HOB: Cheshire’s best kept salon secret

In RETIRED POSTS by Salim Uddin



Meet the team from HOB in Hale


SHABAZ – Salon Owner
Salon owner and current TrendVision winner Shabaz opened the doors to HOB just over 18 months ago, and what a journey it’s been for Cheshire’s best-kept secret! Shabaz has worked in the industry for 15 years; working his way up to Creative Director at Vidal Sassoon, and awarded for his vision and creativity by the industry on countless occasions. He is delighted to have completed two years of service and success in Hale.

A regular at fashion week and often found taming the hair of celebrities, Shabaz and his team are forever striving to deliver the best HOB experience possible to all clients. Shabaz is having fun making the world beautiful, including regular visits from our very own Real Housewives of Cheshire.


BEN – Salon Director
Ben has 12 years’ experience within the industry; starting his career in Greater London with HOB salons and progressing throughout the salon to management level. Ben moved to Manchester six months ago with the intention of leading a team of strong hairdressers to create an experience enjoyed by all clientele… and he’s certainly succeeded!


SUZI – Colour Director
Suzie has been hairdressing for 16 years and quickly realised colour was her forte. She worked for HOB in London for nine years, heading a successful colour department, and now brings her skills and passion to Hale, where she is excited to be working with a talented team of hairdressers.


LAUREN – Style Director
hob-3Lauren has been hairdressing for eight years. She started as an apprentice for Vidal Sassoon in Manchester, specialising in cutting and styling. She has worked at London Fashion Week on many occasions, enjoys all aspects of hair cutting and styling, and has a great eye for detail. Lauren joined HOB in Hale when it opened in March 2015, and is enjoying learning, progressing and paving her future with the brand in Hale.


JULES – Senior Colour Technician
Jules has been a colour technician in the industry for 20 years. She has worked in top salons in Altrincham, and is now very happy to join the team in Hale. Jules is enjoying giving every client the HOB experience.


NIKKI – Senior Stylist
Nikki has been hairdressing for 11 years and started her career as an apprentice at Paul Michael’s in Altrincham, where she became a stylist. Specialising in cutting and bridal hair, she has an amazing eye for styling hair and is always on trend with the latest updo. She has entered industry competitions and worked on fashion catwalks and events. She is the new recruit at HOB Salons and delighted to be given the opportunity to progress further within Hale and the brand.


203 Ashley Road, Hale, Altrincham WA15 9SQ

Tel: 0161 941 4777



Get prepped for Christmas
 We have teamed up with Hob Salon Hale to offer you the chance to win a cut and colour worth £200.

So what are you waiting for?

Simply tell us who the salon owner is at Hob Hale Salon.

To enter the competition email winner@salutions.co.uk (Hob Hale Salon in the subject box) including your name, address. Or email your answer to winner@salutions.co.uk with Hob Hale Salon in the subject field. Or send your answer on a postcard to Salutions, 5 The Stables, Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre, Didsbury, M20 5PG.
Closing date: 31 October 2016.