Meet The Team – Andrew Bayliss

Andrew grew up in the industry with his mother, successfully owning 3 hair and beauty salons in the Midlands where Andrew first started his training and career at a very early age of fourteen. Developing his skill and gaining his qualifications he then went on to open his first salon at just 18 in Raglan. Eighteen years on, Andrew still enjoys great success with both his Raglan and Monmouth salons. Andrew prides himself on his Standard of work in all aspects of hairdressing and a 5 star Salon Customer service. Andrew ensures his team are equally as passionate and to the standard required.

Andrew is also a Senior Member of the Paul Mitchell Education Team which give him the opportunity to travel all over the UK and Europe as a platform artist to educate other salons and hairdressers on latest techniques and trends. “Education is my passion, I believe the key to success is consistent education”. As a part of the Paul Mitchell education team, Andrew has the opportunity to learn and grow as a hairdresser and then bring his skills back to the salon to share with the rest of his talented team. This, in turn, helps them give our clients the best possible experience.

How long have you been hairdressing?

22 years.

Which celebrity would you (A) Snog (B) Marry and (C) Avoid?

(A) Idris Elba

(B) Idris Elba

(C) Jess ‘strangled cat’ Glynn

What’s your favourite product on the retail shelf?

Aveda shampure

If the world was ending tomorrow what three things would you save and why?

1. My dog Rufus .. obvs!

2. My partner Stuart … because he’s sat next to while I’m answering these questions!

3. A packet of Tescos cheesy balls .. coz I love them and I will be hungry!

Who inspires you most in the hairdressing industry and why?

Obviously… Vidal Sassoon … he is “The hair legend”!

He changed and influenced the industry to be what it is today!

He was the pioneer and the first to work with dimension and shape within a haircut!

If you had to have one last meal what would it be?

Smoked salmon starter
Roast beef dinner and Yorkshire Pud
Cheesy balls!

If you could wipe one thing out of the world what would it be and why?

Rudeness, violence and prejudice …. and Jess (strangled cat) Glynn!

(I am not quite sure that Andrew understood the whole ‘one thing’ question but he is the Boss and who is going to argue?)

Where is the best place you have visited in the world and why?

Venice – It’s like nowhere else on earth!

How would your best friend describe you?

Loving, emotional, honest and the biggest drama queen that ever walked the planet!

If you could swap bodies with one member of the team for a day, who would it be and why?

Our gorgeous little assistant Eve, so I could once again experience the excitement and buzz of starting out on such an amazing future career!