Nicky Oliver

Founder & Director

The Nicky Oliver brand is synonymous with high quality hairstyling and is well established nationally and internationally.

As a winner of many prestigious Hairdressing Awards, Nicky is regularly featured in the hairdressing press, women’s magazines and lifestyle publications across the globe, and appears on radio programmes and television shows throughout the UK.

Known by many as ‘Britain’s leading authority on styling for Afro/Caribbean and Asian hair’, Nicky regularly lectures and trains in the UK and abroad, attracting audiences of up to 4,000 people.


Sylvia Oliver

Director & Make-Up Artist

Director of Nicky Oliver Hairdressing, Sylvia Oliver has worked alongside Nicky to establish the salon’s reputation for excellence.

Her creative flare as a make-up artist has led to work in publications, TV and contributed towards winning national awards.  Sylvia regularly works with Nicky creating beautiful and innovative make-overs for international shows and educational seminars.

Sylvia is the leading contact regarding all enquiries for any special events involving Nicky Oliver Hairdressing.



Named Stylist & Teacher

Alison is the longest serving member of the team having being at the salon for more than 17 years. She is a named Stylist in the Salon and a Teacher in the Academy.

She loves hairdressing as she is very creative and enjoys working with people. She specialises in all aspects of cutting and colouring male and female hair. Her favourite styles are Choppy Bobs and Gents Fade.

Alison loves the finer things in life; a glass of Prosecco, eating in nice restaurants and travelling abroad on holiday. Palma is one of her favourite locations.



Named Stylist & Teacher

Laurel has worked in the Salon for fifteen years as well as teaching in the Academy. She has been nominated for Northern Stylist of the Year and specialises in Afro, European and Asian Hair. Laurel also specialises in all colouring techniques, Brazilian blow dry and cold fusion hair extensions.

Laurel enjoys dining out and loves travelling, especially New York.