Our team of passionate experienced hair stylists pride themselves on their creativity, professionalism and in making each and every client feel utterly amazing. As a team we continually strive to push creative boundaries with our energy and technical prowess to make sure that we exceed expectations. Discover more about each of our talented hair stylists below…
David & David Hair Stylists
Jonathan Fulton | Creative Director
Having worked his way up the ranks from Saturday boy to salon owner of David & David, Jonathan has been hairdressing in Plymouth for over twenty years. He has owned Plymouth’s favourite hair salon for fifteen years, and many of Jonathan’s loyal clients have followed him throughout his career from one Plymouth hair salon to the next.
Throughout his full and varied career, Jonathan has worked alongside some of the world’s best stylists in an award-winning salon in Sydney, Australia, and undertaken multiple expert cutting and advanced hairdressing courses in Holland and London. He is also highly-skilled in hair colouring and regularly attends advanced colouring and cutting courses to keep at the cutting edge (pun intended!) of his beloved craft. Jon’s clients love his personable nature and the way his passion for top-quality hair styling translates into incredibly beautiful yet manageable hair styles, embodying the salon’s “catwalk to curb” philosophy. Jonathan is an advocate for simplicity, style and fashion in hair – he loves working with all types of hair, but his speciality is for short women’s hair and gent’s hair, as well as being a highly-skilled hair dresser for those fortunate individuals with curly hair in Plymouth. He is one of the very few people in the UK to have been personally trained by the curly queen herself (Lorraine Massey) and is incredibly passionate about curly cutting and caring for curly hair.
Maxine Baker | Senior Stylist
Salon manager Max has been in the industry for over 30 years and is renowned for her technical cutting skills and prowess with both women’s and gents’ styling. Max is vastly knowledgeable with colour and skilled in transforming hair of all types to make her clients feel fabulous.
Perfectionist Max takes time to listen to the wishes of each client and for this reason has a very full and loyal client base.
Max is highly qualified and a real team player, always going that extra mile to excel.
Becky Gough | Senior Stylist
Becky has been in the hairdressing industry for 25 years and a stylist at David & David Hair Salon for 11. She is a creative stylist who has a passion for experimental high-fashion styles.
Becky’s long successful hairdressing career has seen her undertake advanced courses in London and Holland to accelerate her hairdressing abilities to the next level. Becky has a passion for making her clients feel a million dollars and loves to give them a complete restyle and colour change to see that smile as they walk out the door.
Becky is one of our longest-serving hair stylists and believes that the best way to get the right haircut, is to start with the right conversation.
Jaimie Sullivan | Senior Stylist
Jaimie started out as a Saturday girl in another Plymouth salon where she completed her training before moving on to David & David where she has now been a full-time stylist for five years. Undertaking numerous European hair cutting and colouring courses, Jaimie has now been a talented and creative hair stylist for twenty years.
Jaimie’s passion is for occasion hair’ – she takes pride in creating beautiful hair styles for brides, prom attendees and anyone who is looking for a specialist hair style for that glitzy event. Whether you’re looking for wedding hair, a special do for your prom or just a naturally elegant style for a special occasion, Jaimie will make you feel and look fabulous.
Sue Bray | Senior Stylist
Sue is one of our senior hair stylists and has been a valued member of the team for twelve years. She has been hairdressing for over 30 years and oversees the education of our apprenticeship scheme. She is a trained assessor and enjoys teaching and inspiring our new generation of budding stylists. Sue has undertaken many cutting and colouring courses over the years and loves the variety hairdressing brings her. She enjoys working with varied hair textures and bringing out the best in natural movement. Sue says “I’m so lucky to have found my passion, I love what I do and it shows in my work. I love all aspects of hairdressing, whether its colour, cut or glamorous blow dries”.
Sue is also known for her curly girl methods and enjoys experimenting on her own curly hair. Sue has three dogs who are her pride and joy and her regular clients look forward to hearing about Sue’s adventures with her four-legged friends!
Gemma Watson | Senior Stylist
Gemma started her hairdressing career in 2001 and was smitten right away. She loved the buzzing atmosphere, the creativity and making people look and feel good about themselves. Hair styling is a real passion for Gemma and her creativity shines through in everything she does. Gemma has a passion for learning new things and this thirst has given her a wide range of skills including barbering, wedding hair and she is also a colouring educator. The most recent course Gemma took lead Gemma to become one of the counry’s curly hair specialists. Being at the forefront of this groundbreaking curly hair revolution has given Gemma great satisfaction and a passion for curly hair. Adept at all aspects of hairdressing, Gemma prides herself on having a keen attention to detail, as well as having excellent cutting skills. Gemma is also very talented at wedding hair and has a long list of brides she has made beautiful for their big day! Gemma has recently been personally trained by curly queen Lorraine Massey and has a great skill for cutting curly hair.
Chloe Purbrick | Senior Stylist
Chloe first found her passion for hair styling and cutting at school- she chose to go to college for an introduction to hairdressing instead of taking extra GCSEs and the passion for her craft began!
Chloe has now been with David & David for nine years and especially loves colouring hair and creating incredible hair transformations to wow her clients. She also excels at highlights and colouring.
Do you want a cut where you can just get up in the morning and leave? Don’t we all! From long hair to short, Chloe has an eye for working with natural texture.
Phoebe Richardson | Senior Stylist
Phoebe has been with David and David since she left school. Once she completed her apprenticeship and having excelled as a junior stylist for 2.5years, she quickly progressed and now impresses us all (and wows her clients) with her abilities as a senior stylist. Phoebe particularly enjoys creating imaginative up dos and specialises in curly hair.
Phoebe loves the diversity that hairdressing brings, and she especially enjoys making people feel great about themselves as she creates beautiful and contemporary styles for her clients. Phoebe says, “I love getting to know my clients…when you’re talking through possible new styles the face shape and hair type are key, but its just as important to know what type of person they are as well; the more you know the person, the more you can tailor the style for them, it’s the little details that matter”.
Daniel Craddock |Senior Stylist
Following 17 years of experience working in some of Plymouth’s most revered hair salons, Daniel returns to the best and we’re delighted to have him back at David & David. This talented and creative hair stylist has a great flair for cutting and colouring and takes pride in making his loyal clients look and feel fabulous.
Dan has a particular passion for highlighting, precision cutting and gents barbering and aims to please everyone he meets – his enthusiasm is contagious. Dan takes the time to nurture his clients and that is why his diary fills up so fast!
Katie Beggs | Stylist
Hardworking Katie always goes beyond expectation to keep clients happy and everyone who comes in the salon says they love her cheery personality and professionalism.
We can’t wait to see how Katie’s fledgling career flourishes and are proud that we’ve had such a role to play in training and guiding another promising student into the accomplished stylist Katie is today.
Chloe Bray | Junior Stylist
Chloe is one of our talented young stylists and has a passion for creating perfect blonds, blended balayage and all aspects of creating incredible colour solutions for clients who know what they want. Chloe loves making her clients feel special and loves creating ‘glam’ styles.
With her creative braiding techniques and skillful blow dries, she has a real talent for creating hair ups for all occasions. She has an appetite for learning and is currently undertaking the advanced hairdressing and advanced colouring qualifications.
Chloe assists with our education team and enjoys passing on her skills to our younger team members. Chloe is bubbly and kind , always chatting and a vital member of our team.
EMILY NEWETT | APPRENTICE
Emily is one of the most hard-working and conscientious apprentices we have had here at David & David. She is a true professional and nothing is ever too much effort for this superstar trainee. We look forward to Emily completing her training at the end of the year and to seeing where her blossoming career will take her. This ever-cheerful, ever-helpful, fast-learning apprentice will go far we just know it!
Tayler Lapthorn |Front-of-House
Always smiling, our lovely receptionist Tayler has a gorgeous sunny personality (and a penchant for fluffy sliders!) and nothing is too much trouble for her.
She’ll be the first to welcome you as you come into the salon, ensuring that you are comfortable, and to arrange your favourite drink and slice of cake.
Tayler epitomises the salon motto of being friendly, professional and welcoming so that our clients feel part of the David & David family.
We are looking forward to welcoming you – give Tayler a call on 01752 669641 to book your next appointment.
Digby | Pooch About Town
Loveable cockapoo Digby joined the salon family in 2017 when he was a doe-eyed puppy of just 10 weeks old, and has made himself a comfortable fixture of the salon ever since!
Clients love going down to the office to give him a stroke when they come in for their hair appointments, and he loves nothing more than getting some love (and sometimes naughty treats) from all the lovely clients who pay him a visit. Digby loves (chewing) shoes, running on the beach, sleeping and snuggling up with his human dad Jon.
Digby you are pawesome!
Big thanks to Younger Photography for the awesome imagery!