Leah Miles

How long have you been in hairdressing?

16 years

 Why did you choose to be a hairdresser?

I didn’t choose to be a hairdresser, after leaving Art collage I found myself working on Reception in a salon within a year I was running a full column, I found hairdressing very easy it seemed to come naturally.

 What do you like most about being a hairdresser?

What I like most about being a hairdresser is meeting different people from all walks of life being able to explore my creativity on a daily basis and making people feel fantastic, there’s nothing more rewarding.

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

I specialize in cutting & styling, creative colour, long hair dressing i.e.; Bridal and prom hair

 What do you like about working for Zappas?

What I like most about working for Zappas is the comfortable high fashion contemporary salon environment, my team members The on going training opportunity.

 What/who motivates you?

What and who motivates me is constant change in fashion trends, the team around me, my friends & family

 What/who influences you?

What/who influences me are other hairdressers i.e.; Vidal Sassoon, Eygene soloman, Trevor Sorbie. Past Trends from 18th century to 60′s – mods and rockers and anything in between, Art, theatre and music. Fashion Icons; Madonna & Kate moss etc.

 What courses and qualifications in hairdressing have you achieved?

L’Oréal Colour Degree, Hairdressing level 1, 2, & 3, Public health and Hygiene , L’Oréal inspiration diploma, Toni and guy advanced cutting and technical course, L’Oréal colour keys , Sebastian advanced cutting technique, Tigi cutting courses