Meet Our Teams

Celebrating 8 years in business, the Black Amber brand has grown to be recognised as one of the leaders in Irish hairdressing, with locations in Templeogue, Rathfarnham, Gorey and Naas. The Black Amber team and their expert knowledge in cutting, styling, technical excellence and individual specialities sets us apart. With unsurpassed knowledge and vast experience in colour the team are recognised in the trade and in Ireland for their outstanding and bespoke work in colour.

Meet The Team

Templeogue

Salon Manager

Robyn

Receptionist

Sinead

Master Stylist

Lewis

Master Stylist

Lyndsey

Master Stylist

Tracey

Creative Stylist

Catherine

Creative Stylist

Leona

Creative Stylist

Melissa

Colour Specialist

Sean

Junior Stylist

Roisin

Junior Stylist

Sam

Rathfarnham

Salon Coordinator

Debbie

Salon Coordinator

Robyn

Master Stylist

Linda

Master Stylist

Rachel

Master Stylist

Stephanie

Creative Stylist

Bernie

Creative Stylist

Jasmine

Creative Stylist

Tara

Colour Specialist

Chloe

Colour Specialist

Sean

Junior Stylist

Lana

Gorey

Art Director / Manager

Eifa

Deputy Manager

Sarah

Receptionist

Kelly

Master Stylist

Cathy

Master Stylist

Hannah

Master Stylist

Kate

Master Stylist

Russell

Master Stylist

Siobhan

Creative Stylist

Adam

Creative Stylist

Bernadette

Creative Stylist

Emma

Senior Assistants / Colourist

Jade

Senior Assistants / Colourist

Niamh

Naas

Salon Coordinator

Suzi

Art Director

Amy

Master Stylist

Caroline

Master Stylist

Laura

Creative Stylist

Nadine

Junior Stylist / Colourist

Rachel

A 5-Star Service

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Salon Manager

Robyn

Robyn is our salon manager & front of house. She has managed Templeogue team since 2016. Robyns main focus is always on the clients experience in every part of their salon journey, and her continued commitment to offering the highest level of customer care. She loves watching her team create beautiful hair and their dedication to making their clients feel good. Her favorite motto is “what’s meant to be will always find a way”
Master Stylist

Lewis

Lewis has worked in the hair dressing industry for almost fifteen years. He began his career in 2006 serving his apprenticeship in the Grafton Street area of Dublin.
Lewis went on to explore his talents in cut & colour, and went further a field to salons in London and the U.S. He eventually went on the represent on the Irish Inter Coiffure team in Paris.
In 2010, Lewis was one of the first stylists at Black Amber. Now with over 10 years experience in the company his expertise in cut and colour serves his unrivalled clientele, who visit him from nationwide.
Master Stylist

Lyndsey

Lyndsey has been a Master Stylist at Black Amber for over 5 years. The quality of her work is simply stunning. She makes every single client look and feel gorgeous.
Even after 20 years in the hair dressing industry Lyndsey always wants to re-educate herself on the latest trends and styles.
Her motto is “what is meant for you won’t pass you by”.
Master Stylist

Tracey

Tracey is a true superstar Master Stylist. Her creativity with precision cuts, colour applications and applying extensions are next level. She is simply amazing at making clients both look and feel fantastic walking out the salon door.
Tracey has over 19 years in the industry and has been a part of Black Amber for 10 years. Her sense of humour brings lots of laughter to the salon floor. Her motto is “there is no better feeling in the world than making someone feel beautiful, I get to do that every day”.
Creative Stylist

Leona

Leona is a talented Creative Stylist who started her hair dressing career in Black Amber over 3 years ago. At present she is in her final year of training in colour and cutting.
Leona loves to learn different colour techniques and creates stunning colour applications. Her magic sense of humour adds lots of positivity to the salon. Her motto is “a little progress each day adds up to a big result”.
Creative Stylist

Melissa

Melissa is a unique and talented stylist whom has been in the industry for 11 years now, completing many courses along the way. As a colour specialist she absolutley loves everything about colour. She loves a visual to work from, so bring a picture of your desired look and you can work together to ensure beautiful results.
Her motto is “invest in your hair, it’s the crown you never take off”.
Junior Stylist

Robyn

Roisin is a talented Junior Stylist in Black Amber. Her favourite speciality in hairdressing is balayage and upstyles. Roisin loves to keep up with new trends and find new ways to improve her skills.
Her motto is ‘the only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday’.
Junior Stylist

Sam

Sam is a brilliant Junior Stylist in Black Amber. He has been here over 2 years. His favourite aspect of hairdressing and his training is balayage. Sam is known to be one of the most popular staff behind the backwash in Black Amber and brings lots of laughter to the team and clients.
His motto is “winning doesn’t always mean being first”.
Salon Coordinator

Debbie

Debbie has been on and off in the hair dressing industry for 22 years and in Black Amber for 1 year.
She is very helpful and a good support for the hairdressing staff. Debbies favourite aspect of hairdressing is colour and how it can change a persons look and spirit.
Salon Coordinator

Robyn

Robyn joined the front of house team at Black Amber in 2021. She loves welcoming clients, new and old. Her favourite thing about her position is making clients experience in the salon as relaxing and enjoyable as possible and also being a support system for the stylist when and if they need her.
Master Stylist

Rachel

Rachel has been in the hair industry for 10 years, 5 of which she has been with Black Amber. She likes to specialise in hair extensions and wedding hair for brides and their bridesmaids.
Her favourite service is doing restyles, she loves giving clients a completely new look that they can feel fabulous in.
Master Stylist

Stephanie

Steph has been working in Black Amber for 10 years. She loves being creative and innovative with new techniques and trends and making clients visions a reality! Steph really enjoy cutting & styling, up styles and doing re-styles whether it’s colour or styling and of course giving our clients, new and old, the best Black Amber Experience.
Creative Stylist

Bernie

Bernie is in the industry over for 25 years with a huge part of her career led in education and training which she absolutely loved . She has 3 young children whom keep her busy and young . She came back to the industry and Ireland 3 years ago having travelled the world for 11 years.
She has been with the Black Amber family over two years now and loves it . Her passion is cutting and styling. Bernie thinks a good hair cut is as good as any face-lift.
Creative Stylist

Jasmine

Jasmine is one of the newest members of the Black Amber team joining us in 2021. She is a creative stylist and she loves every aspect of hairdressing. Her flair and personality have been a welcome addition to the salon. She has a passion for cutting, styling and blow drys.
Creative Stylist

Tara

Tara has been in the hairdressing industry and a part of the Black Amber team for 10 years. She loves new challenges and picking new tones and styles to suit each individual client. Her favourite service is using different techniques with balayage. In her spare time Tara loves to sing, her angelic voice is appreciated on the salon floor.
Colour Specialist

Chloe

Chloe has been working in the hairdressing industry for 17 years. She has specialised in colour services for over 13 years.
Chloe has been a part of Black Amber for almost 5 years now & she loves the atmosphere. Her favourite service is balayage or highlights.
Junior Stylist

Lana

Lana is our 18 year old Junior Stylist. She has been part of black amber nearly a year now and she loves what she does. Lana is in her first year of training and is thriving, she is eager to learn new techniques and also try new things. She can’t wait to advance in her training and bring new skills to the salon and clients.
Art Director / Manager

Eifa

Eifa has a career in the hair industry spanning 25 years. Her expertise helped to form the foundations of the Black Amber branch in Gorey Co. Wexford. Her experience and dedication to the company are integral to the smooth running of the salon and an inspiration to the rest of the team. She is responsible for not only the salon team in terms of performance and recruitment but also ensuring our standards are met throughout and the client experience is always delivered.
Eifa’s vast and loyal client base are a testament to her eye for detail, her outstanding and natural raw talent combined with her instinctive and unrivalled cutting and colouring technique, is demonstrated in her understanding of what women and men want from a great style. Her extremely busy column reflects her unprecedented special talents and rare innate skillset in understanding of all things hair.
Deputy Manager

Sarah

Sarah has been a vital part of the Black Amber team since 2019. A warm, sincere and naturally friendly person. She has progressed to running a client friendly salon together with her colleagues Kelly and Aisling.
Sarahs philosophy to client care is simple; nothing is too much trouble. She encourages the team to go out of their way to accommodate the client’s every need, ensuring they receive a friendly, efficient service which is sincere and welcoming.
She will always aim to meet and surpass each client’s expectations and prides herself on her ability to remember and recognise our many salon clients as well as pre-empt an individual needs.
Receptionist

Kelly

Kelly has always been passionate about the hair industry and originally started her career as an apprentice hairdresser, before realising her ambition lay in customer care and the operational side of the business.
Transitioning to a front of house role her main focus is always on the clients experience in every part of their salon journey, and her continued commitment to offering the highest level of customer care. Her friendly disposition and positive energy ensures she is always on hand to help.
Master Stylist

Cathy

Cathy has developed a talent for making hair beautiful over her 20 years of experience in the hair industry. Her vast training has given her a wide basis of cutting and styling but she has developed a much more modern approach as a master of her craft.
The ever-expanding knowledge of techniques she has gained is truly unique, and leaves her confident working with any type of hair, long or short, curly or straight.
She is an excellent listener and communicator who is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and perfecting a tailored style for each client.
Master Stylist

Hannah

Hannah joined Black Amber in 2015, where she became an apprentice and underwent the BA training programme. She quickly developed a busy and loyal clientele which has continued to grow.
Her versatility and creativity in dressing hair, from glamorous red carpet looks to bridal hair, together with her cutting-edge ability to develop signature classic cuts have hastened her reputation with clients and as an integral part of the BA team when it comes to all things fashion and hair.
Over the past 8 years Hannah has developed a large loyal client base, she has been involved in events such as cat walk competitions and in 2018 won the Milano Fantastic Fantasy Hair Award. Hannah takes great pride in her work and her attention to detail is exceptional, together with her technical excellence ensures her clients not only look but feel amazing.
Master Stylist

Kate

Kate joined the BA Team in 2016, her philosophy is creating beautiful, healthy looking hair and making women radiate confidence with cutting and styling across all ages.
A modest miracle worker with a legion of clients, has over 20 years experience and a passion for quality, service and detail.
Her enthusiasm for creating new and exciting looks, along with having a strong understanding for sophisticated and contemporary styles, has enabled her to transform the way her clients look and feel.
Master Stylist

Russell

Russell prides himself in being able to adapt to each client’s individual needs, — from strong, edgy haircuts to classic bobs, or his unique methods of cutting graduated long layers to his expert finishing and blow drying.
His understanding of hair at all levels is all-encompassing and his knowledge and expertise as a Master stylist make his talents much in demand.
Russell believes that hairstyling is the key to balancing a strong reliable foundation that provides shape with longevity but adds an artistic flair which enhances the client’s individual style and qualities.
Master Stylist

Siobhan

Siobhan has had vast experience training and working in London before returning to Ireland. Over this time she has mastered a wide range of cutting and colouring techniques, which she now tailors to suit her individual client’s needs.
Her forté certainly lies within precision cutting, as she has an eye for detail and will settle for nothing less than perfection when it comes to styling. She likes to work with her clients to find the best style to suit them, understanding the natural behaviour of the hair and working with it whilst still creating a sharp precision look. She also pays close attention to personal style and lifestyle, being a mother herself she understands the constraints some of us can live under.
Her loyal customer base includes both men and women, who have followed her throughout her career. They are endeared to her calm persona, and professionalism.
Creative Stylist

Adam

With over 8 years styling and colouring experience, Adam has a strong interest in conveying individualism and personality, when pin pointing the thing he enjoys most about hairdressing, he knows instantly that it is the interaction that he has with the people he works with and building up a relationship with his loyal clients.
Whether you are talking about hair care or personal issues, Adam is someone who can be relied upon for sound honest advice. He thrives on working with his clients to create a bespoke look.
Creative Stylist

Bernadette

Bernadette joined Black Amber in 2017, where she became an apprentice and underwent the BA training programme. She loves meeting new people from all walks of life and is a perfectionist, her bubbly and friendly personality instantly puts her clients at ease, with whom she likes to create looks with plenty of texture and movement.
Bernadette has further refined and expanded her skills completing many cutting and colouring courses throughout her career, she is passionate about ensuring that the cut and colour you receive is the right choice for you.
Creative Stylist

Emma

Emma has developed a loyal client base who return for her services in both colouring and styling time and again. She thrives on ensuring her clients hair stays healthy and looking beautiful and is always happy to share home hair care tips. She has great depth of expertise in colouring and styling techniques.
Emma is constantly expanding her skills and has a keen interest in hair extensions. She also is a part of the Show Pony hair extensions educational team, Emma says it is so rewarding to be able to give women what they have always wanted: “more hair”.
Marketing Manager

Aisling

Aisling’s forte is in marketing and digital media and has a passion for all it entails.

She is responsible to grow and develop the BA brand ensuring its’ reputation as one of the leading salon groups in Ireland, and for the creation of innovations to keep the BA name at the forefront of the hairdressing industry.

She is extensively involved in the running of the business, where she strives to ensure that the BA brand maintains its core values of ‘consistency, professionalism, passion and expertise’ and is confident that these ideals are lived each day by the team.

Creative Stylist

Lacey

Lacey joined the BA Team in 2015, she has incredible passion for every aspect of hairdressing, her versatility and down to earth personality have seen her establish an extensive list of loyal clients who feel at complete ease when in her presence.
She loves the versatility of being able to transform lifeless hair into voluminous, thicker, fuller hair. Every consultation is detailed and bespoke to the individual client to match their hair type and colour and create a natural and realistic look.
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Salon Coordinator

Suzi

Suzi has been in the hairdressing industry since 2012 and joined Black Amber Naas in 2018. She ensures that every client’s service experience is exceptional, relaxing and surpasses expectations.
“A good day is when clients leave the salon feeling fabulous having enjoyed the Black Amber experience and are already looking forward to their next appointment”
Art Director

Amy

Amy is an Art Director of our Naas branch. She started in Black Amber Templeogue 11 years ago and has over 20 years of hairdressing experience. She is very precise at everything she does and specialises in short precision hair cuts. Her love for colour is exceptional and she loves seeing the end result and how happy it makes her clients look and feel.
Master Stylist

Caroline

Caroline is an exceptional Master stylist. She has worked with Black Amber for 6 years and has over 20 years of colour and styling expertise. Caroline is trained and certified in multiple colour systems also perming, gents and precision cutting. She enjoys using her knowledge to envisage exactly what the client wants with her deep consultations and huge passion for haircare. Her main focus-“stay humble, workout and be kind “.
Master Stylist

Laura

Laura is a Master Stylist and Colour Specialist in our Naas branch with 10 years experience in the industry.
Laura has a passion for all types of colour especially blondes , she also specialises in bonded hair extensions and loves how she can use these techniques to transform each of her clients hair to make them look and feel more confident.
Creative Stylist

Nadine

Nadine is a true professional and has thrived in the industry for 10 years. Her passions include personalised colouring, highlights and balayage also she is a perfectionist at boho blow-drys. She thrives on seeing the end result of all her clients and is always in top form .
“The day doesn’t begin until you smile”
Junior Stylist / Colourist

Rachel

Rachel is a talented Junior Stylist and is currently in her final year of training. She started working with Black Amber 5 years ago.Her favourite speciality in hairdressing is colour and a good boho blowdry. She is excited for the future and eager to learn more .