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Our Team

Fun, passion and honesty.

Director Stylist/Owner

Ash is the one and only, owner and creator of Ash Hair. Starting her mission in 2015 to build a creative space using upcycled aesthetics and only using the best products in the business. Ash is hugely driven and passionate which gave her the tools to create this innovative salon. Just after starting her hairdressing journey she was selected for the Schwarzkopf young artistic team, which only 10 people in the UK are chosen for. This involved working on photoshoots, stage work and styling hair for magazines. Within her two decades of working in the industry Ash has worked in west Didsbury as well as teaching at Tameside college and a member of the Kevin Murphy fashion team for Prague fashion week. You are unlikely to meet Ash without her lovable pug, Diablo, her partner in crime. If only Dabs was able to join her on her favourite holiday destination to Ibiza.

Director Stylist

Kirsty is our salon manager with two decades of experience in the industry. Starting her career in the south west of England she then embarked on a journey of travelling the world before moving to Australia where she worked as a senior stylist in Melbourne. Eventually settling here in Manchester and joining the team at Ash Hair. Kirsty’s passion for hairdressing lies in creative cutting, especially extreme short styles. As the salon manager, she looks after every aspect of the salon from the staff to the client care and everything in between. Celebrating the fantastic news of recently becoming a Mum to little Elijah, Kirsty loves nothing more than spending time with her dog Floyd and her family. Always making the time to still travel and visit new destinations every year.

Senior Stylist

Rach has been part of the team since the day the doors opened and from her first day she has always strived for nothing short of excellent. Highly educated with a huge number of courses completed over the years, with all this knowledge she found her true passion in colouring. Rach is our creative colour expert in all aspects of hair colouring, from natural balayages to bold vivid colours, there isn't anything she doesn't know. Outside of work Rach has an undeniable love for everything disney, having been over to Florida many times to visit disney land itself. Her family means everything to her, she's a beautiful, loyal and honest soul. Full of energy Rach is a true asset to the team, having a deep understanding of hair and customer care we couldn't be without our original team member.

Senior Stylist

With over 15 years of experience and completed numerous training courses with Saks, L’oreal and Great Lengths to name a few, Matty has an undeniable knowledge in everything hairdressing. Starting his career in Manchester then a few years later moved to the North East, he learnt all about the art of hair extensions. Although being the family man he is, he couldn't stay away for too long and so decided to come back to his home town of Manchester with his 3 dogs. Since starting at Ash Hair he has been a true asset, becoming our hair extension expert and bringing his bubbly, funny and lovable personality into our salon walls. As well as a master of styling hair, he is a self confessed perfectionist. Matty is a proper animal lover and loves taking his doggies out to explore new places, a fan of musical theatre and the Kardshians.