AN AWARD-WINNING hair salon in Winchester is celebrating a successful first half by sponsoring a good cause.
Guy Kremer Winchester, in Parchment Street, is run by the internationally renowned and multi-award winning Guy Kremer.
Popular businessman Guy has run a salon in the city for over 45 years.
He said he was delighted to support Hares of Hampshire, a spectacular public art trail coming to the town next month, raising money for the Murray Parish Trust.
The trust was founded in 2014 by actors Sarah Parish and Jim Murray and works to improve medical care for children in the south.
Guy has agreed to donate £1 from every customer who visits the salon for the entire 10 week period that Hares of Hampshire is running.
Guy said: “We have always supported local charities, but when I met Sarah Parish and she told me about her initiative, I knew we had to get involved. Myself and everyone salon are delighted to support this wonderful cause.”
As well as the philanthropy, Guy said he was delighted to see business flourishing, as the show celebrates the progression of staff.
Thomas Marrington, who trained at the salon as an apprentice, joined Guy Kremer Winchester’s roster of talented stylists after completing his Level 2 at Fareham College.
Thomas said: “Training with Guy Kremer was a life-changing experience and I look forward to a long career here.”
The salon has also added another color specialist L’Oréal to its team.
Emily Huggett, who has worked at the Winchester salon for more than six years, graduated from the prestigious course in April with an incredible 98% distinction.
She said: “I was thrilled to graduate as a color specialist. The course was time-consuming and hard-working, but the knowledge I gained is second to none.”
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Emily joins fellow stylist Guy Kremer Mathieu Krug, who graduated from the same course four years ago with an equally stellar passing grade.
The L’Oréal Color Specialist Diploma, regarded in the industry as the highest level of training for colorists, is an intensive, multi-week course that sees budding colorists
learn the scientific intricacies of hair color. This is then applied practically to real customers before being scored by L’Oréal assessors.
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Successful students enjoy a lavish graduation ceremony to celebrate their hard work and dedication before taking their new skills back to their living rooms.
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