Karen Dawson

How long have you been in hairdressing?

Over 20yrs

 Why did you choose to be a hairdresser?

I felt I was creative, enjoyed meeting people and making people feel good.

What do you like most about being a hairdresser?

As above enjoy meeting people, changing there opinions on themselves. Giving people more confidence. Enjoy my job and is fun.

What do you specialise in, i.e., colour, hair-up?

Really enjoy hair up, cutting.

What do you like about working for Zappas?

Training is amazing, good bunch of people I work with. Has a good reputation and I’m happy to be part of it.

What/who motivates you?

Mel and the Team motivate me.

What/who influences you?

Influenced by everyone, especially my colleagues and my piers.

What courses and qualifications in hairdressing have you achieved?

NVQ level 1 & 2, TIGI retail, Patrick Cameron course. L’Oreal colour expert. Intermediate.