TWO Awards for Knutsford salon

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We. Love. This. Super-DUPER proud of Paula and Izzy right here in our Knutsford salon as we won TWO big Saks Awards in the round of accolades for 2021!


Our salon owner Paula gained Special Recognition as Pandemic Hero. Cast your mind back. That first lockdown when we all went home bewildered, and worried. When staying home and staying safe was the mantra? Paula literally couldn’t sit still at that time given in her previous life she’d been an NHS health worker. So back to  Countess of Chester Hospital and Ellesmere Port Hospitals it was to help out on the care of the elderly wards, six days a week. Read all about it – amazing work Paula!


Paula says: “Given the restrictions, we had a virtual ceremony again this year. And when they announced my name it was a complete shock, I went all emotional which is completely out of character for me! I helped the NHS because I could, and they needed all the help available. I was very proud to do my bit. And then to win a Special Recognition Award from Saks for doing something totally unrelated to salon-life has made my year. I love Saks – thank you for making me feel special!”

Ok, tears in our eyes at this point!


And our apprentice Izzy also bagged the prestigious Shining Star Award… proving she’s one to watch in the world of Saks hair!

Izzy started just after the first lockdown and previously she was a professional dancer but wanted something different and chose a career in the creative world of hair.


Ultimate hair icon? Diana Ross. From perfectly style bouffants, to asymmetrical bobs in her early career, to big afros and gorgeous curls, she’s a total icon in the world of hair.

Half an hour of me time? I love to keep fit and I still dance as a hobby at dance classes, it’s a chance for me to express myself and feel shake off any worries or stress – try it!

Night in or night out? 50/50 on this one. Sometimes I love a night in my PJs with chocolate and a good film, but I also love getting dressed up and going out and socialising. It depends on my mood.

My guilty pleasure has to be... binge-watching reality TV. I’m obsessed with The Real Housewives and could spend a day watching episodes back to back.

Hair is so important because… it’s an art. Making people feel amazing is a great thing to do. I have a real sense of creativity and to be able to create beautiful hair is something that I want to do forever.  (Glad about this Izzy!)

Izzy at Saks Knutsford winning award


If you like the look of what we do – come on in! You’ll find us at 5 Minshull Street in Knutsford. Call 01565 655 930 or book online. We look forward to welcoming you in, love Paula and the team xx


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