MEET THE TEAM
"As a qualified teaching assessor Esti is renowned for her training and ability to share her ideas, techniques and concepts. Her accolades also include winning the L'Oreal Colour Trophy as well as working worldwide on shows in the UK, Paris, Delhi, Bangkok, Cape Town, Athens, Warsaw, and Budapest to name but a few".
ESTI : GUEST ARTIST
Currently based in Central London Covent Garden, Esti joins us at Trinder Hair Studios two days a week.
Previously International Art Director for a well know West End salon group, Esti has lead seminars all over the world. Her experiences include styling hair for Fashion Week shows, creating hair collections for photoshoots as well as being nominated three times LONDON Hairdresser of the Year for the prestigious British Hairdressing Awards.
KRISTINA : PRINCIPAL STYLIST
Kristina Buivydaite, originally from Lithuania, moved to London 18 years ago, where a passion for hairdressing was discovered.
After completing a Toni&Guy Beginners course, which she passed with distinction, then working within the media world of London’s Soho, she joined the world-famous Trevor Sorbie salon in Covent Garden, where she built an exclusive clientele over the last 10 years.
Kristina feels privileged to have worked alongside some of the country’s top hairdressers including Angelo Seminara and M.B.E Trevor Sorbie. It was here that Kristina’s passion turned into an exceptional talent, specializing now in techniques of hair cutting, looking at each client as an individual, then creating amazing hair, unique to hair type and most importantly their personality, giving confidence to everyone that leaves the salon.
Now St Albans can access this amazing approach to hair, recently Kristina moved her young family to Sandridge, and decided to start a new chapter in her life, where she has joined Marc and Sophie at "Trinder Hair Studios ".
"I'm so excited to have met Marc and Sophie, who share the same high standards, quality and passion for hair as I do. I am looking forward to working with them, growing the Trinder Hair studios name within the industry and most importantly build a clientele that will enjoy the exceptional service we provide."
"Having worked with Marc and Sophie over the last 15 years I am more than delighted to be joining the successful Trinder team.
I am excited to bring the knowledge and experience I have gained whilst working in London to St Albans.
This is the most perfect time to introduce myself to the Trinder team with the excitement of the new George Street salon opening."
COLETTE : MASTER STYLIST & COLOUR SPECIALIST
Having spent 15 years working for a 5 star central London salon group, Colette has decided to join the Trinder team working closer to her home town. Not only is Colette an exceptional colourist and stylist, she has a wealth of experience from managing the central London salons.
Colette has undertaken an array of extensive training throughout her career. Covering not only a large portfolio of cutting, colouring and consultation techniques, her friendly professionalism makes Colette extremely popular with her long standing clientele.
CLAIRE : SENIOR STYLIST & COLOUR SPECIALIST
Having worked within St Albans for over 6 years, we are thrilled to welcome Claire to our team. Claire brings a wealth of experience in both colouring and cutting, along with a fresh insight into the technical world of colour having recently qualifying as a L’ORÉAL colour specialist with this degree.
“As someone who has lived in St. Albans for a number of years, I’ve followed the progression of Trinder Hair Studios from the beginning. I’m very proud and incredibly excited to be joining the Trinder team.
As a stylist, I have a huge passion for colour and love that the industry is constantly evolving, giving stylists the freedom and flexibility to deliver a near endless number of looks.
I can’t wait to build on everything I have learnt throughout the L’ORÉAL Colour Specialist programme and to be doing so alongside such a talented and passionate team!”
Her colour images, makeovers and quotes have featured in the press, including VOGUE, MARIE CLAIRE, TATLER, HELLO, COSMOPOLITAN, GLAMOUR, TIME OUT and THE EVENING STANDARD.
Carolyn has appeared on ITV's THIS MORNING, WORKING LUNCH, BBC THE CLUB, GRANADA BREEZE and 10 YEARS YOUNGER.
Celebrity clients include, PALOMA PICASSO, JENNIFER LOVE- HEWITT, MELISSA GATES, KATHERINE JENKINS, MISCHA BARTON and JODIE WHITTAKER
CAROLYN NEWMAN : GUEST ARTIST
Carolyn is a freelance colourist and educator and is renowned for her teaching skills, advanced colour knowledge and creative techniques to the worldwide hairdressing industry. Carolyn is known for her contemporary colour work and enthusiastic presentations. She has developed and taught her own colour courses, educational seminars and hair shows all over the world.
We are very honoured to have Carolyn working with us in St Albans for two days a week in between her very demanding schedule.
SENIOR STYLIST: ANDREW
With over 15 years experience, Andrew has amassed a loyal following in Bristol, and is moving to St. Albans for a new challenge. Andrew has a wealth of knowledge and experience in both cutting and colouring, along with buckets of enthusiasm and personality.
“I love getting to know people and finding the right shape and colour to fit their personality and life. The transformative aspect of my job is part of what has always fuelled my passion for what we do. I'm so proud and excited to be working with Trinder Hair Studios, and to build a new chapter of my life here among such talented people.”
DIRECTORS: MARC & SOPHIE
Marc & Sophie have extensive experience of superior cutting techniques, having worked as part of the Artistic team at Charles Worthington salons leading the creative direction of the salons cutting services.
During their impressive careers both Marc and Sophie have worked on the most prestigious events, including: the official stylists at the BAFTA’s , creating looks for Designers at London Fashion Week, they have travelled worldwide as ambassadors and educators for L’Oreal Professionnel and have a portfolio full of impressive editorial work for the UKs leading magazines. Having created their own cutting and colouring techniques, the couple are dedicated to bringing their knowledge and expertise in hair and colour to you.