Richard Mel Richards

Meet Richard…

Salon Director Richard drives forward our salon vision, having successfully managed and grown salons for an International group in the past. He has worked on various fashion shoots both locally and in London, and has trained in precision cutting at Vidal Sassoon.

Richard has recently started a year long course of mentoring with London’s Sanrizz in advanced cutting & colouring. This involves training every two months at the Sanrizz Academy in London with the Sanrizz Artistic Team. Some of Richard’s other industry recognised qualifications and achievements include;

– Sebastian Cutting Techniques Training

– Hair Colour Training with industry giants Wella, Scwharzkopf, Goldwell, L’Oreal & Paul Mitchell

– Member of National Hairdressers Federation

– Chosen to be on montage by Sir Peter Blake for American Express Small Business Saturday

What’s your favourite Melanie Richard’s Hair Boutique product?

Sebastian Stylebrid 9, because it has 9 different effects on your hair including volume, hold, texture, shine heat protection, its 9 products in one can.

Name a Celebrity that inspires you?

I love Rihanna’s style. It’s ever changing!

Who or what inspires your sense of style?

Music and magazines.

What three words best describe you?

Perfectionist, visionary, unstoppable!

What are your favourite aspects of hairdressing?

I love cutting! I also really enjoy transforming clients hair with the incredible Kerastraight smoothing service that we offer.