Michelle Young


Michelle is one of the founders of DKY Hair company since it began its journey in 2010.

With over 27 years experience in the industry Michelle has achieved 2 masters colour degrees (Wella & Alfaparf Milano).

She continually educates  herself and the team in order to keep up with our ever changing industry and has worked in New York and Belfast training with some of the leaders in our profession (Toni & Guy and Bumble & Bumble to name a few).

“I’ve always believed in the importance of education and team work, you cannot have a successful salon without those 2 valuable attributes”

Laura Bradshaw


Laura is one of the directors & DKY Hair Company she has over 20 years experience in the industry and qualified with Toni & Guy whose high level of training is respected throughout-out the world.

Laura enjoys up/styling and creative cutting, she specialises in wedding hair and is a qualified extension technician (including the naked weave, Micro and Nano techniques)  She has been an ambassador for label m.

Education is key for her to grow it also equally important to her that she shares what she knows with our team at DKY.

“I believe that without our team we are nothing. By educating, by sharing we can be strong together”



Karen has been with the company since it first opened its doors and is an integral part of the team. She is the Salon Manager and Front of House and I know all will agree that she brings a uniqueness to DKY in a professional way that is second to none.

“If you need something to believe in start with yourself” 


Head Technician/Senior Stylist

Santana has been with DKY for over 10 years now and has worked her way up from being an assistant to now a successful top stylist with a loyal customer following. She loves keeping on top of the latest trends and enjoys going on courses to continually freshen her skills.

“Never dream small, your more than capable to have everything you have ever dreamed off if you just believe in yourself and have a little faith”


Master Colourist/Senior Stylist/Educator

Carmen has been with DKY for over 10 years. After completing her training within the salon she has went on to become a Master colourist with Wella and has spent time training advanced cutting in London as a Label M ambassador. She now educates within the salon. She enjoys the challange of colour correction and Balayage techinques. Her create approach to colour has attributed to her winning silver in the prestigious Wella Trend Vision Awards in the UK. The story of her amazing win can be found in our blog.

“learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist”


Style Director/Head Techician/Educator

Paula has worked in DKY for three and a half years. Her repertoire also includes working with in the media and on shows such as ‘Game of Thrones’ etc.  Paula has also been thru the extensive training programme within Toni & Guy and specialises in cutting and styling hair and is always keen to keep up to date with various courses to ensure she is always at the forefront of her profession.

“ Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day!” 


Head Technician/Stylist

Morgan has been part off the team for 6 years and has worked her way up to becoming a Head Technician. Her Hi-lighting techniques are second to none and she’s equally as strong as her approach to balayage.

Morgan has participated in the Toni & Guy/Label M  London Fashion week joining a team of hairstylists from all over the UK & Ireland showcasing their work on the London Catwalks. 

“Never regret a day in your life, good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” 



I have worked for DKY hair company, coming on 6 years. I started with work experience and from then realised how much I loved hairdressing and the rest is history. I have been on the floor two years this October. I love learning and improving my skills. I especially love getting to know each client and build relationships.

Upon completion of her vardering within the salon Megan then attended an intensive week long Toni & Guy cutting in theirs prestigious London Academy.

“Never underestimate what you can do. Work hard and see your dream grow”


Brazilian Blowout Specialist/Junior Stylist/Junior Colourist

I am an enthusiastic, friendly and hard-working individual!

I have been working in the hairdressing industry for 6 years, I’m qualified in both level 2 & level 3 hairdressing and am thriving through my in-house training at DKY (Covid has slowed down this process… but I’m ready to make up for it once the salon doors open again and finally finish my training!). I specialise in Brazilian Blowout and Lisse design treatments.

My favourite part of being a hairdresser is getting to know all of my clients and making them feel good about themselves with their fabulous hair dos! I also love being part of the DKY team, we really are like a family!

“The only way to do great work is to LOVE what you do”


Head Of Duties/Receiptionist

Paris has been working with DKY for 3 years now, she has taken on the role of Head of Duties. She loves the buzz and atmosphere of salon life and is always happy to chat with the clients.

“Follow your dreams and always believe in yourself. Keep your eyes on the stars and hope in your heart ❤️”


BCT Academy Placement & Future Stylist @ DKY

Lucy has been with DKY since July 2019.

Lucy has been studying her hairdressing in college since September 2020. She has placement as a junior Assistant 4 days a week attending Belfast Central Training Academy one day a week

“Wake up with determination, go to sleep with satisfaction”


BCT Academy Placement & Future Stylist @ DKY

Sophie has been with DKY since July 2020.

Sophie has been studying her hairdressing in college since September 2020. She has placement as a junior Assistant 4 days a week attending Belfast Central Training Academy one day a week

“You will face many defeats in life,but never let yourself be defeated”


BCT Academy Placement & Future Stylist @ DKY

Ellie has been with DKY since September 2020. She is currently studying hairdressing in Belfast Central Training Academy and has placement as a junior assistant along side us 4 days a week whilst attending college 1 day a week.

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore”

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