Meet the Team- Dartford

Learn more about the team at RAW Hair Salons Dartford

Kim – Salon Owner

I’m Kim and I have the awesome job of being the salon owner. I opened Raw in 2009 and couldn’t be prouder of where is it today and what it stands for. I’m very much behind the chair and am still bursting with passion for the industry 18 years later.

I LOVE colour and texture and am always hungry to learn and grow. My team are who inspire me and drive me to do better.

My proudest moments have been finalising for @hairdressersjournal BHBA’s, @creativeheadmag Most Wanted, @salon_business awards and regionals @lorealpro colour trophy awards for the past 12 years.

Fun Fact

I was born to deaf parents so fluent in British sign language.

Lil – Salon Manager & Director

I’m Lily and I’m the salon manager and have been for almost 4 years.

I’ve been a hairstylist for 11 years and started my journey with Raw when it first opened in 2009.

My passion is colour however I specialise in creating blondes and bleaching techniques.

I love animals and believe in all things cruelty free and environmentally friendly so I’m super happy we have teamed up with @kevinmurphyuk as they represent all of my beliefs.

Jess – Assistant manager & Master designer

Hi I’m Jess.  I’ve worked for raw for nearly 10 years starting as an apprentice all those years ago ….

I enjoy doing balayages, freehand colour and short hair cuts both men and women.

Fun fact : I’ve competed in Loreal Colour Star twice and both time got through to the semi finals!  So colour is my skill set for sure!

Louise – Style Director

Hi I’m Louise, After 24years in the hairdressing industry, I still love what I do and am always up for a challenge. I’ve been with Raw since it opened in 2009 and feel very much part of a family with the team and my clients.

My speciality service is perming and yes it’s still around! I love to put a modern twist on an old classic.

In my spare time I love to cook and spend time with my family.

Emily – Director

I’m Emily, I’ve been in the hairdressing industry for 10 years and have been with Raw for 5 of those joining in 2015. I trained within a large well known national franchise but wanted a more personal bespoke salon to continue my career.

I’m behind the chair full time where you’ll find me packing in the foils as foiling techniques are my specialist service. I just love the precision and symmetry.

Fun fact

I’m a Leo and am fascinated by the star signs and astrology.

Carle – Designer

I’m Carle and I’ve been hairdressing for 9 years. I started my journey at Vidal Sassoon, joined Raw in 2014 where I completed my level 4 advanced qualification.

I’m passionate about colour and love to experiment and be creative.

I’m always on the look out for the latest trends and have a great interest in fashion. If shopping was a sport I’d be a gold medalist.

I take care of the salons social media so give us a follow!

Lucie – Creative Designer

Good day! I’m Lucie a native Australian. I walked into Raw on opening week in 2009. I retrained in salon and have worked my way up the ranks.

I absolutely love creating beautiful colours on my clients and I’m always educating myself on the latest techniques to stay fresh and up to date.

I combine skills that Ive learnt in Australia and the UK to give my clients an eclectic experience.

Kate – Director

I’m Kate, I’ve been a hairstylist for 19years and joined Raw when it first opened in 2009.

I have a teaching qualification which allows me help the future professionals obtain there NVQ qualification within the salon.

Being a stylist that’s been in the business as long as I have, I am very much a perm specialist and love to create beautiful curls and volume complimented by fashion led colour.

My family and I own horses so in our spare time you can find us at the stables or out riding.

Vicky – Style Director

I’m Vicki, I began my hairdressing career with Toni&Guy where I qualified in 2001/02, I then joined Raw in 2013 and haven’t looked back.

I love being part of a hairdressing family and have made some great friends.

I love cutting all kinds of styles and am a hair up/occasion hair specialist. I’ve lost count of how many brides I’ve had the privilege of doing hair for on their special day.

I work hard so I can enjoy holidays with my family and friends. I love fashion and have an unhealthy shoe obsession 🙂

Megan – Designer

I’m Megan. I’ve been hairdressing for 6 years and joined Raw in 2016 where I went in to obtain my NVQ level 3.

I love the buzz and atmosphere of the salon and have made some life long friends.

My specialist service would have to be blow drying. I enjoy transforming my clients hair and creating a beautiful finish whether it be straight or wavy.

I work hard so I can treat myself to the latest clothes and shoes as I have a passion for fashion!

Mel – Creative Director

Hi I’m Mel, I’ve been in the hairdressing industry for 13years and have been at Raw for almost 7years.

I love to transform my clients and thrive with any challenge whether it be a cut and/or colour to give them the wow factor. It makes me so happy to see their reaction at the finished result.

I have 2 children so my days off are spent with them with a little exercise thrown in.

Kelsey – Senior Designer

Hey I’m Kelsey.  I’ve been hairdressing 8 years now and with Raw 6 1/2yrs being at Raw Swanley before moving to the Dartford branch.

I really enjoy creating soft, subtle balayages, bouncy blowdries and I’ve had the privilege of doing so many hair-ups for proms and brides.

Fun Fact : I’m a twin!  So who will be cutting your hair ….?!

Maddie – Stylist

Hiya, I’m Maddie.

I’m fairly new at raw and have been apart of the salon family for a year and a half now! I’m currently learning new skills every day with colouring and cutting and now I’m newly training in perms, men cuts and extensions!! What a bonus!!

I love being able to design the clients visions with new modern hair styles and colours and being that stylist who makes them feel like a million dollars.

Fun fact… I’m an ex stage performer and have a secret talent! What do you think it could be ….?!

Nicola – Stylist

Hi, I’m Nicola.

I’ve been hairdressing for the last 15 years, qualified & worked at a salon in central London before I stumbled across Raw & I have never been happier!
My “thing” is cutting – all lengths, shapes & sizes but I am absolutely LOVING extensions right now & my colour skills & knowledge is expanding by the day!
If you’re an animal person please come & sit in my chair so we can talk all things hair, dogs & the possibilities are endless!

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phone 01322 285757

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