extensive training by attending top UK Academies and seminars with L’Oreal and TiGi. I was lucky enough to be invited to meet Anthony Moscolo and his artistic team.

    My spare time is spent juggling a busy family life; enjoying fun days with my husband, two gorgeous boys & two adorable dogs. I’m a fashion fanatic and I’m a big fan of shopping, dining out, concerts & festivals. I love nothing more than making people happy through my work.”

    Annie is excited and looking forward to completing her Colour Specialist qualification this year.

  • Debbie Jones

    Senior Stylist 

    Debbie is a highly skilled Style Consultant and likes creating styles on long hair, whether it be big wavy blow/drys or free hand colouring techniques (Balayage). Accepting any challenge that comes her way whether it be a funky short crop, gents styling to any kind of up do, Debbie is an all round talented Stylist.

    Over years in the hairdressing industry, Debbie has attended many L’oreal and in salon Tigi courses, and also visited the Wella Academy, completing the colour contouring techniques which allows her to offer bespoke service to the clientele. She is also our hair extension technician who has attended a Racoon extension course.

    In her spare time Debbie enjoys days out with her fiance and 4 children, and is known to be a karaoke queen!! Winning competitions locally with her amazing voice.

  • Nia Bird

    Senior Stylist 

    Nia is our Senior Stylist with a wealth amount of experience and knowledge within the hairdressing industry. Nia started at HBA in September 2016.

    A dedicated and passionate Hairstylist who has attended many courses in Advanced Cutting and Colouring with L’oreal. Achieving a higher qualification D32 and D33 which allows her to be able to assist and train Junior Stylists within the Salon. Nia’s latest course she attended was a L’oreal Balayage course using variations of blonding techniques, she also loves creating short and bobbed hairstyles.

    Married and being a mother to her two beautiful daughters, Nia loves holidays abroad with her family, going to the gym and having a good workout, running, eating out with friends and enjoying a glass or two of bubbly!!

  • Ava Smyth

    Senior Stylist

    Ava is our senior stylist coming all the way from Dublin. An experienced and highly skilled stylist already Ava attended two courses recently with HBA at TIGI and Peaches & Cream and has excelled in training through advanced colour and cutting course at a Redken Academy in Dublin.

    A challenge for Ava is highlighting and blending techniques. She also loves using her knowledge by producing “fresh, new current looks” to the salon.

    Being an established Irish dancer Ava has had the opportunity to travel and perform worldwide, meeting and working amongst professionals in the industry, and then travelled to Australia for a year before coming to Wales to make a new life with her boyfriend Chris.

  • Carolyn Bulkeley

    Graduate Stylist 

    Our Level 2 Qualified Carolyn started as a junior hairstylist and has recently finished her qualification. Now looking to building a regular clientele and progressing to become an established stylist by moving forward within her career and to complete her Level 3 in NVQ.  

    Carolyn’s speciality are creating all lines of blow-drying from short-long to beautiful bouncy curls and enjoys making people feel glamorous and achieving their desired look. 

    A passion for coats and jackets means Carolyn has quite a collection in her wardrobe, she also enjoys her nights out clubbing with her friends and indulging in takeaways at the weekend!!

  • Chloe Eames

    Junior Stylist

    Chloe is our newest team member at HBA and has already made an impression amongst the clientele with her magic touch when it comes to giving clients the ultimate pamper with a unique hair and scalp massage. 

    Looking forward to progressing to NVQ  Level 2 and learning new techniques is a priority for Chloe. She enjoys a variety of braiding, plaits and up do’s, and looks forward to start cutting and colouring. Chloe is a talented young lady with a bright future ahead of her. 

    Make up and contouring brushes are Chloe’s passion besides hairdressing, also learning and watching new hair and make up tutorials online to achieve the latest fashion trends.

    A home girl at heart, enjoying the simple things in life like spending time with her family and socializing with her friends.