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OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Owner and Creative director at Pure, Charmaine is regarded as one of the world’s leading colourists with over 25 years’ experience. Colour technician with Vidal Sassoon where Charmaine trained, worked and taught, she travelled across continents using her extensive knowledge. Charmaine teamed up with Jazz Fosker (leading stylist) and continued her travel around the world teaching precision haircutting and bespoke colouring while sharing their expertise and skills as leaders in their field.

With endless amounts of experience Charmaine’s vision is to bring her love and passion with hair teamed with image consultancy and holistic beauty in one space

Charmaine would like to welcome you to Pure Salon in Colchester.

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Charmaine Piche-baker

Owner/ Creative Director

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Your team

Jazz Fosker

International Independent educator and Lead stylist, Jazz Fosker brings us over two decades of vast experience within the industry. Working alongside Charmaine, (leading colourist and salon owner) for many years they are bringing their dynamic duo to Pure.

Formally an instructor at Vidal Sassoon and leader at Mahogany Academy, lead Jazz to travelling extensively across the globe to Russia, America and Europe.

Jazz brings to us her wide range of knowledge and precision cutting skills, along with her unique consultation, advice and engaging style enabling her to connect with all her different clients.

For appointments book well in advance to save disappointment.

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Joanne Marshall

Cutting /Colour Senior Stylist

Joanne has had a prestigious career, with over 25 years of experience in the industry Joanne is a real credit to Pure.

She has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in those years, working  in trendy Islington London, training with L’Oréal and Joshua Galvin. 

After 4 years Jo moved to New Zealand working  closely with Auckland fashion week and progressing to own her own successful salon. 

She has amazing passion for the industry and is  highly skilled in cutting, colouring and dressing any hair length.

She loves the boutique , friendly relaxed but professional atmosphere at  Pure, which she believes gives the salon such a fantastic vibe – both for the team and the clients.

Joanne says, “What I love most about the hairdressing industry is being able to meet and chat with so many people from all walks of life. There’s nothing better than making people feel good and putting a smile on their face.”

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Joanne Marshall

Senior Stylist

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Romi Olley

Trained at the London Institute of Beauty Culture Romi has been in the industry performing beauty treatments for over thirty years’. She is highly experienced in all aspects of Beauty Therapy to which lead her to become a trainer in her field. She has worked in several high end salons’, west end department stores, as well as owning her own salon in the past. Working with numerous prestigious and sought after beauty brands including Sisley and La Prairie, Romi has drew upon her vast experience and become specialised in Facials allowing her to transform clients skin and general well-being.

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Romi

Facialist & Beauty Therapist

Sian Elan

Our amazing Makeup artist & clothes stylist.

Sian has been a Makeup artist for over 10 years, as a former model she now works on the other side of the camera (SianElanStudios)

We are proud to have her services at Pure, Sian has worked with many high end beauty and fashion brands including Laura Mercier and Topshop/Topman, but does not believe in the hard sell, Sian can help you look and feel fabulous, without spending a fortune.

If you have a special occasion, wedding, birthday or just want a lesson, come and meet Sian, she can make you look even more beautiful.

Sian also runs accredited make up courses.

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Sian

Beauty, Styling and Photography

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Kerry Storra

.Cutting /Colour  Stylist/ Beauty Therapist

Our multi skilled, cool as a cucumber perfectionist. You can see this in the way she works… She takes her time, she is precise, nothing is overlooked. You can also see how passionate she is in all her skills.. Kerry not only is an amazing hairdresser but also is an exceptional beauty therapist. She has built up the beauty department at Pure and is an expert in her field. Kerry has amazing massage techniques which can be as strong or as subtle as you like.Another string to Kerry’s bow is she is a fully trained barber, specialising in all men’s grooming, wet shaves etc.

“I love to work with both hair and beauty; it’s about building relationships and trust with clients that lead into very personal friendships”

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Kerry Storrar

Stylist/Barber/Beauty Therapist

Maisie

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Jenna Douglas

Jenna Douglas

Apprentice 

Jenna is our shining star!  She is in her second year of her apprenticeship. She came to Pure straight from school and single handedly looks after the team and all the clients.  Jenna has the driest, funniest sense of humour and keeps us on our toes. She reminds us of Saffy (Absolutely Fabulous ).

Jenna has 5 mothers at work to look after her and guide her through her training and we all think the absolute world of her. However don’t let that fool you that she isn’t experienced! She’s excelled so much in her training that she is busy doing our discounted student haircuts & colours.

Jo Hobbs

Jo Hobbs

Senior Stylist

We are so lucky at Pure to have Jo as part of our team every Friday. Jo is an Assessor for the apprenticeship programme at Colchester institute. Jo’s qualifications are never ending! She absolutely loves passing her knowledge on to others. Her quirky personality and passion not just for her teaching, but for the success of her students is testament to her.

Jo has a huge client base and works on her day off at Pure but that one day of her quirkiness and warm personality has such a positive effect on the team, clients and salon atmosphere.